08.04.2016 QSR MAGAZINE HIGHLIGHTS FIREHOUSE SUBS' JOURNEY TO 1,000

CEO Don Fox attributes the success of Firehouse Subs' exceptional growth to 1,000 units to a strong company culture and core values. The article features several key differentiators of Firehouse Subs, including its diligent franchisee recruitment process, the debt-free principles instilled by founders Chris and Robin Sorensen, and the emphasis on sincere community engagement through Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

07.21.2016 1,000 AEDS FOR 1,000 RESTAURANTS: FIREHOUSE SUBS CELEBRATES MILESTONE OPENING WITH $1 MILLION DONATION FOR LIFE-SAVING INITIATIVE

06.20.2016 NATION'S RESTAURANT NEWS SHARES WHY FIREHOUSE SUBS® IS THE NO. 6 FASTEST-GROWING CHAIN ON ITS 2016 TOP 100 CHAINS LIST

06.11.2016 FORTUNE MAGAZINE HIGHLIGHTS FIREHOUSE SUBS® FOUNDERS' FRANCHISE SUCCESS STORY

Featuring Chris and Robin Sorensen's unconventional pathway to the American Dream as career firefighters turned founders of a sub shop empire, the piece explores the journey of start-up businesses and entrepreneurship.

07.05.2016 QSR NAMES FIREHOUSE SUBS® A 2016 BEST FRANCHISE DEAL

Firehouse Subs has been noted as one of the "Best Franchise Deals" in the July issue of QSR Magazine. Judging by a range of factors -- including franchisee satisfaction, unit growth and franchisor financials -- the report emphasizes Firehouse Subs' growth, commitment to providing quality product and service to guests, and support of the local community as reasons for the brand's continued ranking as a worthwhile investment for potential franchisees.

Recent Awards

  • 2016The 2016 Limited­Service Restaurant Brands Consumers Trust Most – ​#3 - Technomic, Consumer Brand Metrics
  • 2016The 13 Best Places for Sub Sandwiches in Jacksonville ​– #4 - Foursquare
  • 2016The 15 Best Places for Cheese in San Juan ​– #14 - Foursquare
  • 2016The 15 Best Places for Beef in San Juan ​– #10 - Foursquare

Company Facts

  • 1,500,000 sub rolls a week
  • 7,750,000 lbs of turkey annually
  • Firehouse Subs is the largest user of Datil peppers in the world
  • First menu item was the Dalmation Dog (a hot dog and no longer on the menu)
  • Firehouse Subs is the only brand in the world to have Coca-Cola Freestyle® in every restaurant.

Press Contacts

Please no sales calls; refer to our FAQ

Cecily SorensenVP of Corporate Communications

  • Office(904) 606-5204
  • Cell(904) 338-7980
  • Emailcecily.sorensen@firehousesubs.com
  • MainPR@firehousesubs.com

Liz AndersonSenior Public Relations Manager

  • Office(904) 606-5187
  • Cell(904) 237-1285
  • Emailliz.anderson@firehousesubs.com
  • MainPR@firehousesubs.com

The Zimmerman Agency

  • Office(850) 668-2222
  • Emailfirehousesubs@zimmerman.com

Firehouse Subs PR team members: Kerry Anne Watson, Ivette Faulkner, Brittany Mirvil, Emily Oliver, Brianna Belmonte, Tori Andrews & Maria Coukoulis