Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog franchise, recently announced the opening of its newest Arkansas location in the Springdale community on September 16. This opening marks the brand’s second of a total of 20 restaurants planned to open across the state over the next several years.
Located at 4726 Mercy Lane, the new Wienerschnitzel is conveniently located just off Elm Springs Road, west of I-49. Tejas Dogs, the operational group based out of Texas, is carrying out the development agenda with several additional sites already approved in Arkansas.
The company is one of the iconic pioneers of the quick-service food industry serving more than 120 million hot dogs annually. Based in Irvine, CA, Galardi Group Inc. franchises 340 Wienerschnitzel restaurants in 10 states.
As the nation’s leading hot dog concept, Wienerschnitzel has forged an impressive path of new growth in recent months. The successful opening in Arkansas generated impressive sales during its opening week, a testament to the brand’s growing popularity nationwide.
The multi-unit development in Arkansas comes on the heels of the brand launching unique ghost kitchen test locations in California, Texas, and Georgia, to further innovate and better understand key market segments across the country.
Wienerschnitzel was founded by John Galardi in 1961 with a single hot dog stand in Wilmington, California. Wienerschnitzel dogs are made with USDA-approved cuts of quality meat and seasoned with a zesty blend of spices to ensure every bite is delicious and juicy.
One of the brand’s famous foods is the Chili Cheese Dog. The Chili Cheese Dog is a grilled World Famous Original Hot Dog in a fresh, steamed bun with a slice of American cheese, topped with Wienerschnitzel's world famous Chili sauce made from a secret recipe.
All Chili Cheese Dogs can be served with a hot dog that is world famous original, All-Beef, or Polish. The Chili cheese Dog bun options include standard or pretzel.
Another fantastic meal option is the Chicago Dog. A grilled world famous original Wiernerschnitzel Hot Dog In a hot, steamed bun topped with fresh tomato, fresh onions, pickle spear, relish, sport peppers, tangy French mustard, and sprinkled with celery salt just like in Chicago. All Chicago Dogs can be served with a hot dog that is world famous original, All-beef, or Polish. The Chicago Dog bun options include standard or pretzels.
There are 340 franchised Wienerschnitzel locations in operation throughout 10 states, more than 32 units in various stages of development across the United States, and further expansion plans underway internationally.