The Sarasota-Manatee Originals is offering thousands of dollars in discounted dining certificates.
The sale starts Thursday, June 5
(Sarasota-Manatee, FL) June is the perfect time to try some of the sizzling summer specials at the region’s acclaimed and independently owned restaurants—all members of The Sarasota-Manatee Originals (SMO). Kate Atkin, the organization’s executive director, announced that more than $33,000 in discounted dining certificates at member restaurants will be offered for purchase, beginning Thursday, June 5. This means that $50 certificates sell for $35; $25 certificates will sell for $17.50; $20 certificates sell for $14; and $15 certificates will sell for $11. Discounted dining certificates are available online only at: www.dineoriginal.com. After purchase, the certificates can be printed and used immediately.
“Now there’s no reason to skimp or skip the appetizer,” says Atkin. “These summer discounts are our way of saying thank you to all of the residents who stay with us throughout the summer season.” She reminds foodies that because quantities are limited, it’s best to visit the site early in the morning on June 5.
“Set your alarms because certificates can sell out in hours or even minutes of becoming available,” says Atkin.
For more information, call 365-2800 or visit www.dineoriginal.com.
About the Sarasota-Manatee Originals
The Sarasota-Manatee Originals is a not-for-profit trade organization founded in 2003. Together, more than 50 locally-owned, independent restaurants throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties work collaboratively to celebrate and promote the creative cuisine of the region, from unique quick service eateries and waterfront family restaurants to award-winning fine dining establishments. Passionate member restaurateurs work together to produce community events, optimize cooperative marketing efforts and develop synergistic partnerships among members as they focus on preserving the culinary heritage of the region. With more Florida Trend and Zagat top-scoring restaurants within a 20-mile radius of downtown Sarasota than any other area in the Florida, the Sarasota-Manatee Originals is dedicated to sharing the area’s vibrant culinary scene with the world. For more information, call 365-2800 or visit www.dineoriginal.com.