From June 9 through 13, Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group is commemorating ten years of the original Shake Shack in Madison Square Park with a little help from April Bloomfield, Daniel Boulud, Dave Chang, Daniel Humm, and Andrew Zimmern. Bloomfield, who, with business partner Ken Friedman, also happens to be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Spotted Pig this summer, has come up with a custom-blend beef burger with applewood-smoked bacon and Tickler English Cheddar sauce. The full rundown of the multi-day Shackiversary includes live music and an "epic Shack-inspired cake" from occasional collaborator Dominique Ansel and can be found here, but it's really the cheffed-up hamburgers — each served for one day only — at the center of this celebration. Marvel at Bloomfield's towering achievement above (it'll be served Friday June 13), then check out the rest of the guest chef contributions, straight ahead.
Here they are, along with the official descriptions:
Daniel Boulud's contribution, called "the Piggie Shack," will be served June 9.
Dave Chang's "Momofuku Shrimp Stack" debuts, shrimp patty and all, June 10.
Andrew Zimmern goes for the goat with his relatively spare "AZ Cabrito Butter Burger," served June 11.
Here's Daniel Humm's namesake "Humm Burger," which debuts June 12. Fast-food enthusiasts may recognize it as a distant relative to Humm's old "Humm Dog," truffle mayo and all.
All of the deluxe, special edition hamburgers cost $8.50, with $1 from each purchase going to the Madison Square Park Conservancy.