The beginning...Tomas Andrès Tomason, or Tommi as he is better known, started out in the burger business by opening Tommy-Burger in iceland in 1981. The first place opened at Grensasvegur and soon there were 5 more places all over the country. Tommi has done different things as well, like he opens the restaurant Poturinn go Pannan (the pot and pan). In 80' and a club called villi tryllti Villi in 80'. the club was well a headed by teenagers at first but no alcohol was served but it was soon changed to a club called Safari. There was alcohol. In 83'Tommi decided to sell all of his business, at that time he had sold over 1.000.000 million hamburgers!! After selling everything Tommi went to Los Angeles for a year to look around and relax a bit. There he met Isaac B. Tigrett, tho owner of hard Rock Cafe in London and New York. They decided to open a Hard Rock Cafe in Reykjavik. that plan became real in 87'.