August 15, 2011 // Franchising.com // (Cincinnati, OH) As a special thank you to its local customers and neighbors, Penn Station East Coast Subs is offering a free small order of its fresh-cut fries to anyone who dines in their restaurants on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Penn Station's fresh-cut fries are a real customer favorite—freshly hand-cut from unpeeled potatoes, which are then flash-fried in cholesterol-free peanut oil
"Penn Station's core customer base is fiercely loyal, especially when it comes to our fresh-cut fries," said Craig Dunaway, president of Penn Station, Inc. "Our fresh-cut fries certainly have a high degree of crave appeal, along with our other menu items like our fresh baked chocolate chunk cookies."
Penn Station is renowned for its legendary Philadelphia Cheesesteak Sub sandwich served hot on freshly baked French bread, fresh hand-cut fries made to order and fresh-squeezed lemonade made fresh in the restaurant several times daily.
In addition to its signature Philadelphia Cheesesteak Sub, Penn Station also offers other hot-grilled to order sandwiches such as Chicken Cordon Bleu, Chicken Teriyaki, Chicken Parmesan, Pizza, Italian, Club, Reuben, Vegetarian and a fresh-grilled Artichoke Sub that is unique to Penn Station. The menu also features Chicken Salad and Tuna Sub Sandwiches and a kid's meal.
Penn Station East Coast Subs is an upscale, fast-casual restaurant chain, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Penn Station, Inc. develops franchises and operates a rapidly expanding chain of restaurants under the trademark of Penn Station East Coast Subs. There are currently more than 225 Penn Station Restaurants in 12 states including Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Illinois. All but two locations are franchised. Projections call for the opening of 25 restaurants in 2011, increasing to 35 in 2012 and 40 in 2013, with 325 restaurants systemwide by the end of 2013. Markets targeted for growth include Chicago, Detroit, Nashville and North and South Carolina, as well as a number of other existing markets.