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Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

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One of the fastest growing restaurant chains in America, Jimmy John’s is now seeking multi-unit operators to fuel our growth. Homemade bread is baked fresh all day, and all-natural meats and fresh veggies are hand-sliced daily. Jimmy John’s seeks franchisees who are willing to do whatever it takes to make great sandwiches for their customers.

Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$200,000
Total Investment$313,600 – $556,100
Net Worth Required$1,000,000
Franchise Fee$35,000
Financing AssistanceAvailable
Year Founded1983
# of Existing Units2,803
Training & SupportYes
Home Office LocationChampaign, IL
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Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Why Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches?
No soups, no salads, just sandwiches. Our track record is best in class. Our system works. We’ve been doing this for 35 years. We’re one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in America, and we’re rated #1 Best Fast Casual Chain in the U.S. by Money Magazine (source: Most importantly, people love our food! 2,803 units strong and lots of room to grow.

We define fresh. Our all-natural meats and veggies are hand sliced in-house daily, and our bread is baked fresh all day, every day. That’s how it’s been since 1983. We spend 6 hours slicing and baking every day to make 30-second sandwiches for our customers. With the prep behind us, our system is designed for fast, flawless execution.

Everything about Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches is about keeping it simple. We have a very disciplined product, menu and system. No one is as efficient, effective or consistent as we are in delivering a fresh-made meal for under $20.

We want to be the best, and we’ll do whatever it takes to get the job done!

Average size of store
1,000 – 1,800 square feet

Average annual sales of a Jimmy John’s store
Average 2018 annual sales were $1,107,327.
*You are welcome to contact existing franchisees to find out what their sales are. Most franchisees are willing to discuss such information with you once it is determined that you are serious about investing in a Jimmy John’s franchise.

Who We’re Looking For
Genuine individuals who like our food, are willing to do whatever it takes to make great sandwiches for our customers, and have ambitions for multi-unit development. We’re looking for those who want to go above and beyond!

What You Need
$200,000 of your own cash and $1,000,000 Net Worth

Our training program gives you the tools to run your store successfully. You’ll have classroom and in-store training, with 4 weeks of hands-on management experience. You’ll learn every aspect of store management, from baking bread and slicing veggies, to managing food costs and financials.

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*Figures reflect averages for thirty-three (33) affiliate-owned restaurants that opened before January 1, 2014, as published in Item 19 of our April 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document. These averages are based on a 52-week annual period from January 3, 2018 through January 1, 2019. Of these thirty-three (33) restaurants, 16 (48%) had higher gross sales, 18 (55%) had higher food and paper costs, and 17 (52%) had higher net profit percentage during the reported period. The financial performance representation contained in Item 19 of our April 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document also includes (1) average and median system–wide gross sales, average and median franchise gross sales, the number and percentage of restaurants exceeding the averages, and the highest and lowest grossing Restaurants in the system during the referenced period, (2) average and median gross sales, average and median food and paper cost, and average and median net profit percentage information during the referenced period for eight (8) affiliate-owned restaurants that were opened after January 1, 2014 and before January 3, 2018, and (3) other average and median performance information for affiliate-owned restaurants. A new franchisee’s results may differ from the represented performance. There is no assurance that you will do as well and you must accept that risk. This offering is made by prospectus only.


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