Charley’s Grilled Subs Secures Spot in the Top 50 on 2012 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards

March 15, 2012 // // COLUMBUS, OH – Charley’s Grilled Subs, home of the world’s best Philly Steak sandwich, announced its inclusion in the top 50 in the large class systems category on the Franchise Business Review’s 2012 Franchisee Satisfaction Award list.

Based on a survey of more than 22,000 franchisees representing more than 300 franchise brands, the 2012 Satisfaction Award includes more than 65,000 franchisees nationwide and is based exclusively on ratings and reviews from actual franchise owners. Franchise Business Review annually recognizes franchisors with the highest overall franchisee satisfaction based on its survey of franchisees. The survey includes 33 benchmark questions, relating to the franchisee’s experience and satisfaction as well as market area, business lifestyle, and other demographic characteristics.

“Its an honor to be included on this prestigious list by Franchise Business Review,” said Bob Wright, Chief Operating Officer of Charley’s Grilled Subs. “Our focus has been to support and strengthen our franchisees and our outstanding employees so they will exceed the customers’ expectations every time they visit a Charley’s.”

Along with continuously increasing customer satisfaction, Charley’s Grilled Subs has experienced an increase in growth nation-wide, including 46 new locations this year alone. Charley’s has plans for the franchise to have at least 500 restaurants open by 2012. International development is also on the rise, with restaurant openings in the Dominican Republic and Brazil in 2011.

Charley’s has continued to outpace competitors by offering only 100 percent USDA choice steak, all-natural cheeses, fresh produce and bread as well as gourmet cheese fries, lemonade, fresh salads and sub sandwiches – all made-to-order. Charley’s specializes on an innovative approach to traditional sandwiches and continues to lead the competition with the popular menu item, Philly Steak sandwiches.

To learn more about Charley’s Grilled Subs and Franchise Business Review’s 2012 Satisfaction Award please click here.

About Charley’s Grilled Subs

Charley’s Grilled Subs is famous for their hot, fresh made-to-order Philly Steak Sandwiches and other 100 percent Certified USDA choice steak, chicken and deli subs, gourmet fries and freshly squeezed lemonade. The company, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has more than 430 locations worldwide in 44 states and 16 countries. Founded in 1986, more than 90 percent of all Charley’s Grilled Subs restaurants are run by franchisees. For more information, go to

Media Contact:

Julianne Kennelly
Fishman Public Relations



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