July 24, 2017 // Franchising.com // Los Angeles, CA - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Los Angeles on July 19. Franchise owner Alvaro Garcia held a grand opening and fundraiser from Wednesday, July 19 to Friday, July 28 to support the Boys & Girls Club Of Santa Monica.
The new restaurant, located at 11909 Olympic Blvd., circulated thousands of flyers throughout the community each containing various offers. For each offer redeemed, Jersey Mike’s will make a $3 donation to the charity from July 19 to July 28 as part of a 10-day Grand Opening Celebration.
"At Jersey Mike's, our fundraising partnerships create a layer of sustainability for schools, youth sports leagues, and other nonprofits in and around our city,” said Garcia. “These partnerships allow us to truly become members of our community by allowing us to contribute to the success of our youth and our city. Our crew, city officials, and residents have a high level of respect for us for that reason. We honestly feel that we are changing the world one sub at a time."
Garcia is an exemplary Jersey Mike’s franchise owner who shares the company’s commitment to quality products and exceptional customer service, and who is dedicated to giving back to the local community. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s locations throughout the country have raised nearly $25 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than 1.5 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes. This year, the company’s 7th Annual Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving in March raised more than $5.5 million for nearly 150 charities throughout the country.
Started in 1956, Jersey Mike’s now has 1,500 restaurants open and under development nationwide. This year, Jersey Mike’s was named the country’s fastest-growing Limited Service Chain and fastest growing sandwich chain in the 2017 Nation’s Restaurant News Top 100.
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.
In June 2011, Garcia opened his first Jersey Mike’s location in Rancho Cucamonga. He also owns Jersey Mike’s locations in Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, La Verne, Glendora, Upland, Marina del Rey, Long Beach, Culver City, Santa Ana, Santa Monica, San Dimas, Chino, Rosemead, Montebello, Rancho Cucamonga, La Mirada, Pico Rivera, Rialto, Fontana, Chino Hills, Pomona, Whittier, Buena Park, Los Angeles, Downey, El Paseo, Clovis, Montclair, Santa Fe Springs, and Compton. This year, he opened his first store in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is almost at 50 locations.
The restaurant’s hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. You can contact this location directly at (310) 231-3293.
SOURCE Jersey Mike’s