Firehouse Subs 101

QSR magazine:

On September 23, the University of South Carolina and the International Institute for Foodservice Research and Education welcomed the chief operating officer of Firehouse Subs, Don Fox , to speak to a group of undergraduate and graduate students in the Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management school. Fox explained that Firehouse Subs, founded by firefighters in Jacksonville, Florida, is a family oriented, fast-casual restaurant chain. He also discussed the successful relationship between franchisees and the franchisor specifically within the 375-unit Firehouse Subs business.

Fox has 30 years of experience in the quick-service segment of the restaurant business. He worked with Burger King for 23 years in the research and development area, where he gained first-hand experience introducing new products such as the “BK Broiler.” Having started out in an entry-level position with Six Flags Amusement Parks, he grew the Firehouse Subs franchise by being able to directly relate to operations and the franchise owners that are the impetus behind the brand. Read more.

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