Shane's Rib Shack Presents The Shaniac Burger, a BBQ & Burger Masterpiece

Created Personally by Shane Thompson, Shane's Rib Shack President and Founder

Jun 03, 2010, 10:30 ET from Shane's Rib Shack

ATLANTA, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shane's Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands Company, announces their latest menu addition, the Shaniac Burger, a half pound grilled cheeseburger piled high with BBQ pork and topped with creamy coleslaw.  Developed personally by Shane Thompson, president and founder of Shane's Rib Shack, the Shaniac Burger is available for a limited time only in all Shane's Rib Shack locations (log onto for locations).

The Shaniac Burger is already causing quite a bit of chatter on the Shane's Rib Shack FaceBook page with a few unsolicited comments below:

  • "I tried it Saturday since I wasn't one of the first customers for the free rib giveaway. The burger is delicious and awesome!!!!"
  • YUM! I can already see the stains on my T-shirt!
  • "We tried the SHANIAC burger and it was really shared by 2 people if you aren't a big eater--that's a LOT of sandwich!"

"Shane's Rib Shack is always looking for unique food combinations to tempt our customer's taste buds, which for a limited time now includes the Shaniac Burger, a BBQ & Burger masterpiece," says Shane Thompson, president and founder of Shane's Rib Shack.  "My inspiration behind the Shaniac Burger is simple.  I married two of my favorite things together:  my love of grilling out hamburgers and smoking BBQ pork, together under one big bun.

For the true Shane's Rib Shack lovers, Shane offers customers the opportunity to "Become a Shaniac" where members will receive a welcome gift just for joining - plus an exclusive birthday offer, as well as monthly news and rewards from Shane's.  In addition, BBQ lovers can become a fan on Shane's Rib Shack's FaceBook page and follow on Twitter to keep up with Shane, the Commissioner of BBQ.  As the Commissioner of BBQ, Shane will share his BBQ expertise, continue his ongoing community involvement and seek customer input on anything from menu items to "Shaniac" madness.

Shane's Rib Shack currently has locations throughout the state of Georgia, including metro Atlanta, Athens, Brunswick, Hinesville, St. Simons Island, Statesboro, McDonough and Savannah.  Additionally, Shane's has restaurants in the following states:  Tennessee, North Carolina, Arizona, Louisiana, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Iowa, Ohio, Kentucky and New York.  For a complete list of locations and franchise information, please log onto

About Shane's Rib Shack

Shane's Rib Shack is a true American rib shack, known for its slow-cooked ribs, hand-chopped chicken and pork, and many southern sides to compliment each plate.  The original shack was founded in 2002, in rural McDonough, Ga. by Shane Thompson, who started the restaurant with his grandfather's secret BBQ sauce.  Since becoming a franchised restaurant in 2004, Shane's Rib Shack has grown to become the country's fastest growing fast-casual barbecue concept.  Shane's Rib Shack was selected as #56 on the Fast Casual Movers and Shakers list of 2009 and selected to Franchise Times Fast 55 list, highlighting the very best of the Fast Casual industry's over 600 restaurants.  Shane's Rib Shack currently operates more than 60 locations.  For more information, visit

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