Sandwich Favorite Offers Customers Lent-Friendly Menu Option Columbus, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Charley’s Grilled Subs, known worldwide for their signature Philly Steak sandwiches, is giving customers a reason to look forward to Lent this year by unveiling a freshly prepared Crispy Beer…

Thriving national franchise uses social media to attract new fans during Valentine’s week; when Facebook page hits 75,000 fans, fan base receives 20% off ilovelennys.com order. Memphis, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Lenny’s Sub Shop, a 150-unit sub sandwich franchise, continues to lead…

Leading Philly Steak Sandwich Franchise Continues International and Airport Expansions Columbus, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Charley’s Grilled Subs, the 454-unit Philly Steak restaurant chain has grown to 15 restaurants in the United Arab Emirates, the most recent which opened Jan. 19 at…

Owner of 24 Iowa Restaurants Embraces the Entrepreneurial Spirit Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  Bob Thomson, a SUBWAY® franchisee with twenty-four restaurants in Iowa, will soon be celebrating his 86th birthday, and twenty-two years with the SUBWAY® chain. At an age when…

Fast Casual Restaurant Brings the Heat with Dynamic Marketing Department Jacksonville, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Firehouse Subs announces the promotions of key marketing team members, as well as additional talent following comparable sales increases since late 2009, with much credit given to…

Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  SUBWAY® Development Agent, Hugh Stiel of Metairie, Louisiana, is celebrating 25 years of entrepreneurial success with the world’s largest restaurant chain during a team meeting this week at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Mississippi. A true…

Momentum Continues In New Year Manasquan, NJ  (RestaurantNews.com)  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…

Two brothers founded Jacksonville-based Firehouse Subs in 1994 and the chain has grown from one store along San Jose Boulevard to more than 488 restaurants in 28 states and Puerto Rico. Chris and Robin Sorensen, sons of a fire captain…

Local franchise developer, Cliff Jones, opens 2nd Cousins Subs; raises funds for Boys & Girls Club of Chandler, AZ. Menomonee Falls, WI  (RestaurantNews.com)  Cousins Subs®, best known for their hand-crafted, deli-style subs and freshly baked bread, kicked off the New…

New Dining Menu Offers Lower Calorie, Healthy Options Ft. Lauderdale, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  With its customers’ New Year’s resolutions in mind, The New Miami Subs Grill is kicking off the year by introducing a new Healthy Dining Menu. The menu includes…

Chain Opened More than 2,400 New Locations in 2011—Plans to Open 2,500 More in 2012 Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  Through the opening of more than 2,400 restaurants worldwide, including 1,100 new locations just in the U.S. and Canada alone, the SUBWAY®…

Philly Steak Sandwich Executive Named New Company Leader Charley’s Grilled Subs, the international Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich franchise, has promoted Bob Wright to President and Chief Operating Officer to help guide the brand into the future. Bob Wright was named COO…

Jersey Mike’s Subs 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…

Quiznos is re-releasing an updated version of one of their most popular sandwiches. The Black Angus on Rosemary Parmesan sub offers a more elegant and high-end dining experience than is usually found in a sandwich shop. The chain hopes that…

Renowned for hearty, oversized portioons and piping hot subs, Firehouse Subs acknowledged system-wide leaders to an audience of more than 1,000 members of the Firehouse Subs community during the third annual “Family Reunion” in July 2011. In conjunction with well-known…

The Subway restaurant chain, an industry leader in providing healthier options for consumers, announced the opening of five new “Green” Subway Eco-Restaurants –  with more on the way – each designed with environmentally friendly aspects to reduce energy, water, and…

Renowned for hearty, oversized portions and piping hot subs, Firehouse Subs announces plans for an expansion in Puerto Rico, in its first move outside the continental United States. With 441 locations, the restaurant chain plans to open 26 restaurants on…

Renowned for hearty, oversized portions and piping hot subs, Firehouse Subs is becoming a beverage innovator with the launch of Coca-Cola Freestyle fountains in all of its 437 restaurants. With Coca-Cola Freestyle, visitors to Firehouse Subs locations across the country…

With more than 2,000 franchisees actively searching for locations, the SUBWAY sandwich chain has an aggressive growth strategy for 2011. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the SUBWAY franchise system is the world’s largest restaurant chain,…

Firehouse Subs, founded by firemen and renowned for hearty, oversized portions and piping hot subs, announced today the signing of nine Area Representative development agreements totaling 429 restaurants to open over the next several years. The new agreements include development…

Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop is opening their 50th franchise store. The store will open in Decatur, Ga., located northeast of Atlanta, and represents the company’s move into the southeast region of the United States. The Decatur store location features…