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Yelp Cleveland’s Staycation Bash



This October, Yelp Elites warmed up with a tropical staycation at Bahama Breeze in Beachwood. This three-course meal featured mouthwatering menu items from the rum-based entrees and cocktails of Rumtoberfest. Upon arrival, Elites were welcomed to the island in the private room with a flower lei and the Shipwrecked cocktail featuring Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Cruzan coconut rum, bitters, and tropical fruit juices.Course one began with appetizers of Jackfruit Tacos, Coconut Shrimp and Beef Empanadas. As Elite Ashley W. described, “We knew we were going to have a great time when we were immediately greeted with the signature drink of the night, Shipwrecked. It tasted SO DELICIOUS! We had jackfruit tacos to start. I’ve never had jackfruit before and would totally be fooled if you told me it was real meat!”Course two indulged with Baby Back Ribs and Jerk Chicken Pasta. Elites mingled and chatted as they sipped on additional drinks from the menu, such as delicious rum flights or the gorgeous Hibiscus Margarita. Between delicious tastings, Elites gathered near the roaring fire pit and entered Bahama Breeze giveaways. You would never guess it was chilly outside!After a stellar evening of island-inspired eats, course three concluded with the decadent Rum Cake. As Catherine P. exclaimed, “By this time in the meal, everyone was stuffed to the gills. Then they brought us Rum Cake. Good Lord, the Rum Cake. I can usually very easily and happily forgo desserts when dining out… I’ve been disappointed with restaurant desserts. Fat chance! This bad boy was amazing and addictive! It took all my willpower not to eat the whole thing.”To sum up the evening, Carter D. wrote, “The staff was over the top conversational, patient, and accommodating. The menu on the tables, cute decorations, photo frame area, swag, and prizes that were given out was such a nice touch. Thanks, Yelp and Bahama Breeze for such a memorable event. I can’t wait to bring my family here.”

Check out the outstanding reviews and photos here. For more information about the Yelp Cleveland Elite Squad, visit yelp.com/elite.

Special Thanks To Our Sponsors:
Bahama Breeze • Elizabeth Sturm Freelance Photography

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