Gloria Jean’s Coffees was founded almost 40 years ago by Gloria Jean Kvetko 1979 in Chicago, USA. In 1996, the first Gloria Jean’s Coffees opened in Sydney, Australia. Fast forward to 2020 and Gloria Jean’s Coffees is now a global success story, serving specialty coffee in over 50 markets. To this day Gloria Jean’s Coffees continues to uphold the premise it was founded on all those years ago, which is to serve customers with the highest quality specialty coffee, every time.

1979

Gloria Jean and Ed Kvetko opened a specialty gourmet coffee outlet in a small town of north Chicago, USA.

1996

First two franchised stores opened in Sydney

2020

Today, Gloria Jean’s Coffees has a strong global presence with close to 760 coffee houses in over 55 countries worldwide