Monday, November 16, 2020

Cousins Subs on Paradise Drive Named West Bend Chamber of Commerce Small Employer of the Year

The restaurant is owned and operated by 16-year franchise partner Keith Novotny

MILWAUKEE (Nov. 16, 2020)— Cousins Subs® today announced the Cousins Subs on Paradise Drive in West Bend, Wisconsin, has been named the ‘Small Employer of the Year’ by the West Bend Area Chamber of Commerce. The restaurant is owned and operated by franchise partner Keith Novotny who is a native of the community.

“I am honored to receive the award for Small Employer of the Year,” said Keith Novotny. “Since beginning my career with Cousins Subs as a sandwich maker in high school, I have dreamed of opening my own restaurant to not only serve quality sub sandwiches, but also make it better for my neighbors in need.”

Cousins Subs on Paradise Drive was one of ten businesses nominated for the award and the only one to be named a winner. For more information about Cousins Subs, visit


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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 in 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, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.