Smashburger expanding to Iowa with franchise deal

Restaurant company Smashburger Master LLC said it has reached a franchise deal that will bring 16 new locations to central…

Smashburger Inks Deal with Franchisee in Iowa

Franchise agreement to bring 16 Smashburger restaurants to Central Iowa burger loversSmashburger, a fast-casual, “better burger” restaurant concept launched and…

Smashburger selects Derby for its second area location

The Wichita area is getting its second Smashburger restaurant, but it won’t actually be in Wichita. Derby — more precisely,…

Fast Casual Execs Adopt QSR Approach

When Tom Ryan left the world of quick-service, he had no idea what he’d find or take to the fast…

Smashburger Brings $5 Burger to Dillon

DILLON —Smashburger, a retro-style burger joint known for yummy $5 burgers, opens on Friday, April 17. It’s located in the…

Smashburger Ventures into the Mountains with the Opening of a Dillon, Colorado, Restaurant

Colorado’s “best $5 burger” place to open its 12th location Smashburger, Colorado’s favorite hometown burger, is opening its first mountain…

CALL FOR ARTISTS: SMASHBURGER SEEKS LOCAL BAND FOR MAY 16, 2009 GIG

Fast-Casual Burger Restaurant to Host Twin Cities Most Smashing Band Contest (MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.) – Come this May, Smashburger will be…

SMASHBURGER BURSTS ONTO THE TWIN CITIES DINING SCENE MAY 9, 2009

National chain to open first Minnesota restaurant in St. Anthony this spring (MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.) – There’ll soon be a new…

New contender enters Springs burger wars

Smashburger opens its first Colorado Springs location Friday – the latest in a wave of restaurants beefing up the local…

Finally, a Better Burger Comes to Colorado Springs

Colorado’s own Smashburger to open its first store in Southern Colorado DENVER, Colo., Mar. 4, 2009 – Smashburger, Colorado’s favorite…

SmashBurger to open in May

We’ve long been jealous of states with their very own In-and-Out Burger shops. Will Colorado’s most serious burger chain bring…

Smashburger is coming to the Twin Cities

The burger battles are heating up. The Smashburger chain of fast-casual burger restaurants is planning to open its first Minnesota…

Smashburger Coming to Twin Cities

Minnesotans searching for the perfect hamburger will soon have a new option. The Smashburger chain of burger joints plans to…

Colorado’s fast-expanding, fast-improving, fast-casual world

A few days ago, I was a food nomad. Mindlessly searching for sustenance, I wandered along Colorado Boulevard looking for something cheap…

SMASHBURGER AWARDS 30-UNIT FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENT FOR PHOENIX/MARICOPA COUNTY, BRINGING TOTAL FRANCHISE STORES TO 135

Fourth “Founders Club” Member, SunWest Burgers LLC, Brings Strong Local Experience to Phoenix Roll Out of Fast-Growing “Better Burger” Concept…

Smashburger reaches 45-store franchise deal for Texas, New Mexico

Smashburger has inked a franchise agreement with San Antonio, Texas, operator SB Alamo Development LLC for development rights to bring…

Burger chain bringing ‘smashing’ concept to Austin

Denver restaurant company Smashburger has inked a franchise agreement with San Antonio operator SB Alamo Development LLC to bring the…

SMASHBURGER AWARDS 45-UNIT FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENT FOR TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO, BRINGING TOTAL FRANCHISE STORES TO 105

Third “Founders Club” Member, SB Alamo Development, LLC, to Bring Smashburger to Austin, San Antonio, West Texas and New Mexico…

Cook’s Tour; Burger Friday: Smashburger

I was highly skeptical when I first read about the splat-and-frizzle cooking gimmick at Smashburger, the Denver-based boutique burger chain…

Smash My Mouth Burger

There was a band playing out in front of the new Smashburger location at Kirby and Main when I stopped…

SMASHBURGER BRINGS BETTER BURGER TO HOUSTON’S DINING SCENE

Winner of Denver’s “Best Burger”* Opens First of Up to 30 Houston Locations on December 23 at Main and Kirby…

City’s redevelopment project luring businesses

An effort to revitalize a shopping area in Federal Heights was buoyed with the opening of a new burger chain….

Mayor Brewer Smashes Burgers

Wichita mayor Carl Brewer took a break from city hall to cook hamburgers.  He took orders at the new Smashburger…

SMASHBURGER OPENS FIRST STORE OUTSIDE OF HOMESTATE OF COLORADO AND BRINGS A BETER BURGER TO WICHITA

Eighth Smashburger Marks the Start of Aggressive National Expansion and First Joint Venture Location Denver, CO – 15 December 2008…

Former Fugate exec brings concept to Wichita hoping for smashing success

Smashburger, which operates seven Denver restaurants, is trying to carve a niche in the ultra-competitive $100 billion hamburger industry, beginning…

City Beat: Houston Business Journal

News from the food and drink front A newcomer to the parade of quick-service hamburger restaurant chains plans on opening…

The List: Best burgers

Every Monday through the end of March 2009 (when we unveil the Best of Denver 2009) we’ll be posting a…

SMASHBURGER INKS FIRST JOINT VENTURE PARTNERSHIP WITH WICHITA GROUP FOR 10 LOCATIONS

New JV Partners Will Help Build Out Smashburger Locations in Wichita, Tulsa and Oklahoma City Denver, CO – 2 December…

SMASHBURGER CONTINUES AGGRESSIVE NATIONAL EXPANSION WITH SECOND 30-STORE FRANCHISE GROUP

Newest “Founders Club” Member, Areios LLC, Signs Deal to Develop Smashburger in Key Mountain and Mid-West Communities in Western Colorado,…

Smashburger: Meat Candy for Strip Centers

“Houston’s first Smashburger is going into an unnamed strip center at the intersection of Main Street and Kirby Drive, right…

SMASHBURGER HIRES MAX SHEETS AS VP OF REAL ESTATE

Innovative Better Burger Concept Brings on Board Industry Veteran with Over 20 Years of Experience to Help Grow National Footprint…

SMASHBURGER HIRES FORMER PRESIDENT OF SUCCESSFUL LEEANN CHIN CHAIN TO GROW OPERATIONS DIVISION

Innovative Better Burger Concept Taps Industry Veteran Greg Creighton, in Preparation for National Expansion Denver, CO – 30 October 2008…

SMASHBURGER SECURES FRANCHISE GROUP FOR 30- STORE EAST COAST EXPANSION

Mascott Corporation Signs Deal for Northeast New Jersey Territory and Becomes First Member of Smashburger “Founders Club” Denver, CO –…

SMASHBURGER READIES FOR TAKEOFF OF SIXTH DENVER LOCATION

Innovative Better Burger Concept Opens Newest Denver Location in Stapleton, Former Site of Denver Airport Denver, CO – 14 October…

Wall Street Grinder Churns Out Comfort Burgers

By AL LEWIS; A DOW JONES NEWSWIRES COLUMN Wall Street Burger Shoppe, at 30 Water Street in Lower Manhattan, is…

Smashburger Comes to Fort Collins

A group of Denver entrepreneurs is ready to unveil its burger venture in Fort Collins. Smashburger opens Friday at the…

Smashburger Makes Texas Next Stop for Expansion

Smashburger DALLAS-Keeping to its fast-paced growth plan, Denver-based Smashburger is expanding beyond its home state, securing its first sites in…

Smashburger Banks on its Burger-Focused Menu, Seasoned Executives and Private-Equity Capital to Expand Outside Denver

Smashburger has jumped into the better-burger category with its updated spin on the iconic burger. With a focused menu, a…

SMASHBURGER KEEPS THE SMASH HITS ROLLING WITH LATEST DENVER EXPANSION

Denver’s Favorite Burger Place Opens Latest Monument to Angus Beef in Denver Suburb of Englewood Denver, CO – 24 July…

THE MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED

Smashburger “” Denver The idea is simple really; take a half-pound patty of fresh Certified Angus Steak, slap it onto…

Smash hit: Smashburger expanding

Smashburger has its plate full with expansion plans that include at least five more locations on the Front Range by…

SMASHBURGER APPOINTS SCOTT CRANE PRESIDENT

20-Year Industry Veteran Brings Deep Expertise to Innovative Fast Casual Better Burger Restaurant Concept Launched by Consumer Capital Partners Denver,…

Cow Town

… I headed for Smashburger, a new, Colorado-based chain currently just two links long but with beer!The owner is Cervantes…