SARASOTA’S TOP CHEF PAUL MATTISON ANNOUNCES NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY AT THE VAN WEZEL LIVE DANCE MUSIC FROM REVERAND BERRY & THE FUNKTASTIC SOUL SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2016 STARTING AT 8 PM

Sarasota, FL – (Nov. 14, 2016) – Top Chef Paul Mattison has announced his award-winning catering company will host Sarasota’s hottest New Year’s Eve Party at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall to help ring in 2017. The celebration will be held inside the Van Wezel’s Grand Foyer with live entertainment by Reverend Barry & The Funktastic Soul.. The “always in demand” eight-piece funk & soul, high-energy plays only the most popular dance hits by well-loved artists like Earth Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Kool & the Gang, James Brown & more.

The New Year’s Eve event will rock Sarasota on Saturday, December 31, 2016 starting at 8 pm and spread across the Van Wezel Grand Foyer, Waterfront Lawn and Terrace. The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is located at 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236. Tickets are available: www.eventbrite.com/e/sarasota-new-years-eve-party-tickets-29223743002.

General Admission Tickets are on sale now and begin at $30 for admission only. A cash bar and food stations will be available in order for guests to purchase cocktails and food items.

VIP Tickets are $85 and include a buffet by Mattison’s, a champagne toast at midnight, premium VIP seating and party favors.

All guests will ring in the New Year with live stream video of New York City’s Times Square celebration.

MATTISON’S HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS:

Mattison’s Forty-One restaurant features The Galleria, an elegant private dining room and tropical terrace seating up to 100 people, which may be the perfect location for any intimate family or holiday event. For a fully serviced and catered holiday gathering at home, Mattison’s Catering Company is prepared, experienced, and ready to cater your family’s dinner, in your home, or at one of our in-house private dining rooms. Mattison’s Catering, 7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231 • tel 941.921.3400 • www.mattisons.com. Mattison’s offers a variety of holiday menus for small or large parties.

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