The Shamrock (2257 Ringling Blvd.) will continue it’s annual Summer Chef Jam from 8 to 10 p.m. Mon., July 28 with Chef Steve Phelps from Indigenous Restaurant

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Continuing Mon., July 28: three small plates and bottomless craft beers for just $20FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2014   Sarasota, Fla.

After a one-week break, The Shamrock (2257 Ringling Blvd.) will continue it’s annual Summer Chef Jam from 8 to 10 p.m. Mon., July 28 with Chef Steve Phelps from Indigenous Restaurant. For just $20, guests can enjoy bottomless pints of Florida craft beers paired with three summer small plates.

Due to the popularity of the series, Ritz-Carlton restaurant Jack Dusty was added to the lineup, visiting the Shamrock on Mon., Aug. 18.

“Chef Jam is going great! We’ve changed a lot of little things this year to make the experience even more enjoyable: extra seating, counters and a larger DJ area,” said Derek Anderson, owner of the Shamrock. “The small plates our chefs have created so far have been fantastic, and pair excellently with the special craft beers we bring in.”

Cafe Americano will follow Indigenous on Mon., Aug 4, then Darwin’s on 4th on Mon., Aug. 11 and finally Jack Dusty finishing the series Mon., Aug. 18.

Ri Quisimo food truck provides space for chefs and Florida’s Swamp Head Brewery offer’s three taps each week. DJ Andy Viohl spins modern and classic favorites throughout the event.

The menu for the following week is released every Friday on the Shamrock’s Facebook page.

Guests may purchase their wristband one hour before the event starts. $20 includes bottomless pints of at least four different Florida beers and three small plates from the chef.

Summer Chef Jam, 8-10 p.m., Mondays, July 28 through August 18, The Shamrock, 2257 Ringling Blvd.,, $20.
Media Contact: Veronica Pastore, 941.330.4833 or [email protected]

Courtesy photo: to download a high res photo of Chef Steve Phelps’ small plates, click here. Credit Kim Longstreet.

More about the Shamrock
The pub for the people! Founded as Churchill’s in 1975, the Shamrock has been under new ownership since 2007, pursuing a vision for the space as a neighborhood pub first and a beer bar second. The 750-square-foot corner bar is now the spot in Sarasota for St. Patrick’s Day, special release beer events, live music and more, with a friendly staff of smart beer-tenders.

The Shamrock’s rotating selection of more than 100 craft beers is available by the bottle, can or draft, and they even offer specialty sodas and fresh wines via cruvinet. The Shamrock is smoke-free, though the back patio is a comfortable option for smokers, and free parking is always available in the front and back of the bar.

Specials include Beer Maniac Mondays and Craft Draft Happy Hour every day until 8 p.m. as well as a live music from some of the best local, regional and national indie bands on many weekends. The Shamrock will also open early at 11 a.m. daily during the 2014 World Cup and other special events.

The Shamrock: 2257 Ringling Blvd., noon to 2:30 a.m., daily, 952-1730 or


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