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Italy’s Most Famous Chef Will Roll Out a Limited-Edition Shake Shack Burger Next Week

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The "Emilia" is available for one day only, and there will only be 1,000 of them. Photo: Shake Shack

Massimo Bottura, the renowned Italian chef, is coming to town, and on Monday he’ll be at Shake Shack’s original Madison Square Park location, where just 1,000 of his limited-edition hamburgers will be served. In a move reminiscent of the chain’s bonkers chef collaborations from the summer, Bottura collaborated with culinary director Mark Rosati on this powerhouse, which has got Parmigiano-Reggiano mixed right into the LaFrieda-blend beef, as well as two rounds of ultrapork-y cotechino, some bright salsa verde, and fancy balsamic mayo on top. Monday is also the Shack’s final day in the park, it turns out, until next year.

The “Emilia” — thankfully, no one decided to name the Columbus Day special the Niña, Pinta, or Santa María — will go for $8.95 a pop, and also commemorates the last day of operations at Shake Shack before the ten-year-old kiosk closes for renovations. Edwin Bragg, a Shake Shack rep, said previously that the renovations will take approximately five months to complete. Today, Danny Meyer’s restaurant group says that the location will reopen in “mid 2015.”

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Italy’s Most Famous Chef Will Roll Out a Limited-Edition Shake Shack