October 13, 2016

New Fall Menus Debut At Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Dining Venues

New Fall Menus Debut  At Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Dining Venues

TAMPA, Fla.  (October 13, 2016) – Four dining venues at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa are offering new fall menus which will provide guests an around the world taste.

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood’s new menu (launching Monday, October 17), is based on fall flavors. It now offers steak cuts for two – porterhouse and bone-in strip N.Y. – and a smaller cut of cowboy ribeye (20 ounces). The restaurant has also added a seafood dish (pan seared scallops), a new cut of pork and braised short rib.

Grey Salt

Chef Marc Murphy’s Grey Salt has added a number of new items to the menu including tomato-braised pork ribs, homemade pastas, a rotisserie half chicken and a grilled lobster. Desserts are $8 dollars and include a salted caramel budino, lemon cheesecake and a hazelnut crunch bar.

Rise Kitchen & Bakery

A 24/7 experience, Rise Kitchen & Bakery is now offering cold brew coffees paired with an expanded selection of pastries in the bakery. Additionally, there are now more regional selections of food with local ingredients included (all dairy is from Florida). The dining venue is also bringing back the “diner classics” such as the club sandwich, chicken and waffles and the BLT.

Rock N’ Raw

Rock N’ Raw has launched a new menu which now includes three languages – English, Chinese and Vietnamese. Among the new offerings include BBQ pork ribs, roasted duck soup, sesame shrimp, rice cake stir fry, Korean beef and Malaysian curry chicken. There’s also a new sushi menu offering such items as a hot Caribbean Roll, the King & I, a Tampa Roll and a Mexican Roll.

“Our restaurants are much like ‘Future Rock’ – constantly evolving, changing and growing from a culinary aspect,” said the property’s Executive Chef William Gideon. “These new menu changes follow the trends that our guests are watching and expecting from us. With one of the strongest culinary teams in the Tampa area, our goal is to continue to give our customers exactly what they are looking for.”

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 250 popular games. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and offers seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, including the fine dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and Grey Salt. A newly renovated 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 71 countries, including 168 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 Reykjavik, Shanghai, Yangon and San Juan. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, Itapema, London, Los Cabos, New York City, Tenerife, 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]