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Soul Food Meets Old Florida

March 30, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Soul Food Meets Old Florida

A Collaboration with Chef Rich and Chef Rov

5 courses of delicious food with complementing cocktails and wine 

WHEN: 3.29 & 3.30
TIME: 6:30pm
WHERE: 1431 Tallevast Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
COST: $95 per person plus tax and gratuity
TO BOOK: Rich@Innovative-Dining.com


Course 1

Sunshine Sampler 

Cornflake crusted green tomato, pickled okra salad, Geraldson’s Farm arugula, smoked cheddar, bacon lavender vinaigrette, Rov’s deviled egg

Tangerine Old Fashioned


Course 2

Gulf Coast Crudo Verde 

Local Mangrove Snapper, Key West pink shrimp, avocado coconut lime sauce, mango pico

White Horse, Chardonnay, Central Coast


Course 3

 enRich’s Beloved Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast, honey truffle butter, bacon kale n collards, spicy boiled peanut puree  

Orin Swift “Slander”, Pinot Noir, St Helena/Napa, 2017


Course 4

Seared Venison Strip Loin, blackberry demi, pimiento cheese au gratin, charred shishito pepper

Benziger, Cabernet Reserve, Sonoma, 2017


Course 5

Key Lime Panna Cotta, graham cracker tuille, toasted coconut sauce, compressed honey beet cube

Adult Café Con Leche





Guest Chef – Rovshan (Rov) Avila

A native of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Has been involved in the restaurant industry in Manatee County for the past 20 years as well as teaching culinary arts at Manatee Technical Institute for 4 years. And currently serves as the Chef de cuisine for the University of South Florida Sarasota/Manatee Campus. Over the years he has worked closely with local organizations (Realize Bradenton) and local farmers markets through the Healthy Together Initiative which provides with assistance in creating, sharing and instruction in healthy habits and cooking tips for SNAP recipient families.


March 30, 2021
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Innovative Dining
1431 Tallevast Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243
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