Jason’s Deli vs. Jersey Mike’s Subs
Bernadine A. Mitchell
May 12, 2013
Instructor: Martha Johnson
Jason’s Deli and Jersey Mike’s Subs are fast-food restaurants that offer similar menu choices, but have different amenities and environment. Jason's Deli was founded in Beaumont, Texas in 1976 by Joe Tortorice Jr., and the company currently has approximately 230 U.S. locations in 28 states.[i] Jersey Mike's Subs is a submarine sandwich, or "sub", chain headquartered in Manasquan, New Jersey. The Jersey Mike's franchise has more than 600 stores across the United States.[ii] Both restaurants have superior submarine sandwiches and wraps. Jason’s Deli, ...view middle of the document...
There are twelve items on the Kid’s menu of Jason’s Deli to include a salad bar, pizza, pasta, four vegetarian meal choices, and the most popular of all, peanut butter and jelly.
Pricing is comparable between Jason’s Deli and Jersey Mike’s Subs. The difference in the two is it is easier to make choices on Jason’s Deli online menu, because you can see the prices as you are planning your order. On Jersey Mike’s Subs menu, you will have to begin your order before viewing the prices. The convenience of ordering and the amenities offered by Jason’s Deli and Jersey Mike’s Subs are quite different from one another. When ordering online or by telephone, Jason’s Deli offer delivery service, as well as pick-up service, and when ordering from Jersey Mike’s Subs, you can only order for pick-up service. Although both offer service for dining in, Jason’s Deli has incorporated a family style restaurant, with a separate entrance, with table side service and big screen televisions. Jersey’s Mike’s Subs dine-in service is styled in the manner of your typical fast food restaurants, with tables and chairs bolted to the floor, and very bright lighting as is typical of many fast-food restaurants. Also your order is placed at the counter and brought back to your table. Although both fast-food restaurants offer nutritional information about the items on their menus on their websites, Jason’s Deli’s information is easier to obtain. Jersey Mike’s Subs chart is a page made up of each menu item, which are in rows and columns.
As seen figure 3 on the left side of the page, you need to scroll down the page to find the particular menu item, and read across the row to find and add up each nutritional value. Unlike with the software application where you can freeze the rows or columns while you scroll down, you will lose the top row of Jersey Mike’s nutritional chart the further down you scroll. You will also need to have pen and paper available to keep track of your nutritional values. After obtaining the nutritional value desired, you will have to return to the ‘Order Online” web page to place your order. It...