TAMPA, Fla. (December 5, 2017) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be offering special menus and drinks during the upcoming holiday season.
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
Christmas Day a la carte specials will be served from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and include baked brie en croute; grilled plums and greens; cabernet braised lamb shank; espresso rubbed chateaubriand; oven roasted duck confit; and red velvet spearmint “candy cane” cheesecake for dessert.
The New Year’s Eve menu will include a frisee & pickled grapes salad, crab cake stuffed whole Maine lobster or 60-day aged bone-in prime rib (entrées) and warm salted caramel stuffed doughnuts for dessert.
The property’s elevated variety dining experience will serve a Christmas Day feast between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. ($40 per person, plus tax; $35 for Seminole Wild Card Members; and $30 for Elite or XCARD members – can have one additional guest at this price). Items includes on the menu are carved to order herb roasted prime rib, grilled swordfish with blistered cherry tomatoes and smoky onions, carved spiral ham with bourbon brown sugar glaze, Christmas tamales in spicy tomato sauce, Yukon potatoes with bacon, apples and cheddar, and a delectable selection of holiday desserts from Executive Pastry Chef, Stephan Schubert.
The New Year’s Eve menu, which will be available from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., will include pork osso bucco with balsamic onions, seafood paella, country fried chicken, crab risotto, bayou style, peel and eat shrimp and crawfish, coconut eggplant with basil and chilies as well as traditional salad bar offerings. Desserts will include an ice cream sundae bar and soda fountain as well as a dazzling array of hot and cold offerings.
On New Year’s Day, a brunch will be available.
Hard Rock Cafe
On both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, dining specials will include crispy roasted pork pernil and pumpkin cheesecake with cranberry sauce for dessert.
Additionally, a Mocha Bailey drink special will be available which includes Tia Maria, Baileys, Dark Crème de Cacao; Spiced Brown Sugar Monin and whipped cream.
Rise Kitchen & Bakery
Christmas Day specials will be available from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. ($16 per person, plus tax) which will include a turkey dinner with cornbread stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes, brussels sprout gratin, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy, as well as cedar planked salmon and northwest berry reduction, roasted potatoes and a vegetable medley. Eggnog cheesecake with cinnamon cream will be the dessert.
The New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day specials will include your choice of shrimp & grits or short ribs and a banana foster pie for dessert. Holiday pies (apple, cherry, pumpkin and pecan) are also available for $15 each.
A Christmas Mint cocktail will be available throughout the casino which includes Absolut Vanilia, Torta Bianca, Crème de Menthe Green and Simple Syrup, which is then shook with cream and topped with whipped cream and crushed peppermints.
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 new state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables and a new art deco-inspired Mezzanine Level Casino with more than 500 premium and high limit slots. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and offers six award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, including the fine dining venue Council Oak Steaks & Seafood. 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.
About Hard Rock International
With venues in 74 countries, including 179 cafes, 24 hotels and 11 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 greatest 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, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. 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 company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Managua, Cairo, Wroclaw and Chengdu. New Hard Rock hotel, casino or hotel-casino projects include Atlanta, Atlantic City, Berlin, Budapest, London, Los Cabos, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.