Drexel Student's Dessert Makes it onto Shake Shack Menu

When you step into the Shake Shack in University City, one Drexel University student's dessert creation will be rubbing shoulders with the fast-food chain's other favorites.

Emily Lloyd, a culinary arts junior at Drexel University's Center for Hospitality and Management, this year created a flavor for what Shake Shack (NYSE: SHAK) calls its concrete — a dense frozen custard ice cream blended with mix-ins — as part of a contest for students of Drexel's Food Lab.

Starting Friday, Lloyd's dessert will be featured on University City Shake Shack's menu throughout July.

Eleven submissions were narrowed down to seven semi-finalists that gathered in April this year, where Shake Shack's Culinary Director Mark Rosati chose three finalists.

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