Podcast: Ep#58 Beans Requblique Franchises – “A Story of Love, Commitment and Craziness” (ft. Jenny Nguyen owner of Beans Republique Café)

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Coffee, business and fun times. Today on Eden Exchanges we spoke to Jenny Nguyen, the founder, director and pioneer of The Beans Republique Café franchise. Jenny’s entrepreneurial story is inspiring. She recounted her journey from corporate worker to cafe owner with her husband Patrick, to director of Beans Republique, a fast growing, innovative Melbourne cafe franchise expanding fast. Jenny also discussed the keys to successfully building a hospitality business and how she combines fun times behind the counter and kinship amongst the staff with a well structured franchise that has the best practice procedures in place.

Jenny and Patrick Nguyen- Directors, owners and pioneers of  Beans Republique Café franchises

Discussion points:

  • Background
    Jenny’s corporate life, meeting her husband and new life and business goals.
  • Starting out in small business
    How Jenny and husband Patrick started grew their first Cafe Franchise in Bayside Melbourne ‘The Oceanic Cafe’
  • Learning the secrets of the industry
    Approaching business one day at a time, brick by brick and learning on the job how to run a successful business.
  • New location and expanding 
    How Jenny used what she had learned and bought a new location for a new idea
  • Establishing a good time vibe business
    Creating Beans Republique from the ground up and perfecting the service
  • Melbourne Coffee – now a global brand 
    Jenny explains what is unique about Melbourne and Australian style coffee and why it is such a great business opportunity around the world
  • Always learning always improving
    How Beans Republique keeps ahead of trends and offers a menu for everyone.
  • What does Beans Republique represent?
    Jenny delves into who the Bean team are and what they represent
  • Personality is a must
    How finding the right franchisee takes time and patience
  • The vison for the Bean’s Republique’s future
    How Jenny plans to expand the business and take on the Melbourne Cafe sector one franchise at a time
  • The Beans profile
    Who would best suit running a Bean’s Republique franchise?
  • Training and support
    How Beans Republique take on the day to day and the training and ongoing support provided
  • A well structure business model where support is provided
    Jenny’s approach to business and her philosophy for great business
  • How to get in touch
    How to get in contact with Jenny and how to enquire about a beans republique franchise.

Useful Links

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About Beans Republique

A cafe with a difference

At Beans Republique, we grow our business one cake, one coffee and one customer at a time so we put a lot of attention and care in our products and service. Once you taste our coffee, indulge in our food and desserts, you will understand that Beans Republique is all about a passion for eating, drinking and good times. We are not interested in being a bland franchise cafe, we want to recruit Cafe Owners who share our passion and want to grow a business.

Skip all headaches of setting up a brand new premise from designing, fitting, planning and permits to getting ready for the grand-opening day. Start trading as a trained operator with an experienced and well-trained team. We do all the legwork so that you could focus on what matters to you: the business.

Enquire today, the coffee is on us.