Shake Shack to open first store in Malaysia in 2023


Shake Shack started as a humble hot dog stand in New York City. The gourmet burger joint now has more than 100 stores worldwide, with their first Southeast Asia branch opening in 2019 at Jewel Changi Airport.

Thanks to the partnership between Shake Shack and SPC Group, Malaysians don’t have to suffer from fear of missing out (FOMO) – Shake Shack will be opening their first Malaysian branch in 2023. They are planning to establish at least 10 stores in our country by 2031.


10 branches to open by 2031


Shake Shack Malaysia - opening post
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On 6th January 2022, Shake Shack uploaded a Facebook post to announce that they are opening their first store in Malaysia in 2023. However, they did not mention the exact location or the opening date of the store in the post. 

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Shake Shack’s Chief Global Licensing Officer, Michael Kark, said in a press statement that the company is excited to continue expanding in Southeast Asia. Their goal is to open more than 45 Shake Shacks across Singapore, Korea and Malaysia in the upcoming years.

This include 10 brand new stores in Malaysia, all set to be completed by 2031.


Here’s what to expect at Shake Shack


Malaysians may anticipate a menu relatively similar to the one at Shake Shack branches in neighboring country, Singapore.

Shake Shack Malaysia - burger
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We can expect to see five different beef burgers on the menu, as the popular US burger joint is famous for its juicy Angus beef burgers, usually paired with crinkle-cut fries.

A popular order is the ShackBurger, the joint’s signature cheeseburger that’s topped with lettuce, tomatoes and a secret Shack sauce.

Shake Shack Malaysia - milkshakes
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In addition to burgers, Shake Shack offers flat-top hot dogs. These can be paired with their creamy milkshakes and frozen custard that come in a variety of flavours such as vanilla, chocolate and peanut butter.


Shake Shack to open first Malaysian store in 2023


Malaysians appreciate a decent burger, so it’s exciting to see Shake Shack expanding its operations to our country. Come 2023, we will have another spot to visit to gorge on burgers and milkshakes for lunch or dinner.

Meanwhile, we can keep up with Shake Shack on their Instagram and Facebook to find out more about their first Malaysian outlet. 

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