Sandwich bind Subway is wanting to open another 500 stores by 2020 as it tries to concrete its place as the UK’s biggest High Street fast food chain.
That would bring its aggregate to 3,000 over the UK and Ireland – twofold that of nearest equal Greggs, which has 1,698 eateries.
Tram said developing client interest for its sandwiches had driven the choice.
The firm is likewise during the time spent redesiging its stores with a redid menu and another search for the shops.
It said its development designs would make 5,000 new occupations.
The chain’s principle menu is still “subs” – long, US-style baguette-like sandwiches made with delicate bread – however it likewise now offers servings of mixed greens.
Metro’s UK chief Peter Dowding said it was additionally taking a gander at redesiging its breakfast and night menus.
“We as of now have a breakfast menu, however it’s a piece of the day we have to chip away at,” he said.
The firm overwhelmed McDonald’s as the world’s biggest eatery network over six years prior, however Mr Dowding said the fast food goliath was not its lone rival.
“It’s everybody. It’s an exceptionally focused world out there,” he said.
Mr Dowding said the chain’s most well known sandwiches shifted by area, however were regularly the Italian BMT sandwich containing salami, pepperoni and ham, the meatball marinara and the fish sandwich.
He said it was “a confusion” that fast food was undesirable, taking note of that six of the nine sandwiches on its center menu contained under 400 calories.
“We offer a wide scope of items. We provide food for decision driven by customer request,” he included.
The greater part of Subway’s stores are autonomously possessed and worked as establishments of the US mark, with three-fifths of its UK and Irish outlets situated on conventional high lanes.
Mr Dowding said the firm had so far observed no effect from the UK’s choice to leave the European Union.
“It’s the same old thing. Like whatever other business we’re holding up to perceive what the legislature does and will handle it from that point,” he said.
Mr Dowding joined the firm only nine months back, however said he’d eaten at the organization for as long as 20 years.
“When they offered me the employment I practically bit their arm off. I’m enchanted to be taking their development forward.”
Metro, which was established in the US a little more than 50 years back, now has 44,000 stores in 112 nations.