Published: Nov 02, 2011 1:09 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 02, 2011 4:41 PM EDT

NAPLES, Fla.- A 4-day celebration starts Wednesday in Naples to recognize 40 years of culinary excellence. Tony Ridgway and Sukie Honeycutt have owned and operated 13 different restaurants through the years.

The owners of Tony's off Third, Ridgway Bar & Grill, and Bayside Seafood Bar & Grill are holding special events at all three spots to thank the community for keeping them in business for so long.

And they're giving 10 percent of all dinner sales over the next four days to benefit the YMCA of the Palms. It all started with Tony's first restaurant, "The Wurst Place" back in 1971.

Wednesday, November 2nd:
8:30am: Proclamation by the Mayor, City Hall
6pm-close: A portion of proceeds from dinners at
Ridgway & Bayside benefit the YMCA of the Palms

Thursday, November 3rd:
6pm-close: Live Music & drink specials at the Upper Deck Bar at Bayside
6pm-close: Music & drink specials in the Courtyard Bar at Tony’s Off Third
6pm-close: A portion of proceeds from dinners at

Ridgway & Bayside benefit the YMCA of the Palms.

Friday, November 4th:
8am: Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at Tony’s off Third
8am-noon: Complimentary fresh baked scones at Tony’s Off Third
4pm-6pm: Complimentary Pastry Tasting at Tony’s Off Third
4pm: Courtyard Bar at Tony’s Off Third open early for business
6pm-close: A portion of proceeds from dinners
at Ridgway & Bayside benefit the YMCA of the Palms
6pm: Live Music & drink specials at the Upper Deck Bar at Bayside

Saturday, November 5th:
4pm: A major section of 13th Avenue South will be closed to traffic
6pm-10pm: 40th Anniversary street party at Ridgway Bar & Grill
Free entry and open to the public. Live music by Mixed Nuts
8pm: Presentation by Tony Ridgway, prize announcements
8:30pm: Anniversary Celebration Cake for all!
6pm-close: A portion of proceeds from dinners
at Ridgway& Bayside benefit the YMCA of the Palms

For more infomation, please visit: www.diningnaples.com