Capriotti’s Owners Commended for Outstanding Performance

Capriotti's Owners Commended for Outstanding Performance

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, a leading sub franchise, honored the leaders that go above and beyond to maintain the brand’s reputation for extraordinary flavor and exceptional service. Capriotti’s recognized individuals in categories, including “Highest Sales,” “Service Excellence,” restaurant, franchisee and multi-unit franchisee of the year, as well as celebrating the team members, managers and support center staff whose hard work makes Capriotti’s thrive.

Capriotti’s recognized KCI Investments LLC owner, Ken Antos’ Mission Valley, San Diego shop as “Restaurant of the Year” for cleanliness, store sales, above average restaurant evaluation scores, exceptional service and consistent use of customary products and vendors. For surpassing standards and playing an integral role in the Capriotti’s brand, “Franchisee of the Year” was awarded to Jimmy and Eun Young Thornton, owners of two Las Vegas shops. “Multi-Unit Franchisee of the Year” was presented to David Carpenter, owner and operator of Gobblers Kirkwood LLC, for remarkable management of multiple locations in Delaware. The “Lifetime Achievement Award” was presented to Kim Smith for her 20 years of dedication working with Capriotti’s Support Center.

“We are grateful for such an outstanding family of owners, managers and employees that strengthen the Capriotti’s brand and bring our award-winning subs to millions of fans nationwide,” says Ashley Morris, Capriotti’s CEO. “As Capriotti’s continues to expand, we find great pleasure in awarding our hardest working members. We could not accomplish the great things we have, without their strong work ethic and loyalty.”

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Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, is an award-winning sandwich shop that remains true to their 37 year tradition of slow-roasting whole, all natural turkeys in-house every day. Capriotti’s fresh ingredients, homemade subs and unique menu items have won numerous accolades including being named one of the “10 Great Places for a Surprising Sandwich” by USA Today and is a recent winner of “Best of” awards in Delaware, Las Vegas, Dallas, Quad Cities, Eastern Shore and San Diego.  Capriotti’s cold, grilled and vegetarian subs, cheese steaks and salads are available at more than 80 company-owned and franchise locations in twelve states across the U.S. including: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin and Nevada. Their signature sub, Bobbie, was voted “The Greatest Sandwich in America” by thousands of readers across the country and reported by  For more information, visit