Feed Your Weekend Appetite (And More) at the Epicurean: December 3 through December 6

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.

Weekly happenings at the Epicurean Hotel include:

SunglassesShop Local – Support Local Trunk Show & Holiday Charity Event: Sunday, December 6 (4 p.m.–8 p.m.)
If you missed Spa Evangeline’s Local Trunk Show in August, don’t miss your chance to experience the last one of the year! It’s a great opportunity to not only support our local Tampa small businesses, but also to check your Christmas shopping off the list early. Local vendors will setup shop on the Epicurean Hotel Garden Terrace and display this seasons newest fashions, trends and products. All proceeds from the silent auction will benefit our partners at Feeding Tampa Bay.  Insider Tip: Bring an unwrapped toy donation for Toys for Tots and you’ll receive a complimentary glass of wine. Visit www.epicureantheatre.com to learn more!

Time Management Therapy, 30-Minute Express Services: Mondays through Thursdays in Spa Evangeline
We get it; you’re busy. That doesn’t mean you can’t make time to relax! Sometimes 30-minutes is all you need to feel rejuvenated and ready to conquer the busy week ahead!  To top it off, these 30-minute pampering sessions include a complimentary glass of champagne, wine, or Maker’s Mark. (Done & done!) Choose from the Sparkling Moscato Manicure ($30), Pinot Grigio Pedicure ($45), Food for the Sole ($65), Sauvignon Blanc Scalp Massage (15-min $30), Bourbon Back Soother ($30) and the Maker’s Mark Target Massage ($65). New spa special alert! The FarmHouse Fresh Introductory Facial; a 30-minute facial for only $50! *menu & prices could vary seasonally.
Bonus: Spa Evangeline has extended their hours and they are now offering In-Room Massages for hotel guests! For more information and details on each treatment, visit the Spa Evangeline website or call 813-999-8742.

Happy Hour: Everyday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Élevage Bar
Enjoy the happy hour that everyone 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.

Christmas box
Holiday Toy Drive
: Donations Accepted Through December 7
Donate any new unwrapped toy to the donation box in the Epicurean Hotel Lobby and receive a $25 Spa Bonus Card to Spa Evangeline! All toys will be donated to The Spring of Tampa Bay, the only certified Domestic Violence Center in Hillsborough County. The Spring provides services spanning emergency residential shelter, legal assistance, children’s programs and more. Spread the holiday cheer this year; give a toy, and receive a whole lot more in return.

Coming up you don’t want to miss …

Rooster & the Till: Duck, Duck, Goose!: Monday, December 7, (7 p.m.–9 p.m.)

Located in the neighborhood of Seminole Heights, Rooster & the Till serves up Modern American cuisine cooked with love and sourced from nearby farms and gardens. Spend the evening with Chef Ferrell Alvarez as he instructs a cooking demonstration. Each attendee will get to take home recipes and get a three-course dinner paired with wine. Unfortunately, this class is sold out,but you can join the wait list by visiting www.EpicureanTheatre.com.

Jane Iredale Makeup: In the Blink of a Smoky Eye: Wednesday, December 9, (5 p.m.-7 p.m.)
Spa Evangeline presents an evening of makeup artistry, makeovers, wine and much more with Jane Iredale’s Global Educator, Hannah Hatcher. Learn how to achieve the perfect “smoky eye” just in time for holiday parties. Tickets are $25 and the ticket cost goes towards any purchased products that night. This holiday event will be held in Spa Evangeline. To purchase your ticket, please visit www.EpicureanTheatre.com.

Dean HurstWhisk(e)y Around the World: Thursday, December 10, (7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.)
Join our Director of Spirits Dean Hurst for a unique tasting event of mouth-watering malt whiskies from across the globe. Learn about distillation practices, effects of climate and regional influences. Tickets are $35 and include tastings of six different global whiskeys. You don’t want to miss this event! To purchase your tickets visit www.EpicureanTheatre.com.