State College of FL
Diamonds are Forever


Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm

Mattison’s is proud to announce we will be cartering State College of FL Diamonds are Forever Event.

2017 The Longest Table
WUSF’s Signature Event


Location: Downtown St. Petersburg
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM

WUSF Public Media Presents The Longest Table. Our spring fundraiser showcases prix fixe menus from the area’s finest restaurants. Join us April 6th for this epicurean experience right down the middle of Bayshore Drive, St. Pete. The party continues at the Museum of Fine Arts with friends from WUSF Public Media and the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg.


Skate Wing
Black Opal Platinum Caviar, preserved lemon caper brown butter, spaghetti squash latke, asparagus, fire roasted scallion creme fraiche
Duck Confit
goat cheese en croute, bed of frisse and arugula salad, honey truffle figs, blood orange vinaigrette
Petite Bison Filet
porcini dusted, wild mushroom confit, asparagus, truffle mashed potatoes, black garlic aioli
Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Bomb
crispy cookie base, dark chocolate mousse, candied hazelnuts, bittersweet chocolate shell, frangelico anglaise
Wines will be paired with each course.


27th Annual Florida
Winefest & Auction


Location: Bayfront, Sarasota, FL
Dates: April 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2017


27th Annual Florida
Winefest & Auction
Banquet on the Block


Date: Friday, April 7, 2017
Time: Starts @ 6:30pm

Mattison’s are proud sponsors of the Florida Food & Wine Fest Banquet on The Block.

Join us for one of Florida Winefest’s most celebrated culinary events. The elegant dining table stretches down Lemon Avenue perfectly dressed and seats 200 people. A true food and wine experience you don’t want to miss! Sip and savor a stellar selection of wines from our participating wineries and mingle with friends before taking your place at the longest table in Sarasota. Your taste buds will dance as you relish savory dishes presented by one of our participating chefs: Chef Laszlo Bevardi (Salute), Chef Chris Covelli (Founder of Culinary Creations & Entertainment), Pastry Chef Mara Cristiani (Owner of Center Ring Cakes), Chef Paul Mattison (Mattison’s Forty-One) and Chef Sam Ray (Tsunami).

27th Annual Florida
Winefest & Auction
Grand Tasting
Brunch & Charity Auction


Date: Saturday April 8th, 2017
Time: Brunch: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm | Auction: 1:30 pm

Mattison’s proudly sponsoring the Florida Winefest Auctions Grand Tasting, Brunch & Charity Auction.

The Grand Tasting will feature wines from more than 50 wineries. Rub elbows with host vintners and knowledgeable winery representatives as they pour their best vintages and most sought-after wines. Select appetizer portions of signature dishes from favorite local restaurants during brunch from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Following brunch, the afternoon continues with the charity auction. Bid on wines, lavish dinners, adventure travel, jewelry and more.

27th Annual Florida
Winefest & Auction
Wine on the Water
at the Van Wezel


Date: Sunday April 9, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Sunday afternoon is the perfect time for a casual, alfresco wine tasting on the waterfront under the Winefest tent. Don’t miss this last opportunity to taste a huge selection of wines poured by our valued volunteers. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon while listening to the tunes of the magical, bluesy, jazzy Kat Crosby Band. Delicious food is available for purchase from BulGoGi Sarasota, and Mother Truckin Good Food Trucks.  A new addition to our event, students from the Ringling School of Art will be participating showcasing and selling their art and paintings.  Please note: No one under the age of 21, baby strollers or four-legged family members are permitted under the tasting tent.

You are invited to enjoy the venue and music outside of the Tasting Tent at no charge, however, to gain access to the Tasting Tent, a ticket must be purchased. Beverages and food will be available for purchase. No coolers please.


King Estate Wine Pairing Dinner


Date: Thursday, April 6TH

Time:  6:30 PM – 9 PM

Take part in the ongoing celebration of exceptional food, wine and culinary pleasure at one of Sarasota’s beloved restaurants, Mattison’s Forty-One. Award-winning Chef Paul Mattison and his culinary team will prepare a sumptuous multi-course dinner to satisfy the most discriminating palate, complemented by wines from Oregon’s King Estate Winery as presented by David Baricevic. Don’t miss this exceptional dining experience.

Winemaker Dinner

Welcome David Baricevic!

King Estate “Domaine”, Pinot Gris,

Willamette Valley, Oregon

Black Truffle Honey & Fig Brie en Croute

over Sweetgrass arugula, lemon vinaigrette

North by Northwest, Chardonnay,

Columbia Valley, Washington

Citrus Marinated Grilled Hamachi Sashimi

dungenous crab dynamite, nectarine ponzu,

butterscotch cashews

King Estate “Domaine”, Pinot Noir,

Willamette Valley, Oregon


herb goat cheese cream, almond parm crumble,

cherry vanilla gastric

King Estate, “Signature” Pinot Noir,

Willamette Valley, Oregon

Bison Petite Tender

black garlic aioli, morel mushroom confit, fiddlehead fern and ramp onion ragu, crisp duck bacon

North by Northwest, “Dessert Riesling”, Columbia Valley, Washington

Pear Frangipane Tart

shortbread crust, almond frangipane, fresh pears,

apricot glaze, toasted almonds

Thank you for supporting

Florida Winefest & Auction!