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Founded: 1978

PJ's Coffee of New Orleans was founded in 1978 by Phyllis Jordan, a pioneer in the coffee industry that demonstrated better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffee-making mattered.

There is nothing King Cake can’t fix! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) spreads the spirit of Carnival with a selection of hot and cold seasonal beverages: King Cake Latte, King Cake Protein Velvet Ice, and Zulu Coconut Iced Mocha.
January 13th, 2022
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is proud to partner with Ochsner Health and Ochsner  Cancer Institute’s All In Against Cancer initiative to raise funds for medical treatment and new cancer therapies and research this fall.
October 13th, 2021
It’s Fall at PJ’s Coffee Y’all! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans announces its line-up of autumnal specials.
September 22nd, 2021
For the 16th year in a row, Fast Casual has released their Top 100 Movers & Shakers list, with PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans ranking at #71.
June 17th, 2021
Today, the team at PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s Coffee) announces PJ’s locations across the country will reserve a table in memorial of fallen, missing, or imprisoned military service members on Memorial Day.
May 25th, 2021
Summer is officially wedding season at PJ’s! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s Coffee) makes their summer coffee splash with the return of Southern Wedding Cake.
May 5th, 2021
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans announced the next phase of its franchise growth on Wednesday, which entails a reinforced presence in the ripe development states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi.
March 24th, 2021
What’s the buzz at PJ’s? PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s Coffee) is now offering new springtime beverages to sweeten your coffee habits.
March 4th, 2021
Even amid the pandemic, PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans continues to innovate and grow. Most notably, PJ’s Coffee ranked #437 on the prestigious Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list.
February 16th, 2021
When you don’t know how to say it, say it with . . . PJ’s Coffee! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) spreads the love to coffee fanatics with a special Valentine’s Day promotion.
February 12th, 2021
All hail Carnival! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) is kicking off the Mardi Gras season with several carnival-inspired drinks.
January 20th, 2021
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans announced its plans for rapid expansion throughout Florida with hopes to bring 187 new locations within the next 10 years.
December 3rd, 2020
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The team at PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is proud to partner with Children’s Hospital New Orleans to support young artists and celebrate the start of the holidays with a seasonal cup.
November 3rd, 2020
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans understands their passion better than anyone, and that's why the nationwide coffeehouse is rolling out a thoughtful promotion to help them celebrate the day.
September 29th, 2020
Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Co-Founders Paul Ballard, Steven Ballard, and Scott Ballard of Ballard Brands were named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award finalists.
September 14th, 2020
PJ’s Coffee blends the warm flavors of autumn, the coziness of cinnamon, and the punch of healthful herbs to create treats that are both seasonal and unique.
September 10th, 2020
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans announced its mid-year franchise development numbers on July 14, 2020, accepting a total 11 franchise agreements that have or will result in 15 new franchise locations.
July 14th, 2020
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s Coffee) has some big news brewing for our men and women in uniform.
July 6th, 2020
Rouses Markets and PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans, two iconic Louisiana brands, have come together to create a special coffee blend to celebrate a milestone anniversary for the grocery retailer.
June 25th, 2020
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has announced its third annual Veteran Franchise License Giveaway, which will award one deserving military veteran a free PJ’s Coffee franchise license.
November 11th, 2019
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans recently signed a multi-unit deal to bring three new locations to Mobile and Baldwin counties.
August 20th, 2019
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans has awarded Marine Corps Veteran, Bobby Mounts, as the winner of its annual Veteran Franchise License Giveaway.
June 20th, 2019
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has announced rapid expansion plans for Texas with hopes to bring 180 new locations within the next 10 years.
May 15th, 2019
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PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) is now offering new springtime beverages to sweeten your coffee habits. PJ's will feature a Honey Crème Brûlée Iced Latte, Honey Macadamia Velvet Ice, and Honey Mint Julep Iced Tea.
April 10th, 2019
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans, a New Orleans-based coffeehouse that demonstrates better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffee-making matter, is preparing to grind out a substantial 2019.
January 29th, 2019
Brew Me Something, Mista! PJ’s of New Orleans is kicking off the Mardi Gras season by announcing their new partnership with one of New Orleans’ most historic krewes: the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club (Zulu).
January 25th, 2019
J’s Coffee of New Orleans, creator of the Original Cold Brew™ Iced Coffee, has kicked up the coffee game again by launching PJ’s Nitro Cold Brew Coffee - available this week at all PJ’s Coffee locations across the country.
December 14th, 2018
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has announced its second annual Veteran Franchise License Giveaway which will award one deserving veteran a PJ’s Coffee franchise license.
November 12th, 2018
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has announced the signing of a multi-unit agreement to bring five locations to Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington D.C. within the next four years.
September 25th, 2018
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has awarded Marine Corp Veteran, Jeff Hateley, as the winner of its inaugural Veteran Franchise License Giveaway.
June 18th, 2018
Spring forward with a caffeine twist! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) is now offering new springtime beverages just in time to change up your coffee order for daylight savings.
March 19th, 2018
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is gaining momentum in the targeted state of Mississippi.
January 18th, 2018
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans, a New Orleans-based coffeehouse that demonstrates better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffee-making matter, is gearing up for a strong 2018.
January 17th, 2018
All hail Carnival! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) is kicking off the Mardi Gras season with a new king cake flavored Skinny Protein Velvet Ice, along with its cult favorite King Cake Lattes, hot coffee and cold brews.
January 10th, 2018
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is gearing up for international expansion as it looks to bring 100 franchise locations to Malaysia, Kuwait, and Vietnam in the next five years.
December 5th, 2017
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PJ's Coffee of New Orleans is looking to bring up to 30 locations into Mississippi over the next two to three years.
November 6th, 2017
Tis’ the season for some coffee! PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans (PJ’s) is celebrating the holidays with its new holiday-themed cup collection, launching early November at a PJ’s Coffee location near you.
October 26th, 2017
Ballard Brands, LLC. recently appointed Matthew Salmonson, Dale Scofield, and Marty Schweitzer to its Board of Advisors.
October 5th, 2017
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is gearing up for a nationwide expansion, developing beyond the southeastern United States.
September 18th, 2017
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans revealed its new brand identity this evening to its family of franchisees and partners at the PJ’s Roasting Facility in New Orleans, featuring the company’s first logo change in over a decade.
May 25th, 2017
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has signed its first multi-unit franchise agreement with Texas Franchisee, Mike Price, the current owner of PJ’s third location in Texas at the Conroe Regional Medical Center in Houston.
April 18th, 2017
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans was recently named a top franchise by Franchise Business Review in its 2017 Top Franchises for Women Report.
February 14th, 2017

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