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Special Offers for GCCC Members this Summer!

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Wine Lovers Thursdays!
Save BIG on wine bottles with 50% off on more than 350 offerings. Valid each Thursday during lunch and dinner at Michael's On East. 

DOUBLE POINTS at Michael's Wine Cellar

Shop in-store to earn double points every Saturday from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

DOUBLE POINTS at Michael's On East

Earn double points on dining during lunch and dinner on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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GCCC Summer Specials!

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Be Rewarded For Your Good Taste! 

Michael’s On East partners with Admiral Travel for the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club (GCCC), an exclusive lifestyle rewards program. Members reap the benefits on everything from luxury travel to fine wine and cuisine. Why not get rewarded for your good taste?

Being a member of the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club has year-round benefits, but summertime is especially sweet. We’re offering specials in both Michael’s Wine Cellar and Michael’s On East throughout the entire summer! 

Not a GCCC member? Sign up here. 


 Special Offers This Summer

 Wine Lovers Thursdays

Save BIG on wine bottles with 50% off on more than 350 offerings. Valid each Thursday during lunch and dinner at Michael’s on East. Exclusively available for Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club members!

 

Double Points in Michael’s Wine Cellar

Shop in-store to earn double points on Saturdays from 10am-6pm.

 

Double Points at Michael’s On East

Earn DOUBLE points on dining during lunch and dinner on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

 


Special Restaurant Experiences This Summer

Epicurean Adventures

Explore exotic food and wine destinations! Enjoy $38.95 three-course themed dinners, Monday-Saturday, and $19.95 two-course lunches, Monday-Friday. These popular menus always change monthly.

 

City Lite Lunches

Globally-inspired healthy lunch options to deLITE your palate and spirit, all under 600 calories! Perfect for the mid-week business power lunch, or those that crave something LITE and fresh. Monday-Friday, 11:30am-2pm.

 

Happy Hour in the Lounge

Enjoy $7 featured wines, beers, and cocktails from 5-7pm Tuesday-Saturday, plus extended hours until 9 pm on Mondays benefiting local non-profit organizations. And don’t forget our Lounge menu is full of delicious apps and snacks that pair perfectly with our featured drinks!

 

Lobster Pot Fridays

Celebrate the start of the weekend with a Michael’s On East classic – Lobster Pot Friday! Enjoy a 1 ¼ lb. Maine lobster with mussels, clams, potatoes, and corn on the cob. Only $38.95 per person. Available every Friday night.

 

Monthly Wine Tastings At Michael’s Wine Cellar

Enjoy a casual, relaxing Saturday afternoon and discover 40+ fabulous wines at Michael’s Wine Cellar’s monthly Open House, a wine tasting experience with light bites offered. Admission is $10 per person. Advance RSVP not required. Event from 2-4pm.

Upcoming Open House Wine Tastings: 

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Special Offers for GCCC Members this Summer!

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Wine Lovers Thursdays!
Save BIG on wine bottles with 50% off on more than 350 offerings. Valid each Thursday during lunch and dinner at Michael's On East.

DOUBLE POINTS at Michael's Wine Cellar
Shop in-store to earn double points every Saturday from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

DOUBLE POINTS at Michael's On East
Earn double points on dining during lunch and dinner on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
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Take Flight with Michael's this Summer!

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Introducing Michael's Wine Flights, available starting on June 17. Featuring 3 sample sized glasses of wine, a different fun theme each week and 3 small bites to match up!

Who doesn't love a good flight?

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Specialty Dinners & Wine Tastings at Michael's Wine Cellar

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Glenmorangie Scotch Dinner
Monday, June 17 at 6:30 PM
$125/person (includes a full sized bottle of Glenmorangi 18-year-old to take home!)
Reserve your spot here
Open House Wine Tasting
Saturday, June 8 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM
$10/person (earn double points on purchases made during the open house!)
Register ahead of time here
 
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Travel around the world with Michael's this June. No passport necessary!

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We all love traveling. There’s sight-seeing, meeting new people, endless amounts of photos, but the best part of all (in our humble opinion) is the opportunity to explore new foods. Traveling somewhere new opens your eyes and taste buds to a whole new range of flavor profiles and ingredients that you would have otherwise missed out on.

If you’re itching for your next international adventure, visit Michael’s On East this June. We’re bringing dishes from around the world together on one menu. Discover new foods from exotic destinations such as France, Thailand, and Brazil.

Our Epicurean "World Tour" menu is handcrafted to give our guests the experience of traditional meals with a Michael’s On East twist. Whether you are looking for something familiar or want to venture into the delicious unknown, this menu will give you an international culinary experience you won’t forget. Earn DOUBLE POINTS on the Savor Sarasota menu on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays!

View the full menu --> here

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DESSERT RECIPE FROM MICHAEL'S PASTRY CHEF RAY LAJOIE

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Allow us to introduce you to one of the newest - and "sweetest" - members of the Michael's On East culinary team. Pastry Chef Ray Lajoie recently took over the reins of the operation's busy in-house Pastry Shop and made his Suncoast View debut sporting his new Michael's On East chef coat last week on ABC 7! 

Click here to view the recipe he has prepared for the April 2019 Epicurean Adventure: Balsamic & Port Pear Frangipane Tart 

This announcement is also bittersweet as Michael and Phil bid special thanks to former Pastry Chef Catherine Tighe and her husband Mike who often worked alongside her for more than a decade. Thanks, Catherine and Mike, for your creativity, dedication and hard work and congratulations on your retirement! 

VIEW THE COMPLETE TART RECIPE

 

 

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NEW EXHIBITION AT SELBY GARDENS & INSPIRED MENUS

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As the exclusive culinary partner of Selby Gardens, the Michael's team can't wait for the opening of a new exhibition highlighting the essential role of botanicals in achieving the artist’s vision of the exotic. 
 
Together with lush displays of tropical plants in the conservatory and gardens, Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise features ten of the artist’s original dramatic woodcut prints and wood engravings, photographs showcasing Tahiti during the time of his travels, historic maps as well as visual materials that shaped his work. The special exhibition is scheduled for February 10 - June 30, 2019, and you can be sure the program has inspired new tropical dishes at the Selby House Cafe by Michael's On East!
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City Lite Lunch

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Enjoy modern, global cuisine throughout the year while sticking to your New Year’s resolution with the City Lite lunch menu at Michael’s On East. This creative approach to healthy eating delights your palate, body and soul with six globally-inspired, modern lunches under 600 calories. These high protein, keto-friendly dishes, packed with fresh fruits and veggies, will make your diet meal plan or lifestyle shift simply delectable!

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Greek Epicurean Adventure through August 31

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This month's Epicurean Adventure showcases flavors of the Mediterranean in the Restaurant. Make reservations now to experience Michael's Greek Epicurean Adventure.


Two-Course Lunch: $19.95 ~ Monday - Friday
Three-Course Dinner: $38.95 ~ Monday - Saturday


(Next month we'll be "traveling" to Thailand, from the comfort of your favorite table at Michael's On East!)
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May Menu: Moroccan Epicurean Adventure

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Take a virtual journey to another world at Michael's On East! Coriander, cumin, curry and other seasonings combine to create refined flavors, with just the right touch of 'spice' as part of Chef Jamil's Moroccan Epicurean Adventure through the month of May. 

Enjoy this specialty three-course dinner menu for $38.95 per person. A two-course lunch offering includes a choice of entrée and dessert for $19.95 per person. 

Also take advantage of hand-selected wine pairings for $8 per glass or $15 for the pairing. Click here to view the complete monthly menu. Epicurean Adventure menus are NOT available on holidays including Mother's Day. The Restaurant & Wine Cellar will be closed on Memorial Day.
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Michael's Gourmet Food Truck at Selby Gardens: Food Factory

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It's back! Michael's gourmet food truck recently returned to Selby Gardens in celebration of 
Warhol: Flowers in the Factory. The Gardens' special exhibition explores the surprising, and little examined, role of nature in Andy Warhol's art and life. Click here for details about the immersive exhibition, on view exclusively at Selby Gardens through June 30, 2018.

In addition to a new themed menu at the Selby House Cafe by Michael's On East, the Michael's team has reinvented its gourmet food truck, now nicknamed Food Factory, located in front of the Payne Mansion within Selby Gardens. Open 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. daily, members and visitors of attraction are invited to enjoy sandwiches, Nathan's hot dogs, soups, pastries, cookies and other snacks from the Food Factory.
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Epicurean Adventure to Tuscany in the Restaurant

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$18.95 Two-Course Lunch
$38.95 Three-Course Dinner

The Michael's On East culinary team has met their monthly challenge yet again as we welcome 2018 with an Epicurean Adventure to Tuscany! Offering monthly menus inspired by the world's most exotic food and wine meccas, the Restaurant's Epicurean Adventure this January will present a culinary experience inspired by one of Italy's favorite famed regions: Tuscany.  

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City Lite Lunch: Six Dishes Under 600 Calories

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Espresso-Rubbed Yellowfin Tuna 
Roasted Golden Beets, Edamame, Hearts of Palm, Campari Tomatoes, Artisan Baby Lettuces & Rice Wine Vinaigrette, Drizzled with Ginger- Scallion Emulsion (496 Calories)


New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, yet so often we find ourselves slipping back into old habits, including lifestyle/diet decisions. So isn't it great when you can make a delicious decision which allows you to stick to a healthy dietary program?! 

If your annual promise to yourself has anything to do with your waistline or simply eating cleaner, we'd like to offer some fabulous lunch dishes which will revolutionize the way you feel about "eating healthy."

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Holiday Reservations in the Restaurant

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A holiday menu-offering favorite signature dishes and inspired global fare-is offered on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. 

Click here for online reservations for these special holidays at Michael's On East!

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South African Epicurean Adventure: Featured Recipe from Londolozi

GIANT LONDOLOZI LOGO VERTICAL PRINTInspired by the bi-annual Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club journeys to South African, and celebrating this week's Safari Sarasota festivities, Michael's On East will feature South African Epicurean Adventure lunch and dinner menus throughout November. 

$18.95 Two-Course Lunch
$38.95 Three-Course Dinner

Click here to view the featured menus.  Special thanks to Londolozi Game Reserve culinary team for sharing their prized Cape Malay recipes! 

(Please note: Epicurean Adventure menus are not available on holidays including Thanksgiving.)

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Thai Epicurean Adventure Continues through August 31

IMG 3298The Michael's On East culinary team met their monthly challenge yet again! Offering monthly menus inspired by the world's most exotic food and wine meccas, the Restaurant's Epicurean Adventure this August will present a culinary experience inspired by Thailand. Click here to view the Thai Epicurean Adventure lunch ($19.95) and dinner ($39.95) menus.
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Caribbean Epicurean Adventure Begins July 5

Each Month, as Michael's On East Culinary team is challenged to design a menu inspired by the world's most exotic food CaribbeanCuisine 400x400and wine meccas, wine specialists at Michael's Wine Cellar work diligantly to hand-pick the perfect red and white wine pairings for the Restaurant's Epicurean Adventures. (These featured lunch and dinner menus change monthly at Michael's On East!) 

As we prepare for our July 2017 Caribbean Epicurean  Adventure, the Michael's team considered the distinct flavors of Caribbean cuisine as they selected the perfecy wine pairings.

Click here for details and the featured July menu, which begin on Wednesday, July 5th.

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