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Shake Shack sprouted from a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in Manhattan to support the Madison Square Park Conservancy’s first art installation. The cart was quite the success, with Shack fans lined up daily for three summers.

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Original Shake Shack burger and hot dog cart

In 2004, a permanent kiosk opened in the park: Shake Shack was born. This modern day “roadside” burger stand serves up the most delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and more. An instant neighborhood fixture, Shake Shack welcomed people from all over the city, country and world who gathered together to enjoy fresh, simple, high-quality versions of the classics in a majestic setting. The rest, as they say, is burger history.

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May 14, 2020

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Need a change of (virtual) scenery? Download our new Shack Zoom + Microsoft Teams backgrounds! Download Shake Shack Burger Background for Zoom + Microsoft Teams   Download Shack Burger (Closeup) Background for Zoom + Microsoft Teams   Download Cheese Fries Background for Zoom + Microsoft Teams   Download Cheese Fries (Closeup) Background for Zoom +... READ MORE...

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Shake Shack Exterior Illustration

We’re committed to extending hospitality beyond the four walls of each Shack into the surrounding community. That means carefully sourced premium ingredients from like-minded purveyors we admire and love; thoughtful, well-crafted and responsible design for its place; and deep community support through donations, events, and volunteering. See more good

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Looking into a shack with customers enjoying food