Shake Shack

Shake Shack is a modern day burger stand serving a classic menu of burgers, hot dogs, crispy chicken, fries, frozen custard, shakes, beer & wine at 300+ locations. Read more

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Smashburger is Shake Shack's #1 competitor. Smashburger is a Private company that was founded in null in Denver, Colorado. Smashburger is in the Restaurants industry. Compared to Shake Shack, Smashburger has 1,079 more employees.

Firehouse Restaurant Group, Inc. is seen as one of Shake Shack's biggest rivals. Firehouse Restaurant Group, Inc. was founded in Jacksonville, Florida} in 1994. Firehouse Restaurant Group, Inc. competes in the Restaurants field. Compared to Shake Shack, Firehouse Restaurant Group, Inc. generates $297M more revenue.

Potbelly is one of Shake Shack's top competitors. Potbelly is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and was founded in 1977. Potbelly is in the Restaurants field. Potbelly generates 52% the revenue of Shake Shack.


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Shake Shack Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Shake Shack's revenue is the ranked 12th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3B. Over the last four quarters, Shake Shack's revenue has grown by 69.2%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $155.3M; in Q4 2020, it was $157.5M; in Q3 2020, it was $130.4M; in Q2 2020, Shake Shack's revenue was $91.8M.

Shake Shack Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Shake Shack

Shake Shack Funding History

Since Shake Shack was founded in 2004, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Shake Shack has raised $105.0M. Shake Shack's funding round was on Jan 2015 for a total of $105.0M





Jan 2015

Since Shake Shack was founded in 2004, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Shake Shack has raised $105.0M. Shake Shack's funding round was on Jan 2015 for a total of $105.0M

Shake Shack Investments

No recent investments found related to Shake Shack

Shake Shack News

June 16, 2021The Business Journals: Washington, D.C.

Shake Shack finds a second-generation home near Pike & Rose

The popular chain will replace another fast-food joint that recently closed.... See more »
June 7, 2021Chew Boom

Shake Shack Is Testing Buffalo 'Shroom Sandwich, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich And Buffalo Chick'n Bites At Select Locations In California

For a very limited time, Shack Shack is testing a new Buffalo 'Shroom Sandwich, Buffalo Chicken Sandw... See more »
June 7, 2021The Business Journals: Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point

Shake Shack plans second restaurant in Milwaukee market

The restaurant is proposed at the site of a former Perkins Restaurant & Bakery location.... See more »
June 3, 2021The Business Journals: New York

Shake Shack's Meyer joins Bezos as investor in food-tech company NotCo

The plant-based food company counts Jeff Bezos as an investor.... See more »
June 3, 2021The Business Journals: Tampa Bay

Shake Shack to open first Tampa location in Midtown

Get ready for burgers, crinkle-cut fries and handspun milkeshakes.... See more »
May 26, 2021Entrepreneur


A 4.5% jump in Tuesday's session was enough to make shares of fast food burger joint Shake Shack (NYS... See more »
May 25, 2021Benzinga

Why These 2 Shake Shack Analysts Are Turning Bullish

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and restaurants begin to open, Shake Shack's (NYSE: SHAK) recovery is e... See more »

Shake Shack Blogs

July 1, 2016Shake Shack Blog

City of Butter-ly Love Concrete Rocks Univeristy City Shack This July

Victory is sweet. For the first time ever, we partnered with the Drexel University Food Lab on a Conc... See more »
July 1, 2016Shake Shack Blog

Hoppy Fourth! Cool Down and Turn Up This Weekend With A Shack Shandy

Cool down, turn up, and shake it like a Shack Shandy this summer at the Shack! Our limited-time perfe... See more »
June 30, 2016Shake Shack Blog

Park It Here! Reppin' the O.G. Shack at Taste of London 2016

Cheers to good times! The London Shacks were stoked to be at Taste of London 2016 servin' up some gru... See more »
June 30, 2016Shake Shack Blog

Shack gives back: Northern New Jersey Shacks get down and dirty for muckfest MS

On Saturday, June 25th, the Northern New Jersey Shacks partnered up for the second time with The Nati... See more »
June 29, 2016Shake Shack Blog

Dine Out For #OrlandoUnited on Thursday, June 30th

Shake Shack stands with Orlando. The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, in partnership with ... See more »
June 24, 2016Shake Shack Blog

Raising the Roof and Awareness:

Ain't no party like a Shake Shack party. We partnered up with our friends at, one of ... See more »
June 23, 2016Shake Shack Blog

Full Belly Laughs: Brooklyn Brewery & Above Average

Four comedians walk into the Above Average Showcase at Brooklyn Brewery.As an end-of-show surprise on... See more »

Shake Shack Press Releases

September 29, 2020PR Newswire

Cappello's Enhances Its Frozen-Fresh Category Leadership with the Close of Series B Funding Round

DENVER, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cappello's, the makers of frozen-fresh, simple, real-ingredien... See more »
August 14, 2020StreetInsider

Lever Foundation Praises Shake Shack for Landmark Commitment to Use Cage-Free Eggs Globally

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Â Shake Shack, the fast-growing New York City-based restaurant... See more »
April 21, 2020O'Dwyer's PR News

Shake Shack, Harvard Seek PR Redemption

Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer gets an "A" for returning the $10M loan his chain received under the ... See more »
February 4, 2020Business Wire

Shake Shack to Announce Fourth Quarter 2019 Financial Results on February 24, 2020

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shake Shack Inc. ("Shake Shack" or the "Company") (NYSE: SHAK), will relea... See more »
January 8, 2020Travel PR News

HMSHost opens Rocco's Tacos, Flash Fire Pizza, and Shake Shack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

With top notch Mexican food, garden-fresh pizza, and leading burgers, HMSHost has options covered for... See more »
April 23, 2019GlobeNewswire

Washington Prime Group Celebrates another Leasing Milestone with the Addition of Shake Shack at Arbor Hills Town Center

The Company continues to redefine the retail experience with interesting food and beverage offerings ... See more »

Shake Shack Videos

June 29, 2017Shake Shack Youtube Channel

"Shack at Home: Shack-cago Dog" on YOUTUBE

June 23, 2017Shake Shack Youtube Channel

"Shack at Home: Bacon, Egg N' Cheese" on YOUTUBE

June 16, 2017Shake Shack Youtube Channel

"Shack at Home: Chick'n Shack Recipe" on YOUTUBE

September 15, 2016Shake Shack Youtube Channel

"The Shacksperience" on YOUTUBE

March 10, 2016Shake Shack Youtube Channel

"Shake Shack Fashion Square Housewarming" on YOUTUBE

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Shake Shack Summary



Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) operates a chain of fast food restaurants. It sprouted from a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in Manhattan in 2004 to support the Madison Square Park Conservancy's first art installation. The cart was quite the succes...


Shake Shack's CEO, Randy Garutti, currently has an approval rating of 88%. Shake Shack's primary competitors are Smashburger, Firehouse Restaurant Group, Inc. & Potbelly.

Frequently Asked Questions about Shake Shack

  1. When was Shake Shack founded?

    Shake Shack was founded in 2004
  2. Who is Shake Shack's CEO?

    Shake Shack's CEO is Randy Garutti
  3. How much revenue does Shake Shack generate?

    Shake Shack generates $535M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Shake Shack have?

    Shake Shack has historically raised $105M in funding
  1. Where is Shake Shack's headquarters?

    Shake Shack's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  2. How many employees does Shake Shack have?

    Shake Shack has 6,101 employees
  3. What sector does Shake Shack operate in?

    Shake Shack is in Restaurant Franchises, Food Processing
  4. Who are Shake Shack's competitors?

    Shake Shack's top competitors are Smashburger, Firehouse Restaurant Group, Inc., Potbelly