Captain DoRegos is a value-oriented takeaway chain offering a combination of chicken, ribs, seafood and burgers to consumers. The chain has 41 local franchised outlets with a strong presence in the Free State, Gauteng and Eastern Cape. There are 3 international outlets based in Namibia and Zimbabwe.
Underlying its success as franchise group, Captain DoRegos was named the Franchisor of the Year by the Franchising Association of South Africa (FASA) in 2009.
The brand dates back to the early 1970s when Joe DoRego opened the first Captain DoRegos in Cape Town. In 1996 another store was opened in Kimberley and in 2005 it expanded to a franchise network. Captain DoRegos became part of the Spur Corporation on 1 March 2012, when the group acquired the franchise and distribution centre businesses as going concerns.
Captain DoRegos is known for delicious value-for-money meals. It has focused on consolidating its menu, with core products like chicken and fish aimed at the LSM 4-7 market. The typical Captain DoRegos customer is between the age of 18 and 49, values tradition and works hard to provide for their children. They are people on the move and who enjoy good food fast.