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Harry Morton (restaurateur)

Harry Morton (April 7, 1981 – November 23, 2019) was an American restaurateur and founder of the restaurant chain Pink Taco. Morton was a past owner of the nightclub The Viper Room.[1]

Harry Morton
BornApril 7, 1981
Died (aged 38)
Known forFounder of Pink Taco
Parent(s)Paulene Stone
Peter Morton
FamilyArnie Morton (grandfather)
Domino Harvey (Grace Morton) (sister) (Matthew Morton) (brother)
Michael Morton (uncle)

Morton was the son of Peter Morton, co-founder of the restaurant chain Hard Rock Cafe, and the grandson of Arnie Morton, founder of the restaurant chain Morton's The Steakhouse.[1] His mother is Paulene Stone, who is from a previous relationship also the mother of Domino Harvey.[2]

On November 23, 2019, Morton was found dead at his home in Beverly Hills, California. The Pink Taco founder died from a heart attack attributed to major blocked arteries.[3]


  1. ^ a b Pasquini, Maria (November 24, 2019). "Restaurateur Harry Morton, 38, Found Dead in Beverly Hills Home by Younger Brother". Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Yasharoff, Hannah (November 24, 2019). "Harry Morton, restaurateur and son of Hard Rock Cafe founder, found dead at 38". USA Today. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  3. ^ Miles, Frank. "Pink Taco founder Harry Morton found dead at 38". Fox News. Retrieved 24 November 2019.

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