Subway Logo – Subway is a chain of restaurants from fast food specializing in the development of submarine sandwiches and snacks , salads and pizza per serving. Headquartered in Milford ( Connecticut ). It has more than 35,000 establishments in 96 countries, making it the largest franchise in the world in number of establishments, and the second largest restoration group, behind Yum! Brands .
In 1965 and with 17 years of age, Fred De Luca borrowed 1000 U.S. dollars to his friend Peter Buck to start his first sandwich shop in Bridgeport , with whom he would try to generate income to afford college. The store was originally called Pete’s Submarines , but was changed shortly by Pete’s Subway . When the restaurant chain grew, it was shortened and changed its name to just Subway . After consolidation in the United States due to its franchise model, Subway decided to expand into mainland Europe and America . With the passage of time passed to other non-traditional markets such as the inside of several establishments Wal-Mart , university campuses or military bases abroad. In countries speaking , Mexico has nearly 500 franchises, followed by Venezuela with 156, Costa Rica with 36, Spain with 31 and Argentina with 27. We continue to El Salvador with 25, Chile with 19, Bolivia with 10, Peru with 7, Ecuador and Uruguay with 2.
Subway’s main product is the style sandwich submarine or “Sub”, which is usually served on baguette or Italian bread . Since 2001 there are several types of bread and a specific product line. The company offers the possibility of roasting, because the rival chain Quiznos Sub allowed to do so in a while. Along with the sandwiches can be ordered salads or breakfast at some points.
The sandwiches and snacks are sold in various sizes and formats, and offer the possibility to include accessories. In addition to a standard menu, the chain launched special promotions during certain parts of the year. The menus vary depending on the establishment, country and market. There are establishments kosher in several cities in the United States , and in Muslim countries can ask for a menu halal .