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shakeshack-emp.jpgDanny Meyer explains one of his main reasons for opening Shake Shack, which started as a hot dog cart based out of the Eleven Madison Park kitchen: "We had the best crew of coat checkers you could imagine at Eleven Madison Park...It allowed us to give them a job during the summer — usually, we wouldn't be able to hire them until September." [GS]

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