SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 08, 2011 11:08 ET

Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence Presented to Fort Lauderdale Beach Restaurant

3030 Ocean Among Elite Restaurants Recognized

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Aug 8, 2011) - Fort Lauderdale's favored 3030 Ocean Restaurant has won kudos from the prestigious Wine Spectator magazine for its fine selection of wines.

Given the nod to receive the coveted Award of Excellence for its 2011 wine list, this popular choice among Las Olas Blvd restaurants joins the list of elite eating establishments whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. To qualify, restaurants must submit their list including vintages and appellations for all selections, including wines available by the glass and a complete list of producer names.

3030 Ocean received the award for offering a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to its menu in both price and style. Maintaining 300 selections and an inventory totaling 3,500, many of the wines were chosen from California producers by the Fort Lauderdale Beach restaurant's experienced and dedicated Wine Director Nicole Jackson.

Boasting a menu that includes exceptionally fresh seafood, along with fine steaks, the fare at 3030 Ocean is prepared with exquisite flavors utilizing all natural and local ingredients. The set of choices at this popular oceanfront restaurant reveals the culinary passion of Executive Chef Dean James Max.

The 2011 list of award winners marks the 30th anniversary of Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards Program and a full listing of winners will appear in the August 31, 2011 issue of the magazine, now in its 33rd year of publishing.

Located at the exclusive Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, the upscale 3030 Ocean is one of three restaurants to be found at the resort. Featuring live jazz music for a truly enjoyable dining experience, the restaurant is open only for dinner and reservations are required.

Secluded along the pristine Atlantic coastline and near popular Fort Lauderdale golf courses, water sports, shopping and popular area attractions, this magnificent resort is home to The Spa at Harbor Beach Marriott, an opulent seaside oasis allowing guests a rejuvenating experience at one of the premier day spas in Fort Lauderdale. This expansive spa facility provides a full menu of relaxing treatments, massages and therapies while guests enjoy magnificent views of the glimmering Atlantic Ocean.

About the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
The Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is an upscale retreat secluded on 16 acres of private beachfront property, yet conveniently located just five miles from Fort Lauderdale Airport. Whether traveling with the family or for business, the resort's oceanfront location and white sand beaches mix nicely with its expansive offering of both indoor and outdoor event space. Although a popular venue for business conferences, professional gatherings and stylish social events, the resort offers an abundance of recreational activities including a tropical lagoon pool and children's program.

Contact Information

    Nicole Jackson
    Restaurant Manager
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