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17 Restaurants to Make “A Taste of Sarasota DOWNTOWN” a Tasty Affair

17 Restaurants to Make “A Taste of Sarasota DOWNTOWN” a Tasty Affair

| Laura Bell Adams |

A Taste of Sarasota DOWNTOWN” will feature the culinary delights of at least 17 Downtown Sarasota Eateries when it takes place at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts on Wednesday, July 17th from 5-8 p.m.

This Event features at least 17 of Sarasota’s delicious eateries, including The Melting Pot, Drunken Poet, Hotel Indigo’s h20 Bistro, Raffurty’s, SoFresh, Clasico Café & Bar, Burns Court Bistro, Evie’s Downtown, Duval’s Seafood, Element Mediterranean Grill, PBnT, Blasé Bistro, Tamiami Tap, Amore Restaurant, Social Eatery, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Rico’s Pizzeria & Pasta House and the Hyatt Regency’s own Restaurant.

Throughout the evening, every 20 minutes or so, ““A Taste of Sarasota DOWNTOWN” will be raffling off gift certificates from all the participating restaurants benefiting our 4 local Charities that we support with this one benefiting SRQ Vets & Operation Rubic helping our local Veterans get the care they need.



“A Taste of Sarasota DOWNTOWN” is hosted by local entrepreneur Donna Powell, owner of Powell Promotion. Powell says, “It’s a pleasure to work with the Sarasota Sally Dining Club & Sarasota Sally, Vivian Kehrer, who brings in the participating Restaurants and Lisa Johnson, co-owner of Jazzy Dogs Publishing, who does our Sales & Marketing.” Powell said she is expecting more than 300 people to check out the tempting appetizers and scrumptious dishes the restaurants will be preparing.

“The restaurants always outdo themselves every year. The food is just amazing and the variety is out of this world,” Powell said. The Hyatt Regency will be providing a separate cash bar serving alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages as well.

Powell said ““A Taste of Sarasota DOWNTOWN” could not thrive without the support of its sponsors including our PLATINUM Sponsor, iHeart Media’s Family of radio stations including 107.9 Suncoast’s Greatest Hits, Z100 Classic Rock, CTQ 92.1 Country and KISS FM 103.9 radio.”

“A Taste of Sarasota DOWNTOWN” is also one of the most affordable events in the area at $15 per person “Early Bird” Ticket Pricing and $20 at the door for “All The Tastes You Can Eat!” To purchase “Early Bird” Tickets at just $15, please go to the event FB page.

Photo from A Taste of Sarasota Downtown.

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