December 11, 2015

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Offering Holiday Menus

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Offering Holiday Menus

TAMPA, Fla. (December 11, 2015) – Three restaurants at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be offering guests holiday menu choices in the coming weeks.

On Christmas Day, Rise Kitchen & Bakery will provide a menu of sweet potato soup ($4.50) as well as a main course of spiral honey glazed ham, mashed potatoes, old fashioned style green beans with ham hocks, honey glazed carrots, a holiday yule log as well as chocolate sponge, chocolate coffee buttercream and vanilla sauce ($16.50).

Also on Christmas Day, Fresh Harvest (from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) will offer a buffet that will be available for $45 per person. It will feature a carving station and traditional favorites (to include carved spiral ham with bourbon brown sugar glaze, carved to order herb roasted prime rib and freshly prepared gourmet pasta and pizzas) and a raw bar. There will also be Harvest’s Sweet Bounty, which will offer a dazzling array of hot and cold desserts.

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood will present special menus on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.

Among the items Council Oak Steaks & Seafood will offer on December 24 will be roasted beets carpaccio (first course), bone-in, 60-day, dry-aged New York Steak (main course) and a Sweet Christmas Pudding dessert consisting of pannettone, sweet cream custard and egg nog ice cream.

On Christmas Day, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood’s menu will include a potato croquets trio (first course), Jackman Farms braised short rib or striped bass (main course) and a “Glistening” dessert comprised of white chocolate semi freddo, brandied cherries and gingerbread.

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood will then help ring in the New Year with a special menu on December 31. Offerings will include cherry wood smoked tuna (first course), Sous Vide Wagyu Filet (main course) and a “Midnight Kiss” dessert created from chocolate Marsala mousse, mascarpone ice cream and a strawberry kiss.

 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 204 venues in 64 countries, including 157 cafes, 22 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, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Lagos and Gran Canaria, Spain. 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


Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, (813) 627-7623, [email protected]
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