Who We Are

The Ellianos Story

The Ellianos story began when experienced entrepreneurs and coffee-lovers, Scott and Pam Stewart, returned to their home in Lake City, Florida from a visit to the Pacific Northwest. While there, the Stewarts took notice of the booming drive-thru specialty coffee shop industry. Having a love for coffee and always looking to seize the right opportunity, the Stewarts began planning for Lake City’s first double-sided drive-thru specialty coffee shop. Driven by a mission to serve the highest quality specialty coffee beverages in a way that would meet the demands of busy Americans, family-owned Ellianos Coffee Company was founded in 2002.

People took to the concept almost immediately and the Stewarts decided to franchise the Ellianos concept and brand. Being a franchisee himself in the pizza industry, Mr. Stewart knew what it would take to start a franchise, and determined that his company would value franchisees as though they were part of the family. Today, the Ellianos franchise is readily available in about 35 of the states.

With a lot of hard work, attention to detail, and help from others, Ellianos Coffee Company has become a dominant brand in the Southeast United States. Even in the early stages, Ellianos achieved brand awareness in its market and thousands of loyal customers. We stand today by the same motto we did back then: to serve ITALIAN QUALITY AT AMERICA’S PACE®.

We're more than a franchise

WE'RE A FAMILY

Scott Stewart

Scott Stewart

Owner/Founder

Mike Stewart

Mike Stewart

Vice President

Chad Stewart

Chad Stewart

Vice President, Franchise Development

Greg Pruitt

Greg Pruitt

VP, Marketing & Strategic Communications

Mallory Pruitt

Mallory Pruitt

Executive Director

Megan Cady

Megan Cady

Director of Operations

Jonathan Morgan

Jonathan Morgan

Franchise Development Specialist

Jim Zuber

Jim Zuber

Director of Construction

Debi Bennefield

Debi Bennefield

Director, Site Development

Jamie Williams

Jamie Williams

Site Development Assistant

Michelle Monahan

Michelle Monahan

Office Manager

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Holly Key

Marketing Coordinator

That's just the beginning

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