Smashburger Announces Grand Opening of Fourth Calgary Restaurant

Local Residents Can Savor the ‘Better Burger’ in Deerfoot on September 16

DENVER - September 16, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, announced that it will open its fourth Calgary location at 971-64 Ave NE, Calgary, AB today at 11:00 AM. In celebration of the grand opening, Smashburger will be giving away free hand-spun shakes for a year to the first 50 customers who come through the doors. The first 50 guests will receive a re-usable Smashburger branded shake cup with a punch card to receive 52 free shakes with purchase.

“We are excited to bring Smashburger’s better burger to Deerfoot, Calgary. Satisfying and real, basic and good, affordable and fresh – Smashburger is a place with a burger soul,” says Smashburger President & CEO, Scott Crane. “With a broad menu of handcrafted burgers, chicken, salads, signature sides, and handspun shakes, Smashburger has something for everyone and we are proud to be opening another location in the area.”

This new Smashburger in Deerfoot will feature a menu created with regional flavors and tastes in mind. The menu includes the Calgary burger or chicken sandwich topped with Montreal seasoned grilled onions, pepper jack, applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato & dijon-mayonnaise on a kaiser roll.

At Smashburger, the secret is in the smash. It starts with 100-percent—fresh, never frozen beef and is smashed on a 400 degree flat grill to sear in the juicy flavor. To further the “better burger” experience, the delicious burgers are served on toasted artisan buns and topped with a selection of the freshest produce, real cheeses, and highest-quality condiments.

Smashburger has over 330 restaurant locations and is more than just burgers. Customers can also enjoy a selection of tender marinated grilled or crispy chicken sandwiches and fresh-tossed signature salads, along with a variety of irresistible sides including rosemary and garlic–seasoned Smashfries, Haystack Onions, and Veggie Frites (flash-fried and seasoned carrot sticks and green beans). The restaurant will also serve a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages ranging from handspun shakes, to root-beer floats in frosted mugs, and a selection of beer.

The 2,400 square foot Calgary Smashburger, has dining room seating for 79 guests, will be the fourth location to open in the Calgary. Regular restaurant hours will be 11:00AM to 10:00PM daily. For holiday hours, please call the restaurant directly at 587-315-0804.

Local fans are also encouraged to join Smashburger’s Smash Club. Smash Club members receive the latest news, tastiest promotions, and exclusive coupons. For more information on Smashburger, please visit or check us out on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

About Smashburger

Smashburger is a leading fast casual “better burger” restaurant known for its fresh never frozen, 100% Certified Angus Beef® burgers that are smashed on the grill to sear in the juices, creating an upscale quality burger packed with flavor and served at a great value. In addition to burgers, Smashburger offers grilled or crispy chicken sandwiches, fresh salads, signature side items such as Haystack onions and Veggie Frites, and hand spun Haagen-Dazs® shakes. On each market menu, Smashburger offers locally inspired items like the regional burger, as well as regional sides and local craft beer. Smashburger began in 2007 with the vision of Rick Schaden and funding by Consumer Capital Partners—the private equity firm that Rick and his father Richard own. There are currently over 330 corporate and franchise restaurants operating in 34 states and seven countries. To learn more, visit

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Smashburger is a leading fast casual "better burger" restaurant known for its fresh never frozen, 100% Certified Angus Beef® burgers that are smashed on the grill to sear in the juice.


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