Sean Daly has your New Year's Eve essentials at Bern's Epicurean Hotel

TAMPA - Sean Daly, ABC Action News entertainment reporter, joined us live Saturday morning from Bern's Steakhouse new Epicurean Hotel.

The recently opened hotel offers a culinary theater, wine shop, patisserie and unique roof top bar. The hotel is associated with the Tampa's infamous Bern's Steakhouse, which sits directly across the street on South Howard Avenue.

From appetizers that are great for entertaining to cocktails that are perfect to ring in the new year, Sean had the go-to guide for planning the perfect New Year's Eve celebration.

Featured cocktail recipes:

Dark Rum Punch:

2 Lg Glass Bowls


4 small glass cups

Large Block of ice

Grater Knife/Peeler

 3 Lemons

6 oz. Lemon Juice (Pre-squeezed)

6 oz. Sugar

2 pieces Nutmeg

4 Cups water

1 bottle Dark Rum


Classic Champagne Cocktail:

4 Champagne Flutes

4 Sugar Cubes

1 bottle Brandy

1 bottle Angostura Bitters

1 bottle of Sparkling

Danielle McFarland, a local stylist and owner of Don Me Now boutique, had the NYE essentials for the best outfits to ring in the new year.

With help on hair and make-up from fellow Hyde Park Village business Level-Aveda Salon, McFarland featured four looks to fit all ages. All featured looks, expect for the man's, came from Don Me Now, located in Hyde Park Village.

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