Jimmy Johns - Sandwich Franchise

Why Jimmy John's?

Because We're

the Best Sandwich Franchise

Out There!

A Franchise Opportunity to Own a Brand Customers Love

Jimmy John’s knew what the people wanted long before they even realized it: fresh, high-quality sandwiches — fast. Whether dine-in, drive-thru, or pick-up, customers can get their fix their way. And as the best sandwich franchise out there, we’ve also got a franchise opportunity that can’t be beat! Our track record is best in class. Our system works. We’ve been doing this for over 40 years. We’re one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains in America, and even better: people love our food! We’ve got more than 800 franchisees running more than 2,600 locations across the US — what’s stopping you from joining us?
After becoming a Jimmy John’s franchise owner, the real estate manager for your market will get in touch to begin helping you with the site selection process for your sub franchise.Take charge of your future with a Jimmy John’s Sandwich Franchise

For a limited time, we are offering significant incentives for new store development commitments for 2023–2025.

Take charge of your future with a Jimmy John’s Sandwich Franchise
There are dozens of Jimmy John's sandwich franchises available for sale from coast to coast.


Our all-natural meats* and vegetables are hand-sliced in-house every day. Our fresh-baked bread is baked all day, every day. Fresh food from scratch since 1983: this is just one of the reasons we are one of the best sandwich shop franchises out there!

*All-Natural: No artificial ingredients and minimally processed (except for caramel color on roast beef).

We're Fast

We spend six 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.

We keep it simple

Limited, focused inventory — what could be easier? Everything about Jimmy John’s is about keeping it simple. No BS, no gimmicks. To be the best sub franchise, we have created a very disciplined product, menu, and system. No one else is as efficient, effective, or consistent as we are in delivering a fresh-made meal for under $20.

We Innovate

We already had the right stuff to keep our franchisees at the top of their game through 2020, and we’ve made the right moves to stay ahead of the industry’s new normal. We’ve added revenue opportunities by introducing combo meals, offering LTOs, and utilizing third-party delivery tech.

We are high performers

We all want to be the best. We all do whatever it takes to get the job done. That’s why we are so selective in this process. Not everyone is wired the same way. If you’re looking for a franchise opportunity that gets you working with the best — look no more!

We’re the #2 ranked sub sandwich franchise on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500.

To be the best sandwich franchise

Requires the best support

Take charge of your future with a Jimmy John’s Sandwich Franchise

And We Deliver

Take charge of your future with a Jimmy John’s Sandwich Franchise
Once you become a Jimmy John’s franchise owner, our team is here to help you thrive in opening and running your store by providing support in the areas of Real Estate, Construction, Training, Marketing, Operations, and Purchasing. From helping you determine the right location to visiting your store regularly to offering ongoing support in meeting Jimmy John’s Brand Standards, we’re here to serve you.

Real Estate

Location is everything! Our Real Estate team works closely with franchisees during the entire site selection process and beyond, with a dedicated real estate manager for your area guiding you until you finalize a lease for your new location. Your manager will help analyze your market and determine site feasibility based on demographics, traffic patterns, available parking, competition, and more.


Our Construction team provides you with the expertise needed to build, remodel, or relocate your store from start to finish. They’ll be there to guide you through the build-out process by assisting with store design and contractor selection. They’ll also conduct a final walk-through to make sure your store is ready to start serving our fast and fresh menu from the get-go!

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Take charge of your future with a Jimmy John’s Sandwich Franchise
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Our Training Managers educate new franchisees and their staff leaders on the processes and procedures essential to operating a successful Jimmy John’s restaurant. This comprehensive training takes place both in the classroom and in-store, with additional hands-on management training for new franchisees. You’ll learn about every aspect of day-to-day operations, from baking bread and slicing veggies to managing inventory and food costs. You and your team will have the tools and training necessary to run your franchise with a 100% commitment to our Brand Standards.

Marketing to support your franchise

Our Marketing team is here to help you plan and execute robust campaigns to reach your best customers. We assist with national media buying, local advertising, and PR. We work together to protect the brand and to serve you, which allows you to focus on what’s important — customer service and growth!

Take charge of your future with a Jimmy John’s Sandwich Franchise


Our Operations team will begin working with you months before your store opens to make sure you’re ready to crush it from day one! During the first week your franchise is open, we’ll send an opening specialist to provide additional support. Going forward, you can communicate with our Field Business Consultant, who provides ongoing support and feedback to ensure your restaurant is operating in accordance with our standards, and who will share the experiences of some of the best operators in the Jimmy John’s brand family.


The Purchasing team works with our suppliers to ensure your store receives the highest-quality products at the best prices. They also manage our nationwide distribution network, work on research and development, and help ensure that you’re getting the best prices possible for the inventory you need to run your franchise efficiently and successfully.

If you’re looking to grow your portfolio to include a bold and delicious brand that has wide appeal, Jimmy John’s multi-unit franchise opportunities are the way to go!

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For more detailed information about Jimmy John’s, one of the very best sandwich shop franchises available, contact us today.

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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.

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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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