A wine pairing dinner is set to celebrate the collaboration between Sarasota and St. Petersburg’s finest chefs while supporting Mote Marine Laboratory and Edible Peace Patch.

Turtle Beach Natural Foods presents the Inaugural Skyway Soiree at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 12.  This six-course wine pairing benefit dinner celebrates the collaboration between six of Sarasota and St. Petersburg’s finest chefs. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception prior to their sunset dinner on the North Skyway Bridge. The “Parade of Chefs” showcasing the top culinary experts in the area will take place at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $125 per person and limited to 150 guests with proceeds donated to Sarasota’s Mote Marine Laboratory and St. Petersburg’s Edible Peace Patch. This event will take place rain or shine. There is a covered dining area. Tickets available at mattisons.com. For further Information please call 941.921.3400.

Parking is available at the north pier parking lot and a shuttle will be available to take guests to the dining area. Rain or shine the event will take place, as a covered dining area is also available.

Chefs from Sarasota:
Owner/Executive Chef Paul Mattison – Mattison’s Restaurants and Catering
Executive Chef Isaac Johnson – Lila / Pomona
Ray Lajoie – Mattison’s Pastry Chef

Chefs from St. Petersburg:
Executive Chef Jason Cline – Birch & Vine
Executive Chef Tyson Grant – Parkshore Grill
Owner/Executive Chef David Benstock – IL Ritorno