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 Menu, who loved to cook.
They wanted to produce a sandwich for “real turkey lovers,” therefore they started roasting whole fresh turkeys overnight. This concept set them besides their competition yet still does. People loved their sandwiches, and word spread with regards to their fresh roasted turkey, quality meats and cheese, fresh rolls and produce. It absolutely was a regular occurrence to know people saying “Capriotti’s 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®” and others, were introduced. The formula was so successful that franchising was offered. Today, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shops located round the country and continue the tradition began in Delaware over thirty years ago.
Friendsgiving is the greatest time of the year when friends throughout 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 is considered the expert on Friendsgiving as pioneers of the acclaimed Thanksgiving-inspired “Bobbie” sandwich. Today, the manufacturer announced it is giving fans across the nation an opportunity to kick off Friendsgiving festivities the right way – with free Bobbies, the state 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 totally free catering tray of Capriotti’s Bobbie sandwiches – piled high with hand-pulled turkey from the bone, tangy cranberry sauce, homemade stuffing and mayo. The Bobbie is Thanksgiving over a soft roll and it has been voted “Greatest Sandwich in America,” making 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 actually a season packed with joy, gratitude, friendship and of course, delicious food,” said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. “Naturally, using the Bobbie as being a staple item on the Capriotti’s menu, we have been excited to invite fans across the nation to celebrate this holiday using their closest friends as well as a Bobbie – the state food of Friendsgiving – in hand.”
Capriotti’s fans can also join in on the Friendsgiving fun on social networking. The brand is hosting an electronic digital “Wild Turkey Chase,” placing 50 $10-off coupons across Capriotti’s digital channels like Twitter, Facebook as well as the Capriotti’s website. Coupons will work on a first find, first use basis and will not be valid after use. To sign up, Capriotti’s fans nationwide qdygyj download the CAPAddicts Rewards app through the Apple App Store and Android Store.
With 100 locations throughout the nation, Capriotti’s is most famous because of its 40-year nightly tradition of slow-roasting whole, all-natural turkeys in-house and hand-pulling them each morning to feature in a selection of fan-favorite subs. This includes The Bobbie, the CAPastrami, made out of hot pastrami, the Cole Turkey, and also the Cheesesteak.