MILFORD, Conn. -- Accuracy, perfection and speed. That's what it takes to win Subway's annual Global Sub Jammers competition. This year, Sandwich Artist Lisa Mulligan from Gainesville, Fla., won the coveted title of 2018 Global Sub Jammers Champion with a score of 53.4. She took home the Global Sub Jammers trophy and the $6,000 cash prize.
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"It's been a Sub-sational experience competing with other Sandwich Artists," said Mulligan, who has been with her Subway restaurant for 18 years and said she most enjoys the daily interaction with her guests. "I am proud to be this year's winner. We make great sandwiches every day. I try to make every sandwich look like art. I try to do it right every time."
This was Mulligan's fourth time competing in the Global Sub Jammers competition, finishing in the top 10 the last three years. Last year. Mulligan finished second behind Sara Tiegs from Pullman Washington. The pair became friends and were excited to compete together again. This year, though, Tiegs placed second behind Mulligan.
Each year, Sandwich Artists from across the globe compete to be named the best of the best as they build the iconic Turkey Breast sandwich. This year, Mulligan competed against Sandwich Artists from the U.S., Canada, Singapore, South Korea and Germany, among other countries.
Rounding out the top five were:
"This competition is a great example of the passion and pride Sandwich Artists have for their work," said Tracy Steinwand, Vice President of Global Operations at Subway. "I am happy that we can celebrate their talents and provide Sandwich Artists across the world with the recognition they deserve."
Prior to the Global Sub Jammers competition, Sandwich Artists participate in regional Sub Jammer competitions. Regional winners advance to Subway's global competition in Washington, DC where they have a chance to receive cash prizes totaling $12,000.
There are about 400,000 Sandwich Artists in more than 100 countries worldwide that create customized sandwiches for millions of Subway guests each day.
SOURCE Subway Restaurants
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