Shake Shack’s global expansion now includes more than just new restaurants. The New York-based burger chain is officially in the business of room service, kicking off in-room dining at the Chicago Athletic Association hotel today, according to a release.
Guests staying in any of the hotel’s 241 rooms are able to order from the restaurant’s full menu. Shake Shack opened in the hotel’s first-floor lobby in May 2015 and sources ingredients from local producers in Chicago.
The menu is available for room service from 3 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. each day. Continuing its locally focused custom, Shake Shack has special Chicago-inspired items available: the Shack-ago Dog, which comes with Rick’s Picks Shack relish, onion, cucumber, pickle, tomato, sport pepper, celery salt, and mustard; and the Publican Pork Sausage, served with cheddar and American cheese sauce and ShackMeister Ale-marinated shallots.
This is the first hotel where Shake Shack’s menu is available for room service. Reached for comment, a spokesperson tells Eater there are currently no plans to "launch this in other Shacks."
The chain is also in the process of expanding with new restaurants: an outpost opened in Seoul, South Korea in July, and Shake Shack’s 100th location opened in Boston earlier this month. And further growth has two more restaurants slated for California, in Hollywood and Century City.