If you’re looking to learn how to open a sandwich shop franchise, look no further than the leading grilled sub brand, Jon Smith Subs. We’re the experts in the sandwich shop franchise industry with decades of experience and the backing of United Franchise Group. We make the process simple yet comprehensive.

Why Jon Smith Subs?

Fast-casual restaurants are continuing their takeover of the restaurant industry. Since 1999, fast-casual restaurants have seen a growth of over 500 percent. We’re not fast food – we’re fresh, high-quality food that’s created conveniently and quickly.

Jon Smith Subs serves high-quality subs in unique dining experiences that keep customers coming back. We have all of the ingredients for opening a sandwich shop franchise, including fully customizable, freshly made meals; a comprehensive turnkey investment; and ongoing franchisee support. We’re there for you every step of the way.

Ideal Candidates

Our fresh new opportunity is looking for hungry candidates. Jon Smith Subs provides a proven track record of success, proven business model, and secondary revenue from our catering menu for owners looking to open a sandwich shop franchise with us. Key traits we look for include:

  1. Balanced. We want our franchisees to appreciate the ability to strike a careful balance between ultimate convenience and outstanding excellence. At Jon Smith Subs, we see this as a winning combination to please a broader section of potential customers, as other fast-casual restaurants prioritize one at the cost of the other.
  2. Flexible. Our franchisees understand the value of embracing flexibility in serving area corporations, large events and gatherings, and table service, all from the same restaurant. We want to extend our reach to excite as many palates as possible.
  3. Invested. Jon Smith Subs franchisees are invested not just in the business but in our pledge to provide excellence in customer service and quality. In turn, we’re invested in our franchisees, and your success is our success. That said, our franchise model accommodates multiple investment scenarios:
  • Experienced investors looking for a multi-unit franchise
  • Investors looking to diversity their franchise business portfolio
  • Single-unit franchise investors looking to break into food service

Our Franchising Process

We make it easy for anyone to learn how to open a sandwich shop franchise. Here’s a breakdown of our process in a few simple steps:

  • Do your research
  • Reach out to us for more information
  • Submit an application
  • Attend a Discovery Day
  • Sign the agreement
  • Build out your store (with our help)
  • Complete corporate and on-site training
  • Launch a soft opening (with our help)
  • Continue to see success with our ongoing support and professional development

And that’s it! You’re ready to open a sandwich shop franchise with Jon Smith Subs. We’re there for you every step of the way and ready to use our decades of experience to make the process worthwhile. We even make it possible to take the investment a step further with Multi-Unit, Area Developer, or Master License Partner opportunities.

If you’re ready to make the move to becoming your own boss and opening a sandwich shop franchise, look no further than Jon Smith Subs.

Want to learn more about how to open a sandwich shop franchise with Jon Smith Subs? Contact us today!