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 shop began as being a boarded up building beneath their apartment. They chose to name it after their grandfather, Capriottis Menu 2020, who loved to cook.
They wanted to produce a sandwich for “real turkey lovers,” so that they started roasting whole fresh turkeys overnight. This idea set them apart from their competition and still does. People loved their sandwiches, and word spread with regards to their fresh roasted turkey, quality meats and cheese, fresh rolls and provide. It had been a regular occurrence to learn people saying “Capriotti’s helps make the best sandwich I’ve ever eaten!”
As time passes, their popularity grew as well as in 1987, their cousin, Diane Rizzo, joined them in opening additional locations in Delaware. Signature sandwiches, like the “Bobbie®” yet others, were introduced. The formula was successful that franchising was offered. Today, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shops located across the country and continue the tradition started in Delaware over 30 years ago.
Friendsgiving is the best time of the year when friends over the nation gather to indulge in a delicious meal together to celebrate their friendship. Since 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop continues to be serving up hand-crafted, award-winning sandwiches and has become the expert on Friendsgiving as pioneers in the acclaimed Thanksgiving-inspired “Bobbie” sandwich. Today, the brand announced it is actually giving fans over 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 with the CAPAddicts rewards app is going to be entered into 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,” which makes it the perfect 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 really a season full of joy, gratitude, friendship and of course, delicious food,” said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. “Naturally, with The Bobbie as a staple item on the Capriotti’s menu, we have been excited to invite fans across the nation to celebrate this holiday with their closest friends as well as a Bobbie – the official food of Friendsgiving – in hand.”
Capriotti’s fans can also take part in on the Friendsgiving fun on social media marketing. The manufacturer is hosting a 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 definately will not be valid after use. To participate, Capriotti’s fans nationwide qdygyj download the CAPAddicts Rewards app through the Apple App Store and Android Store.
With 100 locations over the nation, Capriotti’s is most popular because of its 40-year nightly tradition of slow-roasting whole, all-natural turkeys in-house and hand-pulling them every morning to feature in a number of fan-favorite subs. This includes The Bobbie, the CAPastrami, created using hot pastrami, the Cole Turkey, and the Cheesesteak.