News & Updates

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...
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...
 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 caterin...
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. Th...
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 t...
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 deliciou...
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 “Mic...
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, cookin...
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! ...
1283 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
1212 East Ave. S.
Sarasota, FL 34239
1259 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239