Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop Named a Top Food Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Shop Named a Top Food Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine
Eric Wolfe, President and CEO, Erbert & Gerbert’s

Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Shop Named a Top Food Franchise by Entrepreneur MagazineErbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop was recently ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Food Franchises list. This list recognizes the top 200 food-based companies, ranked within their respective categories, (such as Baked Goods, Pizza, and Sandwiches,) based on data submitted for Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 ranking. Erbert & Gerbert’s, was ranked #299 in the Food Category.

“Erbert & Gerbert’s is excited not only to be named as one of Entrepreneur’s Top 500 franchises again, but to be moving farther up the list with each year.  This is credit to both the growth from our existing franchise partners but the addition and continued development with new franchisees,” said Jeremy Mittlestadt, executive director of development for the sandwich chain.

“Food-based companies remain a cornerstone of the franchise industry,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. “And they continue to lead the way by innovating and adapting to the ever-changing tastes of consumers.”

Entrepreneur’s 2017 Top Food Franchises rankings were determined using the company’s Franchise 500 formula, which is a comprehensive evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Erbert & Gerbert’s position on the list shows its ability to compete in the highly competitive food-based franchise marketplace.

Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop has unique flavor profiles and our own private-label recipes that give us an edge over the competition.  Sandwich sauces such as Peppadew Mustard, Cranberry Wasabi, and BBQ Chipotle give our customers a sandwich experience they can’t find anywhere else and keeps them coming back!  We’re looking for individuals who are excited about our brand and have a hard-working entrepreneurial spirit.  Restaurant experience helps, but is not necessary because we have they systems and support in place to make you successful.   Must love sandwiches and people!

Founded in 1988 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and themed originally from a child’s storybook, Erbert & Gerbert’s has grown to over 100 locations in 16 states, with locations ranging from urban centers to rural areas under the leadership of president and CEO Eric Wolfe who led an investment group to acquire the company in 2004. Growth for 2017 has been and continues to be targeted in Texas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Colorado, North and South Dakota and Michigan. For franchising information, visit