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Little bit today so we brought shake shack.
I'm -- with the CEO Randy gritty thank you so much for coming on you've been CEO for about two years.
Do -- with the rebel five years and been with our overall find on it coming for fourteen years thank you have seen it.
In the time and that you've been there is astronomical.
And sales are booming.
How do you understand considering cut -- -- category you're not fast food and a high end and those Tuesday.
He's definitely -- -- we're not mean you have to remember that she check was a happy accident it started as this hot dog cart that we did for three years to raise money for Madison square park.
And then turn -- check ever and -- was right here in New York that's right and then you know it was an accident was never supposed to be this thing that was an international -- the success story.
-- it's grown slowly it took us five years open the second one on the upper west side right.
We've grown slowly and now we're at a point where they're brand in the -- -- resonating with people and and we're grown quite a bit so we were having a fun time.
Growing a responsible company you have she -- in Connecticut Massachusetts Pennsylvania Florida and Washington DC and it would just open in Boston -- As well which has been phenomenal success.
Why why is it that people can't get enough but she -- -- and I think if you realizes what what what fast food ruined over the last sixty years didn't they said you know.
How fast we pump you up and with calories and -- -- in and out of here and and frankly don't even comment we just want you to drive through.
We said let's strip that down and what can we add to the dialogue don't want fast he became -- -- all natural no hormone knowing about it beef.
Cooked to order a hospitality.
That our company has been famous for for twenty years.
And just a place where we want you to come hang out.
And gather as a community and she checked ultimately becomes a mere of that community that it grows it and that's why -- -- -- category.
Yeah I think we've helped create a new way of people say you know what I don't -- -- eat fast food when I -- he ever.
I wanted to write and I know I wanna put good ingredients in my body so I want negotiation.
Can you define how sales have -- on a percentage basis here of the year that we've put amazingly each time especially New York City where we've grown another shake shack.
Each other -- -- is always gotten busier at.
So it's been funny and we always learn adoration of the market -- it's certainly not yet had.
I think I think ultimately with any -- there would be -- got a long way to go and and shake -- is good we've learned any economy.
If you're struggling -- you just got laid off a few years ago.
-- so we're gonna have fun we still need a place to take it day you know shake -- became a place that was a great value and still fun.
That's key because you know we're doing stories all the time -- the fast food giants McDonald's burger.
King Wendy's revamping their restaurants revamping their menus.
You know McDonald's just got rid of their Angus burgers because they cost between foreign five dollars because it's a premium meat and customers -- buying them.
They want the dollar -- you know.
So it customer they're cutting back even on the cheap things which is fast food you're not seeing any of that.
None of -- we're seeing the complete trade up our guess is the person says.
It's it's all about the dollar menu for me it's about knowing I'm doing the right thing when and where my ingredients are sourced from and -- -- -- -- a -- And an overseas markets it's kind of nuts how -- -- -- it -- -- -- Finally -- you would not believe -- went to do -- Kuwait today how successful and fun it really is for the population Middle East and we're opening in Istanbul in two weeks.
But Turkish shake shack which -- fabulous and importantly in London in July.
So we -- -- -- market.
It's going to be great we're we're already feeling the excitement of our open their right Covent Garden London right and what did you decorate our set with every at all chocolate -- -- an analogy you know you should she actually got to have a -- but -- arrived.
I think what -- what got us here is really this classic Jack burger which is -- are all natural.
Fresh -- -- of -- you know 100% all natural.
We do not -- He's well I can't tell you out on -- alarm -- -- It's kind of a house made -- email but it iron.
It was a collection of people about and that's been locked the way through the rest underneath it like Coca Cola's secret -- -- -- there's only a few people who know how to make the shacks -- you know make it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- hat OK so we want you know being nice here and happy that I got out of they'll never find out either are at it -- secret that absolutely.
-- -- hit a hot dog apparently if you are tell you had a season high yes so there's a fun thing that we do on Memorial Day coming up here just on holidays we do our -- which is our fresh made corn batter more old school -- you know.
Remembering what a great corn dog used to be like get -- at a street fair.
And we just run out for Memorial Day weekend for the -- unit itself seller it's it's people come out for it because they know it's only a few times I know a lot as seasonal.
Entrees -- offerings do really well and finally -- helping kids.
Like yeah we've got a twenty year relationship with an amazing organizations share our strength and they are fighting it and -- hunger in our country and what -- expected to start the great American shakes out where this month.
You two dollars coming to -- check you two dollars directly to sheriff strength.
We give you appreciate this is like five bucks which is five dollars and you know already this month we raise -- 150000 dollars and given away 75000.
So we want -- come in and we've blown away our own expectations this second year.
And it's for a great cause it to help kids who who fight -- Thank you so much for coming nine for speeding up lines from my -- -- and it could have an -- states -- Lola.
Find a city that -- it because it is Phillips to thank you thanks.
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