swordfish islandphotography_002The Beachhouse will host a Farm to Fork Specialty dinner as part of the West Coast's Inaugural Tour d' Agri-Culture, Oct. 24 6:30-9:30. The Beachhouse Farm to Fork dinner will feature five courses highlighting fresh, local produce from their own farms, Gamble Creek and 3 Boys, along with Gulf to table seafood expertly prepared by Chef Will Manson all in the beautiful gulfside setting of the newly renovated Beachhouse Restaurant. Chef Will and owner Ed Chiles will host the event describing each of the 5 courses explaining how they are locally sourced as well as the tasteful features and healthy benefits of each dish. Lola wine varietals will be served to compliment each course. Cost for the event is $75 inclusive. Seats are limited and may be reserved by contacting Caryn Hodge at chodge@chilesgroup.com or by calling 941-778-8705. Treat your taste buds to this special night! They deserve it!
gardens5yaldaAs part of the inaugural Tour d' Agri-Culture and Eat Local Week events this September 27 - November 21, Pine Avenue and the Sandbar Restaurant will be hosting a unique event called the Garden Tour and Taste. This sensory experience will include a walking tour of the Pine Avenue Edible Gardens and a tasting lunch at the Sandbar Restaurant. The cost is $30.00 inclusive with event proceeds benefitting the All Island Denominations Roser Food Pantry. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Caryn Hodge at 941-713-3105 or chodge@chilesgroup.com or on the day of the event, although RSVP's are appreciated. Tours will take place on October 23 and November 13, 10:30am-1:30pm. The tour will begin at 10:30am at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive in the city of Anna Maria. The one hour tour will be led by renowned native plant expert and designer, Mike Miller. Tour attendees will then join Sandbar owner, Ed Chiles at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Avenue, where he will describe each course as attendees are treated to a multi course tasting of items showcasing produce freshly picked from the Pine Avenue gardens, best of class products from the farms Chiles owns and fresh, local seafood from our Gulf waters. For more information or to purchase tickets contact chodge@chilesgroup.

Holiday Gift Card Sale Coming Soon!

October 2, 2014

The Sandbar, BeacHhouse and Mar Vista Holiday Gift Card Sale will start November 1st. Get a FREE Gift Card equal to 25% of your total gift card purchase. Purchase at least $50 in gift cards to receive offer. If you buy $100 in Gift Cards you will receive a complimentary gift card equaling $25.00. Give them as […]

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Anna Maria Island Trail of Treats

October 2, 2014

Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce “Trail of Treats” Friday, October 31st 3:15 PM-7:00 PM or until all the candy is gone Meet at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach at 3:15 pm for the kiddie costume contest ages 0-12and get your map of over 50 participating businesses island wide. Call 941-778-1541 for […]

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Sarasota Bay Watch Fishing Line Clean-Up

October 2, 2014

Join Mar Vista in the upcoming annual fishing line cleanup. Volunteer today! The entanglement risks and health hazards posed by fishing line, tackle, plastics and other man-made objects are ever-present and growing.  Volunteer to participate in our annual fishing line cleanup Saturday, October 4th. Your participation in events like these and your support of Sarasota Bay Watch makes […]

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Ed’s Corner October 2014

October 2, 2014

Welcome Fall The dog days of summer are slowly fading away and the much anticipated fall weather is so close you can feel it in the air. By October we have all had enough of the heat. Some years the storms are threatening …….knock on wood so far this year. With the fall weather comes […]

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Countdown to Stone Crabs

October 2, 2014

The countdown to the most anticipated Florida delicacy is on…Stone Crabs! Stone Crab season opens October 15th. These crabs are fresh, succulent, sweet and delicious. Caught from local waters by our 30 year plus veteran crabber and fisherman, Captain Anthony Manali, all three of our restaurants will be serving this Florida treat. You can eat them hot […]

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