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Monster Splash at the Epicurean

Posted On October 27th, 2015

Monster Splash Logo_OTFIt’s Halloween! This year do something different. Plunge into Monster Splash, presented by Orangetheory Fitness, staged poolside at the Epicurean Hotel this Friday, October 30th, from 8 p.m.-midnight.


Authentic Mexican Cuisine with Mekenita Chef Rand Packer

Posted On October 25th, 2015

Rand_logoThis Wednesday, October 28, the Epicurean Theatre presents Mekenita: Mexican Cuisine with Chef Rand Packer. Chef Rand will take over the Epicurean Theatre kitchen and teach you how to prepare some of his favorite and most authentic Mexican dishes. This is Mexican cuisine like you’ve never experienced before! 

Southern Cooking Queen — Whitney Miller is Back!

Posted On October 23rd, 2015

headshotWhitney Miller is no stranger to the Epicurean Theatre or the spotlight. This southern belle visited the Epicurean Theatre earlier this year and produced an amazing cooking class! She was also crowned the champion of Season 22of MasterChef. For those of you that don’t know, Whitney has southern roots, as well as international culinary experience. All of her home-cooked recipes are exciting, accessible and “company-worthy.”


Meet Bonnie, 2014’s Pumpkin Fight Winner!

Posted On October 22nd, 2015
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Bonnie and Lucy with Chef Michael Buttacavoli, Cena

Last year during the Epicurean Hotel’s Pumpkin Fight, Bonnie McCredie decided to make an excellent decision to have lunch at Élevage with her neighbor. Little did she know that lunch would turn out to be one of the best dining experiences of her life and the start to many more!


Epicurean Pumpkin Fight Is Almost Here!

Posted On October 21st, 2015

pumpTampa’s Top Chef Pumpkin Fight is back again for its second year! Top chefs from local Tampa Bay restaurants will engage in the ultimate pumpkin-carving battle, all to benefit Feeding Tampa Bay.


Cooking Caribbean with BVI Chef Davide Pugliese

Posted On October 15th, 2015

220187_10150223145533689_346039898688_8524390_3767088_o-1024x680Chef Davide Pugliese needs no introduction to many of you who have traveled to our sister property, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands. His home and culinary retreat known to many as the “House With No Walls” or Wali Nikiti sits on top of Scrub Island and is marveled by many island guests who visit the secluded, pristine North Beach.


CASS: Mateu Velasco Art Opening Reception

Posted On October 10th, 2015

Mateu Velasco-Last month we gave you the inside scoop on one of our newest and most exciting partnerships with CASS Contemporary Art Space & Studio, a Tampa-based art gallery that focuses on modern collectible pieces from local, regional, national and international artists. As this partnership grows, we will continue to bring you more opportunities to Awaken Appetites Unknown.


Feed Your Weekend Appetite (And More) at the Epicurean: October 8 through October 12

Posted On October 7th, 2015

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

Cabs and Slabs: There’s Much More than What “Meats” The Fork

Posted On October 6th, 2015

gilianDid you know some of the same aromas and flavors found in beef can also be found in Cabernet?

Gilian Handelman, Director of wine Education for Kendall-Jackson is the special guest on Monday, October 12, at the Epicurean Theatre. Her class Cabs and Slabs: Beef and Cabernet Tasting will not only cover pairing beef with these notable reds, but it will also encompass what goes behind the different cuts of meat; which is much more than what “meats” the fork!


Feed Your Weekend Appetite (And More) at the Epicurean: October 2 through October 6

Posted On October 1st, 2015

Looking to Awaken Appetites Unknown? We have plenty to whet your appetite with everything we have going on at the Epicurean Hotel this weekend and beyond.

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