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500 South Restaurant in World Golf Village Offering Special "Stimulus Package" Menu

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (May 2009) – 500 South, the upscale restaurant located at The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, is offering a wonderful new “Stimulus Package” menu. Available for just $9.99 per person Sunday-Thursday nights from 5 - 6:30 p.m., the affordable menu provides the choice of one of five entrées, accompanied by side dishes, and a glass of house wine or a soft drink.

Choices include:  a 6-ounce Angus Sirloin Steak topped with sautéed mushrooms and Romano cream sauce, served with Yukon mashed potatoes and Iceberg wedge salad with Blue Cheese crumbles and avocado ranch dressing; or Shrimp lightly breaded and deep fried, served with BBQ-style cole slaw and wedge fried potatoes. Other options include:  Four Cheese Stuffed Shells served on white baby spinach and topped with a fresh basil and tomato cream sauce; 500 South House Recipe Meatloaf served with country gravy, cheddar mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli; and Classic New Yorker Sandwich with grilled smoked ham, roast beef, Swiss cheese and thousand island dressing piled high on a Cuban roll and served with tempura-style onion rings.

“Our Chef created this wonderful menu, and we’re offering it at a very affordable price to enable locals to enjoy a great evening out,” said Rob Alexandre, the resort’s Assistant General Manager and Director of Food & Beverage.

For information or reservations to 500 South Restaurant, call (904) 940-8623, or visit

Since its opening a year ago as part of The Renaissance Resort’s $10 million property-wide renovation, 500 South, An American Grill has developed quite a large local clientele. Specializing in New American Regional Cuisine, using the freshest ingredients in the region, the restaurant is under the direction of the resort’s talented Executive Chef James Adams. Located just off of the beautifully-remodeled lobby, 500 South boasts striking architecture, a picturesque full-length wine wall, colorful new furniture, chic hardwood floors, warm wood tones, and dramatic lighting.

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Adjacent to the restaurant is the 500 South Lounge, which boasts an impressive 50-inch television as the centerpiece. Featuring beautiful hardwood floors, colorful carpeting, new furniture in vibrant reds and oranges, several additional flat-screen televisions, and many conversational seating areas, it also has an enhanced and remodeled billiard room. The 500 South Lounge Happy Hour from 4-7 p.m. daily has become very popular with locals.

Open to the public, the 500 South restaurant is open nightly for dinner from 5 p.m.-10 p.m., with a diverse menu, comprehensive cocktail list, and extensive wine list with offerings from Chile, Spain, South Africa and Italy. The restaurant is also open for breakfast from 6:30 – 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, and from 7 a.m.-noon on Saturday and Sunday. In addition, the restaurant is open for lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and from noon-3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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