Smashburger

Smashburger announced that, in celebration of National Burger Day on May 28, it will give away a free Classic Smash nationwide to anyone with the last name “Burger,” or variations thereof.

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Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better-burger restaurant concept, is pleased to announce the addition of three new franchise partnerships for airport locations in Dallas, Texas; Philadelphia; and San Jose, Costa Rica, accelerating the company’s growth in nontraditional locations.

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QSR International, the master franchisee of Smashburger fast-casual branded restaurants in Central America and the Caribbean, has entered into a development agreement with Inversiones Platinum Brands S.A. to develop five Smashburger restaurants in the Central American country of Panama.

QSR International, a 141-unit multibrand master franchise quick-service restaurant developer conducting business in 15 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, recently celebrated the opening of its 100th Quiznos restaurant in the new Paseo San Francisco...

For the third consecutive year, The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) recognizes four outstanding foodservice chain operators through the COEX Innovation Awards.

The winners will receive their awards during IFMA’s Chain Operators EXchange (COEX), March 3...

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, shares 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 41 new locations opened by its franchise partners,...

Whether they’re attending trade shows or paying visits to existing franchisees, quick-service operators still rely on boots-on-the-ground approaches to recruiting new franchisees. But with the economy still struggling to take off, some brand executives say a little creativity is also...

On the eve of celebrating the opening of its 200th restaurant, Smashburger unveils 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 to demonstrate why...

January 2013

Aside from all being west of the Mississippi River, Denver; Waco, Texas; and Yuma, Arizona, have seemingly little in common. One is a thriving cosmopolitan metro nestled on the rim of the Rocky Mountains; one sits in the shadow of much larger and more heralded Lone Star markets; and the other...

Smashburger announces it has ranked 9th on the inaugural ranking of Inc.’s Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the Inc. Hire Power Awards celebrate private companies on...

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant, celebrated the grand opening of its first Latin American restaurant location in Costa Rica on Saturday, December 1. This restaurant, located at Centro Comercial Lincoln Plaza, Moravia, San Jose, is the first of 18 franchise locations...

November 2012

Wine connoisseurs for years looked down their noses at beer, considering the latter, better-selling beverage as a drink of the “common man.”

That view is slowly evolving, however, as an increasing number of Americans become fans of the many craft beers being brewed all across...

Smashburger, the expanding better-burger restaurant, announced it is ranked No. 405 on the 31st annual Inc. 500, thanks to its three-year sales growth of 928 percent.

The Inc. 500 is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list...

Smashburger, the nation’s fastest-growing better-burger restaurant, operating 10 stores throughout northern New Jersey under Mascott Corporation, announced that in addition to free Smashburgers for life to U.S. women’s swimmer and multi-world record holder, Rebecca Soni, the company...

Smashburger, the expanding better-burger restaurant, announced it has added franchise executive Brett Willis to its growing team as senior vice president of franchise sales.

In his new role, Willis will spearhead franchise recruitment initiatives for the company, with a particular focus...

Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing better burger restaurant, operating ten stores throughout northern New Jersey, is lending its hometown support to Garden State athletes competing in London by offering free Smashburgers for life if they “smash” a world record this...

Smashburger, the expanding better burger restaurant, on June 27 celebrated its fifth anniversary since first introducing its smashed fresh, served delicious burgers to consumers in the United States.

Following the grand opening of its first restaurant location in Denver in 2007, the...

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes this summer’s crop of seasonal limited-time offers from quick-serve and fast-casual chains. From retro ice cream flavors to salad-sandwich combinations, brands are looking to attract customers with innovation this summer while hearkening back...

After an extensive bid competition, AERIS, the administrator of the Juan Santamaría International Airport in San Jose Costa Rica, officially announced that food and beverage services at the San Jose Airport, were awarded to Quiznos Sub S.A., a QSR International franchisee and affiliate.

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