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Smashburger San Diego Surprises and Delights During September

September 5th, 2012: RestaurantNews.com

Smashburger San Diego, which has just opened its eleventh location in Point Loma, announced today a special “Surprise and Delight” community outreach campaign to run during the month of September. Each week during the month of September, teams from each Smashburger San Diego location (Rancho Penasquitos, Kearny Mesa, Oceanside, Del Mar, Vista, College, Hillcrest, La Jolla, Mission Valley, Downtown, and Point Loma) will be engaging their communities by volunteering for local charities and surprising other local volunteers with Smashbucks, Free Side certificates, and Smashburgers.

“We’ve built our philosophy and business by engaging our communities—making lasting, valuable connections with locals and local organizations. We watch thousands of our friends and neighbors initiate good deeds, support excellent and innovative causes, and we’ve in fact succeeded because these same friends and neighbors have so supported us,” says Dave Wisenhunt, San Diego Franchise co-owner. “While we always try to find ways to get involved with our communities, we wanted to find a way to thank the volunteers that are out there every day, building and strengthening our neighborhoods. We could think of no better way than donating our time and surprising them with some burger love!”

Smashburger will appear at several charitable events throughout San Diego County each week during the month of September.

In addition to its local community efforts, Smashburger San Diego further remains dedicated to its community by featuring a regional menu created with the best regional flavors and tastes in mind. The San Diego regional menu includes:

  • The signature San Diego Smashburger featuring fresh avocado, fresh cilantro and onions, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, sour cream and chipotle mayo on a fresh torta roll, served with a wedge of lime.
  • The BBQ Ranch chicken sandwich featuring a grilled or crispy chicken breast with applewood smoked bacon, haystack onions, lettuce, tomato, bbq sauce and ranch dressing on an artisan butter toasted egg bun.
  • The Sunset salad featuring a fresh mix of garden greens topped with strips of grilled or crispy chicken, sliced marinated balsamic tomatoes, raisins, cranberries, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, blue cheese, served with balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
  • Regional microbrews from San Diego-based breweries as well as wine from California-based wineries.

Smashburger is known for its savory burgers, but the restaurant also serves up delicious chicken sandwiches, grilled and seared hotdogs, and delicious salads, with an array of sides like veggie frites and rosemary and garlic–seasoned Smashfries. Guests can pair their meals with beer, wine, handspun Häagen-Dazs shakes, and root-beer floats.

About Smashburger

Smashburger is the country’s fastest growing, fast casual “better burger” restaurant.  Its hand-crafted burgers are made with fresh, never frozen, 100% Certified Angus Beef, that are “smashed”, seared and seasoned on the grill to juicy perfection for every individual order.  Guests can create their own burger masterpiece or enjoy one of Smashburger’s innovative signature recipes, including a unique burger for every local market that highlights the distinctive flavors of that region. Smashburger also serves tender marinated grilled or crispy chicken sandwiches, grilled and split hot dogs, freshly prepared entrée salads, kids meals, handspun Häagen-Dazs® shakes and an array of signature sides. Developed and owned by private equity firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), Smashburger operates and develops both corporate and multi-unit franchise territories across the country with 167 restaurants nationwide. Smashburger topped the Forbes Most Promising Company list in 2011 and was also named to the 2011 Inc. 500 list. It is the recipient of the International Council of Shopping Centers 2011 Hot Retailer Award.  To learn more, visit http://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 industry. 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 http://www.consumercp.com.