An Italian immigrant, Bompani moved to South African shores in the 70s. Bompani sought to win the hearts of South African people by getting them to fall in love with not only the cuisine he felt so passionately about, but also the values instilled in him by his homeland – bringing people together, to experience the moment, live in laughter and revel in togetherness. Bompani was uncompromising, insisting on utilising only the finest quality ingredients. Oil was a no-no, everything had to be cooked in butter – a tradition that continues today – and adding chips to a meal was likened to anarchy.
Today, Nino’s continues to reflect our founder’s exacting standards with our deliciously, aromatic coffees and variety of delectable breakfasts and mouth-watering lunches. While over time we have opened our kitchens to incorporate a wider range of dishes – drawing inspiration from European flair, Mediterranean simplicity and local zest – Nino’s remains true to Bompani’s vision: A place where quality, family and good food meet. Nino’s outlets are typically found in Shopping Centres and Squares. Our target market is Millennia’s and moms.
3-5 week training programme. The franchisor renders administration support, financial support, ongoing training, quality assurance, customer service monitoring, limited legal advice, tax advice, advice regarding the operation of an outlet as well as shop audit procedures.
We are looking for self-driven, ambitious and outgoing individuals who have a passion for fine coffee, good food and people.
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