Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing better burger restaurant, operating ten stores throughout Northern New Jersey under Mascott Corporation, today announced that in addition to free Smashburgers for life to U.S. Women’s swimmer and multi-world record holder, Rebecca Soni, the company will award free Smashburgers until the 2016 Games to medalists Jordan Burroughs, wrestling, Cullen Jones, men’s swimming, Matt Emmons, shooting, Asjha Jones, women’s basketball and local U.S. Women’s Soccer Team members Tobin Heath, Carli Lloyd, Heather O’Reilly and Christie Rampone. Additionally, in recognition of their smashing performances, ALL other NJ athletes who participated in London will receive free Smashburgers for one calendar year.

Each New Jersey athlete will receive one free Smashburger, SmashChicken or salad, with Smashfries (or side of their choice), and a soft drink per week, free of charge, for their outstanding efforts and sportsmanship throughout the Games.

“We are proud of our New Jersey athletes as they gave it their all and represented the Garden State on the world’s largest stage,” said Scott Gillman, CEO of Mascott Corporation. “In recognition of their efforts, we are happy to award each of them with free Smashburgers for a job well done.”

This offer is valid for redemption at Smashburger’s ten store locations throughout Northern New Jersey for the athletes listed below (alphabetized by town):

FREE Smashburgers for LIFE for setting multiple world records:
·         Rebecca Soni (Plainsboro) – Gold Medalist and World Record Holder – Women’s Swimming

FREE Smashburgers for the next four years for medaling:
·         Tobin Heath (Basking Ridge) – Gold Medalist – Women’s Soccer
·         Matt Emmons (Brown Mills) – Bronze Medalist – Shooting
·         Carli Lloyd (Delran) – Gold Medalist – Women’s  Soccer
·         Heather O’Reilly (East Brunswick) – Gold Medalist – Women’s  Soccer
·         Cullen Jones (Irvington) – Gold Medalist – Men’s Swimming
·         Asjha Jones (Piscataway) – Gold Medalist – Women’s Basketball
·         Christie Rampone (Point Pleasant) – Gold Medalist – Women’s  Soccer
·         Jordan Burroughs (Sicklerville) – Gold Medalist – Men’s Wrestling

FREE Smashburgers for one year for their hard work and dedication to their respective sports:
·         Dagmara Wozniak (Avenel) – Fencing
·         Rachel Dawson (Berlin) – Field Hockey
·         Michelle Vittese (Cherry Hill) – Field Hockey
·         Steve Kasprzyk (Cinnaminson) – Rowing
·         Christina McHale (Englewood Cliffs) – Tennis
·         Connor Jaeger (Fair Haven) – Men’s Swimming
·         Steven Gluckstein (Highlands) – Men’s Gymnastics
·         Julie Culley (Lebanon) – Track and Field
·         Jeff Porter (Somerset) – Track and Field
·         Maya Lawrence (Teaneck) – Fencing

At Smashburger, the secret is in the smash.  It starts with 100-percent – fresh, never frozen, Certified Angus Beef that is smashed on a 400 degree flat grill to sear in itsjuicy flavor.  To further the “better burger” experience, its delicious burgers are served on a toasted artisan bun and topped with a selection of the freshest produce, real cheeses and highest-quality condiments. Smashburger’s juicy burgers are served alongside its hand-spun Häagen-Daz® shakes, Stewart’s® root-beer floats in frosted mugs, tempting sides and regional menu items crafted to please local palates.

Smashburger’s signature recipes and create your own burgers are smashed fresh, served delicious every time.  More than just burgers, customers can also enjoy a selection of tender marinated grilled chicken sandwiches, and fresh tossed signature salads, along with a variety of irresistible sides including rosemary and garlic–seasoned Smashfries, fried pickles, haystack onions, and veggie frites (flash-fried and seasoned asparagus spears, carrot sticks and green beans).  Smashburger’s regional menu includes favorites like the New Jersey Smashburger – 100-percent Certified Angus Beef burger topped with applewood smoked bacon, blue cheese crumbles, grilled onions, haystack onions, lettuce, tomato and mayo, served on an onion bun.

Smashburger has ten locations throughout Northern New Jersey including Clifton, East Hanover, Florham Park, Hackensack, Montclair/Glen Ridge, Morris Plains, Newark Liberty International Airport (Terminal C), New Providence, Paramus, Ramsey, and coming soon to Parsippany.  For more information on Smashburger, visit <> , or follow us on Twitter @SmashburgerNNJ.

About Smashburger
Smashburger, the country’s fastest growing, fast casual “better burger” restaurant, is a fresh approach to burgers and restaurants as a whole.  Its hand-crafted burgers are made with fresh, never frozen, 100% Certified Angus Beef, that are smashed, seared and seasoned on the grill to juicy perfection for every individual order.  Guests can create their own burger masterpiece or enjoy one Smashburger’s innovative signature recipes – including a unique burger for every local market that highlights the distinctive flavors of that region. Smashburger also serves tender marinated grilled chicken sandwiches, grilled and split hot dogs, freshly prepared salads, handspun Häagen-Daz® shakes and an array of signature sides. Developed and owned by private equity firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), Smashburger operates and develops both corporate and multi-unit franchise territories across the country with 164 restaurants worldwide. With the commitment from its franchise partners to build 463 units, Smashburger is on target to have 500 plus stores in the next few years. Smashburger was also named to the 2011 Inc. 500 list and is the recipient of the International Council of Shopping Centers 2011 Hot Retailer Award. To learn more, visit <> .

About Mascott Corporation
Mascott Corporation, based in Hillside, NJ, has owned and operated restaurants across the state for more than 20 years. The company currently operates more than a dozen restaurants operating under six different brands. The restaurants include Markers Restaurant, an upscale casual American Grille, located in Jersey City, NJ and the adjacent Markers Express, as well as franchised concepts including Smashburger, Cinnabon World Famous Cinnamon Rolls, Seattle’s Best Coffee, and Carvel Ice Cream.