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Email: info@fournews.com
Telephone: +27 11 452 8770 | Facsimile: +27 11 452 8222

2 Rutland Mews, Cnr Main & Keymer Roads,
Eastleigh, Edenvale

PO Box 2955, Edenvale, 1610

Fournews (Pty) Ltd
Reg. No. 95/13839/07

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About Fournews

In the 20 years that Fournews has been around it has stayed as fresh and exciting as the hundreds of fabulous food and beverage offerings we bring to our loyal customers every day through our great portfolio of brands. Since it was established in 1995, Fournews has become the standard by which others are measured. Fournews is what we believe in, it is as simple as that.

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Our brand portfolio

News Cafe offers and facilitates a premium entertainment experience for its aspirational customer base by efficiently serving world class food offerings and premier beverage choices in an atmosphere that is contemporary, vibrant and relevant.

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Fournews_Brooklyn Brothers

Brooklyn Brothers is a modern American diner specialising in buffalo style chicken wings, a range of smash burgers, great shakes and craft beers. The concept is informal, trendy and relevant to the modern style of urban dining.

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Soul Souvlaki is uncomplicated and unforgettable, serving Greek street food made with quality ingredients out of local neighbourhood spaces.

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moyo is the destination for a unique African dining experience. Inspired by the traditions and values of our ancestors, moyo is a celebration of, and commitment to, the beauty of Africa, and the industry of her people. Our famously warm hospitality and modern African ambiance make the moyo experience an unforgettable one.

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Hello Tomato is conceived in Italy, inspired in New York, born in Joburg. Proudly South African. Freshly made-to-order pasta & modern Italian thin crust pizza, the Hello Tomato menu is one of quick quality food, traditionally prepared using the freshest ingredients.

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Senhor Peri Peri is the heart and soul of Portugal, inspired by the taste of Mozambique. A place where food, has modern Portuguese flavours, everyday pleasures and where anyone, who walks in, is family. A place of high spirits and a love for all things Peri Peri.

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Fournews Logistics is where everyday food items within the group are manufactured at this central facility and then carefully distributed. A key benefit to this kind of operational infrastructure is that it guarantees our guests a consistently high standard, regardless of where they may be enjoying our meals.

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If you are interested in owning a Fournews franchise we recommend that you complete the online application form. If you are looking for a little more information please call Barbara on 011 452 8770 or email info@fournews.com . Alternatively, fill in the below form and we’ll get in touch with you.

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News Cafe has consistently, over the last 20 years, positioned themselves as a brand that is constantly challenging, innovative and trend setting. We offer and facilitate a premium entertainment experience for our aspirational customer base by efficiently serving world class food offerings and premier beverage choices in an atmosphere that is contemporary, vibrant and relevant. This together with our décor that holistically supports and enhances the News Café experience, the brand’s personality is perfectly reflected.

By combining the service and product attributes of a coffee bar, cocktail bar, restaurant and entertainment venue in one, it’s no wonder we have won Cocktail Bar for the Year every year since 1999.

News Cafe is a trendsetting and benchmarking brand within the industry. The brand has become synonymous with innovative thinking and application within the food, beverage and social marketplace

From our store design and decór to our staff and management attitudes, we represent a culture of pioneering and progressive creativity.

With our footprint firmly placed all around South Africa and  within Africa, we are market leaders in entertainment venue offerings and our brand achieves this in offering our customers a complete social entertainment experience.

Welcome to Moyo – the destination for a unique African dining experience. Inspired by the traditions and values of our ancestors, moyo is a celebration of, and commitment to, the beauty of Africa, and the industry of her people. Our famously warm hospitality and modern African ambiance make the moyo experience an unforgettable one.

Moyo was born of a passion for all things African – from art and design to music, cuisine and crafts.

Today, live African music and a unique African dining experience are the benchmarks of the five evocative moyo establishments that form part of the Fournews Developments portfolio. Situated in some of the most iconic South African sites, the Cape Town moyo stores can be found in Blouberg and Kirstenbosch; the Durban store at Ushaka Marine World and the Johannesburg stores at Melrose Arch and Zoo Lake.

Humble Beginnings

Food so good, it’s like your Mama made it.

Soul Souvlaki conceptualised in 2012, was inspired by a trip to Greece and an appreciation for the exceptional quality of Greek Street food.

The brainchild of Dino Vlachos, whose belief is that all you need to make delicious food is a little imagination and quality ingredients prepared with care and love. Soul Souvlaki started as a simple stall at the Market on Mail in Maboneng. It didn’t take long for people to fall in love with this Greek-inspired street food, and soon enough the cult following led to the opening of the unconventional container store in Maboneng. This was closely followed by the now refurbished garage in Craighall Park.

Unapologetically imperfect, at Soul Souvlaki you will find recycled furniture at stores located in local neighbourhoods, parks or anywhere the imagination allows. Stores and menus are curated to cater to their immediate surroundings with as little as possible impact on the environment.

 

Soul Souvlaki is all about the food.

It is fresh, limited ingredients, cleverly combined to create a one-page menu offering that will have guests coming back for more every week. Served rolled in an artisan made pita bread or on a plate, the dishes are Greek inspired, however, utilises non-traditional Greek ingredients for a street food experience simple enough to appeal to any palate.

Menus at various locations will be personalised to incorporate items that will appeal to its local customer and include dish-of-the-day offerings. Beverages will include the basics, craft iced teas, Greek coffee and unique beers out of Africa and Greece.

Our story:

Our country had gone through radical transformation and opened our doors to a global community. With that came travel to see new concepts, new designs and new culinary experiences. Exploration and research lead us into dimly lit diners and burger joints all over the world, with the objective of finding the best buffalo wings and burgers to bring back home.

Upon a crisp spring day in a park bench in the boroughs of Brooklyn, one of the brothers in our small family business looked up, inhaled sharply and said, “Boys, we’ve tasted enough to develop our own unique buffalo wings back home.”

And so started the legend of the Brooklyn Brothers.

Who we are:

Brooklyn Brothers is a modern American diner, specialising in buffalo style chicken wings, a range of great burgers, delicious shakes and craft beers.

With a raw urban store design, Brooklyn Brothers is a trendy place to meet, eat quality food, sip on the latest craft beers and selected wines, as well as take home the best tasting, value for money meals that a quick service restaurant has to offer.

What we offer:

Our wings are crispy fried and handspun, served in a variety of 20 different sauces, from Smokey BBQ to Peanut Butter and Jelly, we have them all, y’all!

And our burgers…they are simple, tasty things – a bit messy, but made with the best quality meat and only the classic adornments; some lettuce, tomato, our burger mayo, and maybe a slice of cheese or bacon on our specially crafted sweet bun. The ultimate comfort food and so satisfying in their simplicity.

Therein lies our philosophy – to give our people the best buffalo wings this side of Brooklyn, ribs grilled to perfection and real burgers the way they should be. Our menu has been crafted with flavours to tantalise your taste buds, but as the saying goes, “There’s so much Brooklyn and so ‘lil time”, you will have to stop by and see for yourself.

What we stand for:

Brooklyn Brothers stands for something: We are a simplistic brand, with values. We care about quality, affordability and sustainability. We are an urban, trendy brand that is innovative, with attentive service and a dash of attitude. Our staff are passionate about the experience the serve and we provide the market with a fresh dining experience that suits the fast-paced modern lifestyle of the ever evolving customer.

Hello Tomato is an aspirational, quick and convenient take out concept, making restaurant quality authentic artisanal pizza and pasta accessible to the broader market.

Drawing on elements of being authentically modern Italian, yet affordable and unpretentious enough to appeal to all echelons of society.

Hello Tomato is emphasised by strict adherence to fresh quality ingredients, cutting edge recipes, top-notch service levels and striking surroundings.

Essentially a quick service model, aimed at take out and local delivery market, a counter service and intimate sit down area for those patrons wanting to eat in will be available.

Our story started in a kitchen in Portugal and grew to be one that is well fabled. It began when a young lad was born, to a devoted Maria, in Braganca, in the North of Portugal.

Maria, who would come to have a healthy family of 5 sons, knew that this one was different. Her blue eyed boy, spent many days in the kitchen with her, learning how to cook and often experimenting with his own flavours and food.

This fine Portuguese Senhor, would later be known far and wide in Portugal as Jorge, but for most of his life, he would find himself living in the South of Johannesburg.

Senhor Jorge was a really rare find…his ideas fresh and unconventional. As a teen he made his first table Peri Peri sauce from the famous Bird’s Eye Chilli. Unbeknown to him then, this would be the start of one of his greatest achievements.

Each sauce was handmade, sugar-free and true to his Portuguese heritage. Some would go as far as saying, that his sauces embodied him as they were unique in flavour and distinct in taste. It took a few years, but finally, he developed a range of sauces that he knew, was the best!

Senhor Jorge’s love for food and travel lead to his exploration of the colourful and vibrant country of Mozambique. It is here that he fell in love with the culture, fresh cuisine and striking colours of this idyllic land.

It didn’t take long before Senhor Jorge wanted his own eatery, where he could experiment with his love for Portuguese food and Peri Peri. A place where food, had modern Portuguese flavours, everyday pleasures and where anyone, who walked in was family. It needed to be vibrant and family orientated, much like his own upbringing, with that sense of belonging and warmth.

And so was born, Senhor Peri Peri. A place of high spirits and a love for all things Peri Peri

Fournews Logistics is about putting quality food on the table. This sets the tone for the Fournews franchise brand and is one of the brand’s most crucial ingredients in terms of maintaining the current positive perception amongst consumers. As a result, a great deal of emphasis is placed on continuous innovation and menu revisions, as well as ensuring that all Fournews brands not only set but raise the benchmark for the rest of the category.

In order to achieve this, Fournews have established a central kitchen and created a company called Fournews Logistics. Fournews Logistics conceptualise and then test recipes. Everyday food items within the group are manufactured at this central facility and then carefully distributed. A key benefit to this kind of operational infrastructure is that it guarantees our guests a consistently high standard, regardless of where they may be enjoying our meals.

Since its inception, Fournews Logistics has grown at a remarkable and rapid rate, not only servicing existing Fournews stores but also consulting and supplying to a large number of independent stores as well. Fournews Logistics central kitchen is located at the Fournews offices, where the manufacturing and developing of key products are undertaken. Items produced include various sauces, spices, prepared food products as well as nachos and tortillas.

Fournews Logistics operates under a staff compliment of 32 employees where everyone from the Kitchen Head to the Director are involved in pushing out new ideas and innovations which move the company forward to an even stronger position within the competitive market.

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