SMASHBURGER PARTNERS WITH HARVEST HOUSE TO HELP THOSE IN NEED

Smashburger will donate $1 from each Spicy Baja Burger sold April 17 through 23

FORT WORTH, Texas (04/13/2010)— Fast-casual “better burger” restaurant Smashburger lovers throughout the Burleson area can give back to the community by purchasing a Spicy Baja Smashburger Saturday, April 17 through Friday, April 23, 2010 at Smashburger, 1505 Wilshire Blvd. One dollar from each Spicy Baja Smashburger sold will be donated to Harvest House, which provides clothes and food to Burleson area residents.

The Spicy Baja Smashburger features pepper jack cheese, guacamole, lettuce, tomato, onion, chipotle mayo and fresh jalepeños on a chipotle bun.

Named for the cooking method used to create the perfect burger, Smashburgers are a one-third or half-pound ball of beef smashed on a flat grill to sear in the juicy flavor. To further the “better burger” experience, Smashburgers are served on a toasted artisan bun and topped with a selection of real cheeses, the freshest produce and top-quality condiments.

Smashburger is known for its savory burgers, but the restaurant also serves up delicious Smashchicken sandwiches, Smashdogs and Smashsalads, with sides like veggie frites and rosemary and garlic–seasoned Smashfries. Burger lovers can pair their meals with beer, wine, Häagen-Dazs shakes and root-beer floats.

“Smashburger works hard to become involved in local communities,” says Smashburger Founder Tom Ryan. “We are proud to give to a charity like Harvest House that provides food and clothing to those most in need, and fully support their mission .”

“The local Burleson community is very tight knit. much like a big family,” says Chris Fleming, partner of Cow Town Sizzle. “We are excited about joining with the community and giving to a charity close to the hearts of Burleson residents.”

About Smashburger
Denver-based Smashburger is a fast-casual restaurant designed to be every city’s favorite burger place. Developed and owned by private equity and concept-development firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), Smashburger develops both corporate and joint-venture partner stores. The company has sold franchise agreements that will total more than 275 locations over the next five years. The corporate, joint venture and franchise development deals are part of Smashburger’s plan to open 500-plus restaurants across the country, 100 to 125 stores will open nationwide by the end of 2010. Smashburger was named a 2009 Hot Concepts! award winner by Nation’s Restaurant News. To learn more, visit www.smashburger.com.

About Consumer Capital Partners
Denver-based Consumer Capital Partners (CCP) is an innovative private investment and concept development firm focused on multi-unit retail businesses, primarily in the restaurant, liquor, food, and leisure industries. CCP has deep experience in the fields of private equity, brand, concept and product development, and strategic consulting. To learn more about CCP, please visit www.consumercp.com.

About Harvest House
Established in 1984, BMAA Harvest House began as the brain child of a group of people from different churches and different walks of live who had one thing in common: They wanted to combine their efforts to operate a benevolence ministry in Burleson, Texas. Harvest House is operated largely by volunteers from many different faiths, working together. As they rub shoulders, they experience the joy of helping those in need, and develop a unity that leads them to respect the faith of others. Over the years the BMAA Harvest House has evolved from an organization supported by only members of the BMAA to one supported by an entire community. Over 20 churches, along with individual donations, now help support Harvest House assist those in need in our community.

Contact Information
Christi Christopher
Strauss Marketing – Bailey Pete Public Relations for Smashburger
214.953.9387
Christi@straussmarketing-bppr.com