The luxury hotel brand partners with Rioja USA to bring authentic wine, cuisine and culture to its guests.
The culinary series "Flavors of the World" kicks of at the luxury hotel with “Discover Rioja”. This year, Omni has partnered with Wines from Rioja to highlight Northern Spain’s premier wine making region and share its undiscovered culture, wine and cuisine with guests through signature food and beverage programming brand-wide. The promotion will be available through December 31, 2017.
The Spanish-inspired menu, spearheaded by Daven Wardynski, area executive chef at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, in collaboration with Omni’s elite chef roster, features a variety of pintxos (tapas), platos principales (main courses) and pasteles (desserts). Menu highlights include dishes indigenous to the northern region such asPatatas a la Riojana con Chorizo, Rioja-style potatoes with chorizo sausage, garlic and spicy pimentón de la Vera paprika; and Gateau Basque, Basque cake with vanilla, lemon and dried cherry. Popular Spanish classics are also featured such as Tortilla Española Clásica, egg torte with potato and onion; Croquetas Jamón y Manchego, creamy ham and cheese croquettes and Tempranillo Rabo de Toro Cocido con Patata “Tortilla” y Jus Natural, tempranillo braised beef with potato “tortilla” and natural braising jus.