Lois Margolet and her brother, Alan, started Capriotti’s in 1976. They lived in Little Italy in Wilmington, Delaware, where sandwich shops were abundant, but Lois had a dream about creating something unique. The store began as being a boarded up building beneath their apartment. They made a decision to name it after their grandfather, Capriottis Specials, who loved to cook.
They wanted to make a sandwich for “real turkey lovers,” so they started roasting whole fresh turkeys overnight. This concept set them apart from their competitors yet still does. People loved their sandwiches, and word spread about their fresh roasted turkey, quality meats and cheese, fresh rolls and provide. It had been a normal occurrence to hear people saying “Capriotti’s definitely makes the best sandwich I’ve ever eaten!”
With time, their popularity grew as well as in 1987, their cousin, Diane Rizzo, joined them in opening additional locations in Delaware. Signature sandwiches, including the “Bobbie®” yet others, were introduced. The formula was successful that franchising was offered. Today, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shops located around the country and continue the tradition began in Delaware over 30 years ago.
Friendsgiving is the ideal season when friends over the nation gather to indulge in a delicious meal together to celebrate their friendship. Since 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop has been serving up hand-crafted, award-winning sandwiches and has become the expert on Friendsgiving as pioneers from the acclaimed Thanksgiving-inspired “Bobbie” sandwich. Today, the company announced it is actually giving fans across the nation a chance to kick off Friendsgiving festivities the right way – with free Bobbies, the official food of Friendsgiving.
Now through November 21, loyal fans who order from the CAPAddicts rewards app is going to be entered in to win a free catering tray of Capriotti’s Bobbie sandwiches – piled high with hand-pulled turkey off of the bone, tangy cranberry sauce, homemade stuffing and mayo. The Bobbie is Thanksgiving over a soft roll and has been voted “Greatest Sandwich in America,” which makes it an ideal main dish to add spice to any Friendsgiving meal. Capriotti’s will select 50 winners nationwide. Winners is going to be notified November 22.
“Thanksgiving is a season full of joy, gratitude, friendship and naturally, delicious food,” said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. “Naturally, with The Bobbie as being a staple item on the Capriotti’s menu, our company is excited to invite fans across the nation to celebrate this holiday with their closest friends as well as a Bobbie – the state food of Friendsgiving – in hand.”
Capriotti’s fans can also take part in on the Friendsgiving fun on social networking. The manufacturer is hosting an electronic digital “Wild Turkey Chase,” placing 50 $10-off coupons across Capriotti’s digital channels like Twitter, Facebook and the Capriotti’s website. Coupons will work on a first find, first use basis and definately will no longer be valid after use. To sign up, Capriotti’s fans nationwide qdygyj download the CAPAddicts Rewards app from the Apple App Store and Android Store.
With 100 locations across the nation, Capriotti’s is most popular for its 40-year nightly tradition of slow-roasting whole, all-natural turkeys in-house and hand-pulling them each morning to feature in a variety of fan-favorite subs. This can include The Bobbie, the CAPastrami, made out of hot pastrami, the Cole Turkey, as well as the Cheesesteak.