March 8, 2011
-- Las Vegas, NV (March 8, 2011) – Capriotti’s, a leader in fresh, unique and award-winning sandwiches, is celebrating 35 years of success and continuing growth at its Third Annual Capriotti’s Franchisee Convention. “Continuing to Thrive at 35,” will focus on maintaining the traditions that have made Capriotti’s a success. The event kicks off Wednesday, March 9th with a golf tournament and continues through March 11th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The three day event will also include a welcome reception, franchise industry guest speakers, vendor expo, banquet dinner, award presentation and addresses from Ashley Morris, President and Chief Executive Officer and Patrick Walls, Chief Operating Officer.
Capriotti’s is currently one of the fastest growing independent quick-service franchises in the United States. With more than 65 locations, Capriotti’s has plans to open over 20 new shops by the end of 2011. The expansion includes bringing Capriotti’s to new states and additional shops in existing markets.
“Having all the franchisees in one place creates a great environment to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the brand and also plan for the future of Capriotti’s,”
says Ashley Morris, Capriotti’s CEO. “Franchisees are the foundation of this company and it is critical to be in direct contact and receive input from them during this time of growth. It is important to make sure each franchisee is directly involved in the brand’s evolution to ensure many more years of success.”
The Third Annual Capriotti’s Franchisee Convention begins Wednesday, March 9th and runs through Friday, March 11th. For general information about Capriotti’s visit www.capriottis.com. For more information on Mandalay Bay, please visit www.mandalaybay.com.
About Capriotti’s Sandwich Company
Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Company is a multiple award-winning specialty sandwich retailer with more than 65 company-owned and franchise locations in ten states across the U.S. including: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Utah, Wisconsin and Nevada. With a reputation for gourmet taste, Capriotti’s prides itself on using the freshest ingredients in order to provide customers with a taste of home in every bite. Their signature sandwich, the Bobbie®, was voted “The Greatest Sandwich in America” by thousands of readers across the country and reported by AOL.com. For more information, visit www.capriottis.com.