Jersey Mike’s Subs and Wendy’s Now Open in Iconic Washington DC Union Station

WASHINGTON, February 25, 2020 – Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, is now open at Washington, DC Union Station. Nationally recognized and established food and beverage operator, The Grove, Inc. (TGI), opened the new restaurant located in the lower level food court. To celebrate the debut of Jersey Mike’s in Washington DC Union Station, The Grove, Inc. held a Grand Opening free sub fundraiser to support SmileTrain.

Wendy’s, best known for its made-to-order square hamburgers, using fresh, never frozen beef, freshly-prepared salads, and other signature items like chili, baked potatoes and the Frosty® dessert also opened this month in the Washington DC Union Station food court delighting locals and traveler alike. The new breakfast menu gives a “morning twist” by adding an irresistible selection of bold new items featuring fresh, hand-cracked eggs, Applewood smoked bacon and the new Frosty®-ccino, a perfect pick-me-up to start your morning.

“The Grove Inc is thrilled to expand its existing footprint in the DC area to include the beautiful & historic Union Station. Getting to support Smile Train & their charitable efforts was very special for us as well.” said Nina Madonia, Chief Executive Officer of The Grove, Inc.

The addition of Jersey Mike’s and Wendy’s to Union Station gives commuters, travelers, and the surrounding business and residential community the opportunity to enjoy a wider variety of food options including breakfast, lunch and dinner. With subs made with the freshest ingredients such as vegetables, premium meats and cheeses sliced on the spot and piled high on in-store baked bread and served up with a helping of neighborly banter from a dedicated and high-energy team at Jersey Mike’s. Crush Your Cravings with Wendy’s healthy and delicious menu items.

Freshly prepared, made to order, never frozen meats, and the Frosty® as a sweet treat! Both locations serve breakfast until 10 a.m. daily.

TGI offers a variety of leading food and beverage options at more than 47 locations—and counting— nationwide. Jersey Mike’s now has 21 locations and Wendy’s has 4 in the Washington DC area.

About The Grove, Inc.
The Grove, Inc. (TGI) is an established food and beverage operator and the preferred destination for quality food and exceptionally friendly service, providing hospitality at its finest to the nation’s busiest travel centers. TGI nourishes people and relationships by leading the way in brand operations, customer service, and top-quality food and beverage. With nearly 40 years of expertise, TGI offers a wide variety of both proprietary and nationally recognized brands, currently operating 47 locations and growing in 10 of the nation’s busiest airports, 3 train stations and other non-traditional venues. For more information and a list of TGI-operated locations, visit

About SmileTrain
Every child deserves the ability to smile. Smile Train is an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. Smile Train empowers local medical professionals to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children around the world. Through training local doctors and empowering partner hospitals, we advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model to treat clefts, drastically improving children’s lives, including their ability to eat, breathe, and speak over time. To donate or learn more about Smile Train, please visit

About Jersey Mike’s Subs
Jersey Mike’s, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 2,000 locations open and under development nationwide, believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same. Voted America’s Favorite Sandwich Brand in Market Force Information’s 2019 QSR study, Jersey Mike’s offers A Sub Above®, serving authentic fresh sliced subs on freshly baked bread – the same recipe it started with in 1956 – and is passionate about giving back to its local communities. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s locations throughout the country have raised more than $41 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than 2 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes. For more information visit

About Wendy’s
Wendy’s® was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas in Columbus, Ohio. Dave built his business on the premise, “Quality is our Recipe®,” which remains the guidepost of the Wendy’s system. Wendy’s is best known for its made to-order square hamburgers, using fresh, never frozen beef*, freshly-prepared salads, and other signature items like chili, baked potatoes and the Frosty® dessert. The Wendy’s Company is committed to doing the right thing and making a positive difference in the lives of others. This is most visible through the Company’s support of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption® and its signature Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® program, which seeks to find every child in the North American foster care system a loving, forever home. Today, Wendy’s and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world’s most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.

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