Sarasota, FL (Monday, January 16, 2017) – C’est La Vie Shoppes at University Town Center (UTC) announces a romantic four-course “prix-fixe” dinner for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 5pm. The special Four-Course Dinner with a Champaign Toast at C’est La Vie UTC is $55 plus tax and gratuity and includes: 1) Amuse Bouche – “Terrine of Smoked Salmon” with dill served with a Glass of Pipper Sonoma Brut; 2) Appetizer – “Mango and Peanut Crab Salad” served with a coulis of mango; 3) Entrée – “Tresse de Poisson” (grouper and salmon), julienne de légumes – leeks, carrots, and celery root; 4) Dessert – “Blueberry and Raspberries Millefeuille” with mascarpone cream. Three French wines are hand-selected for guests wanting to experience a “Wine-Pairing” with dinner and is available for $20. The evening also offers live music by a violin and piano duo. Reservations are limited and can be made by calling 941.355.2323.
C’est La Vie is an authentic French restaurant, bakery, and café located in downtown Sarasota. Christophe and Geraldine Coutelle created C’est La Vie Downtown Sarasota in 1997 after moving to the US that same year. Their second location, C’est La Vie Shoppes at UTC opened in August 2016 and is their first franchise. C’est La Vie is an award-winning and popular location with indoor and outdoor dining, open for breakfast, lunch until 5pm, and dinner from 5pm. Praised by Condé Nast Traveler in 2016, C’est La Vie received national attention for its crêpes and fresh croissants. C’est La Vie Sarasota is open Monday through Tuesday 7:30am- 6pm, and Wednesday through Saturday 7:30am-9:30pm. C’est La Vie, Shoppes at UTC is a franchise partnership run by Myriam and Jean Dandonneau from France and offers breakfast, Sunday Brunch, lunch, and dinner. C’est La Vie, Shoppes at UTC is open Monday through Tuesday from 8:30am to 5pm, Wednesday through Saturday from 8:30am to 9pm, and Sunday from 8:30am through 3:30pm. The Coutelle’s also own and operate another restaurant, Lolita Tartine, in the Rosemary District in downtown Sarasota. Lolita Tartine is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers an eclectic mix of small plates and hearty meals with French and Moroccan influences in a fun and casual atmosphere and is open Tuesday through Saturday 8:30am to 9:30pm. C’est La Vie Sarasota, 1553 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236 Tel 941.906.9575 • cestlaviesarasota.com. C’est La Vie UTC, 8527 Cooper Creek Boulevard, Bradenton, FL 34201 Tel 941.355.2323 • cestlaviesarasota.com. Lolita Tartine, 1419 5th Street, Sarasota, FL 34236 Tel 941.952.3172 • lolitatartine.com.