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Smashburger Staff

Our philosophy is simple… 

We Make Every Bite A Better Burger!

Better Burgers Take Better Service, Support And Teamwork. That Is Why We…

  • Treat Teams Fairly
  • Offer Great Compensation And Tip Programs
  • Focus On Training Team Members To Thrive With Us

We Believe Every Day Should Be A Thrive Day Giving You…

  • Teachable Moments
  • New Challenges
  • Recognition For Job Well Done


Employee Benefits

  • Get paid $ to refer your friends *
  • Tip share - earn up to $2/hr extra in tips
  • 50% off the BEST burgers (or other menu options)
  • Free uniform & hats
  • Paid time off - vacation & sick**
  • Flexible schedule in a fund environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401(k) match (21 and older)
  • Medical, dental & vision options **
  • Voluntary benefit options
  • Pet insurance 
  • Hospital indemnity
  • Ad&d insurance
  • Critical illness
  • Identity theft protection
  • Flex spending account
  • Life insurance

*Referred employee must be in good standing and referee must be employed by Smashburger at time of payout. Bonus is paid in two distributions

** Eligibility based off time in position and average hours worked.

Smashburger Staff
Staff at Smashburger

our values

Guest Focus

  • We provide great taste and superior value to all our guests
  • We treat our guests with sincere service and a warm smile
  • We take part in creating exceptional guest experience

Speed With Excellence

  • We plan, decide and act quickly
  • We set challenging goals and execute well
  • We constantly find ways to improve and innovate

Humility To Listen & Learn

  • We seek, welcome and value feedback
  • We acknowledge and learn from our mistakes
  • We aspire to learn from people from all walks of life

Spirit Of Family & Fun

  • We take care of each other and bring out the best in everyone
  • We are true to our name, hard-working and happy
  • We recognize individuality and foster teamwork


  • We live by honesty and do what is right
  • We act as responsible stewards of the company
  • We speak our minds constructively when needed
People Enjoying Smashburger

Where Burger people thrive

Paid training - WE train you to do your job to Gold standard!

  • 6 Weeks for all Restaurant Managers
  • 4 Weeks for Shift Leaders

We Recognize Our Teams! 

  • Promotions, milestones, and special achievements are celebrated company-wide.
  • Monthly rewards given to employees who go above and beyond.

We make working fun!

  • Monthly contests and great prizes!
Order Counter at Smashburger
Smashburger Staff

Equal Employment Opportunity

Smashburger is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in all terms conditions and privileges of employment. We prohibit discrimination against all applicants, employees, or guests on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, color, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age disability, marital or veteran status, pregnancy, off-duty legal activities, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAA), Smashburger offers accommodations for individuals with disabilities that may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please inform Smashburger’s personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.