Our Story

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.

We Wrote the Book on Burgers!

Order our debut cookbook, Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories.

Rise and Shack

Breakfast is cookin’ at Madison Square Park, JFK, Fulton Center, Grand Central, Penn Station, Union Station, LAX and Dubai Airport.

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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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Dec 20, 2017

Morningside Masterpiece: NYC Artist Leon Johnson Decks Out the Morningside Heights Shack

Art of the Shack! The Morningside Heights Shack features the artwork of Leon Johnson, an illustrator and fine artist based in NYC. Leon works primarily in mixed media, ink, paint and found objects, and the art displayed at the Morningside Heights Shack was inspired by real Shake Shack guests and the surrounding Morningside Heights community.... READ MORE...

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Give Some Shack!

Treat someone special to burgers, fries and frozen custard from the Shack. Whether a Birthday, Holiday, Graduation, Congratulations, Thank You, Bon Voyage, Just Because or Whoops, My Bad – this is one gift that won’t be re-gifted. Do the right thing. Gift cards are available at Shake Shack. Or you can easily purchase one right now.

Give the
Gift of Shack!

Treat someone you love to delicious burgers, fries and frozen custard! Consider it the gift that keeps on giving… Purchase a Gift Card.

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Stand for something good

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We are the world! We love our planet and all its inhabitants. We’re working hard to lessen our footprint, and promise to keep pushing to make important new strides. We’re committed to extending hospitality beyond the four walls of each Shack into the surrounding community. Thank you for standing with us as we look to the future. See more good

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