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Inside Danny Meyer's New Union Square Cafe

Inside Danny Meyer’s New Union Square Cafe

Union Square Cafe is the restaurant that led Danny Meyer to open a slew of hits including Gramercy Tavern, 11 Madison Park and Shake Shack. Meyer opened Union Square Cafe in 1985 and the restaurant thrived until a major rent increase forced him to relocate. Bloomberg Pursuits restaurant editor Kate […]

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Shake Shack Founder Discusses Resurgence in the Restaurant Industry

Shake Shack Founder Discusses Resurgence in the Restaurant Industry

Danny Meyer, Shake Shack founder and Union Square Hospitality Group CEO, discusses the resurgence in the restaurant industry, no tipping policy and outlook of his company.

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Tender Greens Welcomes Craig Meunier as Vice President Operations

Tender Greens Welcomes Craig Meunier as Vice President Operations

Tender Greens, the farm-to-fork fine-casual restaurant concept with 22 locations across California, has named Craig Meunier to the position of Vice President of Operations. In this new position, Craig will oversee all current Tender Greens operations and support the strategic growth of the brand in California and beyond. Craig brings […]

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Tender Greens Welcomes Brian Berkhausen as Vice President of Real Estate and Development

Tender Greens Welcomes Brian Berkhausen as Vice President of Real Estate and Development

Tender Greens, the farm-to-fork fine-casual restaurant concept with 22 locations across California, has named Brian Berkhausen, formerly Director of Global Store Development at Starbucks, to the position of Vice President of Real Estate and Development. In his newly created position, Brian is responsible for the growth and development of new […]

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Why Shake Shack's CEO still eats Chipotle burritos

Why Shake Shack’s CEO still eats Chipotle burritos

Shake Shack’s CEO, Randy Garutti, tells CNNMoney’s Cristina Alesci why Chipotle’s troubles are a great reminder about food safety, and why millennials are willing to pay more for quality.

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Danny Meyer To Banish Tipping And Raise Prices At His N.Y. Restaurants

Danny Meyer To Banish Tipping And Raise Prices At His N.Y. Restaurants

In mid-November, diners at the New York restaurants Gramercy Tavern and The Modern may notice something new on their menus: higher prices, across the board. Why? Because the man in charge of those and 11 other celebrated eateries is doing away with tipping. Danny Meyer, the CEO of Union Square […]

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Danny Meyer Reveals His Restaurant Empire's Secret Sauce

Danny Meyer Reveals His Restaurant Empire’s Secret Sauce

“Just start constantly pushing the salt shaker to the center of the table.” That’s Danny Meyer, Shake Shacker, fine-dining mogul, entrepreneur, and best-selling author, discussing how attention to little details helped elevate his Union Square Cafe to the top of New York City’s cutthroat restaurant industry. It’s just one of […]

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Tender Greens Receives Strategic Investment to Enable Growth from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) and Alliance Consumer Growth (ACG)

Tender Greens Receives Strategic Investment to Enable Growth from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) and Alliance Consumer Growth (ACG)

Tender Greens, the farm-to-fork fine-casual restaurant concept with 22 locations across California, today announced a significant minority investment led by Alliance Consumer Growth (ACG), a leading consumer-focused growth equity firm, along with Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), the award-winning company behind some of New York City’s most beloved […]

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How Shake Shack Leads the Better Burger Revolution

How Shake Shack Leads the Better Burger Revolution

“I bet no CEO of a company has said this to his team,” Shake Shack leader Randy Garutti tells a roomful of employees. “I want to challenge you to put us out of business.” It’s less than 30 minutes before the 11 a.m. grand opening of what will be the […]

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Shake Shack to Open First Location in Los Angeles in 2016

California Dreamin’ … Shake Shack to Open First Location in Los Angeles in 2016

Beloved Burger Stand and Community Gathering Place Rolls Onto Santa Monica Boulevard The City of Angels’ first-ever Shake Shack is slated to arrive in 2016. The highly anticipated Los Angeles Shack will land in the heart of West Hollywood at the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and West Knoll Drive, one […]

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Shake Shack: 2014's Hottest Restaurant IPO?

Shake Shack: 2014’s Hottest Restaurant IPO?

by Aaron D. Allen, Aaron Allen & Associates Shake Shack is more than America’s latest gourmet burger sweetheart. It could be the hottest restaurant IPO of 2014. After all, nobody wants to miss out on the next Chipotle. The Denver-based burrito dynamo started out at $42 per share in 2006 […]

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How to close a restaurant

Each year, hundreds of city restaurants close forever, victims of high rents, economic cycles and fickle diners. So it should not have come as a surprise when restaurateur Danny Meyer announced in late September that he was pulling the plug on three-star Indian eatery Tabla, primarily because its exotic cuisine […]

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