Anna Maria Oyster Bar Announces Its First Sarasota County Location
AMOB Comes to North Port!
AMOB Comes to North Port!
As we all well know, the Bradenton area dodged a bullet named Hurricane Ian. The hours leading up to the storm were some of the most stressful that I’ve experienced in quite some time, and as we learned…with good reason. We hope that all of you sustained minimal damage to your property and that your loved ones are all safe. As restaurateurs, we consider it our duty to serve as “second responders,” and we take this very seriously. As soon as it’s safe to do so, our teams work hard to provide you with a safe, comfortable, happy place to
The beloved local seafood institution will soon open its next location in The Square at UTC Bradenton, FL – The rumors are true: the Anna Maria Oyster Bars are expanding! Oysters Rock Hospitality announced today it plans to open the flagship brand’s fifth Bradenton area location at 5405 University Pkwy, Unit 110. CEO John Horne shared, “We’re beyond excited for the opportunity to bring our unique brand of “Five Star Fun” to East County residents for the first time! What our longtime Anna Maria Oyster Bar fans love about us is the awesome experience, amazing people and hospitality, fantastic food
A Message From John Horne Thank you for your interest in learning why I am urging you to vote NO on Amendment 2. It will harm many of the people that it was intended to help. We talk a lot about family at the Anna Maria Oyster Bars. You hear us refer to our treasured staff as “the AMOB Family,” because my partners and I recognize that without the contributions of these hard-working, talented, caring individuals, our business would not exist. That’s why we paid every single one of our 325+ employees while we were closed for seven weeks during
The Anna Maria Oyster Bar (Cortez location) today announced it has been recognized as 2020 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner for ranking in the top 10% of restaurants worldwide. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners exemplify travelers’/diners’ ultimate favorite, top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe. “We are beyond proud to receive the Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Award from Tripadvisor. Being recognized by our guests is an honor that means more than anything to us. We are proud to be a place
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) announced the first 12 restaurants and hotels to achieve the FRLA Seal of Commitment on 07/24/2020, demonstrating their dedication to enhanced safety and sanitation practices. Anna Maria Oyster Bar was the first restaurant in the state of Florida to achieve the Seal of Commitment. This award is for demonstrating dedication to enhanced safety and sanitation practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We wanted to be the first restaurant to receive the FRLA Seal of Commitment as we feel it is so important to not only talk the talk but walk the walk in keeping
From our family to yours, we’d like to wish you and yours a very Happy New Year! From the bottom of our heart, we want to thank you for your support all year long – from supporting our fundraisers to your continued patronage, we are beyond thankful for all the local love this year! Lots of blessings this year that we wish to share with you… we were so honored and proud to accept the following awards and recognitions in 2019: Amanda received the PACE Spirit for Leadership Award – one of three Board Awards for the entire state at
What a fantastic time we had at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Marketing + Operations Summit in Tampa on August 13th & 14th. This is our big annual conference where restaurant owners and operators come together with hoteliers to learn about industry trends and best practices for marketing & operating our restaurants. We are always learning new ways to deliver the best possible guest experience. Plus… someone at FRLA thought it would be a good idea to ask me to emcee the entire two-day event… I had a BLAST! We had a mini-posse accompanying Amanda and
Dive Into Reading has successfully completed year three, and this year, in particular, was one for the books! We are so incredibly humbled & proud to share that AMOB has been honored with Leadership Florida’s 2019 Impact Award for Dive Into Reading. This award recognizes a business or nonprofit organization that has created a specific project, or body of work, whose impact is currently transforming the future of its region or beyond and has the potential to transform Florida as a whole. This recognition is very special to us…rendering even John Horne speechless…if you can believe it. Word from the
Press Release from Leadership Florida Leadership Florida® Presents Anna Maria Oyster Bar with the 2019 Florida Impact Award Tallahassee, Fla. — The Anna Maria Oyster Bar, and proprietors John and Amanda Horne, have been chosen as the 2019 recipients of the Leadership Florida Impact Award. The Florida Impact Award recognizes a business or nonprofit organization that has created a specific project or body of work whose impact is currently transforming the future of its region or beyond and has the potential to transform Florida as a whole. The Anna Maria Oyster Bar was honored at Leadership Florida’s 2019 Annual