Local restaurateur duo husband and wife open the first submarines at the Harvey fire station

Krista and David Clark

The local restaurateur duo, husband and wife, open the first submarines at the Harvey fire stationHarvey, LA (RestaurantNews.com) Fire station submarines® is pleased to announce the grand opening of its first location in Harvey, Louisiana at 1620 Manhattan Blvd. The restaurant opened to the public on Monday, November 8, under the ownership of the husband and wife franchisees of Firehouse Subs, David and Krista Clark.

It was love at first sight for David who recognized the brand as something special when he tried the Smokehouse Beef & Cheddar Brisket â„¢ Sub for the first time. Their culinary experience inspired the dynamic duo, originally from the parish of Plaquemines, to become a franchisee and open their first Firehouse Subs restaurant in New Orleans in 2018. Prior to joining the brand, David and Krista worked in the industry oil and have also acquired years of gastronomy. business experience in owning and operating three other non-brand restaurants.

“I was blown away the first time I tried Firehouse Subs and can’t wait to share the flavors and philanthropy the brand is known for with Harvey,” said David Clark. “Our subs are not only delicious, but they save lives with a portion of every purchase to benefit the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. “

“It has been so gratifying to share our passion for community service through our Firehouse Subs restaurants over the past few years,” added Krista Clark. “We are delighted to welcome new and loyal customers to our Manhattan Boulevard restaurant, which we have lovingly built from the ground up.”

Harvey Firehouse Subs restaurant opens at 10:30 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m. seven days a week. The restaurant offers hot and hearty subs to order online through the Firehouse Subs app or website, phone orders, or take out service from the indoor counter.

The Clarks are dedicated to sharing the brand’s commitment to giving back to the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, which has awarded more than $ 533,000 in the greater New Orleans area. A portion of every purchase at any Firehouse Subs in the United States benefits the Foundation to help them achieve their mission of providing lifesaving equipment and resources to first responders and public safety organizations across the country. .

Firehouse Subs serves a variety of hot specialties, filled with premium meats and cheeses that are sliced ​​daily at the restaurant and steamed to bring out the natural flavors of the ingredients, served “Fully Involved®” with fresh produce and specialties. condiments. In addition to its signature subs, the restaurant offers a variety of dining options ranging from platters of sandwiches and desserts to salads and snacks to fuel any occasion.

Founded by former firefighting brothers, the restaurant’s decor reflects the founding family’s decades of fire and police service with material and photos donated by local fire departments. It has a custom black and white mural hand-painted by chief mural artist Joe Puskas, featuring an old fire truck, the local courthouse, and the David Crockett Fire Company No. 1, which is home to the oldest company of volunteer firefighters still active. in the state. Since the opening of the first Firehouse Subs in 1994, Puskas and his team have painted over 1,200 murals from his studio at Firehouse Subs headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.

In 2005, the founders of Firehouse Subs established the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation with a mission to provide funds, rescue equipment, and educational opportunities to first responders and public safety organizations. The 501 (c) (3) Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded more than $ 62.5 million to local heroes in 49 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Each restaurant recycles five gallon buckets of pickles, offered to patrons for a $ 3 donation to the Foundation. Donation boxes on register counters explain the association’s mission and collect change, while the Round Up program allows customers to “round” their bill to the nearest dollar. All funds raised benefit the Foundation.

About Firehouse Subs

Fire station submarines® is a restaurant chain passionate about tasty and hearty food, genuine service and public safety. Founded in Jacksonville, Florida in 1994 by brothers and former firefighters Chris Sorensen and Robin Sorensen, Firehouse Subs is a brand founded on decades of fire and police service, hot and hearty subs stacked with meats and of the highest quality cheeses and his commitment to saving lives on through the creation of the non-profit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®. The founders are the real deal, the food is their creation and the brand is a family of franchise operators who share their same passion for generously serving food and community. For the third year in a row, based on recent consumption data from Technomic Insight, Firehouse Subs has been named the # 1 restaurant industry brand that “supports local community activities”. This year, the Firehouse of America and Firehouse Subs suppliers will jointly donate a portion of purchases made at Firehouse Subs stores to the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for the purchase of rescue equipment, with a minimum donation of $ 1 million.

Enjoy more subscribers. Save more lives. To learn more, visit http://www.firehousesubs.com.

Fast facts:

  • Over 1,200 restaurants in 46 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and non-traditional locations
  • Over $ 62.5 million awarded to public safety organizations through the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®
  • Based in Jacksonville, Florida.

EmmaJean Livingston
Fire station submarines
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