Passion for Polo inspires name for Polo Grill and Bar

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Tommy Klauber had found the perfect compromise. Or so he thought. It was 2001 and Tommy, who owned Pattigeorge’s on Longboat Key at the time, had recently been approached by the Sarasota Polo Club about advertising in its polo magazine. Rather than buying an ad, Tommy asked if there was anyone that could give his wife, Jaymie Klauber, who used to ride horses, a few …

Foodies turn to Fete Catering for their catering needs

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Why can’t you do this in our homes? For years, it was the most frequently asked question of by the patrons of Pattigeorge’s restaurant on Longboat Key. Renowned restauranteurs Tommy and Jaymie Klauber, who owned Pattigeorge’s at the time, opened the Polo Grill and Bar, a new breed of American eatery, and Fête Catering & Ballroom in Lakewood Ranch 10 years ago. Tommy ran the restaurant while …

Waterscapes Pools & Spas wins over homeowner with safety awareness

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Cammie Yick didn’t want to build a pool. In fact, she was adamantly against the idea. With three young children, Cammie was concerned about water safety. She also didn’t think her children, who were 5, 3 and less than a year old at the time, would even use a pool all that much. It wasn’t until Cammie and her husband, …

Alten Construction internship program affords college students hands-on training under experienced professionals

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Alten Construction strives to help every member of its team navigate a successful career path – from interns and new employees to those who are interested in project management, engineering or supervisory roles. Everyone that works at Alten Construction, a full-service San Francisco Bay Area commercial construction company, is considered part of the Alten family and that includes six college …

Could mouth breathing be taking years off of your child’s life?

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  Dr. Jill Morris, dentist and co-owner of World Class Dentistry in Sarasota, is continually getting referrals for patients from sleep centers and doctors. She is a contributing author of the book “Stories that Heal.” In the book, she describes her own story of childhood mouth breathing and the many health issues it lead to in her own life and those …

Why maintaining a healthy smile is key to improving your overall well being

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Our mouths are a visual representation of our overall health and well being, but it’s what lies beneath the gum line that tells the real story. Eighty percent of American adults have periodontal (gum) disease and inflammation — they just may not know it. Gum disease forms underneath the gums, and more often than not, it’s completely painless. Our mouths …

Dr. Richard H. Bundschu uses groundbreaking research to help patients alleviate pain

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Growing up, Dr. Richard H. Bundschu was a self-proclaimed nerd. He excelled in science and math, and during his senior year of high school, Dr. Bundschu thought about becoming a doctor. Initially, Dr. Bundschu thought he wanted to work in the ICU. Dr. Bundschu earned his doctor of medicine from the University of Miami before completing his residency in anesthesia. …

Polo Grill and Bar will “Let the Good Times Roll” during its 10th annual Spyder Broussard Low Country-East County Shrimp Boil & Fish Fry

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It’s been a number of years since Polo Grill and Bar proprietor and chef Tommy Klauber worked in the Crescent City, but that doesn’t mean the sights and sounds of New Orleans isn’t still a rich part of his life. His good friend Spyder Broussard, a native of Houma, La., who also happens to be the uncle of his wife …

Polo Grill and Bar executive chef takes farm-to-table dining to a new level

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Jaryd Hearn has never been one to shy away from Mother Nature. As a child, that meant traipsing across acres of farmland and learning about the various livestock that called the area home. Years later, as an executive chef for the Polo Grill and Bar, a Lakewood Ranch-based restaurant specializing in American cuisine with a global flair, that means working …