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Smashburger Appoints Chief Development Officer, Further Expands Franchise Pipeline

Smashburger, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order burgers, today announced it has promoted David Biederman to the position of Chief Development Officer, where he will oversee Information Technology, Purchasing, and Real Estate, in addition to his previous responsibilities leading Construction and Development. “Dave has […]

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Smashburger Celebrates the Grand Opening of Its First Manhattan Restaurant

Smashburger, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order burgers, announced today that it will open its first Manhattan restaurant tomorrow, Thursday, April 10, and begin serving guests at 10:00 AM. The new restaurant is conveniently located in Midtown next to the Empire State Building at […]

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Smashburger Brings Back Salted Caramel Shake Nationwide

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant, announced today that it is bringing back the popular sweet and salty holiday treat – the Salted Caramel shake – now available in all restaurants nationwide for the Holiday season. This hand-spun Häagen-Dazs shake combines premium Häagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream with Salted Caramel […]

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Smashburger Expands Presence in Five Markets

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced it has added four new partners to its growing family of better burger franchisees. The commitment for 54 new restaurants brings Smashburger’s total active franchise pipeline to approximately 400 units set to open over the next several years. As a […]

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Smashburger Appoints Scott Crane as New Chief Executive Officer

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced that Scott Crane, who as President has led company operations for the past six years, has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer. This news comes upon the departure of former CEO David Prokupek. Throughout Scott Crane’s extensive […]

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Smashburger Recognizes Brand Leaders at 4th Annual Conference

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, has announced the recipients of its most prestigious annual awards, including Franchisee of The Year, which were presented to seven deserving franchise groups and corporate leaders at the company’s 2013 Conference held in Laguna Beach, CA from September 18-20. “We have great […]

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Smashburger to Deliver Second Tucson Restaurant

Smashburger, America’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, is set to open its newest Tucson location on Wednesday, September 4 at 3837 East Broadway Boulevard in the San Clemente Shopping Center. Smashburger brings its delicious burgers that are smashed fresh, served delicious, along with its tempting sides and regional menu items […]

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Smashburger Ranks on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for Third Consecutive Year

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger concept, today announced it has posted three year sales growth of 254% on the 32nd annual Inc. 500|5000 list. Smashburger ranked number 1,562, marking its third consecutive year on the list. The Inc. 500|5000 is an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies […]

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Smashburger Continues Growth in Key U.S. Markets with New Franchise Commitments and Acquisition of New Jersey Franchise Territory

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced it has added five new franchise partners to its growing family of better burger franchisees, totaling a combined commitment for 19 new franchise units across the United States. These most recent franchise agreements bring Smashburger’s total active franchise pipeline to […]

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Smashburger Pulls Back Curtain on Secret Menu with Addition of Peanut Butter & Jelly Shake

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today unveiled its newest Häagen-Dazs shake, the Peanut Butter & Jelly, plucked directly from its secret menu of items created by guests themselves. This hand-spun shake combines premium Häagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream blended with strawberry syrup and crushed Nutter Butter Cookies to […]

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Smashburger Closes on $35 Million Funding Round with Golub Capital

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced that it has closed on a $35 million round of financing with Golub Capital. The company intends to use the line of credit to finance its ongoing growth plans, which include anticipated 30% new unit growth for 2013. Smashburger expects […]

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Smashburger Puts the Spotlight on its Signature Smashing Technique in First Television Campaign

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today unveiled its first television advertising campaign in collaboration with Denver-based Definite Productions, marking the production company’s first spot for a national restaurant brand. While the nearly six year old Smashburger has always taken a bold approach to marketing, launching the new […]

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Smashburger Expands Central America Presence to Panama

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, and QSR International LDC, a leading multi-brand quick service restaurant developer, today announced a new partnership agreement with Diqueos Tagaropulos and his company, Inversiones Platinum Brands S.A., to build five new Smashburger restaurants in the Republic of Panama over the next six […]

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Smashburger Ramps Up Non-Traditional Restaurant Growth

Better Burger Brand Eyes Opportunity for Further Expansion Across New Channels Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, is pleased to announce the addition of three new franchise partnerships for airport locations in Dallas, TX, Philadelphia, PA and San Jose, Costa Rica, accelerating the company’s growth in non-traditional locations. […]

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