Amelia Island Plantation Blog


3rd Annual Fish to Fork

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is pleased partner the James Beard Foundation once again for the 3rd Annual Fish to Fork weekend May 6-8, 2016. This year's exciting lineup includes local chef Kenny Gilbert of Gilbert's Underground Kitchen, Cesar Zapata from Miami's The Federal, Kathleen Blake of Orlando's Rusty Spoon, Joey Ward of Atlanta's Gun Show, acclaimed Boston chef, Jeremy Sewall and Craig Deihl of Charleston's Cyprus & Artisan Meat Share.

April 14, 2016 - Leave a comment

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2016 Amelia Concours Week

Amelia Concours Week Returns... Car lovers rejoice, the 2016 Amelia Concours Week is right around the corner. This world-class event returns to Amelia Island on March 10, 2016 bringing with it a selection of some of the world's finest automobiles. From live auctions to a vintage gran prix, the 2016 Amelia Concours Week will bring and array of classic and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models. Attendees will have an opportunity to view some of the most exciting automobiles ever built, each with its own unique history and story to tell.

February 25, 2016 - Leave a comment

Blog, Community, Events

Fall Favorites: Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe

Looking for that perfect Fall recipe? Need a side that's going to put Aunt Gertrude's green bean casserole to shame this Thanksgiving? Check out this fantastic dish from Omni Amelia Island's Executive Chef, Daven Wardynski. He's combined homemade pumpkin gnocchi with sweet, honey roasted figs and a red wine caramel sauce to create the perfect combination of delicious autumn flavors on one plate. Enjoy the complete pumpkin gnocchi recipe after the break...

November 17, 2015 - Leave a comment

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2015 Amelia Island Holiday Activities

Looking for 2015 Amelia Island holiday activities? Well you've come to the right place. So far 2015 has been an absolutely fantastic year for Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Just to list a few of our highlights and accomplishments:   1. Earning the Condé Nast Traveler's Reader Choice Award as one of Top 25 Resorts in Florida. 2. Hosting another successful Fish to Fork Weekend. 3. Kicking off monthly farm-to-table dinners at the Sprouting Project. 4. Updating everyone’s favorite water feature.    

November 5, 2015 - Leave a comment

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The Bluebird Project: 2015 Update!

You may remember a post that we wrote in May of last year on The Bluebird Project, where a select group of bird lovers took it upon themselves to increase the Eastern Bluebird population on Amelia Island Plantation by installing a number of nesting boxes around the property. Well we're proud to say that through the efforts of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, the Amelia Island Plantation Community Association, and the golf course managers, The Bluebird Project continues to be a huge success...

April 24, 2015 - Leave a comment

Blog, Community, Nature, Other

Sprouting Project Dinners

Enjoy an intimate southern-inspired farm dinner at The Sprouting Project, our culinary team's answer to local sustainability. Guests will tour Amelia Island Plantation's state-of-the-art aquaponic greenhouse, expansive organic garden and large collection of beehives before enjoying a plated dinner that incorporates items harvested directly from The Sprouting Project. This once-in-a-lifetime event will showcase both the creativity and culture of our chefs in a lush, outdoor setting.

March 31, 2015 - Leave a comment

Blog, Dining

2015 Amelia Island Concours Week Dinner

  Amelia Island Car Connoisseur Wine Dinner Start your engines–the 2015 Amelia Concours Week is right around the corner...Join us as we kick off Amelia Island's biggest weekend for car enthusiasts with a chef-prepared six course dinner with wine pairings. Priced at $150 per person, the Amelia Island Concours week dinner will showcase inventive cuisine & fantastic wines from Omni Amelia Island's Executive Chef, Daven Wardynski and his culinary team. The event begins on Friday Mar 13, 2015 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Reservations can be made by calling Sunrise Café at 904.432.1468 or on OpenTable.com.

March 4, 2015 - Leave a comment

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Amelia Island Golf

  Say Hello to the Man, the Myth, the Legend...   Ed Bowe is no stranger to the game of golf. Under his leadership, the Amelia Island Golf Academy has reached new levels of professionalism and teaching insight. As an instructor, Ed's experience includes several years with Hank Haney, the coach for Tiger Woods as well as the previous director of instructor training for ESPN Golf Schools. He has been at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, teaching guests and club members alike, since 2007. Ed’s signature instructional style transcends skill level, and resonates with even the most novices of players. So whether it’s private lessons, group clinics, or golf school, whatever your need may be, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Golf Academy with Ed Bowe is probably the answer you're looking for. Planning on playing a round of golf on Amelia Island during your stay? Be sure your golf game is ready by signing up for some one-on-one instruction with Ed. Reservations can be made by calling the Omni Amelia Island Pro Shop at 904.277.5907. In the meantime enjoy the following video tip from Ed on how to hit longer and straighter drives from the tee. Oh, and be sure to say hi to Ed on Twitter.    

January 23, 2015 - Leave a comment

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