04.17.2017 FIREHOUSE SUBS® INTRODUCES NEW SMALL SUBS MENU

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Firehouse Subs proves big things really do come in small packages with the launch of its new Small Subs menu – 10 Signature Specialty Sub options all less than 500 calories and starting at $3.99.

01.24.2017 FIREHOUSE SUBS STARTS 2017 STRONG: INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION INTO MEXICO AND NO. 1 OVERALL BRAND RANKING

With more than 1,045 locations across 44 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, 45 restaurants will open in Mexico over the next five years. The American fast-casual chain founded by firefighting brothers Chris and Robin Sorensen brings its award-winning food and authentic firefighter heritage to guests in Santa Fe, Mexico City, Mexico as the first restaurant opens this week.

11.18.2016 CNBC MAKE IT: FROM $100 TO 1000 STORES: THE SURPRISE SUCCESS OF FIREHOUSE SUBS

When Chris and Robin Sorensen opened their first Firehouse Subs in 1994, they had less than $100 in their checking accounts. "Even though I didn't understand it at the time, being broke forced us to be patient, and that patience really turned out to be a service. We were able to learn a lot more about the business and grow at the right pace," Robin says.

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.

Recent Awards

  • 2017America's Favorite Sandwich Chain - Market Force
  • 2017America’s Favorite Chain for “Top 5 Brands Overall” – #1 - Restaurant Business
  • 2017America’s Favorite Chain for “Fast Casual” – #1 - Restaurant Business
  • 2017Top Chains By Menu Segment for “Sandwich” – #1 - Restaurant Business

Company Facts

  • More than 1,060 Firehouse Subs locations in 44 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico.
  • $25 million donated to public safety organizations through Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
  • Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla.
  • 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

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Liz AndersonSenior Public Relations Manager

  • Office(904) 606-5187
  • EmailPR@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 and Natasha Wojcik