Learn From These Influential Oklahomans
Jim EconomouThe Coney Island Story
In 1926, the Economou family introduced Tulsa to what became a local tradition: Coney Island hot weiners.
Maxine KelamisSavoy Restaurant
Maxine Kelamis and her son, Bill, tell a story of immigration, food, and the American dream.
Mike SamaraCelebrity Club Fine Dining
Known as the friendly owner of Celebrity Club, he also helped bring liquor-by-the-drink to Oklahoma.
Stan ClarkEskimo Joe’s Owner
Stan took Eskimo Joe's from a small college town bar to a national brand known worldwide for its quirky logo and cheese fries.
William S. AthertonBusinessman, Pizza Hut
Bill applied the work ethic and values he learned from his family to build a lasting, meaningful business legacy.
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