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Aladdin Campus Dining Brings New Orleans-Inspired Brands to a Mississippi Community College
Source: Aladdin Campus Dining Brings New Orleans-Inspired Brands to a Mississippi Community College
Restaurantnews.com, November 11, 2023
PJ’s Coffee and WOW American Eats opens in Pearl River
Poplarville, MS (RestaurantNews.com) Aladdin Campus Dining, a specialist in higher education culinary management services, is proud to add PJ’s Coffee and WOW American Eats to Pearl River Community College’s dining portfolio. Students, faculty and members of the community celebrated these trending brands during a grand opening on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 10:30 a.m.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled and proud to bring two exemplary Louisiana-based concepts to the heart of our campus,” said Adam Breerwood, president of Pearl River Community College. “We’re thankful to our dining partner, Aladdin Campus Dining, along with Ballard Brands, for working with us to help provide our hardworking Wildcats the opportunity to enjoy great flavors and the convenience of these beloved brands right here on our grounds.”
Located in Crosby Hall on campus and available to the public, PJ’s Coffee opened in late October, while WOW American Eats opened on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Founded by Phyllis Jordan, a pioneer in the coffee industry, PJ’s Coffee serves a wide variety of hot, iced and frozen coffee beverages using only the best quality Arabica coffee beans, as well as organic tea and fresh breakfast pastries. Since 2008, PJ’s Coffee has been owned and operated by Ballard Brands, a privately held hospitality and food service company formed by brothers Paul, Steven and Scott Ballard to deliver their New Orleans passion for eating, drinking and living to the world.
WOW American Eats, a restaurant that goes beyond the typical fast dining experience using favorite American dishes and recipes by adding a modern twist, was founded by the Ballard brothers in 2001. With award-winning signature sauces and made-from-scratch spice rubs, WOW has won “Best Wings in New Orleans” eight years in a row.
Both locations will operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
About Aladdin Campus Dining
Aladdin Campus Dining’s mission is to provide the best possible college dining experience for every student so that their college life experience thrives! We are fueling students, community and culture.
For more, visit www.aladdincampusdining.com.
About PJ’s Coffee
Phyllis Jordan, a pioneer in the coffee industry, founded PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans in 1978 and demonstrated that better beans, superior roasting techniques, and pure passion for the art of coffeemaking mattered. In 2008, the company was purchased by New Orleans natives and brothers Paul, Steven, and Scott Ballard. PJ’s Coffee serves a wide variety of hot, iced and frozen coffee beverages using only the best quality Arabica coffee beans, as well as organic tea and fresh breakfast pastries. With more than 175 operating stores, including four international locations, PJ’s Coffee continues to grow in the U.S. and abroad. For more, visit pjscoffee.com or follow PJ’s Coffee on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.