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Rest Easy With Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals From Rosen Hotels & Resorts in Orlando

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Mary Deatrick, DPR
407-718-4640, [email protected]

ORLANDO (November 17, 2016) – As the 2017 holiday shopping season kicks off the weekend after Thanksgiving, the Rosen Hotels & Resorts family of Orlando hotels is offering exclusive deals for the cyber-savvy at all seven of its convention and leisure properties. The seven hotels provide Orlando’s best value with ideal locations in the heart of the Central Florida’s world-renowned attractions, shopping and dining district, complimentary Wi-Fi, and never a resort fee.

The four leisure hotels, Rosen Inn closest to Universal, Rosen Inn International, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando and Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista are serving up the lowest rates of the year, starting at $49.99 plus tax, per night, when booked on Black Friday, Nov. 25, or Cyber Monday, Nov. 28, only for travel through Dec. 23, 2017 (based on availability). The Bed and Breakfast package includes breakfast buffet for two adults daily, complimentary Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public areas. Shuttle transport is based on availability and must be reserved in advance. Families can relax and enjoy their home away from home featuring seasonally heated swimming pools, children’s playground, video arcades, 24-hour mini markets and fully-equipped guestrooms including microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker and more. Facebook fans get a 24-hour start, so be sure to “Like Us” for the best available rates and opt in to our newsletter and receive special offers all year. To reserve these exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, guests can call 877-224-5377 or visit http://orlandohotels4less.com/blkfricymon/.

From Black Friday through midnight Cyber Monday, guests can save 10 percent on stays at Rosen Plaza and Rosen Centre or take advantage of a special two-night package at Rosen Shingle Creek. Guests of Rosen Plaza and Rosen Centre can save 10 percent off the best available rate for overnight stays from Dec. 19-25, 2016 (based on availability) when booked from Nov. 25 through Nov. 28. Rosen Plaza features stylish, contemporary guestrooms, discounted self-parking, 25 percent off Smoooth Java and buy-one-get-one-free buffet dining in Café Matisse. Rosen Centre guests enjoy luxurious accommodations, complimentary self-parking and two I-Ride Trolley tickets, as well as 10 percent off the breakfast buffet at Café Gauguin and The Spa at Rosen Centre. Both hotels offer complimentary Wi-Fi in guestrooms and individual complimentary transportation to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando, based on availability, reservations required. An extensive and varied array of dining options to please every palate, oversized tropical swimming pools and more beckon guests to a tropical, sun-filled getaway. To book at Rosen Plaza, call 407-996-9700 or visit rosenplaza.com. To book at Rosen Centre, call 407-996-9840 or visit rosencentre.com.

The AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek is offering one of its lowest rates of the year in a special $199 two-night package for two when booked Black Friday through midnight Cyber Monday. Guests can book one night in one of the award-winning hotel’s recently enhanced, plush guestrooms at $199 plus tax and receive one night free for the consecutive night Dec. 9-24, 2016 (based on availability). The package includes a breakfast buffet for two each morning at Café Osceola, complimentary self-parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, 25 percent off treatments at The Spa at Shingle Creek (excluding packages and couple’s treatments) and 25 percent off green fees at Shingle Creek Golf Club, the newly-redesigned course by Arnold Palmer Design Company. Individual complimentary transportation to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando and Orlando Premium Outlets is offered, based on availability, reservations required. Additional nights can be booked at the best available rate, but are not subject to exclusive package offers. To book, call 407-996-9939 or visit rosenshinglecreek.com.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday special rates and packages are not applicable for groups, citywide, or in conjunction with any other discounts or promotions.

Rosen Shingle Creek – 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 407-996-9939, rosenshinglecreek.com
Rosen Plaza – 9700 International Drive, Orlando, 407-996-9700, rosenplaza.com
Rosen Centre – 9840 International Drive, Orlando, 407-996-9840, rosencentre.com
Rosen Inn closest to Universal – 6327 International Drive, Orlando, 407-996-4444, roseninn6327.com
Rosen Inn International – 7600 International Drive, Orlando, 407-996-1600, roseninn7600.com
Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando – 9000 International Drive, Orlando, 407-996-8585, roseninn9000.com
Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista – 8442 Palm Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, 407-996-7300, clarionlbv.com

About Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Celebrating more than 42 years in business, Rosen Hotels & Resorts comprises nearly 6,500 guestrooms at seven Orlando hotels. Owner Harris Rosen is Florida’s largest independent hotelier and an impassioned philanthropist. Rosen was recently awarded the Bob Graham Center Citizen of the Year for his 23-year Tangelo Park Program, which has provided hundreds of college scholarships for youth in the underserved Orlando community of Tangelo Park. For more information, visit www.rosenhotels.com.

Rosen Hotels & Resorts offer Lavish Thanksgiving and Christmas Buffets

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From Traditional Holiday Dishes to Florida-Inspired Favorites, Rosen Hotels’ Buffets are Holiday Dining at its Finest

For more information contact:
Mary Deatrick, DPR
407-718-4640, [email protected]

ORLANDO (November 11, 2016) – The holidays are just around the corner, and it’s time to start making plans for hosting those special meals with family and friends. Rosen Hotels & Resorts makes entertaining easy, with lavish holiday buffets, Thanksgiving brunch and a host of activities sure to fill you with holiday cheer. There are more opportunities than ever to join the festivities, with several new events being held this year. Rosen Plaza will hold “Iced Out,” an ice carving competition among area chefs to be held at ’39 Poolside Bar & Grill. Rosen Centre will host a cake pop decorating with the buffet lunch at Café Gauguin. Rosen Shingle Creek will feature Chef David Ramirez and his team’s gingerbread houses depicting the Twelve Days of Christmas, among many events at all of the hotels. And of course, there is an extensive offering of holiday buffet dining options throughout the hotels.

Extend your holiday dining experience with a relaxing overnight stay in a deluxe guestroom or suite. For a complete list of holiday events, dining specials and holiday overnight stay packages, visit rosenhotels.com/holidays.

Thanksgiving Day Buffets

Rosen Plaza’s Thanksgiving Day Buffet is a favorite among locals and visitors alike for the extensive selection of carefully prepared dishes. From traditional favorites like roast turkey, prime rib and stuffing to an exciting stir fry station, soups and chilled salads, there is something to please every palate. The emphasis is on fresh flavors and quality ingredients featuring Gulf Shrimp, House Cured Smoked Salmon, seasonal fruits and house made pastries, soups and sauces. The challenge at the dessert station is making a choice from the vast selection – Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Indulgence, Pumpkin Pie or a little bit of everything?

Buffet hours are November 24, from noon to 5 p.m. and include complimentary wine and valet parking. Advanced pre-paid reservations are: $37.95 for adults/$18.95 for children ages 4-11, not including tax or service charge. Walk-ins are welcome at a cost of $41.95 for adults/$18.95 for children. Children under four are free. Call (407) 996-0256 for reservations or visit rosenplaza.com/thanksgiving.

Rosen Shingle Creek is the place to go if you just don’t feel like cooking this year. The hotel is offering a 25% discount to Florida residents for their Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Café Osceola. Guests can drink in floor-to-ceiling views of the luxurious grounds, as well as unlimited mimosas and champagne. This Spanish-revival style restaurant will offer holiday favorites such as Hand-Carved Herb-Crusted turkey, French beans, sausage sage dressing and pumpkin apple bisque soup, as well as dishes with a creative flair like Duck Leg Confit with Bourbon Glaze. Enjoy create-your-own pasta, omelet and seafood stations and even a gourmet grilled cheese station with options like brie cheese with pear and bacon for a decadent treat. The perfect ending to the perfect buffet awaits with a lavish dessert display including pies, cakes, cheesecake shots, chocolate fountain and more. The buffet is offered Thursday, November 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and costs $67.95 for adults, $29.95 for children ages 4-11 and children under four are free. (Tax and service charge not included). There is complimentary valet parking and reservations are required by calling (407) 996-3663 or visit rosenshinglecreek.com/thanksgiving.

Rosen Centre’s Thanksgiving Day Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and includes an elaborate buffet of holiday favorites like turkey, cornbread dressing and Yukon gold mashed potatoes, but that’s just the beginning. Guests will enjoy made-to-order omelets and waffles, a chef’s pasta and paella station, an antipasto display, Cedar Key bisque, and market salads. There will be specialty selections from several of the hotels’ highly acclaimed restaurants, like 98Forty’s Mango Crab Cake and Banshoo Sushi Bar’s California rolls and spicy tuna rolls. Don’t miss the Mahi Mahi wrapped in banana leaves drizzled with coconut curry, or the extensive selection of sweet indulgences for dessert, including the decadent chocolate fondue fountain. The buffet brunch is $43.95 for adults, $16.95 for children ages 4 to 12 and children under four are free. The price (not including tax and service charge) includes complimentary valet parking and champagne and mimosas. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling (407) 996-8551 or visit rosencentre.com/thanksgiving.

Christmas Day Buffets

Rosen Plaza’s December 25 Christmas Holiday Buffet pulls out all of the stops to make this a memorable meal. Every detail from European pastries with flavored butters and jewel-like miniature desserts to the Passion Fruit-Guava gastrique served with the Baked Christmas Ham and buttery croissants in the caramelized vegetable stuffing is designed to make this an outstanding dining experience. Bring the extended family or all of your out-of-town guests – there is something for everyone. Traditional favorites include roast turkey with fresh pineapple cranberry sauce, prime rib, Dijon Crusted Pork Loin, and Buttermilk and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes. Those opting for a lighter meal will find fresh vegetables and dips, artfully displayed salads, Asian noodles with wok vegetables, Florida Red Snapper with Shaved Fennel and fresh seasonal fruits and berries. In addition to traditional pumpkin and pecan pies, Christmas Rum Cake and Chocolate Yule log, guests can choose no-sugar added Chocolate Mousse Cake or small dessert shots and pops.

Buffet hours are from noon to 5 p.m. and include complimentary wine and valet parking. Advanced pre-paid reservations are: $37.95 for adults/$18.95 for children ages 4-11, not including tax and service charge. Walk-ins are welcome at a cost of $41.95 for adults/$18.95 for children. Children under four are free. Call (407) 996-0256 for reservation or visit rosenplaza.com/holidays.com.

Rosen Shingle Creek comes alive with Christmas Magic this year, with Christmas trees decorated by local charities and gingerbread houses creatively crafted by the hotel’s pastry team on display. Indulge in a sumptuous Christmas Day Buffet at Café Osceola, relaxing in the airy restaurant with unlimited champagne and mimosas and spectacular holiday dining. Herb and Garlic Crusted Prime Rib, Pecan and Dill Crusted Salmon and a spiced shrimp boil headline a gastronome’s feast. Inventive holiday dishes like Peking Pork Belly Crepes and Banrai Sushi favorites join traditional fare such as Roasted Tom Turkey, savory soups, market fresh salads and more. Gather the family and enjoy a 25% Florida resident discount. The December 25 buffet runs from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and costs $67.95 for adults, $29.95 for children ages 4-11 and children under 4 are free. (Tax and service charge not included). There is complimentary valet parking and reservations are required by calling (407) 996-3663 or visit rosenshinglecreek.com/holidays.

Rosen Centre’s Christmas Day Buffet features so many tempting choices it’s difficult to know where to begin. Seafood-lovers will be enticed by the spiced shrimp boil, Pan Seared Sea Bass and topped with lemon and dill, seafood gumbo and sushi display. Looking for traditional holiday favorites? Rosen Centre’s chefs have that covered with turkey, candied yams, mashed potatoes, and pineapple rum glazed ham. A few of the brunch items include made-to-order omelets, Belgian waffles and Lemon Buttermilk Pancakes. Make sure to save room for dessert (or start there first!) so you don’t miss out. Choices span the globe from French Bǔche de Noel, to German Stollen, Swiss sweets, and all-American pumpkin pie. The piece-de-resistance is the white-and-dark chocolate fountain with fresh pineapple, strawberries and marshmallows for dipping. The brunch is offered from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., includes unlimited mimosas, champagne and valet parking, and is priced at $43.95 for adults and $16.95 for children ages 4 to 12, not including tax and service charge. Children under four are free. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling (407) 996-8551 or visit rosencentre.com/holidays.

Rosen Centre

New Year’s Eve Everglades Dinner and Celebration
Rosen Centre’s Everglades restaurant is offering an indulgent gourmet four-course New Year’s Eve meal prepared by Everglades Head Chef Fred Vlachos. This special runs from 5:30 p.m. -10 p.m. and is $64.95 plus tax and service charge per person.
Guests can wrap up their celebrations at Sam & Bubbe’s Lobby Bar at Rosen Centre. Sam & Bubbe’s will be broadcasting live coverage of Times Square festivities on its nine 75-inch TVs with party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Entry to the event is free and no reservations are required.

Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill New Year’s Eve Dining
Escape to the Caribbean this New Year’s Eve with a special three-part Prix Fixe menu at Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill, Rosen Centre’s popular poolside dining spot. Soak in balmy breezes while enjoying your choice of Pan Seared Sea Bass, Harry’s Surf & Turf or New York Strip, among entrees. A bottle of sparkling wine per couple or two glasses of house wine per person are included for toasting in 2017. Open 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price is $44.95 plus tax and service charge per person.

New Year’s Eve Stay Package at Rosen Centre
Guests can ring in the new year with an exclusive, one-night, stay-and-play package for two at Rosen Centre. The $399 package features a four-course dinner for two in the Everglades restaurant, including a bottle of wine or champagne, breakfast buffet for two in Café Gauguin and two 50-minute Swedish massages at The Spa at Rosen Centre. Rosen Centre’s 2017 celebration at Sam & Bubbe’s Lobby Bar has live coverage of Times Square, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Complimentary valet parking, Wi-Fi and use of the fitness center are included. Taxes and gratuity are excluded.

Rosen Centre is located at 9840 International Drive in Orlando. For more information and to make reservations, please visit www.rosencentre.com/holidays or call (800) 204-7234.

Rosen Plaza

New Year’s Eve at 3NINE
Rosen Plaza’s entertainment venue and nightclub, 3NINE, will be hosting the hottest New Year’s Eve celebration in Orlando with the sounds of DJ Ty and a midnight champagne toast. Guests can enjoy a full menu of food and drink items. General admission tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. General admission begins at 9 p.m.

To make the night even more spectacular, VIP tables can be reserved for $50 for parties of four or less and $100 for parties of five or more. Each table comes with party favors and bottle service is also available. VIP open bar packages are available for individual admission tickets starting at $100 which includes access to a private bar area and open bar for premium brand liquor, wine and beer. VIPs enjoy early seating at 8 p.m. VIP reservations are available by contacting John Torry at [email protected] or through www.3NINEorlando.com/newyears/.

Rosen Plaza Hotel is located at 9700 International Drive in Orlando. For more information, or to make reservations, please visit www.rosenplaza.com/holidays or call (800) 627-8258.

Planning Your Next Incredible, Spectacular Event in Orlando? Look no Further than Rosen Hotels & Resorts. Rosen IS Orlando.

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ORLANDO — Rosen Hotels & Resorts IS Orlando. The 42-year-old company is synonymous with incredible meetings, spectacular events and exceptional service in Orlando and will exceed your expectations for support, flexibility, and partnership throughout your event process. When you’re meeting in Orlando, meet at Rosen Hotels and the company’s three luxurious convention properties—800-room Rosen Plaza, 1334-room Rosen Centre, and 1501-room Rosen Shingle Creek.

The three award-winning hotels combined form a significant synergy for larger groups by offering the most meeting space at 700,000 gross square feet and most guestrooms and suites at 3,635 within just minutes of each other, the Orlando International Airport, the Orange County Convention Center and Orlando’s world-famous theme parks, attractions, shopping, dining and more.

Take advantage of the 2016/2017 Rosen Hotels & Resorts’ Planner Perks Package and enjoy 25 percent discounts on IT services and select dining, 20 percent on in-house audiovisual services or one of several other special offers, based on your group’s size and date availability. The package is available for NEW BUSINESS booked now and consumed by Jan. 31, 2017. For details, call 407-996-4890.

All Rosen Hotels offer complimentary WiFi in guest rooms and public areas and state-of-the-art RFID locking technology for guestrooms and meeting areas. There is never a resort fee at any of the hotels.

The three Rosen convention properties are undergoing spectacular transformations from guestrooms to restaurants, enhancing the already-luxurious amenities. Rosen Plaza recently completed refurbishments in all 800 of their guestrooms and suites and now features expanded flexible indoor/outdoor event space with 3NINE, the hotel’s 5,000-square-foot state-of-the-art entertainment venue. 3NINE can accommodate 500 people indoors or 1,500 guests when the event is extended to the patio and pool deck ’39 Poolside Bar & Grill. The venue provides groups with a dedicated, onsite daytime or evening event space outfitted with all audiovisual needs and already fully decorated and themed, with no build-outs or expensive rentals needed.

Another of the company’s intriguing and versatile pre-themed venues is Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill at the 1,334-room Rosen Centre. With its sparkling blue atmosphere and chic contemporary furnishings amid a tropical décor, the popular restaurant offers an opportunity for planners to save time and money with its built-in ambiance. Whether for a VIP dinner for 70 hosted indoors or a special event incorporating both the indoor and outdoor seating, as well as the pool deck, for up to 1,700 guests, Harry’s sets a stage that transports guests on a Caribbean escape.

At the AAA Four-Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek, a floor-to-ceiling refresh is taking place transforming its 1,501 guest rooms, several of its 15 dining and lounging options, lobby, and more in a modern Spanish Revival-style design. New earthy jewel tone hues will perfectly complement the hotel’s natural setting. Expanded seating throughout the lobby and dining venues will provide ideal communal areas to enjoy magnificent views of the manicured Shingle Creek Golf Club and tree line of historic Shingle Creek, headwaters of the Florida Everglades.

The hotel will soon be unveiling the newly redesigned 18-hole Shingle Creek Golf Course, in partnership with Arnold Palmer Design Company.

Earlier this year, Rosen Plaza opened Zayde’s Kosher Catering, a service providing kosher catering to banquets and meetings not only at Rosen Plaza, but also for guests of Rosen Shingle Creek and Rosen Centre, as well as the other four Rosen Hotels & Resorts, the Orange County Convention Center and all requests within greater Central Florida.

Rosen Shingle Creek and Rosen Centre were both named 2015 Cvent Top 75 Meetings Hotels in the U.S.

For more information, visit WeAreOrlando.us or call 407-996-9939.

A New Era of Management Promises Exciting Opportunities for Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando

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Derek Baum Takes the Helm as New General Manager and Jay Finkelstein Moves up to Assistant GM Position

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Mary Deatrick, DPR.
(407) 718-4640, [email protected]

ORLANDO (September 1, 2016) – Rosen Plaza is taking on new life in Orlando this month as two of Rosen Hotels & Resorts’ most dedicated employees – Derek Baum and Jay Finkelstein – take on new roles as they continue their long-time tenure with the company.

Former general manager at Rosen Inn Pointe Orlando and 30-year Rosen Hotels’ associate, Baum celebrates his promotion as the new general manager of Rosen Plaza Hotel. He will be supported by Finkelstein, who moves into the assistant general manager positon after over 10 years in catering and convention services at Rosen Centre Hotel.

“We are thrilled to announce the promotion of both Derek and Jay, longtime valued and essential members of our team,” said Harris Rosen, President & COO, Rosen Hotels & Resorts. “Both are such genuine, committed individuals with incredible talent and ability, and we look forward to the opportunities and vision each brings to his new role.”

Derek Baum – General Manager

Baum began working with the company in 1986 at the Rosen Inn Pointe Orlando front desk as part of a college intern program. During his 30 years with Rosen Hotels & Resorts, he has served as the assistant general manager, general manager and director of operations as well as leading many special projects. Baum has been involved in operations and capital improvements at all Rosen Properties, and is instrumental in developing and implementing training programs. He is passionate about maintaining the superior levels of service and guest satisfaction that Rosen is known for throughout the industry. Derek’s hands-on approach and commitment to wellness and education initiatives are trademark qualities which will serve him well in his new role as general manager.

Jay Finkelstein – Assistant General Manager

Serving over ten years as Rosen Centre’s catering and convention services manager, Finkelstein is deeply rooted in the company’s history and core values. He comes from a strong background in food and beverage management – even before his time with the hotel – serving as the restaurant general manager of Wyndham Palace Resort and Spa for four and a half years and the Hyatt Regency restaurant general manager for two. With Finkelstein’s 30 years in the hospitality industry in New York and Florida, he is uniquely suited for the role of assistant general manager at Rosen Plaza, which recently launched Zayde’s Kosher Catering. Zayde’s accommodates intimate gatherings of 10 or lavish celebrations of up to 2,000 guests, for either in-house groups or offsite functions anywhere throughout Central Florida.

Rosen Plaza has unveiled several enhancements throughout the hotel this past year, including most recently, the completion of a floor-to-ceiling refurbishment of its 800 guestrooms and suites. Modern elements like walnut cabinetry and granite counter tops create a luxurious, chic experience for guests. “The new guestrooms and suites add to the contemporary elegance of the hotel,” said Victoria Hall, Director of Sales and Marketing, Rosen Plaza. “With the new 3NINE entertainment venue, ‘39 Poolside Bar & Grill and updated Jack’s Place restaurant, as well as our modernized furnishings and incredible event and meeting spaces, guests can truly relax and feel completely at home here at the Rosen Plaza.”

About Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Over the past 42 years, Rosen Hotels & Resorts has grown from 256 to approximately 6,300 rooms, approximately six percent of the total guest rooms in Central Florida. Today, the Rosen family of hotels, which includes the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek, the award-winning Rosen Centre and Rosen Plaza, and four leisure properties ideally located in the Orlando tourist corridor, including Rosen Inn Pointe Orlando, Rosen Inn (closest to Universal), Rosen Inn International and the Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, all remain committed to providing outstanding value for all guests. For more information, visit www.rosenhotels.com or call 866-33-ROSEN.

Rosen Hotels & Resorts Offer Three Exquisite Courses at Four Stunning Restaurants for One Delicious Price During Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

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Rosen Hotels & Resorts Offer Three Exquisite Courses at Four Stunning Restaurants for One Delicious Price During Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

For more information contact:
Mary Deatrick, DPR.
407-718-4640, [email protected]

ORLANDO (August 10, 2016) – Food lovers rejoice! September is Magical Dining Month, where Orlando restaurants will offer prix fixe dinners with an appetizer, entrée and dessert for an exceptional value of $33. A special preview week begins August 29 and continues through October 2. Now in its 11th year, Magical Dining is a timely opportunity to enjoy Rosen Hotels & Resorts fine dining restaurants. One dollar from each meal will be donated to The Russell Home for atypical children.Rosen Hotels & Resorts is proud to have four of its fine dining establishments participating this year. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or just need an excuse to head out for a night on the town, an evening at a Rosen Hotels restaurant is magical indeed. The executive chefs and their teams at each restaurant have gone to great lengths to prepare special menus, showcasing the skill, creativity and signature flavors that make each venue unique. If you have not had the opportunity to visit the following restaurants, here’s just a taste of what you will find.

AAA Four Diamond A Land Remembered, Rosen Shingle Creek

This opulent creek-side restaurant is the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening, from the warm rich décor to the elegant lighting. The Magical Dining menu offers four choices of appetizers, entrees and desserts, each prepared with the freshest ingredients and presented with impeccable service. Start the evening off with a Boca Grande Crab Cake with Scallion Aioli and Red Chili Pepper glaze, or Grilled Hearts of Romaine with warm Goat Cheese. A few of the main courses include Florida fresh catch of the day, and an exquisitely prepared Filet Mignon with Herb Butter using herbs from the restaurant’s on-site organic herb garden. Linger over a glass of wine before moving on to dessert, which is prepared under careful supervision of world renowned Executive Pastry Chef and Chocolatier David Ramirez. Savor a slice of Chocolate Mousse Cake with Raspberry Ganache, or perhaps the Warm Bread Pudding with Rum Raisin Ice Cream. Take an after dinner stroll around the hotel and enjoy the nature trails and lush scenery to complete a truly magical evening. Visit alandrememberedrestaurant.com or call 407-996-FOOD.

AAA Four Diamond Cala Bella, Rosen Shingle Creek

You’ll feel transported to Tuscany at Cala Bella, surrounded by stunning Italian artwork, soaring vaulted ceilings and arched entryways. Relax with a glass of bubbly and drink in the view of the evening sky over the hotel’s pool deck and golf course as you peruse the classic Italian and Mediterranean dishes on the Magical Dining Menu. Start with crispy Calamari Fritti in a spicy Peppadew Coulis followed by a traditional Chicken Parmesan, or perhaps enjoy a Roasted Beet Salad with organic baby greens and Blood Orange Vinaigrette followed by a succulent Grilled Tuscan Ribeye. The open kitchen allows diners a peek into the action, including the two-sided hydroponic garden that hangs over the prep station. This edible wall art allows the chef to pluck tender greens moments before serving for the ultimate in freshness. Top off the evening with an espresso and Tiramisu or Cappuccino Crème Brȗlee. Visit calabellarestaurant.com or call 407-996-FOOD.

Everglades Restaurant, Rosen Centre

At the Rosen Centre Hotel, the Everglades Restaurant offers fine dining in a fun atmosphere that celebrates the flavors of Florida and pays homage to the world’s largest tropical wetlands. Diners are surrounded by flora and fauna in the décor, which creates a unique ambiance. Daily supplies of fresh Florida native fish, along with select prime cuts of meat are carefully and creatively prepared with bright flavors and Southern accents such as fried green tomatoes and watermelon. The Magical Dining menu features several starters that Everglades is famous for, such as the Alligator Bay Chowder developed by Head Chef Fred Vlachos, and the George Barley salad that pays tribute to the late Everglades conservationist and features Florida Rock Shrimp Tempura, croutons, mixed greens and grilled pineapple. There are entrée choices for meat and seafood-lovers, and a wine list that offers sustainable organic wine choices in keeping with Rosen’s commitment to the environment. Can’t decide between Key Lime Pie and Double Chocolate Fudge Overload for dessert? Have both with a duo of dessert shots, a few bites of brilliant decadence to end the evening. Visit evergladesrestaurant.com or call 407-996-2385.

Jack’s Place, Rosen Plaza

Step into this casual fine dining restaurant in a modern atmosphere on I-Drive and you’ll be surrounded by the world’s largest collection of autographed celebrity caricatures, created by Jack Rosen, the father of Rosen Hotels & Resorts’ founder Harris Rosen. This venue is sure to be a sell-out during Magical Dining Month, since guests who dine on Friday and Saturday nights will receive a complimentary caricature done by a local artist in addition to a fabulous meal. Start the evening off with a salad or Spicy Shrimp and Grits, followed by an expertly prepared Filet Mignon or Florida Gulf Coast Red Snapper served with basil garlic pappardelle pasta. Executive Chef Michael McMullen sources ingredients locally whenever possible, including deliveries of fresh herbs and produce grown by at-risk youth at Orlando’s Edgewood Children’s Ranch. Visit jacksplacerestaurant.com or call 407-996-1787.

Rosen Hotels and Resorts in Orlando to participate in FLRA #DineOut Orlando to benefit the OneOrlando Fund

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Five of the Hotels’ fine dining eateries will provide 25 percent of their day’s sales

For more information contact:
Mary Deatrick, DPR.
407-718-4640, [email protected]

ORLANDO (June 28, 2016) – Hotels and resorts owned by Harris Rosen are participating in the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Dine Out for Orlando United event this Thursday, June 30. To benefit victims and families affected by the tragedy at Pulse, fine dining restaurants at Rosen Shingle Creek, Rosen Centre, Rosen Inn and Rosen Plaza will contribute 25 percent of their sales that day to the OneOrlando Fund.

“I am proud of Orlando and the visitors who have provided such an outpouring of support for the community,” said Harris Rosen, President and COO of Rosen Hotels & Resorts in Orlando. “Our hearts go out to those touched by this tragedy. We’re honored to offer our support to the FRLA’s Dine Out for Orlando United event.”

Cala Bella at Rosen Shingle Creek offers the regional cuisines of Italy, from Tuscany to Naples to Sicily, along with classic Italian-American comfort food, all served in a grand setting. For details, call 407-996-3663 or visit calabellarestaurant.com.

A Land Remembered at Rosen Shingle Creek celebrates Florida’s pioneers, with a spectacular view of lush landscape and a menu featuring Harris Ranch Prime steaks, fresh seafood, local specialties and sustainable ingredients. For details, call 407-996-3663 or visit alandrememberedrestaurant.com.

Everglades restaurant at the Rosen Centre serves some of Florida’s best seafood and steaks, in surroundings that reflects the natural beauty of the state. For details, call 407-996-8551 or visit evergladesrestaurant.com.

Jack’s Place at Rosen Plaza is a world-class steakhouse where diners can view caricatures of famous people drawn by Harris Rosen’s father. For details call 407-996-1787 or visit jacksplacerestaurant.com.

Shogun Japanese Steakhouse at the Rosen Inn, offers skilled Teppanyaki chefs, who entertain the family while cooking meals at iron griddle tables. For details, call 407-352-1607 or visit shogunorlando.com

About Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Celebrating more than 42 years in service, Rosen Hotels & Resorts comprises more than 6,300 guest rooms at seven Orlando hotels. For more information, visit www.rosenhotels.com.

About OneOrlando Fund

The Fund was created to respond to the needs of the community after the effects of the Pulse tragedy. The distribution of the funds will be administered by the Central Florida Foundation.

Bountiful Champagne Buffets and Relaxing Overnight Stays Take the Spotlight this Easter and Mother’s Day at Rosen Hotels & Resorts in Orlando

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Mary Deatrick, DPR.
(407) 718-4640, [email protected]

ORLANDO (March 21, 2016) – This Easter and Mother’s Day, Rosen Hotels & Resorts in Orlando celebrates with special holiday brunches and welcome packages for the entire family to enjoy.

Featuring magnificent spreads that include seafood, breakfast entrees, salads, desserts and more – accompanied by champagne to toast the holidays – Rosen Hotels & Resorts will more than fulfill any and every Easter and Mother’s Day brunch expectation, creating more time for the important things, like spending time with family and friends, relaxing in the sun and celebrating the holiday in the true spirit of thankfulness and joy. Families can enjoy the complimentary valet parking always offered for all guests dining at one of the hotel restaurants.

In addition to its renowned brunches, guests can enjoy special weekend stays over Easter and Mother’s Day weekend – one more delightful way to say thank you to mom by giving the gift of bliss.

March 27 Easter Brunch and Overnight Stay Packages

Rosen Plaza Hotel

Easter Brunch
Annually hosted in one of its magnificent ballrooms with everything from ice sculptures to a full video wall with images of the season, Easter brunch at Rosen Plaza is always a delight. Guests enjoy a buffet feast of more than 30 dishes, a complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne and complimentary valet parking. The magnificent brunch buffet spread includes soup, omelet and carving stations with Prime Rib and Smoked Pork Loin; antipasto and chilled salads, including oysters on the half shell, chilled shrimp, cheese plates, fruit, veggies and more; hot buffet items like Hibachi Grilled Chicken and Grilled Vegetable Ravioli; and a decadent dessert station with delicacies like Double Chocolate Torte and Easter Rum Cake to help satisfy every sweet craving. March 27 from 11am to 4pm; $41.95 per adult, $18.95 ages four to 10, and kids three and under eat for free, tax and service charge not included. $5 Florida resident discount automatically deducted at time of advance purchase. Includes complimentary valet parking. Call 407-996-0256 or visit rosenplaza.com/Easter for more information and to make a reservation.

Rosen Centre Hotel

Easter Brunch
Guests enjoy the best of Rosen Centre’s culinary team on Easter Day for the hotel’s grand holiday brunch. Featuring a delightful buffet of holiday favorites paired with complimentary champagne and mimosas – from soups and salads to fresh fruit and cheese plates, a seafood station, specialty items like sushi rolls and braised pork, a risotto and pasta bar, entrees ranging from Herb Crusted Chicken to Braised Short Ribs, and a carving station featuring Prime Rib and Lamb. Traditional breakfast is available at the omelet and waffle station, as well as a mouth-watering array of desserts for a sweet finish. Buffet is available on Easter Day, March 27 from 11am to 5pm; $46.95 per adult, $17.95 for children ages four to 12, and kids three and under eat for free, tax and service charge not included. Includes complimentary valet parking. Call 407-996-8551 or visit rosencentre.com/Easter for more information and to make a reservation.

Easter Stay Package Guests are invited to enjoy an Easter in the sun—full of delicious food, lovely surroundings and friends and family—with this bountiful holiday package that includes a guestroom at a special Easter rate, our exquisite Easter Brunch for two featuring everything from fresh seafood and sushi, to an omelet and waffle station and specialty entrees, accompanied by complimentary champagne and mimosas. Guests can relax and soak up the holiday with 20 percent off The Spa at Rosen Centre, complimentary valet parking and complimentary access to the fitness center. $189, plus tax. Available March 26 only. Call 407-996-9840 or visit rosencentre.com/Easter for more information.

Rosen Shingle Creek

Easter Brunch The perfect holiday delight, Rosen Shingle Creek’s bountiful Easter Day Buffet features unlimited champagne and mimosas and more than 40 classic favorites and inventive dishes. From a selection of soups and salads – like Corn Blini with Foie Gras Mousse, Salmon Tartare Cornets and Shrimp, Avocado & Blood Orange Salad with Pickled Ginger – to cheese, fruit, antipasto and bruschetta bars, as well as a seafood, dim sum, chef’s carving station and a variety of entrees, there is something for everyone. Even the “make your own pasta” station offers guests the opportunity to be their own chef. An extensive dessert buffet includes cheesecake to breakfast pastries to an abundance of chocolate treats– the perfect final course. Florida residents and hotel guests enjoy a 25 percent discount, not applicable to alcohol. March 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. $65.95 per adult, $29.95 for children four to 11, and ages three and under eat for free; not including tax and service charge. Includes complimentary valet parking. Call 407-996-3663 or visit rosenshinglecreek.com/Easter to learn more or to make a reservation.

Easter Stay Package Guests save more the longer they stay this Easter with the weekend retreat package offering relaxing stays in one of the hotel’s elegant guest rooms – an early visit from the Easter Bunny this year. Each stay begins with a complimentary Easter basket, and guests enjoy 25 percent off the renowned Sunday Easter brunch buffet at Café Osceola, as well as at the spa, golf club and more. Detective skills will be put to the test at the grand Easter egg hunt Sunday morning from 11 to 11:30am, with prizes ranging from stays at the hotel to hotel restaurant gift certificates, and one lucky guest will find the golden egg in his or her guest room. Available March 24-28, the packages start at $149 for one night, $139 per night for two nights and $129 per night for three nights, plus applicable taxes. Available March 24 – 28, plus applicable taxes. Call 407-996-6338 or visit rosenshinglecreek.com/Easter for reservations.

May 8 Mother’s Day Brunch and Guest Packages

Rosen Plaza Hotel

Mother’s Day Brunch This Mother’s Day, the entire family is invited to celebrate mom in a grand way at the Rosen Plaza’s Mother’s Day Brunch, hosted in the hotel’s grand ballroom and featuring a delightful array of gourmet treats prepared specially for mom. Guests enjoy complimentary mimosas and champagne, and can choose from a host of options, like an omelet cooked to order, Florida Conch Chowder from the soup station, or Oysters on-the-Half Shell and Chilled Shrimp. The carving station features Roast Prime Rib and Roast Pork Steamship Adobe, and antipasto and chilled salads ranging from seafood and fresh fruit to garden salads and fresh pastries are just the beginning of a menu packed with delicious surprises, including a full dessert station. Mother’s Day, May 8, 11am to 4pm. $41.95 per adult, $18.95 for children aged four to 11, and children under four eat for free; tax and service charge not included. Includes complimentary valet parking. Call 407-996-0256 or visit rosenplaza.com/MothersDay for more information.

Mother’s Day Overnight Stay The ideal overnight retreat to spoil mom this Mother’s Day, this package says thank you with a restful stay in one of the newly refreshed guest rooms, complete with Mother’s Day brunch for two including mimosas and champagne and 25 percent off at Jack’s Place and Café Matisse. Mom and dad—or the entire family—can enjoy a relaxing day soaking up the sun poolside after enjoying a delicious buffet brunch in the Grand Ballroom that includes a soup, omelet and carving station, antipasto and salads like House Cured Lox and Chipotle-Lime Smoked Salmon and Baby Kale and Edamame Salad, entrees of Seared Chicken and Oven Poached Codfish, and a dessert station that starts with Mom’s Apple Crumb Pie. Starting at $149 per night, with an optional room upgrade to a suite for an additional $75 per night. Applicable taxes and fees not included. Available May 7, additional nights at $89 per night are available upon request (does not include holiday buffet). Call 407-996-9700 or visit rosenplaza.com for more information.

Rosen Centre Hotel

Mother’s Day Brunch What better way to say thank you this Mother’s Day than with a special brunch to celebrate mom together with the family at Orlando’s finest full gourmet buffet brunch with complimentary champagne to toast the holiday. Guests choose from a mouth-watering selection of soups, antipasto and salads to start, featuring delicacies like Couscous Salad with Shrimp and Mint, and Fresh Fruit Ambrosia, as well as an international and domestic cheese display. A seafood station offering snow crab claws, shrimp and smoked salmon, as well as a specialty station, risotto and pasta bar, entrée station and carving station serving Prime Rib and Garlic & Rosemary Crusted Spring Lamb are just the prequel to a delicious finale at the decadent dessert station. May 8 from 11am to 5pm; $46.95 per adult, $17.95 for children ages four to 12, and kids three and under eat for free, tax and service charge not included. Includes complimentary valet parking. Call 407-996-8551 or visit rosencentre.com for more information and to make a reservation.

Mother’s Day Overnight Stay What better way to show Mom the love than with a relaxing getaway with pampering from sun up to sun down! Enjoy deluxe accommodations and scrumptious breakfast buffet for two at the hotel’s Café Gauguin. Then spend the day poolside lounging or treat Mom to an array of treatments from facials, massage therapy and more with 20 percent off services at The Spa at Rosen Centre. Mother’s Day makeovers or primping for a night on the town is easy at the spa’s full service salon with hair, makeup and nail services. Package includes complimentary valet parking and complimentary access to the fitness center. $159, plus tax. Available May 6 – 8. Call 407-996-9840 or visit rosencentre.com for more information.

Rosen Shingle Creek

Mother’s Day Brunch Rosen Shingle Creek’s delectable Mother’s Day Buffet will entice Mom from the heart of her home to the heart of ours to enjoy more than 40 dishes from our dedicated culinary team… working almost as hard as Mom does to create a feast worthy of her family. Featuring unlimited champagne and mimosas and an array of chef’s stations, there’s something for every member of the family. Salads, soups, cheese and fruit displays, made-to-order omelets, pasta bar, carving stations, as well as seafood, sushi, Rosen’s Perfect Pizza, flowing chocolate fountains, cakes, pies and more galore. Florida residents and hotel guests enjoy a 25 percent discount, not applicable to alcohol. May 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. $65.95 per adult, $29.95 for children four to 11, and ages three and under eat for free; not including tax and service charge. Includes complimentary valet parking. Call 407-996-3663 or visit rosenshinglecreek.com/MothersDay to learn more or to make a reservation.

Mother’s Day Overnight Stay Mom can relax at Orlando’s top AAA Four Diamond hotel. Complete with a stay in one of the luxurious guest rooms or suites, a delightful Mother’s Day brunch and activities to relax and rejuvenate, it’s the perfect getaway gift to say thank you this Mother’s Day. Guests enjoy a two-night stay in one of the elegant guestrooms for $399, or upgrade to a beautiful one-bedroom suite for $499. Each reservation includes a $50 food and beverage credit and a 25 percent discount on Mother’s Day Brunch, The Spa at Shingle Creek and individual golf lessons at Brad Brewer Golf Academy, as well as a special “I Love Mom Amenity.” Available May 6 – 8, tax and service charge not included. Must book brunch reservation at time of room reservation. Call 407-996-6338 or visit rosenshinglecreek.com/MothersDay.

Modernized Guest Rooms Add Finishing Touches to Completely Revitalized Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando

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Chic, Contemporary Guest Rooms, Elegant Dining and Poolside Nightlife Options Treat Guests to the Ultimate Orlando Experience

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ORLANDO (March 16, 2016) – The award-winning Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando promises a new year full of comfort and elegance as it announces the completed revitalization of its 800 guest rooms and suites, along with the opening last year of the new nightclub and pool bar and the revitalized Jack’s Place restaurant, and most recently, the launch of Zayde’s Kosher Catering.

The hotel’s updated modern guest rooms feature elegant blends of navy and ivory, with textured faux-leather custom headboards and chic pewter accents. New bathrooms finished with rich walnut cabinetry, granite counter tops and enhanced LED vanity and make-up mirrors make for a luxurious and modern stay for every guest.

“This is one of the final touches in a revitalization of the property that adds to the contemporary elegance of the hotel,” said Victoria Hall, Director of Sales and Marketing, Rosen Plaza. “With the new Club 39 and 39 Poolside Bar & Grill and updated Jack’s Place restaurant, as well as our modernized furnishings and incredible event and meeting spaces, guests can truly relax and feel completely at home here at the Rosen Plaza.”

An award-winning meeting, convention and vacation hotel in Orlando, Rosen Plaza offers complimentary Wifi in guest rooms and public areas and never charges a resort fee. An array of incredible dining and entertainment options include the haute new Club 39 with its live entertainment, DJs, specialty dinks, and late-night tapas-style dining. Hotel guests can enjoy Orlando’s hottest nightlife without even leaving the hotel.

Guests also can relax at the 39 Poolside Bar and Grill, or enjoy an elegant evening at Jack’s Place with romantic lighting and gourmet food, while enjoying the signed caricatures of world-famous celebrities that cover the walls, penned by the restaurant’s namesake, Jack Rosen, owner Harris Rosen’s father.

The recent launch of Zayde’s Kosher Catering places Rosen Plaza as the only Orlando hotel to offer kosher catering services. Zayde’s provides Kosher International and American cuisine for groups from a small gathering from 10 people to a large convention or celebration for up to 2,000 people for in-house groups and offsite functions.

With 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space, the hotel offers the perfect location to host conventions, meetings, weddings, corporate parties and other events. Located in the heart of Orlando on International Drive, Rosen Plaza is conveniently connected to the Orange County Convention Center via the Gary Sain Memorial Skybridge covered overhead pedestrian walkway, and offers ideal open-air shopping, dining and entertainment options at the Pointe Orlando located right across the street from the hotel.

About the Rosen Plaza Hotel

The 14-story hotel includes 800 guest rooms, including 32 luxury suites, and offers 60,000 sq. ft. of meeting space among its 22 meeting rooms. Located on International Drive, Rosen Plaza is at the heart of Orlando’s theme parks, and only 15 minutes from downtown Orlando. Owned and operated by Rosen Hotels & Resorts, the boutique hotel offers a spectacular standard of service and value, with resort-standard luxury, dining and entertainment options for every guest.

For more information, visit rosenplaza.com or call 407-996-9700.