Smashburger Announces New National Partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free

Fast Casual Burger Restaurant now offers gluten-free bun option nationwide

DENVER–()–Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced its new partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free, rolling out a gluten-free bun offering at all U.S. Smashburger locations. Smashburger will now be one of Udi’s top       Foodservice accounts, including other top retail clients such as Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Target.

“Smashburger and Udi’s share a passion for providing guests with great-tasting, high-quality food, so the partnership was a natural fit for us. We are excited for the opportunity to offer our guests a premium gluten-free bun option in all of our restaurants across the country,” commented Rick Schaden, Principal Shareholder of Smashburger. “We have a continued commitment to serving food that our guests can feel good  about, comprised of quality ingredients for a better dining experience. Having lived in Boulder for many years, I am proud to announce this new       partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free, a division of Boulder Brands, Inc.” (more…)

Smashburger Debuts Viral Social Media Campaign #SmashRoadTrip

Company travels to 20 cities, 5,000 miles this summer to create regional burger frenzy

DENVER–()–Smashburger, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order burgers, today announced it is kicking off summer with a special social media campaign geared towards creating awareness for its regional burger recipes. At the end of Phase I of the #SmashRoadTrip, Smashburger will have toured markets such as Tulsa, Nashville, Alabama, Miami, Jacksonville, Atlanta, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington D.C., New Jersey, Boston, New York & Brooklyn. In each market during the road trip, Smashburger is giving away Free Burgers for a Year to one lucky participant who posts their favorite Smashburger photo to the company’s Instagram account@Smashburger and uses the hashtag #SmashRoadTrip. Participants will have up to four days after entrance into the city to partake in the contest.




Better Burger Restaurant Offers Exclusive Burger & Craft Beer Pairing Tips for Burger Lovers


Denver, CO – May 27, 2014Smashburger, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order burgers, is sharing its exclusive pairing secrets for burger and beer lovers across the nation in celebration of National Burger Day tomorrow, Wednesday, May 28. Smashburger Founder and Chief Concept Officer, Tom Ryan, recently teamed up with Chris Spradley, MasterChef finalist, Craft Beer Consultant and Host of the new food and travel reality show, ‘Destination Beer,’ to create exclusive pairing tips that honor the almighty burger.


Smashburger Appoints Chief Development Officer, Further Expands Franchise Pipeline


-          Company appoints David Biederman as Chief Development Officer

-          Better burger concept continues growth path, bringing franchise pipeline to 461 restaurants

Denver, CO May  20, 2014Smashburger, 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.