Smashburger continues Houston-area expansion
Smashburger, a chain of fast casual restaurants, has announced that its fifth Houston-area store opened in Atascocita on August 26, 2009. According to the information provided, the new 1,900 sq ft restaurant is capable of accommodating 80 diners and will employ 35 people.
“Smashburger’s goal is to offer a better burger that becomes every neighborhood’s favorite,” said Smashburger founder Tom Ryan. “We look forward to sharing our delicious Smashburgers with Atascocita neighborhoods and nearby businesses. It’s the great home for Smashburger and a perfect place for burger fanatics.”
Denver, Colorado-based Smashburger is, it says, a fast-casual restaurant designed to be every city’s favorite burger place. Developed and owned by private equity and concept-development firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), Smashburger develops both company and joint-venture partner stores. The company has sold franchise agreements that will total more than 200 locations over the next five years. The company, joint venture and franchise development deals are part of Smashburger’s plan to open 500 plus restaurants across the country. (kbp)