June 2, 2017

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood to Debut New Menu, Signature Cocktails

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood to Debut  New Menu, Signature Cocktails

Editor’s Note: Hi-res images are available upon request. All media interested in tasting and covering the new menu items must contact PR Manager, Nikki Yourison. 

TAMPA, Fla. (June 2, 2017) – Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be unveiling a new menu and signature cocktails next week.

The fine dining restaurant will reveal a comprehensive menu update, which includes appetizers, entrées, a new dessert and several cocktails.

Appetizer additions include: Steamed Mussels with garlic infused tomato broth and toasted ciabatta; Soft Shell Crab with summer succotash and caper vinaigrette; Calamari & Lobster with smoked cherry peppers and red wine gastrique; and Coriander Crusted Tuna with fennel-cucumber salad, ruby grapefruit and tapenade.

Relative to dinner specialties, the restaurant will now offer a Grilled Yellowtail Snapper with roasted tomato and fennel; Florida Grouper with rock shrimp and tomato scampi with wild arugula; a 21-ounce bone-in New York Strip; and a Prime Rib special offered on Fridays and Saturdays only.

The dessert that will debut is Baked Alaska, made up of chocolate brownie topped with vanilla ice cream, meringue and chocolate sauce.

Along with a revamped menu, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood will also roll out a number of new cocktails with such names as Pillow Talk, Garden Party, Cucumber Gimlet, Twisted Western and a photo worthy Rose Mojito, which includes a rose infused ice cube.

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday) and 5 p.m. to midnight (Friday and Saturday). Reservations are recommended. Please call 866-388-4263.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the property is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world. Located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa, the casino features high stakes table games, thousands of the hottest slot machines as well as a new smoke free slots area offering more than 850 popular games. Additionally, there is a new state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables and a new art deco-inspired Mezzanine Level Casino with more than 500 premium and high limit slots. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and offers six award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, including the fine dining venue Council Oak Steaks & Seafood. The only place to rock one’s body and soul, Rock Spa®, is also available along with a plethora of VIP services. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International
With venues in 75 countries, including 175 cafes, 24 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 Cairo, Innsbruck, Andorra la Vella and Chengdu. New Hard Rock hotel, casino or hotel-casino projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Atlantic City, Berlin, Dubai, London, Los Cabos, New York City, Ottawa, and Shenzhen, Dalian 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 Group, (954) 703-7938, [email protected]