Wienerschnitzel Announces “Big City Favorites” Sweepstakes

Wienerschnitzel Announces "Big City Favorites" Sweepstakes

Calling all hot dog fans and anyone in need of a free vacation! Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain, is launching their Big City Favorites Sweepstakes, giving Facebook fans the chance to win a free trip to one of three big cities: Chicago, New York City or Los Angeles.

The “Big City” sweepstakes runs April 8 through May 26, 2013 and shines the spotlight on three regional hot dog favorites: Chicago Dog, NY Coney Island Dog and LA Bacon Wrapped Street Dog. Fans may register to win on Wienerschnitzel’s “Big City Favorites” Facebook tab as well as earn bonus entries by sharing the contest with their Facebook friends. One randomly selected entry will win a trip for two to the city of their choice which includes roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations for four nights, and $2,000 total in spending cash. The final winner will be announced on or about May 27, 2013.

“Combining delicious food, unique every day value and fun incentives to reward our loyal hot dog-loving fans is what we do best,” said Tom Amberger, vice president of marketing for Wienerschnitzel. “During our ‘Big City’ sweepstakes, guests can get in the ‘Big City’ spirit while enjoying our top three ‘Big City’ regional hot dogs and the chance to win a free vacation to Chicago, New York or Los Angeles!”

Fans also have a chance to win prizes including free food and other merchandise by voting for their favorite “Big City” hot dog as well as sharing photos of themselves enjoying a meal at their local Wienerschnitzel.

The “Big City Favorites” sweepstakes runs through May 26, 2013 at participating locations. Official rules and details are available online at The sweepstakes will be supported with television and radio advertising, email and online marketing, social media and in-store point-of-purchase materials.

Founded by John Galardi in 1961 with a single hot dog stand in Wilmington, Calif., Wienerschnitzel is a bona fide pioneer of the quick-service food industry. The world’s largest hot dog chain serves more than 120 million hot dogs annually and is famous for its delicious proprietary chili recipe. Based in Irvine, Calif., Wienerschnitzel operates or franchises 351 stores in 10 states and Guam. It is part of Galardi Group, which is also the parent company of The Hamburger Stand and Tastee Freez LLC.