SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

Los Angeles World Airports

November 09, 2009 13:41 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Villaraigosa to Select "LAX International Dog" Contest Winner in Anticipation of the Soon-to-Be Open Pink's at LAX and Pink's Hot Dogs' 70th Anniversary "Chili Dogs for Charity" Celebration

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2009) -

WHAT:      To recognize the first-ever Pink's airport location to be
           opening soon at LAX, Mayor Villaraigosa will taste test the
           winning "LAX International Dog" recipe from among three
           finalists, who were selected in a recent contest of Los Angeles
           World Airport employees and airport tenants.  The winning recipe
           will be an official, featured menu item at the all-new Pink's
           LAX, slated to open at the Tom Bradley International Terminal
           in late 2009/early 2010.  The selected contest winner will also
           be featured on the famed Pink's celebrity wall at the historic
           landmark location.  This is part of Pink's 70th anniversary
           celebration where the Mayor will also serve up 70-cent chili
           cheese dogs from 7:00 pm for 70 minutes at Pink's Hot Dogs in
           Los Angeles, with all proceeds going to charity.

WHO:       --  The Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles
           --  Alan Rothenberg, President, Los Angeles Board of Airport
           --  Richard Pink, Co-owner of Pink's Hot Dogs
           --  Matt King, President, Delaware North Travel Hospitality

WHEN:      Monday, November 9, 2009
           7:00 pm - 8:10 pm

WHERE:     Pink's Hot Dogs
           709 N. La Brea Boulevard (at Melrose Ave.)
           Los Angeles, CA 90038

VISUALS:   Mayor Villaraigosa will get into the spirit of Pink's and taste
           test the three finalists' hot dog entries, then don a Pink's
           apron and serve up hot dogs to waiting customers. The finalists'
           entries will be on display before the judging. Pink's expects
           several hundred Pink's fans to wait in line for the 70-cent
           chili cheese dogs (regular price is $3.50). A 1959 pink
           Cadillac will be on display.

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