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Hot dog restaurants
Hot dog restaurants

Hot dog restaurants

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 44. Chapters: Sonic Drive-In, Dairy Queen, Ben's Chili Bowl, A&W Restaurants, Harvey's, The Varsity, Pink's Hot Dogs, Wienerschnitzel, Nu-Way Weiners, Skyline Chili, Nathan's Famous, Coney Island Hot Dog Stand, Superdawg, Katz's Delicatessen, Hot Doug's, Gray's Papaya, Orange Julius, Portillo's Restaurants, The Wieners Circle, Shorty's Lunch, Zack's Hotdogs, Nedick's, Cozy Dog Drive In, Walter's Hot Dog Stand, Gibeau Orange Julep, Hot Dog on a Stick, Max's Famous Hotdogs, Dog n Suds, Tail o' the Pup, Essie's Original Hot Dog shop, Papaya King, Stewart's Restaurants, Yocco's Hot Dogs, La Belle Province, New York Fries, Gene & Jude's, Dixie Chili and Deli, James Coney Island, Sneaky Pete's, Ted's Hot Dogs, Woody's Chicago Style, Big Daddy's Restaurants, The Windmill, Rutt's Hut, Valentine, Coney I-Lander, Fluky's, Lafleur Restaurants, The Original Hamburger Stand, Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur, Weenie Beenie, Montreal Pool Room, Pølsevogn, Hillbilly Hot Dogs, Vienna Beef, Japa Dog, Casper's. Excerpt: Sonic Drive-In is an American drive-in fast-food restaurant chain based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, complete with carhops who sometimes wear rollerskates. As of August 31, 2010, there were 3,500 restaurants in 43 U.S. states. Sonic serves approximately 3 million customers daily. Following World War II, Troy N. Smith Sr., Sonic's founder, returned to his hometown of Seminole, Oklahoma where he became employed as a milkman. He decided to work delivering bread because bread was not as heavy as milk. Soon afterwards, Smith purchased the Cottage Cafe, a little diner in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Before long he sold it and opened a restaurant, Troy's Pan Full of Chicken, on the edge of town. In 1953, Smith went in with a business partner to purchase a five acre parcel of land that had a log house and a walk-up root beer stand, already named the Top Hat. The two men continued with the operation of the root beer stand and converted the log house into a steak restaurant. After realizing that the stand was averaging US$700 a week in the sale of root beer, hamburgers and hot dogs, Smith decided to focus on the more-profitable root beer stand. He also bought out his business partner. Originally, Top Hat customers would park their automobiles anywhere on the gravel parking lot and walk up to place their orders. However, on a trip to Louisiana, Smith saw a drive-in that used speakers for ordering. He realized that he could increase his sales if he could control the parking and have the customers order from speakers at their cars. Carhops would deliver food orders to customers. Smith borrowed several automobiles from a friend who owned a used-car lot to establish a layout for controlled parking. He also had some so-called "jukebox boys" come in and wire an intercom system in the parking lot. Sales tripled immediately and his little root beer stand was on its way to becoming a huge success. Charles Woodrow Pappe, an entrepreneur, stopped ¿ by chance ¿ at the Shawnee drive-in and was very i

  • Publisher
    Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Pub date
    Nov 2012
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  • Theme
    General cookery and recipes
  • Dimensions
    246 x 189 x 3 mm
  • Weight
    108 gram
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  • Paperback / Sewn
    Paperback / Sewn
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