Planet Hollywood

Where: Theater District - Times Square
What:Planet Hollywood, American Restaurants, Bars
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Planet Hollywood, a theme restaurant inspired by the popular portrayal of Hollywood, was launched in New York on October 22, 1991, with the backing of Hollywood stars Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The Planet Hollywood brand was founded in 1989 by Robert Earl, founder and chief executive officer of Planet Hollywood International, Inc., Planet Hollywood Resorts International, LLC and chairman of the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Planet Hollywood capitalizes on the global appeal of movies, sports, celebrity and entertainment-based themes.
Planet Hollywood restaurants are located in top tourist destinations around the world. The company’s name reflects its most widely known venture, a group of company-owned and franchised Planet Hollywood restaurants that offer patrons a chance to dine in the midst of the world’s largest privately held Hollywood memorabilia collection including props from blockbuster movies and classic television shows.
Other Planet Hollywood International restaurant concepts include Buca di Beppo®, an authentic, family-style Italian restaurant chain known for its quirky d├ęcor and upbeat atmosphere; Earl of Sandwich® restaurants, launched by Robert Earl and the 11th Earl of Sandwich John Montagu, specializing in fresh, hot sandwiches; and Planet Dailies, a trendy, 24/7 coffee shop and meal concept.
In September 2010, Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies, announced a license agreement with Planet Hollywood Resorts International, LLC to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels® brand and provide management services globally.
Planet Hollywood International Inc. is the parent company for Planet Hollywood restaurants Planet Dailies®, and Buca di Beppo®. Other holdings include Earl of Sandwich, Popstar Magazine®, and the Planet Hollywood Hotels® and Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino® brands. Founded in 1989 by Robert Earl, Planet Hollywood opened its first restaurant in Manhattan in 1991 and currently has locations throughout the world. For more information please visit www.planethollywoodintl.com.