Lenny's Sub Shop was recent featured in Commercial Appeal in an article titled "First drive-thru Lenny's in Memphis area opens". James Dowd, reporter with the Commercial Appeal, spoke with James Kelly, franchisee and co-owner of 10 Memphis area Lenny’s locations, about bringing the very first drive-thru location to Memphis. When the former Arby’s came up for sale, Kelly and his partners jumped on the opportunity to develop the same Lenny’s Sub Shop, but with an added bonus: a drive-thru. Lenny’s lovers can now order at the drive-thru at 4740 Showcase Blvd. Click here to view the article in its entirety.
First drive-thru Lenny's in Memphis opens
For Memphis entrepreneur James Kelly, partner at Kelly Green Restaurants, tweaking an already finely tuned business machine doesn't just make sense -- it make dollars and cents.
Kelly is a franchisee for Lenny's Sub Shop and operates 10 of the stores in Memphis. And now he's become the first local franchise holder to launch a drive-thru Lenny's, which is located in a former Arby's at 4740 Showcase Blvd.