Written on the 5 August 2009
Cafe culture is now embedded in the Brisbane psyche but The Coffee Club co-founder John Lazarou remembers when the only coffee-serving venues open after 7pm were fine dining restaurants, service stations and McDonald’s. Twenty years later, his franchise now has 219 café restaurants in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. He tells Matthew Ogg how every new store opening is just as exciting as the first.
Expanding The Coffee Club ‘family’
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