Jersey Mike's Subs Opens Second Pensacola Location
Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
February 10, 2015 // Franchising.com // Pensacola, FL - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Pensacola on February 4. Franchise owners Shell and Carol Lawhorn held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, February 4 to Sunday, February 15 to support Escambia Westgate School and Beulah Elementary School.
The new restaurant, located at 2150 West Nine Mike Road, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Escambia Westgate School or Beulah Elementary School.
"Jersey Mike's feature on the Food Network program, 'Giving You The Business', gave us new insight into the philosophy of the brand," said Shell Lawhorn. "Jersey Mike's founder and CEO, Peter Cancro, has built a business that not only serves a quality product, but also has great values and community ties. We're excited to be opening our first Jersey Mike's here in Pensacola and support two local schools during the grand opening fundraiser."
The Lawhorns 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 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.
About Jersey Mike's
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.
This is the first Jersey Mike's location for the Lawhorns.
The restaurant's hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. You can contact this location directly at
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