Williamson Inc. welcomed Shake Shack to Franklin on Monday with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration.

The event drew dozens of community members, including government and business leaders who helped welcome the New York City-based restaurant chain to the Cool Springs' McEwen Northside development, marking the company’s third location in Tennessee.

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“It’s just really exciting that Shake Shack is here in Franklin,” Williamson Inc. Senior Vice President of Community Relations Nancy Conway said.

“Shake Shack chose a great place to be,” Franklin Vice Mayor Bev Burger added.

Shake Shack also announced that for every burger sold on Tuesday, Shake Shack will donate $1 to Franklin-based non profit One Generation Away, which provides food to those in need in Middle Tennessee.

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Shake Shack features ShackBurgers, the Chick’n Shack, crinkle-cut fries and hand-spun shakes.

The restaurant will also have a selection of specialty treats including Shack-made Lemonade, Shack Red, White and Rosé canned wines, ShackMeister Ale brewed by Brooklyn Brewery and local beer from Yazoo Brewing, I Believe Brewing and Honky Tonk Brewing.

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More information about Shake Shack can be found here.

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