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Company Overview of Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc.

Company Overview

Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc. owns and operates restaurants, hotels, casinos, and live music venues in the United States and internationally. It also provides apparels, hats, bags, jewelry/ watches, accessories, and outerwear for men and women; pins, glassware, and pins accessories; gifts, music products, toys and games, and gift cards; and kids and junior apparels online. The company also franchises its locations. Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Orlando, Florida with cafes in the United States/Canada, Mexico/Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. It also has hotels and casino in Cancun, Chicago, San Diego, Bali, Ibiza, Orlando, Palm Spr...

6100 Old Park Lane

Orlando, FL 32835

United States

Founded in 1971





Key Executives for Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 57
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
President of Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc. Key Developments

Hard Rock International Hires Daniel Cheng as SVP of Business Development, Asia-Pacific

Hard Rock International announced the hiring of Daniel Cheng as SVP of Business Development, Asia-Pacific. Cheng will be responsible for identifying the appropriate casino investment and development partners within key countries, such asJapan, Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines. Cheng will be based out of Singapore.

Qannas Investments Limited Enters into an Area Development Agreement (ADA) with Hard Rock International

Qannas Investments Limited announced that it has entered into an area development agreement (ADA) with Hard Rock International to establish three Hard Rock Cafe restaurants in leading Eastern Europe destinations. The first Hard Rock Café to be established pursuant to the ADA will be in the Atlas Capital Centar in Podgorica, Montenegro, one of the large mixed use development projects in Eastern Europe. QIL will make an equity investment of $3 million in the project, with the proceeds to be deployed in the construction, equipping and pre-operating costs of this Hard Rock Café. A separate management company will be appointed to operate the asset.

Hard Rock International to Open Hard Rock Cafe in Kazakhstan

Hard Rock International announced the opening of Hard Rock Cafe in the territory of Kazakhstan. The new cafe is located near Seifullin Avenue, on the crossroads of Amangeldy and Karasai batyr streets. Hard Rock Cafe Almaty boasts three floors, including a large Rock Shop on the first floor featuring rock 'n' roll-inspired items, as well as collectible Hard Rock Cafe Almaty merchandise available only at this location. The second floor features a huge central bar and restaurant seating with exquisite booth lounges. There is also an entertainment stage with audio to host live music and DJ events showcasing the region's emerging talent as well as international acts. The third floor offers intimate restaurant and booth dining with the addition of two VIP lounge areas, perfect for soaking up the vibrant late night entertainment.

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