Proud of East Texas: The Stand

By Joan Hallmark

Stephan Du Toit was only ten when he immigrated to the U.S. From South Africa in 1995. The son of dairy farmers, he developed a strong work ethic early on and held a variety of jobs before opening "The Stand" in Gresham.

At the Stand, Du Toit has taken a simple menu and made it great. His simple hot dogs aren't so simple with their wide choice of meats and variety of toppings. The menu features a popular mac and cheese hot dog, Stanley sauce hotdog, and Frito pie hotdog, to , name a few.  Or you can build your own masterpiece.

"The Stand: is located at 16700 FM 2493 Gresham.  They also cater.

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