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Megan Coppola

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Megan Coppola has owned Beans and Leaves in Staten Island since 2012. She has three children, Christian 8, Johnny 6, and Claire 3, with her loving husband Christian of nearly 11 years. While Beans started as a coffee shop, during a difficult time, waffles were added to the menu, and the rest is history. Quickly becoming a pioneer in the waffle world, more than 19,000 followers later, the waffles at Beans have been declared by many as “the best they ever had”. She is grateful to have her managers Kristin Glessner and Danielle Bianchi at... READ MORE

Megan Coppola has owned Beans and Leaves in Staten Island since 2012. She has three children, Christian 8, Johnny 6, and Claire 3, with her loving husband Christian of nearly 11 years. While Beans started as a coffee shop, during a difficult time, waffles were added to the menu, and the rest is history. Quickly becoming a pioneer in the waffle world, more than 19,000 followers later, the waffles at Beans have been declared by many as “the best they ever had”. She is grateful to have her managers Kristin Glessner and Danielle Bianchi at her side and would love to see Beans grow throughout the tri-state area. In late 2019, with her partner Alyssa DeMaio, Beans and Leaves South will be opening to start the takeover!

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What is your favorite NYC restaurant? And what is your go-to dish? My favorite Restaurant was Tredici Steak that was closed to due to structural issues. I absolutely loved their Wagyu Ravioli. What is your ultimate meal? Anything that ends with the most amazing dessert! What three things are always in your pantry? Fresh garlic, pure vanilla, and Ritz Crackers. If you weren't a chef, what would you be? A detective! If you could cook with anyone, who would that be? Duff Goldman or Ree Drummond.