Smashburger to enter new markets in Alaska, Texas, California

Denver-based Smashburger has ramped up its franchising efforts with plans to enter new markets in Alaska, California and Texas, the…

Popular burger joint to debut drive-thru in Houston

Houston’s 19th Smashburger location will open later this month with a new convenient feature. Mid-Wicket Enterprises, a Houston-based franchisee and…

SMASHBURGER CORPORATE HOSTS “TURKEY ROUND UP” TO SUPPORT DENVER RESCUE MISSION

SMASHBURGER CORPORATE HOSTS “TURKEY ROUND UP” TO SUPPORT DENVER RESCUE MISSION Better Burger Aims To Raise Enough Money to Donate…

Smashburger Enters into Strategic Partnership with Jollibee Foods Corporation, Asia’s Largest Restaurant Company DENVER, COLORADO, October 12, 2015 (Manila, Philippines,…

SMASHBURGER® ANNOUNCES EXPANSION INTO EGYPT

Smashburger® Announces Expansion into Egypt More than 25 Smashburger Restaurants Planned Over Next Several Years   DENVER, CO, October, 5,…

25 Innovative Consumer And Retail Brands For 2015

Innovation and disruption in consumer and retail is exploding. Ignited by the maturation of Millennial consumers—who are voting with their…

Smashburger Announces Plans To Expand Non-Traditional Restaurant Presence In Airports

Smashburger, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order burgers, is pleased to announce partnerships for…

Smashburger expanding into 3 airports

Denver hamburger chain Smashburger is expanding into three U.S. airports. Smashburger officials said they’re partnering with airport food and beverage…

For Moore Burger Joint, the Secret is in the Smash

We were recently featured in an article, For Moore Burger Joint, the Secret is in the Smash. If you’re interested…

5 Best Milkshakes in Tucson

As temperatures rise, cold drinks and frosty desserts are on everyone’s mind. To ensure that you are a savvy ice cream…

Smashburger Announces Three New Franchise Partners

Smashburger today announced it has added three new partners to its growing family of better-burger franchisees. The combined commitment for…

Smasburger expanding east coast presence

Smashburger has added three new partners, which will result in 61 new restaurants and bring the brand’s total active franchise…

Smashburger to open 61 new restaurants on East Coast

Denver burger chain Smashburger said it’s added three franchise partners that will open 61 new restaurants in Florida, New York…

Smashburger Expands Footprint to Eight Countries

Smashburger, the critically acclaimed better-burger restaurant with fresh, smashed-to-order burgers, announces that it has added the MSG Group as a…

Fast-Casual Chain Smashburger Hires Mono as It Increases Marketing, Grows Footprint

By Maureen Morrison. Published on April 14, 2015 http://adage.com/article/agency-news/smashburger-taps-mono-creative/298037/ Growing fast-casual burger chain Smashburger has named MDC Partners’ Mono its…

Smashburger Eyes UK, Readies U.S. Ads

Smashburger is preparing to join fast-casual burger compatriots Shake Shack and Five Guys in the UK while also readying its…

Smashburger travels across the pond

April 22, 2015 http://www.fastcasual.com/news/smashburger-travels-across-the-pond/ Smashburger has added the MSG Group as a new franchise partner in the United Kingdom, marking…

Fast-Casual Chain Smashburger Hires Mono as It Increases Marketing, Grows Footprint

By Maureen Morrison. Published on April 14, 2015 Growing fast-casual burger chain Smashburger has named MDC Partners’ Mono its new…

Baltimore’s First Smashburger to Open Soon

March 14, 2015 1:10 PM MST http://www.examiner.com/article/baltimore-s-first-smashburger-to-open-soon A number of you might be saying, “Oh, another burger joint – big…

Smashburger Is Worth A Stop

Larry Olmsted, Special for USA TODAY 8:08 a.m. EDT March 26, 2015 http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/columnist/greatamericanbites/2015/03/26/smashburger/70435208/ The scene: It’s hard to believe the…

Serious Eats: Kenji’s Best Fast Food Awards

Mar 26, 2015 11:00AM J. Kenji López-Alt If going for a drive is like a mini vacation, then fast food…

Smashburger Takes Bite Out of Energy

Fast-casual restaurant chain lowers HVAC runtime, improves comfort levels JUNE 25, 2014 | BY MARIANNE WILSON Smashburger is getting on the…

Smashburger Announces New National Partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free

Fast Casual Burger Restaurant now offers gluten-free bun option nationwide May 08, 2014 01:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smashburger, the…

Smashburger Debuts Viral Social Media Campaign #SmashRoadTrip

Company travels to 20 cities, 5,000 miles this summer to create regional burger frenzy June 12, 2014 01:59 PM Eastern…

The Best (Tasty!) Burger Toppings for Weight Loss You can have your burger this weekend – and all the toppings, too.

The Best (Tasty!) Burger Toppings for Weight Loss You can have your burger this weekend – and all the toppings,…

SMASHBURGER CELEBRATES NATIONAL BURGER DAY MAY 28

  Better Burger Restaurant Offers Exclusive Burger & Craft Beer Pairing Tips for Burger Lovers   Denver, CO – May…

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…

Fast Casual releases 2014 Top 100 Movers & Shakers; Smashburger named #1 brand

  The editorial team of FastCasual.com has announced its annual list of the fastest growing restaurant segment’s most significant brands,…

Smashburger Showcases Burger & Beer Pairings in Manhattan

Last week, Smashburger hosted a burger and beer pairing dinner to celebrate both the recent opening of their Manhattan location…

Smashburger Announces New National Partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced its new partnership withUdi’s Gluten Free, rolling out a…

Smashburger Sees Increased Appetite for Better, Premium Options in Airports and other Non-Traditional Locations

Denver, CO – March 25, 2014 – Smashburger, the national better burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed to order…

Denver’s Smashburger aims to raise stature in “better burger” segment

By  Steve Raabe The Denver Post Posted:   02/04/2014 06:52:56 PM MST Running one of the nation’s fastest-growing hamburger chains…

Smashburger Named Among Top 10 on Forbes List of America’s Most Promising Companies

Denver, CO – January 23, 2014 – Smashburger, the leading better burger restaurant, today announced it has ranked number six…

Smashburger Expands Presence in Five Markets

Better burger concept continues rapid growth with four new franchise partners, bringing its restaurant pipeline to 400 units internet security…

Smashburger Appoints Scott Crane as New Chief Executive Officer

Denver, CO — November 19, 2013 — Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced that Scott Crane,…

Smashburger honors top operators and franchisees

Smashburger has announced the recipients of its annual awards, including Franchisee of The Year, which were presented to seven franchise…

Private Company Too Popular For Investors To Ignore

By Lee Brodie | Producer http://www.cnbc.com/id/101027261                        Smashburger CEO: We’re stealing share from McDonald’s Privately held “fast casual better burger” chain…

Colorado floods: Smashburger offers first responders free meals

Smashburger, the popular burger chain with locations around Colorado, is offering first responders free meals at all its Colorado locations….

Smashburger Ranks on the 2013 Inc. 500

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger concept, today announced it has posted three year sales growth of 254% on…

United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) Benefits from Opening of Nanuet Smashburger Smashburger Team Declares the Opening a Smash Raising $1536 to Benefit UHR

Nanuet, NY– United Hospice of Rockland (UHR) benefited from a grand opening and VIP reception at the new Smashburger, 211C…

Smashburger PA’s Grand Opening

Move over Five Guys and Bobby’s Burger Palace… there’s a new burger chain in town.  Today Pennsylvania welcomes its first…

SMASHBURGER CONTINUES GROWTH IN KEY U.S. MARKETS WITH NEW FRANCHISE COMMITTMENTS AND ACQUISITION OF NEW JERSEY FRANCHISE TERRITORY

Denver, CO – August  8, 2013 – Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced it has added…

Smashburger founder talks nontraditional marketing

Smashburger founder Tom Ryan largely credits the Denver-based fast-casual chain’s torrid growth — from one restaurant in 2007 to 215…

SMASHBURGER, TOM’S URBAN 24 AND LIVE BASIL PIZZA SET TO OPEN FOURTH QUARTER 2013 AT L.A. LIVE

Consumer Concept Group led by industry veteran Rick Schaden partner with AEG  to bring three cutting-edge restaurants featuring urban cuisine,…

Smashburger Closes on $35 Million Funding Round with Golub Capital

Denver, CO – June 25, 2013 – Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced that it has…

Smashburger Puts IPO on the Side

By TELIS DEMOS Investors seeking high-growth consumer-facing companies have been hungrily eyeing a potential Smashburger initial public offering. They may…

Smashburger introducing Goose Island pairings with some fare

Offerings aim, in part, to raise chain’s credentials for local awareness By Emily Bryson York | June 20, 2013  …

Smashburger Readies First TV Campaign

Fast-casual burger concept Smashburger has grown to more than $170 million in sales (according to Technomic) and inclusion among the…

Smashburger Puts the Spotlight on its Signature Smashing Technique in First Television Campaign

Company enlists Definite Productions of Denver for inaugural TV advertising spot Denver, CO – June 4, 2013 – Smashburger, the…

Denver-based Smashburger launches its first television campaign

Denver-based Smashburger said Tuesday it is launching its first television campaign. The company said it is working with Denver-based Definite…

Smashburger CEO Sees Doubling Stores Before Potential IPO

Smashburger, a Denver-based burger chain, will expand to about 500 units in the U.S. in the next two to three…

Denver Post: Denver-based Smashburger ranks No. 2 for restaurant chain growth

Posted on May 7, 2013 Denver-based Smashburger is the second-fastest-growing restaurant group among the nation’s largest 200 chains, according to…

Christian Moerlein, Smashburger pair burgers and beers on new menu

May 6, 2013, 10:54am EDT Smashburger and Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. took a classic American combo, the hamburger and a…

Smashburger Opens 11th San Diego County Restaurant

Fast-casual restaurant chain Smashburger has opened a new location in San Marcos, its 11th in San Diego County. The new…

Smashburger does it again

Rumor has it that San Diego is home to a population of healthy and fussy diners. Well, that may or…

Smashburger Gives Free Burgers to “Burgers” in May

Industry News | April 30, 2013 Smashburger announced that, in celebration of National Burger Day on May 28, it will…

Do you have ‘Burger’ in your name? Get a free one at Smashburger on National Burger Day

By Kristie Rearick/South Jersey Times on May 01, 2013 at 11:46 AM, updated May 01, 2013 at 12:06 PM GLASSBORO…

Denver-based Smashburger restaurants to expand to Panama

April 29, 2013 Denver-based Smashburger announced Monday that it has signed an agreement that will result in five new Smashburger…

Smashburger inks Panama franchise deal

April 29, 2013 Smashburger has signed a franchise agreement for five restaurants in Panama, the fast-casual chain said Monday. The…

Smashburger Ramps Up Non-Traditional Restaurant Growth

Better Burger Brand Eyes Opportunity for Further Expansion Across New Channels Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, is…

Smashburger adds more airport locations

Smashburger is adding three new franchise partnerships for airport locations in Dallas, Philadelphia and San Jose, Costa Rica, accelerating the…

Ramsey Smashburger to Offer Charity ‘Boston Burger’

Garden Staters have Jersey pride, but for a few days next month, one borough restaurant will be changing the name…

Smashburger Makes its Way to Panama

QSR International, the master franchisee of Smashburger fast-casual branded restaurants in Central America and the Caribbean, has entered into a…

SMASHBURGER TO GIVE AWAY FREE BURGERS TO CELEBRATE ITS NORTH BRUNSWICK GRAND OPENING

HILLSIDE, NJ (April 10, 2013) – Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, operating 13 stores throughout Northern and…

Smashburger: Coppell’s newest and best burger joint

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor There was a time, not long ago, when the golden arches of McDonald’s defined the…

Second Tucson Smashburger coming this summer

Tucson will get its second Smashburger restaurant late this summer The restaurant, franchised by the Denver, Colo.-based chain, will open…

Smashburger Orange County helps you donate to Autism Awareness Month April 15-30

Local Restaurant Charity Requests: April 15, 2013 by Edward Simon Smashburger, with locations in Mission Viejo and Aliso Viejo, announced…

TORI SPELLING Smashburger With The Family!

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott heated up the kitchen at Smashburger Redondo Beach along with their children in honor of the location’s…

Smashburger Opens in South Redondo

Smashburger founder Tom Ryan attends the grand opening By Nicole Mooradian April 3, 2013 The “fast casual” burger joint Smashburger…

Smashburger Smashes into Austin with 1st Restaurant – Sizzling Up Austin’s Dining Scene

Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Austin can add a new “better burger” option to the city’s vast dining landscape. Smashburger, a Denver,…

Beer with that burger? Smashburger pairs with Summit Brewery

Posted by: Lee Svitak Dean under Locally-produced food, Minnesota newsmakers, On the national scene, Restaurant news Updated: April 3, 2013…

BurgerWire: Built Opens Today, Smashburger Redondo, Burgerim WeHo

By Lesley Balla The burger trend will never wane. First of three new openings is The Counter’s fast-casual concept, Built Custom Burgers,…

Smashburger Giving Heat Fans Free Burgers Today and Every Day Following a Win

By Mark Fisher | Friday, March 29, 2013, 07:11 AM Basketball season has been good to Heat fans this year….

Smashburger to unveil new beer pairings in Dayton

By Mark Fisher | Friday, March 29, 2013, 07:11 AM Restaurants in every segment of the industry — and their…

Smashburger demonstrates benefits of old-fashioned preparation

By  Jon Christensen Thursday March 28, 2013 9:44 AM Smashburger, a brand-new burger place in Gahanna, is the first central…

Craft beer and burger pairings are like a French kiss in your belly

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by Brentney Hamilton DALLAS — It all started with an abandoned pair of blue jeans. Smashburger…

Smashburger Brings Back Mint Oreo Shake For St. Patricks Day

By Mel Fabrikant    Thursday, March 14, 2013, 08:15 PM EDT Better Burger Chain’s Latest Häagen-Dazs® Shake Available for a Limited…

Smashburger and DEBC Preparing to Pair Burgers and Brews

This Tuesday, Deep Ellum Brewing Co. and Smashburger are throwing a little event to launch a beer pairing program and…

Food Talk with a St. Patty’s Day twist!

It’s that time of the year…prepare yourself for green beer and a creative Irish-themed burger! Smashburger founder, Tom Ryan, joined…

Tom Ryan of Smashburger and Tom’s Urban 24 dishes on food trends

Posted:   03/14/2013 12:01:00 AM MDT By Douglas Brown The Denver Post Restaurant owners tend to be chefs, or people…

Can’t Get Enough Beef? Smashburger Hopes So.

3/7/13 at 9:45 AM Just when it seems like we are maxxed out on burger options in the city, Denver-based chain,…

Smashburger Coming to Potrero Safeway Plaza, Also Mill Valley

3/7/13 at 9:45 AM We noted a year ago how several burger chains from elsewhere in the country were making inroads…

Get Lucky With Smashburger’s New Mint Oreo Shake

March 4, 2013 // 4:42 pm // By: Charisma Madarang Smashburger debuts it’s newest frosty treat today — the Mint…

Smashburger Brings the Mint Oreo Shake for St. Patrick’s Day

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant, introduced today its newest shake to satisfy consumer taste buds – the Mint…

Smashburger is coming to the Bay Area

In 2011, here’s what Forbes wrote about Smashburger in proclaiming it America’s Most Promising Company: Credit Smashburger’s success to a…

Smashburger to open first Austin restaurant this month

Mar 7, 2013, 8:11am CST Smashburger is making its entrance into the Austin market — finally. The Denver-based burger joint…

Smashburger bets it can squash rivals

By Paolo Lucchesi Published 4:38 pm, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 One of America’s most celebrated young startups is coming to the…

Meet Smashburger, a Burger You’d Actually Want to Smash

February 25, 2013 // 12:01 pm // By: Dominique Zamora Smash in this case meaning “to copulate furiously with,” and…

Smashburger looks to grow in Canada

Feb 28, 2013, 5:59am MST Smashburger, Denver’s homegrown hamburger chain, is making plans for expanding across Canada, the Calgary Herald…

Healthy Fast Food That Satisfies Cravings

Wednesday, 2/20/2013 at 9:38:13 PM Much to my children’s dismay, my family rarely pulls up to fast-food drive-through windows. But…

First Look: Smashburger opens 1st Central Ohio restaurant in Gahanna

by Dan Eaton Business First Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 12:31pm EST The doors to Central Ohio’s first Smashburger have…

SMASHBURGER WRAPS UP RECORD YEAR WITH 36% NEW UNIT GROWTH, FIRST INTERNATIONAL LOCATIONS IN 2012

Better Burger Chain Announces System-wide Sales of $165M for 2012, 44% growth over 2011 Denver, CO – February 19, 2013…

Fast-casual chains ramp up alcohol offerings

January 17, 2013 Restaurants such as Smashburger, Noodles & Co. and Pitfire Artisan Pizza aim to differentiate and meet consumer…

Smashburger debuts restaurant makeover

January 28, 2013 To say Smashburger’s CEO, Dave Prokupek, is comfortable with change is an understatement. In fact, he may…

Gloucester gets South Jersey’s First Smashburger

This past week I attended the Grand Opening media event for the first Smashburger to hit South Jersey. While North…

SMASHBURGER INTRODUCES NEW RESTAURANT DESIGN

As the Company reaches 200 units, the chain debuts a new interior design- making burgers the hot new trend in…

Smashburger Opens First Saudi Arabia Restaurant

Denver, CO – December 19, 2012 – Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger chain, is pleased to announce the grand…

Smashburger Receives 2012 Inc. Hire Power Award

Denver, Colorado, December 4, 2012 — Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant, today announced it has ranked 9th on…

Smashburger Explains its Burger-Beer-Pairing Program

Smashburger Explains its Burger-Beer-Pairing Program Scott Hume December 3, 2012 UVPM: 8,576 http://www.burgerbusiness.com/?p=12504 Smashburger disproved the notion that a brand…

Smashburger Opens First Latin America Restaurant in Costa Rica

Better Burger Chain Celebrates Grand Opening with Debut of Locally-Inspired Costa Rica Burger Denver, CO – December 3, 2012 –…

Suburban Essex Nov. 2012

Smashburger has recently won Suburban Essex Magazine’s 2012 Best of Essex Reader’s Choice Award for Best Burger in Essex County!…

NEW SURVEY UNCOVERS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE AMERICANS WOULD MOST LIKE TO HAVE A HAMBURGER WITH

DENVER, CO (October 23, 2012) With the Presidential election coming down the home stretch, both candidates are hard at work…

Smashburger is latest burger joint to come to D.C. area

Washington Post- Oct. 7, 2012 Over the past five years, Tom Ryan has created more than 50 types of sandwiches…

Smashburger Recognizes Franchise and Corporate Leaders at Annual Company Conference

Denver, CO — September 25, 2012 — Smashburger, the expanding better burger restaurant, today announced the recipients of its annual…

Smashburger opens today on Cypresswood Drive in Spring, TX

North Houston fans of the angus beef burgers that are smashed, seared, and seasoned on a grill — a.k.a. “smashburgers”…

Smash Course: Inside the New Smashburger on Magazine Street

By: Chase Lowenstein The New Orleans burger bonanza continues to spread through Uptown, and this time the trend has national…

New Belgium, Smashburger team up to pair burgers and beer

DENVER— New Belgium Brewing Co. has teamed up with Denver-based Smash Burger to reinvigorate the classic American beer and burger…

“BURGERS” EAT FREE ON SEPTEMBER 18

New Jersey Smashburger Locations to Give Free Burgers to “Burgers” in Celebration of National Cheeseburger Day HILLSIDE, NJ (September 5,…

Smashburger and New Belgium team up on burger-and-beer pairings

By Jonathan Shikes Fri., Sep. 7 2012 at 11:59 AM Hops can make spicy foods spicier. Roasted malts complement the…

Smashburger rolls out beer pairings on menu

September 07, 2012: Denver Post DENVER—Smashburger is trying to get more diners to notice that it offers beer by starting…

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…

Smashburger Ranks on the 2012 Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for Second Consecutive Year

August 22, 2012: Market Watch DENVER, Aug 22, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Smashburger, the expanding better burger restaurant, today announced…

Tom Ryan featured on KTVD Denver

Tom Ryan Burger Segment on KTVD Denver 9News at 8AM News Aug 17, 2012 10:52 AM EDT (UTC-04:00) Local Broadcast…

ELEVENTH SAN DIEGO SMASHBURGER FIRES UP AUGUST 7th

ELEVENTH SAN DIEGO SMASHBURGER FIRES UP AUGUST 7th San Diego Location Savors the ‘Better Burger’ in Point Loma SAN DIEGO,…

SMASHBURGER CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS OF MENU INNOVATION AND GROWTH

SMASHBURGER Celebrates five years of Menu innovation and growth Better burger concept continues brand momentum with six new franchise partnerships,…

SMASHBURGER OFFERS FREE BURGERS FOR LIFE TO NEW JERSEY ATHLETES THAT ‘SMASH’ A WORLD RECORD IN LONDON

HILLSIDE, NJ (July 24, 2012) Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing better burger restaurant, operating ten stores throughout Northern New Jersey,…

Smashburger debuts first widescale marketing push

July 20, 2012 by Mark Brandau –Smashburger is launching its first major branding campaign after growing to 160 restaurants in…

8 ‘Better Burger’ Chains Poised to Conquer America

July 18, 2012 | Yahoo Finance | By Alaina McConnell and Kim Bhasin The rise of fast casual has changed…

The Wall Street Journal: What’s Selling Where

July 18, 2012 | Wall Street Journal | Convinced that flavor preferences are distinctly local, burger chain Smashburger, with 163…

Smashburger opens in Thousand Oaks, plans at least 40 L.A. stores

Smashburger is finally in town, bringing its brand of so-called better burgers to Thousand Oaks on Wednesday. The Denver-based chain…

SMASHBURGER INTRODUCES FLAVORFUL FRESH MEX BURGER NATIONWIDE

Denver, CO – March 22, 2012 – Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant, today introduced its newest burger to…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO ITS NINTH NEW JERSEY LOCATION, 150th NATIONWIDE

Ramsey, NJ (3/14/12)—Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger restaurant” brings its fresh approach to burgers to Ramsey when it…

Smashburger Founder Among The Top 25 American Food Entrepreneurs

February 1, 2012 | Gourmet | By Kate Sekules Kate Sekules reflects on culinary Americana to recount the greatest success…

Varied menu brings sizzling growth for Denver-based Smashburger

February 5, 2012 | Denver Post |By Steve Raabe Smashed ground beef is proving to be a winning concept for…

A better burger’s recipe for success

Jan 26, 2012 | Reuters | By Gary M. Stern As the fast-casual restaurant buzz whets appetites across the nation,…

SMASHBURGER POSTS 55% UNIT GROWTH IN 2011 WITH 51 OPENINGS

Denver, CO – January 30, 2012 – Smashburger, the rapidly expanding better burger restaurant concept, today announced a summary of…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO ITS EIGHTH NEW JERSEY LOCATION

East Hanover, NJ (1/30/12)—Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger restaurant” brings its fresh approach to burgers to East Hanover…

New restaurant hopes to be ‘smash’ hit with burger lovers

January 23, 2012 – Murfreesboro, TN | The Daily News Journal Look out burger lovers, there’s a new kid in town….

Smashburger to Introduce as Many as 70 New Stores This Year

January 18, 2012 | Bloomberg | By Leslie Patton Smashburger, a Denver-based hamburger chain, will open 60 to 70 new stores…

SMASHBURGER PARTNERS WITH FRANCHISE EXECUTIVE RICHARD EISENBERG TO DEBUT ITS BETTER BURGERS IN LATIN AMERICA

Denver, CO – January 5, 2011 – Smashburger, the fastest growing “better burger” concept in the U.S. and recently ranked…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO SANDY SPRINGS ON DECEMBER 28

ATLANTA (December 28, 2011)—Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, brings its fresh approach to burgers to Sandy Springs…

FRESH TASTE MEETS FRESH POWDER AT SMASHBURGER

Denver, CO – December 16th, 2011 – Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” concept, is pleased to announce Winterfest;…

NORTH PHOENIX RESIDENTS TO SAVOR VALLEY’S AWARD WINNING SEVENTH SMASHBURGER

PHOENIX (December 14, 2011)—Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant and Phoenix’s Best Burger, as voted by the readers…

Smashburger’s black-bean patty is a smash hit with veggie lovers

?December 15, 2011 – Denver, CO | Westword It’s not easy to find a good veggie burger when you’re off…

Smashburger CEO Dave Prokupek on the company’s top rank in Forbes…and its new double cheeseburger

December 13, 2011 – Denver, CO | Westord When Forbes recently released its list of 100 rising star companies in…

SMASHBURGER ARRIVES IN KENNESAW, GEORGIA

ATLANTA (December 7, 2011)—Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, will open its fourth Atlanta-area location on Wednesday, November…

FOURTH SACRAMENTO SMASHBURGER LOCATION DEBUTS NEAR ARDEN MALL

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – (12/5/11)—  Smashburger, the nation’’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, opens its fourth Sacramento location on Tuesday, December 6,…

Smashburger Lands On the Inc. 500

Smashburger announced it is ranked No. 99 on the 30th annual Inc. 500, thanks to its three-year sales growth of…

FORBES: Meet America’s Most Promising Company: Smashburger

Does the world really need another burger joint? The big three—McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s—clog strip malls and highways, with…

SMASHBURGER SMASHES OVER THE BORDER INTO CANADA

DENVER, CO – November 29, 2011 – Smashburger, the fastest growing “better burger” concept in the U.S., today announced it…

SMASHBURGER RECOGNIZES FRANCHISE PARTNERS WITH ANNUAL AWARDS

DENVER, CO — November 7, 2011 — Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” concept, today announced the recipients of…

KILDEER RESIDENTS TO SAVOR CHICAGO’S NINTH SMASHBURGER

CHICAGO, Ill. – October 25, 2011 –  Smashburger, the nations’ fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, is set to open its ninth…

SMASHBURGER CONTINUES TO SIZZLE INTO GRAND RAPIDS, OCTOBER 25, 2011

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – October 21, 2011—Smashburger, the nations fastest growing “better burger” restaurant will open its second Grand Rapids…

Charlotte Smashburger Fundraises for the Cure

Smashburger is becoming almost as well known for its community involvement as it is for its fresh menu options. This…

SMASHBURGER ROLLS OUT POPULAR ‘WINDY CITY BURGER’ TO ITS RESTAURANTS NATIONWIDE

DENVER, CO – September 26, 2011 – Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” concept, is pleased to announce it…

SMASHBURGER ARRIVES IN ALPHARETTA ON SEPTEMBER 28

ATLANTA, GA -September 19, 2011- Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, will open its third Atlanta-area location on…

The veggie burger: ‘Is what’s for dinner’

9/12/11 – Cherryh Butler, FastCasual.com The days of slapping a frozen meatless patty into the microwave to please vegetarian customers…

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS RESIDENTS TO SAVOR CHICAGO’S SEVENTH SMASHBURGER

CHICAGO, Ill.- September 12, 2011-  Smashburger, the nations’ fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, is set to open its seventh Chicagoland…

Smashburger Comes to Louisville

September 08, 2011 The Smashburger folks invited several bloggers and media types to an opening event where they gave out…

SMASHBURGER ANNOUNCES FIRST INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION WITH DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR MIDDLE EAST

Denver, CO – September 7, 2011 – Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” concept, today announced its first international…

Wheaton’s First Smashburger

By: Becca Bijoch, Trib Local Wheaton Nationally acclaimed industry-leading restaurant Smashburger brings “better burgers” to Wheaton on Wednesday, July 27,…

Smashburger Opens in Atlanta

Smashburger opens in Atlanta: If you thought the burger craze was over, think again. Smashburger opened its first Atlanta location…

The Day: A Bloomberg Burger

By Celia Gorman of The Local Good morning locals, it’s time to break out your sunscreen. The rest of the week looks…

Smashburger to open in Atlanta July 7

Smashburger is set to open its first metro Atlanta location July 7 in Buckhead.  The restaurant will open at 2625…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO CHARLOTTE SUMMER, 2011

Smashburger, the fast-casual “better burger” concept restaurant sweeping the nation is preparing to have Charlotte-area residents’ mouths’ watering. The restaurant…

SMASHBURGER SET TO INTRODUCE A “BETTER BURGER” TO ROSEVILLE ON JUNE 15TH

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 8, 2011—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant will open its third Sacramento-area location on Wednesday, June 15….

New Burger Joint Smashes Into Tempe Marketplace

By Wynter Holden, Pheonix New Times Remember Stella’s Kitchen, the cute diner with no real theme that replaced Cheeburger Cheeburger in…

The Next Frontier

By Eater Staff Across the country, new breeds of restaurant chains are popping up to fulfill Americans’ endless appetite for…

100th Store Milestone

SMASHBURGER CELEBRATES 100TH STORE MILESTONE WITH CHICAGO GRAND OPENING “Better Burger” Restaurant Continues to Sizzle Dining Scene across US DENVER,…

Smashburger downtown offers very adult milkshakes

By Nancy Levine, Westword Smashburger is hoping that its milkshakes bring all the boys, and girls, to the yard. While…

Local Restaurant Launches “Bronco Burger”

By kitiv.com Smashburger has released its new specialty “Bronco Burger” in Boise – the only location in the country where…

Colorado success stories: Smashburger

By David P. Mead – ACG Denver Smashburger is the fastest three-year start for a restaurant company – in history…

Only National Restaurant Chain to Offer Specialized Burgers by Market

Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, is the only national chain to serve localized burgers inspired by regional…

10 Promising Franchises for 2011

Inc. Smashburger:  The self-proclaimed “better burger” joint might just get super-sized in 2011. Smashburger currently operates about 100 stores across…

Smashburger to offer Vegas burger nationwide

FastCasual.com Smashburger is bringing its Sin City Smashburger nationwide as up until now, the burger was found only on Las…

Burgers Go Sunny-Side Upscale

Burger Business Smashburger shows itself to be doubly trendy with its systemwide introduction this week of the Sin City Smashburger….

WHAT HAPPENED IN VEGAS DIDN’T STAY THERE: SIN CITY SMASHBURGER HEADS TO ALL SMASHBURGER LOCATIONS

Smashfans Hit the Jackpot with a Chance to Win a Trip to Las Vegas, Starting Jan. 17, 2011 (DENVER) —Smashburger,…

Smashburger to Donate to Northern Illinois Food Bank Jan. 15-21

Burger restaurant Smashburger is donating one dollar from each Windy City Smashburger sold to the Northern Illinois Food Bank to…

Smashburger Partners with 25/20 Management to Open Three Smashburger Restaurants in Brooklyn

Franchisee’s Experience and Smashburger’s “Better Burger” Team Up to Bring Burger Magic to Brooklyn in 2011 NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smashburger, a…

SMASHBURGER PRESENTS AWARDS TO FRANCHISEES FOR ACHIEVEMENT, COMMITMENT AND EXCELLENCE

“Better Burger” Restaurant Caps Year of Growth with Recognition for Contributing to Smashburger Brand (DENVER) — (December 3, 2010)—Smashburger, a…

Smashburger Names Cactus Agency of Record

Denver, December 1, 2010 – Smashburger, the nationally acclaimed industry-leading “better burger” restaurant, has hired Denver-based brand communications agency Cactus…

SMASHBURGER PARTNERS WITH STL SMASH, LLC TO OPEN 12 SMASHBURGER RESTAURANTS IN ST. LOUIS

Great-Tasting “Better Burgers” to Heat Up St. Louis in 2011 (ST. LOUIS) — (November 8, 2010)—Smashburger, nationally acclaimed industry-leading “better…

$1 from every Smashburger Kid’s Meal will benefit Rady’s Children Hospital

By Dine & Devour Smashburger is sharing the burger love with AJ’s Kids Crane and Rady’s Children Hospital. Starting this…

Batavia to get area’s first Smashburger restaurant

Linda Girardi For the Beacon-News “Batavia is a great trade area with hard-working people,” Smashburger founder Tom Ryan said. The…

CELEBRATE VETERAN’S DAY WITH SMASHBURGER

Smashburger Donates $1 from every San Diego Burger to Veterans Village of San Diego (SAN DIEGO) – November 3, 2010…

Why are America’s biggest fast-casual restaurants, from Chipotle to Noodles, born in Denver?

Fast Casual Restaurants by Nicole Frehsée One night in 1992, sitting in the Boulder kitchen of childhood friend Steve Ells,…

SMASHBURGER HEATS UP LAS COLINAS IN NOVEMBER 2010

“Better Burger” Restaurant Opens at MacArthur Boulevard and SH 114 LAS COLINAS, TEXAS (11/5/10)—Smashburger, a nationally acclaimed industry-leading “better burger”…

New Mission Valley Smashburger location serves irresistibly fresh options

San Diego News Room – By Kari Luu When it comes to burger joints in San Diego, only a few…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO CLIFTON’S ALLWOOD PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER ON 10/27

(October 19, 2010) Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant, will open at the Allwood Shopping Plaza located at 700 Route…

Smashburger the Ultimate Burger and Chicken Dive!

By Lauren Rosenberg; D Guides Have you ever gotten to a point where you’re ready to fill that craving of…

Korea Times Interview with BCW CEO Don Southerton and Smashburger Korea

By Cathy Rose A. Garcia Move over McDonald’s, a new restaurant serving “better burgers’’ may soon be coming to Korea….

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO FLORHAM PARK, N.J. ON SEPTEMBER 21

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO FLORHAM PARK, N.J. ON SEPTEMBER 21 The “Better Burger” Restaurant Opens its First Location in Morris County…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO TABOR CENTER ON 16TH STREET IN DOWNTOWN DENVER ON SEPT. 22

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO TABOR CENTER ON 16TH STREET IN DOWNTOWN DENVER ON SEPT. 22  “Better Burger” Restaurant to Heat up…

NEW SMASHCHICKEN AND SMASHSALAD MENU ITEMS DEBUT SEPTEMBER 13

NEW SMASHCHICKEN AND SMASHSALAD MENU ITEMS DEBUT SEPTEMBER 13 Smashburger Expands its Menu to Offer Guests More Sizzling Options DENVER…

Smashburger Celebrates the Opening of the Bellevue Location with

Omaha, Neb. (09/2/10)—Smashburger, a fast casual “better burger” restaurant concept opening in Bellevue September 8, 2010, is partnering with the…

SMASHBURGER ANNOUNCES NEW LOCATION IN CYPRESS

SMASHBURGER ANNOUNCES NEW LOCATION IN CYPRESS Houston’s Favorite Place for Burgers Will Sizzle in Northwest Houston’s Dining Corridor HOUSTON (August…

SECOND SMASHBURGER LOCATION SIZZLES INTO LEXINGTON SEPTEMBER 16

LEXINGTON, Ky. (08/23/10)—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant will open its second Lexington location on Thursday, September 16, 2010. The…

Smashburger Smashes the Competition

by Order Up! Blog I am not a big fan of fast food, but every now and then I indulge…

Smashburger Opens in the Riverside Square Mall

By Michelle Zakko, The Paramus Buzz Move over Louie Vuitton because Smashburger, an upscale burger joint, has just set up…

Knitters at Smashburger!

by: PhotoLooney Blog A few weeks ago, I received this mysterious email via Urbanspoon Kalamazoo, a local restaurant review site…

Smashburger to Open Third Nebraska Location

OMAHA, Neb. (08/12/2010)—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant, will open its third location in the Omaha metro-area on September 8,…

SMASHBURGER RESTAURANTS NOT AFFECTED BY VALLEY MEAT CO. BEEF RECALL

  DENVER, COLO. – (August 6, 2010) –Valley Meat Co. announced Thursday, August 5 a Class I recall of 1…

Smashburger

by: SW Michigan Dining I’ve been writing about restaurants for about 2 ½ years now. The difference between myself and…

Get smashed at Kalamazoo’s Smashburger: New franchise’s menu will feature items made with Michigan cherries when it opens Wednesday

by William R. Wood, Kalamazoo Gazette The name says it all. Staffers take freshly made patties of ground angus beef,…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO TEMPE AUGUST 25

TEMPE, Ariz. (08/09/2010)—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant will open its fourth Phoenix-area location on Wednesday, August 25, 2010. The…

DEL MAR TO SAVOR SMASHBURGER’S “BETTER BURGER” AUGUST 24

SAN DIEGO – (08/04/10)—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant will open its second San Diego location on Wednesday, August 24,…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO MISSION VALLEY SEPTEMBER 2

SAN DIEGO – (08/03/10)—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant will open its third San Diego location on Thursday, September 2,…

SMASHBURGER SIZZLES INTO “THE SHOPS AT RIVERSIDE” (Hackensack, NJ) AUGUST 18

Hackensack, N.J. (8/2/10)—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant, will open its second New Jersey location on Wednesday, August 18, 2010….

Smashburger Partners with TLC to Celebrate Olathe Grand Opening

Olathe, Kan. —(July 29, 2010)— Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant will open in Olathe, Kan. on August 3, 2010…

CALL FOR ARTISTS: SMASHBURGER’S LOOKING FOR LOCAL BAND TO PLAY AT GRAND OPENING EVENT ON AUGUST 14

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (07/26/2010)—Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” restaurant, is looking for Kalamazoo’s best homegrown band to kick off its Western…