Chain: Gold Star Chili

Gold Star Chili Celebrates National Chili Dog Day

All across the country, people will be celebrating National Chili Dog Day on Thursday, July 30. National Chili Dog Day is observed every year on the last Thursday of July to celebrate the chili dog as one of America’s favorite summertime foods. And while it’s an American favorite, no other city will be consuming more […]

Gold Star Chili Donates $13,400 to Children’s Hospital

Gold Star Chili, a 90-unit, Cincinnati, Ohio–based restaurant chain, donated $13,400 to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s Cooperative Society. The Cooperative Society was the first of the hospital’s auxiliary volunteer groups and has served Cincinnati Children’s for 130 years. Since 1979, the Cooperative Society has given more than $3 million to various programs at the […]

Gold Star Chili Honored for Blood Drive Efforts

Gold Star Chili, a 90-unit, Cincinnati-based restaurant chain was recognized by America’s Blood Centers (ABC), the national professional association blood bank organizations, as Corporation of the Year for its ongoing community partnership with Hoxworth Blood Center and the University of Cincinnati. Gold Star was selected as Corporation of the Year from among hundreds of corporate […]

Gold Star Chili Petitions MLB to Reinstate Pete Rose

A Cincinnati native sees Pete Rose at an out-of-town event and says, “Hey Pete! Cincinnati! Skyline Chili!” Pete says, “No, Gold Star Chili.” Gold Star Chili appreciates Pete’s brand loyalty after all of these years and the role that he played in helping to build the Gold Star Chili brand as an advertising spokesman back […]

Gold Star Chili Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Thursday, February 26 is National Chili Day. It’s also Founders Days for Gold Star Chili, and the kickoff of the 90-unit restaurant chain’s 50th anniversary commemoration. To say thank you for 50 great years, all Gold Star Chili restaurants will offer Cincinnati-style chili lovers an exceptionally, great value: $3 3-Ways, all day long. Gold Star Chili was founded in 1965 […]

Gold Star Chili Brings Back Mac & Cheese to Celebrate 50th

Gold Star Chili is bringing back its most frequently requested, limited-time-only menu offerings as part of the company’s 50th anniversary commemoration. For its first promotion of the year, Gold Star Chili is reintroducing some hearty, Cincinnati-style comfort food, Chili Mac & Cheese, just in time for the cold winter months. “It was 2008 when we last offered Chili […]

Gold Star Chili Introduces GOrito Made with Fritos

Gold Star Chili, the flavor of Cincinnati, introduced a new menu item for Cincinnati chili lovers on the go: the munchable, crunchable GOrito. It’s a more portable way to enjoy Gold Star Chili. The GOrito is a 12-inch tortilla filled with Gold Star chili, mild shredded Cheddar cheese, chipotle ranch sauce, and, for crunch and […]

Gold Star Invites Guests to “Veg Out”

With the Lenten season upon us, Gold Star Chili, the Flavor of Cincinnati, wants to remind chili lovers that there are two ways to enjoy a Cincinnati-style 3-Way; the regular way (spaghetti topped with chili and shredded cheddar cheese) and the veggie way. Gold Star’s veggie chili variation of the famous Cincinnati-style 3-Way, plus a full line […]

Gold Star Chili Partners With Doritos for New Menu Item

Gold Star Chili is kicking off 2014 with a special promotion to introduce its newest menu offering, Gold Star Chili Doritos Nachos. The promotion is a partnership with Pepsi/Frito-Lays’ Doritos brand. If the new Nachos offering does well in its initial promotional period, January 13 through February 23, Gold Star plans to add it permanently […]

Gold Star Chili Features New Item for Oktoberfest

In a city that holds the largest Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich Germany, and where Cincinnati-style chili is the hometown dish, it’s only natural that Gold Star Chili, The Flavor of Cincinnati, introduces The Oktoberfest Cheese Coney.   The “Zinzinnati-style” Oktoberfest Cheese Coney swaps some of Gold Star’s traditional cheese coney ingredients for more seasonal, […]

Gold Star Chili Partners Up with Local Fire Department

In a new series of television commercials, Gold Star Chili, The Flavor of Cincinnati, enlisted the aid of neighborhood firefighters to introduce Cincinnati-style chili lovers to the chain’s hotter menu options: Firehouse cheese coneys and 3, 4, and 5-Ways.  In these 30-second TV spots, firefighters from Little Miami Fire & Rescue in Newtown, Ohio, give […]

Gold Star Veggie Chili Menu Fights Friday Fish Fry Fatigue

We’re just two weeks into the Lenten season and already, Friday Fish Fry Fatigue has set in. Luckily, Gold Star Chili has a variety of delicious vegetarian menu entrees, with a great $1 off discount offer to accompany them.  Every Friday, through the end of Lent, Gold Star Chili is offering $1 off its vegetarian […]

Gold Star Chili Works with Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation

Gold Star Chili, The Flavor of Cincinnati and Official Chili of the Cincinnati Bengals, announces a special promotion and partnership with the Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation to support children’s causes in the Greater Cincinnati area. From October 14 through November 25, proceeds from the purchase of Gold Star Chili Cincinnati-style 3, 4, and 5-ways […]

Gold Star Chili Launches New Catering Group

Gold Star Chili of Cincinnati announces the launch of a new catering division, offering three ways to add local flavor to any kind of event. “In the past, Gold Star Chili has offered catering services upon request,” says Charlie Howard, Gold Star Chili’s vice president of marketing and brand development. “This current initiative formalizes catering […]

Gold Star Refocuses Efforts On Veggie Chili for Lent

With the Lenten season upon us, Gold Star Chili, the Flavor of Cincinnati, wants to remind chili lovers that there are two ways to enjoy a Cincinnati-style 3-Way; the regular way (spaghetti topped with chili and shredded cheddar cheese) and the veggie way. Gold Star’s veggie chili variation of the famous Cincinnati-style 3-Way, plus a […]

Cookies & Cream Debuts at Gold Star Chili

Gold Star Chili, “The Flavor of Cincinnati,” has added  a new flavor, Cookies & Cream, to its line up of hand-blended milkshakes, made with real, premium ice cream. “Of the dozen or so special flavors and add-ins that we taste-tested with consumers, Cookies & Cream was the favorite by far,” says Charlie Howard, Gold Star […]

Things Heat Up at Gold Star Chili

  For a limited time only (through June 5, 2011) Gold Star Chili, “The Flavor of Cincinnati,” has added a hot and spicy new variation of the classic Cincinnati-style cheese coney to its menu: The Hot Mett Cheese Coney. The Hot Mett Cheese Coney features a hot mettwurst, Gold Star’s famous Cincinnati-style chili, “Firehouse” sriracha […]

Gold Star Chili Launches Manufacturing Division

Gold Star Chili has established a new division focusing on food manufacturing for private labels, co-pack, and institutional sales. Gold Star Chili Manufacturing Group has specific expertise from within its chili commissary to produce chili, soups, stews, and other food that requires kettle cooking. Gold Star Chili’s expertise in this field comes from producing more […]

At Gold Star, the Search for Cancer Cure Starts Now

Gold Star Chili, “The Flavor of Cincinnati,” announced a new community involvement initiative as a result of a partnership with the nonprofit The Cure Starts Now Foundation. The first of several fundraising initiatives is an in-store donation campaign that encourages Gold Star customers to “Drop A Dollar” in collection boxes located at the cash registers […]