Forks & Corks 2020 Events

About Forks & Corks Savor local flavor during the SunCoast’s premier Food and Wine and Festival. Forks & Corks will showcase the palate-pleasing products of an international cast of visiting winery owners and winemakers alongside the deliciously diverse cuisine of The Sarasota-Manatee Originals restaurants. The Sarasota-Manatee Originals ar...
Month-Long Promotions Epicurean Adventure - Southern Comfort         Explore exotic food and wine destinations at a great value every month! Enjoy $38.95 three-course themed dinners, Monday-Saturday, and $19.95 two-course lunches, Monday-Friday. NEW! Monday Happy Hour Charity Partner - Make-A-Wish Foundation      ...
We’re kicking off our 2020 Epicurean Adventures by bringing “Southern Comforts” to Sarasota. No matter where you’re from, comfort food almost always resembles the delicious foods from states below the Mason-Dixie Line. The southern foods that we know and love,  provide just the right amount of nostalgia & comfort. Fried, stewed, boiled, or...
Our Head Pastry Chef, Ray Lajoie, shared this recipe with  Sarasota's Abc7  News on December 19, 2019.    Here's the complete recipe in case you missed the cooking segment! Cranberry Gingerbread Cake Ingredients: 2 2/3 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 ½ teaspo...
 Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (Selby Gardens) announces a new Selby House Café menu to coincide with reopening after months of restoration work. Michael’s On East is the exclusive food service provider of Selby Gardens and manages event catering, daily dining at Selby House Café and developed the newest menu for Selby House Café. The restorat...
We're shaking things up behind the bar here at Michael's On East. Our team of mixologists has worked hard to develop innovative new craft cocktails with inspiration from available local ingredients and the restaurant’s international relationships. The Cape Town Sundowner cocktail is inspired by Co-Proprietor, Michael Klauber’s experience enjoying a...
In Greek culture, food is so much more than simply sustenance – it’s about carrying on traditions of culture, family, and life itself. Greeks don’t eat to live but rather live to eat, and a meal is almost always a social occasion. Greece's culinary tradition dates back thousands of years and has evolved over time to incorporate many diverse influen...
Our Executive Chef, Jamil Pineda, shared this recipe with  Sarasota's Abc7  News on November 21, 2019.  Here's the complete recipe in case you missed the cooking segment, or simply join us at Michael's On East to enjoy this delicious dish available on the Restaurant’s Greek Epicurean Menu through December 2019.  Pan-Seared ...
We’re deeply disappointed that the need exists to write this letter.  You may have heard that last night during a televised Sarasota City Commission meeting, one City Commissioner chose to call out our Michael’s On East family to claim that “Michael's on East has not one black person working there.” As we all know, and can see by looking aroun...
Life gets really busy this time of the year. But some things just can't wait!  It's time to pause for a moment to plan your holiday celebrations with Michael's On East and Michael's Wine Cellar.  We’ll handle all of the preparations, cooking, and service so you can relax and enjoy spending time with your loved ones. You can be sure to exp...