Michael’s On East has been recognized in Florida Trend’s December 2013 issue and on FloridaTrend.com as a member of the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame, chosen amongst thousands of restaurants in Florida.
Florida Trend’s annual Golden Spoon Awards, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, honors Florida’s best restaurants and serves as a valuable consumer dining guide.
“We are proud to be recognized with this distinction, along with several other Sarasota-Manatee Original independent restaurants this year,” said Michael Klauber, co-proprietor of Michael’s On East. “From unique quick service eateries and waterfront family restaurants to award-winning fine dining establishments such as Michael’s On East, we are so fortunate to boast such a vibrant culinary scene. Our entire Michael’s On East team is honored with our Golden Spoon Hall of Fame membership.”
Michael’s On East has enjoyed a long-standing Golden Spoon status, with 2013 marking the 22nd year the Sarasota restaurant has been recognized as part of Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Awards. Restaurants that have received Golden Spoon Awards year after year are considered for the Hall of Fame, the highest honor Florida Trend can bestow on a Florida restaurant.
About Michael’s On East
Michael’s On East was founded on April 27, 1987. Located at 1212 East Avenue South in Midtown Plaza, the iconic restaurant is open for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, open for dinner 6 p.m. to close Monday through Thursday and 5:30 p.m. to close on Friday and Saturday. The restaurant is closed on Sundays, with the exception of Easter and Mother’s Day each year. The establishment is the winner of the 2009 Fine Dining Hall of Fame, and received their 24th consecutive AAA Four-Diamond Award in 2013. Michael’s On East is a contemporary fine dining restaurant featuring an extraordinary supper club atmosphere, inspired cuisine and an intimate piano bar. Michael’s On East Catering is Sarasota’s premiere caterer creating memorable events from candlelit dinners for two to dazzling galas for 1,000. Michael’s Wine Cellar hosts more than 1,000 International estate-bottled wines including more than 200 domaine wines under $20, boutique spirits and craft beers. Michael’s Wine Cellar is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 941-366-0007 or visit www.bestfood.com.