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Sandwiches 101


School is back in full swing and the kiddos in Mr. Heiman's 2nd grade squad in Lawrence, KS found a way to bring their sub love with them! Students were given the task of creating a new Jimmy John's sub made of their favorite ingredients. 

We were so blown away by their creativity, we hooked 'em up with a 24 pack of Mini Jimmys and 6-packs of Triple Chocolate Chunk cookies to celebrate!





 Check out their yummy creations below!


The Doogum by Davis- Turkey, bananas, apple slices & gum 



Noodle Sandwich by Deacon- Pickles, noodles, ham, mayo & lettuce 



Almost Red  by Erica - Macaroni, pepperoni & cheese



 Chili Sandwich by Gavin– Chili, lettuce & cheese



Oma by Giovanna- Hershey's (?), butter & mayo



Apple Sandwich by Jacobi – Apples, lettuce & cheese



Gum Sandwich by Jaiden- Gum & tomatoes



 Kansas City Royals by Josh– Candy shaped baseballs, turkey & cheese



Hot & Spicy Chicken by Lyam- Ghost peppers & chicken



Chicken Nugget by Marshall – Lettuce, chicken nuggets & pickles



Brownie Brown by Naomi– Brownie & Icing



Mayonnaise Sandwich by Parker -  Mayo, tomatoes, bacon, pancakes & chicken nuggets



Cat Sandwich by Saffron– Fish, cat food, & bacon



The Jimmy Tom by Theo– Ice, turkey, strawberry, cheese, boloney & ice cream



The Great Hamster by Wren – Bacon, lettuce, corn & bun



A big shout out to these Rockstar sammie makers, your ROCK!! 



Own your own destiny



“We got into Jimmy John’s because my fiancé Ryan wanted to be his own boss. We wanted to be in charge of our own destiny, where the harder we worked the more we benefited, and of course we wanted something to call our own. Our families got together and picked Jimmy John’s. The separator of JJ’s system to the competitors is everything we do is with full integrity. Every single thing, every single time. From slicing produce every morning, to baking perfect bread, to the quality of the natural meats, to how we take care of our customers, everything is done with full integrity. I think that’s hard to come by with most companies. That’s what Jimmy stands for, his montra is, “I DON’T WANT TO BE THE BIGGEST I WANT TO BE THE BEST.” Ryan and I, with our families, have an opportunity to live the American dream. I’m doing it with the love of my life and I couldn’t be more grateful.”

-Angie Eichmeier, Franchisee/Area Marketing Director, San Bernardino, CA #3084

Be positive and SMILE!



"Jimmy John’s gave me a job when I moved to LA from Ohio and it’s a job I’m proud of. Every day I choose a positive attitude. I choose to rock. I love my customers and I think they love me back. I enjoy speaking with them as I hand off their sandwiches. I sample to people and they are shocked. It puts a smile on their face. When our customers walk through the door, I make their day a little bit better because I smile and give them great service. It’s a good feeling and I can definitely thank Jimmy John’s for that. Teaching me to fish and not giving me a fish.” 

- Stephen Redman, Delivery Driver/Sampler, Los Angeles, CA #9073

Hard out there for a college kid


The school year is just around the corner and whether this is your first semester away from home or you’re gearing up for a fifth year fall, there's loads of things your parents won’t tell ya. That's where the Rockstars of Jimmy John's come in-  below we've compiled a list of tips, that may or may not be from experience, to help ya survive. Good luck out there.


1. 'Club going up on a Tuesday' Just a song, don’t do it."



2. It’s not worth signing up for a credit card account for a free t-shirt, but posting up at a bar from open to close for a t-shirt is a different story.



3. Save the easier electives for senior year, you’ll thank me in 4 or 6 years.



4. You need to keep the weather in mind when getting dressed to go out, you don’t know yet how long your walk home in the morning is going to be.



 5. The freshman 15 is a real thing, believe in it.



 6. Find your local JJ's and ask if they are hiring. Bake that dough, make that dough



 7. Never update your Facebook status drunk, may get a lot of likes but could have some regrets in the morning



8.  If you go to class, you won’t have to study as much, which will give you more time to hit the bars.



 9. Ask adults for anything. They love helping out non-income, ‘hard studying’, college students bettering their education for a brighter future



 10. You might think you’ve found your significant other three days into your freshman year, but if they aren’t a JJ’s sandwich, they’re not right for you 



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