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Barista during the day, sold out concerts at night!

A go to destination to enjoy a barista made coffee, brunch, lunch or to cool down with a signature, exclusive and locally made ice cream. Meet Fahmi, owner and operator at Culpa Espresso.

Tell us a bit about yourself.
My name is Fahmi and I will be operating the famous Culpa Espresso at Woodlea, bringing you our wonderful locally brewed coffee. I come from a Lebanese background and love being the life of the party.

What has your journey been with your business?
We started as a family friendly operation and have now been in the hospitality business for over 30 years. We have cafes in the city and throughout Melbourne. I am particularly looking forward to working closely with my friends and family in the surrounding businesses. My brother Frank is looking after Woodlea Pizza and relatives are at Woodlea Fresh.

What do you like to do outside of work?
Most of my time is spent with family and friends across a variety of eateries, food is a big part of my culture and food. I am also a singer and often perform to sold out concerts on the weekend!

What are you most excited about at Woodlea Town?
We are excited to meet all the wonderful residents of Woodlea, have a coffee and cool down with an ice cream. We have been operating the Culpa coffee cart since Coles opened, and have had a great time getting to know the community. We look forward to seeing more familiar faces.

Visit Fahmi and the team at Culpa Espresso Cafe for a coffee, delicious breakfast or lunch or for one of their amazing gelatos.

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