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Dance Like Nobody's Watching

01/10/2018

Jimmy John's - Mia

“I’m dancing with my sandwich!” -Mia, Jimmy John’s Customer, Champaign, IL #9039

Role Models

01/03/2018

JImmy John's Employee

 "I was 8 years old when my Dad was shot 5 times, he is paralyzed on the right side of his body. My Mom is such a strong, determined woman. She powers through everything and does it with a smile on her face. So, we grew up watching her help my Dad because he basically had to re-learn everything. That was about 17 years ago and now he walks, talks, and drives…he’s going to Florida by himself this month. They’re my biggest role models. They’ve made me an independent person who knows I’ll be okay no matter where I go. I’m moving to Washington this month and graduating in April!”

- Kelsey Montgomery, Inshop, Champaign, IL #9039

Learn from your struggles

12/27/2017

Alyssa Cornett"There are things I could have done differently with the Navy or with college, but it’s not really anything that I can change now. So you just have to learn from your struggles, move past them, and then do better next time. I’ve learned that you’ll want to listen to what everyone else has to say about everything, but it all comes down to you, your thoughts, and what you care about. Just remember to put yourself first sometimes."

-Alyssa Cornett, Manager in Training, Urbana, IL #9008

Jimmy at Home: Breakfast Strata Cups

12/22/2017

Christmas morning can be hectic, the last thing you wanna do is spend MORE time in the kitchen.

 

These yummy Strata Cups take about 15 minutes to prep, and taste even better if you whip 'em up the night before you wanna bake 'em!

Jimmy John's Breakfast Strata Cups

What to order from JJ's:

1 stick of day old bread (to cut into cubes at home)

 

What you'll need at home (serves 12):

6 eggs

1 1/4 cup milk

8oz colby jack, shredded

1lb bacon, cooked, drained and broken into pieces

Fresh cracked pepper

Optional: dill garnish

Jimmy John's - Strata Cups Ingredients

 

What to do:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and milk.

Jimmy John's - mixing bowl

3. Stir in bread and cheese, until completely coated. Add 3/4 of the bacon, keep the rest for garnish!

Jimmy John's - Mixed Ingredients

4. Scoop into a greased muffin pan and garnish with bacon and dill. 

Jimmy John's - Dill Garnish

5. Bake for 15 minutes. 

Jimmy John's - BakeVOILA! Breakfast is served. 

 

Merry Christmas to all! 🎄❄️🎅

Jimmy John's - Breakfast Strata Cups complete

I'll always be the best at what I do

12/20/2017

Andre Redditt 1"My dream is to make it to the NBA, if not, then I’ll become one of the best meteorologists. If that doesn’t happen, I’ll become the best veterinarian. No matter what, I’ll always be the best at what I do."-Andre Redditt, Inshop, Urbana, IL #9008

Jimmy at Home: Chocolate Dipped Cookies

12/20/2017

Santa Claus is coming to town and he wants some Jimmy John's Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies dipped in Ghirardelli Chocolate and sprinkled with yummy goodness. 

 

Check out this yummy recipe for chocolate dipped Jimmy John's Cookies!

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What to order from Jimmy John’s:

Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies 

 

What you need at home:

Ghirardelli chocolate chips

Large bowl

Microwave

Sprinkles

Candy canes

 

What to do:

1. Add chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl and follow directions on package to melt. Typically, microwave on 50% heat for 1 minute and repeat till melted down 

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2. Stir chocolate chips until fully smooth and the bowl is cool to touch 

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3. Dip cookie in chocolate and let excess chocolate drip off 

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4. Place on parchment paper and add crushed candy canes and festive sprinkles! 

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5. ENJOY (and share with Santa) 

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PS: If you have your own tasty recipe you wanna share or try out one of mine use the hashtag #JimmyAtHome on Instagram and you might be featured in the future!

My Biggest Accomplishment

12/13/2017

Tyler Mihu - Jimmy John's

"I’m comfortable here, and I like working at a fast pace. I’ve worked a lot of different jobs and left them after a few months each. I guess I wasn’t reliable at the time, or I just didn’t find something I really enjoyed. This is probably my biggest accomplishment; I’ve been here for almost 4 years, and I haven’t given it up! I don’t plan to either!"

- Tyler Mihu, Delivery Driver, Idaho Falls, ID #0881

Jimmy At Home: Cuban Sandwich

12/07/2017

Winter is almost here, and what better way to escape the cold than a tasty toasted Jimmy John's sandwich? 

 

Check out this yummy recipe for Jimmy John's Cuban sandwiches!

Jimmy John's Cuban sandwich with Jimmy Chips

 

What to order from Jimmy John’s:

#7, add salami, no lettuce or tomato, with yellow mustard packets on the side.

A Jimmy Pickle, whole.

 

What you need at home:

Butter

Panini press 

 

What to do:

1. Slice up your pickle as thin or as thick as you’d like!

Jimmy John's Pickles being sliced.

 

2. Place your pickle slices and yellow mustard on to your sammie. 

Jimmy John's Cubans

 

3. Butter up both sides and place it on your panini press! Cook until the cheese is melty and your sandwich is browned and toasty. WARNING: This is messy but so worth it, I promise.

Jimmy John's Cuban sandwiches on panini press

 

4. Remove from the press, let 'em cool down and enjoy!

 

PS: If you have your own tasty recipe you wanna share or try out one of mine use the hashtag #JimmyAtHome on Instagram and you might be featured in the future!

We do everything with 100% integrity

12/06/2017

Carlee Martin

"We do everything with 100% integrity, and I think people notice that. We’re clean, fresh, and fast; and we do it all with hard work! If you're doing your personal best, I think you’re doing pretty good."

-Carlee Martin, Inshop, Idaho Falls, ID #881

Blown away by the culture

11/29/2017

Paul Wofford

“I went to a Jimmy John’s in Indianapolis and I was blown away by the culture, the contemporary feel, and the simple menu. It was spotless and the employees were so with it. I thought, WOW, this is something else. We started researching, and visited other Jimmy John’s locations. We went through a drive thru and I see a young employee dancing and singing while washing dishes, loving her job. Now when was the last time you saw that at a restaurant?!”

-Paul Wofford, pictured with Alison Wofford, Arizona & Nevada Franchisees, #331, #2466 & #2739.