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For three decades, Michael’s On East has been celebrated as Sarasota’s “Best Caterer.” Whether celebrating on-site at Michael’s venues or around town at the magical Selby Gardens and Bay Preserve, you can trust our professional team to produce a special experience for all your guests! Ballroom • Wine Cellar • Restaurant • Waterfront Venues
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The Michael's On East culinary team is constantly challenged to create modern dishes with a global accents. This fall, the Restaurant's Executive Chef Jamil Pineda delivered in a big way with Michael's new blockbuster lunch menu. Click here to browse all the Restaurant's full lunch menu , including these fabulous new dishes which debuted this month...
Given Sarasota’s thriving social scene paired with gorgeous weddings, client parties, corporate meetings and creative fundraising events which keep the Michael’s On East Ballroom packed throughout the year, it was difficult for Co-Proprietors Michael Klauber and Philip Mancini to find a time to get a transformation of our timeless Ballroom schedule...
Jonathan McPherson joined the team at Michael's On East last year having worked in the hospitality industry for 15+ years. And what a fabulous addition he has been to the team! With CMS Level 1 credentials, he helped wine collectors navigate our massive inventory at Michael's Wine Cellar before settling into a permanent position behind the bar...
You've come to appreciate the Michael's On East team's collective wine knowledge for years - even decades for several on the team - as servers carefully guide your wine selections in the Restaurant. Michael's On East was also recently awarded the 2018 Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator , so you really can't go wrong with a wine selecti...
Michael’s On East has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator ’s 2018 Restaurant Awards. The restaurant is recognized among other winners from all over the globe as a top destination for wine lovers. “This year’s class of restaurants is one of the most impressive and innovative ever,” said Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publi...
Please enjoy another recipe from the Michael's On East kitchen! Michael’s On East Greek Shrimp "Saganaki" Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Capers, Gremolata Butter & Feta Cheese Flambé with Ouzo Created by Michael’s On East Executive Chef Jamil Pineda as part of the Greek Epicurean Adventure in August 2018. Serves 4 For Gremolata Butter: Ingredients ...
Photo Credit: Madi O'Neill/Mote Marine Laboratory The Michael's culinary team was delighted to join this year's competition at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, alongside several area chefs and colleagues who care about the marine environment - and appreciate great food! Special thanks to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium , Whole Food...
Michael's On East features a New Orleans Epicurean Adventure, beginning July 2 and continuing through July 31. Enjoy this specialty three-course dinner menu featuring dishes inspired by the French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carré, for only $38.95 per person. A two-course lunch offering includes a choice of entrée and dessert for only $19.95 p...
We’d never suggest that one course could ever be better than another at Michael’s On East, but we know some loyal guests are true lovers of dessert. While it may be difficult to “save room,” you’ll never regret indulging when it comes to the decadent desserts created by our in-house Pastry Chef Catherine Tighe and her talented team in the Pastry Sh...