The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented Jimmy John’s with its Sixth Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) convention last month. The award honors this fast food chain for its creativity and variety of gourmet sandwiches on its menu. Jimmy John’s impressed the judges with its wide usage of turkey that extends to 30 percent of its menu.
Accepting the award on behalf of Jimmy John’s were founder and CEO Jimmy John Liautaud and President James North.
Winning the T.O.M. Award fast food category, Jimmy John’s joined Perkins and Marie Callender’s Bakery & Restaurant, winner of the casual/family style category, and ARAMARK Corp., winner of the non-commercial category, at the reception. Past recipients of the award include Bob Evans, Wendy’s International, Mimi’s Café, the Machine Shed, Schlotzsky’s and Subway.