PRESS | Press Release
Posted on 01/28/2013
HARD ROCK CAFE HOLLYWOOD SCORES WITH NEW LOCAL LEGENDARY BURGER INSPIRED BY PANTHERS DEFENSEMAN ED JOVANOVSKI
A Portion of the Proceeds from Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood's New Local Legendary Burger
Benefits the Florida Panthers Foundation for Pediatric Cancer
Hollywood, Fla., January 11, 2013 – Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL has teamed up with Florida Panthers veteran defenseman Ed Jovanovski to unleash the ultimate taste bud slap shot – the "Jovo Burger!"
"I'm excited and honored that Hard Rock Cafe gave me the chance to create my own burger and also to support a great cause," said Jovanovski. "As a team, we pride ourselves on being active in the local community and working with Hard Rock on this exciting promotion is a great example of that."
Jovanovski's creation joins Hard Rock International's Local Legendary Burger menu, featuring specialty burgers that capture the culinary spirit of each city and are unique to each Hard Rock location worldwide. The "Jovo Burger" is available only at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL. The offering features a 10-ounce certified Angus Beef burger, topped with fresh spinach, caramelized onions, ground seasoned sausage, sauteed jalapenos, cheddar cheese and tomato.
"Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood is proud to work with Ed Jovanovski and the Florida Panthers organization," said Scott Jacobs, General Manager of Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood. "The new local legendary Jovo Burger, supporting the Florida Panthers Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, is sure to be an instant favorite of locals and visitors alike."
For each burger purchased, Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL will donate $2 to the Florida Panthers Foundation, a non-profit organization that maintains a focus on children's health, fitness, education and cultural needs. During the 2010 season, the Florida Panthers Foundation implemented the Panthers Pledge for Pediatric Cancer, which outlines the organizations determined efforts to support children and families battling pediatric cancer.
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About Florida Panthers Foundation
The Florida Panthers Foundation is a non-profit organization that has donated significant resources to charitable initiatives since its inception in 2003. The mission of the Florida Panthers Foundation is to build a better future for the children of South Florida. Through philanthropic partnerships, grants, donations and community outreach programs, the Foundation maintains a focus on children's health, fitness, education and cultural needs.