Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck opened the first SUBWAY® restaurant in the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA, in the summer of 1965. They later incorporated in the name of Doctor's Associates Inc.
Today, the SUBWAY® system is the largest restaurant chain in North America and is poised to become the largest restaurant chain in the world.
Each SUBWAY® restaurant is focused on making great sandwiches. In fact, it is so great, that many SUBWAY® customers have become franchise owners simply because they believe in the product.
*SUBWAY® is the #1 restaurant chain in total restaurant count with
more locations than anyone else in the Quick Service Restaurant
More than 36,000 SUBWAY®
locations throughout the world
Since its founding, the SUBWAY®
franchise system has experienced
phenomenal growth, and is
committed to becoming the #1
Quick Service Restaurant chain in
In most years, about 70% of new
franchises are purchases by existing
The SUBWAY® décor integrates
the look of natural building
materials - brick, clay, stone -
into the stores and conveys to
customers that SUBWAY®
locations are warm and inviting
family dining destinations.
SUBWAY® “Sandwich Artists”
create customers’ sandwiches on
a varied selection of daily baked
gourmet breads. With the option
of many ingredients, the
sandwiches are customized with
an array of meats, cheeses,
vegetables, and lastly topped off
with unique select sauces.
In addition, many food flavors are brought out by toasting the sandwiches to perfection, just the way a customer wants.
Products you will be proud to serve
The SUBWAY® franchise offers your
customers many great options to eat
a fresh meal, fast.
Think about your customer base and
all the potential consumers who
patronize your business. Wouldn’t
the quality of the SUBWAY®
products appeal to those
SUBWAY FRESH FIT™ Menu*
The nutritional value of our food is very important. The SUBWAY FRESH FIT™ menu is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and is trans fat free.
*SUBWAY FRESH FIT™ menu is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
The franchisee is responsible for:
- Initial franchise fee
- Finding locations
- Leasehold improvements and equipment
- Hiring employees and operating restaurants
- Paying 8% royalty to the company and a fee into the advertising fund
The company provides:
- Access to formulas and operational systems
- Store design and equipment ordering guidance
- Training program
- Operations manual
- Representative on-site during opening
- Periodic evaluations and ongoing support
- Informative publications