Robert Perconti, a retired investment adviser, has never owned a restaurant and knows only that he likes good food, as any good New Yorker, he says.

What’s he doing jumping in to buy the first franchises for one of West Palm Beach’s favorite sub shops?

“I was looking for a way to occupy my time. I retired young, and looking for investment opportunities,” he said.

“The opportunity presented itself with Jon Smith. I’m the first franchise owner of Jon Smith Subs.”

Mr. Perconti bought the Wellington franchise after a great deal of research. First, into the company selling the franchises, United Franchise Group.

Source / Read More: Palm Beach Florida Weekly