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Dear Members,

Welcome to the The Rose Plantation Restaurant June 14 newsletter! 

New Menu!!

Our new summer menus are now available! They are in the process of being published to the website.

The lunch menu has 2 soups, combos, 3 quiche, 6 salads, 3 cold sandwiches, and 12 hot plates including Prime Rib Sandwich, Wagyu Beef Burger and Burger of the Week.

On the dinner menu are 5 appetizers, 2 soups, 5 salads, and 20 entrees including 3 pastas, 6 seafood, 9 specialties and 2 steaks.

Plus daily and weekly chef specials. And don’t forget Prime Rib every Friday and Saturday night.

Drink of the Week

Mellow Yellow $11

Southern Comfort, Amaretto and Pineapple Juice on the rocks in a cocktail glass.

Wine Specials (While supplies last)

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 375mL      2016     92 points          Reg $70, Spec $55, To-Go $50

Gundlach Bundschu Merlot 750mL                     88 points          Reg $50, Spec $45, To-Go $30

Simi Cabernet Sauvignon 750mL                       87 points          Reg $49, Spec $40, To-Go $20

Hahn S-L-H Pinot Noir 750mL                            89 points          Reg $49, Spec $42, To-Go $22

 

Featured Lunch Special All Week

Carolina BBQ Burger  $15

Wagu beef, cheddar cheese, BBQ, cole slaw, onion rings & 1 side

Add 6oz glass of Bogle Essential Red $7

 

Featured Dinner All Week

Filet Tips $28

Over mashed potato with 1 side

Add 6oz glass of Chateau Malbec Bordeaux       $8


Sparkling Wine Dinner            $69

Wednesday, June 30 at 6pm.

Course 1 – Yellowtail Snapper Ceviche

Yellowtail snapper, red pepper, shallots, radish, serrano, mango, cilantro, crostini & tomato

Paired with La Marca Prosecco, Italy, 89 points

 

Course 2 – Rosemary Shrimp Skewer

2 grilled shrimp over arugula salad, tomato, red onion, cucumber & almond vinaigrette

Paired with Piper-Heidseck Champagne Cuvee 1785, Champagne, France, 89 points

 

Course 3 – Duck A L’orange

Pan Seared duck breast, saffron poached potato and orange glaze

Paired with Piper-Heidseck Champagne Rose Sauvage, Champagne, France, 88 points

 

Course 4 – Tiramasu

Paired with Louis Perdrier Brut Excellence, France, 87 points

Call for reservations.


Reservations Policy

Lunch

We accept lunch reservations for parties of 7 or more. Smaller parties may call in a Wait List Request to reserve their place in line.

Dinner

Dinner reservations are highly recommended, especially on Friday and Saturday.

Seating

We accept reservations according to time and table size. We seat according to time and server availability. We will do our best to accommodate server / room requests if you are willing to wait until the server or room is available, but please do not expect a particular room, table or waiter unless you would like to reserve a table in advance. Table reservations are $10 per chair in advance, non-refundable.

Custom Reservations

Now that we have returned restaurant seating to normal operations, we are able to accept larger groups. However, in order to ensure service is available and sufficient food is prepared and not wasted, a Custom Reservation is necessary for groups larger than 32 at lunch or larger than 14 at dinner who wish to be seated/served as a group, reservations for specific rooms, tables or servers, and for parties requesting a reservation where no opening is available in our reservation system. Please call the restaurant to do a Custom Reservation.

The Rose Plantation Meals To-Go

Our entire menu is available for takeout. For holidays and special events, see special to-go menu. To place a takeout order call 352-805-4340.

Live Piano

Every Friday and Saturday from 5pm until 9pm enjoy relaxing “cocktail piano” on our grand piano provided by Joe Mankowski, president of The Villages Piano Club.

Inside Dining

Each room at The Rose Plantation has individual climate control and anti-viral air purification. Table-side windows are open-able during dining hours for fresh air.

Outside Gazebo Dining

The Rose Plantation has outdoor seating available in our 3 screened / walled/ heated gazebos with fans.

Dress Code

Indoor dining is Casual at lunch and Smart Casual at dinner unless Relaxed Dress dining is requested. Outdoor dining in the gazebos is always Casual.

Smart Casual means a collared shirt, polo or button down, and slacks for the gentlemen. Gentlemen may also wear nice jeans or flat-pocket cargo pants with a sport coat.

Relaxed Dress means nice jeans, dress shorts and flat-pocket cargo pants may be worn with just a collared shirt. Relaxed Dress dining is limited to a small area on the east end of the Veranda. To ensure a table is available when you arrive, please call the restaurant to make Relaxed Dress reservations.

Casual Dress includes most clean and neat clothing. Please see our dress code for items like sleeveless shirts, hats, flip flops and athletic wear which are never appropriate dining attire for gentlemen.

Thank you,

The Rose Plantation Team

Previous Newsletter

Dear Members,

Welcome to the The Rose Plantation Restaurant June 8 newsletter! 

Drink of the Week

Dirty Banana    $11

Banana Liqueur, Kalua and Crème de Cacao with a touch of cream and chocolate drizzled on a frosted martini glass.


Wine Specials (While supplies last)

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 375mL      2016     92 points          Reg $70, Spec $55, To-Go $50

Gundlach Bundschu Merlot 750mL                     88 points          Reg $50, Spec $45, To-Go $30

Simi Cabernet Sauvignon 750mL                       87 points          Reg $49, Spec $40, To-Go $20

Hahn S-L-H Pinot Noir 750mL                            89 points          Reg $49, Spec $42, To-Go $22

 

Featured Dinner All Week

NY Strip, coffee crusted, with bourbon butter and 2 sides $36

 

Dessert Special All Week

 Tropical Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream         $10


Sparkling Wine Dinner            $69

Wednesday, June 30 at 6pm.

Course 1 – Yellowtail Snapper Ceviche

Yellowtail snapper, red pepper, shallots, radish, serrano, mango, cilantro, crostini & tomato

Paired with La Marca Prosecco, Italy, 89 points

 

Course 2 – Rosemary Shrimp Skewer

2 grilled shrimp over arugula salad, tomato, red onion, cucumber & almond vinaigrette

Paired with Piper-Heidseck Champagne Cuvee 1785, Champagne, France, 89 points

 

Course 3 – Duck A L’orange

Pan Seared duck breast, saffron poached potato and orange glaze

Paired with Piper-Heidseck Champagne Rose Sauvage, Champagne, France, 88 points

 

Course 4 – Tiramasu

Paired with Louis Perdrier Brut Excellence, France, 87 points

Call for reservations.


Reservations Policy

Lunch

We accept lunch reservations for parties of 7 or more. Smaller parties may call in a Wait List Request to reserve their place in line.

Dinner

Dinner reservations are highly recommended, especially on Friday and Saturday.

Seating

We accept reservations according to time slot and table size. We seat according to time slot and server availability. We will do our best to accommodate server / room requests if you are willing to wait until the server or room is available, but please do not expect a particular room, table or waiter unless you would like to reserve a table in advance. Table reservations are $10 per chair in advance, non-refundable.

Custom Reservations

Now that we have returned restaurant seating to normal operations, we are able to accept larger groups. However, in order to ensure service is available and sufficient food is prepared and not wasted, a Custom Reservation is necessary for groups larger than 32 at lunch or larger than 14 at dinner who wish to be seated/served as a group, reservations for specific rooms, tables or servers, and for parties requesting a reservation where no opening is available in our reservation system. Please call the restaurant to do a Custom Reservation.

The Rose Plantation Meals To-Go

Our entire menu is available for takeout. For holidays and special events, see special to-go menu. To place a takeout order call 352-805-4340.

Live Piano

Every Friday and Saturday from 5pm until 9pm enjoy relaxing “cocktail piano” on our grand piano provided by Joe Mankowski, president of The Villages Piano Club.

Inside Dining

Each room at The Rose Plantation has individual climate control and anti-viral air purification. Table-side windows are open-able during dining hours for fresh air.

Outside Gazebo Dining

The Rose Plantation has outdoor seating available in our 3 screened / walled/ heated gazebos with fans.

Dress Code

Indoor dining is Casual at lunch and Smart Casual at dinner unless Relaxed Dress dining is requested. Outdoor dining in the gazebos is always Casual.

Smart Casual means a collared shirt, polo or button down, and slacks for the gentlemen. Gentlemen may also wear nice jeans or flat-pocket cargo pants with a sport coat.

Relaxed Dress means nice jeans, dress shorts and flat-pocket cargo pants may be worn with just a collared shirt. Relaxed Dress dining is limited to a small area on the east end of the Veranda. To ensure a table is available when you arrive, please call the restaurant to make Relaxed Dress reservations.

Casual Dress includes most clean and neat clothing. Please see our dress code for items like sleeveless shirts, hats, flip flops and athletic wear which are never appropriate dining attire for gentlemen.

Thank you,

The Rose Plantation Team



The Rose Plantation

Dear Members,

The special for the week of Tuesday, October 13th- Friday, October 16th is a Breast Cancer Awareness Special. With the purchase of any lunch special get a free pie shooter (choose between Banana Cream, Key Lime, and Cherry.)

Remember, we start taking reservations for Thanksgiving on Tuesday, October 13th. Call 352-805-4340.

Sincerely,

The Rose Plantation

View our MENU and DRESS CODE on our WEBSITE.




The Rose Plantation

Monday, October 5, 2020

 

Hello,

Our special this week is for lunch only: A free mimosa or spritzer with the purchase of any lunch entrée for groups of six or more guests.

We would like to remind everyone to check your email frequently as we will be sending one out later in the week featuring the Thanksgiving 2020 menu and information about making reservations.

Best Wishes,

The Rose Plantation

View our MENU and DRESS CODE on our WEBSITE.


The Rose Plantation

Hello,

 

While our reservations are full for the dinner special this week, we encourage our guests to come during lunch Tuesday through Friday 11:00am-2:00pm and enjoy tis week's lunch special: A free mimosa or spritzer with the purchase of any lunch entree.

The Rose Plantation

View our MENU and DRESS CODE.

The Rose Plantation


Dear Guests,

We are very excited to reopen The Rose Plantation. After completing several upgrades and consulting with our staff, we will e-open August 11. Reservations will be accepted starting July 28 at 10 am during normal business hours.

Since March, our focus has been on upgrades and COVID 19 safety. We have expanded the kitchen, made dining and kitchen upgrades and installed a gazebo in the rose garden. Foremost, is the safety of our guests and staff. We will now offer seating for traditional indoor dining; relaxed dress, open air, partially conditioned dining; and limited casual outdoor dining.

Enhanced safety protocols at this time include:

- Masks Required for Entry

- Anti-viral air purification systems

- Text messaging when table is ready

- Symptom free and temperature checks before entry

- Handwash before entry

- One party at a time in lobby for seating

- Separate entrance / exit

- Paper sacks at table for masks

- Rigorous handwashing and glove protocols for staff

- Continuous bathroom and surface sanitization

- Alcohol wipes

RESERVATIONS REQUESTED for LUNCH and DINNER inside and open-air dining. Call ahead to be wait-listed for outside dining.

We look forward to serving you SAFELY on August 11!

Thank you,
The Rose Plantation Team