Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Earns Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards in 2023
—Abiaka Wood Fire Grill, Cipresso, Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and Kuro, Among the World’s Best Restaurants for Wine—
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is proud to announce the Wine Spectator’s 2023 Restaurant Awards for its exceptional wine program. This prestigious award acknowledges the finest restaurants worldwide for their wine selection.
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood won the Best of Award of Excellence. Best of Award of Excellence recipients display excellent breadth across multiple winegrowing regions and/or significant vertical depth of top producers, along with the superior presentation. Abiaka Wood Fire Grill, Cipresso and Kuro each won the Award of Excellence, which recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.
“We are honored to have three of our fine-dining locations receive the Award of Excellence, as well as Council Oak Steaks & Seafood receive the Best of Award of Excellence,” said Pablo Astardjian, Vice President of Food & Beverage for Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood. “We strive to provide a quality wine and dine option for all guests to enjoy.”
Launched in 1981, the Restaurant Awards represent the world’s only program focused exclusively on restaurant wine service. They are assigned on three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best Award of Excellence and the Grand Award, with 2,001; 1,411; and 93 winners this year in each respective category.
“In a time of technological innovation, restaurants offer the human experience diners are hungry for—listening to their customers and offering a personalized experience,” said Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher, of Wine Spectator. “This annual issue celebrates the places where wine is at the top of that conversation. I’m pleased to congratulate all 3,505 restaurants for their dedication to wine and wine-loving diners.”
Wine Spectator’s special Restaurant Awards issue will be available to readers on Tuesday, July 11.
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About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship-integrated resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion in 2019, highlighting the debut of the world’s first and only Guitar Hotel. Between three hotel towers, the resort boasts 1,271 luxury guestrooms. Amenities include a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; an 18-acre recreational water experience; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 20 food and beverage outlets; an expansive gaming floor with more than 2,700 slots, more than 200 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. Hard Rock Live, ranked No. 5 worldwide in 2022 gross revenue for both Pollstar Magazine and Billboard in its respective categories, highlights A-list entertainers and performers, sporting events and live broadcast productions in an intimate 7,000-person capacity setting. Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441). For more information, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com call (800) 937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.