Downtown Jimmy John’s sandwich shop gets new owners


ASHEVILLE, NC (AUGUST 29, 2017) – Today, Erica Cady and Robb, Matt, and Todd Sackett, known as the “Sandwich Squad,” became the proud new owners of the Jimmy John’s sandwich shop located at 5 Biltmore Avenue in downtown Asheville.

This is the 10th store overall for the Sandwich Squad, who opened their first Jimmy John’s restaurant in 1998. They’ve added a new partner, Erica Cady, a first time store owner with more than 10 years of experience as a Jimmy John’s General Manager.

 “I am excited to join a strong network of franchises with talented business partners and serve Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches to the great city of Asheville fresh and fast every day. We look forward to being a part of the city’s diverse culture and heritage,” said Cady.

Founded in 1983 by Jimmy John Liautaud in Charleston, Ill., Jimmy John’s has built its reputation on serving up fast and fresh sandwiches in communities across the country and is one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S. with over 2,700 Jimmy John’s locations across 43 states.

The Jimmy John’s in Asheville will deliver sandwiches right to your door if you are inside the delivery area, and offers convenient catering for any occasion. Customers can stop by the location, call the store at 828-505-8020, or order online at

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