Nov 16, 2015 | Member News

Better Burger Restaurant Celebrates Grand Opening By Donating 20% Of Proceeds On November 18 To Wounded Warriors Family Support

Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” restaurant, today announced that it will open its second Fort Collins location at 3300 S. College Ave, Fort Collins, CO on Wednesday November 18. The restaurant will open at 10:00 AM and 20% of proceeds will be donated back to the Wounded Warriors Family Support.

“We are thrilled to be expanding our hometown roots with another Smashburger in the Fort Collins area. We’re excited to be opening our doors on November 18th and look forward to partnering with Wounded Warriors Family Support,” says Smashburger Co-Founder & Chief Concept Officer, Tom Ryan. “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 Fort Collins will feature a menu created with regional flavors and tastes in mind. The menu includes the Colorado Smashburger and chicken sandwich with grilled green chilies, melted aged cheddar, pepper jack, lettuce, tomato and mayo on a spicy chipotle bun.

“We’re extremely excited to be partnering with Smashburger for its newest restaurant opening in Fort Collins,” commented Kevin Sanders, Development Director for Wounded Warriors Family Support. “Although we’re celebrating a week after Veteran’s Day, we feel it’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate those who have defended our country, and we look forward to seeing the local Fort Collins community celebrate the new restaurant and show their appreciation for Veterans.”

At Smashburger, the secret is in the smash. It starts with 100-percent—fresh, never frozen, All-natural Certified Angus 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 340 restaurant locations across the United States 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, root-beer floats in frosted mugs and beer, including local brews from New Belgium.

The 2,582 square foot Fort Collins Smashburger, which has dining room seating for 80 guests and patio seating for 48. Regular restaurant hours will be 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM daily. For holiday hours, please call the restaurant directly at 970-2269025.

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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 340 corporate and franchise restaurants operating in 35 states and seven countries. To learn more, visit