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SIMPLY SOPHISTICATED HOLIDAYS

Hotel Duval, a style icon and the first and only boutique hotel in Tallahassee, offers festive holiday happenings that tempt taste buds and create the place to be for New Year’s Eve 2011.

Shula’s 347 Grill, the signature restaurant located at Hotel Duval, has tailored menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve created by Executive Chef Chris Leynes. Providing private dinning room selections perfect for all celebrations, Shula’s 347 Grill takes the worry out of planning holiday get-togethers.

Shula’s 347 Grill provides a Thanksgiving menu to be thankful for in addition to regular menu. Served from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Shula’s 347 Grill presents a Thanksgiving feast including Winter Squash Bisque, Roast Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole and Sweet Potato Casserole served with Turkey Gravy and Cranberry Sauce. As a sweet treat, guests enjoy traditional pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream. The holiday menu is $30.00 per person. Reservations are recommended and may be made by contacting Shula’s 347 Grill at 850.224.6005.

Christmas festivities begin Christmas Eve with Shula’s full menu served 5:00- 9:00 p.m. Christmas day brings a merry menu, including Duck and Onion with Gruyere Crouton, Prime Rib with Truffled Scalloped Potatoes, Ginger Glazed Carrots and Broccoli served with jus and horsey. For dessert, guests indulge with Brioche Bread Pudding with Dried Fig, Date and Candied Walnuts with Whiskey Spiked Eggnog Sauce. The regular menu is also available. Christmas dining is available from 12:00 to 6:00 pm. Menu prices start at $34.00 per person. Reservations are recommended and may be made by contacting Shula’s 347 Grill at 850.224.6005.

Guests celebrate New Year’s Eve with a “Night in Paris.” Beginning at 9:00 p.m., LeRoc Bistro transforms into a lounge with champagne, cocktails and musical entertainment. Level 8 and the Horizon Ballroom become the streets of Paris with Parisian décor, food and entertainment. Premium tickets to a “New Year’s Eve in Paris” are $125 per person and $200 per couple and include entrance to the party, complimentary champagne, sampling of French cuisine, wine tasting, live ball drop and party favors with music under the stars on the Level 8 terrace. Shula’s 347 Grill is celebrating with a French-inspired menu and seating begins at 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. Cost per person is $90. Reservations are recommended and may be made by contacting Shula’s 347 Grill at 850.224.6005. “First Class” accommodations for two to “New Years Eve in Paris” include a deluxe room, champagne and chocolate welcome amenity, tickets to the “Paris” Horizon Ballroom party, VIP party favors, souvenir glasses with a late checkout on the first day of 2012 for $399. Reserve accommodations online at www.hotelduval.com or contact Hotel Duval at 850.224.6000.

Private dining rooms, Coach’s Corner and Legend’s room, accommodate parties of up to 30 guests. Each private dining room at Shula’s 347 Grill makes holiday party planning simple for business or social functions. With full and pre-set menus including the finest steaks, the Shula’s team provides catering options to meet every need. Reservations are made by contacting Jasmine Clemons at Shula’s 347 Grill at 850.224.0265.

Comprising both open-air and indoor elements, Level 8 of Hotel Duval showcases panoramic views of the capital city with live entertainment. With distinctive design, amenities and approachable luxury, Hotel Duval brings vibrant energy to Florida’s capital.

Functions for groups of 10 to 250 people are available among more than 7,500 square feet of meeting space. The flexible layout of the space is spread throughout eight unique rooms and a stunning rooftop Horizon Ballroom. Hotel Duval offers refreshing venues with an outstanding service staff and lavish catering options

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