Orlando Dining News Round-Up December 8 2016: Luma on Park, Melting Pot Orlando, Restaurant ASH

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: chef’s dinners, charity events, and limited menu items. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Luma on Park cocktails

Luma on Park in Winter Park is hosting a Carols and Cocktails holiday fundraiser on Saturday, December 10, from 6:30pm to 10pm.

Sip on Luma’s new holiday cocktails, The Rockefeller (bourbon, mulled spice infused amaro, maple apple cider syrup), and Snow Drift (vanilla and mint infused vodka, lime, tucca, mint foam), while enjoying the festive tunes by Central Florida Vocal Arts’ carolers.

A portion of the cocktail proceeds will benefit the Central Florida Vocal Arts and Second Harvest Food Bank, and they will also be accepting donations at the restaurant.

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Melting Pot Orlando is offering a three-course benefit dinner December 12-15. Cost is $33 per guest, and proceeds go to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital. The restaurant is located on W. Sand Lake Road in Dr. Phillips.

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Restaurant ASH, in the Mills 50 district, is hosting a Champagne & Wine Dinner on Tuesday, December 13. It will feature a four-course dinner, including sea bass, and filet of beef tenderloin. Cost is $99 per person. For reservations, call 407.233.4274.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts limited holiday itemsKrispy Kreme Doughnuts is offering holiday-inspired treats, including the Melted Snowman Doughnut, Santa Belly Doughnut, and Toffee Mocha beverage (available hot, iced, or frozen), at all Central Florida Krispy Kreme shops now through December 25. Locations include Millenia Blvd in Orlando, Kissimmee, Winter Park, Daytona Beach, and Melbourne.

The new Melted Snowman Doughnut is Kreme™ filled and dipped in white icing. The treat is then finished off with a chocolate decoration and a candy snowman face. The Santa Belly Doughnut is filled with Hot Cocoa Kreme™ filling before being hand-decorated with chocolate icing and a candy belt buckle candy.

Visit krispykreme.com for more information.

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That’s it for this week. If you have any Central Florida dining news to share, drop it in comments or send it to us via our contact form. We’ll credit you if we use it.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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