Press Release

Penn Station East Coast Subs Opens New Location in Knoxville, TN

Contact: Alex J. Lukondi

Cincinnati, Ohio, April 1 2009 – Penn Station East Coast Subs has opened its newest restaurant at 2121 Cumberland Avenue, one mile west of downtown, near the UT campus.

This newest Penn Station restaurant features the latest décor package with a newly designed front counter and grill that actually faces the customer.  Besides speeding up service times, this new design allows customers to see their sandwiches and wraps being freshly grilled to order, right in front of them.  New crave appeal menu items like Penn Station’s sensational Hot-grilled Wraps, Sub Salads and Fresh Baked Chocolate Chunk Cookies are also featured.

“The new look of this restaurant is something you’ve really got to see”, said Mike Ford, Managing owner of the Penn Station restaurants in Knoxville.  The look of our new restaurant is very up-scale, warm and friendly.  Besides our signature Philly Cheesesteak, I’m really excited about menu items like our Hot-grilled Wraps, Sub Salads and Chocolate Chunk Cookies”.  Most of our sandwiches can be prepared as a Wrap or as a Sub Salad.  No matter how you order it, you’ll want it again and again”.

“Penn Station’s core customer base is fiercely loyal,” says Craig Dunaway, President of Penn Station, Inc.  “It’s our high quality freshness and grilled-to-order taste that keeps our customers coming back.”

Penn Station is renowned for its legendary Philadelphia Cheesesteak Sub sandwich served hot on freshly baked French bread, Fresh hand-cut French Fries made to order and Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade made fresh in the restaurant several times daily.

In addition to its signature Philadelphia Cheesesteak Sub, Penn Station also offers other hot-grilled to order sandwiches and wraps such as Chicken Cordon Bleu; Chicken Teriyaki; Chicken Parmesan; Pizza; Italian; Club; Reuben; Vegetarian and a fresh-grilled Artichoke Sub that is unique to Penn Station.  The menu also features a Chicken Salad Sub Sandwich.  Ten Sub Salads and a Kid’s Meal round out the Penn Station menu.

Penn Station East Coast Subs is an upscale, quick-casual restaurant chain, 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.  There are currently over 185 Penn Station Restaurants in 12 states including Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Illinois.

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To schedule an interview with Mike Ford of Penn Station/Knoxville, contact Alex J. Lukondi at Penn Station, Inc.: 513-474-5957.