Vienna Beef Ltd.
Vienna® Beef was founded in 1893. Austrian-Hungarian immigrants Emil Reichel and Sam Ladany introduced their family frankfurter recipe at the legendary Columbian Exposition.
The hot dog was a hit, and Vienna® Beef was born. More than 125 years later, we're still making our sausages the old-fashioned way, with premium domestic beef and our original recipe, to the highest of quality standards and hickory-smoked for authentic flavor.
Vienna® Beef Today
Today, Vienna® Beef Ltd. is a whole lot more than hot dogs. We manufacture a wide variety of foods:
- Franks & Sausages
- Deli Meats
- Retail Products
- Chipico® Pickles(Chicago Pickle Company)
- Bistro Soups and Chili®
- Minaret™ Premium Halal Products
Yet no matter what we're cooking up, we adhere to the same standards that have made us the favorite of Chicago hot dog aficionados throughout the United States.
Where to find us
You'll find Vienna® Beef creations at supermarkets, quick-serve restaurants, hot dog stands, sports arenas and entertainment venues across the county. We even ship gifts directly to our loyal fans within the continental United States. Still looking? Go to our locator.
Vienna® Beef. It's the taste of Chicago that knows no bounds.
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"My partner Jim Eisenberg has worked here for 59 years and I have been here 51 years. We can't thank our customers and employees enough for their loyalty and support."