HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER WITH SPECIAL MENU ITEMS, COCKTAILS, SPA TREATMENTS AND CONCERTS
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is decking the halls this holiday season with seasonal inspired meals, cocktails, spa treatments, concerts and more.
Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon Winter Treatments – Throughout December
Guests looking to relax this holiday season can look no further than the luxurious spa experience at Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon. Spa specialists have created two remarkable seasonal treatments priced at $135, which are available now through Monday, Dec. 31. The first, Ginger Bread Joy, includes a relaxing full body exfoliation followed by a Vichy shower rinse and a “frosting” of ginger bread body butter. Another joyful package includes Candy Cane Crush, which will awaken the body through the scent and minty sensation of candy canes. This treatment includes an invigorating candy cane infused sugar body polish followed by a gentle rinse and topped off with delicious vanilla body butter. Locals with a valid ID receive 30 percent off on services. Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at 702.693.5520.
Mark OToole Holiday Performances and Can Drive – Dec. 8, 15, 22 and 29
Mark OToole gets fans in the giving spirit with free performances and a holiday food drive at Vinyl on Dec. 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 2 p.m. In addition to his regular set, OToole will be adding many Holiday classics including “Jingle Bell Rock,” “O Holy Night,” “Winter Wonderland” and more. Patrons interested in attending are encouraged to give back by bringing non-perishable food and everyday necessities such as personal hygiene items, baby diapers and wipes, canned vegetables, canned meats and more. Donations will be given to Three Square, a local food bank that helps families in need.
48 Hours of Sin All Star Holiday Drive: Sin City Sinners – Dec. 18 and 19
Local rockers Sin City Sinners inspire the giving spirit with its “48 Hours of Sin All Star Holiday Drive” at Vinyl on Tuesday, Dec. 18 and Wednesday, Dec. 19. Attendees are encouraged to bring new and unwrapped toys for a holiday donation drive with proceeds benefitting the Toys for Tots Foundation. Special guest on Tuesday, Dec. 18 will be Taime Downe, lead singer of Faster Pussycat and special guest on Wednesday, Dec. 19 will be Phil Lewis, the voice of the L.A. Guns. Both nights are jam packed with the spirit of giving and rock ‘n’ roll with appearances by some very special guests. Sin City Sinners is a Las Vegas-based rock ‘n’ roll group that performs originals and covers at key venues in the Valley. In 2010, Sin City Sinners was awarded Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best In Vegas – Editor’s Pick.” Tickets are $10 and are available at the Vinyl Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800.745.3000.
Teresa Carpio & Michael Wong Christmas Concert at The Joint – Dec. 24
The Teresa Carpio & Michael Wong Christmas Concert will brighten winter spirits at The Joint on Monday, Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. The Christmas Eve performance will feature a fun mix of favorite seasonal tunes. Tickets start at $58 (plus applicable service fees) and are available at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com, and charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.
35 Steaks + Martinis Holiday Prix Fixe Menu – Dec. 24 and 25
35 Steaks + Martinis shows its cheer with a three-course prix fixe holiday menu and cocktails Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25. For the first course, patrons can indulge in several culinary offerings including the delicious Grilled Asparagus Salad made with shaved Serrano ham, micro arugula, grana padano and topped off with a sweet pomegranate vinaigrette. The second course is full of hearty menu items including Duck Two Ways, a pan seared breast with confit leg topped off with glace root vegetables and a sunchoke puree; Surf and Turf, a petite filet and lobster tail with bordelaise sauce, drawn butter and lemon; and more. Lastly, patrons can choose between two rich desserts to finish off the satisfying meal including Panetton Bread Pudding served with crème fraiche sorbet and a caramel sauce drizzle or Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Cake a la mode with a spiced pear sorbet.
The restaurant’s delightful cocktails also inspire a holly-jolly spirit. Patrons can enjoy a creamy Peppermint Stick Martini, a perfect mix of Absolut Vanilla, Peppermint Schnapps, White Crème de Menthe and crème garnished with a mini peppermint candy cane. The Nutcracker is bound to be another favorite libation with infectious hints of raspberries and Godiva White Chocolate mixed with Amaretto, Frangelico, Chambord and Smirnoff Raspberry Vodka.
Mr. Lucky’s Café Holiday Prix Fixe Menu – Dec. 24 and 25
The world-famous Mr. Lucky’s Café also offers up a prix fixe holiday menu to kinder warm winter spirits on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday Dec., 25. To start off the meal, patrons can treat themselves a savory Roasted Chestnut Soup with sugar plum jam and toasted brioche. Following, guests can choose between several mouth-watering courses including scrumptious Blackened Prime Rib Of Beef-Sage Stuffing complete with cranberry relish, mashed Yukon gold potatoes and ever-popular green bean casserole. A rich Peppermint Bark Sundae dessert with warm mint chocolate sauce will also be served to conclude the great meal.
Pink Taco Holiday Prix Fixe Menu – Dec. 24 and 25
Popular Mexican dining destination, Pink Taco, says “Feliz Navidad” to patrons by offering a prix fixe holiday menu. To start off, guests can munch on some crispy Avocado Fries or Caldo de Res, a slow cooked beef with potatoes, carrots, corn, celery and rice served in broth with tortillas. The poolside haven also offers up some delectable entrées including hot and spicy Shrimp Relleno, a Poblano chile stuffed with a seafood blend and topped with a spicy cream served over Jalapeno Rice or an Open Face Tamale, a tamale filled with chili cheese and topped with choice of meet and Spanish rice. To complete the meal, patrons can choose between two feisty winter cocktails including Mexican Mistletoe a fruity mix of Cazadores Silver, triple sec, pomegranate juice top off with champagne or the Bitchin’ Apple Cider, which is a simple blend of Captain Morgan and everyone’s favorite holiday drink apple cider.
The popular dining hotspot will also put a spin on its desserts to celebrate the holiday festivities on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25. The fiery Sweet Tamales will liven up taste buds. This dessert includes a sweet tamale filled with cinnamon, walnuts and chocolate a la mode with a special sweet corn ice cream and a sweet red pepper sauce. A classic Warm Chocolate Cake will also be served up with a scoop of avocado, pistachio ice cream.
About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II, a division of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC. Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; the luxurious Vanity Nightclub and soon-to-reopen Body English nightclub; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Sunday and RELAX Monday; live music/entertainment venues The Joint and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones and Rocks The Jewelers. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit www.hardrockhotel.com.