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Scott Slater

Founder, Slater’s 50/50 restaurant in Anaheim Hills

40 Under 40, continued ...Published: May 01, 2011


The bacon craze may have just taken off, but for entrepreneur Scott Slater, it’s old news. His restaurant Slater’s 50/50 pioneered a bacon menu that includes a federally trademarked burger with 50 percent ground bacon, bacon mac ’n’ cheese, bacon-wrapped wings, baconnaisse sauce, bacon salt and bacon brownies. This led to a recent spot on Travel Channel’s “Bacon Paradise” show.
“To the best of my knowledge, we are the only gourmet burger concept that is centered around community and locals,” says Slater, who previously owned a hot dog cart business that flourished in front of 36 Home Depot stores nationwide, including four in Orange County. “Most other of these gourmet burger spots are popping up in urban business centers and tourist locations. We are in the heart of suburbia and ... are extremely active with local schools, churches and youth sports.”

OC METRO'S 2011 40 UNDER 40
Natashia Tomek  |  Mike Sheets and Avi Pai  |  Doug Francis
Genoveva Meza Talbott  |  Matt Prince  |  Ash Kumra  |  Mike Levin
Nicole Suydam  |  Tony DiCostanzo  |  John Yarrington
Berenika Schmitz  |  Naushad Huda  |  Jasun Weiner  |  Matt Brown
Matthew K. Stewart  |  Caterina Hall  |  Annie Le  |  Theo Rokos
Theresa Watts  |  Alejandro Angulo  |  Joshua Colover
Carolyn Morgan  |  Steve Ribultan  |  Morgan McKean
Laurie Rowen and Erin Giglia  |  Michael Wulf  |  Ali Sabet
Janice Voshall  |  Tirzah Lowe  |  Lindsay Pavlik Lawrence
Scott Slater  |  Luca Cesarini  |  Kristen Cuffee-Brown  |  Mike Smith
Jonathan Rettinger  |  Robyn Annan Webb  |  Garrett Calacci
Molly Jo Rosen  |  Bryan Starr  |  Inga Sanders

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