Finally, some great news for Canadians that we can actually enjoy. For the first time ever, American fast food chain Shake Shack will be dipping its toes into Canada, opening its first location in Toronto next year.
In order to bring its food offerings to Canada, Shake Shack has teamed up with Toronto-based private investment companies Osmington Inc. and Harlo Entertainment Inc. We’ll finally be able to try what the U.S. has been raving about, in 2024.
According to Michael Kark, Chief Global Licensing Officer of Shake Shack, they plan to open 35 locations across Canada by 2035. So don’t worry Canada, everyone will get a chance to try the popular
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“We have been eyeing this incredible opportunity in Canada for quite some time and are elated to have found exceptional partners to serve Shack classics and bespoke Canada-exclusive items to our sophisticated neighbors to the north,” said Kark.
“Together with Osmington Inc. and Harlo Entertainment, we plan to open 35 Shacks in Canada by 2035 starting with the flagship location in Toronto in 2024. We can’t wait to be a part of the city’s bustling energy and innovative food scene.”
The new location will also collaborate with local purveyors and producers in order to build a one-of-a-kind Shack experience that is unique to the Toronto community.
As for its menu, it will feature signature items like the classic ShackBurger, Chicken Shack, classic crinkle cut fries, beer, wine, and frozen custard.
Since having opened its original location in 2004 in NYC’s Madison Square Park, Shake Shack has expanded to over 440 locations systemwide, with 290 spots in 32 U.S. states and over 150 international locations across London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Singapore, Dubai, Seoul and more.