Hospitality

Golf Club Names New Executive Chef

Bradenton's Concession Golf Club recently hired Peter LaMontagna to oversee its culinary program.

11/08/2018 By Staff

Food

Construction Company Finishes Restaurant Remodel

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently overhauled the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Venice.

11/05/2018 By Staff

People's choice

Lila Ranked One of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America

The Sarasota restaurant was one of four eateries in Florida to make the list.

10/25/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Transportation

Port Manatee Sets New Record for Cargo Handling

Port Manatee recently set a new annual record for cargo handling at the facility, reaching a new high of 9.3 million tons during its most recent fiscal year.

10/17/2018 By Staff

Food

New Restaurant and Event Space Coming to Downtown

Sage is scheduled to open later this year in the former home of Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Food

Restaurant Chain Publishing New Cookbook

The Sarasota-based restaurant chain First Watch is releasing its first cookbook, Yeah, It's Fresh, on Monday, Nov. 5.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Finance

Food Bank Selects New Chief Accounting Officer

All Faiths Food Bank recently hired Michael Ziebell for a newly created position.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Retail

Some Sarasota Farmers Market Vendors Moving Temporarily

The Sarasota Farmers Market is temporarily shifting its setup to accommodate construction of The Mark.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Goes to Support Nonprofit's Culinary Training Program

Loveland Center's Hearty Kitchen Academy is designed to teach, train and help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities find employment.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Anna Maria Island Resort Names Three New Executives

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club recently hired Christopher Hunter, Noland Dunnan and Vincent Isbell.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Food

New Commercial Kitchen Space Opens

Metz Culinary Management's new Culinary Center serves corporate dining clients, charitable initiatives, schools and more.

08/13/2018 By Staff

Drink

Self-Serve Wine and Beer Bar Opening Soon

Grand Cru Wine Bar, a self-serve wine and craft beer bar, is opening soon at 1528 Main St., Sarasota.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Food

Former Popeyes Executive Joins First Watch

The University Park-based restaurant chain First Watch recently hired Mel Hope as its new chief financial officer.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Food

New Lucky's Market Coming to Venice

The Colorado-based supermarket chain Lucky's Market plans to open a new store in Venice within the next two years.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Menu makeover

Goodbye Tea House, Hello Eatery 84

New owners have transformed The Tea House into an upscale restaurant.

07/18/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

New Eats

Plans for New Lakewood Ranch Restaurant Announced

Grove will fill the Main Street vacancy left by Polo Grill and Bar.

07/18/2018 By Audrey Warne

Food

New Palmetto Supermarket Opens

Detwiler's Farm Market is opening its new location in Palmetto at 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 18.

07/17/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

New Hotel Names Executive Chef

The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy, set to open this fall, recently hired Jason Patterson as its executive chef.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Meals on Wheels Names New Board Members, Officer

Meals on Wheels of Sarasota recently added Debra Douglas, Ralph Hall and Jim Hastings to its board and named Jody Maxwell treasurer.

06/29/2018 By Staff

Retail

Fourth of July Cookout and Picnic Spending Will Top $6.9 Billion

That’s down from last year’s estimated $7.1 billion in spending, according to new survey results.

06/26/2018 By Staff