Food & Beverage
October 2, 2018

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino To Host Penfolds Wine Pairing Dinner

Thursday, Oct. 25, 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 dinner with Penfolds Wine on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The dinner will feature four courses prepared by Council Oak’s culinary team, with each course paired with wine selections from the premier Australian winery. Hosted by Penfolds Ambassador Ewan Proctor, the night will begin with a welcome reception at 6:30 p.m. in the restaurant’s intimate bar and lounge, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The event is priced at $250 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

Hamachi Crudo

Lemon Ginger Gel, Calabrian Chili, Mint

Coffee-Rubbed Short Rib

Popcorn Grits

Penfolds Bin 51 Riesling, Eden Valley 2017

Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz, South Australia 2015

First Course

Grilled Prawns

Blood Orange Curd, Sea Beans, Pickled Fennel

Penfolds Bin 311 Chardonnay, Tumbarumba 2016

Second Course

Seared Duck Breast

Baby Beets, Grilled Maitake, Vanilla Carrot Purée, Currant Jus

Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, South Australia 2016

Main Course

Choice of:

Dry Aged New York Strip

Truffle Celery Root Purée, Cipollini, Bone Marrow


Diver Sea Scallops

Braised Oxtail Agnolotti, Cinnamon Caps, Smoked Butternut Squash

Penfolds “Grange” Cabernet Sauvignon, Barossa Valley 2013


Roasted Pecan Tart

Smoked Vanilla Ice Cream, Fig Gel, Salted Caramel

Penfolds “Grandfather” Mourvèdre, Shiraz, Barossa Valley 20 Year Tawny

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 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.

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