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Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Receives Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2014

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (September 4, 2014) — Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at the AAA Four Diamond awarded Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has received Wine Spectator magazine’s Restaurant Wine List Award of Excellence 2014. The restaurant has received the prestigious honor consecutively since 2009.

Featuring a menu with over 300 wines from more than 13 countries, Council Oak offers an extensive bottle and wine-by-the-glass selection. While varietals are available to meet a range of tastes and budgets, the restaurant is proud to offer magnum bottles and exceptional wine that include several first growth wines from the Bordeaux region of France priced from $1,500 to $4,500.

“At Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, we believe in delivering an extraordinary dining experience. This is accomplished in part by offering variety, quality and depth in our wine selections for guests to pair with our masterfully created cuisine,” said Don Derocher, new resident sommelier.

Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. To qualify for an award, the list must present complete, accurate wine information. It must include vintages and appellations for all selections, including wines available by the glass. Complete producer names and correct spellings are mandatory, while the overall presentation and appearance of the list is also taken into consideration.

About Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is South Florida’s premier destination for fun, entertainment and dining – Where Rock Royalty Lives. The resort’s award-winning restaurant, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, delivers a sophisticated fine-dining experience for 100% U.S.D.A. prime dry-aged stockyard beef, fresh seafood and an award-winning wine list served in an inviting, upscale atmosphere. Council Oak has been nationally recognized by Zagat and has earned Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence consecutively since 2009.

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is open for lunch on Fridays from noon – 3 p.m.; brunch is available Sunday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; dinner is served Sunday – Thursday from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. – midnight. Reservations for Council Oak are available by calling (954) 327-7501 or visiting www.opentable.com or through its mobile application.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida’s premier destination for fun and entertainment, Where Rock Royalty Lives. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, over 2,200 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player’s Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef’s Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Hard Rock hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold ’em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 142 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, Rock Spa, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightclubs, lounges and bars, boutique retail shops, the 350-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood, twitter.com/SHRHollywood, instagram.com/semhardrockhollywood and youtube.com/semhardrockhollywood.