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Tuscan Bistro Closes, Chef Cannon Heads To GT Resort

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 18, 2019

Tuscan Bistro officially closed its doors this weekend, with owner and chef Mickey Cannon heading to Grand Traverse Resort & Spa to serve as the company's new food and beverage director.

Cannon told The Ticker in January that he had listed Tuscan Bistro on the market and planned to close the restaurant as soon as he found a buyer. After holding a last service Friday night, Cannon confirms the property is under contract and that new owners are to set to take over the building in the next few weeks. He believes the new owners intend to launch a new concept in the space, meaning Tuscan Bistro will not return. The restaurant operated for 13 years at 12930 South West Bay Shore Drive.

"We had an overwhelming amount of people who showed up (on the last night)," Cannon says. "It was nice and heartwarming. People stayed all night long; we sold out of all the wine, the liquor. People were partying it up and showed us a lot of love."

Cannon he has already accepted a new position working at the Resort. "It's a Monday through Friday, 9-5 job with weekends off," he chuckles. "That's almost a vacation for me."

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