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Tony Cline Appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Lucy Buffett's LuLu's restaurants

Lucy Buffett's LuLu's in Gulf Shores AL, Destin FL, and North Myrtle Beach SC, are renowned restaurants and entertainment destinations. They are pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Cline as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO). With his extensive industry experience and proven leadership skills, Cline is set to play a pivotal role in driving the growth and success of LuLu's.

Tony Cline brings over three decades of valuable experience in the hospitality and entertainment sector, having held key executive positions in prominent organizations including Bloomin Brands and World of Beer. His deep understanding of the industry, coupled with his strategic vision, makes him an ideal fit for the COO role at LuLu's.

In his new capacity, Cline will oversee the day-to-day operations of LuLu's, focusing on optimizing operational efficiency, enhancing guest experiences, and expanding the brand's presence in both existing and new markets. His expertise in streamlining processes and implementing innovative strategies will be instrumental in strengthening LuLu's position as a leading destination for exceptional food, live music, and family-friendly entertainment.

Lucy Buffett, the visionary behind LuLu's, expressed her excitement about Tony Cline joining the team, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome Tony to the LuLu's family. His extensive background in the industry and his commitment to excellence align perfectly with our values and ambitions. With Tony's leadership, we are confident that LuLu's will continue to grow and thrive, offering unforgettable experiences to our guests."

Tony Cline shared his enthusiasm about his new role, saying, "I am honored to join the talented team at LuLu's and contribute to the success of such a beloved brand. LuLu's has already established itself as a premier destination for good times and great food, and I am committed to building upon that foundation. Together, we will strive to deliver exceptional experiences to our guests while further solidifying LuLu's position as a leader in the hospitality and entertainment industry."

LuLu’s is located in Destin at the foot of the Mid-Bay Bridge next to Legendary Marina.  For more information, visit

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