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HOTEL IRVINE ENTERTAINS WITH INVENTIVE FOOD & COCKTAILS FOR AWARDS SEASON,
VALENTINE'S, SPORTING EVENTS & MORE
IRVINE, Calif. - Newly reinvented, Hotel Irvine has a jam-packed winter season planned for its three distinctive dining and drinking venues - EATS Kitchen & Bar, Red Bar and Lounge and Marketplace. There are so many seasonal milestones to celebrate with friends, family and fellow travelers during February, March and April from the Super Bowl and Valentine's Day to the major annual awards shows and sports events. The go-to place for this winter's celebrations is Hotel Irvine - delicious food, craft beers, excellent wines and specialty cocktails - all served at this newly established fun, casual and user friendly setting.
Super Bowl XLIX Tailgate Party at Red Bar and Lounge
Sunday, February 1 from 3:30 p.m. Kickoff
For Super Bowl XLIX, Red Bar and Lounge will bring the stadium experience to life on its 9-foot Lounge TV, or viewers can grab a seat at the bar with its three HD TVs. Chef Jason Montelibano's tailgate party will feature fan favorites like house-made mini corndogs, build-your-own nachos and pulled pork sliders, along with buckets of beer for the crew. Prizes will be awarded to the top two "best dressed" fan gear enthusiasts in the crowd.
$20 per person for all-you-can-eat tailgate, including tax and gratuities.
Or, $250 for up to eight guests for premier reserved Lounge seating, all-you-can-eat tailgate and two buckets of beer, including tax and gratuities. Reservation and advance payment required. Call 949.225.6780.
Moonshine Mondays Tastings at Red Bar and Lounge
Monday, February 2, 9, 16 & 23 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Moonshine - passed down from generation to generation, this mountain-made high-proof distilled spirit comes in various flavors and proofs. On Mondays in February, Red Bar and Lounge will host informative, interactive tasting demos conducted by various moonshine purveyors including Firefly, Georgia Moon, Midnight Moonshine and Ole Smokey Tennessee.
Wine Wednesdays Tasting Sessions at Marketplace
Wednesday, February 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Wine lovers can make it over the hump on Wednesday at Marketplace. Each Wednesday evening wine tasting session will feature different wine experts who will conduct food and wine pairing tours of seasonal selections. February 4: Sparkling Wines and Champagnes; February 11: Bright Whites; February 18: Gateway Reds; February 25: Big Bold Reds.
2015 Grammy Viewing Party at Red Bar and Lounge
Sunday, February 8 starting at 6 p.m.
Red Bar and Lounge celebrates the stars of the music world with Grammy Awards night viewing at the Bar and on the nine-panel TV in the Lounge. Chef Jason Montelibano takes center stage in the kitchen and is creating a special Record of the Year Nominees' menu, including Grilled Sea "Bass" Tacos and house-made "Shake" and Bake Chicken Bites. And, the head mixologist will be concocting themed specialty drinks such as Fancy Lemonade and Sammy Stay.
Color of Love Valentine's Dinner in Eats Kitchen & Bar
Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14
Chef Jason Montelibano has playfully created a romantic four-course Valentine's dinner to dazzle diners with touches of delicious red - the flirtatious color of love. There will be Heirloom Tomato Soup with dunkable heart-shaped grilled cheese, Radicchio Salad with pomegranates, pomelos and radishes, House-made Beef Cheek Red Ravioli. Live guitar music adds to the mood for a great Valentine's night.
$49 per person/$69 per person with wine pairings, exclusive of tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 949-225-6780 or visit OpenTable.com.
2015 Academy Award at Red Bar and Lounge
Sunday, February 22 starting at 6 p.m.
For this glamorous Hollywood evening, Chef Jason Montelibano is rolling out the red carpet at Red Bar and Lounge with his own special celebratory menu. Guests will dine on star-studded small bites and sip dazzling cocktails as celebrities from the world of film accept coveted Oscar awards. For those who participate in the bar's "Own the Oscar" contest and guess 100% of the winners, a free return trip to Red Bar will be awarded.
Board Games & Beer Flights at Red Bar and Lounge
Wednesday, March 4, 11, 18 & 25
Every Wednesday in March, Red Bar and Lounge is celebrating a time when there were no electronic games and virtual competitors. Guests can learn or show off their luck and expertise around the table with old favorite board games like Connect 4, Life, Chutes and Ladders, Sorry! and Yahtzee, along with a few of today's picks like Apples to Apples and Cards Against Humanity. $7 beer flight of locally sourced craft beers will be available.
March Madness $5 Wings n' Beer at Red Bar and Lounge
March 17 through April 6
During March Madness, basketball enthusiasts will want to take in all the hoop action on one of the three HD TVs in the Bar or on the nine-panel flat-screen TV in the Lounge, while enjoying chicken wings and draft beers. Fans need to sport their college jersey or preferred fan gear to get this Madness deal.
$5 for a draft beer and chicken wings, excluding tax and gratuity. Limit one per guest per night.
Bootleggers Brewery Craft Beer Dinner at Eats Kitchen & Bar
Thursday, March 19 at 7 p.m.
Nobody knows beer better than the guys who make it. Chef Jason Montelibano teams up with Fullerton-based Bootleggers Brewery for an educational night of sipping artisan beers crafted locally in Orange County and paired with the chef's five-course brew-friendly seasonal menu.
$49 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuities. Limited to 25 guests. Please reserve at 949-225-6780.
ON-GOING FOOD & BEVERAGE OFFERINGS AT HOTEL IRVINE
Happy Hour at Eats Kitchen & Bar
Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.
$2 small bites; $3 draft beers; $4 wines; $4 craft cocktails.
Happy Hour at Red Bar and Lounge
Monday through Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 7 p.m.
50% off all food, wines by the glass, draft beers and cocktails.
The Barrel Runneth Dry at Eats Kitchen & Bar
A complimentary pint goes to guests who are getting a pour from the on-tap craft beer selection if the keg happens to run out mid-pour.
Same Day, Different Place, Different Time
Guests who spend $10 or more in Marketplace receive a bounce-back offer for a complimentary small bite at Eats Kitchen & Bar. Valid on the same day only, with purchase at EATS.
Every Sunday guests receive one-half off of bottles of wine ordered in Eats Kitchen & Bar and 20% off entire purchase of two or more bottles of wine purchased in Marketplace.
Leave the Night On
Every Friday and Saturday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., there are dancing and DJs spinning tunes in Red Bar and Lounge. Marketplace offers a Late Night Menu from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. featuring pizzas, street tacos and hot sandwiches.
Treat Receipt at Marketplace
Guests who make a morning drink purchase at Marketplace receive one-half off their favorite non-alcoholic beverage purchase from 2 to 5 p.m., when they show their morning receipt from the same day.
Where: Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd.
Irvine, CA 92614
For hotel: 888-230-4452;
For Eats Kitchen & Bar: 949-225-6780;
For Red Bar and Lounge: 949-225-6757