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Take charge of your future

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with a Jimmy John’s Sandwich Franchise

If you’re ready to take your entrepreneurial spirit and passion for excellence to bold new heights, now’s the time to become part of the Jimmy John’s sandwich franchise family!

We're the Best at 
Fast and Fresh

We’re one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains in America. Why? It’s simple — people love our sandwiches! Our guests crave our high-quality meats and cheese, and hand-sliced veggies, served up in 30 seconds on bread that’s never more than four hours old and baked fresh every day.

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We know what it takes to make the perfect sandwich fast — we’ve been doing it for over 40 years.
Truth be told, we’re the
Sandwich of Sandwiches
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We’re the #2 ranked submarine sandwich on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500

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We have over 11 million loyalty members and a
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Over 2600 locations in 43 states, with prime markets still available


Is our speciality

Over 35% of our sales come from it.

We keep our delivery areas small, so customers get their food fast and fresher, giving our franchisees an edge the competition can’t touch! 

35% of our sales come from it.

We keep our delivery areas small, so customers get their food fast and fresh, giving our franchisees an edge the competition can’t touch!

We’re 98% Franchisee-Owned, 100% Kickass,  and All-In with Perks that Help You Crush It!

No matter how you slice it, we make it easier for you to grow! Our high-octane ongoing support never stops and is there to help you kick the competition to the curb!

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A time-tested business model that takes the guesswork out of things
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A consistently evolving menu of freshly made sandwiches
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Top supplier relationships for the best ingredients
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A proprietary POS system for ease of operations
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Expert local and national marketing to get the word out
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Comprehensive pre-opening training and ongoing support

And much much more!

Why Jimmy John's





People love the convenient, fresh, and delicious sandwich menu our restaurants offer because it features innovative options and a no-holds-barred commitment to excellence. This is why owners flock to owning multiple JJ's, and why we're a top choice for multi-unit investments in the quick-service restaurant (QSR) industry. QSR is booming, with some pretty impressive numbers:


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Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for 2022-2027

Yeah, But What About the Numbers?

Right now, we’ve got limited-time incentives — including reduced royalties and initial franchise fees — that make our investment opportunity smarter than ever!

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Limited-time franchise fee:

$5K - $10K

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Minimum net worth: 


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Limited-time royalty: 


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Total initial investment: 

$316,100 - $558,600

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Training and support


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You can count on plenty of our help from the very start and continuing for as long as you own your Jimmy John's sandwich shop franchise.

You can count on plenty of our honest-to-goodness help for as long as you own your Jimmy John’s sandwich shop franchise.

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Real Estate: Upon signing on as a franchisee, a real estate manager will reach out to you to help you find the perfect location for your franchise.
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Construction: Whether building, remodeling, or relocating, we’ll assist you with store design, contractor selection, and equipment orders.

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Training: Through a 4-week combination of classroom instruction and hands-on, in-store management training, we’ll ensure you’re ready to crush it.
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Marketing: We’ve got a bold, unforgettable look that we make sure gets seen through our regular national marketing. Plus, we’ll help you with local advertising, sampling, PR, and more.

With restaurant footprints as small as 800 square feet and modular buildout capabilities, the possibilities are endless. Drive-thrus? Sure! Patios? Yup — Different sizes for different styles. No matter how you slice it, we make it easy for you to grow!

How we get you ready to rock
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Got an Appetite for Perfection?

A Jimmy John’s sandwich shop franchise isn’t just a business, it’s a lifestyle, and frankly, it’s not for everyone. You’ve got to be ready to be the best, go above and beyond, and live up to the Jimmy John’s standards for excellence. That means we look for candidates who are:

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Focused on customer service
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Driven to succeed
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Ready to follow a kickass business model
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Not afraid to be awesome
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Never willing to cut corners
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Always happy to keep it real

Does this sound like you?

We thought so!

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And that includes our steps to franchise ownership

Joining the Jimmy John’s brand starts by reaching out to us through our website. After that, you’ll get a phone call from one of our franchise experts, who’ll fill you in on some of the details about our sub sandwich franchise investment.

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From there, you’ll have the chance to:

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Read our FDD: our Franchise Disclosure Document goes over every aspect of a Jimmy John’s opportunity, including investment numbers, training and support, marketing, and more.
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Talk to Other Jimmy John’s Franchisees: we know we rock, but don’t take our word for it. You’ll have the chance to speak to current Jimmy John’s franchisees to hear their stories.
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Hang Out with Us: come to our HQ to meet some key members of our leadership team, find out more about the training and support you’ll enjoy, and ask any last-minute questions you might have.
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Are you ready to become part of a fun, fast-growing brand with strong consumer appeal and a no-BS attitude?

Check out our available territories map, and let’s get going!


Ready to roll

With Jimmy John's?

For a limited time, we are offering significant incentives for new store development commitments for 2023 - 2025.
For more detailed franchise information about our sandwich restaurant brand, contact us today.

Start the ownership process
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This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. Currently, the following states regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of or want to locate a franchise in one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state.

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