Industry News | March 3, 2017

Penn Station East Coast Subs Offering 3 Specials for Lent

Penn Station East Coast Subs, the fast-casual restaurant known for its grilled, made-to-order sub sandwiches, hand-squeezed lemonade and fresh-cut fries, is offering its grilled artichoke, veggie and tuna salad sandwiches as the monthly special for March. Customers can get a six-inch sandwich, small fresh-cut fries and a drink for approximately $7.99 (prices vary by location).

“Our lighter favorites are a perfect choice for the monthly special during the Lenten season,” says Craig Dunaway, president of Penn Station East Coast Subs. “It’s a great opportunity to introduce customers who are loyal fans of the Philadelphia cheesesteak or Dagwood to some of our other great sandwich options.”

The grilled artichoke sandwich features artichoke hearts, provolone, oregano, Parmesan and mayo. The tuna salad sandwich includes tuna salad, provolone, lettuce, tomatoes and pickles. The veggie is a create your own option without meat. All sandwiches are served on Penn Station’s hearth baked bread.

Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1985, Penn Station serves a variety of grilled and cold deli sandwiches made to order with high-quality ingredients on freshly baked bread. The menu also includes fresh-cut fries, hand-squeezed lemonade made throughout the day and chocolate chunk cookies baked in the restaurant. Penn Station was named the best sandwich chain in the Nation’s Restaurant News 2015 Consumer Picks survey.

Penn Station has more than 310 locations in 15 states including Ohio, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. All but one location is franchised. As a franchisor, Penn Station is known for its outstanding profitability and return on investment. Penn Station was named one of the Best Franchises to Buy by Forbes in 2016 and one of the Best Franchise Deals by QSR Magazine in 2016.

Projections call for the opening of 15 to 20 restaurants nationwide in 2017. Penn Station is targeting Kansas City, Atlanta, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Cleveland and Raleigh for franchise expansion.

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