Press Release

Penn Station East Coast Subs Opens in O?Fallon, MO

Cincinnati, Ohio February, 2004 ?Penn Station East Coast Subs, an upscale, quick casual restaurant chain, will open a new restaurant in the O?Fallon market on Tuesday, February 17, 2004. James Pa is the new owner of the store located at 1912 Avenue K, O'Fallon, MO  63366. With more than 120 stores, Penn Station, Inc. currently has restaurants in Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Michigan, Illinois and North Carolina.

?We chose this market because we have found that the area is an ideal fit for this type quick-casual quality food restaurant,? says Mr. Pa. ?It is important for us to become an integral part of this community.?

?The Penn Station franchise program philosophy of providing the highest-quality product possible at a fair price was one of the key reasons I decided to buy Penn Station East Coast Subs restaurants,? says Mr. Pa. ?Everything is freshly made, including the lemonade and french fries?never frozen?and you just don?t see that a lot these days,? he adds.

Known for its trademark sandwich, the Philadelphia Cheesesteak sub, Penn Station also offers a Chicken Cordon Bleu; Chicken Teriyaki; Chicken Parmesan; Pizza; Italian; Sausage; Club; Reuben; Vegetarian; Artichoke; Chicken Salad; Tuna Salad; and Dagwood (make your own) sub sandwiches. The hand-cut fresh fries and fresh-squeezed lemonade are customer favorites as is their signature fresh-baked French bread. A Kid?s Meal and Cheesebread round out the menu.

Penn Station East Coast Subs has not strayed far from their roots since its inception. While they have added 10 new sandwiches to the lineup and have updated the design of their restaurants, all of their sandwiches still have the same appeal: Fresh-baked bread, fresh ingredients grilled to order and fresh cheeses. ?It?s the quality that keeps people coming back,? says Craig Dunaway, president of Penn Station, Inc. ?Penn Station?s core customer base is fiercely loyal,? he adds.

Penn Station is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Penn Station, Inc. develops franchises and operates a rapidly expanding chain of restaurants under the trademark of Penn Station East Coast Subs.