2004 – The beginning
Fritz’s was dreamed up over a few beers between Bryan Stenning, a radio marketing executive and Todd Heller one of New Zealand’s best butchers. The idea was conceived and in late 2004 Fritz’s did their first ever event. The product was a hit!
2009 – Franchising
After proof of concept was achieved it was time to spread the wieners far and wide. Our first franchisee started in Auckland in late 2009.
2014 – Crossing the ditch
In 2014 we were invited to arguably one of Australia’s most prestigious motor racing events the Bathurst 1000. Sourcing a local producer of our awarding winning sausages and establishing the brand in Australia.
2018 – Franchisees all around the country
With new franchisees in Hamilton and Queenstown you can now find us the length of the country popping up at your favourite events.
2019 – Restaurant opening
New restaurant opening in the new River Side market in the Christchurch CBD.
2020- Kombi Van launched in Dundein
Today you can find Fritz at the largest events in New Zealand as well weekly markets and private functions.
We are also open in fixed locations in Northland, Wellington and Christchurch.