Take a Bite of History: Get to Know Our Beginnings

How Did We Come to Be?

For those who are curious about how Jon Smith Subs came to be, the tale is simple. Our founder, Jon Smith, started out by purchasing two sandwich shops in 1988. However, he soon realized that their performance was not what it could have been, so he set out to improve them. One thing led to another, until he had made extensive changes to not just the menu and the pricing but also the day-to-day operations of running a sandwich shop, which showed their worth in their effect on his businesses’ continuing expansion.

In time, Jon Smith started to expand, which brought in the funds needed to fuel further expansion, thus kick-starting a self-perpetuating cycle. As a result, he now owns franchises throughout Palm Beach County in Florida. Furthermore, there are now Jon Smith Subs franchises in countries all around the world, which speaks volumes about what our founder accomplished through his improvements.

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How Have We Fared Since That Time?

However, we have not achieved all of our success on our own. We became part of United Franchise Group, which started out with Signarama in New York and has expanded to encompass numerous franchises with more than 1,400 locations in 80 countries. We remain faithful to our roots. but we strive to provide our franchisees with the best support to ensure mutual benefit.

For proof of our success, look no further than the fact that we have carved out a solid position for ourselves in the restaurant industry, which is notorious for its high level of competition in spite of the fact that it totals more than $782 billion and counting.

This is primarily because we have provided our franchisees with extensive support ranging from skills training to the latest in best practices. However, it should also be noted that we have never forgotten the fundamentals of running a sandwich shop, which means mouth-watering food made using the freshest ingredients and delivered to our customers within the shortest period of time possible. It is this consideration for our customers that we seek to instill in our franchisees to ensure their success with their business ambitions.

Further Considerations

Those who are interested in learning more about running a sandwich shop, as well as other topics that are relevant to Jon Smith Subs, should not hesitate to contact us as soon as time permits. In this as in other things, becoming informed is one of the best methods for ensuring a successful outcome.



An Award-Winning Franchise at Your Fingertips!

If you’re going to put your hard-earned savings into a business, then consider investing in a franchise that offers a product nearly everyone enjoys—such as sandwiches! There are hundreds of sandwich franchises to consider, and you’ll only want to consider the best among them. This is why you should look into Jon Smith Subs, one of the most highly regarded and best sandwich franchises you can find.

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About the Restaurant Industry

If you’re going to invest in a franchise, consider that the restaurant industry is one of the fastest-growing industries today. It is a $780 billion industry and growing, and there will always be demand for high-quality food!

About Jon Smith Subs

Jon Smith Subs was started in 1988 when founder Jon Smith bought two sub shops and transformed them from the top down, changing the menu, prices, and overall operations. Although Jon Smith Subs is a fast-casual dining experience, it is known for serving high-quality sub sandwiches right off the grill.

About Our Jon Smith Subs Franchises

Investing in a Jon Smith Subs franchise is much more affordable than attempting to build your own restaurant from the ground up. First, you’ll have a good idea of how much you’ll need to invest. The total investment for a Jon Smith Subs franchise is generally between $250,000 and $400,000, depending on factors such as size and location. The franchise fee is only $29,500, and only $150,000 of liquid capital is required.

Jon Smith Subs began franchising in 2016 as part of the United Franchise Group, which has won numerous awards for its franchising business. The following are just a few of the awards the United Franchise Group has won:

  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500: Numerous franchises under the United Franchise Group have been ranked on Entrepreneur’s annual Franchise 500 list on a regular basis, which means you’re in good hands when you invest in one of its franchises.
  • Franchise Times Magazine Top 200 Franchise Systems: Many of the United Franchise Group’s franchises have also made Franchise Times Magazine’s yearly Top 200 list.
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year: The CEO of the United Franchise Group, Ray Titus, was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by the Ernst & Young firm. Titus is known for his ingenuity and experience. When it comes to franchising, few can match his knowledge and experience.

These accolades should make you feel comfortable about investing in Jon Smith Subs. However, the benefits don’t end there—Jon Smith Subs provides a full-fledged support system to ensure that franchise owners have every chance at running their franchise location effectively.

We do this by providing every new owner with two weeks of in-classroom training along with on-site training at your franchise location. This ensures that even if you don’t have previous business or restaurant experience or expertise, you’ll be able to run your location effectively. In addition to training, you’ll be provided with ongoing support setting up your store for your grand opening and marketing your store. We also provide continual support once your store is up and running.

Jon Smiths Subs is regarded as one of the best sandwich franchises in the world, which accounts for all of the awards and accolades that we have collected. For more information about our Jon Smith Subs franchising opportunities, be sure to contact us at Jon Smith Subs today.

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