10.07.2019 FIREHOUSE SUBS PUBLIC SAFETY FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH THE AMERICAN RED CROSS: 25,000 HOMES SAFER IN HONOR OF FIREHOUSE SUBS’ 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Making 25,000 Homes Safer Through $250,000 Donation. On October 10, 1994, brothers and former firefighters Chris Sorensen and Robin Sorensen opened the doors of the first Firehouse Subs® restaurant in their hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. Now 25 years later, the fast casual chain known for its hot subs and commitment to public safety celebrates its anniversary by partnering with the American Red Cross through Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®.

09.26.2019 FIREHOUSE SUBS® RELEASES A NEW HIT, NASHVILLE HOT BRISKET

New menu item served on a custom toasted cornbread roll, available for a limited time. Firehouse Subs is firing up the fall season with hot flavors featured in its newest menu item, Nashville Hot Brisket, available now for a limited time at all U.S. Firehouse Subs restaurants.* This hearty sub features slow-smoked USDA Choice beef brisket freshly sliced with a kick of spicy Nashville Hot seasoning, spicy pickle chips, mayo, sweet and tangy slaw and melted pepper jack cheese served on a toasted cornbread roll.

08.26.2019 CEO DON FOX FEATURED AND INTERVIEWED ON NEWLY LAUNCHED THOUGHTS THAT ROCK PODCAST

CEO Don Fox was featured and interviewed on the newly launched Thoughts That Rock podcast in an episode titled “What Should Your Goals Be?” In the episode, Don shares his thoughts towards goals, taking advantage of opportunities and the importance of holding on to rock stars in an ever changing industry. The hosts, Brant Menswar and Jim Knight, are two of the country’s most sought out speakers. In the podcast, they discuss what they call “bite-sized,” specific and compelling thoughts that have changed the course of people’s lives with rock star guests like Don.

08.13.2019 FIREHOUSE SUBS FEATURED IN RESTAURANT BUSINESS "50 GREAT IDEAS" SPECIAL REPORT

Restaurant Business featured Firehouse Subs and the Restaurant of the Future prototype in a “50 Great Ideas” special report. The piece mentions the throughput-boosting equipment and the brand’s use of new steamers in order to increase efficiency in the kitchen.

08.05.2019 FIREHOUSE SUBS RANKED NO. 45 IN QSR TOP 50 RESTAURANT RANKING

QSR ranked Firehouse Subs No. 45 in its Top 50 Restaurant Ranking special report as well as No. 31 in an article titled “The 32 Biggest Fast-Food Chains in America,” which includes a breakdown of the QSR Top 50.

07.23.2019 FIREHOUSE SUBS® AIDS COMMUNITIES NATIONWIDE WITH EIGHTH ANNUAL H2O FOR HEROES®

Firehouse Subs invites guests nationwide to join its effort to hydrate local heroes and communities with the eighth annual H2O For Heroes bottled water collection drive. On Saturday, Aug. 3, Firehouse Subs restaurants will offer one medium sub* to each guest who brings in at least one unopened, 24-pack of bottled water. The water benefits local fire and police departments, emergency victims, senior and community centers, and more, to aid those in need of water during the hot summer months when dehydration and other heat-related illnesses are most threatening.

07.08.2019 FIREHOUSE SUBS® KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH NEW JAMAICAN JERK TURKEY SUB

New menu item features a sweet mustard sauce priced at $5.55 for a medium for a limited time. Firehouse Subs is starting the summer season with Caribbean flavors featured in its newest menu item — the Jamaican Jerk Turkey Sub — available now at all U.S. and Puerto Rico Firehouse Subs restaurants.* This hearty sub features freshly sliced smoked turkey breast and a new made in-house sweet mustard sauce –made with a hint of Caribbean seasoning – melted pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and mayo, served steaming hot and atop Firehouse Subs’ signature toasted sub roll.

07.01.2019 FIREHOUSE SUBS® CELEBRATES 25 YEARS, LOOKS TO THE FUTURE WITH NEWEST RESTAURANT IN JACKSONVILLE

Firehouse Subs announces the grand opening of its newest restaurant in Jacksonville, the brand’s hometown, at 480 Durbin Pavilion Drive, Suite 103. The restaurant will open its doors to the public on Monday, July 1. Firehouse Subs serves premium meats and cheeses steamed and piled high on a toasted sub roll, served “Fully Involved®” with fresh produce and condiments. In addition to its signature subs, the restaurant offers a variety of catering options from sandwich and dessert platters to salads and snacks to fuel any occasion.

Recent Awards

  • 2019Best of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin - Best Sub Sandwich - Firehouse Subs of Sun Prairie
  • 2019MURTEC Breakthrough Awards - Enterprise Innovator Category
  • 2019Restaurant Business Top 10 Sandwich Sales Drivers - #7 - Snackable, Small Subs
  • 201950 Most Popular Fast Foods in America - #4 Hook and Ladder sub

Company Facts

  • More than 1,170 Firehouse Subs restaurants in 46 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and non-traditional locations
  • $46+ million donated to public safety organizations through Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
  • Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla.
  • 1,700,000 sub rolls a week
  • 10,500,000 pounds 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

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