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Blu’ Island Bistro Gift Cards - The Perfect Gift!

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Just in time for the holiday season, Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is excited to offer gift cards for the special someone(s) on your list! As you know, Blu’ Island Bistro gift cards make the PERFECT GIFT - great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) now offers gift cards at the restaurant. Gift cards in Blu’ Island Bistro restaurant can be charged up with any value.

If you are ordering a gift card for a friend or family member in the area, you are going to be the favorite this holiday season! You can conveniently order the gift cards online - which saves you from the horrible lines in the stores! You can print them, email them as gifts, or redeem them from your mobile phone. They look great, make great gifts, and never expire! (http://staging1.bluislandbistro.com/index.php/gift-cards)

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Chef Alan Wins the 2014 Iron Chef Competition in Venice!

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Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is so honored and excited to have been a part of the 2014 Venice MainStreet Iron Chef Competition. The 6th Annual Venice MainStreet Iron Chef Competition was such a great event.

Chef Alan won the competition! The event was such a fun competition and we would like to thank all of our fans - you are the best!

If you are in the area, make sure to stop by Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) and meet Chef Alan - 2014 Venice MainStreet Iron Chef! What a huge honor and we are excited for Chef Alan!

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Holidays Parties/Catering by Blu’ Island Bistro!

Holidays Parties/Catering by Blu’ Island Bistro!

Let Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) take care of your holiday party - at your office, home, or have it here at Blu'. The holidays can be a stressful time of year - with all the shopping, cooking and entertaining - leave the stress with Blu’ Island Bistro. From casual to elegant, whether paper or china, Blu’ Island Bistro takes your special event catering to the level you want. Chef Alan designs custom menus that make sense for your budget, guest list, and event style - from beautiful hors d'oeuvres to plated meals - your event will be talked about!

Hosting an office party? Corporate lunch? Not sure where to get catered food that reflects the atmosphere and tone of the event? Blu’ Island Bistro does it all - and is more than happy to help you. From planning, to decorating, to serving - Blu’ Island Bistro can take care of all of your business catering details.

Click Here for more information on Blu’ Island Bistro catering. Private party catering, corporate office luncheons, special events - let Blu’ Island Bistro take the stress out of your event and make it the memorable special event you dream of!

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Private Holiday/Themed Parties - Leave it to Blu’!

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As we dive in to the fall season and start thinking about Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, holiday parties, and more - it always come down to the food. Chef Alan creates custom dishes/menus that wow every party guest. Share the details of your event with Blu’ and leave the rest to us! People are shocked by the amount of time/effort Chef Alan puts into a custom menu for their event.Fill out this form for more information on catering for your individual event. We’d love to visit with you to see if Blu’ Island Bistro is the best choice for your event catering.
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Blu’ Island will be at the Venice Wine Feast!

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Thursday, October 16th from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) will be a part of the Venice Wine Feast. Join us for amazing food complimented by wine selections. This event always sells out. Click Here for more information. Last year Blu’ Island Bistro won Peoples’ Choice at this event! Visit historic downtown Venice - Nokomis & Venice Avenues to support the Sertoma Club of Venice - a great event for an even greater cause.
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Cheer for Chef Alan at the Iron Chef Competition!

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Venice MainStreet presents Iron Chef 2014! Chef Alan will be competing against three other local chefs for the Iron Chef 2014 title. Two dishes, five secret ingredients, thirty minutes…who will win?!Iron Chef competition will be October 12th from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Fin’s at Sharky’s. Purchase your tickets for the Iron Chef 2014 event at Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL). Get your fan gear at the event! We hope to see you there!

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Oktoberfest Beer Dinner at Blu’!

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Save the Date! Tuesday, October 28th at 6:00pm, Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) will host a fun Oktoberfest Beer Dinner. Great menu paired strategically with fantastic beers. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Blu' Island Bistro! Chef Alan has created a fantastic German inspired menu paired with beers from our expert. This event is sure to be fun and festive - so make sure you purchase your ticket to be a part of this Oktoberfest event. Purchase your tickets here. Limited seating available. Get your tickets and tell your friends!

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Unique Private Catering with Blu’ Island Bistro

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Are you planning a special event - a wedding, a bridal or baby shower, a birthday or anniversary party, a promotion at work, a graduation? Well, congratulations! We are excited you are looking at Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) to cater your next event. It's football season - are you planning an awesome tailgate party? We have some great ideas for your football fun.Catering - yes. We have you covered - the freshest ingredients, the most unique menu creation you’ll find, and more. Details from decorations, to themes, to supplies, to every little detail - Blu’ Island Bistro has you covered. Give us a call, or fill out this form to share information about your upcoming special event. We take private catering events very seriously and put a lot of thought and work into making your event the very best. Give us a call (941) 485-8400 to hear more.
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Online Ordering - Get Your Blu’ Island Fix!

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Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is excited to offer Online Ordering - it’s simple, easy, and fast! Whether you want your order delivered to your office, or you’d like to pick up dinner for your family - Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is here for your lunch/dinner to-go needs. Free delivery is available for orders of $25 or more. Never ordered online before? No worries, the Leapset app makes online ordering so easy and convenient for you. Use promo code 5OFF on your first online order to get $5 OFF!“Best restaurant in Venice!!!” Hope121970, Venice FL mentioned on TripAdvisor, "My husband and I go here for lunch a lot and have absolutely loved every meal we've had!!! What a Chef!!!!” Get the best meal in Venice delivered to you or ready for you to enjoy in you home, or on the beach. Click here to get started.
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Taking the Guest Work Out of Venice FL Corporate Catering

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Corporate Catering in Venice Florida has never been so easy, delicious, and unique. Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice FL) brings custom catered meals right to you, your event or your business - all you have to do is enjoy the food! Catered corporate meals are created with fresh ingredients and made right before your event. The tone of your event can be made with your choice of caterers - make sure you send the right message to your patrons, clients, guests or staff. Call Blu’ Island Bistro 941-485-8400 and tell us about your event. Or, better yet - fill out this form and we will connect with you on the details. We look forward to catering your next corporate event!

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Girls Night Out - Back By Popular Demand!

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Back by popular demand Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is excited to announce Girls Night Out Cooking Class with two handsome CIA Alumni chefs - Chef Alan & Chef Jordan. TONIGHT! September 4th is “Italian” night. Enjoy a free glass of wine, laughs, recipes, raffles, dinner and more! Get out of the house and into our kitchen! Sign up online here. These events have sold out very quickly, so sign up today to reserve your spot! Bring your girls and get excited for a fun filled evening!
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The Easiest Way To Cater a Corporate Event - Online Ordering w/ Blu’

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Have a work event coming up? Need some great ideas or just want someone to take care of it for you? Great! Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) can help take your corporate event and execute every detail. With our new online ordering feature, hosting a corporate event has never been easier!Wondering how online ordering would work for your next event? Download the FREE Leapset app or visit leap set.com/order. Available on both the App Store and Google Play. Search & Order - Browse menu items and choose your next meal. Promo Code - Use promo code 5OFF at checkout.Online ordering for your corporate work event saves you time, energy, and a headache. Go back to work or finish the planning the other parts of your event and know Blu’ Island Bistro will show up with your food - and you’ll get all of the credit! We look forward to catering your Venice, Sarasota, Port Charlotte, Englewood, Punta Gorda, Bradenton work event/luncheon.
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Catering in Venice - Blu’ Island Bistro

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Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) loves catering and special events! Every detail, every part of the menu, every guest is such a special part of the event. Blu’ Island has recently been a part of some fantastic special events. Bridal showers, Graduate Degree Graduations, Anniversaries, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events & Meetings and so much more.Whether at Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) or at your space - we help you with those special details that make your event everything you want it to be. Looking for ideas/options? Give us a call (941) 485-8400. We’d love to talk about your event and what you’re looking for to make your event special. We look forward to hearing about the milestone you are celebrating or helping you to plan the perfect corporate event.
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Catering in Venice - Blu’ Island Bistro

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Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) loves catering and special events! Every detail, every part of the menu, every guest is such a special part of the event. Blu’ Island has recently been a part of some fantastic special events. Bridal showers, Graduate Degree Graduations, Anniversaries, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events & Meetings and so much more.Whether at Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) or at your space - we help you with those special details that make your event everything you want it to be. Looking for ideas/options? Give us a call (941) 485-8400. We’d love to talk about your event and what you’re looking for to make your event special. We look forward to hearing about the milestone you are celebrating or helping you to plan the perfect corporate event.
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Purchase eGift Cards Online at Blu’ Island Bistro!

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Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is now offering gift cards online! Instagifts are instantly available gift cards redeemable at Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL). You can print them, email them as gifts, or redeem them from your mobile phone. They look great, make great gifts, and never expire!We’ve had a lot of requests for this feature - so we are excited to be able to meet your gift card needs. You can either print, email, or redeem the gift card via a mobile device, OR you can email it as a gift to someone. Click Here to purchase your Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) gift card for that someone special. Blu’ Island Gift Cards can be used for breakfast seven days a week, lunch, dinner (Friday and Saturday nights), special events, cooking classes, hot sauce and so much more. Blu’ Island Bistro gift cards make a great gift for people who enjoy unique dining experiences and great food!
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Online Ordering - $5 Off First Order!

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Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) is excited to let you know you can now order Blu’ Island food to-go online! Online ordering has never been easier. Want to try it out? Take $5 OFF your first order using promo code “5OFF” at checkout. Wondering how it works? Download the FREE Leapset app or visit leap set.com/order. Available on both the App Store and Google Play. Search & Order - Browse menu items and choose your next meal. Promo Code - Use promo code 5OFF at checkout. It’s super easy and convenient for you. We hope you enjoy ordering Blu’ Island Bistro and dining wherever you find yourself - the office, your home, on the field, at a picnic - wherever! Thank you for choosing Blu’ Island Bistro (Venice, FL) for your unique dining needs. We are excited to have your food, ready when you are. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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A New Summer Menu Has Arrived at Blu’ Island

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Blu’ Island Bistro Venice FL is proud to announce a new summer menu that’s bursting with low prices! Local Blu’ Island customers will want to check out our newly renovated landscaping. This modification enhances the private dining experience and makes use of the natural beach setting surrounding Blu’ Island Bistro. Looking for something light? Try the Maine Diver Scallops! Topped with a generous helping of smoked yellow tomato sauce,these scallops are easy on your wallet and pack a punch.Also be sure to check out the Blu’ Salad featuring fresh blueberries, strawberries and pecans with chef Allen’s freshly prepared strawberry-balsamic vinaigrette. Venice island dining doesn’t get any better. Call Blu’ Island Bistro today at (941) 485-8200 for reservations and to inquire about the new summer menu!
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Let Blu’ Island Cater Your Next Business Party or Corporate Event!

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More so than the people or entertainment featured at corporate events, the food is what can make or break the occasion. With Blu’ Island Bistro Venice FL Catering on the case, providing great food is a breeze. Whether on or off site, chef Alan creates custom menus and dishes with a distinctive taste and presentation sure to appealto a wide range of appetites.Fill out the form here to request Blu’ Island catering at your next event. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to call us at (941-485-8400 and set your plan in motion! We’re looking forward to catering your next event. Find out why Blu’ catering is the best kept secret in Venice.
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Blu' Island Bistro Offers Private Catering for Graduation and Other Summer Events

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Graduation season is in full swing and soon backyards across America will be filled with the smell of grilled favorites. Let Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL) take your event to the next level with on site or off site catering that brings the most unique food in the area right to you.Chef Alan creates custom menus and dishes that are sure to appeal to a variety of tastes. The grads in your life have seen years of hard work pay off with a degree and deserve the chance to craft a one of a kind party menu. Call Blu' Island Bistro at (941-485-8400) and tell us about your event plans. We look forward to catering your next event.Pictured: Blu's Breakfast Burritos out for catering! Black beans, chorizo sausage, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, topped with fresh salsa, sour cream and avocado
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Add a Little Blu' Island Bistro Flair to Your Corporate Event

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Make sure guests leave your next event raving about the food with the help of Blu' Island Bistro (Venice, FL). Whether catering corporate events, office lunches, private parties, weddings and other special events, Blu' Island Bistro is the best Venice, FL Catering option available. If you have questions regarding your event, we look forward to speaking with you at (941-485-8400). Chef Alan creates custom catering menus and dishes that leave a lasting impression. We look forward to catering your next event.
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