The restaurant is located at W232 N6116 Waukesha Avenue, Sussex, WI 53089

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MILWAUKEE (March 31, 2022) Cousins Subs® announced the restaurant in Sussex, Wis. is now a corporate-owned location. The restaurant was purchased from franchise partner Paul Shoman, who owned the location since April 2004. It is the 42nd location owned by Cousins Submarines, Inc. of the brand’s nearly 100 restaurants in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana.

Attached to convenience store, the 1,700 square-foot location features a full-service drive-thru and seating for 40 guests. The restaurant encompasses the brand’s signature ‘Milwaukee Sub Shop’ look, complete with natural wood, stone and metal accents, décor that promotes Cousins Subs’ cuisine philosophy, rich history and commitment to its communities through its Make It Better Foundation.

This acquisition marks the largest number of corporate-owned stores the brand has seen since 2002.

“We are excited to add the Sussex location to our corporate portfolio as we continue to invest in our brand,” said J.J. Grube, vice president of finance at Cousins Subs. “We’re thrilled to make it better for our guests and look forward to enhancing the store with our most up-to-date technology, soon.”

The restaurant is located at W232 N6116 Waukesha Avenue, Sussex, WI 53089. For more information, visit




About Cousins Subs

Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs®, a family-owned, fast casual sub shop established in 1972 by Bill Specht and his cousin, is driven by the mission to Believe in Better – both in the quality of food it serves and in the communities it supports. Cousins Subs and its franchisees operate nearly 100 sub sandwich shops throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana, providing guests with quality deli fresh and made to order grilled subs using only the freshest ingredients on its signature bread baked daily. For more information, visit You can also find Cousins Subs on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.