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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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