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Summer Season at Michael's On East

Michael’s Summer Season Launches with Bordeaux Tasting, Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week, Double Point Days and Wine Lovers Thursdays

Michael’s Wine Cellar and Michael’s On East offer residents and visitors of Sarasota a variety of culinary experiences and special events to celebrate the start of summer this year. 

June Events at Michael’s Wine Cellar
The arrival of the 2014 and 2015 vintages of Bordeaux available through Michael’s Wine Cellar will officially debut at Michael’s Bordeaux Wine Tasting at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. The tasting featuring these highly-anticipated vintages will be hosted by Michael’s Wine Cellar Co-Proprietor Michael Klauber immediately following Klauber’s return from a Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club wine-buying journey through Bordeaux, France. Admission is $50 per person, with each guest receiving a $25 retail voucher for purchases of $50 or more to be utilized the evening of the tasting for the purchase of featured Bordeaux wines. Advanced reservations are required. Admission includes hors d'oeuvres and tastes of more than 20 Bordeaux wines.Each month, Michael’s Wine Cellar hosts a casual, walk-about tasting in the retail store.

The June Open House Wine Tasting will be offered 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 at Michael’s Wine Cellar. Guests have an opportunity to taste dozens of international wines at this casual, walk-about tasting. Admission is $10 per person. No RSVP is required and guests may register online in advance or simply pay at the door.

Continuing a popular series of educational wine classes, Michael’s “This Way! Three Way Wine Tasting” will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 11 at Michael’s Wine Cellar. Admission is $25 per person and advanced reservations are required. 

Summer Offerings: Double Points Days & Wine Lovers Thursdays
Michael's summer offerings, exclusive to members of its Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club loyalty program, continue weekly through October 2018. As part of Michael’s Double Points Days, members will earn double Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club points on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays during lunch and dinner at Michael's On East, plus double points on all retail purchases at Michael’s Wine Cellar on Thursdays. (Dine-in and in-store only. Not valid with any other offers or discounts.) Guests are also invited to enjoy half-priced bottles of wine on Thursdays in the Restaurant at Michael’s On East during lunch or dinner. Wine Lovers Thursdays present an opportunity to explore the 350-bottle wine program in the Restaurant which has been recognized with the “Best of Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator. All are invited to join the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club loyalty program which “rewards guests for their good taste” in the Restaurant, Wine Cellar or online at www.gulfcoastconnoisseurclub.com.

Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week
The Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week celebration showcasing special-priced lunch and dinner menus at more than 90 participating restaurants returns June 1-14, 2018. Coordinated by Visit Sarasota County, Michael’s On East has been a proud participating restaurant annually since this community-wide culinary celebration began in 2005. The Michael’s On East three-course “Savor Sarasota” dinner menu is available Monday through Saturday evenings for $32 per person, June 1-14, 2018. The two-course lunch offering features a choice of entrée and dessert for $16 per person and is available Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Beginning on June 15 and continuing through June 30, Michael’s On East will extend the featured multi-course menus for $38.95 during dinner and $19.95 during lunch. For more information regarding Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week including chef profiles, a complete list of participating restaurants and menus, visit www.savorsarasota.com.  

For more information about Michael’s On East and Michael’s Wine Cellar offerings, call 941-366-0007, ext. 224 or continue browsing our website! 

1283 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
1212 East Ave. S.
Sarasota, FL 34239
1259 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239