Feed Your Weekend Appetite (And More) at the Epicurean April 1 through 3

Blueberry oatmealLooking 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.

Weekly happenings at the Epicurean Hotel include:

New Menus: Élevage
In honor of Florida Blueberry Month, you’ll notice seasonal cocktails, appetizers, entrées and brunch items that showcase local blueberries from Wish Farms.

Spa Evangeline Specials:

Hydra FacialThe newest in skincare: The HydraFacial MD® treatment is now offered at Spa Evangeline. In as little as 30 minutes, you’ll feel completely refreshed and rejuvenated. View pricing and specials here. Call Spa Evangeline for an appointment today at 813-999-8742.

Have you heard of the Epic Membership? For $100 a month (6-month commitment) you’ll get first dibs on one of the following 60-minute spa services each month: Epicurean Signature Massage, Signature Facial, Seasonal-Farm Fresh Body Polish or the Classic Manicure and Pedicure. Members also receive special VIP pricing on different treatments each month. You can check out all the membership details here.

Give a Gift; Get a $25 Gift Card! Between Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and all the spring birthdays coming up, you’re probably looking for the perfect gift for everyone. But what about a gift for yourself?! During the month of April, purchase a $250 Spa Evangeline gift card and receive a $25 bonus gift card. Purchase gift cards here.

Pink CocktailEpicurean Happy Hour: Every day from 3 p.m.–7 p.m. in Élevage Bar
Why limit happy hour to just one hour? Enjoy the happy hour that everyone in SoHo is raving about! Featuring $5 Chef Chad’s choice appetizers, $5 cocktails, $5 wines by the glass, and $3 beers. Isn’t it time you elevated your Happy Hour expectations? And, we’ll keep it fresh and exciting by changing the menu and selections each week. Just remember; the menu may change, but the prices will stay the same. #InstantHappiness

Hospitality Industry Night: Sundays at EDGE
If you work in the hospitality industry, you should be joining us every Sunday night at EDGE! Take the elevator to the top and receive 50% off beer, wine and cocktails (excluding happy hour) with proof of employment.

Derek Gores Collage Series: CASS Contemporary Art Space & Studio 
Derek Gores has joined the CASS Contemporary Art Space & Studio’s permanent satellite gallery at the Epicurean Hotel. His collage art “Beauty in Chaos” is the second rotation featured in the gallery. It’s a must-see gallery experience and only here for a limited time!

Also coming up you don’t want to miss…

Chef Jason ClineThree-Course Dinner with Chef Jason Cline of The Birch & Vine: Tuesday, April 5 (7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.)
Executive Chef Jason Cline uses his skills in classical cooking and innovative techniques fused with his passion for bold flavors to create menus for The Birchwood. He continues to be recognized in the culinary circuit, winning multiple awards and collaborating with world-renowned influential chefs. Most recently, his focus on sourcing ingredients from local Florida farms was recently featured on “Emeril’s Florida” on the Food Network. Tickets are $70 per person and can be purchased at www.EpicureanTheatre.com.

Big Flavors from the Big Green Egg with Dr. BBQ, Ray Lampe: Wednesday, April 6, (7 p.m.-9 p.m.)
Inducted in the BBQ Hall of Fame in 2014, Ray Lampe is an outdoor cooking expert. Spend the evening with Dr. BBQ and enjoy learning how he makes a three-course meal off his Big Green Egg and all guests will receive a copy of Ray’s new book, Flavorize to take home. Tickets are $70 per person and can be purchased at www.EpicureanTheatre.com.

Gary holding photo of his fatherDid you know that April is Florida Blueberry Month? And that locally, we are one of the largest blueberry producers in the United States? It’s all “berry” true! Stay tuned for your inside scoop on new dishes hitting the Élevage menu along with a special one-on-one with Wish Farms Owner and Head Pixie, Gary Wishnatzki.