HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Who runs the world? Girls! As a salute to the power of women, Hard Rock Cafe® is celebrating International Women's Month by launching a limited-time, female-inspired "Who Runs the World" menu and an exclusive classic tee. The limited-time menu is available at participating Cafe locations through Sunday, March 8 and features a selection of menu items that are designed to keep rockin' women strong. Female guests who visit participating Hard Rock Cafe locations on Sunday, March 8 for International Women's Day will receive a free dessert of their choice, including mouthwatering dessert options such New York Cheesecake, Homemade Apple Cobbler and Hot Fudge Brownie, with a minimum purchase of $10. Hard Rock® is also hosting live music events throughout March with female artists at participating Cafe locations to raise funds for She Is The Music, a global nonprofit organization created to help women advance in the music industry.
Hard Rock Cafe's limited-time "Who Runs the World" menu includes:
- Roasted Corn and Tomato Flatbread – Crisp flatbread of roasted corn, sweet tomato, goat cheese and pumpkin seed herb pesto
- Super She Cobb Salad – Grilled chicken, fresh avocado, corn, black beans, Monterey Jack cheese, pomegranate seeds and crispy pepitas on a bed of fresh baby spinach and chopped kale tossed in a creamy ranch dressing
- BBQ Pineapple Steak Burger – Hard Rock's award-winning Steak Burger, seared to perfection and layered with signature Bangkok slaw, Monterey Jack cheese, a barbecue grilled pineapple and finished with shoestring onions on top
- Espresso Martini – Grey Goose® Vodka, Kahlúa® and freshly brewed espresso shaken until frothy and chilled
- Sparkling Blackberry Sangria – Hard Rock's signature blend of red wine, the fresh flavors of blackberries, cranberry juice and a squeeze of orange before being topped with bubbly Prosecco
"As a brand that prioritizes equality and devotes itself to its 'Love All, Serve All' mantra, Hard Rock is proud to pay tribute to the strength of women with our International Women's Month celebrations benefiting She Is The Music," said Stephen K. Judge, President of Cafe Operations for Hard Rock International. "We hope to empower women and girls of all ages to dream big and take pride in who they are. Hard Rock remains committed to honoring the achievements of women not only during International Women's Week, but every day."
Since Hard Rock Cafe opened its doors in London in 1971, women have been instrumental to the restaurant's success and remain at the heart of the Hard Rock family nearly 50 years later. The brand's commitment to empowering women has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity in 2020, as well as one of America's Best Employers for Women in 2019 within the travel and leisure category.
Those looking to join Hard Rock Cafe in celebration of International Women's Month can visit www.hardrockcafe.com/locations.aspx for event information, pricing and to book reservations. Those looking to celebrate women's accomplishments in style can purchase a limited-edition "Who Runs the World" classic tee at select Hard Rock Cafe Rock Shops®. For additional information on the Hard Rock Cafe brand, visit www.hardrockcafe.com/.
About Hard Rock®:
With venues in 76 countries spanning 262 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes - Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine's America's Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine's Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power's 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world's greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world's first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.
About She Is The Music:
She Is The Music (SITM) is a nonprofit championing equality, inclusivity and opportunity for women. An independent organization, SITM is working to increase the number of women in music and transforming the gender landscape of the industry.
SITM unites women across the industry, creating strength and impact on a global scale. The nonprofit provides umbrella resources and support for female-focused initiatives - both through its own programs, as well as external efforts around the world. SITM's core programs include all-female songwriting camps; the largest database of women creators in music; and a forthcoming mentorship program.
A first-of-its-kind collaboration, SITM is powered by representation from across the music industry: creators, publishers, record labels, talent agencies, management companies, industry groups, think tanks, media companies, streaming services, and more. Entertainment Industry Foundation serves as a partner. For more information visit: https://sheisthemusic.org/.
SOURCE Hard Rock International