NEW Happy Hour At Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Tampa, Fla. – Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant will roll out a new happy hour on March 18 featuring $6.99 appetizers and $5.00 wines and wine specialty drinks, providing three hours of social networking and imbibing on the Met West Plaza.

Cooper’s Hawk happy hour will run from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. The happy hour appetizers will feature 12 selections, including the Asian BBQ Pork Belly Nachos, which were recently named winner of the “Menu Trendsetter” category in Nation’s Restaurant News 2013 MenuMasters Awards. Nation’s Restaurant News also named Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant a “Breakout Brand” in January 2013.

In addition to the featured appetizers, all 45 of Cooper’s Hawk’s private label wines, including Cooper’s Hawk’s Lux selections, and wine specialty drinks will be available for $5.00. Cooper’s Hawk private label wines are available only at its restaurants. Recently, Cooper’s Hawk’s Riesling, available on the happy hour menu, was awarded a gold prize at the Florida State Fair International Wine Competition.

COOPER’S HAWK HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS MENU:
All appetizers are $6.99. Menu available upon request.

Crispy Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp wrapped with shredded crispy phyllo dough, served with sweet Thai chili and sesame mustard dipping sauces

Asian BBQ Pork Belly Nachos
Thin, crisp tortillas topped with Shanghai-braised pork bell, scallions, sesame seeds, cilantro, radish, and sweet chili BBQ sauce

Over the Border Egg Rolls
Southwest chicken, corn and black bean relish, cilantro, and our trio of cheeses all wrapped up in an egg roll and served with tomatillo salsa, cilantro ranch dressing, cashew dipping sauce, and Asian slaw

Ahi Tuna Tacos
Mini crispy corn tortillas filled with citrus slaw, sriracha cream, Pico de Gallo, and sliced blackened ahi tuna. Garnished with Avocado, cilantro, and wasabi cream

Chicken Potstickers
Blend of chicken, ginger, cabbage, sesame, and soy served with sweet and spicy mustard sauce and our classic ginger soy sauce

Mexican Drunken Shrimp
Shrimp wrapped in bacon and served in a tequila lime butter sauce with fresh guacamole

Tenderloin Sliders
Sliced beef tenderloin, crispy onion strings, and Dijon mayo

Thai Chicken Flatbread
Rotisserie chicken, cashew sauce, mozzarella, roasted cashews, chopped cilantro drizzled with peanut vinaigrette

Caprese Flatbread
Ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, red onion, julienne basil, pesto, and a sprinkle of balsamic reduction

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread
Rotisserie chicken, tossed in buffalo sauce with mozzarella cheese, red onion, and crumbled bleu cheese

Sweet Chili Calamari
Tender rings of calamari, fried tempura style. Tossed in our mango-chili-ponzu sauce with a touch of spicy mayo

Chicken Al Pastor Stuffed Mushrooms
Slow-roasted chicken rubbed with traditional Mexican spices and savory chilies, chicken chorizo, pepperjack cheese, and cilantro, stuffed in jumbo white mushrooms. Served with a chipotle tomato sauce, crispy tortilla strips, and sour cream

COOPER’S HAWK PRIVATE LABLE WINES:
All 45 of Cooper’s Hawk’s private label wines are $5.00 per glass during happy hour. Full wine list available upon request.

Riesling
Chardonnay
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Barbera
Winemaker’s Barrel Reserve
All Cooper’s Hawk Lux Wines
All Sparkling Wines

COOPER’S HAWK HAPPY HOUR WINE SPECIALTY DRINKS:
All wine specialty drinks are $5.00. Menu available upon request.

Sangria
Classic, delicious, and made with our own red wines

White Sangria
A twist on the classic with white wine and tropical flavors

Peach Sangria
An awesome blend of wine, peaches, and our secret ingredients

Raspberry Sangria
A new blend of raspberries, wine, and fruit juices

Passion Fruit Sangria
Tropical fruit juices mixed with our own wines

Cooper’s Hawk Bellini
Peach Nectar and Blanc de Blanc Sparkling Wine

Service Hours:
In addition to happy hour, Cooper’s Hawk offers a lunch and dinner service, a full-service bar, Sunday brunch menu, gluten-free menu, and a Life Balance menu with options all under 600 calories.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is open seven days a week: Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; and 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday. Sunday brunch is served from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bar hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11:30 a.m. through 12:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Cooper’s Hawk (wine) tasting room opens at 11:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. on Sunday and shares the same closing hours as the restaurant. To make a reservation, guests can call (813) 873-WINE (9463).

About Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
An eclectic combination of winery, restaurants, and retail stores, Cooper’s Hawk is the brain-child of entrepreneur, Tim McEnery, who opened the first winery and restaurant in 2005. Operations have since expanded to twelve locations, with Tampa being its first in Florida. The uniquely modern yet casual dining experience coupled with an exclusive and active wine club has projected production of over 175,000 cases of wine for 2013.

Cooper’s Hawk has earned over 200 wine awards in seven years and was named a 2013 “Breakout Brand” and “Hot Concept 2010” Winner by Nation’s Restaurant News. To learn more about Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants, visit www.chwinery.com.

For additional information or to schedule an interview, contact Candace Rotolo at         (239) 634-9401, crotolo@atthetablepr.com

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