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Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises






Food from Jersey Mike's Subs. Photo from Facebook

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut continues efforts to diversify its economy.

The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It's the third franchise deal for the tribe.

"Through our business diversification efforts, we are focused on economic development for the tribe as well as our local communities," Chairman Kevin "Red Eagle" Brown said in a press release.

Jersey Mike's has 1,300 restaurants open and under development nationwide. The chain was the named the fastest growing in 2014 by Nation's Restaurant News.

Elsewhere in the Northeast, the tribe is opening 15 Smashburger locations and 15 Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar locations.

Get the Story:
Mohegan Tribe To Open Jersey Mike's Restaurants In R.I., Worcester Area (The Hartford Courant 2/19)
Mohegans partnering with New Jersey sub shop chain to open 10 restaurants (The New London Day 2/19)

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