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Epic Chef Showdown Supports Feeding America Tampa Bay

Posted On July 22nd, 2015

20140806_101810 (1)While the Epic Chef Showdown is a fun hometown competition, it also serves a deeper need – combating hunger in Tampa Bay. I sat down with Thomas Mantz, Executive Director of Feeding America Tampa Bay , to give you an inside look at what inspires him and his organization, and how we can all get involved to help fight hunger together.  (more…)

The Refinery and Fodder & Shine: Epic Chef Showdown Restaurant Profiles

Posted On July 20th, 2015
FLP_1746Executive Chef, Greg Baker is a pioneer to the local restaurant community, especially in Seminole Heights. His two restaurants, The Refinery and Fodder & Shine are both competing against each other in the Epic Chef Showdown benefiting Feeding America Tampa Bay at the Epicurean Hotel.

Feed your Weekend Appetite: July 17 through July 19

Posted On July 17th, 2015

EpicureanTheatre By RoryMad StudiosLooking to Awaken Appetites Unknown? Feed your weekend appetite with everything we have going on inside the Epicurean Hotel this weekend and beyond. (more…)

Parkshore Grill: Epic Chef Showdown Restaurant Profile

Posted On July 14th, 2015

Parkshore Grill LogoParkshore Grill is an award-winning, fine dining restaurant located on the popular Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg, FL. Chef Tyson Grant serves up contemporary American cuisine with fresh local ingredients. Some of his ingredients include Nimon Ranch beef, pork and lamb. His chicken is all natural along with organic salmon and sustainably fished seafood from Spring Mountain Farms and Ashley Farms. Whatever the dish might be at Parkshore Grill, you can guarantee it will taste amazing and you’ll leave planning a return visit.

Cena: Epic Chef Showdown Restaurant Profile

Posted On July 13th, 2015

cenaCena, which stands for “dinner” or “supper” in Italian is a modern mix of fresh ingredients and simple Italian food served in the contemporary and stylish downtown district of Channelside in Tampa. As one of the competitors of our Epic Chef Showdown, team Cena will face Parkshore Grille in the first round of competition.  I had the pleasure of chatting with Executive Chef, Michael Buttacavoli and while he isn’t the one who will be facing the gauntlet, he’s sending his very talented Sous Chef, Kyle Martin. Let the games begin!


Spa Evangeline Presents Jane Iredale Minerals Makeup Event

Posted On July 11th, 2015

jane-iredale-main-boxWhat’s new at Spa Evangeline?
Spa Evangeline at the Epicurean Hotel announced their exciting partnership with Jane Iredale Minerals. To celebrate, they have invited you to a special evening on Wednesday, July 15 (5 p.m. – 7 p.m.) with Shawn Towne, a global educator and makeup artist for the exclusive makeup brand. (more…)

Feed your Weekend Appetite: July 10 through July 12

Posted On July 9th, 2015

Looking to Awaken Appetites Unknown? Feed your weekend appetite with everything we have going on inside the Epicurean Hotel this weekend and beyond. (more…)

Sharpen Your Knives! Epicurean Presents: The Epic Chef Showdown

Posted On July 8th, 2015

PrintStarting Monday, July 27 the knives will come out and the gloves will come off, for the most Epic Chef Showdown in Tampa Bay history! The Epicurean Hotel and Feeding America Tampa Bay are partnering together, along with eight local restaurants, for a fierce competition that will help fight hunger in our Tampa Bay community. (more…)

Savor a STEAK-cation at the Epicurean Hotel

Posted On July 7th, 2015

Berns-steak-5Calling all culinary connoisseurs! Or shall I say, culinary carnivores? This package is for you!

Culinary travel is fast becoming one of the hottest travel trends and you, too, can dive in and indulge. Who wouldn’t want to dine at one of the world’s finest steak houses, without having to worry about a reservation? That’s right. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, this package might be just the thing for you… and it certainly blurs the lines between business and pleasure! (more…)

Feed your Weekend Appetite: July 3 through July 5

Posted On July 3rd, 2015
Looking to Awaken Appetites Unknown? Feed your weekend appetite with everything we have going on inside the Epicurean Hotel this weekend and beyond.


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