‘Wine Down Wednesday’ Debuts New Happy Hour Menu At Council Oak Steaks & Seafood Lounge

TAMPA, Fla. (May 8, 2015) – Beginning May 13 and every Wednesday thereafter, the Council Oak Steaks & Seafood Lounge in Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will stage “Wine Down Wednesday” featuring hand selected wines from various vineyards across the globe.

Among the wines that will be available this month include: Chalone Chard, Chateau St. Michelle Eroica Reisling, Duckhorn Sauv Blanc, Dynamite Cab, Domaine Carneros Pinot Noir and Wente Crane Ridge Merlot.

In addition, Head Chef of Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, Chef Michael Balles has designed a special tasting menu to accompany the unique wine selection.

The innovative cuisine includes: Buffalo Blue Cheese Deviled Eggs, Council Oak Chips, Artisinal Cheese & Charcuterie, Grilled Flat Bread, Barbeque Oysters, Council Oak Sliders, Mini Cheese Steaks, Ybor Crab Croquets and Bruschetta.

All glasses of wine and menu items will cost $10, allowing guests to dive in and explore the various flavors of Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, including glasses of wine that are generally only available by the bottle.

Reservations are not required for “Wine Down Wednesday” and guests can uncork and “wine down” from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Wednesday.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, this electrifying casino destination is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world and is located in Tampa, Florida off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. Featuring high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines, the rock star amenities at this AAA Four Diamond rated hotel and casino range from seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, a newly renovated Rock Spa® and VIP services galore. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International

With a total of 199 venues in 63 countries, including 153 cafes, 21 hotels and 10 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, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Rio de Janeiro and Marrakech. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

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CONTACT:

Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, (813) 523-5673, nikki.yourison@seminolehardrock.com