The Frisch’s Big Boy chain started as Frisch’s Café in Cincinnati in 1905.

Many of America's bustling cities owe their origins, their growth, and, perhaps most importantly, their entrepreneurial spirit to the rivers, lakes, and canals that forged paths across the countryside.

Rafts, barges, and boats navigating the Ohio River and its tributaries permitted early entrepreneurs access to new markets and a means of distribution significantly more efficient than those available by land.

Many of the earliest Jewish entrepreneurs were skilled individuals, supporting themselves and their families with the tools of their trade.