Primo Hoagies

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Primo Hoagies
Private
IndustryDining
Founded1992
FounderRichard Neigre
Colleen Neigre
HeadquartersWestville, New Jersey
Area served
United States
Key people
Rocco Fiorentino (CEO)
ProductsSubmarine sandwiches, Hot subs
Websitewww.primohoagies.com

Primo Hoagies is a United States east coast-based, fast casual restaurant chain founded in 1992 in South Philadelphia. Primo Hoagies has over 95 locations in seven states, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, South Carolina, Florida and Virginia.[1]

History[edit]

Primo Hoagies was founded on Ritner Street in South Philadelphia in July 1992 by Richard and Colleen Neigre.[2] Most of its corporate leaders are of Italian descent. In 2002, the restaurant was franchised with its corporate headquarters located in Westville, New Jersey. The current CEO is Rocco Fiorentino.[3] In 2004, Mike Aruanno joined the franchise as vice president. The most popular sandwiches are the "Italian with prosciutto [and] provolone cheese, Hot Capicola and natural casing Genoa salami".[4]

The franchise is known for its Philadelphia styled hoagies. Lindsey Nolen of South Philly Review stated "Primos is Primo when it comes to an Italian Hoagie". Primo opened in a store in Citizens Bank Park in 2017.[1]


At the 2016 Philadelphia Cheesesteak & Food Festival, Primo Hoagies brought its specialty Italian hoagies to the festival.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nolen, Lindsay (2016-04-20). "Primos is Primo when it comes to an Italian Hoagie". South Philly Review. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  2. ^ Ronaldson, Tim (2013-03-14). "Dedication touches home". South Philly Review. Retrieved 2018-08-16.
  3. ^ "PrimoHoagies Franchising Inc. Franchise Information". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  4. ^ Hoppe-Spiers, Janice (2017-03-28). "PrimoHoagies". Food and Drink International. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  5. ^ Amorosi, A.D. (2016-10-13). "Can the Philadelphia Cheesesteak and Food Festival redeem itself?". Philly.com. Retrieved 2018-03-13.

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