Lionel Messi turns chef to present a children’s menu: here’s how you can try it
Lionel Messi presented a new children’s menu for the Hard Rock Cafe. Find out more about the Argentinian’s creations and how to try them.
Lionel Messi changed his jersey for chef’s whites to present a new children’s menu for the Hard Rock Cafe as part of the chain’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
“Proud to be able to present this MAGICAL project for all the children of the world!!! Once again, with the help of the Hard Rock Cafe, I present my new Children’s Menu!!!!” the Argentine star and Hard Rock shared on their social media platforms. “The magic begins today, so don’t miss this unique experience full of surprises!” they added.
To celebrate the launch, Hard Rock organized an event at Leo Messi’s new home, Inter Miami CF’s DRV PNK Stadium, where dozens of lucky children were able to try the new dishes, carefully selected and created by the soccer star.
“As a father of three children myself, I have always had a special connection with kids,” Messi said. “Now, with my partners at Hard Rock, we have launched the new children’s menu, offering families a variety of tasty meals and a fun dining experience,” he added.
Chairman of Hard Rock International, Jim Allen, said, “We’re very excited to partner with Leo Messi on this special addition to the Hard Rock menu. We know how much children and their parents’ alike look up to Leo and we’re proud to offer something wholesome for the whole family to enjoy while visiting our locations around the world”.
Lionel Messi’s children’s menu: how you can try it
The menu offers a wide range of kid-friendly options, including a Bacon Cheeseburger, Hot Dog, Chicken Fingers, Mac and Cheese, Chicken Breast, Cavatappi Twisted ‘N’ Tasty Pasta, and Chicken Salad in addition to the Messi X Burger and the Messi Golden Chicken Sandwich.
Additionally, children can combine these dishes with accompaniments such as fresh fruit, chips or vegetables, and a drink of their choice.
Each children’s menu comes with a range of freebie gifts such as a golden mini soccer ball, a collectible poster, as well as an activity sheet and stickers.
The menu will be available at all participating Hard Rock Cafes and select Hard Rock hotels and casinos around the world.
Fans of the world champion can also take home some Messi magic through a new collection of Hard Rock Rock Shop merchandise. Items include a kid-sized version of Messi’s Chef’s Coat and a special mini soccer ball, available at select Rock Shops. A portion of proceeds from the mini soccer balls sold will be donated to children’s charities around the world via the Hard Rock Heals Foundation.