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Famous Moments in the History of the Hot Dog

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850 B.C. - Sausage is mentioned in Homer's ancient tale of adventure and travel, The Odyssey. "As when a man besides a great fire has filled a sausage with fat..."

4 B.C. - Sausage is invented by Emperor Nero's cook, Gaius, who discovers hollow pork intestines make good casings. While Rome burned suppose?

1690 - The now popular sausage (known as "dachshund" or "little-dog") was created in the late 1600's by Johann Georghehner, a butcher living in Coburg, Germany.

1805 - It is said that the master sausage maker of Vienna named his sausage "wiener-frankfurter" or "wienerwurst." Wien(er) (German name of Vienna) and Wurst (sausage in German).

1867 - Charles Feltman, a German butcher, opened up the first Coney Island hot dog stand in Brooklyn, New York. Article Coney Island - Food & Dining by Jeffrey Stanton.

1893 - The 1893 Chicago World's Fair brought thousands of visitors who consumed large quantities of sausage sold by vendors. People liked this food that was easy to eat, convenient, and inexpensive.

1939 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt and wife Eleanor introduce visiting King George VI and Queen Mary of England to Nathan's hot dogs at a picnic on their estate in Hyde Park.

1942 - Corn Dogs are introduced by Texan Neil Fletcher at the Texas State Fair in Dallas, Texas. School cafeterias throughout the country will never be the same again.

2005 - Kirsch's Gourmet Hotdogs and Sausages are unveiled to the world market, changing forever the way we think about the "dog."

2007 - Kirsch's Gourmet introduces mail order and corporate gift program with great success, selling over 4000 boxes by mail order.

2009 - Kirsch's Gourmet introduces a variety of Gourmet Jerky products and opens distribution to China, Japan and the rest of Asia.

2010 - Kirsch's Gourmet announces Kirsch's Coffee for 2011. The finest Hawaiian coffee beans roasted exclusively for Kirsch's Gourmet Foods.

2012 - Kirsch's Gourmet reputation for the highest quality sausages and hot dogs results in a new division being created. Specializing in the custom manufacture of sausages to some of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies and national, regional and worldwide Resort Hotels.

2014 - Kirsch's Gourmet will go nationwide (USA) with an exciting new frozen food product you're going to love. It will revolutionize the dog.

2015 - Kirsch's Gourmet introduces the Maui Coney Island concept - "The Plate Lunch Shack." Go native in 2015 and have a dog on-the-go, or sit down and enjoy.

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