Archive for September 2009

Detroit Coney Sauce

Sep 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

In the Detroit area the king of the hot dogs is the one who can master the coney sauce.  Detroiters like their hotdogs many ways but a hotdog with Coney sauce is the clear winner.  Almost every city in the Detroit area has a Coney Island restaurant with all of them featuring their own blend of […]




Hot Dog Fact Sheet

Sep 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Information

The following is from the United States Department of Agriculture.  I thought that this Fact sheet had some interesting information for the Hot Dog Vendor hopefuls as well as your veterans out there.  You can find the original Fact Sheet Here. Hot Dogs and Food Safety  Whether you call it a frankfurter, hot dog, wiener, […]




Chicago Style Hot Dog

Sep 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

A Chicago-style hot dog consists of an all beef hot dog that is steamed or boiled on a poppy seed bun, which originated in the city of Chicago, Illinois. The toppings include mustard, onion, sweet pickle relish, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices or wedges, pickled sport peppers, and a dash of celery salt. Some […]




Hellacious Hot Dogs

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Vendors

POLK COUNTY (Bay News 9) — Jim Belcher grew up in a funeral home, but he didn’t want to follow that path as an adult. Even so, he has still found a way to use death to make his living. Several days a week, Belcher sets up his Hellacious Hot Dog stand near the corner […]




How Hot Dogs are Made

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured

Ever wonder how hot dogs are made? Here’s an interesting video that’ll show you everything you need to know. [youtube]UhwXPsTaRgc[/youtube]




Hot Dog Vending – How to Buy a Cart and Sell Hot Dogs by Larry Bauge

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Resources

Hot Dog Vending is a career that not too many people consider, because they don’t realize how lucrative, easy, and fun this profession is, most folk think in terms of working at Mcdonald’s earning minimum wage.I’ll tell you this right now that they can’t be further from the truth, because being a Hot Dog Vendor […]




How Used Hot Dog Carts Can Earn You Profits and Become A Secure Business Model

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Resources

You don’t need special training to run a hotdog cart business. What you do need is an outgoing personality, stamina and creative business sense. The business is stressful as most malls are open from 10 or 11 a.m. until 10 or 11 p.m. daily, and you’re expected to be present there. Even if you open […]




Hot Dog Vendor at Lowes

Sep 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

I saw this hot dog vendor at Lowes and thought I’d stop and chat awhile. I complimented him on his nice cart to which he indicated that he picked it up in Conneticut. I began to ask a couple of questions about the cart like “oh, so you have to have 4 sinks huh?” and […]




Business Plan Template

Sep 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Resources

I saw this information at my county business development website.  Thought it might be helpful for those thinking about starting a hotdog cart business. 1. Cover Sheet Name of business, address, telephone number and the name(s) of principal(s). Include any pertinent contact information (cell phone, fax, etc.). 2. Executive Summary — Statement of Purpose A summary of […]




Oscar Mayer

Sep 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Hot Dog Producers

In 1904, the Mayers became one of the first meat packers to brand their products. At first, they used the name “Edelweiss,” for a white flower that grows in the mountains of Germany. They stamped it on rinds of bacon slabs, and printed it on boxes of pork sausage and on lard pails. Over time, […]