|SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2017) Brunch on the Bay, one of the most anticipated social events of the year, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
This year’s Brunch will feature 19 of the region’s finest restaurants and food and beverage companies, in addition to a group of students and faculty from the College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership.
Speakers include USF System President Dr. Judy Genshaft, USFSM Interim Regional Chancellor Dr. Terry Osborn, USF Foundation CEO Joel Momberg and USFSM student Jaime Hernandez Carranza. Roger Frazee and Diana Michel are this year’s Brunch co-chairs.
Since 1994, Brunch on the Bay has been USFSM’s premiere social event, providing more $1.3 million to the university endowment and generating more than $1 million in direct college scholarships, including to first-generation students who are the first in their families to attend college.
All of this is made possible through hundreds of generous individual and corporate donations made through ticket purchases, table sponsorships and direct gifts. The brunch, itself, occurs under a white tent amid the splendor of USFSM’s scenic campus on North Tamiami Trail.
This year’s restauranteurs are already hard at work, so please come and join us for an afternoon of fun, food and giving to a worthy cause.
Tickets are still available, but this event is nearly sold out. To purchase tickets, contact Andrea Stephens at (941) 359-4737 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit usfsm.edu/brunch/.
This year’s participating vendors are:
The Beach House Restaurant
Bird Rock Taco Shack
Cakes by Ron
Darwin Evolutionary Cuisine
Doobie’s Southern Kitchen
Fête Catering & Ballroom
Gold Coast Eagle Distributing
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant
Mattison’s Restaurants & Catering
Mojos Real Cuban
Morton’s Gourmet Market
Sea Breeze Coffee & Tea
Sophie’s at Saks Fifth Avenue
Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine
USFSM College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership
|About USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM)
USF Sarasota-Manatee is a regional campus of the University of South Florida system, offering the prestige of a nationally ranked research university with the convenience of a hometown location, including classes in Manatee and Sarasota counties, Venice and online. Separately accredited, USFSM is ideal for those interested in pursuing a baccalaureate or master’s degree, professional certification, or continuing education credit in a small, personal setting with distinguished faculty and a dynamic curriculum of more than 40 academic programs. Website: www.usfsm.edu.