TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/13 -- Make plans now to celebrate Mother's and Father's Day at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel's Pelagia Trattoria and enjoy a great array of freshly prepared foods that include oven-roasted turkey, hot-off-the-grill chicken and salmon, hot and cold dishes, seasonal fruits and vegetables, gourmet cheeses, baked goods and desserts.
Both special occasion buffets invite guests to make their selections from carving and cooking stations set up throughout the Italian restaurant as well as from a seasonal assortment of fruits and vegetables.
Both buffets begin at 10 a.m. and continue through 9 p.m. Each holiday spread features cooked-to-order egg and omelet stations that convert to pasta stations at 3 p.m., along with select meats, seafood, salads and side dishes.
For the Mother's Day buffet on Sunday, May 12, young chefs also will be able to create custom pancakes at the Make-Mom-a-Pancake station until 5 p.m. Father's Day includes a complimentary Whiskey Sour or Bellini (one per person) for adults.
The fixed price for both buffets is $49 per person for adults and $18 per person for children, ages 3 - 12. Prices do not include tax, gratuity or beverages.
For Mother's Day or Father's Day reservations at this Tampa restaurant, call 813-313-3235 or go to www.opentable.com. For information about Pelagia Trattoria, go to www.pelagiatrattoria.com.
Featured Mother's Day buffet selections include:
•Make-Mom-a-Pancake station until 5 p.m. •Omelet and egg station until 3 p.m. •Pasta station from 3 p.m. •Carving station with oven-roasted turkey, prime rib with Pelagia rub and fruit-stuffed pork loin •Chilled seafood including lemon-poached shrimp, crab claw and Gulf oysters •Cold buffet featuring Caesar salad, organic greens, poached pears with spinach, blue cheese and candied nuts, tortellini salad with grilled vegetables, tandoori chicken salad, Asian slaw with rock shrimp and more •Hot buffet with Applewood smoked bacon and pork sausage, Eggs Benedict, Pelagia crab cakes, sauteed vegetables, assorted pizzas (from 3 p.m.), Cajun grilled salmon with fruit salsa and more. •Platters filled with fresh fruits, sliced Italian meats, assorted cheeses, breads, pastries and spreads and smoked salmon •Cakes, pies and miniature desserts
Featured Father's Day buffet selections include:
•Omelet and egg station until 3 p.m. •Pasta station from 3 p.m. •Barbecued Southwest-style ribs, cedar plank salmon, Cigar City "Florida Cracker" beer-marinated chicken, spice-rubbed flank steak and pork tenderloin •Chilled seafood including lemon-poached shrimp, crab claws and Gulf oysters •Cold buffet featuring Caesar salad, organic greens, Southwest chicken orzo pasta salad, Kumato tomato and buffalo mozzarella salad, Hawaiian-style coleslaw, Cajun shrimp salad, green been salad with toasted almonds, fruit salad, macaroni salad, mustard seed potato salad and Rustic Greek salad •Hot buffet with Applewood smoked bacon and pork sausage, Eggs Benedict, Pelagia crab cakes, grilled vegetables, assorted pizzas (from 3 p.m.) and roasted fingerling potatoes •Platters of fresh fruits, sliced Italian meats, assorted cheeses, breads, pastries and spreads and smoked salmon •Cakes, pies and miniature desserts
Pelagia Trattoria offers a modern twist on Italian cuisine featuring fresh, seasonal flavors and locally sourced foods. Open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, the restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating, a private dining room and is located adjacent to the lobby level of the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel at 4200 Jim Walter Blvd. (or 2223 N. West Shore Blvd.), Tampa, FL.
About the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel feels like it's a world away. When visiting this Tampa Westshore hotel's beautiful accommodations, guests feel as if they're in a Mediterranean villa, a Spanish square or even a Cuban plaza. Throughout the lobby and guest rooms, bright hues of red and yellow, hand-glazed tiles, custom ironwork and Italian crystals create an ambiance of a Costa del Sol mansion. The exquisite restaurant, Pelagia Trattoria, features an open-air kitchen where guests can watch Executive Chef Andrew Basch create mouth-watering modern Italian cuisine. When looking for lodging in Tampa, FL, guests will find quick access to the city's best dining, shops, and beaches from the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza hotel. In addition, with flexible event space, the meeting facilities are ideal for conferences and weddings of any size.
About Renaissance Hotels
Renaissance Hotels represents a diverse collection of more than 150 hotels in 35 countries worldwide. Each property is unique, offering passionate travelers a one-of-kind experience and memories they will be sure to take with them long after they depart. Within every hotel, guests are greeted by an exceptional array of amenities and an inspiring world of local discoveries. For travelers looking to experience something new, innovative and locally driven programs, including the industry-leading entertainment platform RLife LIVE as well R Navigator, ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. Renaissance Hotels. Live Life To Discover. To discover more, visit www.renhotels.com.
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Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
4200 Jim Walter Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33607
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