Dodge Finds Its New Chief Donut Maker

April 26th, 2022 Chris Phillip
Dodge Finds Its New Chief Donut Maker
Can you imagine a job that had more than 173,500 applications?

It seems a whole lot of people wanted to show up to work for what Dodge described as the greatest automotive job in the world.

After narrowing down all those Mopar-crazy job applicants to 10 semi-finalists, Dodge congratulated Preston Patterson of North Carolina as its chief donut maker.

In addition to a spicy salary, Preston will get to be a brand ambassador for the Dodge brand and tool around in a Hellcat for the next year.

If you thought we talking donuts as in the sugar coated calorie-packed breakfast goodie, well we weren't.

The competition began with applications in January, then short video submissions due by the end of February. The videos informed the brand’s selection of the top 10 finalists in March. From there the finalists were flown out to Radford Racing School for a series of challenges and eliminations that became the basis for the web series now airing on (Source: