Global restaurateur HMSHost and Shake Shack Inc. announced a new partnership to open the iconic burger restaurant in airports and on motorways across North America. The two companies recently signed a Development Agreement to include multiple location openings over the next several years, all of which will be operated by HMSHost. HMSHost has already opened its first Shake Shack at Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 3, and the location has been extremely well received by travelers, giving testament to the popularity of this unique brand.
“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Shake Shack to deliver such a well-loved, delicious offering to travelers,” says HMSHost president and CEO Steve Johnson. “This brand is an icon with fans across the globe, and now those fans will be able to enjoy these world class burgers when they’re on the move.”
Shake Shack is a critically acclaimed, modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its 100 percent all-natural Angus beef burgers and flat-top Vienna beef dogs (no added hormones and no antibiotics ever), 100 percent all-natural cage-free chicken (no antibiotics ever), spun-fresh frozen custard, crinkle cut fries, craft beer and wine (available at select locations) and more. Shake Shack’s fine dining heritage and commitment to premium ingredients, coupled with its fun and lively environment has earned the brand a cult-like following around the world.
Shake Shack will stay true to its famous menu with signature items including ShackBurger, Smokeshack, Chick’n Shack, and ‘Shroom Burger, classic crinkle-cut fries, beer, wine and frozen custard ice cream. In addition, Shake will feature its breakfast menu with signature breakfast sandwiches including Sausage, Egg N’ Cheese, Bacon, Egg N’ Cheese, and Egg N’ Cheese; all consisting of griddled-fresh, cage-free eggs, served with American cheese on a toasted potato bun. The breakfast sandwich is topped with all-natural Shack pork sausage and the bacon sandwich is topped with all-natural Applewood smoked bacon.
HMSHost is recognized by the industry as the top provider of travel dining with awards such as 2017 Best Overall Food & Beverage Operator (for the tenth consecutive year) and Food Operator with the Highest Regard for Customer Service (for the eighth year) by Airport Revenue News. USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards recognized HMSHost’s Dale Jr.’s Whisky River at Charlotte Douglas International Airport as Best Airport Bar and Best Airport Sitdown Dining.