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Hard Rock Taps Michael Coury as New Corporate Executive Chef

Hard Rock International—owner of one of the world’s most-recognizable and iconic brands—announced the appointment of Michael Coury as Corporate Executive Chef. In his new role, Coury will draw on 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry, to lead culinary efforts and menu innovation for 178 corporate and franchise locations around the world.

Hard Rock International Appoints Antonio Bautista SVP of Company Cafe Operations

Hard Rock International—owner of one of the world’s most-recognizable and iconic brands—has appointed Antonio Bautista as Senior Vice President of Company Cafe Operations. In this new role, Bautista, who has been with the company for more than 20 years, will lead the Cafe Operations team, including overseeing the brand’s Area Vice Presidents, Facilities team and Retail Operations.

Hard Rock Names Stephen K. Judge President of Cafe Operations

Hard Rock International—owner of one of the world’s most-recognizable and iconic brands—announced the appointment of Stephen K. Judge as President of Cafe Operations. In this new role, Judge will use his more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry to oversee daily operations for 176 corporate and franchise locations around the world, drive Hard Rock’s world-famous branded retail merchandise business while growing and strengthening the Hard Rock Cafe portfolio.

Hard Rock Cafe's Heineken Brisket Burger Now Available

Hard Rock Cafe’s new Heineken Brisket burger and beer duet is packed with flavors sure to heat up the upcoming winter months.Now through January 29, the limited-time menu offering is available at Hard Rock Cafe locations around the nation:Heineken Brisket Burger—a half-pound, Certified Angus Beef patty topped with Heineken-braised brisket, caramelized barbecue onions, garlic aioli and Gouda cheese, served with Hard Rock’s seasoned fries.

Hard Rock Cafe's President, CEO Steps Down

Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc., one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, announced that Hamish Dodds, its president and CEO, decided to step down from his position in early 2017 to pursue new opportunities.

Hard Rock Cafe Debuts Its First Meatless Menu

Hard Rock is going green with its new, limited-time vegetarian menu just in time for Vegetarian Awareness Month. Beginning on October 3 through November 13, Hard Rock Cafe will expand its menu offerings and serve up fresh and unique vegetarian-friendly dishes and plant-based beverages, including Cauliflower “Wings” served Buffalo-style, a Grilled Ratatouille Wrap featuring grilled vegetables and Sriracha mayo, and a Very Veggie ‘Tini featuring a mix of fresh vegetable juice, Greek Yogurt and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

OctoberFest Schnitzel Burger Returns to Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe is celebrating authentic, German-inspired flavors with the return of its burger and beer duet.These seasonal menu items will be on tap at select Hard Rock Cafe locations nationwide beginning August 29 through October 2, including:Samuel Adams OctoberFest Schnitzel Burger—lightly breaded cutlets of tender pork schnitzel, layered with a Samuel Adams OctoberFest-infused beer cheese sauce, bacon and apple sauerkraut, Dijon mustard, lettuce and tomato, served on a pretzel bun; guests can pair their burger with a cold glass of Samuel Adams OctoberFest beerBaked Soft Pretzels—served with sides of Samuel Adams OctoberFest-infused beer cheese sauce and mustard,

Hard Rock's Mason Jar Sips Help Celebrate Summer

Hard Rock is shaking up summer with new mason jar mixers to help guests toast to a season full of fun.Whether indulging during happy hour at a local Hard Rock Cafe or mixing up an at-home version to serve guests at a summer soiree, these adult-only cocktails are perfect for the warmer months.

Hard Rock Introduces New World Burger Tour Menu

Hard Rock Cafe locations in North America are celebrating the start of burger season with a menu showcasing international Local Legendary Burgers—from the English Breakfast Burger, which pays homage to a classic English breakfast, and Hard Rock’s first location in London, to the Jamaican Jerk Burger, which features mango jalapeño cream cheese and jerk seasoning inspired by Montego Bay.

Hard Rock Lets Guests Sing for their Supper on Tax Day

Hard Rock has drummed up the perfect reward for Americans after they pay up to Uncle Sam on Tax Day – and it will be music to taxpayers’ ears.On April 18, Tax Day, Hard Rock Cafe guests who channel their inner artist and sing a song on the cafe stage will receive a free Legendary Burger.

Leap Day Babies Eat Free at Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock’s guests born on Leap Day get more than just the privilege of being a quarter of their age this February 29 at Hard Rock Café. This year, leaplings who celebrate their birthday at Hard Rock Cafes in the U.

Hard Rock Cafe Debuts New Burger and Beer Pairing for St. Patrick's Day

Hard Rock Cafe will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with its new GUINNESS Irish Stout and Jameson Irish Whiskey infused-burger and beer duet. The GUINNESS & Jameson Bacon Cheeseburger, paired with a GUINNESS stout, will be available at cafe locations across the nation beginning February 18 through April 10.

Hard Rock Offers Wedding and Honeymoon Vacation for Valentine's Day

Hard Rock is making this Valentine’s Day one to remember for couples who select the One Love Bob Marley Signature Series Wedding Package. For one day only, on February 14, Hard Rock Cafes in New York, Hollywood, California, and Las Vegas will offer for purchase at each location 10 themed wedding packages that include two Bob Marley Signature Series T-shirts, a minister, private chapel, photographer, cake, ceremony, and reception, and a four-day, three-night honeymoon hotel stay at the luxurious, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana.

Hard Rock Announces Award Winners at Annual Conference

Hard Rock International announced the winners of its 2015 awards in recognition of exceptional achievements and commitment of employees, franchisees, and partners throughout the year. Hard Rock selected its top stars from its venues in 68 countries and hundreds of partners worldwide based on criteria like financial performance, unique sales accomplishments, community contributions, creativity, strategic marketing, philanthropy, brand loyalty, and leadership.