Springtime Adventures in the Park
Mother’s Day, Hamilton’s Kitchen New Menu, Exhibits at Rollins Museum of Art and a Cruise on the Lakes of Winter Park
The Alfond Inn at Rollins, the award-winning boutique hotel in Winter Park, is welcoming spring with imaginative additions to the menu at Hamilton’s Kitchen, groundbreaking art exhibits at the Rollins Museum of Art and news that the hotel expansion is on target to be completed in 2023.
The Alfond Inn invites guests to experience the springtime beauty of Winter Park with a new Adventures in the Park package that includes a two night stay in a Classic Room, a cruise on the Winter Park Boat Tour, a pair of tickets to the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, as well as two Gourmet Box Lunches.
Adventures in the Park 2022:
• Two night stay in a Classic Room (double occupancy).
• Two tickets for the scenic Winter Park Boat Tour
• Two tickets to the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
• Two Gourmet Box Lunches
• Rates start at $259 per room, per night, based on a two night stay.
• Taxes are extra and the package is based on availability.
• Details at The Alfond Inn at Rollins
Mother’s Day 2022
Celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8, 2022 at The Alfond Inn at Rollins. The hotel will offer a buffet-style brunch at Hamilton’s Kitchen. There will be two seatings, at 10AM and 1 PM. Tickets are $69 for Adults, $29 for Children ages 5–12. Visit Hamilton’s Kitchen for details.
Rabbit Hole Bourbon Dinner
Hamilton's Kitchen is hosting a special limited-seating dinner in the private dining room that pairs five Rabbit Hole Bourbon cocktails with a five-course dinner created by Chef Stephen Doyle on Thursday, April 28, at 6:00pm. The menu include Seabass Ceviche, Marinated Mt. Vikos Feta Cheese, Cranberry Waldorf Salad, Moroccan Style Lamb Chickpea Stew and Glenlivet Butterscotch Pudding. The $189 per person price includes the meal, cocktail pairings, tax and gratuity. Visit Hamilton’s Kitchen for details.
Chef Stephen Doyle has unveiled some exciting new items on the spring dinner menu at Hamilton’s Kitchen. They include Spanish Octopus, a sous vide grilled octopus, served with hummus, fire roasted tomatoes, pickled onions, feta, green onions, fig, balsamic glaze and caper berries. He’s also offering Kalera Krunch, a new salad featuring Krunch lettuce, blackberries, pistachios, Chevre, compressed grapes, pickled onions and honey Dijon Vinaigrette. Seafood lovers can look forward to Spiny Lobster Pasta, a Trumpet pasta with shaved asparagus, pecorino cheese, basil beurre blanc, and toasted herbed breadcrumbs and chives or they can opt for 300 E. New England Shrimp and Scallops, served with potato corn bacon chowder, fried leeks, and parsley oil. Brunch continues to be one of the favorite meals at Hamilton’s Kitchen, with such highlights as Pastrami Smoked Salmon Benedict, Chicken & Waffles.
Art in the Park
The Alfond Inn at Rollins has long been celebrated as a groundbreaking and unique art hotel, the only hotel in the United States that exhibits artworks from a museum collection, in this case The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, which is part of the permanent collection of Rollins Museum of Art. The hotel exhibits a rotating installation of works in the public spaces. On June 1st, the in-person, curator-led art tours at the hotel return on the first Wednesday of the month. Summer dates June 1, July 6, and August 3.
A short walk from the hotel is the Rollins Museum of Art, which is exhibiting From Chaos to Order: Greek Geometric Art from the Sol Rabin Collection and Recent Acquisitions. Both run through May 8, 2022. Pathways: The Carlos Malamud Prize will open on May 21, 2022. The nearby Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is famed for its Tiffany collection