Four Team Members Complete Sommelier Program

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 ...
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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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...
"Happy" and "Monday:" Two words which don't always seem to go well together, except when you consider a special Monday happy hour program at Michael's On East!   Every single Monday* at the Michael's On East Lounge, you have all night long to celebrate happy hour, beginning at 5 p.m. until the Restaurant closes! Michael's popular happy hour be...
Sip the South African Craft Gin in Michael’s Cape Town Cooler  Allow us to introduce you to a cocktail three years in the making! It’s true, for years Michael and Terri Klauber have been working to make Inverroche Gin available to Michael’s On East and Michael’s Wine Cellar guests in Sarasota. The Klaubers first tasted the gin crafted with Fyn...
One of Two Restaurants in Florida to Receive Honor for More Than 25 Years Michael’s On East has been awarded its 29th consecutive Four Diamond Rating by  AAA . Michael’s On East Co-Proprietors Michael Klauber and Philip Mancini accepted the award during a brief presentation the morning of Thursday, June 28, 2018. Michael’s ...