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Ike’s Love & Sandwiches welcomes Robert Lane as chief marketing officer

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is thrilled to announce the appointment of Robert Lane as its new Chief Marketing Officer. With a wealth of experience in the food industry, Robert brings a dynamic blend of marketing expertise, creative vision, and a passion for exceptional sandwiches to the Ike's team. 

Robert Lane - Chief Marketing Officer for Ike's Love & Sandwiches.jpgRobert Lane most recently served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Burger Lounge, a renowned chain of premium grass-fed burger restaurants, where he dedicated 11 years to refining and elevating the brand's marketing. Prior to his tenure at Burger Lounge, Robert successfully led the advertising team at Mainstreet Media, a prominent publishing and digital media company in San Diego. 

Robert Lane is honored to join the Ike’s team, “I’ve been a fan of Ike’s Love & Sandwiches since I took my first bite of the Hollywould’s SF Cheesesteak. Ike Shehadeh is a visionary and dynamic founder who has created one of the most fun and interesting restaurant brands in history. Michael Goldberg is an exceptional leader who has transformed the company to have one of the highest average unit volumes in the industry. I am excited to join this amazing team, keep pushing the boundaries for the sandwich category, and continue to support the company’s explosive growth.” 

Ike Shehadeh added, “Brace yourselves for the next era of Ike’s. Robert will add to the tidal wave of creativity that makes our brand iconic. The revolution is already happening, and no corner of the sandwich world will be untouched. It’s gonna be dirty.” 

If you’ve never been to Ike’s Love & Sandwiches before, there really is no comparison. These are the sandwiches of your dreams. We’re about love first, then sandwiches, which is why we take extra special care to make sure we have great options for every kind of eater. No other restaurant in the world has more kick-ass options and endless combinations for meat lovers, vegetarian, vegan, halal, and gluten-free. Our Dutch Crunch bread paired with Ike’s exclusive “Dirty Sauce,” a creamy garlic aioli toasted right into the bread, is a transcendent experience that will electrify your tastebuds. Ike’s Love & Sandwiches has been voted the best sandwiches in the world (by Ike’s mom).     

Ike spends hours creating the menu for each new location with exclusive and iconic sandwiches, menus, and an exclusive Instagram wall that are connected to the city & community. Each menu comes with exclusive sandwich offerings created just for that location that are eclectically named as a tribute to local celebrities and icons.  

Stay up to date with all the latest news and new store openings for Ike’s Love & Sandwiches by visiting  With mouthwatering locations across California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Utah and Colorado, Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is inching closer to 100 locations. Follow Ike’s on Instagram, Threads, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter at @ikessandwiches.  To earn rewards towards free Ike’s sandwiches, exclusive prizes, and events, sign up for Ike’s Rewards. Ike’s also does catering! Ike’s brand-new catering will include bundles with sandwiches, chips and cookies for extra hungry groups and trays with just sandwiches for the purists. All these new catering options are available for online orders now, so make your next event or corporate meeting a rager at  

About Ike’s Love & Sandwiches   

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches “Ain’t your Momma’s Sandwich Shop!”  In 2007, a rebel with a dream opened a small sandwich shop in San Francisco’s Castro District. Lines around the block, craveable secret ingredients and inventive flavor combinations sparked a phenomenon spreading love and sandwiches across the country. Whether you eat vegetarian, vegan, halal, gluten-free, or meat, your first Ike’s sandwich sets you on an epic quest to try all the endless combinations and over 800 signature sandwiches. Our sandwiches have flavors and combinations you won’t find anywhere else like San Francisco’s Roti Roti halal chicken, delicious pastrami, Max’s Dutch Crunch Bread and 5 different plant-based proteins.  

Our Dutch Crunch bread paired with Ike’s secret “Dirty Sauce,” a creamy garlic aioli toasted right into the bread, is as iconic as Ike Shehadeh himself. Ike’s cartoon caricature watches over each guest as they explore the menu of eclectically named sandwiches including tributes to local celebrities and athletes. To show his love, Ike includes a sweet surprise with every order, a Raspberry Blow Pop or Caramel Apple Pop. Order your next mind-blowing sandwich at  While you’re there – join our rewards club and become a “friend with benefits.”  Share the love of Ike’s on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.  

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