Only a few people knew when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan decided to get married. The event was discretely planned to avoid all the limelight that comes with a celebrity getting married. The occasion was announced as a throw down party for Priscilla on completing her medical graduation. Even the couples’ parents thought the same until they saw Priscilla and Mark in their wedding dresses!
Mark Zuckerberg’s Trust in Philz
Of the few people who knew about the Silicon Valley’s top-secret were Philz Coffee owner, Phil, and his son Jacob Jaber. Such was Mark’s trust in Phil as a person and as an expert coffee maker. Living up to the expectations of the Social Media Mughal, Phil and Jacob served guests with their best of the blends, which became an instant hit with the attendees. Mark was so impressed with their services that he requested Phil to serve on the postnuptial ceremony.
Philz Coffee – The Journey
For decades, Philz Coffee has been San Francisco’s little own secret. It all began from a single coffee store in the Jabbers’ Street in 2002, which has now grown to become the Bay Area’s institution for specialty beach coffee.
When Jacob, the youngest of Phil’s three sons, joined him in 2005, the Philz was a small coffee bar. He encouraged his dad to expand the business. As a result, Philz opened three more branches in San Francisco, along with another one Palo Alto. The expansion came in at the right time as San Francisco was then fast booming into the technology hub of California.…