BEST HOT DOGS: Abeles and Heymann, founded in 1954 in the Bronx
Seth Leavitt, the CEO and Partner of Abeles and Heymann (A & H), the venerable Kosher Hot Dogs, Deli and Provisions company in the U.S. joins Enterprise Radio. In 1997, Seth Leavitt bought the iconic Abeles and Heymann, which was founded in 1954 to the Bronx, New York.
Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Seth Leavitt to discuss the following:
- Tell us about Abeles and Heymann – aka A&H – and the history of the company.
- Can you tell listeners what “Kosher” really means for food? Also is “Kosher for Passover” different than “Kosher”?
- We see you just came out with the first uncured Kosher beef hot dogs – can you tell us about them, and their taste? Also, what does uncured mean?
- You also have a large line of other Kosher meats, like pastrami and knockwurst. Tell us about these foods.
- The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council reports that in 2015 consumers spent more than $2.5 billion on hot dogs – just in the U.S. Tell everyone why A & H should be their hot dog of choice.
- Coming from the hotdog expert, can you tell listeners how to best cook your hot dogs?
- Can you tell us where to purchase your hot dogs and other foods?
Seth Leavitt is the CEO and partner of Abeles and Heymann (A & H), the venerable Kosher Hot Dogs, Deli and Provisions company in the U.S. In 1997, Seth Leavitt bought the iconic Abeles and Heymann, which was founded in 1954 in the Bronx, New York.
Over the past 20 years, Seth Leavitt has brought his modern vision to the company, moving it from the small 2500 foot facility in the Bronx, New York, to its current 18,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Hillside, New Jersey. For two decades, Seth Leavitt has grown the business, and now is partnered with Hod Golan, a Glatt Kosher food company headquartered in Israel, that imports fully cooked RTE poultry products to the United States.