Javier Gomez of Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop Awarded Franchisee of the Year by International Franchise Association

Acknowledged for getting an exceptional owner-operator Exemplifying excellence in neighborhood philanthropy, regional economic improvement

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The International Franchise Affiliation (IFA) now named Javier Gomez of Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop in Fresno, California as Franchisee of the Yr. Gomez was honored at IFA’s 62nd Yearly Conference in San Diego, California, for currently being an exceptional franchise establishment operator-operator.

Javier Gomez, IFA Franchisee of the Year

“Franchisee of the Year Awards are the best honors introduced to particular person franchisees,” claimed Matthew Haller, President and CEO of the Global Franchise Affiliation. “These neighborhood business owners, like Javier, represent some of the best entrepreneurs in the country, and we are very pleased to understand his contributions to their communities, their staff members, and all those they provide.”

The Franchisee of the Year Award, sponsored by IFA’s partner Paychex, acknowledges foremost franchisees who exemplify at least one particular of IFA’s “Open for Chance” core pillars: Community, Workforce, Variety, Fairness, and Inclusion, and Veterans.

With additional than 30 a long time of encounter performing in the franchise restaurant industry, Gomez opened his Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop in Fresno, CA in April 2021, aiding to bring around 20 new work to the neighborhood for the duration of a quite demanding financial time. He’s a familiar encounter to the neighborhood restaurant scene, as he also owns twelve Rally’s dining establishments, and has speedily becoming a shining star in the Capriotti’s franchise program. Gomez was born in Mexico and came to the U.S. at the age of four, and understands the which means of tricky do the job and perseverance. As an entrepreneur, he is committed to investing in a assorted pool of personnel, supplying them the tools to triumph, and making certain to be there on the frontlines along with them to give credit in which credit score is due. Not only is Gomez focused to developing jobs in his group but he strives to make a variation by providing back again. Because April, his cafe team has donated $5,000 to the Central California Foods Bank along with Catholic Charities. He also sponsors an once-a-year golfing event to advantage place veterans, Fresno Law enforcement and the Fresno County Sheriff’s Division.

“Javier embodies each top quality that can make not only a amazing franchise companion but a great human currently being,” said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. “We could not be prouder of his achievements and we are keen to see where his journey usually takes him. There just isn’t any one that warrants this recognition additional than Javier.”

A latest IFA review showed that franchising assisted direct U.S. economic recovery in 2021, with excellent job and enterprise progress across all franchising sectors. The field on normal delivers higher wages, improved positive aspects, and a lot more go away than non-franchised enterprises, as effectively as greater options to underserved communities and aspiring entrepreneurs, in accordance to Oxford Economics study.

About Capriotti’s Sandwich Store
Launched in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is an award-successful national franchised restaurant chain that stays real to its 40-12 months custom of slow-roasting whole, all-organic turkeys in-household every day. Capriotti’s chilly, grilled, and vegetarian subs, cheesesteaks and salads are accessible at extra than 125 locations throughout the United States. Capriotti’s signature sub, The Bobbie®, was voted “The Finest Sandwich in America” by thousands of visitors throughout the country, as noted by AOL.com. Capriotti’s enthusiasts can also down load the CAPAddicts Benefits application for iOS and Android, exactly where they can get paid and redeem benefits. Capriotti’s programs to increase to more than 500 locations by 2025 and was rated on Quick Casual’s Top rated Movers & Shakers Listing just about every of the very last two a long time (2020-21). For extra details, go to capriottis.com. Like Capriotti’s on Facebook, follow on Twitter or Instagram.

Media Speak to: Julianne Stevenson, Fishman Community Relations, 847-945-1300 or [email protected]

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