Tag archives: Mark Wain

Caffe Luxxe at Montecito Country Mart
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 6, 2019

Last month marked the opening of Caffe Luxxe, Montecito’s newest coffee shop located in Montecito Country Mart. Last week we had the opportunity to sit down with co-founder Mark Wain, who, along with his business partner Gary Chau, started the Los Angeles-based chain of artisan coffee shops in 2006.  Wain and Chau met in business […]

Montecito Country Mart News
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 16, 2019

Montecito Country Mart has welcomed several new stores and eateries recently, including Caffe Luxxe, an artisanal coffee roaster from Los Angeles. Located in a portion of the space formerly occupied by Xanadu Bakery, the roasting company features Northern Italian-style espresso drinks, coffee, and various pastries. Hosting a grand opening last Saturday, May 11, the location […]

Montecito Country Mart Updates
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 8, 2018

Los Angeles-based boutique coffee shop Caffe Luxxe has announced plans to open in Montecito County Mart, in a portion of the space once occupied by Xanadu Bakery near Vons.  The European-style café was founded in 2006 by friends Mark Wain and Gary Chau, who both left corporate jobs to pursue their dream of opening a […]