Frequently Asked Questions About Starting a Sandwich Shop

Starting a sandwich shop with Jon Smith Subs is a great way to break into a booming industry. Jon Smith Subs has been delighting American diners for years, and now we’re ready to take our exciting business model abroad to Australia. This is a great opportunity for Australian entrepreneurs to start their own sandwich restaurant with the guidance and expertise of a well-established brand.

#1. What kind of experience do I need?

There is no one skillset that we look for in a Jon Smith Subs franchisee. Our franchise partners come from a variety of backgrounds, from corporate sales to small business ownership. Many of our prospective franchisees wonder if restaurant experience is a must, but even that isn’t a requirement. We’ve developed a comprehensive training program that’s designed to teach you the skills you need to manage one of our restaurants no matter what background you come from. Our team of experts will work hand-in-hand with you to teach you how to do everything from prepare our famous marinades to managing employee schedules. If you’re dedicated to growing your business, you already possess one of the most important qualifications to being a Jon Smith Subs franchisee.

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#2. What sorts of support will I receive?

One of the benefits of starting a sandwich shop with a franchise brand like Jon Smith Subs is that you can count on receiving plenty of support from our team. Independent business owners invest immeasurable time and resources into getting their business started. While you should be prepared to invest time and money into your new business, Jon Smith Subs provides support in a number of areas. We’ll be there to guide you as you get your restaurant established, helping you with everything from finding a location to purchasing the right furniture. We’ve developed software that makes it easier than ever for you to manage bookkeeping, inventory, and more. We even provide marketing support, helping you to spread the word about your new business.

#3. Why Jon Smith Subs?

There are many areas in which we stand out from the competition, but one of the most significant is our commitment to quality. Our sandwiches are made from meats marinated for hours right in our own stores. We offer only freshly-baked breads and the highest-quality veggies prepared in-store every day. Our generous portion sizes and famous fries have been delighting American diners for years and will tickle the taste buds whether you’re in Sydney or Perth.

These are only some of the questions we’re often asked by prospective franchisees. To learn more about starting a sandwich shop with Jon Smith Subs, contact us today!