Meet John & John

Meet the Owners

John Soranno

John Soranno

John grew up in Milan, Italy, where he fell in love with Italian pizza and other food. After graduating with degrees in business and economics, John joined Northwest Airlines, where he worked as a marketing analyst. After escaping corporate life, John founded Punch in 1996.

John Puckett

John Puckett

Prior to Punch, John co-founded Caribou Coffee with his wife, Kim, in 1992. They sold Caribou in 2000. Punch was always John and Kim's favorite restaurant. Realizing they shared similar philosophies about quality and had complementary talents, John and John decided to become partners in 2001.