Athletes with Their Own Restaurant

Everybody knows that players are required to be healthy and fit, and for that, it is important for them to eat right. Naturally, they have a penchant for food. Besides, with the kind of travelling that the athletes have to do, they get to experience the tastes of a variety of cuisines from all over the globe. They are also rich enough to afford the best food of every place that they visit.

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Many of the players have combined their love for food and their desire to invest their assets into something worthwhile, and come up with restaurants. It is seen that many of the athletes from different sports have entered the food business. Let us look at 10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant.

10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant

10. Darryl Strawberry

10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant
10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant

Former American Major League Baseball outfielder Darryl Strawberry is also an ordained Christian minister and author. He was one of the most feared sluggers in MLB during late 1980s. With his amazing skills, he led the New York Yankees to three World Series championships in 1996, 1998 and 1999. Strawberry also worked as an analyst for SportsNet New York. MLB League superstar Darryl Strawberry has his own restaurant called Strawberry’s Sports Grill in Queens, New York. This restaurant creates an amazing feel of a sports bar where guests can enjoy Yankee or Mets game in 16 flat screen TVs. This restaurant is also a hot spot for beer addicts as it serves 16 variations of draft beer. Strawberry’s Sports Grill also has his signature dishes in ballpark foods.

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9. Greg Norman

10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant
10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant

Australian professional golfer Greg Norman spent 331 weeks as the world’s Number 1 ranked golfer during 1980s and 1990s. Experienced PGA Golfer Greg Norman has his own restaurant called Greg Norman’s Australian Grille in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The restaurant’s walls are decorated with Aboriginal artwork which creates an unimaginable experience of Australia right at the heart of United States. Greg Norman’s Australian Grille specializes in Australian cuisine. Guests enjoy tuna sashimi served over a cucumber seaweed salad crusted with sesame seeds. Items like oven-roasted half duckling served with black-pepper fettuccine is also a main attraction in this restaurant. Australian Grille also serves amazingly delicious slow-roasted 28-day aged prime rib. This restaurant also has an amazing collection of finest Australian wines.

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8. Brett Favre

10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant
10 Athletes with Their Own Restaurant


Former American football quarterback Brett Favre spends 20-year of the NFL with various teams such as Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings. He also played college football for the University of Southern Mississippi. NFL League superstar Brett Favre has his own restaurant called Brett Favre’s Steakhouse in Green Bay, State of Wisconsin. This restaurant also serves as the personal museum of Brett Favre as it has Packer’s memorabilia decorated in the walls showcasing Favre’s glory years. The menu of this restaurant specializes in American classics. While reflecting Favre’s upbringing in Mississippi, guests also enjoy with a hint of southern flare on their food at Brett Favre’s Steakhouse. This restaurant serves eight different cuts of steak. Guests also enjoy some of the Favre’s family recipe such as jambalaya, bayou pasta and Wisconsin salad.

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