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Epicurean Hotel Announces Staff Promotions

Posted On November 2nd, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (October 30, 2017) – The 137-room Epicurean Hotel located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa recently announced promotions of four employees: Shawn Routten to director of operations, Genevieve Wojick to front office manager, Teresa Riccardi to front desk supervisor and Ellen Macleish to Sous Chef. Read more…

Epicurean Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as Top Hotel in Florida

Posted On October 24th, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (October 24, 2017) – The Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida recently secured the #4 spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards for “Top Hotels in Florida,” making it the only hotel in the Tampa Bay area to be listed in the top 10.  Selections were determined via questionnaire from a variety of categories, including rooms, service, location, food/dining, design, activities/facilities and value.

“Thanks to a tremendous amount of hard work and a growing number of loyal guests, I’m proud to say the Epicurean is no stranger to this list,” said Kevin Scott, general manager of the Epicurean Hotel. “We’re deeply honored to be recognized by our guests and are grateful to our incredible team of employees, whose passion and dedication to outstanding guest service truly set us apart.” Read more…

Mainsail Lodging & Development Earns Marriott International’s Prestigious “Partnership Circle Award,” Hall of Fame Induction

Posted On October 19th, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (October 19, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development, a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean, was recognized with Marriott International’s Partnership Circle Award, the highest honor awarded by Marriott to its owners and franchise partners for hospitality excellence. Mainsail was also inducted into the award program’s Hall of Fame. Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development, was on hand to accept the award at Marriott International’s recently concluded Full Service Owners Conference (MINA) in San Francisco. Read more…

Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel Names New General Manager

Posted On June 28th, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (June 28, 2017) – The Epicurean Hotel announced today the appointment of Kevin Scott as general manager of the 137-room boutique hotel. Scott will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of the Epicurean, located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa. Tom Haines, previous general manager of the Epicurean, has been promoted to vice president of operations of Mainsail Lodging & Development, Epicurean’s parent company.

With 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Scott comes to the Epicurean from the Hotel Max in Seattle, where he worked for three years as the general manager. Read more…

Mainsail Lodging & Development Announces Spring Property Enhancements Scrub Island, Epicurean Hotel and Mainsail Beach Inn Add Upgrades

Posted On March 23rd, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (March 23, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development is announcing a new round of upgrades and enhancements to three of its properties: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands, Epicurean Hotel in Tampa and Mainsail Beach Inn on Anna Maria Island. Ranging from new artwork, furnishings and lighting to outdoor amenities and landscaping, the spring improvements include a mix of the aesthetic and the adventurous at these distinct hotels and resort.

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EDGE at the Epicurean Hotel Takes Rooftop Experience to New Heights with Enhancements

Posted On March 21st, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (March 20, 2017) – EDGE Social Drinkery at the Epicurean Hotel has announced a variety of upgrades to the popular rooftop lounge in Tampa’s Hyde Park district. Upgrades include the addition of a 60-inch television, colored lighting, new artwork and refreshed seating areas. Food and beverage options are being expanded as well, with new wine, beer and cocktail lists, and updated menus.

“As the only rooftop lounge in the area, EDGE is still a fairly new venue, but we want to keep the concept exciting and fresh,” stated Tom Haines, general manager of the Epicurean Hotel. “We want our guests to enjoy a new experience every time they visit us.” Read more…

Mainsail’s Epicurean Hotel, Scrub Island Resort Named “Best Hotels for 2017” by U.S. News & World Report

Posted On February 13th, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (February 13, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development is honored to announce the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands have been ranked among the “Best Hotels for 2017” by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice.

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Mainsail Lodging & Development Promotes Tom Haines to Vice President of Operations

Posted On January 24th, 2017

Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the promotion of Tom Haines to vice president of operations. For the past four years, Haines has served as general manager of the boutique 137-room Epicurean Hotel in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa. In his new role, Haines will oversee operations at all hotels in Mainsail Lodging’s portfolio, as well as pre-openings for new hospitality projects.

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Epicurean Hotel Presents Sleigh Full of Holiday Offerings

Posted On December 7th, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (December 7, 2016) – This holiday season, the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida is offering a sleigh full of seasonal fun for all appetites. Guests will be surrounded by culinary-themed décor, including the signature wine bottle tree, and will be treated to a holiday feast for the senses. Those in need of an extra room for visiting relatives, the Epicurean is offering rates as low as $165 throughout the holiday season for Florida residents.

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