Fernandina Beach, Florida (November 14, 2023)Ellianos Coffee, a southeast-based drive-thru specialty coffee brand, is thrilled to announce its newest location coming soon to the scenic town of Fernandina Beach. Nestled on SR 200, this new store is set to become a go-to destination for locals and visitors alike. Franchisees Spencer and Kacie Hutchison are poised to bring the Ellianos brand to this charming coastal community.

Spencer and Kacie Hutchison, who have been franchisees for over 12 years, were initially drawn to the Ellianos Coffee brand during their college days at Valdosta State University. They opened their first store in Douglas, Georgia, and currently have stores in Kingsland and St. Mary’s as well. Their excitement for this new endeavor is palpable as they look forward to growing the brand and connecting with the incredible people of Fernandina Beach.

When asked about their choice of location, Spencer and Kacie expressed their deep connection to the area through family, friends, and personal interests. Having spent significant time in Fernandina Beach, they fell in love with the place and its proximity to their home and other Ellianos locations. Opening a store in their favorite getaway spot was a dream come true.

The popular specialty coffee brand offers several menu items, including espresso drinks, latte freezers, drip coffee, and more. For non-coffee drinkers, they also serve smoothies, teas, various flavored energy drink offerings called Ellianos Edge, and more. Additionally, they serve various food items such as hearty breakfast grit bowls, breakfast sandwiches, bagels, cookies, brownies, and chicken salad croissants.

Ellianos has seen sustained franchise growth, expanding its footprint in Florida and Georgia, and offering territories in several other states. Ellianos is currently seeking franchisees for territories in Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

About Ellianos Coffee

Ellianos Coffee was founded in 2002 by entrepreneurs Scott and Pam Stewart with the mission to serve Italian Quality at America’s Pace®. In its over 20-year history, Ellianos has grown to 47 stores and has over 150 more in some stage of development. In 2023, the Franchise Business Review (FBR) named Ellianos a Top Franchise and also named Ellianos a 2022 Top Food Franchise. In its 2023 Franchise 500® list, Entrepreneur magazine recognized Ellianos among the nation’s top franchises. To learn more about Ellianos Coffee franchising opportunities, please visit www.ellianos.com/franchising/.

Abby Benton

About Abby Benton

Growing up in High Springs, Abby was always used to the small-town, family-like feel of things, which attracted her to join the Ellianos team. As the Marketing & PR Manager at Ellianos, Abby constantly seeks ways to expand her knowledge and skills in content creation. She loves crafting engaging social media posts, curating stunning visuals, and brainstorming unique marketing strategies.


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