Pembroke Pines, Fla. — March 28, 2018 — Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, a nationally renowned establishment which combines a restaurant, winery, a Napa-style tasting room and artisanal retail market is debuting its newest location with a grand opening at 10310 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33026 on April 30, 2018. Cooper’s Hawk will be located in the new Pines City Center.
With the opening of the Pines City Center location, the award-winning upscale casual restaurant and wine-driven lifestyle brand will officially operate 31 restaurants and tasting rooms. An additional four more locations are slated to open across the U.S. throughout 2018.
Cooper’s Hawk redefines the modern casual dining experience and presents a contemporary-American menu infused with international flavors. Each dish on the menu is listed with a bin number, guiding guests to their selection’s perfect wine pairing. The menu also includes a gluten free selection, as well as a kids’ menu, carryout and catering. Popular dishes include:
Pan Roasted Barramundi -Blistered Green Beans, Grape Tomatoes, Ginger Rice, Thai Lemongrass Sauce 2 – BIN 70 Unoaked Chardonnay
Wild Mushroom-Crusted Chicken – Sweet Corn and Pea Risotto, Shiitake Mushroom, Spinach, Lemon Butter – BIN 74 Cooper’s Hawk Lux Chardonnay
Soy Ginger Steak – Wasabi-Buttered Mashed, Oven-Roasted Vegetables – BIN 89 Cooper’s Hawk Lux Cabernet Sauvignon
Asian Pork Belly Tostadas – Scallions, Sesame Seeds, Cilantro, Radish, Sweet Chili BBQ Sauce – BIN 94 Cabernet Zinfandel
Mexican Drunken Shrimp – Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp, Tequila Lime Butter Sauce, Fresh Guacamole – BIN 73 Gewürztraminer
“We are thrilled to be a part of the brand new Pines City Center,” said Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants CEO and Founder Tim McEnery. “We believe that food and wine bring people together and build lasting connections. We are looking forward to being a cornerstone of the vibrant Pembroke Pines community.”
The atmosphere, which encourages conversation about food and wine, reflects the architecture of California wine country. The interior showcases décor influenced by the craft of wine-making, such as a textured cork wall in the bar and artwork created from reclaimed barrels. The tasting rooms embrace the rich Napa experience, which provides guests with the opportunity to explore and expand their palates which enriching their wine journey.
Cooper’s Hawk at Pines City Center’s exterior was designed to harmonize with the South Florida aesthetic, with design elements including light tones and a “living wall” with beautiful plants and flowers. To bring in additional natural light into the tasting bar and dining room, clerestory windows were integrated into the design.
The restaurant has the capacity to accommodate 250 guests; the main indoor dining space will have seating for 214 guests, while a fully covered outdoor patio will accommodate an additional 36. There will also be two private barrel rooms, which will seat 22 guests each and are divided by a sliding wall to create one large private dining room to seat a total of 44.
“The Pembroke Pines location has a spacious yet warm atmosphere using de-saturated wood tones and hints of bold accents in the artwork,” said Stacey Bouwman, Senior Designer of Aria Group. “There is an even mixture of rustic and refined elements to make the space both comfortable and inviting, adding an authentic Cooper’s Hawk experience in Pembroke Pines.”
Cooper’s Hawk features the U.S.’s largest Wine Club, a lifestyle-driven monthly affiliation, offering exclusive wines, events and privileges to members. Since the groundbreaking wine-centric restaurant concept debuted its first-generation blends in 2005, its Wine Club has grown to more than300,000 members. With a state-of-the-industry winemaking facility at its epicenter, Wine Club members and guests are able to try classic domestic varietals, as well as those from countries such as Chile, Argentina, and Italy — all at a reasonable price point. The company feeds its members’ thirst for epic adventure with trips to great wine regions and expands members’ palates with personal access to celebrity chefs, sommeliers and cooking demonstrations. Other perks include monthly wines, insider rewards and more.
In addition to its innovative dining experience, the Cooper’s Hawk Winery in Woodridge, IL, produces over five million bottles per year and is currently the 34th largest winery in the United States. Cooper’s Hawk blends, ferments and ages wine from some of the most prestigious vineyards across the globe to create the award-winning wine.
Cooper’s Hawk wines have won nearly 500 awards, with wines from the Cooper’s Hawk Lux line receiving top recognition from renowned competitions, including the Grand Harvest and the Critics Challenge International Wine Competition, where the Cooper’s Hawk Lux Pinot Noir was given a 99-point rating. Cooper’s Hawk Wines garnered three prestigious awards from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, including Double Gold for the Lux Meritage and the Cooper’s Hawk Lux Ice Wine was awarded Best of Class. The winery is also known for its more exotic selections, such as its Best of Show, Platinum, 95-point score Lux Ice Wine Double Gold Ice Wine and its 94-point Gewürztraminer.
About Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
Redefining the modern casual dining experience, Cooper’s Hawk is an unparalleled combination of restaurant, winery, Napa-style tasting room, and artisanal retail market. The innovative concept partners with some of the best grape growers in the world to craft the award-winning Cooper’s Hawk wine collection. Additionally, Cooper’s Hawk is home to the country’s largest Wine Club, a life-style driven monthly affiliation offering exclusive wines, events, and privileges.