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Start a Sandwich Shop Franchise in Your Area

Sub sandwiches are a classic American favorite, and their popularity is undisputed. Sandwiches are a staple of the quick-service restaurant industry, and Jon Smith Subs sandwich shop franchise stands out from the competition! This quick-service model is increasing in popularity as a dominant player in franchising. Our dedication to stand out with high-quality ingredients and clean, comfortable restaurants have made us a favorite in the communities we serve.

Finding your ideal location is easy with our Jon Smith Subs team! A no-brainer, what town couldn’t use a tasty new sub shop franchise? With the help of our Jon Smith Subs team, you will have no trouble identifying your target market and getting a strong start.

We want to help you grow, so this type of support does not limit itself to finding your ideal location. You will not be growing an independent, unproven business model. Our ongoing marketing support will help promote your restaurant to bring in as much traffic as possible. Our support and training methods have been perfected from years of starting new sub franchise locations just like yours.

Now, you can join our established brand by investing in a Jon Smith Subs franchise location of your own!

Slowly-Marinated Meats

We slice our meat fresh daily, and take our time marinating it right in-store. We take our time so that our customers can taste the difference.

Territories Across the Country

Communities everywhere love Jon Smith Subs! Check out a few territories that have especially great potential.

Multiple Revenue Streams

Our restaurants fulfill orders on-the-spot, but we also provide catering services! This allows our franchisees to do business with a wide range of customers.

Why Jon Smith Subs?

There are many opportunities to invest in sub franchises, but there’s no other opportunity like this one! Jon Smith Subs’ franchise business model has been refined over the years in order to establish our reputation as a top choice to grab a bite. In addition to our high-quality meats and fresh-sliced vegetables, we offer generous portion sizes and side orders of fries. What else can you ask for from a tasty sub franchise?

Furthermore, we provide our franchisees with comprehensive training that allows even newcomers to the industry to operate one of our sub shop franchises. Quick-service brands like ours have enjoyed steady growth for years, and now is a great time to get in on the action!


Versatility: We provide counter service as well as catering from our restaurants.

Quality: We never cut corners, and are dedicated to giving our customers the freshest sandwiches possible.

Franchise Support: We give our franchisees knowledge, tools, and training to help them grow their business.

A National Brand: When you franchise with Jon Smith Subs, you’ll enjoy the independence of a small business owner with the security of knowing there’s a national brand standing behind you.

Brand Recognition: Independent business owners spend years making a name for themselves, but Jon Smith Subs has already done all of the legwork for you!

Longevity: Our time-tested business model has been working for us since 1988—let it go to work for you, too!

Jon Smith Subs: A Fast-casual Franchise Opportunity


Like any new business, investing in a Jon Smith Subs restaurant requires a significant investment. However, compared with similar franchises (or the high cost of going it alone), many of our franchisees find that our investment is relatively low! Best of all, we’ve spent decades helping new Jon Smith Subs owners get their doors open. We’ve developed a comprehensive breakdown of the costs associated with opening a new restaurant, helping our franchise partners to avoid unexpected costs.

An Efficient Business Model

Eliminating waste and inefficiency is key for any business owner. We’ve already honed our business model down to a science!

Demand for Our Product

The quick-service industry isn’t showing any signs of slowing down, and customers love the fresh, wholesome meals they find at Jon Smith Subs!

Greater Personal Freedom

If you’re sick of working on someone else’s schedule, purchasing an Jon Smith Subs is a great way to go into business for yourself! Our franchise owners are able to set their own priorities and schedules.

Franchisee Support

We know that when our franchisees succeed, we succeed. That’s why we’ve developed a comprehensive training and support program to prepare them to run their new restaurant.

Training and Support

The Jon Smith Subs training program helps franchisees to learn the ropes (even those with little or no restaurant experience!). You’ll spend two weeks at our headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida, learning the intricacies of our business model. Then, one of our experts will join you right in your own store as you prepare for opening! We’re there to help when it comes to choosing a location, marking efforts, research and development, and more.

A Great Meeting Spot

Would you like to be the proprietor of a popular local restaurant? The kind of place where families, co-workers, and friends gather for lunches on-the-go, catching up, or casual business meetings? Jon Smith Subs can help you to make that happen! Unlike other sub restaurants, our dining rooms are warm and inviting, encouraging customers to enjoy their meal in a clean and safe atmosphere. Many Jon Smith Subs restaurants are hubs of activity in their communities, making us a beloved brand among many.

The United Franchise Group

Jon Smith Subs has become a popular global franchise thanks in part to the leadership of our parent company. We operate under the United Franchise Group, a family of brands that are well-known to consumers and franchise owners alike. The United Franchise Group continues to be recognized as a leading player in the franchise industry by institutions such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Military Times, and Global Franchises.

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