Mike Ditka launches Ditka Sausages with Vienna Beef

  • Mike Ditka has partnered with Viena Beef to launch Ditka Sausages.
Mike Ditka has partnered with Viena Beef to launch Ditka Sausages.
August 06, 2013|By Lisa Arnett, @redeyeeatdrink

Mike Ditka is getting into the sausage game. The former Chicago Bears coach and restaurateur has partnered with Vienna Beef to launch Ditka Sausages.

The varieties of 1/3-pound sausages include Ditka Hot Beef Polish Sausage (hickory-smooked beef sausage with cayenne pepper and other seasonings) as well as a chicken sausage made with sun-dried tomatoes, basil, garlic and mozzarella.

Starting Aug. 9, the sausages will be served at a number of local restaurants--including Mike Ditka's, Gold Coast Dogs and America's Dogs--and sports venues such as Soldier Field. They will also be sold in retail stores ($4.99-$5.99) such as Jewel-Osco and Mariano's in the Chicago area.

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