Manasquan, N.J. — Jersey Mike’s Subs opened two non-traditional restaurants the last week of August. The first opened on August 27 on the campus of Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. The second opened the next day inside Washington Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. (pictured)
Opened in time for back to school, Jersey Mike’s new Seton Hall University location is operated by Gourmet Dining, LLC, a division of Compass Group USA. The new restaurant is located at Bishop Dougherty University Center.
“Seton Hall University is the fourth Jersey Mike’s Subs campus location run by Gourmet Dining Group, and we are happy to continue our expansion plans with the group,” says Phil Capozzi, vice president of non-traditional development, Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc. “All of us at Jersey Mike’s Subs couldn’t be happier to bring our Sub Above culture and products to the students and faculty here.”
Other Jersey Mike’s campus locations run by the group are Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J.; Monmouth University in West Long Branch, N.J.; and Kean University in Union, N.J.
“Gourmet Dining and Seton Hall are excited to open Jersey Mike’s on campus after almost 2 years of planning,” says Joe Lally, vice president of marketing, Gourmet Dining. “Seton Hall’s campus dining environment is a fast-paced, high-volume operation, and Jersey Mike’s enthusiastic culture is a perfect fit.”
On August 28, Jersey Mike’s opened at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Operated by Hojiej Branded Foods, LLC (HBF), the new Jersey Mike’s restaurant is located in Terminal A.
“We are excited to partner with Hojiej Branded Foods in opening our fifth airport Jersey Mike’s Subs location,” says Capozzi. “This restaurant at Washington Dulles International Airport is the first of hopefully many more units we will open with HBF.”
Adds Claude Guillaume, COO, eastern region, of Hojeij Branded Foods: “HBF is excited to introduce another great dining concept for passengers at IAD to enjoy, bringing the familiar quality, taste and atmosphere of a favorite national brand — Jersey Mike’s — into the airport.”
Partnering with HMS Host, Jersey Mike’s expects to open its sixth airport restaurant in September at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C. Other Jersey Mike’s airport locations include: McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas; Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J.; Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta; and Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Fla.
PHOTO CAPTION: (left to right): Claude Guillaume, COO Eastern Region, Hojeij Branded Foods, LLC (HBF); Danny Malamis, Area Director, Jersey Mike’s; Ali Hojeij, VP Operations, HBF; Phil Capozzi, VP Non-Traditional Development, Jersey Mike’s; Chris Daniels, Regional VP, Jersey Mike’s; and Dave Altmann, VP Special Initiatives, Jersey Mike’s.
SOURCE: Jersey Mike’s