New Takes on Burgers and Shakes

Friday, March 1, 2019

Looking for inspiration to keep your burger and shakes ahead of the game? Try one of these 10 innovative burger builds and pair it with one of these popular shakes.

Signature cheeseburger; three shakes in glasses
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Signature Burger Builds

Put together a patty, a bun, and a topping or two, and you've got a burger. But making all of those components more distinctive creates a craveable menu signature.


Caprese Burger

Beef Patty + Basil Pesto + Sliced Mozzarella + Sliced Roma Tomatoes + Foccaccia


Grecian Burger

Feta Stuffed Lamb Patty + Yogurt Tzatziki + Little Gem Lettuce + Pita


Mac & Cheese Burger

Beef Patty + White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese + Bacon + Pickle Chips + Lettuce + Sesame Seed Bun


Cheesy Turkey Burger

Ground Turkey Patty + Spicy Cheese Sauce + Balsamic Roasted Onions + Toasted Portuguese Roll


Tex-Mex Patty Melt

Beef Patty + Adobo Mayo + Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese + White Bread, Griddled


Country Pork Burger

Pork Patty + Mushroom Country Gravy + Cole Slaw + Texas Toast


Kimchi Veggie Burger

Impossible Burger Patty + Sesame Scallion Mayo + Kimchi + Hamburger Bun


Bistro Salmon Burger

Salmon Patty + Baby Spinach Leaves + Gruyere Sauce + Caramelized Onions + Whole Wheat Sourdough Roll


Teriyaki Burger

Teriyaki-Glazed Kobe Patty + Wasabi Mayo + Crispy Fried Onions + Fried Egg + Hamburger Bun


Chicken Parm Burger

Chicken Patty + Sliced Roasted Tomatoes + Alfredo Sauce + Sliced Provolone + Arugula + Hero Roll


 

 

Top 10 Shake Flavors

Burgers and shakes are a classic combo. These are the flavors customers crave.

Shake Flavor            

% of US restaurant menus

4-Year Trend

Chocolate

76.5%+6%

Vanilla

74.5%+7%

Strawberry

69.1%+11%

Banana

26.3%+6%

Oreo

22.6%+26%
Peanut Butter17.4%+20%

Caramel

14.3%+22%
Mango13.2%+18%
Cherry11.2%+8%
Coffee10.1%+20%

 

Source: Datassential SNAP! Most Popularly Menued Shakes and Malts (2018)

The information provided is based on a general industry overview, and is not specific to your business operation. Each business is unique and decisions related to your business should be made after consultation with appropriate experts.