Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar brings a taste of Cabo San Lucas to Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar will bring a taste of Cabo San Lucas to Huntington Beach when the first Cabo Wabo Beach Club & Bar debuts at The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel in February 2023. An elevated take on Hagar’s world-famous Cabo Wabo Cantina, the new Cabo Wabo Beach Club will evoke the laid back, beach town vibe of Cabo San Lucas, while presenting a flavorful menu of coastal Mexican cuisine that will complement the picturesque and captivating oceanfront setting of The Waterfront Beach Resort.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Beach Club to The Waterfront Beach Resort – this is an exciting partnership that combines Sammy Hagar’s energy and creativity with the modern sophistication of our resort,” comments Paulette Fischer, General Manager of The Waterfront Beach Resort. “Our oceanfront setting is the ideal home for this concept, and we are confident that it will be extremely popular with locals and visitors, alike.”
Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Beach Club will span more than 11,000 square feet with full indoor and outdoor dining, lounge seating and bars. The new restaurant will be located adjacent to the Driftwood Beach Club and occupy spaces that were formerly home to the Boardwalk Restaurant, Dock Bar, and Riptide Bar. The indoor dining room will feature 132 seats, plus 19 seats in the bar and 20 seats in the lounge; while an outdoor dining room will seat 64, as well as offer 22 seats in the bar and 20 seats in the lounge. A private dining room will serve as a space for meetings and other exclusive gatherings.
Designed by Ideation Design Group, Cabo Wabo Beach Club will be wrapped in fresh coastal design with vibrant elements. The outdoor bar will resemble a Mexican palapa with a roof of dried palm leaves, elevated with furniture and finishes in a refined coastal color palette of crisp whites, sea-blue tones and sandy hues. The space will have rock-and-roll features peppered throughout, including a noteworthy outdoor flaming guitar fire pit.
“I’m thrilled to announce that The Waterfront Beach Resort, which is one of my favorite hotels, is introducing the first Cabo Wabo Beach Club. Inspired by the laidback Baja party vibe of my original Cabo Wabo Cantina, there won’t be a better spot to enjoy cocktails and fantastic cuisine overlooking the beach,” said Sammy Hagar.
Since opening the doors to his original Cabo Wabo Cantina in 1990, Hagar, who has been named the Honorary Ambassador of Los Cabos, Mexico, has turned a lifelong passion for great food, music and spirits into a thriving and iconic lifestyle brand.
Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Beach Club is set to open in February 2023 at The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel. More information will be available in the coming weeks at https://www.waterfrontresort.com.
About The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
Escape to a seaside refuge and start planning the ideal Southern California vacation at this luxury resort in Huntington Beach. Set along the Pacific Ocean, The Waterfront Beach Resort offers a prime oceanfront location within walking distance of the landmark Huntington Beach pier and shopping and dining at Pacific City.
The Waterfront Beach Resort is located at 21100 Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. For more information, please visit https://www.waterfrontresort.com.
About Sammy Hagar
For more than four decades, Sammy Hagar has been recognized as one of the best and most accomplished lead singers and songwriters in rock music. From breaking into the industry with the seminal hard rock band Montrose and his multi-platinum solo career, to his ride as the front man of Van Halen, Chickenfoot, and his latest best-selling supergroup, The Circle. Hagar has amassed 25 Platinum albums on sales surpassing 50 million worldwide. Along his journey, he has set the tone for some of the greatest rock anthems ever written and earned the highest respect of the music industry with a Grammy Award and induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Since opening his flagship Cabo Wabo Cantina, he has turned a lifelong passion for great food, music and spirits into a thriving and iconic lifestyle brand. A spirits industry trailblazer, he launched Cabo Wabo Tequila in 1988, catapulting it into the #2 tequila brand in the United States. He sold Cabo Wabo Tequila in 2008 for what was at the time a record-breaking $100 million, solidifying his position as a spirits leader. He now owns an award-winning portfolio of award-winning, top-shelf spirits, including Santo Tequila and Mezquila with tastemaker, Guy Fieri; Beach Bar Rum with rock icon, Rick Springfield; and his latest venture, Sammy’s Beach Bar Cocktail Co., which debuted with a line of sparkling rum cocktails in a can steeped in island flavor with his own Puerto Rico-made rum.
Never one to hit the brakes, Sammy’s also expanded his successes into publishing, TV, radio and beyond, including five seasons of his hit TV show, “Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar,” and as host of “Sammy Hagar’s Top Rock Countdown,” a weekly syndicated radio show broadcast on 90+ US stations. He’s also a #1 New York Times bestselling author and recently released his first cocktail book, “Sammy Hagar’s Greatest Cocktail Hits,” which contains cocktail recipes inspired by his life’s journey.
Hagar is a dedicated philanthropist whose private non-profit foundation focuses on food relief and children’s causes across the country. Visit RedRocker.com for more information.