Stacey Vermiere waits to assemble burgers while cook Sheldon Smith slips patties on buns at Five Guys Burgers and Fries Sunday.

Stacey Vermiere waits to assemble burgers while cook Sheldon Smith slips patties on buns at Five Guys Burgers and Fries Sunday.

Five Guys open for business

Stacey Vermiere waits to assemble burgers while cook Sheldon Smith slips patties on buns at Five Guys Burgers and Fries Sunday.

Stacey Vermiere waits to assemble burgers while cook Sheldon Smith slips patties on buns at Five Guys Burgers and Fries Sunday.

Staff at the new south Gaetz Avenue eatery went through the paces, serving from its prepared fresh daily menu to invited patrons before it opens its doors to the public today at 11 a.m.

The local franchise is part of a chain with 900 American stores and 18 in Canada.