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Fast Casual’s Only Hot Dog Concept in 2014’s Top 100 Movers & Shakers List Reveals its Secret List of Outrageous Toppings that Make Any Hot Dog Top Dog
The Charlotte-based Hot Dog King, which recently raised some national eyebrows when it made Fast Casual’s 2014 Top 100 Movers & Shakers list, today released its study, based on the past year’s sales data, guest feedback and social media impact, of its best-selling Top Ten Most Outrageous Hot Dog Toppings, just in time for National Hot Dog Day on Wednesday .
The Top Ten Most Outrageous Toppings were selected from JJ’s popular “Dog of the Week” program, in which it enlists local businesses, fans and even celebrities to design the Hot Dog of their dreams.
‘As you can tell from this list, we have fun around here. The sky is the limit, from the name of the Hot Dog to the ingredients we choose,” said JJ’s owner and founder Jonathan Luther. “We started with really simple ideas, but as things began to steamroll, we got more adventurous, and our guests responded, which is obviously very important. So now we feel like we have total freedom. Future ideas include ingredients such as: Kim Chi, Jamaican Jerk Sauce, Chimichurri, Various Salsas and Hummus, to name just a few.”
JJ’s, which was the smallest and youngest brand on the Fast Casual list and the only Hot Dog/Sausage concept to make the cut says America loves their Hot Dogs with the following outrageous toppings, in order of popularity: