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Shake Shack, Classic NYC Burger Joint, to Go Public

From a hot dog stand in a park to a listing on the NYSE.
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Shake Shack, famous for its frozen custards and hamburgers, filed for an initial public offering with Securities and Exchange Commission regulators on Monday to raise $100 million. The fast food burger joint has applied to have its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SHAK."

The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering are yet to be determined.After the offering, Shake Shack will stand as a separate company from its majority owner Union Square Hospitality Group.The chain has 63 posts within the U.S. and internationally. In the fiscal year ending Dec. 25, 2013, Shake Shack's revenue totaled $82.5 million, a $25 million revenue gain since the 2012 fiscal year, according to an SEC filing.

Restaurateur Danny Meyer first opened Shake Shack in 2001 out of a hot dog cart in a New York City park.


-- Hailey Lee, CNBC