LOS ANGELES – April 12, 2021 – For 75 years, Hot Dog on a Stick, the iconic beach born brand known for its made-to-order stick items, hand-stomped lemonade and bright striped uniforms has been sticking smiles on faces. That will certainly be the case on Saturday, April 24 when Hot Dog on a Stick celebrates its sunny anniversary with $0.75* Original Turkey Dogs for all customers at participating locations.
“While it’s impossible to know just how many people we have served over our incredible 75-year history, the mark Hot Dog on a Stick has made in the hearts and lives of our customers and Hotdoggers (past and present) is clear,” said Annica Conrad, Chief Marketing Officer for Global Franchise Group, the parent company of Hot Dog on a Stick. “Hot Dog on a Stick is about enjoying life to the fullest and making lasting memories. We hope everyone joins us on April 24th to celebrate our incredible ride and have some fun.”
Hot Dog on a Stick was founded on Muscle Beach in Santa Monica by Dave Barham in 1946. Barham used his Mother’s cornbread recipe to create the now famous Hot Dog on a Stick and grew the concept from the beach to county fairs, to the malls. The brand has a storied history and is a pop culture icon frequently featured in TV, movies, and music videos. It is also a celebrity favorite and on the menu at many A-List events. In recent years, Hot Dog on a Stick has evolved into a lifestyle concept and the brand now has a line of merchandise and apparel which can be found here: //hotdogonastick.threadless.com/.
*Limit one per customer. Applicable on original turkey Hot Dog on a Stick purchase only. Valid 4/24/21 only. At participating locations. In-store only. Restrictions apply, see store for details.
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About Hot Dog on a Stick™ – www.hotdogonastick.com
Established in 1946 in Southern California, Hot Dog on a Stick is known for its fresh, made-to-order hot dog on a stick and cheese on a stick products, hand-stomped natural lemonade, smiling customer service and its iconic bright striped uniforms. Hot Dog on a Stick provides customers with a fun all-American quick service restaurant experience, catering services for events, party packs, and fundraisers. Hot Dog on a Stick has 60 locations in the U.S. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For franchising opportunities, visit www.hotdogonastickfranchise.com.
Chief Marketing Officer
Annica has more than 20 years of award-winning marketing experience and has been with GFG for 3 years. She joined the company from Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers where she was Vice President, Brand Development. In this role, Annica was responsible for the rebirth and growth in popularity of the 42-year-old eclectic brand through smart menu design and development, implementation of the Mellow Mushroom loyalty app and creation and rollout of its first online ordering system. Before her time with Mellow Mushroom, Annica was Vice President of Marketing for Mcalister’s Corporation and she spent the early part of her career at a prominent advertising agency in Mobile Alabama. She is graduate of Samford University in Birmingham where she earned her Bachelors in Marketing and MBA in Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Patterson came to Global Franchise Group in April 2020 from FOCUS Brands where he served as Senior Vice President of Accounting. For the last eleven years, he was responsible for leading financials for Cinnabon, Carvel, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Auntie Anne’s and Jamba Juice. He directed the organization through the transfer and integration of all accounting back-office functions for Auntie Anne’s from Pennsylvania, McAlister’s Deli from Mississippi, and Jamba Juice from Texas to Atlanta and converted a brand-centric accounting structure into a shared services organization. Before his time with FOCUS, he was Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller for Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video (NASDAQ: MOVI & MVGR), Vice President and Corporate Controller for Republic National Cabinet Corporation, and Corporate Controller for Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE: WLV). He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant, holds a master’s in business administration from Auburn University, and is a graduate of the University of Texas, Tyler.