Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, a nationally renowned establishment which combines a restaurant, Napa-style tasting room and artisanal retail market, is debuting its newest location in Fort Lauderdale at The Galleria Mall. With the opening of The Galleria Mall location, the award-winning restaurant and Napa-style tasting room will own and operate 38 restaurants and tasting rooms, including 10 Florida locations with three in Broward County. An additional three locations are slated to open across the U.S. throughout 2019.
Boasting a contemporary-American menu infused with international flavors, Cooper’s Hawk redefines the modern casual dining experience. 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.
Cooper’s Hawk at The Galleria Mall was designed to harmonize with the South Florida aesthetic. 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 room embraces the rich Napa experience, which provides guests with the opportunity to explore and expand their palates which enriching their wine journey.
The restaurant has the capacity to accommodate 314 guests; the main indoor dining space has seating for 219 guests, while the bar accommodates an additional 42. There is also one private barrel room dedicated to host gatherings for up to 40 guests.
In addition to its innovative dining experience, the Cooper’s Hawk is currently the 34th largest winery in the U.S. and has won over 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 Best of Class for the Cooper’s Hawk Lux Ice Wine. 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.
Cooper’s Hawk is home to the U.S.’s largest Wine Club, a lifestyle-driven monthly affiliation, offering limited production Wines of the Month, unique travel and dining experiences, events, insider rewards and more privileges to members. Since the wine-centric restaurant concept debuted its first-generation blends in 2005, its Wine Club has grown to nearly 400,000 members. 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. Cooper’s Hawk 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.