Randy Garutti

CEO & Director at Shake Shack

Randy Garutti has served as Shake Shack’s Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors since April 2012. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Garutti served as our Chief Operating Officer since January 2010. Prior to leading Shake Shack, Mr. Garutti was the Director of Operations, overseeing the operations for all restaurants in the Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG). Mr. Garutti has worked with USHG and Danny Meyer for 15 years. In addition, Mr. Garutti served as General Manager of Union Square Cafe and Tabla, both of which won numerous accolades in the hospitality industry. Mr. Garutti graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 1997. Mr. Garutti was selected to our board of directors because of his leadership role in our development and growth and because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in strategic planning and leadership in the hospitality business.



  • CEO & Director

    Current role

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