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Janitor’s claim to creating Flamin’ Hot Cheetos is ‘urban legend’: Frito-Lay – Fox Business

A former Frito-Lay plant janitor who long took credit for inventing Flamin’ Hot Cheetos has been peddling an “urban legend,” an explosive report said Sunday.

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Cheetos sometimes prosper.
A former Frito-Lay plant janitor who long took credit for inventing Flamin’ Hot Cheetos has been peddling an “urban legend,” an explosive report said Sunday.
Richard Montañez has repeatedly claimed that he pitched the idea of the chili-covered Cheeto to an executive while working as a custodian at Frito-Lay’s plant in Rancho Cucamonga, California, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The story garnered him lucrative speaking engagements, a forthcoming biopic directed by Eva…

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