June 07, 2013 // Franchising.com // LAS VEGAS – Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, a nationally renowned sandwich franchise, announces plans for expansion in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The 89 unit chain is famous for The Bobbie®, which was voted “The Greatest Sandwich in America” by thousands of AOL readers and is made with hand pulled turkey, cranberry sauce, homemade stuffing and a touch of mayo on a roll. The company will bring a total of 12 units to Montgomery County, Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. over the coming years. D.C.’s most famous residents, Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama are no strangers to Capriotti’s, which was founded in Biden’s own Wilmington, DE.
Accomplished real estate industry professional, George D. Vincent, Jr. is a longtime fan of Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop. With an in-depth knowledge of commercial real estate and a passion for developing new and unique business opportunities, he brings a strong understanding of what it takes to make a company thrive in a competitive market. Through his efforts, Capriotti’s will introduce D.C.-area residents to its 37 year tradition of roasting whole, all-natural turkey and premium roast beef in-house daily for its fresh handmade sandwiches. Vincent will utilize local firm, MILLER WALKER Retail Real Estate to secure 12 prime restaurant locations throughout D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
“My wife and I have frequently traveled over an hour to get our hands on Capriotti’s famous subs, so we are thrilled to bring the brand’s outstanding flavor to our hometown for everyone to try,” said area developer, George D. Vincent, Jr. “The greater D.C. area has yet to be introduced to a sandwich company with such high quality subs and genuine customer service at an affordable price point.”
“Capriotti’s has seen unprecedented growth in the past year, as we continue to expand into new territories such as this,” said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. “This deal is an important milestone for the brand as we prepare to enter this rapidly growing market for the first time.”
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Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, is an award-winning sandwich shop that remains true to their 37 year tradition of slow-roasting whole, all natural turkeys in-house every day. Capriotti’s fresh ingredients, homemade subs and unique menu items have won numerous accolades including being named one of the “10 Great Places for a Surprising Sandwich” by USA Today and is a recent winner of “Best of” awards in Delaware, Las Vegas, Dallas, Quad Cities, Eastern Shore and San Diego. Capriotti’s cold, grilled and vegetarian subs, cheese steaks and salads are available at more than 80 company-owned and franchise locations in twelve states across the U.S. including: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin and Nevada. Their signature sub, Bobbie®, was voted “The Greatest Sandwich in America” by thousands of readers across the country and reported by AOL.com. For more information, visit www.capriottis.com.
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