Schlotzsky's Heads to Eastern Europe

Schlotzsky’s, home of The Original round toasted sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch buns, recently signed a franchise agreement for 55 restaurants throughout seven of the former Soviet countries, including Russia, Belarus, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, and Ukraine.


The master franchise agreement was awarded to Moscow-based entrepreneur Mehmet Akpinar, who plans to open the first restaurant in Moscow. The remaining locations are expected to open over the next 10 years.

Get Your Kicks with Schlotzsky’s Route 66 Promo

Route 66, also known as the Main Street of America, is the inspiration behind Schlotzsky’s latest menu additions. Running from Chicago to California, the historic stretch of highway winds its way through numerous states, incorporating a variety of different cultures, tastes, and flavors. From now until August 25, the home of The Original round-toasted sandwich will feature these flavors in three signature sandwiches.


Schlotzsky's Signs Brand's Largest Franchise Agreement

Schlotzsky’s, the home of The Original round-toasted sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch buns, announced it has signed the brand’s largest franchise agreement in more than 40 years.

Anchored by its new Lotz Better model and consistent positive sales, the partnership calls for 170 Schlotzsky’s locations throughout California, including Los Angeles, Riverside, Ventura, and San Bernardino counties.

Each of the new restaurants will feature a new, contemporary design and an upgraded service model in which crewmembers hand-deliver food to the tables.

Schlotzsky's Franchise Agreement is a Family Affair

Schlotzsky’s, home of The Original round-toasted sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch buns, signed a multiunit franchise agreement with the Patel family, which includes Harry, Jay, Dharmesh, Chase, and Hemal, to open the six Schlotzsky’s locations in Florida. This includes four locations in Pensacola and two locations in Tallahassee.

The new restaurants will feature the brand’s Lotz Better look, which includes a newly designed restaurant, a co-branding deal with Cinnabon and Carvel, and a new service model where crewmembers hand-deliver food to the tables.

Bit of Heat, Bit of Sweet in New Schlotzsky’s LTOs

Schlotzsky’s falls into autumn with the announcement of a new line of limited-time-only Chipotle Honey Sandwiches. From now until November 25, the home of The Original round-toasted sandwich will feature three new, signature Chipotle Honey Sandwiches: the Turkey and Bacon Chipotle Honey, the Roast Beef and Bacon Chipotle Honey, and the Chicken and Bacon Chipotle Honey.   

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Schlotzsky’s Partners with Diabetes Research Foundation

Schlotzsky's today announced a national partnership with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), to raise $100,000 toward the organization’s efforts to cure, treat, and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications.

"We were extremely selective when identifying a national charitable cause that our brand could support system wide. Our organization is happy to be working with JDRF to fund essential research toward type 1 diabetes,” says Kelly Roddy, president of Schlotzsky’s.

Schlotzsky’s Hip Chick Trio Returns for Summer

The hippest chicks in the fast-casual scene are back for an encore!

Schlotzsky’s Hip Chick Trio is back for a return gig, now through Aug. 26, 2012.

This crowd-pleasing promotion features three of Schlotzsky’s most popular chicken sandwiches: the Chicken Bacon Smokecheesy, the Chicken Cordon bleu, and the Fiesta Chicken.

3 New Sandwiches Mark Schlotzsky's Spring Menu

Schlotzsky’s transitions to the spring season with the announcement of a completely new line of limited-time-only Hand-Carved Sandwiches. From now until May 27, the home of The Originalround toasted sandwich will feature three new signature Hand-Carved Sandwiches: the Roasted Turkey with Avocado & Harvati Cheese; the Hickory Smoked Ham with Bacon, Harvati Chesse & Honey Dijon; and the Braised Beef with Mushrooms & Fire-Roasted Vegetables.