The Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club is the Suncoast’s favorite lifestyle rewards program, with opportunities to reap rewards on outstanding international wines and incredible dining experiences. This rewards program was founded in 1998 and currently includes Michael’s On East, Michael’s Wine Cellar and Michael’s Events & Catering.
Currently, more than 12,000 members are “rewarded for their good taste” through the loyalty program in which members earn and accumulate points as they frequent each location. Points are redeemed as rewards for credit towards future purchases.
Members also receive additional benefits, including exclusive special event invites, birthday and anniversary bonuses, and more!
Members earn 1 point for every dollar spent on purchases (excluding tax, gratuity, gift cards and other discounts). Hosting an event with us? You can also receive points for catering - Earn 1 point for every $5 on food & beverage.
Once you reach reward thresholds, you are able to cash-in your points for money off your bill.
Redeeming a reward is easy! Just let your server or sales associate know you would like to redeem points and a maximum of $50 (500 points) will be taken off your bill.
Michael’s On East & Michael’s Wine Cellar - Maximum reward $50 per visit.
Michael’s On East Catering – Rewards not accepted.
Michael's at Home pickup - Rewards not accepted.
The Selby House Cafe is excluded from the Loyalty program.
Founded on April 27, 1987, the celebrated Michael’s On East restaurant takes fine dining to another level, offering award-winning cuisine and outstanding service, in an exceptional 1940s supper club atmosphere. Michael’s On East is one of only a handful of restaurants in the nation to be inducted into the Nation’s Restaurant News Fine Dining Hall of Fame, considered the Oscars of the restaurant industry, and received their 30th consecutive AAA Four-Diamond Award in 2020. U.S. Airways Magazine also selected Michael’s On East as an "East Coast Icon", in good company with the ‘21 Club' in New York City.
Michael’s Wine Cellar hosts more than 1,000 international estate and domaine-bottled wines with specialized selections from France, South Africa, Italy, Spain, California, Oregon, Chile, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. Amongst the hundreds of wines from all major wine regions around the world, of note are 200 estate and domaine-bottled wines under $20 as well as collectable vintages and rare Bordeaux wines.
Sarasota’s premier caterer, the Michael’s On East team has been creating memorable culinary experiences for nearly 30 years, from candlelit dinners for two to dazzling receptions for hundreds held at any venue. Your wedding guests will be impressed by the fine cuisine and unsurpassed service offered in Sarasota’s only AAA Four Diamond Award restaurant, candlelight wine cellar and timeless ballroom with its adjacent glass-covered atrium on- premise in Midtown Plaza.
Individual transactions must be at least $10, excluding tax and tip. Points do not expire as long as the account is in active status. Only the member paying the check may be credited with points.
No points may be given on the value of Costco gift cards, paper gift certificates, Connoisseur Club gift cards or Michael’s On East gift cards. Points will ONLY be given on the balance of the bill (before tax and gratuity).
*To qualify for points on catered functions or private party functions held in the restaurant dining rooms, you must be an active Connoisseur Club member prior to booking the party or event. Any private function held in the restaurant with a party of 12 or more persons is considered a catered event. Reward points are NOT valid towards deposits or towards payment in full for catering or private party events. Note: You must be at least 18 years of age in order to participate. Points have no cash value. By completing the membership application, you agree to be bound by the terms and provisions of the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Card program, all of which terms and provisions are subject to change.