Lisa Mulligan of Gainesville, Florida, is the new fastest Subway® Sandwich Artist. At the 2018 SubJammers competition, she topped Sara Tiegs, who won the title last year, and the rest of the field to take home prize money, a shiny trophy, and bragging rights for the next year.
Lisa manages a Subway restaurant and has been with the company for 18 years. She has competed at SubJammers four times, landing in the top 10 each time. But this is her first big win.
1. Her fave Subway sandwich: "A Rotisserie-Style Chicken sandwich with bacon and Savory Caesar dressing on Italian Herbs & Cheese bread."
2. Why she works at Subway: "My mother wanted me to get a job and actually found the job at Subway for me."
3. What she likes best about her job: "I love interacting with guests. I love to see the different people that come in every day, along with my regular customers. I also love the smell of fresh baked bread and cookies baking."
4. Her hobbies: She has three kids, ages 8, 4, and 1. "Their hobbies are my hobbies."
5. How she practiced for SubJammers: "I make sandwiches every day. I try to make every sandwich look like art."
6. On winning SubJammers: "It has been a subsational experience."
SubJammers winners from left: Sara Tiegs, Lisa Mulligan, Ismael Montes de Oca, and Ken Seah Weiguang. Lisa took first place, Sara and Ismael tied for second, and Ken Seah came in third. (Photo: Subway®)
Former champ Sara Tiegs, a Subway restaurant manager who has been with the company for 17 years, tied for second place with Ismael Montes de Oca of Indianapolis, Indiana. Ismael is a Subway manager who came in fifth place last year. "I’m planning on coming back until I get first place," he says.
Third place went to Ken Seah Weiguang of Singapore, a Subway manager overseeing six locations who has worked at Subway for eight years. He's the first international Sandwich Artist to finish in the Top 3, and he's a veteran who spent two years in the Army before joining Subway.
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