awards

featured awards

2014

#6 “America‚Äôs Most Promising Company”

Forbes Magazine

2014

#1 on “Top 100 Movers & Shakers” LIST

Fast Casual

2012

Best Franchise Deals

QSR Magazine

2011

Hot Retailer Award

International Council of Shopping Centers

Best of Boulder

Best Burger

2014

Inc. 500|5000

featured on “America’s Fastest Growing Companies”

2014

Franchise Times

#2 smartest-growing brand ON “2014 Fast & Serious” LIST

2014

Forbes Magazine

#6 “America’s most promising company”

2014

Certified Angus Beef®

Restaurant chain marketer of the year

2014

Inc. 500|5000

ranked #2220

2014

Addison, TX

favorite burger joint

2013

best of woodbury

Best Burger

2013

fast casual

small brand of the year

2013

fast casual

top 100 “Movers & shakers” & 50 “brands of the year”

2013

Mid Rivers News Magazine

Best Burger

2012

Entrepreneur Magazine

Ranked #265 on franchise 500

2012

ranch and coast magazine

Best Burger

2012

Tulsa people

A-list of restaurants

2012

gourmet magazine

Tom Ryan ranked top 25 American food entrepreneur

2012

Colorado daily

Best Hamburger

2012

fast casual

#1 on the top 100 “movers and shakers”

2012

Brooklyn

Best Burger

2012

Gourmet Magazine

World’s Best Burger

2012

QSR Magazine

Best Franchise Deals

2012

Fast Casual

Dave Prokupek #1 on people on the top 100 “movers and shakers”

2012

Inc. 500|5000

#9 on “Top 100 job creators”

2012

Minneapolis

Metromix battle of the burger

2011

International Council of Shopping Centers

Hot Retailer Award

2011

Technomic Forecast

#217 the top 500 leading us chain restaurants

2011

New Times Best of Phoenix Reader’s Choice

Best Burger

2011

Colorado Biz Magazine

Colorado’s most competitive business award

2011

Inc. 500|5000

Ranked #99

2011

Reporter-herald Reader’s Choice

Best Burger

2011

Best of Essex Reader’s choice Awards

Best Burger

2011

St. Louis Today

Best Burger

2011

Arizona Foothills Magazine

Best Burger

2011

Forbes Magazine

Most Promising Company

2011

West Suburban Living Magazine

Best of the west

2011

Las Vegas Weekly

Best Burger

2011

Middle Town Journal

A-Rating

2011

Woodbury Magazine

Best of Woodbury

2011

The Folsom Insider

Best of Folsom

2014

Franchise Times

Top 200 Franchise Systems

2011

Sun Publications

1st place winner burger wars

2010

Urbanspoon

Kalamazoo’s Best

2010

San Diego Urban-Tribune

San Diego’s Best

2010

Essex Magazine

Best of Essex

2010

Restaurant News

Hot Concepts

2009

City Pages: Minneapolis News

Sizzlin’ St. Paul

2009

ABC Channel 7 Denver

#1 on A-List

2009

Westword Best of Denver

Best Strip Mall Burger

2008

5280 Magazine

Denver’s Best Restaurants

2008