Penn Station jumps to No. 177 in 2017 list
June 23, 2017 // Franchising.com // (MILFORD, OHIO)—Penn Station East Coast Subs, the fast-casual restaurant known for its grilled, made-to-order sub sandwiches, has been named No. 177 on the 2017 Restaurant Business Top 500 chains list. That is up from Penn Station’s 2016 ranking of No. 192.
“We’re excited to move up the Restaurant Business top chains list as Penn Station continues to expand,” said President Craig Dunaway. “This is a great honor and a sign of how our brand is growing.”
The Restaurant Business list is based on Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report.
About Penn Station East Coast Subs
Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1985, Penn Station serves a variety of grilled and cold deli sandwiches made to order with high-quality ingredients on freshly baked bread. The menu also includes fresh-cut fries, hand-squeezed lemonade made throughout the day and chocolate chunk cookies baked in the restaurant. Penn Station was named the best sandwich chain in the Nation’s Restaurant News 2015 Consumer Picks survey.
Penn Station has more than 310 locations in 15 states including Ohio, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. All but one location is franchised. As a franchisor, Penn Station is known for its outstanding profitability and return on investment. Penn Station was named one of the Best Franchises to Buy by Forbes in 2016 and one of the Best Franchise Deals by QSR Magazine in 2016.
Projections call for the opening of 15 to 20 restaurants nationwide in 2017. Penn Station is targeting Kansas City, Atlanta, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Cleveland and Raleigh. for franchise expansion. For more information, visit www.penn-station.com.