PJ's Coffee of New Orleans Opens New Location Below Historic Jackson Square Pontalba Apartments

Chartres Street location celebrates opening with ribbon cutting ceremony and free coffee April 17th

WHAT: PJ's Coffee of New Orleans is making history, one cup at a time with the launch of its new location on Chartres Street below the historic Pontalba Apartments in Jackson Square. The 35-year old coffee retailer and roaster will commemorate the opening with a formal ribbon cutting event on April 17th. The opening will also celebrate the launch of PJ's single serve coffee cups, available in all 65 PJ's locations and online and in select grocery stores throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas in April. A wide selection of PJ's specialty coffee beverages will be available to those in attendance, along with PJ's single serve coffee brewed from Keurig machines. The Chartres Street location officially opens to the public on April 5th.

Built in 1840, the Pontalba Apartments are a National Historic Landmark and are the oldest apartment buildings in the United States. Today, the buildings are also used for restaurants and shops.

PJ's Coffee on Chartres features a wide selection of beverages and bites, including hot coffee, famous iced coffee, frozen beverages, Mighty Leaf Tea and pastries to customers. PJ's single serve coffee cups come in four roasts Carnival blend, French Roast, Hazelnut and Decaf.

The Chartres Street location is open Monday- Sunday 6:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m. For more information, please visit www.pjscoffee.com or visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/pjscoffee. 

WHEN: Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration Wednesday April 17, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: PJ's Coffee of New Orleans 630 Charters Street New Orleans, La 70116

WHY: PJ's Coffee of New Orleans was founded in 1978 by Phyllis Jordan, a pioneer in the coffee industry that demonstrated that better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffee- PJ's Coffee serves a wide variety of hot, iced and frozen coffee beverages using only the top 1% of Arabica beans, as well as Mighty Leaf Tea and breakfast pastries. PJ's has over twenty different coffees and offers three freshly brewed choices a day. PJ's famous iced coffees are brewed daily using a special cold-drip process that protects the flavor and strength of the beans, while producing a coffee that is 2/3 less acidic a process pioneered by our founder. Packages of PJ's Coffee are available for sale in-store and online.

Contact: Emily Reimsnyder or Jennifer Bond 504.897.0462 emily@bondpublicrelations.com jennifer@bondpublicrelations.com 
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