Jon Smith Subs

Our Jon Smith Subs restaurants provide a customer experience second to none, serving high-quality subs right off the grill along with crispy, piping-hot french fries delivered right to the customer's table to enhance their casual-dining experience. We are seeking Area Developers with food/restaurant experience able to open a minimum of 5 restaurants, or larger capacity agreements city/county or statewide.

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Jon Smith Subs


Jon Smith Subs Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Jon Smith Subs is a FRESH new opportunity with a track record for success, serving high quality subs, right off the grill, overstuffed and piled high with the freshest ingredients, since 1988.

The customer experience is second to none, enjoying superior food that's fresh and delicious, even french fries, served piping-hot. The unique Jon Smith Subs process includes delivering the food right to the customer's table to enhance their casual dining experience. Fresh, tasty goodness, all part of why a Jon Smith Subs customer, is a customer for life. Customers at Jon Smith Subs get what they truly want with a wide range of customized options, all with the highest quality ingredients, all the time. It's amazing the difference that on-premise marinated sirloin, whole chicken breasts and real ingredients from cheese to condiments can make.

The magic of providing delicious meals that are even better than expected is the very essence of why Jon Smith Subs has been around since 1988, and what makes it an excellent opportunity for Area Developers.

Company Details

Established: 1988
First Unit Franchised: 2016
Franchised Units: 60 Sold and/or in development
Locations open: 26
Company Owned Units: 7

States Registered In: All
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Jon Smith Subs

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes

Training: Two weeks at head office, one week at existing restaurant, two weeks at their location

Other Info: We are seeking Area Developers who will commit to a minimum of 5 units.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Jon Smith Subs Franchise.

What does a Jon Smith Subs Franchise Cost?

Jon Smith Subs franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $150,000
Total Investment: $400,000-$600,000
Minimum Net Worth: $150,000
Franchise Fee: $39,500
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 3%
Average Number of Employees: 5
Item 19: No
SBA Approved: Yes
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes.
Veteran Discount: Yes

Special Intructions: In addition to individual unit sales, we are seeking Area Developers who will commit to a minimum of 5 units.

Is Jon Smith Subs a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Jon Smith Subs is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Jon Smith Subs a Home Based franchise?

No. Jon Smith Subs is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Jon Smith Subs Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Jon Smith Subs does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is Jon Smith Subs a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Jon Smith Subs is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Jon Smith Subs Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Jon Smith Subs franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Jon Smith Subs Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Jon Smith Subs franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Jon Smith Subs Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Jon Smith Subs franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Jon Smith Subs Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Jon Smith Subs franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

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Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Jon Smith Subs Franchises for Sale

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