Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will celebrate the holiday season with special menus at five of its dining venues.
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
On Monday, December 24 (3 p.m. to 10 p.m.) and Tuesday, December 25 (3 p.m. to 9 p.m.), Christmas holiday specials will include lamb tartare ($25), roasted apple and goat cheese salad ($13), oven roasted duck confit ($37), aged and grilled venison tenderloin ($47) and tiramisu yule log for dessert ($13).
New Year’s specials on Monday, December 31 (5 p.m. to 12 a.m.) and Tuesday, January 1 (5 p.m. to 10 p.m.), will include effervescent grapes and baby kale ($13), Council Oak dry aged prime rib ($63), king crab pappardelle ($60) and dark chocolate-croissant bread pudding for dessert ($15).
The Rez Grill
On Tuesday, December 25 the Christmas holiday special is lamp chops ($45).
On Monday, December 31 New Year’s Eve specials will include crisp island creek oysters, nye rez salad, surf & turf and chocolate budino ($85).
Fresh Harvest Buffet
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s elevated variety dining experience will serve a Christmas Eve buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Christmas Day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; New Year’s Eve from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on New Year’s Day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Entrée features will include American bounty, carving station with traditional favorites; Cucina Italiana, a grill station, green grocer; sushi, noodles and Dim Sum. For dessert, there will be a “Sweets a la Mode” area complete with ice cream sundae and milkshake bar; a dazzling array of hot and cold desserts; chocolate fountain (all day); and assorted fruit toppings. Each day is $40 per person. A $5 discount will be offered to Seminole Wild Card members with valid ID. Elite and Xcard members may dine with $30 comp dollars ($60 comp dollars to bring a guest).
Hard Rock Cafe
On Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 the Christmas special is brown sugar and mustard glazed baked ham paired with cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, carrots and brussels sprouts ($15).
Rise Kitchen & Bakery
On Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Specials include a Smokey butternut squash bisque as a starter, a traditional Christmas dinner entrée and white chocolate peppermint bark cheesecake for dessert ($29).
On Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1 New Year’s specials include a winter greens salad as a starter, surf n’ turf entrée and chocolate almond torte for dessert ($35).
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the property is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world. Located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa, the casino features high stakes table games, thousands of the hottest slot machines as well as a new smoke free slots area offering more than 850 popular games. Additionally, there is a state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables and an art deco-inspired Mezzanine Level Casino with more than 500 premium and high limit slots. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and the property proudly offers seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, including the upscale dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and The Rez Grill. The only place to rock one’s body and soul, Rock Spa® & Salon, is also available along with a plethora of VIP services. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
Hard Rock International
With venues in 74 countries, including 183 cafes, 27 hotels and 12 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise and Hard Rock Live performance venues. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, FL., both owned and operated by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Atlantic City, Bali, Cancun, Daytona Beach, Ibiza, Orlando, Shenzhen and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include, Maldives, Manila, Malaga, Georgetown, Fortaleza, Rosario and Chengdu. New Hard Rock Hotel, Casino or Hotel & Casino projects include Berlin, Budapest, Desaru Coast, Dublin, London, Los Cabos, Madrid, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Sacramento, Dalian and Haikou in China. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com.