The Real Deal Miami

Danny Meyer on Shake Shack, the Related deal and why he lives close to his restaurants

By Lauren Elkies | May 24, 2012 09:00AM

Danny Meyer

From the May issue: Danny Meyer is the founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which operates the New York City restaurants Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Blue Smoke, Maialino and North End Grill, as well as the Whitney Museum eatery Untitled and the three restaurants in the Museum of Modern Art. The company also runs 14 outposts of the burger joint Shake Shack in Manhattan, Miami Beach, Washington, D.C., Dubai and Kuwait City, with six more slated to open this year (including another one in South Florida). Meyer also heads Union Square Events catering and Hospitality Quotient consulting. He has co-authored three books, including his business tome, “Setting the Table.” [more]