Eleven at Reunion Resort – Magical Dining Preview

Eleven at Reunion Resort – Magical Dining Preview

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Sitting on the top of Reunion Resort on the 11th floor, Eleven offers a flavorful magical dining menu with stunning sky views and handcrafted cocktails.

To kick off Magical Dining’s preview week, I had the pleasure of tasting Eleven Steakhouse at Reunion Resort. Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month is one of my favorite programs in Central Florida where participating restaurants feature three-course, prix fixe dinners for $33 per person.

Eleven offers a wonderfully intimate atmosphere and a relaxing outdoor rooftop lounge ideal for picturesque skies and stargazing. The experience I had that evening was super and the staff is attentive. Chef Etienne put together a beautiful menu, and there is something to love in each of the entreés. The Bourbon Glazed Salmon was my favorite and it had the right amount of Jim Beam bourbon. I also enjoyed the citrus braised kale that’s featured in the Organic Tanglewood Farms Chicken.

Reunion Resort features 360 resort accommodations including luxury condominiums, private villas and vacation homes surrounded by 2,300 acres of lush landscape. The resort also features a variety of amenities that include a full-service boutique spa, multiple pools, slides, water playgrounds and a 1,000-foot lazy river – the perfect place for a staycation! In additional to the Magical Dining menu, Reunion is offering a Magical Nights packages that includes a dinner for two and one night villa accommodations for $225*.

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Light seeping into the dining room
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Great selection of classic cocktails and the modern interpretation version! There’s also happy hour specials (beer + wine) on weekdays from 5pm – 8pm and I would love to come back here again for a casual gathering.
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Floradora: Hendrick’s, lime juice, fresh raspberries, ginger beer
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Housemade dijon mustard butter – addicting!
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{Appetizer} Fried Calamari: Sun-dried tomato and tarragon aioli, fresh lemon
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Chef Etienne
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{Appetizer} Strawberry & Mandarin Orange Salad: Mixed greens, caramelized pecans, sun-dried tomato, goat cheese, raspberry dressing
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{Entreé} Grilled Hanger Steak with whipped potatoes, haricot verts, chimichurri
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{Entreé} Bourbon Glazed Salmon with sweet corn and bacon sauté
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{Entreé} Organic Tanglewood Farms Chicken with citrus braised kale, havarti polenta, tomato demi
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{Dessert} Vanilla, Chocolate, Mango, and Blackberry Gelato
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{Dessert} Crème Brûlée

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KRYSTLE NGUYEN is a food enthusiast and Creative Director to TastyChomps. Many of her childhood memories were created in the restaurants that her parents owned while she was growing up - trying new dishes and interacting with customers. Krystle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida and took a job at Florida Hospital following her graduation. Her passion is to support the Central Florida community, serving on the board of many local non-profit organizations. Photos taken by Krystle Nguyen with the Nikon D5000 DSLR