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Greg Campbell, Darcy Arpke, Executive Director Sarah Firstenberger, Michael Klauber, Beth Owen-Cipielewski, Nikki Logan Curran and Liza Kubik

Sarasota-Manatee Originals celebrates 15 years

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Greg Campbell, Darcy Arpke, Executive Director Sarah Firstenberger, Michael Klauber, Beth Owen-Cipielewski, Nikki Logan Curran and Liza Kubik

Jason Samson and Abby Hincker

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Jason Samson and Abby Hincker

Rob Lewis, Harriett Hritz and Emma Kate Silvestri

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Rob Lewis, Harriett Hritz and Emma Kate Silvestri

Laurie Schroder and Britt Rader

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Laurie Schroder and Britt Rader

A word search for the original restaurant names was set up.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

A word search for the original restaurant names was set up.

DJ David Curran spins the disk.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

DJ David Curran spins the disk.

The evening celebrated the Sarasota-Manatee Originals 15th anniversary.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

The evening celebrated the Sarasota-Manatee Originals 15th anniversary.

Monique and Chris Budelman

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Monique and Chris Budelman

Desserts by Gray set out an array of decorative desserts.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Desserts by Gray set out an array of decorative desserts.

The drink of the night was the Kiss of a Rose cocktail.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

The drink of the night was the Kiss of a Rose cocktail.

The new Grove restaurant in Lakewood Ranch served shrimp Louis gazpaeho shooters.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

The new Grove restaurant in Lakewood Ranch served shrimp Louis gazpaeho shooters.

Hello Gorgeous brought a photobooth with customized props.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Hello Gorgeous brought a photobooth with customized props.

Javo Rodriguez and Zach Gilliland from S-Art-Q made customized napkins for guests.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Javo Rodriguez and Zach Gilliland from S-Art-Q made customized napkins for guests.

The napkins were painted with the Eat Like a Local logo.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

The napkins were painted with the Eat Like a Local logo.

Mardino Bello, Maurizio Colucci and Michelle Teeter

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Mardino Bello, Maurizio Colucci and Michelle Teeter

TigerLilly decorated the New Pass Room with tropical pieces.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

TigerLilly decorated the New Pass Room with tropical pieces.

Jennifer Simms and Amanda Chandler

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Jennifer Simms and Amanda Chandler

Gino Calleja, executive chef at the Siesta Key Oyster Bar, dusts porcini on his filet mignon.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Gino Calleja, executive chef at the Siesta Key Oyster Bar, dusts porcini on his filet mignon.

Madison Lazo, Erin Hunter and Ray Collins

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Madison Lazo, Erin Hunter and Ray Collins

Executive Director Sarah Firstenberger addresses the audience.

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018 |

Executive Director Sarah Firstenberger addresses the audience.

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