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Local Craft Beers and Gourmet Burgers Give Tobias Burgers & Brews New Flavor

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Rosen Shingle Creek Restaurant Receives Menu Update, Interior Makeover

ORLANDO (May 22, 2017) — From specialty sushi and sakes at Banrai Sushi to a perfectly prepared ribeye and fine glass of wine at A Land Remembered, Rosen Shingle Creek offers an extensive variety of in-house dining options which are tremendously well received by guests. In fact, Mi Casa Tequila Taqueria, with personalized guacamole prepared tableside and hand-crafted margaritas, was so popular it was recently moved to a larger location nearly twice the size.

The latest venue to receive a new look is Tobias Burgers & Brews, formerly known as Tobias Flats & Watering Hole. Recently, the restaurant received a total makeover to the location, interior and menu. Exposed copper beer taps and metallic elements in the flooring and bar backdrop create an exciting, contemporary pub and the open food prep area gives guests a glimpse of the action.

The new menu focuses on gourmet burgers, premium whiskey and 18 local craft beers. Burger-lovers will face some tough decisions. Should they go with the zesty Avocado Pepper Jack burger, the Turkey and Brie with lavender honey mustard or veggie-friendly Farro and Black Bean burger on a toasted brioche bun? Seasoned fries or house-made salt and vinegar chips?

If you’re not a burger fan, or just looking for something different, Tobias has tempting salads, sandwiches and pub fare to please every palate, from a festive Cajun Gumbo to soul-satisfying Chicken & Waffles and Chicken Pot Pie. Starters – like Deviled Eggs and Loaded Chips – are perfect for sharing with friends and a cold brew or order a few for a meal. Fans of the previous restaurant will be happy to see a handful of specialty flatbreads still on the menu, including Turkey & Bacon with candied figs and Baja Chicken with roasted corn relish and guacamole.

The decisions don’t get any easier with the beverages. Tobias showcases the best of brewers from around the state. From Deja Moo, a unique milk porter with cocoa nibs and a hint of chipotle peppers from Tampa’s Hidden Springs Brewery, to Orlando Brewing Company’s Alligator Drool Pale Ale brewed and bottled specifically for Rosen Hotels & Resorts, there’s an ice cold beer to suit every taste. With so many choices, beer flights are a great way to find your new favorite. Tobias’s Florida Whiskey Flight highlights favorites from area distillers, including Palm Ridge in Umatilla and Timber Creek in Destin. The restaurant’s signature whiskey, a Single Barrel Reserve Bourbon, was hand-selected by the culinary team and bottled specifically for Rosen Shingle Creek by Knob Creek Distillery in Kentucky.

In a creative twist, several dishes are infused with beer and bourbon flavors. Bourbon plays a starring role in the Bourbon Burger, a half-pound Black Angus beef patty topped with Kentucky Bourbon glaze and bourbon bacon. The BBQ Jalapeno Burger features a porter BBQ sauce, the Warm Bavarian Pretzel is served with ale fondue, and hops even find their way onto the dessert menu in the Guinness Chocolate Brownie.

“The response from our guests to the makeover has been overwhelming. They love the fact that they can sample some of Florida’s award-winning craft beers and whiskeys without ever leaving the hotel and enjoy a great meal to go with it,” said Leslie Menichini, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Rosen Convention Hotels.

Take advantage of discounts by signing up for the “I love Rosen” card, which rewards loyal customers with a 25% discount (excluding tax and gratuity) at select dining outlets, spa services and guestroom rates. The card is valid at Rosen Shingle Creek, Rosen Plaza and Rosen Centre (excluding discounts on alcohol or group dining). Ask your server for details and enjoy mouthwatering savings today!

About Rosen Shingle Creek

Rosen Shingle Creek’s 1,501 guestrooms and suites offer a luxurious first-class atmosphere with newly enhanced modern Spanish Revival-inspired architecture and furnishings and expansive views over the newly redesigned Arnold Palmer Design Company golf course and lush natural vegetation. Four shimmering pools, an on-site spa, fitness center, a scenic nature trail and an award-winning 18-hole golf course make for a stunning venue. The luxury hotel offers dining options for every desire, from poolside casual to extensive buffets to fine dining. Two of the hotel’s fine dining restaurants, A Land Remembered and Cala Bella Italian bistro, were given the AAA Four Diamond rating. Visit or call 407-996-6338 for more information and reservations.

Rosen Shingle Creek Asks, “Who’s Your Daddy-O?”

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The Orlando hotel puts together a Father’s Day package to make Dad proud

For more information, contact:
Mary Deatrick, DPR,, 407-718-4640

ORLANDO (May 15, 2017) – Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando asks “Who’s Your Daddy-O?” with its signature Father’s Day weekend package that would make any father proud. With deluxe accommodations, golf specials and hotel-wide discounts, it’s more than just a weekend getaway for Dad; it’s a great time for the whole family!

The package is available exclusively for Father’s Day weekend, June 16-18, 2017.

The “Who’s Your Daddy-O?” package includes two nights of deluxe accommodations at the recently refreshed AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek for $299 plus tax. Suite upgrades are available for an additional $75 per night, plus tax. The package includes a 35 percent discount on select restaurants and a 25 percent discount on treatments at The Spa at Shingle Creek. There are no resort fees and self-parking and fitness center access is included at no cost. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in the guestroom and public areas.

As part of the package, Dad can maximize his weekend R&R with a buy-one-get-one-free round of golf at the on-site Shingle Creek Golf Course. The 18-hole golf course has been recently redesigned by the Arnold Palmer Design Company, with larger driving range areas, three new holes, new hazards and extra-long par 4s and 5s. In case Dad’s swing needs a little work, the package also includes a 35 percent discount on individual golf lessons at the on-site Brad Brewer Golf Academy which integrates state-of-the-art swing analysis and game improvement technology.

To reserve the “Who’s Your Daddy-O?” package for the special man in your life, please visit or call (866) 996-6338.

About Rosen Shingle Creek

Uniquely situated on 255 acres of lush landscaping and interconnected waterways of historic Shingle Creek, headwaters of the Florida Everglades, this Spanish revival-style AAA Four Diamond hotel is one of the area’s largest full-service hotels with 1,501 tastefully appointed guestrooms and 524,000-square-feet of meeting space. Extensive amenities, including the newly-redesigned golf course, tennis and basketball courts, a sand volleyball court, full-service luxury spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, 15 restaurants and lounges, four stunning pools and a tranquil nature trail, make Rosen Shingle Creek the ultimate destination for a vacation getaway, golf weekend, special occasion or corporate event. Rosen Shingle Creek is located at 9939 Universal Blvd. in Orlando. For more information, or to make reservations, please visit or call (866) 996-9939.

Inside Rosen Shingle Creek’s Vibrant Culinary Scene

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Extraordinary catering for unique, innovative events.

Media contact:
Mary Deatrick, DPR

When the Goodyear Tire & Rubber company hosts an event, they look to Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, because it’s not only important that their attendees have easy access to the convention center, but with more than 15 onsite dining options, the property has the most vibrant and varied food scene of any hotel in the area.

“Their flexibility of meeting space and their banquet food quality are both fantastic,” Goodyear’s director of customer relations and events, Mark McDonald, said. “They are very creative in putting on a great event around food and beverages.”

The property is now expanding their already exceptional dining options with the new Tobias Burgers & Brews. Attendees can enjoy specialty burgers and flatbread and some local craft beer in a warm pub-like atmosphere. The restaurant’s name comes from one of the lead characters in the historic novel A Land Remembered, set in pioneer Florida, with which this Florida-themed restaurant has an affinity.

Another onsite restaurant that recently got a makeover is Mi Casa Tequila Taqueria. The space doubled in size due to its immense popularity. The new venue features authentic Mexican fixtures, from the cobalt glass to terra-cotta tiles and tin-punched star lighting. Much like A Land Remembered, the property’s high-end steakhouse, and Cala Bella, serving upscale Italian cuisine, there’s romance and authenticity to Mi Casa. Visitors can enjoy tableside-made guacamole and jefe Margaritas, made with pineapple.

If attendees prefer buffet-style, there’s Cafe Osceola, which features extensive buffets three times daily, as well as a full menu. The restaurant was also recently refreshed, in order to intensify its original natural color palate and bring in more vibrant hues of blue, orange, and yellow for a dramatic effect. The new look further emphasizes the hotel’s overall tenant of bringing the outside inside. Sweeping picture windows line the walls of the restaurant, offering lovely views of the hotel’s pristine golf course, pools, and scenic rose garden.

Other dining outlets at Rosen Shingle Creek include Banrai Sushi, Smoooth Java, and 18 Monroe Street Market, offering 24-7 hot and cold deli options and Rosen’s Perfect Pizza, with a low-fat honey wheat crust, developed by Harris Rosen and his company’s head executive chef Jorge Oliveira. There’s also Par-Take at the golf course, Cat-tails Poolside Bar & Grill, and 24-hour in-room dining for attendees who want to spend a night in.

In case guests are in the mood for nightlife, Headwaters Lounge was recently refreshed with jewel-tone blues and greens, with extensive electronic charging stations tucked under tabletops for guests’ convenience. Clean, crisp white decor and new modern full service bar seating create a hip, modern look for more intimate meetings.

Larger groups can enjoy the property’s standout catering options. Rosen Shingle Creek has 490,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space that is ready and waiting for the most creative and inventive events and, of course, that includes stellar catering, utilizing the freshest of local ingredients.

Cala Bella even has “living art” wall hangings that contain organic greens, which the sous chefs pluck daily to create fresh organic salads. The hotel also has an organic herb garden that guests can spot poolside near the rose garden. It’s not unusual to see a chef with a basket, plucking the freshest oregano and other spices and herbs to use in dishes.

And no event is too large or demanding for Rosen’s staff. Recently, the hotel’s catering team handily hosted an event of close to 2,000 at its new 1,800-square-foot covered golf pavilion, while simultaneously serving more than 4,000 gathered at the expansive outdoor terrace outside the hotel’s ballrooms—all without breaking a sweat.

“We can make on-the-spot decisions and handle virtually any request an event planner can come up with,” vice president of sales and marketing for Rosen Convention Hotels, Leslie Menichini, said. Going above and beyond for guests is a part of “The Rosen Difference,” a dedication to providing tailored, hands-on solutions for event planners, free of any corporate red tape that’s common with standardized hotel chains. Even the founder and COO of Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Harris Rosen, is regularly on site with event planners to help field requests.

“When evaluating each meeting, Rosen Shingle Creek always brings top results,” McDonald said. “The banquet staff and food quality is the best in class when compared to other resorts we use. Everyone should put Rosen Shingle Creek at the top of their list for an important meeting or event.”

Black Friday – Cyber Monday Deals Feature Deepest Discounts Of the Year At Rosen Hotels & Resorts In Orlando

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For More Information, Contact Mary Deatrick, DPR, 407-718-4640,

ORLANDO (Oct. 11, 2017) At Rosen Hotels & Resorts, the holiday gifts are coming early this year at its seven Orlando hotels! From an affordable November getaway to discounts on future stays and luxurious amenities, there’s no time like the “present” to plan an Orlando vacation.

Rosen Hotels guests always enjoy complimentary Wifi and never a resort fee! Complimentary scheduled shuttles are available to select major theme parks and shopping (see individual hotel for schedules and parks; advance reservations required).

Abundant Black Friday shopping and mild weather for enjoying the theme parks or tanning by tropical pools make November the perfect time to visit Orlando. Rosen Inn International, Rosen Inn closest to Universal, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando and Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista’s November Thanksgiving package is offered Nov. 17-30 with rates starting at $59.99/night plus applicable taxes and includes complimentary buffet breakfast for two adults and a shoppers’ survival kit with coupons and discounts (while supplies last). To book, visit or call 877-224-5377.

As a bonus, sign up for the hotels’ e-newsletter at and receive an email at midnight on Black Friday that will divulge the deepest discount of the year for future overnight stays. The rate will increase each following day through Cyber Monday, so book early for the best value!

For a luxurious Orlando vacation coupled with impeccable service, look no further than the Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre and the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek. Book a getaway anytime from Black Friday through Cyber Monday for stays December 1 – 27, 2017 and receive 30 percent off the best available rate and 30 percent off select award-winning restaurants at the three hotels. Guests will be invited to sign up for the I Love Rosen card good for discounts on future stays and amenities including dining, golf and spa. To book, call 1-866-33-ROSEN or visit, and

Guests of any of the seven Orlando Rosen Hotels & Resorts can take advantage of a wealth of world-class amenities. Shingle Creek Golf Club features a fresh, innovative redesign of its 18 championship holes by renowned Arnold Palmer Design Company. Hotel guests receive preferred tee times and discounts on greens fees. A full menu of massages, facials and full body treatments offer the ultimate in pampering and relaxation at The Spa at Rosen Centre and The Spa at Shingle Creek. For the most delectable dining within Orlando’s burgeoning cuisine scene, the seven hotels feature more than 24 restaurants and lounge options from Japanese Teppanyaki, sushi, Mexican and family-friendly buffets to an upscale Italian bistro and three fine dining fresh steak and seafood restaurants. For more information about Rosen Hotels & Resorts, visit

Rates are based on availability, black-out dates apply. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion and is not applicable for group or citywide business.