Sage opened Tuesday, welcoming guests to the historic building for the first time since 2014.
The iconic Sarasota Times newspaper building on First Street in downtown is back in business.
After announcing the renovation in August, Sage restaurant and rooftop lounge opened its doors to the public for the first time at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
January 30, 2019
La Dolce Vita
February 4, 2019
Sage SRQ has totally transformed the historic Sarasota Times building which used to house Ceviche into an Old World-styled contemporary oasis...
April 30, 2019
These days, downtown Sarasota offers a number of rooftop drinking destinations, but we were overjoyed when the new restaurant Sage revived one of our favorite long-shuttered rooftop hangouts...
April 30, 2019
Your check arrives in a leather envelope designed like an American passport, a nod to the way executive chef Christopher Covelli’s menu will take you on a spin around the globe...
May 21, 2019
In an intimate media tasting that took place in their brightly lit third-floor event space, Sage staff unveiled a tantalizing array of Chef Chris Covelli’s prototypes of dishes...
August 16, 2019
Chef Christopher Covelli from Sage Makes Marinated Scallops in the Kitchen | Suncoast View
“The French omelet is how I determine who to hire,” says Chef Chris Covelli of Sage, who immediately built a reputation as one of the most inventive chefs in Sarasota’s fine-dining scene.
Contestants are to submit a few ideas behind their dish they want to create for the contest along with a short video (2minutes) as to why they are passionate about cooking to email@example.com
This is to be done between April 5th & April 12th. Once all entries are in, the cooking begins!
DO NOT SUBMIT ANY PHOTOS OR VIDEOS UNTIL YOU RECEIVE THE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS EMAIL FROM ZACH@SAGESRQ.COM.
THIS WILL EXPLAIN ALL UNANSWERED QUESTIONS.
Each contestant will schedule a time with Chef Covelli via calendly (an online appointment making app) to have their one on one video chat using Be.Live. (Contestants must download this app as well)
Once they have finished, we will be asking them to film the final touches of the plate and voice their cooking techniques, flavors, etc. and to submit your video and photo to firstname.lastname@example.org for final edits/posting.
Photos must follow simple stipulations: photos must be clear enough to visibly distinguish the dish and it's components and sent as a .jpg or .png file.
Sage will be posting ONE ENTRY A DAY for 30 days and each picture is hashtagged with #CookingWithCovelli & #SageAtHome as well as the contestants personal account.
Likes will be tallied across Facebook for an accurate count (hint - comments also give you a better chance of winning the popular vote!
At the end of the 30 days - The top 10 are picked and tasked with one more challenge... this we cannot divulge just yet, but should you find yourself in the top 10, it's time you freshened up those baking skills.
The process is then repeated for 10 days (judging) and we as a team will tally the likes and comments.
First, second, and third place prizes will be announced shortly!
Best of Luck!