Home Must Reads Salem's Casey's Hotdogs sold

Salem's Casey's Hotdogs sold

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, September 09, 2013

Salem businessman Casey Campbell sold Casey's Hotdogs, but isn't retiring as he planned.

Casey’s Hotdogs, known for its burgers, fries, soups, sandwiches and of course, hot dogs, started as a food cart called Star Spangled Hot Dog Company in 1977. But within a year Campbell bought out his fellow firefighter partners and ran with it.

His business endured harsh winters outdoors, disapproving competitors, mini-crime waves and the exodus of Courthouse Square. It also became a downtown hot spot luring big names such as Gov. John Kitzhaber, who used to go in every Saturday for a hot dog, a beer and a chat with his constituents. Not to mention the long list of famous people, whose autographed photos line the walls of the restaurant, that have enjoyed his catering.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

 

More Articles

Wheel man

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Les Schwab has put a premium on customer service since 1952, when legendary namesake Les Schwab founded the company with one store in Prineville. (Schwab died in 2007.) But if the corporate principles remain essentially the same, the world around this iconic Oregon business has changed dramatically.


Read more...

The 2014 List: The Top 33 Large Companies to Work, For in Oregon

March 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014

100best14logoWebOur 100 Best Companies project turned 21 this year, so pop open the Champagne. Our latest survey gives us plenty to cheer.

 


Read more...

Green your workplace

News
Thursday, April 03, 2014
100Green14logo200oxBY OB STAFF

Learn how to green your workplace and lower your environmental footprint at the office. Oregon Business presents a two-hour "Greening Your Workplace" seminar on May 28th, 2014 at the Nines Hotel in Portland.


Read more...

From the Editor: The human factor

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

In this issue, we celebrate our 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project.


Read more...

The more they change, the more they stay the same

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
100-best-collageBY BRANDON SAWYER

The 100 Best Companies get more creative with perks and more generous with benefits; employees seek empowering relations with management and coworkers.


Read more...

Rapid ascent

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
IMG 4255-2BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Kelly Dachtler, president of The Clymb, redefines outdoor retail.


Read more...

The solution to youth unemployment

News
Thursday, February 27, 2014
02.27.14 Thumbnail TeenworkBY ERIC FRUITS

Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS