Dog Haus Brings the Absolute WÜRST to Corona On April 8th
Food + Wine News Desk
Dog Haus, the celebrated Los Angeles-based concept known for its gourmet hot dogs, sausages, burgers and one-of-a-kind creations, will open its first Inland Empire location on Friday, April 8th in Corona offering free Haus dogs all day. Additionally, weekend proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire, with five percent of all sales on Saturday and Sunday (April 9 and 10) going to the organization.
Located at 350 N. McKinley Ave., the new restaurant will be franchisee Lisa Chau and her brother Michael's first location with the emerging restaurant brand, which was originally founded in 2010 by Partners Hagop Giragossian, André Vener, and Quasim Riaz, to recapture the nostalgic childhood experience of eating a hot dog.
"We are so excited to bring the Inland Empire's very first Dog Haus right here in Corona," said franchisee Lisa Chau, who is opening the restaurant with her brother, Michael. "Both Michael and I are very committed to making this restaurant an important part of the community and we are happy to be teaming up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire during our inaugural weekend in what we hope will be the first of many opportunities to help local organizations."
As part of Dog Haus' introduction to the area and its surroundings, guests can stop by from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 8 to enjoy a free Haus Dog from a selection of Dog Haus' seven hot dog creations featuring signature all beef skinless dogs served on grilled Hawaiian rolls. Options will include fan favorites like Sooo Cali, with wild arugula, tomato, crispy onions, spicy basil aioli and avocado; Downtown Dog, featuring a smoked bacon wrapped dog topped with caramelized onions, roasted bell peppers, mayo, mustard, and ketchup; or The Cowboy, with white American cheese, smoked bacon, BBQ sauce, and crispy onions.
Dog Haus' full menu includes gourmet dogs, sausages, burgers, corn dogs, sides, shakes, and beer. Other Haus items include The Fonz, which partners a spicy Italian sausage with pastrami and melted mozzarella; while Das Brat features a bratwurst with caramelized onions, sauerkraut, white American cheese, and whole grain mustard aioli. Haus Burgers run the gamut from the trademarked The Freiburger, with white American cheese, a fried egg, Haus slaw, fries and mayo; to Holy Aioli, with white American cheese, caramelized onions, smoked bacon, and garlic aioli.
Lighter eaters and kids can indulge in smaller-sized portions - the dog slider is made with a signature all beef skinless mini dog, Haus made cheese sauce, and bacon; the burger slider has just the right amount of caramelized onions, white American cheese, and mayo; while the corn dog slider features a signature all beef skinless mini dog dipped in Haus made root beer batter. Equal attention is paid to the quality-driven sides, like chili cheese tots or fries with Haus made cheese sauce, cheddar cheese, Haus chili, and green onions; beer-battered onion rings; and sweet potato fries. Save room for dessert and finish off the meal with a Fosselman's premium ice cream soft serve.