Food & Beverage
April 17, 2018

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino To Host Pappy Van Winkle Dinner

Thursday, May 24, 2018

In its new location adjacent to Hard Rock Event Center, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at the AAA Four Diamond-rated Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood will host an exclusive Pappy Van Winkle Dinner on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Guests will enjoy a four-course dinner prepared by Council Oak’s culinary team paired with a Pappy Van Winkle flight featuring one-ounce pours of 12-year, 15-year, 20-year, and 23-year reserves. Hosted by Buffalo Trace Distillery’s Pappy Van Winkle Ambassador Randy Palmer, the night will begin with a welcome reception at 6:30 p.m. with passed hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktail, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The dinner is priced at $450 per person (excluding tax and gratuity).

Seating is limited. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 954-316-2900. Additional information can be found at

Full menu with drink pairings below:

Welcome Reception

Compressed Cantaloupe

Prosciutto, Fig Vinegar

Cold Smoked Island Creek Oysters

Osetra Caviar, Green Apple & Orange Ver Jus

Blue Crab Hushpuppies

Ramps, Citrus Remoulade

Wheatley Cobbler

Wheatley Vodka, Peach Syrup, Aquafaba

First Course

Maine Lobster and Jumbo Sea Scallop

Fiddlehead Ferns, Fresh Pea Salad, Mint Pea Puree

Second Course

Duck Breast

Foie Gras, Vanilla Pineapple, Purple Potato Croquette, Baby Turnip, Madeira Sauce

 Main Course

Choice of:

 Dry Aged Lamb Rack

Black Truffle, Fava Beans, Sherry Chanterelle Mushroom, Braised Fennel, Brown Mustard Jus


A5 Wagyu Ribeye

Morel Mushroom, Charred Ramps, Heirloom Baby Carrot Puree, Bourbon Demi

 Pappy Van Winkle Flight

Van Winkle Special Reserve “Lot B” 12 Years Old

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 15 Years Old

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20 Years Old

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23 Years Old


Pecan Frangipane

 Poached Apple, Orange Caramel Marmalade, Bourbon Ice Cream

Kentucky Coffee

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream, 1792 Bourbon, Espresso

Council Oak is located at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at One Seminole Way in Hollywood, Florida. Dinner is served Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. with live entertainment in the bar nightly. Telephone: 800-937-0010;

 About Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s award-winning, signature steakhouse Council Oak Steaks & Seafood delivers a sophisticated fine-dining experience with 100% U.S.D.A. Prime dry-aged stockyard beef and Japanese Wagyu beef, fresh seafood, and an award-winning wine list served in an inviting, upscale atmosphere. Council Oak has been nationally recognized by Zagat and has earned Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence consecutively since 2009.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach. The AAA Four Diamond-rated resort features 469 luxury guest rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club Bar & Grill, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, premium meeting and convention space and Hard Rock Event Center – the 3,500-seat entertainment venue that is home to some of South Florida’s top concerts, comedy shows and events. The casino offers 120 live table games, 2,000 of the newest and most popular slots and a 37-table poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine. In the heart of the hotel is L Bar, a sophisticated, contemporary lounge showcasing handcrafted classic cocktails with a twist. Contemporary and casual eateries, include Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 181 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.

For more information, call 800-937-0010, visit us online at, or follow us on Facebook: @SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly