Wienerschnitzel Honors Veterans with Free Chili Dog Meal on November 11

Wienerschnitzel Honors Veterans with Free Chili Dog Meal on November 11

Home of America’s Favorite Chili Dog Salutes Armed Forces This Veterans Day

Wienerschnitzel Honors Veterans with Free Chili Dog Meal on November 11Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain, is honoring veterans and active duty military this Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, with a free Chili Dog, small fries and a 20 oz. drink. Wienerschnitzel wanted to up the ante this year by including a small fry in addition to the free chili dog and drink that was offered last year, to round out the meal.

“As an iconic American brand dedicated to our mission of ‘serving food to serve others,’ all of us here at Wienerschnitzel are proud to offer those who selflessly protect our great country a small token of our appreciation,” said Doug Koegeboehn, Wienerschnitzel’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We are hoping to say ‘thank you’ to as many hard-working service men and women as possible on Veterans Day, and encourage veterans and active military to head to their local Wienerschnitzel on November 11 to enjoy a world famous chili dog, fries and Pepsi on the house.”

A complimentary Chili Dog, small fries and 20 oz. drink is redeemable at participating Wienerschnitzel locations on Friday, November 11 only, with valid military ID or by wearing a military uniform. To find your nearest Wienerschnitzel location, visit


Founded by John Galardi in 1961 with a single hot dog stand in Wilmington, California, Wienerschnitzel ( is a bona fide pioneer of the limited-service food industry. Today, Wienerschnitzel is the world’s largest hot dog franchise and home of America’s favorite Chili Dog. Based in Irvine, California, the parent company, Galardi Group, franchises restaurants throughout the U.S., including Wienerschnitzel, Hamburger Stand, and Tastee Freez. An iconic American brand with a devoted following for over 50 years, Wienerschnitzel is poised for exponential growth, both domestically and internationally. With a refreshed marketing focus, Wienerschnitzel has received tremendous media attention and accolades including Franchise Times’ “20 to Watch” and voted Best Fast Food in Southern California by the readers of Los Angeles Daily News for five years and running. In 2016, Wienerschnitzel was ranked #146 in the coveted Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500. Additionally, the company recently introduced a unique next generation store design featuring a smaller footprint and a lower cost of entry; while the simple menu allows for easy execution and lower food costs.  As a family owned and operated company, Wienerschnitzel is in a unique position to always put its franchise partners first and is actively recruiting passionate franchise candidates to grow with the brand during this very exciting time.  For more information on owning a Wienerschnitzel, visit or contact Ted Milburn – Director, Franchise Development at