Landon “Landers” “Old Bill” “Landerkins” Sharp hails from deep in the foothills of Tennessee, but don’t worry he has taken to New Orleans like a flea to a hunting dog.
He has been working at Village Coffee for a year and a half whilst getting his Masters from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Landon’s Favorite VC Drink: Dr. Pepper
One Random Fact About Landon: He is a proficient dancer
If Landon Could Rename America, He Would Call It: Landonavia
An Indianapolis native, Ellen Spitz has been working at Village Coffee for two and a half months now and has loved every minute of it.
She is a Colts fan, but don’t hold it against her, and is pursuing a Masters degree in dietetics. Hooray Ellen!
Favorite VC Drink: Chai Tea Latte
Random Fact About Ellen: She is part Cherokee
If Ellen Could Live in a House Made Out of Any Food That Food Would Be: Avocado
Randy has been working at Village Coffee since the day it was opened and is now a manager.
He is a native of “Kenner, bra” and is a student at UNO. Check out his excellent latte art skills next time he makes you a drink!
Randy’s Favorite Village Coffee Drink: “The Rundy” – two shots over ice with two pumps of coconut
One Random Fact About Randy: He is allergic to milk, but not lactose intolerant.
If Randy Could Live One Day Over and Over Again (ala the movie Groundhog Day), That Day Would Be: The day the Saints won the Super Bowl
Kendall has been working at Village Coffee since the day we opened! She is from Houston and is the Band Director at St. Ann. The best way to start a conversation with Kendall is by saying, “Who Dat!”
One Random Fact About Kendall: She is obsessed with Justin Timberlake
Her Favorite Village Coffee Drink: Dirty iced chai with soy milk and a shot of spicy red cinnamon (because it tastes like Christmas)
If Kendall Were a Pirate, Her Specialization Would Be: Pirate Song Director/Choreographer
Randolph has a true passion for customer service and has been serving customers here at Village Coffee for eight months.
He is a native of both NOCAL and SOMISS (Northern California and Southern Mississippi). If you have some time to kill, ask him which baseball team is the world’s greatest.
One Random Fact About Randolph: The majority of his family is left-handed, including himself.
His Favorite Drink: The Americano
If He Could Have One Non-Domesticated Animal as a Pet It Would Be: A Feral Robotic Squirrel
Rachel a.k.a. “The Rache” has been an integral part of the Village Coffee team for a few months now, and she has been a native New Orleanian all her life.
She cut her teeth in the sno-ball business, but has made the jump to preparing fine beverages for you!
One Random Fact About Rachel: She has dual citizenship with the “Land Down Under”.
If Rachel Was Forced To Eat A Bug It Would Be: A cricket
Rachel’s Favorite Village Coffee Drink: French Vanilla Iced Coffee with Cinnamon
Ross is one of the newest baristas to join the Village Coffee team, but don’t let that fool you, he can make drinks with expert skill and precision.
Get to know Ross by asking him about his travels in China!
One Random Fact About Ross: He’s double-jointed in his fingers
Ross’ Favorite Non-Earth Planet: Mercury
Ross’ Favorite Village Coffee Drink: Iced Mocha
Almaz, aka “Miss Thang,” is a native New Orleanian and has been a faithful Village Coffee employee for two years.
If you want to talk to Almaz about her favorite subject, ask her about her two kids, Jhayre and Mariah.
A random fact about Almaz: Her favorite actor is Idris Elba
The 3 things that Almaz would bring to a deserted island: A first-aid kit, vienna sausages, and the book The Dopeman’s Wife.
Her favorite drink: Caramel Latte
Our Assistant Store Manager Nolan has been with Village Coffee for a little less than a year now and has been peddling coffee even longer than that!
Introduce yourself to Nolan this week and you won’t be disappointed.
Random Fact About Nolan: He is an avid saxophone player.
Nolan’s Favorite Cartoon Character: Eric Cartman
Nolan’s Drink of Choice: Banana Mocha Bianca