Newberry, Florida (December 16, 2022) – Ellianos Coffee, a southeast-based drive-thru specialty coffee brand, is coming soon to Newberry, Florida. Ellianos reports that it signed the agreement with new franchisees Eric and Randi Preston, and is looking forward to serving the Newberry community.

Eric and Randi have a combined 35 years of experience in the food service industry in North Florida. Eric, who is also currently positioned as Ellianos Coffee’s Director of Operations and Logistics, commented on their new venture, “It has always been our dream to own our own business, and we are very excited to open our Ellianos Coffee franchise.” He went on to say, “Newberry isn’t too far from our hometown, and we love the small-town feel, along with it being a growing community.”

Eric and Randi Preston, new Ellianos franchisees and owners of the Newberry, FL location.

Mallory Pruitt, Ellianos Coffee Executive Director, reported on the new-coming store stating, “We know the Prestons will be great operators of the Newberry store. They’re committed to providing the community with the high-quality coffee and excellent customer service we’re known for. Newberry is in for a treat!”

The Ellianos menu boasts Signature Creations such as the Cookies and Cream Freezer, Tuscany Toffee Latte, or Milan Mint Mocha. Ellianos also offers fruit smoothies, flavored Red Bull Energy Drink concoctions called Red Bull Rushes, teas, and more for those looking for something without coffee. The menu offers food items that include Breakfast Bowls with creamy grits, Breakfast Croissant Sandwiches, cookies, and much more.

Over the past year, the distinguished drive-thru coffee brand has experienced accelerated 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 was founded in 2002 with the mission to serve ‘Italian Quality at America’s Pace®.’ Founders Scott and Pam Stewart have continued their dedicated work of expanding the franchise while making everyone feel like part of the family. The franchise is experiencing exponential growth but remains true to its core values and mission. There are currently 29 operating store locations, with over 80 more in some stage of development.

In 2022, the Franchise Business Review (FBR) named Ellianos a Top Franchise and was also named a 2022 Top Food Franchise. In 2021, Entrepreneur Magazine named Ellianos on its Top Food Franchise list. To learn more about Ellianos Coffee franchising opportunities, please visit

Jonathan Morgan

About Jonathan Morgan

Jonathan Morgan has been in sales for much of his career and truly enjoys networking with others and assisting them throughout the sales process. He currently serves as the Director of Franchise Sales, eager to help prospective franchisees make their franchise dreams a reality. Jonathan was born and raised in Northern Florida and was always familiar with the Ellianos brand. He got more acquainted with Ellianos through a business relationship with Franchise Development Vice President Chad Stewart. This critical connection led him to where he is now. Jonathan dedicates himself to Ellianos’ success – no matter the cost and genuinely enjoys networking with others and putting in the hard work necessary to help Ellianos expand. However, if he’s not in the office, Jonathan can be found either on the golf course or shooting range – his two favorite pastimes.

One Comment

  • Effie Cooper says:

    Congratulations on opening soon Ellianos in Newberry. Everyone looking forward and great location. Thanks

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