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Only the strong survive



"We have strong people at Jimmy John’s. If you aren’t mentally strong and competitive, the leadership will help you become that way. If future leaders are willing to do the work, they guaranteed can make it. Those that lead here have both hard work ethic and total integrity. That’s the culture. Everyone that I’ve worked with has a can do attitude. Day one, I immediately connected and I knew in my heart that my bosses had those those qualities.”

– Charles Glass, Training Manager, Champaign, IL

Gotta catch 'em all!


Poke Blog


Wanna grab a sub (and maybe a cookie and a pickle and a bag of chips) while ya catch Pokémon?

Check out the Jimmy John's locations below that are or located near PokeStops and PokeGyms!


437 Fayetteville, St. Raleigh, NC

247 North Woodland Blvd. DeLand, FL

4700 North University St., Peoria, IL

901 W. FM 544, Wylie, TX

674 SW Wilshire Blvd., Burleson, TX

5011 Falls of Neuse, Raleigh, NC

9490 FM 1960 Bypass Rd West, Humble, TX 

2874 Hwy. 55, Eagan, MN

770 Penniman Ave., Plymouth, MI 

3601 Masonic Dr., Alexandria, LA

3117 South Grand, St. Louis, MO

19 W. Jefferson, Naperville, IL 

4505 Chino Hills Parkway, Chino Hills, CA

2220 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 

608 Oskaloosa St., Pella, IA

2700 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA

1710 E. Cotati Ave. Rohnert Park, CA 


ps- If ya know a store that should be on this list- let us know!

Unicyles rock!



“Unicycle, heck yea. I love it and I get to deliver on it. Unis rock and JJ’s rocks.”

-Thomas Little, Delivery Driver, Durham, NC #453


Jimmy John's Pro Tips


Wanna order Jimmy John's like the sandwich eating pro you are? Wanna pick up the cutie behind you in line? Wanna switch up your regular sandwich to retain a little ~mystery~? All the answers are below 👇

1. Let's start with the basics: LBI & TBO

Sub sammies (#1-6 & the JJBLT) automatically come with a little bit of your bread taken out. If ya want to keep all that yummy pillowy goodness, tell us LBI ( Leave Bread In). Club sandwiches  (#7-17 & the JJ Gargantuan) automatically come with all your bread left in, but if ya dig a little less, tell us TBO (Take Bread Out).

Voila! Pretty simple, eh?



2. Wanna kick your sammie up a notch? Tell us to Jimmy it Up and you'll get your sandwich just the way our founder JJ likes it- slathered in yummy Italian vinaigrette, onions, hot cherry peppers and oregano-basil. It's off the charts delicious! 

2 Jimmyd up


3. If you ever want to feed a family of 9 or host your own eating contest or if you're just really, really hungry, the Dubbugutbustah is exactly what you're looking for. It's just a fancy way to order two JJ Gargantuans that will make you look like a straight baller.



4. Your basic JJ Gargantuan comes with 5 meats, one cheese and loads of veggies. If you're feeling really hungry, the Noah's Ark is just what you're looking for. It comes with two portions of each meat. Get it?

Chuck Norris[1]


5. A Gargantuan with bacon and tuna sound delicious? You're gonna want a Chuck Norris. I think the name explains itself.


 With great knowledge comes great sandwich responsibility, use it wisely friends.

My team is as Real as our Food



"My team cares, I care, that’s a beautiful thing. My team stands behind Jimmy's food the same way I do. I have their back, they have mine. My teammates reflect my leadership style, this means when I'm busy doing one thing, they are busy doing the other. That is what makes us a team and that’s why we kick butt. My team is as real as our food, I'm very proud of that."

-Richie Franke, General Manager New Berlin, WI Store #1316

Lead your team by example



“I like the opportunity to teach. As a GM I set high expectations for myself. I set the best example all the time. I love showing my team how to do things the right way. I always lead by taking that extra step or going the extra mile. I learned that if I push myself, only then will my teammates push themselves. I love teaching that.”

– Casey Davis, GM Fullerton, CA Store #3081


America with a side of subs


BY NOW YOU KNOW IT – we live in the home of the free, land of the brave, where the deer and the antelope play.

But America is not just a country my friends, America is a way of life. It's a mind set that only the boldest can embrace. And there's one day a year where we all strap on our best red, white & blue, crack open a cold can of America and blast God Bless the U.S.A. for all the world to hear.


But you know you can do better. We can all do better. So below, I present to you the top 10 ways to add a little more America to your Fourth of July.



1. Mullets. They really separate the men from the boys. 



2. Eagles. If you don't have an eagle, don't talk to me. 


3. Queen 🐝. Preferably in an eagle costume. (I fly (okay), I fly (okay), I fly (okay))





4. and if Hulk Hogan's free, toss him in front of an American flag with an electric guitar. He'll take you to Shred City and then it's Game. Over.

hulk hogan american flag guitar - hulk hogan gifs


5. Now ya gotta spice it up a little with... MONSTERRRR TRUUUUUCKS .


6. and after you've done some mind blowing flips, you're gonna need to fuel back up. A whole lotta sandwiches will do the trick (and don't forget the BBQ chips because 'merica) 😉 #plug 



By now all of your friends are jealous. You've got Queen 🐝 here, you're driving a sweet truck, bald eagles are soaring majestically above and you just slammed a #5 with hot peppers.



7. Now melt their faces off with a few burn outs in your driveway... NASCAR style obviously.


8. You've probably worked up a sweat. Time to chill out to the smooth, cool sound of jazz music from our 42nd President. (I think you've got a whole band blasting sweet freedom by now.)


9. Do you know what goes pretty good with jazz music? Fighter jets MAKING AN EAGLE IN THE SKY.




10. Now in one final show of your true Americanism, gather up about 70,000 fireworks and light them off. All. At. Once.




Now get out there, make Toby Keith proud, and get your America on.

Happy Fourth of July!! 


Real food, real people




"The people in the stores are genuine folks. We enjoy our work. I can tell when I'm eating somewhere when the employees aren’t into it. Every JJ store I’ve worked in, the people are genuine and happy to be there. It’s work BUT we have fun with it. When the lunch rush arrives we’re all just laughing, smiling, and cranking out sandwiches, freaky fast.”

– Dylan Vidinich, Guerilla Marketer



Less Stress, Less Mess, MORE PARTY with Mini Jimmys!


Everyone loves a good party.

Sorry, let me rephrase that: everyone loves GOING to a good party. Planning a party is a whole other animal.

Invitations. Food. Entertaining. It’s enough to send anyone to the drug store for a box of hair dye.

I feel you, I understand and I’m here to help.

Below are three ways Mini Jimmys are here to save the day, you party animal you.


Less Stress:

Awesome parties take time, planning, and a rockin vibe. That’s a lot of pressure. 


Before your head explodes, remember, I’ve always got your back with 12 or 24 packs of half sized sammies! 



Less Mess:

You invited people, who invited people, and suddenly you've got 45 people running around your house just waiting to cause chaos.


But the next day doesn’t have to be spent cleaning the spilled food-that you're not even sure you had at your party- off your couch, because Mini Jimmys keep the mess away.



With your mind able to focus on more important details, like who you’re inviting and the playlist, you can sit back and relax knowing it’s gonna be awesome.


Mini Jimmys are here to make your life easier. Less mess. Less stress. More memories to be made!

All you have to do is do it.




"The cool thing about this business is all you have to do is do it. The tough part is we have to do it every day to succeed. I have to suck it up and get the job done, and believe me its hard. For example, me coming in late last night, I definitely didn’t feel like leaving my family…especially after a full day of work, but I’m not going to leave my teammates stranded. I’m proud of that, and I’m mainly saying that because my wife said she was proud of me for doing that too.” 

-Travis English General Manager Dallas, TX Store #2715