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Smashburger Appoints Gregg Koffler As New Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales & Administration

Smashburger Appoints Gregg Koffler As New Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales & Administration

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order burgers, today announced that Gregg Koffler, who was previously overseeing franchise sales for Corner Bakery Cafe, has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales & Administration, effective immediately. Koffler will oversee […]

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Smashburger Co-Founder Tom Ryan Named Chief Brand Officer

Smashburger Co-Founder Tom Ryan Named Chief Brand Officer

Visionary Food and Flavor Icon Tapped to Guide Brand into Next Phase of Growth Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” concept, today announced that company co-Founder and food industry icon Tom Ryan will assume the role of Chief Brand Officer, spearheading brand evolution as the company expands its operations […]

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Live Basil Pizza Makes California Debut at New L.A. Live Location, January 21

New Fast Casual Pizza Concept Introduces Stone-Fired Pizzas, baked fresh in 150 seconds Live Basil Pizza, a new Authentic Neopolitan Fast Casual Pizza concept, makes its California debut by stepping foot into downtown Los Angeles when it opens its third restaurant location on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. The new spot […]

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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 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 Announces Canadian Expansion Plans With New Director of Franchise Sales

Smashburger, America’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant is ready to expand further into Canada with the help of its newest team member, Audra Wosik, Director of Franchise Sales in Canada. Smashburger entered the Canadian market for the first time last year with the opening of two new restaurants in Calgary. […]

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Smashburger Smashes into Austin with 1st Restaurant – Sizzling Up Austin’s Dining Scene

Austin can add a new “better burger” option to the city’s vast dining landscape. Smashburger, a Denver, CO-based fast-casual concept and the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant brings its fresh approach to burgers to Austin when it opens its first location on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9900 S. […]

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Smashburger Wraps up Record Year with 36% New Unit Growth, First International Restaurants in 2012

In the close of a successful year of growth, Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, is pleased to share a summary of its 2012 business results and accolades. The fast growing brand added a total of 58 new locations globally in 2012, comprised of 17 corporate locations and […]

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Smashburger Introduces New Restaurant Design

On the eve of celebrating the opening of it’s 200th restaurant, Smashburger unveils an a new restaurant design targeted at the next generation of burger enthusiasts. With interior details that convey a more modern and comfortable atmosphere, Smashburger continues demonstrate why it is the leader in the “better burger segment” […]

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Smashburger Opens First Saudi Arabia Restaurant

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger chain, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its first Saudi Arabia location. The new restaurant, located in the Capital City of Riyadh, is an international “flagship store” for the Smashburger brand. Estimated to be about 7,700 square feet, it is, by far, […]

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Smashburger Celebrates Orange County Openings With Hundreds Of Community Members

The secret is in the smash and local personalities from Mayor Pro Tem Rhonda Reardon to Real Housewife of Orange County Jeana Keough got a firsthand experience of what makes Smashburger (http://www.smashburger.com)® the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant. Recently named by Forbes Magazineas “America’s Most Promising Company,” Smashburger is […]

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