Sunday, April 17, 2016

Firehouse Subs in Glastonbury CT

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The first Firehouse Subs in Connecticut 

is now open in Glastonbury CT!

Firehouse Subs Glastonbury CT
Firehouse Subs Glastonbury CT

Owners Jeff and Jen Finnerty are bringing Firehouse Subs, a U.S.-based fast food chain to Connecticut in their beautiful community of Glastonbury. Adjancent to the Fox Run Shopping Center (where Whole Foods Market is housed) this neighborhood focused sub shop is located in the heart of Main Street Glastonbury!

Firehouse Subs
2520 Main Street
Glastonbury CT 06033

Step into this bright sandwich shop and prepare to be dazzled! There are bold bright red and white tiles, firehouse memorabilia, and friendly, smiling faces to greet you. With its brick facade, chunky wood tables, and comfortable "firehouse red" seating, it invokes a feeling of the community firehouses of yesteryear!

Owner Operator Jeff Finnerty (center)
and members of the Firehouse Sub Crew

Invited as part of a soft-media information session, I was able to sample a few of their signature subs and listen in on the background of the business from the organization's co-founder Robin Sorenson, a former firefighter who now oversees franchise operations in 44 states and over 960 locations!

I sampled two subs, the Hook & Ladder® Sub and the Smokehouse Beef & Cheddar Brisket™ Sub - both were delicious, piled high with meat, flavorful sauces and spreads, and soft fresh bread. 

Hook and Ladder Sub - Firehouse Subs
Hook & Ladder® Sub, served with fresh sliced daily 
smoked turkey breast and Virginia honey ham 

smothered with Monterey Jack cheese.

Smokehouse Beef and Cheddar Brisket - Firehouse Subs
Smokehouse Beef & Cheddar Brisket™ loaded with USDA choice beef brisket
smoked for at least 16 hours in an authentic Texas smokehouse
topped with melted cheddar cheese and a special combination of sauces,
including Sweet Baby Ray’s® Barbecue Sauce.

While Robin was filling in the rest of our group in on the history of Firehouse Subs, I had the chance to sit and chat with franchisee Jeff and hear his vision for the shop. He's so proud of his community roots and is looking to grow the Firehouse Sub brand in more towns in Connecticut! Lucky us!

Besides serving really great sandwiches made with fresh ingredients, what separates Firehouse Subs from other sandwich shops is their dedication and commitment to the community, specifically the civic services. In 2005, Firehouse Subs created the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® with the mission of providing funding, life-saving equipment and educational opportunities to first responders and public safety organizations.​ Many first responders make do with older equipment and have limited or no access to needed resources. The 501(c)(3) Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has given more than $17 million to hometown heroes in 44 states and Puerto Rico.

Each restaurant recycles leftover, five-gallon pickle buckets, available to guests for a $2 donation to the Foundation. Donation canisters on register counters explain the nonprofit’s mission and collect spare change, while the Round Up Program allows guests to “round up” their bill to the nearest dollar. All funds raised benefit the Foundation.
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Firehouse Subs  in Glastonbury offers both eat in and take out options and also does party platters as part of their catering services. In addition to their traditional subs, and sub combos, they offer healthy size options, all under 500 calories, as well as salads.

Sub-Combo Menu

Sub Combo Menu
Menu Options from 4-13-16
Prices and availability of items are subject to change

Lighter Fare Menu

Lighter Fare
Menu Options from 4-13-16
Prices and availability of items are subject to change

Have a sweet tooth?

They also offer delicious cookies! While I was there I sampled a Lemon and White Chocolate Cookie, that had a beautiful bright citrus burst of flavor!

Owners Jeff & Jen Finnerty welcome you to their beautiful establishment! 

Jen and Jeff Finnerty
Firehouse Subs - Glastonbury CT

Be sure to stop in and experience some of their delicious subs and sandwiches.

Open from 10:30am to 9:00pm daily, the shop is already a neighborhood hit!

Visit them soon!

Firehouse Subs

2520 Main Street
Glastonbury CT 06033

Disclaimer: I was invited to this sampling by members of Firehouse Subs Public Relations and Marketing team, however, all views and opinions are my own.

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