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Feed Your Weekly Appetite (And More) at the Epicurean March 20-26

Posted On March 20th, 2017
Are you ready to Awaken Appetites Unknown this week and beyond? We’re giving you the insider’s scoop for upcoming events at Epicurean Hotel and things to do in Tampa to whet your appetite.

An Evening with Brian Talley, Owner/Winegrower, Talley Vineyards & Talley Farms
Tuesday, March 21, (7-9 p.m.) in the Epicurean Theatre
Epicurean Theatre welcomes Brian Talley, owner/winegrower of Talley Vineyards & Talley Farms to this month’s dinner and wine pairing class in Tampa. Brian will share his California farm-to-table philosophy, an excellent three-course menu with wine pairings and share stories from the farm. Tickets are $65 per person, and only a few remain. Hurry, and snag your seat here.


Food for the Soul

Posted On March 20th, 2017

An Interview with Joyce Endaya, finding humanKIND.

We first met Joyce through Feeding Tampa Bay, where she was the Civic Relations and Corporate Partnerships Manager. Just recently, Joyce left her Feeding Tampa Bay family to start a new journey.  We have a feeling you’re going to love this.

What is finding humanKIND?

Finding humanKIND is a collection of stories and portraits, meant to inspire kindness and empower change, gathered from the beautiful people we meet on our cross-country journey. We’re out to prove there is more good in this world and everyone is capable of making a difference, all it takes is a little bit of kindness.


4 Rivers Smokehouse: A Night with John Rivers

Posted On March 15th, 2017

Epicurean Theatre welcomes John Rivers, with 4 Rivers Smokehouse for a BBQ cooking class and beverage pairing on Friday, March 24, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Meat & Greet

John Rivers is preparing a few of his most popular 4 Rivers Smokehouse specialties. The menu will include 4 Rivers famous brisket, parmesan grits and pecan pie bread pudding. Each menu item will pair with a specialty beverage from Elevage. (more…)

Farm-to-Table Cooking Class with Brian Talley of Talley Vineyards

Posted On March 13th, 2017

Epicurean Theatre welcomes Brian Talley, owner/winegrower of Talley Vineyards & Talley Farms to this month’s cooking class lineup in Tampa.

On Tuesday, March 21, from 7 to 9 p.m., guests will enjoy a cooking class and wine pairing featuring three recipes from Brian’s new cookbook, Our California Table, Celebrating the Seasons with the Talley Family.Inline image


An Insider’s Guide to a Luxury Boutique Hotel: Series 1. Volume 2. Branding the Experience — Our Inspiration

Posted On March 11th, 2017

Series 1. Volume 2. Branding the Experience — Our Inspiration

At Epicurean Hotel, we believe in curating incredible experiences for all our guests. Just like our guests, each member of our team are connoisseurs of life, and want to celebrate all the wonderful flavors that life has to offer. In everything we do we hope to “inspire” guests to seek new experiences that immerse and connect them to the culture of our neighborhood.  (more…)

New EDGE menu at Epicurean’s Rooftop Bar Launches Impressive Cocktail Lineup

Posted On March 10th, 2017

EDGE Social Drinkery launches their newest rooftop bar menu featuring new crafted cocktails, boutique spirits, wine and craft beers.

Since my last feature on EDGE’s new cocktail menu, we’ve added a few additional cocktails on the list. A few favorites worth mentioning are the Dark and Stormy, Clover Club, Satenta y Cinco and the Kings Truce. (more…)

March Cupcakes & Cocktails — Lucky You!

Posted On March 9th, 2017

Let’s kick off March with a little cupcake luck with the top cupcake class in Tampa!

Lucky for you, here’s an early reminder that Chef Beth from Cloud 9 Confections returns to the Epicurean Theatre for her March cupcake class in Tampa. Get ready for three new cupcakes recipes themes featuring St. Patrick’s Day treats. Guests will learn how to make a sweet trio of desserts guaranteed to impress all your friends and family, while sipping on handcrafted libations prepared by Élevage Leprechauns. (more…)

Spotlight on Nichole Campo: Giving Gluten Free a New Name

Posted On March 9th, 2017

Join us as we welcome Nichole Campo; author, mother and self- taught chef to the Epicurean Theatre on March 31st. After preparing a 3-course dinner from her cookbook, Secrets of My Food Affair: A Gluten- Free Romance, your gluten free expectations are sure to change. Whether you suffer from gluten intolerance, Celiac Disease or are in the market for delicious and healthy recipes, this hands-on cooking class will be sure to satisfy your taste buds and Awaken Appetites Unknown! (more…)

March Spa Specials at Spa Evangeline

Posted On March 7th, 2017

Spring is right around the corner and Spa Evangeline at the Epicurean Hotel features three of the best spa specials in Tampa that will help you spring forward into March.

60-Minute Swedish Massage and 50-Minute Antioxidant Facial: $200
There’s no better way to wish winter goodbye than a nourishing and relaxing Swedish Massage and Antioxidant Facial combo. Enjoy 60-minutes of our traditional Swedish Massage that uses smooth, long connective strokes with light to moderate pressure that are guaranteed to melt away stress. Next, enjoy a burst of vitamins and energy for the skin. This rich facial moisturizes, regenerates and awakens skin cells so that your complexion is noticeably more radiant and refreshed than ever before.


Cakebread Cellars Wine Dinner

Posted On March 4th, 2017

With 40 harvests, the second generation winemaking Cakebreads small family winery has become one of the most successful and respected wineries in America. Renowned for its world-class vineyards, wines and hospitality; Cakebread Cellars produces award-winning, incredible wines.   (more…)

Feed Your Weekend Appetite (And More) at the Epicurean March 3-5

Posted On March 3rd, 2017
Are you ready to Awaken Appetites Unknown this weekend and beyond? We’re giving you the insider’s scoop for upcoming events at Epicurean Hotel and things to do in Tampa this weekend and beyond.

BASK: CASS Contemporary Art Space & Studio
Ongoing daily in the Epicurean Library Lounge

Our fifth featured artist, BASK, brings his richly textural works that imbue his “ant-iconic” and sometimes satirical worldview, with an undercurrent of dark emotion.
You may have seen his art displayed along the streets of Hyde Park Village. Now you also have the chance stop by our lobby for a limited time to see his masterpieces. Looking for the perfect gift for the art lover in your life?  BASK’s work is also available for purchase. For a sneak peek at the collection, view it here.


Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club: Setting Sail Spring 2017

Posted On March 1st, 2017

Off the coast of Florida, just west of Bradenton you’ll find quaint, little Anna Maria Island. A barrier island on the coast of Manatee County, this island holds history and heritage under “Old Florida” traditions. Fast forward almost a century; Anna Maria Island has become one of the most popular vacation destinations in Florida.

We’re excited to share this unique destination with our Mainsail family of guests and invite you to experience Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club, now accepting reservations for May of 2017. Since you’re family, we’re going to give you the full scoop on the area, as well as the unique amenities. (more…)

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