Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Announces Partnership With REEF'S Neighborhood Kitchens To Open First Ghost Kitchen In Baltimore

Monday, Jan 18, 2021 - 3 mins

BALTIMORE, MD (January 18, 2021)Award-winning sandwich chain Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop today announced the brand’s expansion in the growing ghost kitchen space through a partnership with REEF’s Neighborhood Kitchens. The launch comes after the brand known for its award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches, announced record franchisee performance as a result of the brand's commitment to innovation throughout the year.

“Our sandwiches had a humble beginning as a stand-alone sandwich shop in Wilmington, Delaware’s Little Italy neighborhood,” said Capriotti’s CEO Ashley Morris. “Now 40 years later, we continue to imagine new ways to reach our customers and REEF Neighborhood Kitchens network and culinary expertise helps us accomplish that.”

Through this partnership, REEF’s Neighborhood Kitchen will be serving Capriotti’s for delivery via UberEats, Postmates, Doordash, and Grubhub across most of downtown Baltimore. The menu will feature Capriotti’s award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches included their famous slow roasted turkey in addition to cold, grilled and vegetarian subs, cheese steaks and salads. Recommended sandwiches include:

  • The Bobbie® - fresh oven-roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and mayo
  • The Capastrami - hot pastrami, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing and homemade coleslaw
  • Cheesesteak - premium steak, chicken or Impossible plant-based meat, melted cheese, mushrooms, onions, and hot or sweet peppers

“We’re thrilled to be working with Capriotti’s to help them enter the fast-growing ghost kitchen space for the first time,” said REEF COO Carl Segal. “The chain and its forward-thinking franchisees have seen tremendous success during a time when most restaurants are truly struggling, and the REEF team is excited to be part of this next chapter for such an iconic, long-established brand.”

About REEF

REEF’s mission is to connect the world to your block. We transform underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood hubs that connect people to locally curated goods, services, and experiences. With an ecosystem of 4,500 locations and a team of 15,000 people, REEF is the largest operator of mobility, logistics hubs, and neighborhood kitchens in the United States. Together we are leveraging the power of proximity to keep our communities moving forward in a sustainable and thoughtful way.  

About Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

Founded in 1976, Capriotti's Sandwich Shop is an award-winning national franchised restaurant chain that remains true to its 40-year tradition of slow-roasting whole, all-natural turkeys in-house every day. Capriotti's cold, grilled and vegetarian subs, cheese steaks and salads are available at more than 100 locations across the United States. Capriotti's signature sub, The Bobbie®, was voted "The Greatest Sandwich in America" by thousands of readers across the country, as reported by AOL.com. Capriotti's plans to grow to over 500 locations by 2025, and was ranked #17 on Fast Casual's Top Movers & Shakers List for 2020. For more information, visit capriottis.com. Like Capriotti's on Facebook, follow on Twitter or Instagram.



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