March 20, 2022

Press Release

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., March 10, 2022 – Omni Amelia Island Resort unveils the lineup for its 2022 Sprouting Project dinner series. Attendees are invited on an epicurean adventure exploring the resort’s onsite chef’s garden and Barrel Room topped off with an elevated five-course dinner under the stars. Unveiled in 2014, The Sprouting Project has become a guest and local favorite. The dinners offer an intimate southern-inspired farm-to-table experience which is the resort culinary team’s answer to hyper-local sustainable dining.

Each dinner is themed by a locally sourced ingredient, which is used throughout the entire evening from light bites through dessert. Guests can learn more about the resort’s sustainable growing practices via a tour of the state-of-the-art aquaponic greenhouse, expansive organic gardens, Barrel Room and large collection of beehives which are used to harvest honey and increase pollination throughout the garden.

“The Sprouting Project Dinner Series has always been a passion project for our team. This year we highlight some unique flavors such as Stone Fruit, Fig, Blooms and Truffle and use them in some truly unexpected ways which will surprise and delight guests,” said Executive Chef Omar Collazo. “We’ve worked so hard over the years to build this sustainable space, and we love sharing this with our guests through these dinners.”

The Sprouting Project dinners’ schedule and themes for this year include:

·         March 12, 2022: Mushroom

·         April 9, 2022: Strawberries

·         May 21, 2022: Blooms

·         June 25, 2022: Stone Fruit

·         July 16, 2022: Corn

·         August 13, 2022: Watermelon

·         September 24, 2022: Fig

·         October 15, 2022: Apple

·         November 12, 2022: Squash

·         December 16, 2022: Truffle

·         December 17, 2022: Truffle

·         December 18, 2022: Truffle

Tickets for general admission to each dinner are $99 per person, while the special Truffle dinners held in December 2022 will be $149 per person. Each dinner will kick off with cocktails and light bites at 6 p.m. followed by a five-course dinner at 6:30 p.m. A cash bar will be on site and seating is limited.

Private dinners are also available for up to 10 people, starting from $250 per person without beverage pairings, and $350 per person with beverage pairings. Private dinners are based on availability and advanced reservations are required. Guests interested in booking this experience can contact the Concierge for reservations.

The Sprouting Project also provides ingredients to the resort’s nine restaurants and lounges including Florida palmetto honey dripping from the comb and organic Satsuma jam at The Morning Table breakfast buffet in Sunrise Café and fresh basil for pesto at Natural Slice.

The Sprouting Project’s Barrel Room provides an opportunity to age honey varietals, vinegars, hot sauce and cocktails.

To purchase tickets to the Sprouting Project Dinner Series, visit https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island/dining/monthly-dinners.

About Omni Amelia Island Resort 

Omni Amelia Island Resort is Florida’s award-winning island destination. Recognized for offering a luxury resort experience in perfect harmony with nature, the oceanfront retreat, located just northeast of Jacksonville, Fla., is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, lush marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway. Situated on 1,350-acres, the property includes 402 oceanfront guest rooms and suites; the largest pool deck in Northeast Florida including tiered lounge seating, an adults-only infinity edge pool, a family friendly pool, kids’ splash area, two hot tubs, and fire features, all boasting spectacular Atlantic views; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; and nine culinary options ranging from casual to fine dining. Rich in recreational amenities, the resort also offers three-and-a-half miles of wide, uncrowded beach; 36 holes of championship golf and a new 10-hole golf course opening Spring 2022; 23 Har-Tru® tennis courts; seven pickleball courts; award- winning recreation programs; a shopping village with restaurants, boutiques and a nature-inspired signature spa; a state-of-the-art fitness center; kids camps; and numerous activities for adventurers including kayaking, Segway tours and seven miles of paved trails. The Villas of Amelia Island feature one-, two- and three-bedroom villas with ocean, golf or resort views. Omni Amelia Island Resort offers authentic, genuine guest experiences with AAA Four-Diamond service and the expectations of the Omni brand.  For more information on the Omni Amelia Island Resort, call 1-800-The- Omni or visit www.omnihotels.com/ameliaisland. To engage with the resort, visit www.facebook.com/OmniAmeliaIsland and @omniameliaisland on Instagram.

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