Name: Miami Subs Pizza & Grill
Type of Food: American: Submarine Sandwiches, Philly Cheesesteaks, Pizza, Chicken Wings
Interesting Fact: Gus Boulis the founder of Miami Subs Pizza and Grill, showed the original owners of MR.SUB, Jack Levinson and Earl Linzon how to franchise.
History: Gus Boulis founded Miami Subs Pizza and Grill in 1979 after retring to Florida and selling his shares in MR.SUB.
Gus’ Boulis Miami Subs Pizza & Grill expanded rapidly in the 90′s, quickly spread, with new restaurant locations and stores in less typical locations, such as schools, highway rest areas (particularly along Florida’s Turnpike) and airports.The restaurants featured a distinctive exterior design with South Beach-inspired pastels trimmed with pink and blue neon lights and interiors decorated in a tropical motif.
In 1999, Nathan’s Famous purchased the chain for $14.4 million. The chain had approximately 175 outlets at acquisition. However, the chain struggled, due in part to instability in the management ranks, and in 2007, Nathan’s Famous announced the sale of Miami Subs to a private investment group, Miami Subs Capital Partner 1 Inc, for $3.3 million.
Today there are multiple locations in Florida, the Carolinas, New York, and Indiana with a number of locations projected to open in the coming year.
Miami Subs Pizza & Grill Website: www.miamisubs.com
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