February 05, 2015 // Franchising.com // Tukwila, WA - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Tukwila on January 21. Red Polo Ventures LLC, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, January 21 to Sunday, January 25 to support the Foster High School Drill Team.
The new restaurant, located at 385 Strander Boulevard, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to the Foster High School Drill Team.
"We've seen the Jersey Mike's brand grow tremendously since opening our first shop in the Seattle market in 2003," said Red Polo Ventures CEO Ray Neyens. "We're very fortunate to open our doors in Tukwila and continue serving our authentic product and experience. As is tradition at Jersey Mike's, our grand opening will focus on supporting the community through a 5-day fundraiser. We chose to partner with the Foster High School Drill Team to give back to local students."
The team from Red Polo Ventures, LLC is made of 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 1 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes. Currently, Jersey Mike's franchisees throughout the nation are gearing up for the 5th Annual Jersey Mike's Month of Giving in March. Last year, $2.1 million was raised for more than 100 different charities nationwide.
Started in 1956, Jersey Mike's now has 1,300 restaurants open and under development nationwide. The company was named the #1 fastest growing chain in the Nation's Restaurant News 2014 Top 100 and continues to win best sub awards in virtually every market it enters.
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