Hot Dog on a Stick

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HDOS Enterprises
Subsidiary
Founded June 1946 (Santa Monica, California)
Founders Dave Barham
Headquarters Carlsbad, California
Number of locations
80
Parent Global Franchise Group
Website hotdogonastick.com

Hot Dog on a Stick, is a fast food company that was founded by Dave Barham in Santa Monica, California,[1] founded in Santa Monica, California in 1946,[2] and later branched out into malls and shopping centers. In 2014, the company was purchased by Global Franchise Group (the strategic brand management company behind Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, and Pretzelmaker.) based in Atlanta, GA. Under GFG, the brand has opened new locations across the country and moved into the franchising space.

History[edit]

Its first store opened at the original Muscle Beach location next to the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California in 1946.

They started serving lemonade and hot dog on a stick to people on the beach. Hot Dog on a Stick soon expanded and became a large food chain. Hot Dog on a Stick currently has more than 80 company-owned United States locations, which are primarily located in popular regional shopping malls. There are also internationally franchised locations, located in Korea.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amestoy, Louis (2008-12-14). "Comfort in cupcakes". The Business Press. Thebizpress.com. Retrieved 2009-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Taking comfort in fast and affordable meals around town". The.honoluluadvertiser.com. 2001-08-17. Retrieved 2009-01-09. 
  3. ^ "Hot Dog on a Stick". Hotdogonastick.com. 2007-05-07. Archived from the original on 2011-01-26. Retrieved 2009-01-09. 

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