Created by restaurant owners for restaurant owners, Virtual Dining Concepts (VDC) offers traditional restaurant owners a low risk, all in one solution to launch a profitable delivery-only restaurant concept in their existing kitchen operations, with zero upfront fees.
Virtual Dining Concepts (VDC) has taken a leadership role in the latest restaurant industry trend of virtual kitchens and delivery-only restaurant concepts, creating exciting brands that satisfy delivery customers’ food cravings, some in partnership with popular celebrities such as Mariah Carey, Mario Lopez, and DJ Pauly D.
Proven branded concepts including MrBeast Burger, Mariah’s Cookies, Wing Squad, P.ZA Kitchen, and more are available for customers to order online through the concept’s website, along with the most popular food delivery apps including Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats and Postmates.
Recognized as a leading figure in the hospitality, lodging, gaming and food & beverage industries, Robert Earl is the former CEO of Hard Rock Cafe and current founder / chairman of Planet Hollywood International, Inc. and Earl Enterprises, which specializes in restaurant and hospitality branding, marketing and operations with a vast collection of brick and mortar restaurants including Buca di Beppo®, Bertucci’s®, Earl of Sandwich®, Chicken Guy®, Asian Street Eats™, Mixology101™, Seaside on the Pier™, Rock & Reilly’s®, Warrior™, and Tequila Taqueria™. In 2020, Earl acquired two additional brands specializing in Italian Cuisine, Brio® Italian Grille and Bravo!® Italian Kitchen. Now together with his son, Robbie Earl, they’re leading the wave of the future of restaurants with virtual kitchens and delivery-only restaurant concepts.
President / VDC Co-Founder
The second generation restaurateur inherited a passion for the restaurant business from his father and now oversees the new direction of restaurants capitalizing on the fast growing restaurant delivery trend. As head of talent partnerships, he’s honed relationships with the biggest names in Hollywood, sports, music, YouTube and digital celebrities who become full collaborators in the development and marketing of their virtual restaurant concepts. As a tech enthusiast, he’s leveraged the company’s buying power securing successful partnerships with the top delivery service platforms around the country.
VDC Culinary Director
The acclaimed chef, popular Food Network personality, Iron Chef Winner and cookbook author, leads the VDC culinary team responsible for creating crave worthy menus suited for delivery. With 20+ years of experience operating fine dining, quick service and virtual brands, Greenspan is considered the pioneer in the virtual food movement and “King of Comfort Food.” He operated several delivery-only brands under a “virtual food court” dubbed Alt/Grub/Faction in Los Angeles and wrote The Great Grilled Cheese Book: Grown-Up Recipes for a Childhood Classic (published by Ten Speed Press) and Cook Up Comfort with Eric Greenspan (published in partnership with WW).
Our goal is to help the restaurant community generate additional revenue and sources of income through virtual brands. We give you the expertise and know-how of seasoned restaurateurs, knowledge from national chain experience and the vision to put it all together in one complete, easy to implement solution.
Virtual Dining Concepts develops tasty menus delivery customers are searching for! Our turnkey virtual restaurant concepts are designed to fit within various types of commercial kitchen environments. From burgers and wings to pizza and sub sandwiches, there is a virtual dining concept for every genre of food!
We partner with strong operators looking to increase their revenue anywhere popular restaurant delivery services are available. VDC provides fully branded restaurant concepts that are easy to recreate for your new customers.
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VP of Business Development
As Vice President of Business Development, Donna brings over 25 years of experience in developing highly profitable partnerships for small & large organizations. She has successfully scaled restaurant startups to become disruptors within the industry while using her expertise to support their sales and marketing strategies. With a deep background in identifying areas of opportunity & building long-lasting business relationships, Donna is responsible for establishing and growing the partners responsible for our great success.
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VP of National Sales
Kelly has been a successful business-to-business sales leader in the hospitality industry for the past 9 years. With a customer first attitude, she identifies and anticipates VDC client’s needs proactively. She’s responsible for developing our high-performing team of salespeople, driving the sales strategy and delivering results for our restaurant partners.
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