Fun Facts

Pay attention. This stuff might help you win a trivia contest someday.

Fun Fact 1: Action!  

Fun Fact 1: Action!

White Castle has made it to the big screen four times including AMREEKA, Saturday Night Fever, White Palace and Harold & Kumar.


Fun Fact 2: Mic Check  

Fun Fact 2: Mic Check

In 1986 The Smithereens wrote an ode to late night Cravings. The White Castle Blues. The song became so synonymous with Slider love that the writers later went on to join the White Castle Hall of Fame.


Fun Fact 3: Chow Down  

Fun Fact 3: Chow Down

Rosie O’Donnell and George Clooney once competed during National Hamburger Month to see who could eat one White Castle Slider the fastest on her show.


Fun Fact 4: Over 1 Billion Sliders Sold.  

Fun Fact 4: Over 1 Billion Sliders Sold.

White Castle was the first hamburger chain to sell a million hamburgers and the first to sell a billion hamburgers.


Fun Fact 5: Ice, Ice Craver.  

Fun Fact 5: Ice, Ice Craver.

In 1987 White Castle began selling their frozen Sliders in grocery stores around the country making it easier for you to Crave anytime and anywhere.


Fun Fact 6: The Original  

Fun Fact 6: The Original

White Castle, the first hamburger fast food chain, opened in March 1921, in Wichita, Kansas, with the help of a $700 loan.


Fun Fact 7: Lucky Number 5  

Fun Fact 7: Lucky Number 5

In 1951, White Castle patented their signature 5-holed frozen meat patty and revolutionized the fast food hamburger industry.


Fun Fact 8: International Cravings  

Fun Fact 8: International Cravings

White Castle is an American Icon, but franchises have been sold all over the world including Japan, Malaysia, and Mexico.


Fun Fact 9: A Nickel for Your Cravings.  

Fun Fact 9: A Nickel for Your Cravings.

The Original Slider originally only cost 5 cents!


Fun Fact 10: No Slider. No Cry.  

Fun Fact 10: No Slider. No Cry.

Due to Depression-era meat rationings, White Castle’s Menu once featured bean soup, cheese sandwiches, and egg sandwiches.


Fun Fact 11: Craver Catchphrase.  

Fun Fact 11: Craver Catchphrase.

White Castle’s oldest campaign theme is also it’s longest running! “Buy ’em by the sack” ran from 1925 to 1987.


Fun Fact 12: White Castle Legends  

Fun Fact 12: White Castle Legends

In 2000, a few lucky Cravers made White Castle history and became the very first class inducted into the Cravers Hall of Fame.



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