Shake Shack hosts pop-up event ahead of first Colorado restaurant opening

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 28: In this photo illustration a cheeseburger and french fries are served up at a Shake Shack restaurant on January 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The burger chain, with currently has 63 locations, is expected to go public this week with an IPO priced between $17 to $19 a share. The company will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SHAK. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DENVER — Popular burger chain Shake Shack is expected to open its first Colorado restaurant later this year.

An official opening date has not been announced, but the chain hosted a pop-up preview event on Saturday.

It was held at The Source at 3350 Brighton Blvd.

Founder Danny Meyer was expected to be at the event.

ShackBurgers were served on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limit of two burgers per person.

Shake Shack will open later this year at a high-rise at 30th and Larimer streets.

The restaurant will feature the restaurant’s signature 100 percent all-natural Angus beef burgers, crinkle-cut fries and fresh frozen custard.

Shake Shack has several locations across the U.S., mostly on the East Coast.

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