After months of anticipation, the first Shake Shack in Orange County opened its doors at the Irvine Spectrum on Friday, May 26, at 11:00 a.m. Shake Shack’s Irvine Spectrum location offers both indoor and outdoor seating, and is located near Regal Irvine Spectrum 21 RPX & IMAX. 

While Shake Shack fans are undoubtedly excited about the new opening, Shake Shake Irvine Spectrum is offering a unique OC Dreamsicle Shake which features vanilla frozen custard hand-spun with orange soda and topped with whipped cream and orange candy sprinkles. 

Shake Shack has committed that 5% of sales of the shake will benefit the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Managing more than 280 park units, the California Parks and Recreation Department provides care and maintenance for the finest and most diverse collection of natural, cultural, and recreational resources to be found within California.  

Founded in New York in 2004, Shake Shack has expanded internationally, now operating in Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, along with several other countries. They currently operate 26 locations in California and more than 430 stores globally.

Well-known for its Angus beef burgers, crinkle cut fries, crispy chicken thick, hand-spun shakes, and beer menu, Shake Shack has gained a cult-like following in its near two-decade existence.

Andrew McCaughan, Chief Development Officer at Shake Shack expressed his excitement about bringing the “first O.C. Shack” to the Irvine Spectrum.

“We are so excited to bring Shake Shack to Orange County,” McCaughan said. “We see Orange County as a huge opportunity for the company and we can’t wait to serve our delicious burgers and shakes to the community. Irvine Spectrum has been a great partner for our first O.C. Shack, and we are looking forward to growing our presence in the market with further planned Shacks in Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach.”

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