Beloved Family Member, Mentor Passes Away

Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili | Hot Dog Chili and Chili Soup

Please join us today as we mourn Angie’s great aunt Leoma Loucilla Green Hamrick, who was helpful and insightful as Angie and Dee opened The Custard Stand in the ’90s and when they took Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili to the market. Aunt Loucille passed away Feb. 28. Her service is today (March 5) at […]

Post-SHARK TANK: Wow, what a week so far!

The Cowger Family during SHARK TANK Watch Party on Feb. 21

While the Sharks didn’t bite Feb. 21, SHARK TANK‘s impact on Custard Stand Food Products and the outpouring of support have been astounding. More than 200 people watched the episode with us at The Custard Stand-Webster Springs. Hundreds of you – possibly thousands – have called, texted, emailed, and posted on social media to show […]

Online Orders, Flat Rate Delivery Now Available In U.S.

Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili online store

Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili fans across the United States, it’s the news you’ve been waiting for! Starting today, you can order America’s Tastiest chili online for a flat rate delivery fee whether you live in Maine or Mississippi. “Customers from all over the country have been asking for faster and budget friendly options when […]

Stores In NY, Ohio, Pennsylvania Add Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili

Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili tubs in store

Chili fans in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania, you’ve got more places to buy Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili, thanks to retailers who came on board after the recent Sherwood Foods Power Buy event. “We appreciate that more stores are wanting to offer Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili for their customers,” said co-owner Angie Cowger. […]

Gazette-Mail Article, USA Today Feature Our Regional Growth

Charleston Gazette-Mail website photo

The Charleston Gazette-Mail, West Virginia’s largest newspaper, featured co-owners Dee and Angie Cowger in a story Aug. 19 about Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili’s expansion into new markets and gave a taste of its history. Here are a few excerpts from Marcus Constantio’s article for the Gazette-Mail: “We started out on the top of our […]

We Made WVU Presidents’s Top 10 of 2014!

Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili | Hot Dog Chili and Chili Soup

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee welcomes 2015 with his Top 10 Gems of 2014. The charming, bow-tied Gee’s enthusiasm for the school, the state and selfies can’t be denied. His stop at The Custard Stand in Flatwoods made the list. Woohooo! Gee visited during his 55 county tour last summer of our great state. Read […]

Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili, The Custard Stand Restaurants In Hall Of Fame

The good news keeps rollin’ in! The State Journal featured Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili and The Custard Stand restaurants in 2014’s 55 Good Things About West Virginia.  We’ve also earned the honor of being in the 55 Good Things Hall of Fame. Here’s an excerpt from the story by Ann Ali: We love that The Custard […]

Daughters Give Dad A Taste Of Home For Father’s Day!

Finding the perfect Father’s Day gift can be a challenge sometimes. The truth is picking the perfect gift really just requires listening… and remembering. Lydia Criss Mays knew her dad, George Criss, would love to have Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili for Father’s Day. George moved from Webster County in 1970 but a stop at […]

UPDATE: Huffington Post Story Hits AOL Homepage

In an update to our last post… The Huffington Post story on Marlo Thomas’ What’s Next column about The Custard Stand’s history has hit the homepage of! has a news feed from The Huffington Post, and one of the stories picked up this evening (October 23, 2013) was the story of Angie and […]

Custard Stand Story Shared on Popular News Website Huffington Post

Custard Stand Food Products owner Angie Cowger and Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili were featured Thursday, Oct. 23, on’s What’s Next site on Huffington Post. “Our phones have been ringing and buzzing non-stop with congratulations and kudos from family and friends,” says Cowger. “We’re so grateful for the opportunity to share the story behind […]