Jimmy John’s is an American chain “serving gourmet sandwiches since 1983.” In 30 years, the company has grown to more than 2,000 locations in 43 states. Jimmy John’s has opened approximately 200 locations per year over the past three years. As of 2013, 98% of the locations are franchise-owned. The Koreatown location on the southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Vermont Avenue opened in 2014. Usual hours are 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, seven days a week. Tagline: Freaky Fresh. Freaky Fast.
In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.