Sweet Dreams Deli serves fare with a bit of local flair
New Business Spotlight
Jeff Paules, left, and Larry Martin own Sweet Dreams Deli & General Store at 640 George St. in Hagerstown. (By Ric Dugan/Staff Photographer / June 21, 2012)
Owners: Jeff Paules and Larry Martin
Address: 640 George St., corner of George and Winter streets, Hagerstown
Opening date: April 2012
Products and services: Homemade subs, sandwiches, soups, salads, and desserts, including Hershey’s ice cream; postal center; equipment for faxing and making copies; notary; groceries; crafts; and candies.
Subs are served on Philadelphia’s Amoroso rolls. Specialty sandwiches, most of which are served on pretzel rolls, are named after someone or something from Hagerstown or Washington County.
The name of the business comes from the movie that was filmed in the 1980s about Patsy Cline. Some scenes from the movie, including the opening scenes, were filmed near the deli.
Target market: Neighborhood near the business
Previous business experience: Paules owned Hub City Shippers for 16 years; Martin was a cook in the U.S. Navy
Number of employees: Two
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Phone number: 301-714-0884
Facebook page: Sweet Dreams Neighborhood Deli & General Store