Epicurean Hotel and its signature restaurant, Élevage; Fenway Hotel and its signature restaurant, HEW Parlor & Chophouse; The Karol Hotel and its rooftop restaurant, Vantage.
Three of the area’s most popular hotels are offering romantic options for Valentine’s Day weekend. Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel, Fenway Hotel in Dunedin and the newly-opened Karol Hotel in Clearwater have all created special Valentine’s Day menus available at their signature restaurants.
Élevage at Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel is presenting a four-course, prix-fixe menu for $85 per person on Sunday, February 14. The menu includes:
First Course: Stracciatelli – peach, heirloom tomato, purple basil, roasted tomato vinaigrette
Second Course: Prawns – calabrian chili , romesco, chili tread, fried garlic, crostini or beef carpaccio – chanterelle mushrooms, shaved manchego, crispy capers, nasturtium, sea bean vinaigrette
Third Course: Lobster Risotto – lobster sauce, house made ricotta, chive blossoms or Chilean sea bass – dungeness crab beurre blanc, asparagus or Australian wagyu – forest mushrooms, charred broccolini, black garlic
Choice of Two Sides: roasted baby potato, asparagus, crispy brussels, miso broccoli or sautéed mushrooms
Fourth Course: frangelico crème brûlée
Bone-in Tomahawk Ribeye for Two is available for an additional $40.
HEW Parlor & Chophouse at the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin is offering a romantic three-course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day weekend, Feb. 13 and 14. The menu includes one selection from each course:
Appetizer – Poached Pear Salad, Smoked Lobster Chowder, Chophouse Meatballs or Roasted Wild Mushroom Flatbread
Entrée – Butternut Squash Steak ($55); Cast Iron-Seared Jumbo Scallops ($60); Pan-Seared Chilean Sea Bass ($65); Porcini Dusted Filet Mignon (10oz) ($70); Surf & Turf ($80); or Tomahawk Ribeye (40oz)($130)
Side – Homestyle Smashed Potatoes, Molasses Sweet Potato Mash, Braised Collard Greens or Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Dessert – Chocolate Layer Cake, Baba au Rhum or Fruit Sorbet
Music will also be provided by harpist, Seth Lynn from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Karol Hotel in Pinellas County is offering an eight-course, prix-fixe dinner at its rooftop restaurant, Vantage. The $175 per person, eight-course dinner is being offered Feb. 14 and includes:
Beef Tartare – truffle essence, green apple, sriracha, chives, capers, cornichon, crostini
Heart-Shaped Lobster Ravioli – Maine lobster filled, lemon butter, haricots verts, tomato, parmesan
Roasted Beet Salad – golden beets, candy stripe beets, watermelon radish, goat cheese, orange supreme, arugula, beet powder, citrus vinaigrette
Intermezzo – passionfruit sorbet, pomegranate seeds, basil syrup
Diver Sea Scallop – parmesan tuile, sea beans, roasted tomato, brown butter, micro greens, carrot purée
Elk Tenderloin – white polenta, baby carrot, snow peas, candied shallots, chimichurri, red wine butter, fiddlehead fern
Cheese Course – gouda, purple haze goat, bleu affinee, honeycomb, dark cherries, candied nuts, fig jam
Apple Tartine – vanilla bean gelato, phyllo, glazed apples, whipped cream, mint
A wine pairing for six of the courses is also being offered at an additional $75 per person.
Epicurean Hotel: Sunday, Feb. 14, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Fenway Hotel: Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 14, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Karol Hotel: Sunday, Feb. 14, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Epicurean Hotel: 1207 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, Florida (complimentary valet parking to 7 p.m. and $5 following)
Fenway Hotel: 453 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin, Florida (complimentary valet parking)
The Karol Hotel: 2675 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, Florida (complimentary self-parking)
Reservations are recommended for each property.
Epicurean Hotel: via Yelp or call (813) 999-8726
Fenway Hotel: via Yelp or call (727) 683-5990
The Karol Hotel: via OpenTable or call (727) 273-7850
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