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Driving the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile: a job to "relish"

A note from Kay Dreyer, photographer:

“I thought the pork and beef producers and others might be interested in this. I even got to sit in the passenger side. I wanted to drive it but they said ‘No.’ Wouldn’t that have been fun?”

Traveling the country in a 7-ton orange hot dog is not the job many students anticipate upon graduation. But there’s a unique adventure awaiting a few lucky dogs who can really cut the mustard; they are the Oscar Mayer Hotdoggers, pilots of the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile vehicles.

The Hotdoggers spend a year traveling across the country, making promotional appearances. Attending everything from the Super Bowl and Kentucky Derby to parades and grocery store grand openings, there’s never a dull moment while driving the famous frank.

The year begins with training at Hot Dog High, where the Hotdoggers learn all about Oscar Mayer history and products, special events planning, and how to maneuver the big dog in traffic. Upon graduation, they are given their keys and begin their journey along the hot dog highways of


As spokespersons for the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile, the Hotdoggers speak at special events, colleges and auto shows, as well as conduct media interviews.

How to become a Hotdogger:

Send your resume along with why YOU would be a good Hotdogger to:

Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Dept.

Hotdogger Position

910 Mayer Avenue

Madison, Wis., 53704 or e-mail hotdogger@kraft.com.


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