New Orleans-born coffeehouse to open its second Florida location in May
A taste of The Big Easy is making its way to the sandy shores of Florida’s gulf coast with a new PJ’s Coffee coming to Cape Coral this spring.
Located at 1519 NE Pine Island Road in one of the busiest and fastest-growing areas of the city, residents and vacationers will soon be able to celebrate Fat Tuesday every day with freshly roasted premium coffee that warms the soul and pairs perfectly with New Orleans-style beignets.
Once open, the new PJ’s in Cape Coral will be the famous coffeehouse’s second location in the Sunshine State and the pioneer franchise for local residents, business partners and childhood friends Susan Wright and Mike Herren.
“We thought we were ready to retire, but bringing that signature PJ’s Coffee taste to the community was too good of an opportunity to pass up,” said Wright, who previously worked with PJ’s as the Design and Construction Director 20 years ago. “I always had a dream to one day own my own PJ’s, and I’m so happy that day is finally here.”
With indoor and patio seating, as well as a drive-thru, Cape Coral residents will soon learn what craftsman coffee rooted in pure southern hospitality is all about – whether they’re on the go or just want to sit outside and enjoy the Florida sun.
“Susan got me hooked on PJ’s when she found out I was drinking my coffee from a can,” said Herren. “Once I had that first sip and realized how much better premium coffee could taste, we knew we wanted to become small business owners of a local coffee shop and share the same experience with the rest of the community.”
Ahead of the opening, PJ’s Coffee is hiring up to 20 positions to aid with catering and more. Interested candidates may send resumes to the store at email@example.com.
PJ’s Coffee utilizes only the best quality Arabica coffee from across the globe. PJ’s Coffee carries a complete line of espresso-based beverages, flavored coffee, and award-winning Original Cold Brew iced coffee and bags of roasts. PJ’s Coffee is the industry leader in sourcing methods, from farm to cup, with a focus on supporting sustainability. By partnering directly with farms, PJ’s is committed to doing business in ways that are good for the planet by minimizing the environmental footprint. To learn more about PJ’s Coffee or to find a location near you, visit pjscoffee.com.
Phyllis Jordan, a pioneer in the coffee industry, founded PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans in 1978, and demonstrated that better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffeemaking mattered. In 2008, the company was purchased by New Orleans natives and brothers, Paul, Steven, and Scott Ballard. PJ’s Coffee serves a wide variety of hot, iced and frozen coffee beverages using only the best quality Arabica coffee beans, as well as organic tea and fresh breakfast pastries. PJ’s Original Cold Brew Ice Coffee is brewed daily using a special cold-drip process that protects the flavor and strength of the beans, while producing a coffee that is two-thirds less acidic – a process and technique developed by its founder and used for more than 40 years at all PJ’s locations. Bags of whole bean coffee and single serve cups of PJ’s Coffee are available for sale in-store and online. With more than 145 operating stores, including four international locations, PJ’s Coffee continues to grow in the U.S. and abroad. For more information, visit pjscoffee.com or follow PJ’s Coffee on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
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