"We Do One Thing And We Do It Right"
It Is A Simple Concept

Simplicity is our motto. This simple concept is what makes our business so successful.

Our Story

Frank Lucente grew up in a small town in West Virginia. As a young boy, Frank often enjoyed spicy chili dogs at the town hot dog stand. Years later, the town stand closed and Frank was forced to look elsewhere to satisy his craving. He went to ....

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Franchise Opportunities

Sam's Hotdogs is regional based franchise company that started franchising in 1988 in West Virginia. We currenty have franchises in Kentucky, Virginia, and Ohio. Opening your own Sam's Hogdog Stand is affordable and ....

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Sam's Merchandise

Are you looking for Sam's Hotdog branded merchandise? We've got everything you might need to outfit your staff, promotional franchise items, and even gift wear. We have t-shirts, sweatshirt, hat, aprons and more. Purchasing online is a snap.....

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Sam's Hotdog Stand News

July, 2011

New Store Opening - Elkton, VA

The biggest surprise of the year so far has been the opening of a location in Elkton, Va. Mark Harding and his crew really hit the road running! They are breaking records for the highest monthly sales ever in a Sam's Hot Dog stand! Jason Zeller just opened his second location in Regina, Ky. and we are expecting fantastic results from him as well.

June, 2011

Franchise Ownership Transfers

We have added two new franchise owners to our Sam's Hot Dog family. Jack Winston and his daughter Paige have taken over the Salem, Va. location and they have completely turned that ship around. They have reported the highest sales that store has had since it opened in 1994! Kirk Gillenwater is the newest addition to our franchise family, he has taken the reins of the Piedmont Road location in Huntington WV. We are always looking for new and positive ways to increase our business and adding these new franchises is definitely a step in the right direction.

June, 2010

New Store Opening - Richmond, VA

Sams Hotdogs has arrived in Richmond VA on 301 North Mechanicsville. On May 20th the Williams Famly opened the doors to their own business! Scott, Judy, Chase and Kinsie are mastering the art of hotdog making. If you are in the area you should head over and get a hotdog.

3 Newest Franchise Locations

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Lancaster, KY
Address: 208 Stamford St
Phone: (859) 339-5861
Owner: Carrie Shields

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Winchester, KY
Address: 1200 Bypass Rd
Phone: (859) 745-0064
Owner: Jason Loughran & Ginger Shank

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Hazard, KY
Address: 800 Morton Blvd
Phone: (606) 438-8796
Owner: Scott Miller