November 20, 2017 // Franchising.com // JOHNSTON, R.I. - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Johnston, R.I. on November 15, 2017. Franchise owners Mohegan Holding Company, LLC of the Mohegan Tribe celebrated with a fundraiser from Wednesday, Nov. 15 to Sunday, Nov. 19, benefiting the American Red Cross of Rhode Island.
The new location at 1412 Atwood Avenue distributed 5,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub with a minimum $2.00 donation to the American Red Cross of Rhode Island.
“We are honored to partner with Jersey Mike’s to bring this location to the Johnston community,” said Jeanette Ziegler, Chief Operating Officer of Mohegan Holding Company. “We look forward to a long relationship with the Johnston area and supporting the remarkable work of the American Red Cross of Rhode Island through our grand opening fundraiser.”
This location is the second of Mohegan Holding Company’s Jersey Mike’s restaurants in Rhode Island. Other locations include Meriden, Norwich and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut; Marlborough, Massachusetts; and East Greenwich, Rhode Island, with plans to open additional locations in the future. Mohegan Holding Company includes interests in franchise restaurants, sustainable energy resources and manufacturing, and office digital solutions.
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. 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. The 2018 annual fundraising campaign kicks off in March.
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.
Visit Jersey Mike’s at 1412 Atwood Avenue in Johnston from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week and contact them at (401) 648-7827.
SOURCE Jersey Mike’s