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$100 Hot Dog Menus

Maille's Haute Dogs are Considered The World's Most Expensive

— June 17, 2016 — Lifestyle
Maille's latest publicity stunt featured an artisanal hot dog menu that consisted of the world's most expensive street meat. Launched in Melbourne, Australia, the mustard brand's luxury food truck activation offered $10, $25 and $100 hot dog options -- including its less expensive Maille Haute Dog and its ultra lavish Maille Truffle Haute Dog.

An additional offering by the condiment brand included a Maille Chablis Haute Dog that was the menu's medium-range item. Featuring a grass-fed sausage, an artisanal bun and a mustard strip consisting of French white wine and Perigold truffle mustard, Maille's most expensive hot dog gained its lavish price tag thanks to truffle ingredients that were imported from France.

Synonymous with poolside barbecues, street fairs and carnivals, hotdogs are an inexpensive and casual food item that is elevated and made lavish with this unique food truck pop-up. The brand activation made luxury cuisine accessible and left a lasting impression on hungry visitors.
Trend Themes
1. Luxury Street Food - The popularity of Maille's luxury hot dog menu demonstrates the trend of elevating casual food items into upscale dining experiences.
2. Artisanal Fast Food - The success of Maille's haute dog menu showcases the demand for high-quality and crafted fast food options.
3. Imported Ingredients - The use of imported truffle ingredients in Maille's most expensive hot dog highlights the trend of incorporating unique and exotic ingredients into culinary offerings.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Beverage - The food and beverage industry can explore new avenues by creating luxury versions of traditionally inexpensive and casual food items.
2. Street Food - The street food industry can leverage the trend of artisanal and upscale street food menus to attract more customers and create unique dining experiences.
3. Condiments - The condiment industry can capitalize on the demand for high-quality and unique condiments by offering specialized products and collaborations with gourmet food brands.
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