Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Altoona Location
November 05, 2018 // Franchising.com // ALTOONA, Pa. - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Altoona on October 31. Franchise owners Matt and Kristie Patterson with operating partner Ashley Horner held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, October 31 to Sunday, November 4 to support UPMC Hospital.
The new restaurant, located at 505 E. Plank Road, circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $2 contribution to UPMC Hospital.
"We are excited to open our Altoona location in the new Kranich Plaza,” said Matt Patterson. “My wife and I have been looking for a great location in Altoona for years and we are pumped to finally have this dream come to fruition. Serving this community is going to be a blast!"
The Pattersons 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 more than $34 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than 2 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes. This year, the company’s 8th Annual Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving in March raised over $6 million for more than 170 charities throughout the country.
About Jersey Mike’s
Started in 1956, Jersey Mike’s now has 1,500 restaurants open and under development nationwide. Jersey Mike’s was named the country’s fastest-growing Limited Service Chain and fastest-growing sandwich chain in the 2018 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.
Jersey Mike’s is always looking for outstanding candidates to join its winning team. Dedicated to a culture of giving, the team is a perfect blend of talent, trust, teamwork, and a shared vision. For more information and to learn about Jersey Mike’s team members who moved from “behind the counter” to franchise owner, please visit: http://www.jerseymikes.com/careers.
The restaurant’s hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. You can contact this location directly at 814-201-2318.
SOURCE Jersey Mike’s
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