David Puatu Promoted to Chef de Cuisine At Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

TAMPA, Fla. (February 5, 2016) – David Puatu has been promoted to the position of Chef de Cuisine at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. A graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Puatu has totaled almost 10 years in the food and beverage industry. He has worked

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa to Welcome Chinese New Year With ‘Year of the Monkey’ Celebration

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TAMPA, Fla. (February 4, 2016) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will ring in the Chinese New Year next week with a “Year of the Monkey” celebration. The Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is a multi-day celebration. Each year, a different animal is represented from the

Council Oak Lounge to Host Cakebread Cellars Dinner

TAMPA, Fla. (February 3, 2016) – Council Oak Lounge in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will host a Cakebread Cellars wine pairing dinner on Thursday, February 18. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a Cakebread Cellars wine-themed cocktail reception, followed by an innovative four-course meal at 7 p.m. featuring the following Cakebread

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Announces Partnership With Gasparilla Music Foundation

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TAMPA, Fla.  (February 2, 2016) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has announced an ongoing partnership supporting the Gasparilla Music Foundation, along with a benefit event during the month of February. The property will be selling customized limited edition earbuds in its retail shops for $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds generated

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa

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TAMPA, Fla. (February 1, 2016) – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has once again put the wheels in motion for Cupid’s annual visit. Restaurants Grey Salt, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, Fresh Harvest and Rock ‘N Raw will all be offering special menus for the

Zhong Bo Zhang Named Sous Chef At Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s Rock ‘N Raw

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TAMPA, Fla. (January 27, 2016) – Zhong Bo Zhang has joined the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa team as Sous Chef at Rock ‘N Raw. A Qing Dao, China native, “Bob” started his culinary career at age 19 working at the five-star Debao Gardens Hotel in his hometown. He studied hotel management at the Qing Dao

Gasparilla Pirate Fest Dinner in Council Oak Lounge To Kick Off Exciting Weekend

MEDIA ALERT Tickets Still Available; Space Limited WHAT: In advance of the always popular Gasparilla Pirate Fest weekend, Council Oak Lounge in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is hosting a Gasparilla-themed, Mount Gay Rum pairing dinner. The event begins with a Fountain of Youth/Mount Gay Eclipse Silver-themed cocktail reception, followed by an innovative

Watch “The Big Game” Hard Rock Style

MEDIA ALERT WHAT: Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will be THE place to be on Sunday, February 7, when it hosts “The Big Game” watch party. Enjoy the live gridiron action throughout the property on various TV’s. WHEN: Sunday, February 7 Kickoff scheduled for 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa 5223 North

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Partnering With Humane Society of Tampa Bay

MEDIA ALERT WHAT: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be hosting a fundraising event in support of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay that is open to the public. The event features a charity slot tournament, red carpet ceremony, benefit concert and check presentation. The slot tournament has an entry fee of $10

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s Executive Chef Captures Top Honor at Chili & Salsa Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. (January 15, 2016) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa’s Executive Chef Bill Gideon recently won the blind tasting event at the 6th Annual Tampa Bay Community Chili & Salsa Bowl, which benefited the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Joining Gideon at the trophy presentation were (left) 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Calendar