By: Ms. Reynalda Contratista Oporto – Philippines Country Derictor - PHILSOCORDS –CEO President Protected content . Desiree G. Agustin – Derictor Secretary - : DGA Technical Training Institutes Protected content Andres Cainta Rizal Protected content Email & Contact no. Protected content
Q& A of Oporto Foods International
Q. How large is the Oporto business?
A. Oporto have over Protected content in Australia and New Zealand. It is a comparatively young brand with fast growth over recent years. Oporto is one of three brands owned by Quick Service Restaurants who operate a total of more than Protected content across Australia and New Zealand.First time in Philippines .
Q. What are the terms of the franchise agreement?
A. The total upfront fee ranges between US$200,000 and US$1,000,000 depending on the size of the region and gives you exclusive Master Franchise rights to the region for a minimum 10 years with a further 10 year option. The ongoing royalty fee is set as a percentage of net sales and the per store franchise fee ranges from US$9,000 to US$20,000.
Q. What does the franchise fee cover?
A. Paying the franchise fee gives you the right to use the brand, signage, store design, cooking manuals and operations manuals. It also covers the cost of your upfront training (excluding travel and accommodation), legal costs incurred to draft the Master Franchise Agreement and support given by head office in providing market entry assistance. You will receive exclusive rights to operate the Oporto brand in your country and sub-franchise rights.
Q. How do I progress with my application?
A. Visit our office in Philippines at DGA TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE, San Andres Cainta Rizal Philippines and fill out your details. Someone from the Oporto team will then contact you to begin the approval process.
Q. How large are Oporto sites?
A. Oporto ranges from foodcourt sites as small as Protected content to large standalone sites of Protected content .
Q. What makes a successful application?
A. Oporto are seeking well capitalised partners who are entrepreneurial and have a strong knowledge of their market. Whilst not required, previous experience in the food and beverage industry is preferable.
Q. How long will the process take?
A. The length of time will depend largely on how quickly the business plan and management meetings can be completed. Before entering your first store the supply chain, training, design and construction takes anywhere from 6 months to 12 months.
Q. What training support is given?
A. Training will consist of a 4 week program in Australia for both corporate management and store management, a further 2 weeks training for the team will be provided in your local market (1 week prior and 1 week following the opening of your first store in the Philippines).
Q. Who will build the initial store in my region?
A. Oporto will share its design specifications and assist you in finding local suppliers of materials, equipment and construction professionals to build your initial store. If these local suppliers cannot meet Oporto specifications then you will be able to make purchases through Oporto.
Q.Where will the ingredients be sourced?
A. Oporto will assist you in setting up a local supply chain where possible to improve both costs and control whilst maintaining quality. If these local suppliers cannot meet Oporto specifications then you will be able to make purchases through Oporto.
Q. Can I add additional menu items for my region?
A. Oporto understands the need to develop new products to meet local tastes. There will be a ‘core menu’ for all markets, however there will also be flexibility to add new products.
Q. Will Oporto find my sites?
A. You will be able to leverage the expertise of Oporto to seek new sites, however you will use your own market knowledge and judgment to select your initial site(s) which Oporto will then approve.
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