EPICUREAN HOTEL AND BERN’S STEAK HOUSE TO HOST INAUGURAL GRAND WHISKEY TASTING
Whiskey Tampa Foxtrot to Benefit Operation First Response
WHO: Epicurean Hotel and Bern’s Steak House
WHAT: Epicurean Hotel is set to host the inaugural grand whiskey tasting, Whiskey Tampa Foxtrot. The event will be an afternoon to remember filled with live entertainment, delicious food, a cigar roller, and over 200 hand-crafted whiskeys from Beam Suntory and many others. Food will be provided by Bern’s Steak House, Élevage, Haven, Parkshore Grill, Rooster & the Till, and Locale Market. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Operation First Response. The event will feature seminars presented by Gardner Dunn, East Coast Ambassador of Suntory Whiskey, and Chairman Emeritus, Maker’s Mark Distillery Bill Samuels Jr.
Proceeds from the event will be donated to Operation First Response (OFR). The organization’s mission is to serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes/Disabled Veterans and their families with personal and financial needs.
WHEN: Saturday, October 14 l VIP12 – 4 p.m. SOLD OUT l General Admission 12:30 – 4 p.m. After party to follow at Haven with Complimentary cheese and charcuterie.
HOW: Tickets start at $95 and are available for purchase at whiskeytampafoxtrot.com.
About Bern’s Steak House:
Internationally known for its vast wine collection, perfectly aged steaks and famous dessert room, Bern’s Steak House offers a world-class, incomparable dining experience. When Bern Laxer opened in 1956, he envisioned Bern’s as Art in Steaks. Today, son David Laxer and Chef de Cuisine Habteab Hamde continue Bern’s tradition of excellence with a gastronomic adventure that includes prime dry-aged steaks cut-to-order, 21 choices of caviar, fresh seafood and vegetables in a setting like none other. Housing the World’s largest wine collection of over 500,000 bottles, Bern’s offers 7,000 selections to its guests. In 2014, Bern’s was named an Outstanding Restaurant Semi-finalist, one of 20, and in 2015, an Outstanding Wine Program Finalist, one of five in the country by the James Beard Foundation. In 2016, Bern’s brought home the gold as it was named the winner for Outstanding Wine Program. Additionally, Haven, Bern’s sister restaurant and its Executive Chef Chad Johnson, also of the Epicurean Hotel, were named a 2012 and 2014 Semifinalist for Best Chef: South. For more information on Bern’s Steak House and its subsidiaries, visitBernsSteakHouse.com.