Tuesday, April 16, 2013
VIDEO and Photo Gallery: All the inspections now are done and the new Jimmy John's team can begin their freaky fast service.
A trial run for family, friends and supporters of the new Jimmy John's gourmet sandwich shop in Eureka was conducted Saturday. Franchisee owners Kevin and Dan Morrell greeted a steady stream of eager sandwich connoisseurs. Kevin said the shop's hours will be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., although they may consider longer hours during peak Six Flags St. Louis times. Dan said they also may consider extending the drive-through service time, depending on customers' requests. The new sandwich shop has hired 37 employees. All the bread is baked fresh at the shop, and cannot be more than four hours old, according to Jimmy John's corporate standards, Dan said. He said Jimmy John's expectations are that customers receive their order within 15 to 20 minutes …
Monday, April 8, 2013
This week may be the one in which the "freaky fast" sandwich spot opens in Eureka.
Eureka is getting closer to having a Jimmy John's gourmet sandwich shop. Depending on final inspections from Jimmy John's corporate staff, St. Louis County and Eureka officials, this could be the week the shop franchisees get the green light to open. Brothers Kevin and Dan Morrell said they are eager to start the operations. Approximately 30 employees have been hired for the new shop. Return to Eureka-Wildwood Patch for updates. PREVIOUS ARTICLES: Jimmy John's Looking Black and White Jimmy John's to Jump into Eureka Jimmy John's Starts DQ (Darn Quick) Makeover in Eureka What Should Move In Here? Can't DQ-it Anymore
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The outer hull of the new Jimmy John's restaurant location in Eureka is coming along from DQ red and white to predominantly black now.
Construction crews working on the new Jimmy John's gourmet sandwich location in Eureka told Patch the building may be a month away from completion. But winter weather obviously could affect a completion date. Jimmy John's corporate headquarters staff confirmed the Eureka location is a privately owned franchise. A staffer at the Jimmy John's in Ballwin said Eureka's location was not owned by the same franchisee. Read related, prior Patch articles: Jimmy John's to Jump into Eureka Jimmy John's Starts DQ (Darn Quick) Makeover in Eureka What completion date would you guess until freaky fast sandwiches will be available locally? Click here to register for the free Eureka-Wildwood Patch morning newsletter and breaking news alerts about these …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
This week, the former Dairy Queen building began to be transformed into a new gourmet sandwich shop.
The reddish-orange roof shingles were taken down, but the outline of the familiar DQ icon still remained at 14 Hilltop Village Center Drive, as a construction crew started work this week to turn the former ice cream shop into a gourmet sandwich shop within the Jimmy John's franchise chain. See previous article: Jimmy John's to Jump into Eureka Be sure to sign up for the free Eureka-Wildwood Patch morning newsletter to keep up with the progress made at the new Jimmy John's location, as well as other developments and events. The company hired to do the construction is St. Louis-based Lexicon Construction. Crew leader Jay Harbison told Patch the overall work schedule for this project was just being discussed and worked out. Editor's Note: …