Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival 2022

Saturday, September 17, 2022
Sarasota Opera House

$75 per person if purchased in advance
$85 per person at the door

Doors Open | 1:00pm
Sarasota Youth Opera Performances | 2:00pm & 3:00pm
Raffle Drawings and Food & Wine Tastings | Ongoing until 4:00pm

Formerly known as Taste of Downtown, the Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival returns with a roster of participating restaurants from across the Sarasota and Manatee region. It's hard to think of a better way to support Sarasota Youth Opera than an afternoon of great food and fabulous wine while enjoying performances from one of the nation's top youth music training programs. Watch this space for a running list of restaurants and specialty food, wine, and coffee shops you can sample during this fun, entertaining, and yummy event!

Event Sponsor
iHeart Radio

Event Supporters
Mariner Wealth Advisors
  99 Bottles  Project Pride Sarasota   Gold Coast Eagle Distributors

Participating Restaurants & Vendors, Raffle Prizes, and Menu Items

Menu items subject to change

99 Bottles - Sarasota
Wine tasting vendor
Raffle Prize: $25 gift certificate
Nautical Gin
Beverage vendor
Bridges Restaurant/Embassy Suites Hotel - Sarasota
Seafood Salad
Raffle Prize: Dinner for 2/$100 value
Nothing Bundt Cakes - Sarasota
Mini Bundts
Raffle Prize: 8'' frosted Bundt ($28 value)
Clasico Italian Chophouse - Sarasota
Opus Restaurant & Lounge - Sarasota
Crostini Caponata
Raffle Prize: $100 Gift Certificate
EVOQ Sarasota/Westin Hotel - Sarasota
Crab Mac & Cheese
Raffle Prize: One night stay at the Westin with dinner for two and a bottle of wine (approx. $600 value)
Overture Restaurant/Art Ovation Hotel - Sarasota
House-made Hummus and Pita
Raffle Prize: $125 Gift Certificate
Five-O Donut Co. - Sarasota
Mini Donuts
Raffle Prize: $50 Gift Certificate
Pier 22 - Bradenton (vegetarian)
Vegie Spring Roles
Raffle Prize: $50 Gift Certificate
Happy Soul - Palmetto (vegan)
Vegan Empanadas/Vegan Jerk Eggrolls
Raffle Prize: $25 Gift Certificate
Rise and Nyes - Sarasota
Ice Cream, Cookies, Coffee
Raffle Prize: $25 Gift Certificate
Jack Dusty Restaurant/Ritz Carlton - Sarasota
Tuna Poke
Selva Grill - Sarasota
Tropical Ceviche
Raffle Prize: $100 Gift Certificate
KOJO - Sarasota
Salmon Tacos
Raffle Prize: $100 Gift Certificate
Tralia - Sarasota
Pasta Bolognese
Raffle Prize: $25 Gift Certificate
Mattison's Forty-One Restaurant and Catering - Sarasota
Raffle Prize: $100 Gift Certificate & Chef Paul Mattison Cookbook
Tsunami Sushi - Sarasota
Tuna Tower & Sushi Roles
Raffle Prize: $150 Gift Certificate
Michael's on East - Sarasota
Brisket Sliders
Raffle Prize: $100 Gift Certificate
Raffle prizes under $100 will be bundled with one or two other items. Raffle tickets $10 for one, $40 for five. Drawing will take place at 3pm on Sept. 17 and winning numbers posted shortly after. Must be present to win.