Dec. 7, 2012
-- PHOENIX, AZ (December 7, 2012) – This basketball season, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is getting Arizona State University fans pumped up to take on the award-winning Bobbie®. Sun Devils with an appetite for competition can head to Capriotti’s and attempt to devour a 20 inch Bobbie® in less than five minutes. The victorious will receive their Bobbie® for free and be immortalized on the “Bobbie Wall of Fame”! ASU fans may recognize their notorious competitor from basketball games, where Sparky and spirited students “Raise The Bobbie®” on the jumbotron!
The Bobbie®, was voted “The Greatest Sandwich in America” by AOL readers and is loaded with fresh whole-roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, homemade stuffing and a bit of mayo. A historic specialty of Capriotti’s, The Bobbie® was named in honor of the shop’s founders’ Aunt Bobbie, who had a knack for serving up one tasty treat from Thanksgiving leftovers. As a signature sub, The Bobbie® has made special appearances on FOX Sports, USA Today, and Food Network’s Unwrapped. ASU fans beware: The 20 inch Bobbie® is kind of a BIG deal. Even if sandwich lovers do not think they have what it takes to defeat the 20 inch goliath, anyone can “Raise The Bobbie” at Weatherup Center during select home basketball games!
s is excited to see if Sun Devils have what it takes to conquer The Bobbie® this season.” said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. “ASU fans are doing such a great job raising The Bobbie® at games, we can hardly wait to watch them tackle our delicious signature sub in stores.”
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About Capriotti’s Sandwich Company
Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Company is a multiple award-winning specialty sandwich retailer with more than 80 company-owned and franchise locations in eleven states across the U.S. including: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, 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.