Valdosta, Georgia (July 27, 2023)Ellianos Coffee, a southeast-based drive-thru specialty coffee brand, is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its newest store in Valdosta! On Thursday, August 3rd at 10am, coffee lovers will be treated to an exciting experience at the brand-new location at 3277 North Valdosta Road.

Following the success of their existing store on Baytree Road, owned by Ashley DeLoach, Ellianos is expanding its presence in Valdosta with the help of new franchisees Beth Joyner and Mystie Fehlman. These dynamic sisters are excited to continue establishing the brand in their town, offering the same high-quality products and exceptional service that customers have come to know and love.

Beth, a longtime Valdosta resident, and former dental hygienist has dedicated herself to being a devoted stay-at-home mom of two. Mystie, with her real estate experience, recently moved from the northern Georgia town of Jefferson to embark on this exciting new venture with her sister. Together, they expressed their enthusiasm for the upcoming store, stating, “We are super excited to be able to open a new Ellianos location in the Valdosta community where we love to live. We want to continue to bring the great taste of specialty coffee to the area.”

Mallory Pruitt, the Executive Director of Ellianos, shared her excitement about the Valdosta expansion. She stated, “We look forward to expanding in the Valdosta community and are excited to see Beth and Mystie serve their customers with excellent service and great-tasting coffee. Ellianos is already loved by so many in the southern Georgia area, specifically in Valdosta, and we are confident we will gain even more loyal customers with this new location.”

The Ellianos menu is a treasure trove of enticing options, featuring Signature Creations like the Cookies and Cream Freezer, Milan Mint Mocha, and Tuscany Toffee Latte. And fear not, non-coffee drinkers! Ellianos offers an array of fruit smoothies, flavored Red Bull Energy Drink concoctions known as Red Bull Rushes, teas, and more. If you’re feeling hungry, the menu also includes delectable food items such as hearty Breakfast Bowls with creamy grits, Breakfast Croissant Sandwiches, fresh New York-style bagels, cookies, and much more.

Over the past year, Ellianos Coffee has experienced remarkable growth, expanding its footprint in Florida and Georgia while also offering territories in several other states. The brand actively seeks franchisees for Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina territories.

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 almost 40 stores and has over 110 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

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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