Togo's

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Togo's restaurant in Los Angeles, California

Togo's Eateries, Inc., is a chain of fast casual sandwich restaurants owned by Mainsail Partners. Its headquarters are in San Jose, California.[1]

On the East Coast in the United States it is often combined with Dunkin' Donuts' donut shops and Baskin-Robbins' ice cream shops (which were both owned by the same parent company from 1997 to 2007). Togo's was sold off to a private equity firm in 2007. Most of Togo's stores are franchises. Some Togo’s that were co-located with Dunkin' Donuts were rebranded as Dunkin' Deli, with the same menu as Togo’s.

History[edit]

The first "Togo’s" was opened in downtown San Jose, California, in 1967. At that time the sandwich shack was so small that only 4 people at a time could be inside and the sign out front read "Sandwiches To Go" with To Go being on the second line. In 1971 the shop was purchased by a college student. In 1997, Togo’s was acquired by the Dunkin' Brands portfolio of fast-food restaurants. By 2001, there were approximately 350 Togo’s sandwich shops, serving more than 25 different types of sandwiches.

On November 30, 2007, Togo's was acquired by Mainsail Partners, a San Francisco based private equity firm, in partnership with Tony Gioia, a former president of Baskin-Robbins. Tony Gioia is serving as chairman and chief executive officer of Togo's Holdings, LLC.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Privacy Policy." Togo's. Retrieved on January 25, 2010.

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