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The Inaugural Venice Seafood & Music Festival

Source: http://www.mysuncoast.com/dining/the-inaugural-venice-seafood-music-festival/article_66cce040-1ec7-11e7-8a9e-df58e37b85a4.html

WWSB MySuncoast, Apr 11, 2017

"Dates: May 6-7, 2017 Location: Centennial Park, 200 W. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285 Host: Venice MainStreet Hours: Saturday 11 am – 8 pm and Sunday 11 am – 8 pm Admission: FREE

Venice Seafood & Music Festival in Centennial Park in Venice, FL on May 6-7, 2017 Join Venice MainStreet as we host the first inaugural Venice Seafood & Music Festival, a Lovin’ Our Locals event held in Centennial Park on May 6 and 7, 2017.

Hours are both Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm. Admission is free. Grab family and friends and treat yourselves! Experience downtown Venice as you enjoy superlative foods, refreshing drinks and relax to live musical performances on stage!

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Catch The Wave

Venice's favorite Blu' Island Bistro invites you to catch the wave! Here's to all things seafood! We are approaching the 1st Annual Venice Seafood Festival in a few weeks, and are proud to be participating. Chef Alan will craft some delectable seafood dishes you won't soon forget! The Venice Seafood & Music Festival will be taking place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 6-7 in Centennial Park. Come for the excellent food, stay for the music, crafts, and drinks! This will be a fun one, so mark your calendars and don't miss out! Join Blu' Island Bistro for some delicious celebration at the Venice Seafood & Music Festival!

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A Present For Your Presence

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Blu' Island Bistro, a favorite Venice breakfast venue, wants to remind you that just as your presence is a gift to us, we have gifts for you as well! Our new Blu' Island Bistro rewards program earns you points for each visit towards future discounts. We also have gift cards available in any amount through your toasttab.com account, so you can give the gift of Blu'! Stop into our gift shop for some cool Blu' Island swag including t-shirts, hats, and tote bags. Don't forget to pick up some of Chef Alan's signature Hellacious Sauce! At Blu' Island Bistro, we always enjoy seeing you. Give someone the gift of Blu' today and share the joy! We look forward to feeding you!

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We Are Habit Forming

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When you come to Venice's favorite Blu' Island Bistro, be warned: we are habit forming! Chef Alan's delectable creations are so tantalizingly good, you're going to want to try them all. Whether you choose a fresh, fluffy omelet or customized eggs Benedict, our famous corned beef hash, or frittata with fresh seasonal fruit, there are no mediocre choices here at Blu' Island Bistro! Everything at Blu' Island Bistro is prepared to order and hand-crafted with market-fresh ingredients. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your dining experience! Come early and come often. Regular meals with Blu' Island Bistro is a great habit to savor time and time again. We look forward to feeding you!

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No Party Like A Blu' Bistro Party!

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If you've ever had breakfast or lunch with us, you know what makes Blu' Island Bistro a Venice favorite! What could be better than planning your next big party with us, and treating all your guests as well? Blu' Island Bistro offers full-service catering offsite, but for smaller groups, you can rent our space for onsite catering as well! You pick the theme, and leave the decorations and delicious food to us! We love to add those special touches to make your day extra memorable. Chef Alan will craft the perfect custom menu for you and your guests, including any special dietary requests. Here is what a recent client had to say:

"What a fabulous party! Many thanks to Chef Alan for a great menu and presentation...All in all, it was an amazing evening that all guests enjoyed, and Kim's efforts made it a great affair."

Kick your next special occasion up a notch with in-house catering from Blu' Island Bistro. You'll be so glad you did!

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Start Me Up

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Whether you are a morning person or not, we all need a good start to the day. That's why Blu' Island Bistro is a Venice favorite breakfast restaurant! Chef Alan whips up culinary magic in his kitchen, using only the freshest ingredients to start your morning off right. Try mouth-watering banana French toast, fresh, fluffy omelets, or breakfast sandwiches that are so good you'll be telling all your friends about them! But don’t just take our word for it. Here is what some recent guests had to say:

"Excellent for breakfast." "This is one of those 'It's my restaurant and I care about it' places and the service and food quality reflect it...The personal touch really does pay off!" "Breakfast and lunch hidden treasure"

Come see what all the excitement is about and add your own rave review. We aim to please here at Blu' Island Bistro and we can't wait to see you!

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Back to Business

That holiday feeling you get every time you visit Venice's favorite breakfast place, Blu' Island Bistro, doesn't have to end just because you have to go back to work! Corporate catering from Blu' Island Bistro is the perfect way to brighten up your next corporate meeting, business lunch, or office party. Venice commercial catering doesn't get any better than Blu' Island Bistro! Our own Chef Alan loves to craft the perfect dishes for your catering needs, including special diet requests. Bring the mouth-watering catering with the freshest ingredients from Blu' Island Bistro, and you'll bring a meal you and you co-workers won't soon forget! Not all heroes wear capes. Be the office hero with catering from Blu' Island Bistro! Fill out our form online or request more info at (941) 485-8400. We look forward to feeding you!

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Blu' Island Exclusive!

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Take a break from the headlines and enjoy this Blu' Island exclusive! What makes our little café the jewel of Venice, Florida? Our own Chef Alan, of course! Chef Alan Laskowski is originally from Philadelphia, PA, and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. For 7 years he owned and operated his own café in Philadelphia, winning "Best of Philly" awards for several of his dishes. He has also been featured on the Food Network Channel for a Valentine's Cuisine Special. Luckily for us, he now makes his home here in Venice and crafts his culinary magic at Blu' Island Bistro! Chef Alan specializes in fresh global cuisine with a Northern/Philly flare. His dishes aren't simply tasted, they are an experience for all the senses! He even recently kickstarted his own product line, starting with his signature hot sauce. Stop into Blu' Island Bistro today and treat yourself to some Chef Alan exclusive flavors!

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All-Day Breakfast

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Blu' Island Bistro, the jewel of Venice, Florida, is proud to serve mouth-watering all-day breakfast. A meal from Blu' Island is more than just food...it's an event! Our friendly staff and warm atmosphere, combined with Chef Alan's creative culinary delights using the freshest ingredients, adds up to the perfect time, every time! Whether you are a first-timer or a seasoned regular, you're always welcome here at Blu' Island Bistro! Find out why some recent visitors had this to say:

"Every time I visit the food is incredible. Try the specials, they never disappoint." "We fell in love with this little café. The staff is amazing and so is the food." "Such a wonderful breakfast this morning at Blu Island Bistro by Chef Alan!"

If you haven't yet experienced the magic of Blu' Island Bistro, now is the time to remedy this! Discover the feast for the senses that are Blu' Island all-day breakfast. We can't wait to see you!

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The Ultimate Pickup Pick-Me-Up!

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Craving a meal from Venice Florida's favorite breakfast café, Blu' Island Bistro, but don't have time to stop? Want to share the magic of Chef Alan's delectable culinary creations with someone who can't make the trip to our restaurant? Not a problem! Blu' Island Bistro offers online ordering to go! It's fast, it's easy, and you won't find more mouth-watering choices from any other carryout! Simply place your order here during business hours: http://www.leapset.com/order/restaurant/bluisland34285/session/7e6b223d-59dc-4ac5-9254-44d22add861d Select the items you're craving and pickup time and hit the green checkout button. It could not be simpler! Take an amazing picnic to the beach. Take some over to a loved one in the Venice Hospital. Bring some back to the office...just remember to bring enough to share with your coworker. Treat your family to a nice surprise. You can't go wrong with Blu' Island online ordering. Place your order today for the ultimate pickup pick-me-up! We look forward to feeding you!

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What Delicious Luck!

What Delicious Luck!

Venice, Florida's favorite Blu' Island Bistro is offering St. Patrick's day food to go! What delicious luck! Our very own Chef Alan is preparing a portable feast for you and your crew. This traditional Irish fare includes corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, and rolls. Just $12 per person plus tax and this Blu' Island St. Patrick's Day catering-to-go is all yours! Try something new and mouth-watering this year with Blu' Island festive food to go. Simply order by March 13th and pick up your order on Friday, March 17th. Make this St. Patrick's Day your most memorable yet with Blu' Island Bistro catering-to-go! Call (941) 485-8400 to place your order. We look forward to feeding you!

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The Ultimate Catering

The Ultimate Catering Venice

Venice, Florida favorite, Blu' Island Bistro, offers sublime breakfast and lunch fare for our dine-in and takeout customers, but what if you're thinking bigger? You're in luck! Blu' Island Bistro offers unique catering options for everything from private parties, weddings, and community events, to office parties, and corporate catering. Bring us your event, we'll do the rest! Chef Alan loves to design creative menus that perfectly fit your chosen theme, adding special touches to make your event extra special! Blu' Island Bistro offers many levels of catering, from pick-up to on or offsite options, complete with full-service staff if needed! We will take care of setup to cleanup and everything in between. You will not find a more tempting menu with the freshest ingredients for your next special occasion! Special diet requests are happily accommodated, just let us know. Experience the ultimate catering that will be talked about for years to come with Blu' Island Bistro!

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Could This Be Magic?

Could This Be Magic?

One day you were searching for a breakfast place in Venice, Florida. You happened to be wandering by this cute little café, Blu' Island Bistro and decided to stop in. Things get a bit hazy after that. You experienced one of the most incredible meals you've ever had, never dreaming that a simple frittata and mimosa could change you forever. What happened? Could this be magic? We'd like to think so! Blu' Island's own Chef Alan combines the freshest ingredients, often locally-sourced, and crafts culinary magic—combining unique flavors that are a treat for all your senses! You remember marveling at the beautiful presentation of your food, but where did it go? Surely you didn't polish it off already! Nevermind, there's always room for another treat. That seasonal fruit sundae is calling your name! You remember that feeling. You dream about that meal. There's only one thing for it...a return trip to Blu'! Stop in or order online to take with you. Our new rewards program makes every visit worth a little extra. Experience the magic of Blu' Island Bistro!

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Give The Gift Of Blu'!

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Nothing satisfies your foodie friends and loved ones more than a gift card from Venice, Florida favorite...Blu' Island Bistro! Treat someone who comes here often, or give the ultimate gift to someone who has yet to experience the magic of Chef Alan's culinary delights at Blu' Island Bistro. Gift cards are available in any amount and can be sent electronically, or you can come in and pick one up at our location. Add a t-shirt from our gift shop and you're sure to please your recipient! Give the gift of Blu'. Birthdays, graduations...good taste never goes out of style! Buy your Blu' Island Bistro gift cards today.

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Very Important Breakfast

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Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That's why Blu' Island Bistro serves the best breakfasts seven days a week! Venice, Florida's gem, Blu' Island Bistro, has been a local institution and favorite for many years. Chef Alan's culinary creations are as fresh as they are mouth-watering. The only hard part about eating at Blu' Island Bistro is deciding what to choose! From delicious omelets and frittatas to fresh fruit sundaes to our signature French toast and fluffy pancakes, sharing several dishes is often the way to go! Our scrumptious lunch menu offers more temptations, such as the freshest crab cakes or Mediterranean platter. Come hungry and come often! Find out why our customers rave:

"Everything on menu the best" "Breakfast excellence" "We will be back...more than once."

A meal at Blu' Island Bistro has to be experienced to be believed. It's a feast for all your senses! We look forward to feeding you here at Blu' Island Bistro!

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Unique Catering

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Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) prides itself on superior catering that uniquely fits every individual need! Whether you are looking for on or offsite catering, Blu' Island Bistro can accommodate you with everything from catering-to-go to full-service catering including setup and takedown. We love adding special touches to make your event extra memorable! One recent event we catered had a comfort food station all to order, a slider station, Boar's head gourmet hot dog station, tacos, fresh seafood, and doughnuts to order...even a photo booth and acoustic guitar entertainment! Another recent Blu' Island catering event offered omelets and pancakes to order, as well as Bloody Mary and mimosa bars! If you can dream it, we can do it. Keep us in mind for your next catering event! Blu' Island Bistro catering is as fun as it is delicious!

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Love In The Air

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When you bring your valentine to Blu' Island Bistro, (Venice, FL) love is in the air in more ways than one! All the delicious scents wafting from our kitchen are sure to bring more love for Chef Alan's delectable culinary creations! What better way to treat your sweetheart than with a fresh, delicious breakfast at Blu' Island Bistro? Try a delicious omelet or frittata, fruit sundae, or signature French toast. Or sleep in and join us for lunch. The choice is yours! Whichever you choose, we look forward to treating you and your special someone to a memorable feast at Blu' Island Bistro! We will see you on Valentine's Day!

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Blu' Loves You Back!

Blu' Loves You Back!

Venice, Florida's gem, Blu' Island Bistro, wants you to know that as much as you love visiting us, we love you back!

That's why we are having a special promotion from February 12th through the 18th - double Blu' Rewards points! That's right, any time you come in the 12th - 18th of February, you will earn double points for each visit. Come early and come often! Points accrue and can be traded in for discounts. Members are also eligible for exclusive deals, so make sure you're signed up today!

Blu' Island Bistro is the gift that keeps on giving. Delicious, fresh meals for now and reward points for later. What could be better? Hurry in for double points while offer lasts!

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Blu' Birthday Club!

Blu' Birthday Club!

What could be better than Blu' Rewards? Blu' Birthday Club, of course! Venice, Florida's favorite Blu' Island Bistro wants you to treat yourself on your next birthday! Chef Alan's culinary delights are a feast for all your senses, and with the Blu' Birthday Club, we're a gift that keeps on giving!

Stop in and sign up today or you can use your Toast account to join. When you sign up for Blu' Birthday Club, a discount of $5 will be placed on your card. When you dine with us during your birthday month, your discount will automatically be applied. Birthday rewards can also be used in conjunction with your regular rewards, to add to the savings!

Come hungry and come often to Blu' Island Bistro. Ring in your next birthday with us and redeem your Birthday Club discount!

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All Day Breakfast

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Lots of places say it, but Blu' Island Bistro breakfast is so good, you'll feel like a celebrity! Five-star flavors can be yours all day with Chef Alan's amazing creations...from the freshest omelets to daily frittatas to fluffy, delicious pancakes and French toast, Blu' Island has it all! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we say you can eat that meal whenever you choose! Feast your senses on a signature breakfast from Venice favorite, Blu' Island Bistro. You will be so glad you did!

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