Vince was born in the state of Alabama, but now is a New Orleanian through and through. He makes all of the tasty sandwiches and salads at Village Coffee, but when he is at home he prefers to make crawfish dressing.
Favorite VC Drink: Red Eye
Random Fact: Vince is a proficient jazz guitarist
Who is one person who knows everything about Vince?: My co-manager Denise Santee (she actually answered these questions for him)
Congrats to one of our managers, Denise Santee, for being this week’s barista of the week! Denise has been working at Village Coffee for about two years, and when she isn’t managing baristas she is managing three boys and a husband.
Favorite VC Drink: Banana Mocha
Random Fact: Her catchphrase is “In that order!”
If Denise Ever Opened a Nightclub What Would it be Called: Club Rukus (Notice: unauthorized utilization of this name for any clubs, discos, discotheques, etc. not affiliated with Denise will result in physical harm inflicted upon the user and any involved parties. Such punishment is under the discretion and purview of Denise Santee.)
Jordan is a suave barista and a marketing major at UNO. Ask him to make you a drink and it will overflow with that indefinable swagger he exudes.
His Favorite Village Coffee Drink: Iced Chai with Soy Milk
One Random Fact about Jordan: He has two toes stuck together
How Many Cats Does Jordan Think Is Too Many Cats: Exactly three
Josh is from Atlanta (aka home of the Braves), but moved to New Orleans to go to New Orleans Baptist Seminary. He is married to Sarah Cook and loves frisbee golf, movies, and festivals.
Favorite Village Coffee Drink: Hot Chai Latte
Random Fact: Josh enjoys woodworking
If Josh Had to Pick a TV Show to Live in, it Would Be: Seinfeld
Congratulations to Laurie, one of our longest tenured employees here at Village Coffee! Laurie loves working at VC almost as much as her three kiddos: Sullivan, Tristan, and Meadow (Not really, she loves them much more…but she sure likes Village Coffee).
One Random Fact About Laurie: She is one half of a set of identical twins
Favorite VC Drink When Pregnant: Village Cream Frappe
Favorite VC Drink Otherwise: Iced Tea with Lemon
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