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 to whet your palette and your appetite.
Tipsy Candle Company: Mother’s Day
Friday, May 12, (7 to 9 p.m.)
What a wonderful Mother’s Day treat! Guests will learn how to make their own candles with Tipsy Candle Company inside the Epicurean Theatre. During the workshop, you’ll make two 14 oz. candles from repurposed wine bottles filled with 100% soy wax and essential oils. Unfortunately this event is already sold out, but join the waiting list here.
Sunday, May 14
Don’t forget Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 14, spoil her with our list of one-of-a-kind Epicurean Hotel gifts here.
NEW Mural on EDGE
Have you seen our new art on EDGE yet? We unveiled our new custom mural by the artist Dalek during the 20th anniversary of Bern’s Winefest. If you enjoy Dalek’s mural at EDGE, head over to see Colors|Lines|Layers, his newest art collection exhibit at CASS Contemporary. For those wanting an insider’s look into all the action, be sure to visit the CASS website to see an awesome video of the mural and what went into creating it.
NEW CASS Art Exhibit: Chris Valle
Epicurean Rotating Satellite Gallery, ongoing daily
Last Friday, we welcomed our sixth featured artist Chris Valle, to the library lounge gallery in partnership with CASS Contemporary Art Space & Studio. His focus is on explorations and how the influence of media and pop culture are known for leaving doubts in the viewer’s reality. To see more art from his collection, visit CASS Contemporary Art Space & Studio or view it online here.
New Cocktails, Same Great Sunset at EDGE Social Drinkery
Kick back, and relax all weekend long at Epicurean Hotel’s rooftop bar and social drinkery that’s unlike any other in Tampa. Sip on the newest nine, must-try, hand-crafted cocktails and artisanal spirits on the EDGE of your expectations. With new handcrafted cocktails like the “slurring soccer mom” and the “side chick,” you’ll awaken appetites unknown and possibly develop a new alter ego.
Happy Hour: Everyday from 3–7 p.m. in Élevage Bar
Stop in at the Élevage Bar, and enjoy four of the happiest hours in South Tampa any day of the week! Featuring $3 beers, $5 cocktails, $5 wines by the glass and $5 appetizers. We keep the experience fresh and exciting by weekly curating the menu and selections at Chef Chad Johnson’s culinary discretion. Just remember: the menu may change, but the prices will stay the same. Isn’t it time you elevated your Tampa Happy Hour expectations?
More upcoming events you won’t want to miss …
MasterChef Season 7 Winner: Shaun O’Neale
Thursday, May 18, (7 to 9 p.m.)
He’s cooked for culinary masters; now let him cook for you! Help us welcome the Season 7 winner of MasterChef, Shaun O’Neale to the Epicurean Theatre for a night of incredible flavors and stunning plates. He’ll teach you how to bring bold cuisine into your own kitchen with three of his original recipes and wine pairings: Hamachi Crudo, Lobster Ravioli, Bourbon Braised Short Ribs. Unfortunately this class is already sold out, but you can join the waitlist here.
Cupcakes & Cocktails: Brunch Edition
Saturday, May 20, (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Join Chef Beth with Cloud 9 Confections for a special brunch edition of her famous Cupcakes & Cocktails class. Learn how to make three decadent cupcakes: French Toast, It’s Bananas, and Make Mine a Mimosa, all paired with a specialty brunch cocktail. Only a few tickets remain! Tickets are $65 per person, and can be purchased on our website here.