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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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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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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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