Jenny Bonchak

Raleigh, NC
Slingshot Coffee Co.

Jenny Bonchak is the Founder and CEO of Slingshot Coffee Co. in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 2012 as a pioneer in premium cold brew coffee, Jenny has established Slingshot’s reputation worldwide as one of the best-tasting and highest quality cold brew coffees in the United States. She’s grown the company’s distribution to more than 25 states, within high-end specialty grocery and independents such as Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Dean & Deluca and most recently, Target.

She’s a Specialty Coffee industry veteran of 10 years, and is a two-time national award-winning barista. Jenny was also named the Southern Food and Drink Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016.

Jenny lives in Raleigh with her husband and business partner, Jonathan, and their beagle, Frank.

Accolades and Publications

  • Southern Food and Drink Entrepreneur of the Year (2016)
  • United States Brewers Cup –East Champion (2016), 2nd Place (2015)

  • Re:co Symposium/Specialty Coffee Association – Panelist (2016)


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