Wine Tasting For The Perfect Pairing at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

Team members at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood spent the day pairing their time with a taste of New World vs. Old World wines, engaging in tasting techniques with sensory training of sight, nose and taste. The art of wine tasting started with white wines (Pinot Grigio (Old World), Sauvignon Blanc (two different styles, oak no oak), Chardonnay (two different styles, oak no oak) and Riesling. Never to leave out


With the New Year in full affect, it’s no surprise that our new-style Japanese restaurant, Kuro, is giving a 2016 resolution to foodies that’s as bold as the new-style cuisine offered on the unique menu. For those who craves a unique dining experience with innovative cuisine and a sophisticated atmosphere, Kuro is now open seven days a week, offering dinner service on Mondays. Plus, as of the New Year, Kuro


Kuro is named “Best New Seafood” of 2015 by Thrillist. “Do you have one of those uber-picky friends who just blanketly refuses to eat seafood? Bribe that person with tickets to a show at Hard Rock and bring him here for a pre-concert meal. It will become their exception. The menu Chef Alex Becker and sushi chef Shuji Hiyakawa put together is on par with Zuma, and boasts a Hamachi pepper sashimi and

2015 “Tapas on the Tarmac” Kick Off Party for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Tapas on the Tarmac kicked off the 56th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with an evening of luxury under the stars. KURO Japanese restaurant at Seminole Hard Rock and NYY Steak at Seminole Coco Casino served small bites for a deserving group of 300 in attendance. The Invite-only, VIP event brought together esteemed members of the yachting, private aviation and local business community at the Banyan Air Service FBO at

Ann Storck Celebrity Chef Event

Last Friday, 25 celebrity chefs gathered in one of our ballrooms for a night of good tastes for a great cause benefiting the Ann Storck Center. For those unfamiliar with the Ann Storck Center, the organization is a nonprofit focused on helping children and adults living with developmental disabilities. In addition to featuring talents from 25 amazing chefs, the event had live entertainment, a silent auction, and a Bids For

Council Oak Chefs Come Together

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is Seminole Hard Rock’s fine dining experience for 100% USDA prime dry-aged stockyard beef at both our Hollywood and the Tampa location. While the restaurants are essentially the same, our very own Chef Carl Murphy and Tampa’s Chef Omar Torres gathered last night to collaborate on a realigned menu for both locations. The Blue Crab Cocktail was first on the list! This dish has jumbo crab