4th Annual Sustainable Seafood Dinner – AKA Trash Fish

Date: Sun, August 6, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm 9:30 pm
Location: Louies Modern

Join Edible Sarasota Magazine and 11 of Sarasota’s nationally-renowned chefs at Louies Modern in downtown Sarasota. The 4th Annual Sustainable Seafood Dinner (Formally known as Trash Fish) is a delicious opportunity to taste invasive and underutilized seafood species, learn about the future of sustainable seafood, and connect with leading change makers in the Sarasota culinary community.


3rd Annual Exchange Club Sangria Showdown

Date: August 11th 6-9pm
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location:Renaissance on 9th 1816 9th Street West Bradenton, FL 34205

Area restaurants will compete for the title of Best Sangria. Come taste them all and vote for your favorite. Also, enjoy delicious restaurant hors d’oeuvres and entertainment. There will be winners in the following categories – People’s Choice, Best White, Best Red and Best Hors d’oeuvres.

Participating restaurants:

Anna Maria Oyster Bar * Bonefish Grill * Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Edelweiss Restaurant * Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

Goodfellas Cafe & Winery * Mattison’s * Pier 22

Premier Catering * The Riverside Waterfront Deck

Manatee and Sarasota Exchange Clubs are hosting this event to benefit Family Partnership Center’s mission to strengthen all families and prevent child abuse in at-risk families through Parenting Education and Support.

Rose’ All Day 6-Course Wine-Pairing Dinner

Date: Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Location: Mattison’s Forty-One


What better way to celebrate summer than a light and refreshing all Rose’ wine dinner! Join Chef Paul Mattison for 6 courses of award-winning cuisine and paired with unique Rose’ wines from around the world!

Reservations are required.

$85 ++ Per Person purchase tickets below or call 941-921-3400



Bradenton Blues Festival
Blues Brunch

Date: Sunday December 3rd 2017
Time: Doors open at 10am
Location: Mattison’s City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk

The Bradenton Blues Brunch is Sun., Dec. 3, 2017 at Mattison’s City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk. Doors open at 10 a.m. Brunch includes a seated and served, three-course brunch prepared by award-winning Chef Paul Mattison. Guests will enjoy like music by Damon Fowler and Matt Walker.This event is certain to sell out early to purchase your tickets in advance. it’s the perfect way to wrap up the Bradenton Blues Festival!

$50 per person, ++