Hard Rock Cafe Budapest Now Open
It drives crowds crazy in London, shocking people in Paris and charming fans in New York - now Hard Rock Cafe debuts in Budapest.
21 December 2011
Four-storey Rock Museum
The Hard Rock International announced that it opened its first local restaruant in the heart of a bustling metropolis, Budapest, in the corner of Vörösmarty tér and Váci utca. The Budapest restaurant is owned and managed by Bigosz Kft. The four-storey, 1,100 sq. m. club and restaurant has 220 seats 220, a stunning bar, live music stage and Rock Shop that attracts local visitors and foreign guests. Budapest's Hard Rock walls is decorated with individual pieces of the world's largest rock museum collection. The relics include handwritten letter from Madonna, Janis Joplin's purse, Slash waistcoat, Michael Jackson's hat, Prince, George Michael and Lenny Kravitz guitar, Mick Jagger suit, guitarist of Christina Aguilera and Bon Jovi - Richie Sambora costumes and Tina Turner shine black, glass-heeled shoes as well.
Confident in franchise partner to succeed
"We are delighted that Hungary is part of Hard Rock European expansion to open a business, because this country is very important for our company "- said Antonio Bautista, Hard Rock International Senior Operations & Development Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa. "We are confident that together with our franchise partner, Bigosz Kft we will share the Hard Rock experience with both local and foreign visitors."
The Hard Rock Cafe Budapest guests can enjoy meals prepared from fresh, local ingredients, as the world's favorite "Legendary Experience" dishes, mouth-watering, 10 oz Legendary Burger, or the Smokehouse delicacies perfectly developed simmer roast Hickory Bar-B-Que ribs and chicken. And if all this were not enough, the experience is improved with Hard Rock's award-winning specialty drinks such as the Hurricane, the Margarita variations, or Alternative Rock as a non-alcoholic cocktails offered in a Hard Rock souvenir glasses too. The Budapes restaruant's Rock shop offers unique pieces inspired by Rock & Roll music. The special local and Budapest design products are available only in this store as a collection of badges, of course.
The Hard Rock has committed to support charitable initiatives and humanitarian activities since its start in 1971, therefore, this commitment is important element of Hard Rock Cafe Budapest's soul. Hard Rock's employees worldwide highlight to live as important and useful members of local community. Budapest Hard Rockers will not be slothful to donate food, drink, or just their two hands' power to donate to grassroots organizations. Also they are pleased to support global Hard Rock initiatives with their work and enthusiasm such as Pinktober campaign against breast cancer, struggling to alleviate hunger - Imagine, or Rock icons brought to life event - Signature Series.
Let me entertain you
Hard Rock International in 52 countries with 172 locations including 136 Cafe & 15 Hotel and Casino is one of the world's best known brands. Starting with Eric Clapton's guitar, Hard Rock has grown as the world's largest rock museum has grown and its collection placed in their cafes worldwide. The Hard Rock brand is also famous for musical & apparel collectibles and gifts, live music bars, and its award-winning web sites. The brand's flagship hotel and casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, more Hard Rock Casinos entertain audience in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, Pattaya, Bali, Macau, Beijing, Singapore and Punta Cana. Additional hotel and casino investments are expected to open Panama Megapolis in 2011, Vallarta and Cancun in 2012, and Maya Riviera, Hungary, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 2013.
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