On this episode of The GoGedders Podcast, host Richie Burke chats with Christine Specht about the many motivations that fuel her team-first attitude, why Milwaukee is a great place to do business, working in a family business and much, much more.
Today Cousins Subs will launch its first delivery-only restaurant concept, in the business district of Downtown Milwaukee, to meet consumer demand and further expand the sub shop's urban market guest base.
Over the last several years, Cousins has taken a calculated approach to its growth plan by strengthening its unit-level economics and creating a stronger core of franchise partners. It has also rebranded its shops, preparing for the next phase of growth.
After 44 years in the sub shop game, Cousins Subs is rolling out a streamlined look and feel across all locations as it seeks to expand its footprint throughout the Midwest.
In September a percentage of Cousins' combo meal sales at all Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs restaurants will go to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation (VLCF) to support those diagnosed with cancer throughout the state.
Glendale's Freddie Cocos has been in the food and meat business for most of his life. After running numerous successful stores, and battling cancer, he recently hit the streets - with the help of his sons - in his new food truck called Freddie's Deli.
Husband-and-wife team Rita and Al Hill opened Biggie Subs & Deli Shop, 6602 W. Lisbon Ave., on April 1.
The Chocolate Factory will open its eighth Milwaukee-area location at 4330 N. Oakland Ave. in Shorewood.
After months of keeping irregular hours, the East Side Suburpia, 2264 N. Prospect Ave., is temporarily closed, according to an employee at the Original Suburpia, 10853 W. Bluemound Rd.
Long lines don't scare me away as long as I know that my order will be taken correctly and promptly after the wait. But I'll argue that there's one driving factor that over rides all others when you're deciding where to dine: convenience.
The Chocolate Factory Subs & Ice Cream Parlor inside The Shops of Grand Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Ave., will soon move to a new Elm Grove location.
Even though Cousins Subs president and COO Christine Specht is the daughter of the company's founder, it wasn't a given she'd someday lead the popular Milwaukee sub chain. In this latest Milwaukee Talks, we discussed coming home, differentiating Cousins from its competitors and the growth strategy of the 40-year-old local business that hangs its hat on "better bread, better subs."
Jersey Mike's Subs, founded in 1956 in Point Pleasant, N.J., will open its first Wisconsin and Milwaukee-area location this August.
The new Cousins Subs store at 1233 E. Brady St. in Milwaukee will open for business on Wed., May 12.
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, 111 E. Wisconsin Ave., officially opens on Monday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m.