March 4, 2016

College Hoops, Easter Holiday to Take Center Stage At Seminole Hard Rock Tampa in March

College Hoops, Easter Holiday to Take Center Stage  At Seminole Hard Rock Tampa in March

TAMPA, Fla.  (March 4, 2016) – During the month of March, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will feature a “tribute” to college basketball at all of its lounges, while spotlighting the Easter holiday at its restaurants.

The property will offer “March Mania” at each of its bars throughout the month (each week from Sunday noon to Friday noon) which will feature Woodford Reserve, an American brand of premium small batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey produced by the Brown-Forman Corporation.

The Woodford Reserve-oriented drinks include The Slam Dunk, The Jump Shot, Above the Rim, The Alley Oop, Full Court Press and The Baseline. Each drink is priced at $7, while the beer of the month is $4.

On Easter Sunday, March 27, Fresh Harvest, Rise Kitchen & Bakery and Council Oak Steaks & Seafood have scheduled special menus.

At Fresh Harvest, a buffet will be available between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. for $45 per person, plus tax. An extensive number of mouth-watering items will be available including roasted lamb, carved to order spiral ham, braised short ribs over wild rice polenta cakes and a selection of desserts.

Easter Sunday features at Rise Kitchen & Bakery will include French onion soup ($4), lemon and rosemary roasted turkey with brown asparagus and scalloped potatoes ($16.50) and chocolate peanut butter mousse pie ($5).

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood will offer a holiday menu from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. that will include avocado and lobster tartar ($21), braised Berkshire pork belly with red wine demi, pickled asparagus and creamy polenta ($65), pan seared Mount Cook salmon with crispy marble potatoes, tomato confit and citrus fumet ($45) and an Easter Basket dessert comprised of a chocolate basket, white, dark and peanut butter mousse, marshmallow peeps and caramel sauce ($10).

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 venues in 68 countries, including 162 cafes, 23 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, Reykjavik and Gran Canaria, Spain. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Atlanta, Berlin, 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]
Chris Dirato, Bitner Goodman, (954) 703-7938, [email protected]