Jersey Mike's

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.

Jersey Mike’s Branches Out with Franchisees

Jersey Mike’s Subs has signed multi-unit development agreements with restaurant industry veterans Steve Rosenfield and Linda Nash Rosenfield, who currently own and operate 99 Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Restaurants throughout the country, and Terry Nordenstrom, a former 30-year Domino’s Pizza franchisee. This supports the sub chain’s strategy to expand in select with franchise partners who have track records of building strong brands and are committed to the company’s focus on product and service excellence.

Jersey Mike’s Recognizes Franchisees, Charitable Giving

Jersey Mike's Subs recognized outstanding franchisees and team members at its National Conference, June 15-17, in Orlando, Florida. Also receiving special awards were four Inspiring Partners who have joined with the sub sandwich franchise to make a difference in communities throughout the U.S.

Jersey Mike's is Stretching Its Legs

Jersey Mike’s Subs is expanding in select U.S. markets with franchise partners who have track records of building strong brands. This continues Jersey Mike’s steady growth strategy, selecting area directors and franchisees that share the company’s commitment to quality products, exceptional customer service, and giving back to the local community.

How to Be a Pro at Quick Service

A new organization is trying to help professional athletes get involved with franchising.

Angelo Crowell is a big man. At 6 feet 1 inch tall and about 250 pounds, you might take the broad-shouldered 29-year-old for a football player.

You probably wouldn’t pin him as the perfect restaurant franchisee.

With the first presumption, you’d be right. Crowell played linebacker in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills, who drafted him in 2003, and later for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He is now a free agent who says he keeps himself in game shape in case he gets another opportunity to play.

“I’d rather be ready than not ready,” he says.

Jersey Mike's Celebrates 50th L.A. Store

Yesterday, Jersey Mike’s Subs opened its 50th store in the Los Angeles area in Hollywood, celebrating with a fundraiser to benefit Hollywood High School. The East Coast–style sub sandwich shop, with a rapidly growing following on the West Coast, opened its first California store in 2003 in Camarillo and now has 27 individual storeowners employing nearly 600 team members in the L.A. area.

This latest store, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Sunset & Vine, is the third for Jersey Mike’s owner and former TV producer and agent Lloyd Weintraub.

Order's Up: Jersey Mike's Release Mobile App

Jersey Mike's Subs is introducing a new mobile ordering app for iPhones, making it easy for Jersey Mike's customers to get the sub sandwiches they crave—at the tap of a finger. 

Available now for download on iTunes,the free app is easy to use and lets customers customize their order, pay ahead, and have their favorite hot or cold sub ready and waiting for them when they arrive at the store.