OPA! News

KEEPING IT FRESH EXTERNAL CAMPAIGN!

September 1st, 2016

How are you #KeepingItFresh? Keep It FRESH this fall with OPA! Beginning September 15, our National Fall External Marketing campaign will be launched in all markets. The campaign features the tagline "Keeping It Fresh", a perfect phrase that speaks to our fresh, delicious food and our original, unique and energetic brand personality! This campaign was created to connect with our customers from all walks of life and recognize that no matter who th…

Simon Lileikis talks about the OPA! appeal

November 30th, 2015

Growing Sure & Steady. OPA! Appeal Still Strong! In the 17 years since the first OPA! Souvlaki restaurant was founded in Calgary the franchising company specializing in Greek/Mediterranean cuisine has grown slowly but steadily. Today, it boasts some 90 locations that spread as far west as Vancouver Island and as far east as Ontario. It has been an exciting road of tantalizing food in an attractive turnkey, quick service restaurant package -…

East Hills Grand OPA'ning!

November 2nd, 2015

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to celebrate the Grand OPA'ning of our East Hills location in ‪#‎yyc‬. We served over 650 free wraps and with your help, we donated over $670 to the Calgary Food Bank!! This Restaurant is located at #619, 409 East Hills Boulevard SE in Calgary, Alberta. Hours of operation are Monday to Saturday 11am - 9pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. This store also features our new store design. It's our take on fresh, modern Greek!…

Say "OPA!" to Franchise Growth!

November 2nd, 2015

GREEK LIFE Get to know the President & CEO of OPA! of Greece, Simon Lileikis, feature in Franchise Canada Magazine! Souvlaki, tzatziki, spanakopita - it may be Greek to you, but not to Simon Lileikis, President and CEO of OPA! of Greece. The fast-growing restaurant brand is built around a menu of Greek favourites like the famous savoury meat skewers, yogurt sauce, and spinach pie. With the recent addition of six new locations from Vancouver t…

55th Annual Chinook Stampede Breakfast

July 4th, 2015

July 4, 2015 Usually, people flock to the popular Chinook Centre Mall to splurge on a wide range of retail merchandise, but on this particular Saturday morning, thousands of Calgarians showed up for Stampede’s BIGGEST pancake breakfast! The OPA! Home Office team volunteered at this event as we manned pancake station from 6am to 11am. This 55-year-old tradition continues with 24 pancake grills and 12 sausage grills serving over 50,000 visitors.…