IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veterans Day gives Americans the chance to acknowledge the bravery and sacrifice of U.S. veterans and those currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. This year, on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Wienerschnitzel is once again honoring all veterans and those in active and reserve military duty with a free Chili Dog, small fries and 20 oz. drink.
This special offer is valid on Nov. 11 only at participating Wienerschnitzel restaurants nationwide. To receive the free meal, guests need to present a valid military or veteran ID card or wear their military uniform. There is a limit of one free meal per veteran or military member.
“Wienerschnitzel is honored to once again serve the extraordinary men and women who have and continue to serve America,” said J.R. Galardi, Wienerschnitzel president. “On behalf of the entire Wienerschnitzel family, we offer our best – a Chili Dog, small fries and small drink – to the nation’s best as a token of our gratitude.”
According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, there are more than 19.6 million veterans, 1.3 million active duty personnel and 800,000 serving reserve duty in the U.S. today.
Founded by John Galardi in 1961 with a single hot dog stand in Wilmington, Calif., Wienerschnitzel (www.wienerschnitzel.com) is one of the real pioneers of the quick-service food industry. The World’s Largest Hot Dog Chain now serves more than 120 million hot dogs annually – and fueled by a mission of “Serving Food to Serve Others,” also gives back a percentage of profits to its charitable partners. Based in Irvine, Calif., Wienerschnitzel operates or franchises 340 restaurants in 11 states. It is part of the Galardi Group, which is also the parent company of Hamburger Stand and Tastee-Freez LLC.