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18 Jan

Celebrating 5 Years in 5 Hot Dogs

Five years ago (yesterday), we set out to make hot dogs better, healthier and a lot more interesting. And to do it in a way that brings people in our community together. On January 17, 2013, Paul and I set out to First Niagara Center for the very first food truck service. It was snowy and bitter cold. Not the most ideal weather conditions for hot dogs. But, we figured it would be a good way to test the waters. And I would get a chance to cook on the truck for the first time. As you can imagine, we were both nervous wrecks that morning. So much work, anticipation and money went into this day. And we still didn’t know what we were doing. Fortunately, the actual food [hot dogs, fries] was the least of our concern. It was everything else. Literally, everything else. As we started setting up for service,

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17 Jan


It is hard to believe that this week marks the 5th Anniversary of our company! In honor, we held a little reunion for everyone that has worked on #teamfrank over the years. True to form, we split into teams and battled in some intense games of Lasertron and Cybersport. This team is and has always been competitive – and they all like to win. Five years ago, Frank and I set out to make hot dogs better by doing all the hard stuff – sourcing the best meat possible, making our own hot dogs, finding community and partnerships with farmers & companies that could help us make that happen. And for the first couple years, it was just us. Few people saw the vision back then. But, a small group of individuals did. And this week we celebrated them and gave them an opportunity to preview the construction, check out design

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16 Jan

Under Construction

Frank and I hope the new year is off to a great start! We wanted to take a moment to catch you up on one of our biggest projects ever – building a restaurant! For those of you who may not already know, we purchased a former auto repair shop at 707 Kenmore Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda. A lot of activity has been happening there lately! Fingers crossed it continues at this pace. A neighborhood hot dog joint is what Frank always wanted – and it has been fun to watch how excited he’s been (for the most part) about the entire process. We are not naïve to the fact that this is all new to us. But, we are thrilled to make that corner our own & bring something new to the community. So many of you have reached out to us in excitement. In light of everything, we

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