Evros Pappas, Ria de Olim and Charles de Olim.
In honour of Pappas restaurant’s 20th anniversary, we chatted to the hit eatery’s co-owner Evros Pappas about family, location and favourite dishes.
What is the Pappas brand all about?
The Pappas brand is about quality, value, innovation and hospitality. What stands out is our time here (20 years at the Nelson Mandela Square). It has become a special place for young and old.
How has being a family-run business impacted Pappas’ success? What goes into the job?
Johannesburg view from Randlords. Image by Darling Lama Productions
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