The News

QSR MEDIA: Oporto banks on their revitalised in-store experience to reach a growing millennial market

In The Media: April 17, 2019

CEO Craig Tozer elaborates on the thought process behind the chain’s new store design and their revamped national training programme. Since starting its voyage in North Bondi in 1986 and…

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New Store Opening: Oporto Menai, NSW

Brand News: April 4, 2019

We are excited to announce the opening of Oporto’s newest shopfront restaurant @ Menai NSW which opened today. This is Oporto’s 16th & Craveable’s 21st new-restaurant opening in Australia for FY19.…

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Oporto launches a campaign bespoke to the users’ individual search

Brand News: March 22, 2019

Oporto is famous for its flavoursome food that gets you out of your comfort zone. How can we showcase our food quality, whilst instilling this spirit of adventure? Collaborating with…

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Oporto partners with the Southern Districts Soccer Football Association (SDSFA)

Brand News: March 21, 2019

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the Southern Districts Soccer Football Association (SDSFA). Through a sponsorship from 10 of our stores located in the south west Sydney region,…

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Oporto is the number one performing QSR in Australia

Brand News: March 13, 2019

Craig Tozer, Oporto CEO, explains how the brand is growing 4 time as far as the market, with a 30% growth over the last 3 years. The future for Oporto…

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New Store Opening: Oporto Lansvale, NSW

Brand News: March 13, 2019

We are excited to announce the opening of Oporto’s newest drive-thru restaurant @ Lansvale NSW which opened today, 13th March 2019. This is Oporto’s 15th & Craveable’s 20th new-restaurant opening in…

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National Manager Property and Leasing - Meet Mark Hooper

Familia News: March 10, 2019

JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS FOR FRANCHISE SUCCESS So many factors contribute to the success of a franchise business, but one of the most important is location. That’s where Mark Hooper, otherwise…

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New store Opening: Oporto Mittagong, NSW

Brand News: March 8, 2019

We are excited to announce the opening of Oporto’s newest drive-thru restaurant @ Mittagong NSW which opened today, 8th March 2019. This is Oporto’s 14th & Craveable’s 19th new-restaurant opening in…

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Oporto Marketing queens!

Familia News: March 8, 2019

#OportoWomensWeek – on the big day… Our Marketing Queens! They are the ones behind the scenes helping franchisee’s run successful businesses through telling Oporto’s unique story. A bold team of…

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Mine Askoy - Franchise Partner and mum of three

Familia News: March 6, 2019

#OportoWomensWeek – Mine (and her husband) have been with Oporto for 14 years. Since the very beginning she was attached to brand’s products and after more than a decade she…

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Oporto Franchise Partner in NSW - Meet Akanksha Taneja

Familia News: March 5, 2019

#OportoWomensWeek – She is Akanksha Taneja, multi store Franchise Partner at NSW. Akanksha owns and operates the Oporto restaurants at Penrith and Glenmore Park, however it wasn’t always like this. Actually,…

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State Team Member of the Year - Meet Ashleigh Hocking

Familia News: March 4, 2019

#OportoWomensWeek – She is Asleigh Hocking, State Team Member of the year and a great inspiration for all those working with her at the Berkeley Vale store. She has been…

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Oporto State Manager (WA & SA) recognised as TOP 30 Franchise Executive

Familia News: February 27, 2019

Michelle Draper, Oporto State Manager in WA and SA has been recognised as an industry leader in the 2019 Top 30 Franchise Executives. The report recognises the biggest and brightest…

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Oporto teams up with Aussie Motocross champ Robbie Maddison

Brand News: February 19, 2019

Adventurous Collaboration  An exciting content collaboration with Australian freestyle motocross daredevil Robbie Maddison kicks off later this month on Oporto social channels. The content campaign called Feed Your Adventure will…

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Reasons to join Oporto as a Franchise Partner in QLD

Tips & Tricks: February 13, 2019

OPORTO QUEENSLAND – A GROWING AND PROMISING MARKET FOR OPORTO.  In the next five years we’ll double our number of Queensland stores to 35. We’ve identified Queensland as a growing,…

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Oporto Franchise Partner in Melbourne - Reshmi Nair

Familia News: January 23, 2019

Close family ties are this franchisee’s secret weapon For Victorian franchisee Reshmi Nair, running a string of successful Oporto stores is a real family affair. Having grown up in the…

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Head of Menu Innovation - Meet Kirsten Chessor

Familia News: January 20, 2019

PUTTING THE YUM INTO CRAVEABLE WITH MENU INNOVATION AND NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. What does it take to bring a menu item idea to life? As *Craveable Brands’ Head of Menu…

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Head of Design - Meet Nick Hutchison-Smith

Familia News: January 16, 2019

CREATIVE DESIGN AND GOOD MESSAGING – NOT SUCH A TALL ORDER FOR THIS A GENTLE GIANT Nick Hutchison-Smith describes the last two years at Craveable Brands* as some of the…

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Oporto franchisee in Brisbane - Meet Sid Reddy

Familia News: January 15, 2019

HOW A FAMILY PASSION FOR OPORTO BONDI BURGERS INSPIRED A BUSINESS DREAM.   Oporto franchisee in Brisbane CBD, QLD Armed with a degree in IT, Sid Reddy was all set…

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National Health and Safety Manager - Meet Glen Reynolds

Familia News: January 10, 2019

SAFETY GLEN – TACKLING THE BUSINESS OF HEALTH, SAFETY AND MATRIMONY Being able to adapt in a fast-paced environment is one of the big challenges for *Craveable Brands’ National Health…

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Oporto franchisee in Sydney - Meet Phanindra Valluripalli

Familia News: January 8, 2019

HOW A LEFT TURN LED TO A SUCCESSFUL NEW CAREER AS A FRANCHISEE. Phanindra Valluripalli – Oporto franchisee in Sydney CBD, NSW Phanindra Valluripalli had his heart set on a…

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Enterprise Services Manager - Meet Tyler Mason

Familia News: January 3, 2019

THE GADGET GUY WHOSE PASSION FOR TECH FAST TRACK UP THE RANKS TO SUCCESS.  Tyler Mason may be only 22, but the *Craveable Brands Enterprise Services Manager already has many…

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Reasons to join Oporto as a Franchise Partner in NSW

Tips & Tricks: December 25, 2018

Why did Oporto Franchise Partners decide to join the brand in NSW? Akanksha Taneja Franchise Partner in Glenmore Park and Penrith If someone is passionate about food and loves experimenting with their…

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Oporto Business Development Manager - Meet Anita Elsayed

Familia News: December 14, 2018

FAMILY ALWAYS COMES FIRST – CARING FOR YOUR PEOPLE BRINGS OUT THE GREATER GOOD IN BUSINESS. Anita Elsayed – Oporto Business Development Manager She is the bold, loud and charismatic…

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Four new store openings this week - OMG!

Brand News: December 3, 2018

At Oporto, we are living a real #OMG moment: FOUR new store openings this week… And more to come before Christmas – watch this space! Food Court @ Chatswood Westfield NSW…

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New store opening: Oporto Chatswood Westfield

Brand News: December 1, 2018

We are excited to announce the opening of Oporto’s newest Food Court store! It was opened on Saturday the 1st December at Chatswood Westfield NSW. This is Oporto’s 6th & Craveable’s 10th new-store opening…

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Oporto franchisee in Toowoomba - Meet Reddy Goguri

Familia News: November 23, 2018

RUNNING AN OPORTO STORE HAS MADE THIS FRANCHISEE FEEL RIGHT AT HOME Reddy Goguri – Oporto franchisee in Toowoomba, Queensland (QLD) When Reddy Goguri first moved to Australia five years…

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Head of Supply Chain - Meet Brett Shephard

Familia News: November 20, 2018

BE CALM AND THINK FAST – A MAN ON A MISSION To keep a major supply chain going in a QSR business is a big deal.  You need to be…

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Oporto franchisee in Melbourne - Meet Janette Slonimski

Familia News: November 18, 2018

HOW BEING A POSITIVE MENTOR HAS TAKEN THIS FRANCHISEE TO GREAT HEIGHTS. Janette Slonimski – Oporto franchisee in Melbourne CBD, Victoria Working with young people in the QSR industry can…

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Head of Learning - Meet Melissa Anderson

Familia News: November 15, 2018

THE MOTHER OF ALL TRAINERS – BUILDING LEARNING PATHWAYS AND LONG-TERM CAREERS With around 12,000 staff in her remit (many of them young crew) as the Head of Learning and…

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Employee Relations Manager - Meet Stephanie McGuigan

Familia News: November 13, 2018

AT OPORTO, WE LOVE PEOPLE. That is why, we pay special attention when recruiting the personnel that will be responsible for taking care of the familia.  Stephanie McGuigan – Craveable Brands’ Employee Relations…

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Oporto franchisee in Mount Druitt - Meet Faisall Mehr

Familia News: November 10, 2018

HOW HARD WORK AND STRONG FAMILY MENTORS DRIVE THIS YOUNG BUSINESS LEADER. He may be only 23, but Faisall Mehr is already packing more into his young working life than…

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Oporto Queensland State Manager - Meet Julie Pateman

Familia News: November 7, 2018

OPORTO QUEENSLAND – THE BEST IS YET TO COME!  In the next five years we’ll double our number of Queensland stores to 35. Julie Pateman – Oporto Queensland State Manager Since…

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Head of Technical - Meet Toni Spicer-Chase

Familia News: November 5, 2018

FROM FARM GIRL TO GAME CHANGER – PUTTING THE QUALITY IN QA Toni Spicer-Chase has no problem in going that extra mile in her role as Head of Technical at…

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Oporto shakes up store design to target Millennials

Brand News: November 2, 2018

The sun rises for everyone… Oporto new stores are full of  positivity, amazing food and great vibes. And this is what our friends from Franchise Business explained about them. The new…

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Oporto Franchisee in Kings Cross - Meet Ming Jones

Familia News: October 31, 2018

HOW A FATEFUL VISIT TO AN OPORTO STORE CHANGED THE DESTINY OF A SIBERIAN ENGINEER. Oporto franchisee in Kings Cross (Sydney), NSW Having studied to be an engineer in his…

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More bun, more fun - NEW LONG BONDI BURGER

Food News: October 30, 2018

From today you can now get our famous Bondi Burger in its longer format – the LONG BONDI! It is part of our values… WE LOVE PEOPLE. WE LOVE FOOD.…

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Oporto introduces new store design and concept

Brand News: October 29, 2018

New Oporto store opening in Greenhills comes with a new design and new concept. Introduced by Oporto CEO, Craig Tozer, who takes on a bit of a journey to give…

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Human Resources Consultant - Meet Heskey Rachmat

Familia News: October 29, 2018

EVERYBODY LOVES HESKEY – WHY? If there’s a word that Heskey Rachmat likes to live by it’s ‘engagement’. The down-to-earth and always smiling 28 year-old says it defines what he…

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Oporto franchisee in Buranda - Meet Manny Farinha

Familia News: October 21, 2018

WHY HONOURING THE FLAVOURS OF PORTUGAL IS THIS FRANCHISEE’S PASSION. Oporto franchisee in Buranda (Brisbane), QLD. For new franchisee Manny Farinha, family is everything (so it’s also for us!) That’s…

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Oporto Head of Operations - Meet Adrian Pinazza

Familia News: October 18, 2018

FOSTERING A FRANCHISING DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH – NO FENCE SITTING ALLOWED. Adrian Pinazza – Oporto’s Head of Operations Oporto’s Head of Operations Adrian Pinazza is a big believer in…

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Oporto franchisee in Perth - Meet Sahdev Vaghela

Familia News: October 16, 2018

A PASSION FOR HARD WORK PAYS OFF FOR THIS FRANCHISE OF THE YEAR. Sahdev Vaghela – Oporto franchisee in Perth, WA Sahdev Vaghela happily admits that he likes to work hard.…

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Oporto NSW State Manager - Meet Marino Musumeci

Familia News: October 16, 2018

THIS OPORTO VETERAN IS KICKING GOALS. Marino Musumeci – Oporto NSW State Manager “SUCCESS IS A CASE OF NOT DROPPING THE BALL” Whilst a great product, passionate people and effective…

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New Oporto Open In Mascot

Familia News: September 13, 2018

We are excited to announce the opening of Oporto’s newest store @ Mascot in NSW which opened for trade Monday 14th August 2018! This is the second new store opening…

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Portuguese Passion for Queensland

Familia News: August 6, 2018

Oporto has opened its latest store in Buranda, set in the heart of South Brisbane, to expand its offering in the Queensland market. Oporto is delighted to be adding another…

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Oporto to Open in Sri Lanka

Brand News: July 31, 2018

In conjunction with Master Franchisor, Ataraxia Capital Partners, Oporto will open its first restaurant in Colombo, Sri Lanka, mid-September 2018. To launch Oporto into market, Ataraxia secured a prime location…

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Oporto Team Up with New Creative Agency

In The Media: June 27, 2018

Leo Burnett Sydney has been appointed creative agency of record for Craveable Brands, the largest Australian-owned quick service restaurant (QSR) operator. Craveable Brands operates over 560 restaurants across three brands:…

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Donut Disturb!

Food News: April 30, 2018

Delicious and addictive, one Oporto donut is never enough! All over the world, when the urge for something sweet hits, or when you get a craving for dessert, people turn…

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Switch Lame for FLAME!

Food News: April 21, 2018

Is your lunch lame? Are you sick of limp salads, soggy sandwiches and lame leftovers? A raft of research and a shedload of surveys over the years shows that a…

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International Expansion for Oporto

Brand News: March 8, 2018

With record sales growth and solid future plans for continued domestic expansion in Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, Oporto is now embarking on international expansion. Oporto CEO Craig Tozer is confident…

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Bye Bye Bags

Brand News: February 1, 2018

In a bid to help rid Australia of plastic bags, at Oporto we  have commenced phasing out single-use plastic bags. With stock no longer being replenished, some restaurants will be plastic…

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