Thursday, 22 July 2010 7:29 P.M.
Landmark Pink's to Open at Cedar Point This Summer
BY GLORIA RZUCIDLO / ©AMERICAJR.com
was founded by Paul and Betty Pink in 1939 as a pushcart near the
corner of La Brea and Melrose.
Ohio -- Labeled as the "Hot Dog To The Stars,"
Pink's, a Hollywood legend for more than 71 years, will serve its
special brand of hot dogs and chili dogs this summer at Cedar Point
amusement park/resort in Sandusky, Ohio.
be the first Pink's franchise east of Las Vegas. Last summer, Knott's
Berry Farm, Buena Park, Calif., was the first Cedar Fair Entertainment
Company park to operate a Pink's on its property.
for its premium gourmet hot dogs, chili dogs, onion rings and fresh
toppings, Pink's has an impressive Who's Who list of famous Hollywood
stars and dignitaries who have frequented the original Pink's in
Hollywood. Among its customers are Betty White, Ryan Seacrest, Adam
Sandler, Bill Cosby, Martha Stewart, Jay Leno and Bobby Flay.
the Obama girls: First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and
Sasha, Mrs. Obama's mother, Marian Robinson, and an entourage of
14 other people stopped in for lunch.
It has also
been featured on The View, The Martha Stewart Show, The Throw Down
with Bobby Flay, The Travel Channel, the Food Network and the Discovery
is a wonderful opportunity to introduce Pink's to a new area of
the country," said Richard Pink, son of Paul and Betty Pink,
who first opened Pink's in 1939. "Our premium hot dogs and
chili dogs prepared with fresh toppings will become an instant favorite
of park guests."
to its world-famous hot dogs, chili dogs and onion rings, Pink's
at Cedar Point will also serve mild or spicy Polish dogs, Brooklyn
Pastrami swiss cheese dogs, Coleslaw dogs, plus hamburgers, cheeseburgers
and French fries.
will be a very popular addition to the food offerings at Cedar Point,"
said Gary Gochenour, Cedar Point's Director of Food Services. "Its
gourmet hot dogs, chili dogs and onion rings made fresh will have
a huge appeal to all of our guests."
Cedar Point will be located just off the main midway right next
to Toft's Ice Cream Parlor. Guests will order inside and be able
to watch as their food is prepared in front of them just the way
they want it. Seating will be available inside or on the outdoor
Pink's, opened 71 years ago at the corner of North Le Brea and Melrose
avenues in Los Angeles, was no more than a pushcart with a very
long extension cord that was plugged into a hardware store a block
away. In 1946, the operation expanded into its current building
at the same location.
information about Pink's, please visit pinkshollywood.com,
Cedar Point's web site at www.cedarpoint.com
or call the park's General Information Line at 419.627.2350.
Pink's Hot Dogs are now available at other locations: Knott's
Berry Farm, LAX Bradley International Terminal, Planet Hollywood
Hotel, Universal City Walk, Universal Theme Park (Los Angeles),
Hollywood Park Casino, USC Home Games (L.A. Coliseum), the Greek
Theater (Summer Season), L.A. County Fair (September), Orange County
Fair (August), Southern California Fair, Perris (October), and Ventura
County Fair (August).
-- Pink's Hot Dogs opens new location inside Los Angeles Int'l Airport
BY JASON RZUCIDLO / ©AMERICAJR.com
A 10-in. Pink's Hot Dog with lettuce, cheese and chili.