Jersey Mike's

Jersey Mike’s Launches “Month of Giving” This March

Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants nationwide are joining forces with 74 different local charities to make a difference in children’s lives as part of the company’s 2nd Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. 

Charity partners–all with a mission to help children–include children’s hospitals, youth organizations, food banks, and more. The inaugural Month of Giving campaign last year raised more than $600,000 for 66 charities nationwide, and the hope is this year’s campaign will raise even more.

Jersey Mike’s Plans Major Development for 2012

Jersey Mike’s Subs’ 55th anniversary year in 2011 was cause for celebration as the popular chain, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled East Coast-style subs, opened its 500th restaurant, adding 69 new locations during the year, for record unit growth of 15 percent. 

In addition, in 2011, the company awarded contracts to open 216 restaurants in 76 territories, attracting multi-brand, multi-unit franchisees as well as providing expansion opportunities to existing franchise owners.

Jersey Mike’s Lays Wreaths Across America

Jersey Mike’s founder and CEO Peter Cancro, along with team members and franchisees, laid wreaths for the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., as part of a National Day of Remembrance on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011.

With the help of its customers, the national sub sandwich franchise raised $100,000 for Wreaths Across America (WAA), a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington.

Jersey Mike's Presents Check to Susan G. Komen

Jersey Mike's Signs Agreement to Carry Pepsi Products

Jersey Mike's Subs announced it has signed an agreement with PepsiCo to retain exclusive beverage pouring rights in its 500 locations across 30 states.

This multi-year partnership encompasses PepsiCo's comprehensive beverage portfolio including carbonated soft drinks such as Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, and Mountain Dew, as well as Lipton iced teas, Aquafina, SoBe, and Gatorade products. 

The sub sandwich chain also features PepsiCo's food portfolio, carrying a wide array of Frito-Lay snacks.

Jersey Mike's Opens First Store in Louisiana

Today, Jersey Mike’s Subs opens its 30th market with its first store in the state of Louisiana.  Restaurant industry veterans Bryan Selden and Jeff Worthen of Lone Star Restaurant Group are the local owners of this first restaurant in Shreveport. 

The two experienced operators have opened three other Jersey Mike’s units and have development agreements for an additional 23. 

Jersey Mike’s Fundraises for the Cure This Month

On October 5, Jersey Mike’s Subs nationwide will be in the pink and ready to celebrate “Mike’s Way to a Cure Day,” benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The date was chosen as the start to the final month of the “Mike’s Way to a Cure” six-month fundraising and awareness-building campaign, which falls in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On that day, Jersey Mike’s restaurants throughout the country will donate a portion of proceeds to the cause for individual market information.

Boardwalk Franchisees Set to Open 120 Locations

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries has finalized three new master franchise deals with experienced developers for 100 new restaurants across Northern New Jersey, Alabama, Indiana, and Kentucky. The three new development agents will open a mix of franchised and sub-franchised restaurants in their respective territories. The deals are the latest in a series of large, master Boardwalk territories secured by seasoned multi-unit restaurant developers. Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries currently has nine restaurants in seven US states, and more than 300 additional restaurants in development.