He runs Harrys Hot Dogs in Chicago and is believed to be the oldest hot dog maker in Chicago if not the world and has been dogging it since 1954.
Heftman serves between 300 and 400 dogs a day and says the key is cooking them at 180 degrees and making sure the bun is toasted.
On a good day, he can put together a Chicago dog with mustard, relish, onion, tomato, pickles, peppers and celery salt in less than two seconds.
He better have one of those good days on tomorrow (May 16) because hes competing in a Fastest Hot Dog Maker contest against the Windy Citys most dogged dog makers.
Heftman admits he may not be as fast as he used to be, so hes content to make the record books by being the fastest hot dog maker in his age bracket.
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