Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Amarillo Location
Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
November 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // Amarillo, TX - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Amarillo on November 5. Franchise owners Brian Kelley and Greg Hazard, along with director of operations Johnny Cutter, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, November 5 to Sunday, November 9 to support the BraveCort Foundation.
The new restaurant, located at 2311 S. Georgia Street, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to the BraveCort Foundation.
The BraveCort Foundation was founded by Brian and Andrea Kelley in memory of their son Cort. BraveCort focuses its efforts on research in the field of childhood cancer.
"We're very excited to open our doors and participate in our business community," said Hazard. "It's a privilege to bring the taste of Jersey Mike's to the people of Amarillo and we look forward to meeting many new faces along the way."
Kelley and Hazard are exemplary Jersey Mike's franchise owners who share the company's commitment to quality products and exceptional customer service, and who are dedicated to giving back to the local community. Since 2010, Jersey Mike's locations throughout the country have raised nearly $10 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than 750,000 free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes.
About Jersey Mike's
Started in 1956, Jersey Mike's now has 1,300 restaurants open and under development nationwide. In just three years, the company has nearly doubled in size. A 2014 Technomic report ranked Jersey Mike's in the top five fastest-growing restaurant chains with sales above $200 million.
The growth is fueled by passionate Jersey Mike's fans who crave their subs made Mike's Way® with the freshest vegetables – onions, lettuce and tomatoes – topped off with an exquisite zing of "the juice" – red wine vinegar and olive oil blended to perfection. Jersey Mike's premium meats and cheeses are sliced on the spot, piled high on in-store baked bread and served up with a helping of neighborly banter from a dedicated and high-energy team.
The restaurant's hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. You can contact this location directly at
SOURCE Jersey Mike's
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