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JIMMY JOHN'S FREAKY FAST SUCCESS

TUNE IN TO our 2nd EPISODE TO HEAR ABOUT founder JIMMY JOHN LIAUTAUD's JOURNEY TO THE TOP

EPISODE 2  •  10/28/2018   •   52 min

FAST BRAND FACTS

Our guest this week is Jimmy John (Jimmy John Liautaud) who is the founder, chairman, and majority owner of Jimmy John’s sandwich chain. He has been recognized by Nation's Restaurant News for overseeing one of the fastest-growing chains in the country. He is also a philanthropist and mentor for entrepreneurs in the restaurant industry.  

1. Jimmy John Liautaud founded the first JJ's store in 1983 at the age of 19.
2. The very first store launched at Eastern Illinois University.
3. Jimmy John has no formal business education, but completely disrupted the restaurant franchise game. 
4. Jimmy John's opened its 2,000th store in the fall of 2014. 
5. Jimmy John was awarded Dealmaker of the Year in 2017 after selling a stake in the business to Roark Capital. 
SO HOW DID HE DO IT?
LISTEN TO FIND OUT.
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