OPA! OF GREECE IMPLEMENTS MEASURES TO SUPPORT FRANCHISEES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

More than 100 locations to receive royalty relief amidst significant industry changes CALGARY (March 19, 2020) – In the wake of significant and growing challenges facing the food service industry as COVID-19 continues to spread, OPA! of Greece has announced new measures it has taken to provide support for franchisee partners. The Calgary-based franchisor will…

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Happy International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we take a moment to recognize women in franchising! According to survey’s from the Canadian Franchise Association, 31% of prospective franchisees are women! Our feature article in MENU Canada’s Foodservice Magazine, talks about our approach to attracting the best, most qualified, and passionate candidates. The path to equal representation…

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Grand Opening Grant Park Centre (Winnipeg, MB)

We’re expanding in Winnipeg, MB with our newest restaurant located in Grant Park Shopping Centre. Franchisees Sandeep Maggu and Roopali Maggu are multi-store operators and also proud owners of our SmartCentres Kenaston location. Join us on Friday October 26 for our Grand OPA’ning activities. We will be serving FREE Chicken Souvlaki and Greek Salad to all visiting customers from…

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Grand Opening in Deerfoot City (Calgary, AB)

OPA! Our Greek family is growing! Please join us in welcoming Franchisees Jay and Judy Koon as they open our newest location at Deerfoot City Mall in Calgary, AB. This shopping destination is transforming into a vibrant, open-air shopping, dining and social atmosphere. We look forward to the 1.1 million square of retail! Visit us in…

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Grand Opening – Seton (Calgary, AB)

OPA! Our Greek family is growing! Please join us in welcoming Franchisees Pam and Raj Chahal as they open our newest location at Seton in Calgary, AB. Pam and Raj have been with the OPA! brand for over 10 years. They also are operators at our Shawnessy, Sundance and Shepard locations in Calgary. Grand OPA’ning…

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Simon Lileikis talks about the OPA! appeal

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…

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Say “OPA!” to Franchise Growth!

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…

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