From banker to national award winning restaurateur …..Barry Lane’s journey has been one of excellence. Hear the story of how this intra-preneur followed his dreams to create three award winning Coffee Club Café Bar Restaurants (National Franchisee of the Year 2008, 2006 & 2005) and live out his passion. With only seven years in the hospitality industry, Barry and his family own and operate three highly successful franchises of The Coffee Club in the Logan area at Springwood, Loganholme and Slacks Creek.
Barry and his family (his wife Jenny and their four daughters) are passionate about their businesses and The Coffee Club Brand, employ 80 excellent team members and lists the reasons for their success as “Treating people the way they would like to be treated themselves” as well as “Doing the ordinary things, extraordinarily well, consistently”.
Their restaurants have achieved:
The Coffee Club – National Franchisee of the Year 2008, 2006 & 2005
National Marketing Award – The Coffee Club 2008
Business Achiever Award – Best New Business in Logan (Mega Centre) 2007
Franchise Council of Australia – National Franchisee of the Year 2006
Franchise Council of Australia – Queensland Award Winner 2006 (Loganholme & Springwood)
National Retail Association –Individual Achievement Award 2006
Business Achiever Award – Best Retailer in the Hyperdome (Loganholme) 2009, 2008, 2006
Business Achiever Award – Best Casual Dining (Springwood) 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003
Business Achiever Award – Hall of Fame (Springwood) 2008, 2006
Business Achiever Award – Hall of Fame (Loganholme) 2009
Business Achievers & Logan Chamber of Commerce – Business of the Year 2008, 2005