An Open Letter To The Michael’s On East Family, by Michael Klauber & Phil Mancini

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...
Our Guest, Londolozi's Executive Chef, Anna Ridgewell, shared this recipe on Sarasota's Suncoast View on October 23, 2019.  (Click here to watch full segment) Here's the complete South African recipe in case you missed the cooking segment!  Londolozi seared garlic and herb lobster salad with roasted grapes, radish, and a fennel & Dijo...
We are pleased to announce the Easterseals SWFL as our Charity Happy Hour Partner during the months of November and December!   Easterseals Southwest Florida, also known as Happiness House, has been part of our community since 1946. We offer the highest quality of care and services to children, youth and adults with special needs so that they ...
Inspired by the biennial Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club journeys to Londolozi Game Reserve and celebrating this October's Safari Sarasota festivities, Michael's On East is featuring South African "Epicurean Adventure" lunch and dinner menus throughout October and November. Our culinary team is proud present authentic recipes from Londolozi's Chef Anna...
Watch the full video here >> “My dad taught me it’s good to know this job’s about self-satisfaction. You have to be able to look in the mirror every day and know you’ve done a good job, he said. But every once in awhile, you’ll get a thank you and he said and then it makes all the more difference,” said Sarasota Police Chief, Bernadette DiPin...
Our Executive Chef, Jamil Pineda, shared this recipe on Sarasota's Suncoast View on September 30, 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 NEW Vegetarian Menu. Vegetarian Wild Mushroom Risotto Ingredients for Vegetable S...
Vegans & Vegetarians: Put down the boring “side salad” and walk away slowly... Most vegetarians and vegans have a hard time eating out, especially when it comes to fine dining. At Michael’s On East, we strive to provide service with the guest’s experience in mind. We believe that fine-dining should be accessible and inclusive for all lifestyles...
Our Sous Chef, Kory Minor, shared this recipe on Sarasota's Suncoast View on September 19, 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 Napa Valley Epicurean Adventure Menu. Pan-Seared Golden Tile Fish Ingredients for Fish: ...
We are pleased to announce the All Heart Fund & Good Work Foundation as our Charity Happy Hour Partner during the months of September and October. The All Heart Fund was created by a local Sarasota family, in honor of their daughter to provide the resources and education necessary to enhance the lives of rural African families. It is a fundrais...