By profession, Gordon is a real estate developer. His passions, however, are traveling, reading, photography, dining, and coffee. He counts himself blessed to be able to travel for work. Through the years, he has acquired a love for independent owners and their dedication to entrepreneurial business. He is not a chain type person although he understands that processes and procedures can yield consistency and predictable quality. So whether it is his pursuit of various foods and tastes from all over the world or a shot of espresso, Gordon is seeking out that spirit of independence and the unique and personal touch it brings to flavor, atmosphere, and coffee.