MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –  It’s National Hot Dog Month and the official day to celebrate the summer classic is on Thursday.

But WCCO is celebrating a little early.

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So, who better to join us that Rob Dubnecay from Chris & Rob’s Chicago’s Taste Authority restaurants!

Chris & Rob’s is the largest beef hot dog buyer in Minnesota, selling 4,000 Chicago Dogs every month.

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On Tuesday, Chris & Robs will be celebrating with the 6th annual “Weiner Take All” Chicago dog eating contest, pitting the fire departments against the police departments. Minneapolis, St. Paul and Anoka County are facing off.

Also, in honor of the competition, customers can purchase one Chicago style hot dog for only $0.05 with a purchase of a large fries or tater tots and a fountain drink

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To find the nearest Chris & Rob’s Chicago Taste Authority, visit the hot dog vender online.