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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Business Rockstars


BUSINESS ROCKSTARS — by André Vener, Quasim Riaz and Hagop Giragossian

André Vener has been our Marketing & Finance Partner since our inception in January 2013, and he has been Partner for Dog Haus, LLC in Pasadena, California since its inception in August 2010. Since August, 2006, Mr. Vener has also been the owner of “redwhite+bluezz,” an upscale restaurant and jazz club in Pasadena, California. Since 2008 he has served as Partner/Executive Producer for Pasadena Entertainment in Pasadena, California.

Quasim Riaz has been our Operations Partner since our inception in January 2013, and he has been Partner for Dog Haus, LLC in Pasadena, California since August 2010. Since June of 2000, he has been a co-owner of Pyramid Powder Coating, Inc. headquartered in Sun Valley, California. Since November of 2006, Mr. Riaz has been a founding partner in Kings Row Gastropub, a neighborhood restaurant and bar located in Pasadena.

Hagop Giragossian has been our Franchise Development Partner since our inception in January 2013, and he has been Partner for Dog Haus, LLC in Pasadena, California since August 2010. Since June of 2000, he has been a co-owner of Pyramid Powder Coating, Inc. headquartered in Sun Valley, California. Since November of 2006, Mr. Giragossian has been a founding partner with Quasim in Kings Row Gastropub, a neighborhood restaurant and bar located in Pasadena.

Dog Haus is Southern California’s craft casual hot dog concept founded by partners Hagop Giragossian, Quasim Riaz and André Vener with a passion for creativity, quality and commitment to community. The first Dog Haus opened in Pasadena in 2010 offering signature 100% all-beef skinless Haus Dogs, Haus Sausages and 100% natural black angus beef burgers on grilled King’s Hawaiian Rolls. Open for lunch and dinner daily, guests can choose from signature Haus creations or customize their own from a selection of more than 40 quality toppings. Dog Haus currently has three locations in Southern California with franchises set to open beginning January 2014. For more information visit www.doghaus.com or find them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at DogHausDogs.