Co-Founder, Virtual Dining Concepts
Recognized as a leading figure in the hospitality, lodging, gaming and food & beverage industries, Robert Earl is the co-founder of Virtual Dining Concepts and chairman of Earl Enterprises, an organization that specializes in restaurant and hospitality branding, marketing and operations, and he is the founder of Planet Hollywood International, Inc.
Always innovative, Earl has taken a leadership role in expanding the fastest growing restaurant industry trend of virtual kitchens with the launch in 2019 of his Virtual Dining Concepts brands including MrBeast Burger, Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen, NASCAR Refuel, Buddy V’s Cake Slice, Barstool Bites, Mariah’s Cookies, Mario’s Tortas Lopez, Wing Squad, Pauly D’s Subs, and many others set to launch in 2022. Virtual Dining Concepts brands menu items are available to order online through their individual websites, proprietary apps, and via most major third-party delivery services.
Earl’s brick-and-mortar restaurant collection includes Buca di Beppo®, Bertucci’s®,™, Brio® Italian Grille, Bravo!® Italian Kitchen, Planet Hollywood®, Earl of Sandwich®, Chicken Guy!®, Asian Street Eats™, Seaside on the Pier™, Rock & Reilly’s®, Warrior, The Breakfast Club LA, and TooJay’s®.