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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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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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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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How Shake Shack Won Over Millennials

How Shake Shack Won Over Millennials

Its milkshakes bring Gen Y to the yard. Shake Shack might have received a lukewarm, neutral rating in the wake of its January IPO, but according to a new Goldman Sachs report, the burger chain has managed to amass a dedicated army of millennial fans. And a big reason for […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/11/15

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/11/15

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Rock Island, IL-based THE HUNGRY HOBO (founded 1973) has increased by 1 unit, from 12 to 13 (8% growth).  This is a quick […]

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Shake Shack Inc. Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Shake Shack Inc. Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Shake Shack Inc. (“Shake Shack” or the “Company”) today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The registration statement filed today represents Shake Shack’s initial public filing […]

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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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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 07/22/14

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Las Vegas, NV-based FELLINI’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% company growth), with the addition of a […]

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Supersizing Gourmet Burger Chains

They will gladly pay you, sometimes with some equity, for expansion capital to make even more hamburgers today. As Americans go gonzo for the gourmet burger, small upscale chains are beefing up production thanks to private equity and lenders. Increasingly, it seems the lunchtime dining crowd wants an actual hamburger, […]

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