“I thought at Xavier, with 3,000 students, I might do $3,000 to $4,000 the first week,” Bistany says. “But this was a record for a university.” The secret? “I’m not sure,” he says. “But the students wanted something new and fresh.”
Subway delivers with breakfast until 10:00 a.m., soup, subs and salads all day, and late-night service until 2:00 a.m. Bistany says there are often several people in line after midnight. The only downside is that hungry students and staff can expect a wait of several minutes during the lunch hour rush while patrons select the ingredients for their favorite sandwiches.
But hey, what’s five minutes when you’ve waited years for a Dagwood piled high?