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 $169 throughout the holiday season.
The Epicurean Theatre will be buzzing with festive programming including a class on holiday wines and “Cupcakes & Cocktails: Holiday Peppermint Bark.” Every Monday in December, EDGE, the rooftop bar will be hosting an ugly sweater party and showcasing winter brews and cocktails including spiked egg nog and hot cocoa. In addition Élevage, the hotel’s signature restaurant, is preparing a unique menu for Christmas Day that includes a sampling of items from holidays around the world. Selections include Bavarian Christmas – cider glazed ham with spätzle, spiced red cabbage, apple marmalade and alpine cheese fondue and Soul Food Holiday – buttermilk fried chicken with candied yams, greens and hocks and milk gravy.
The Epicurean’s spa, Evangeline, is offering a mint chocolate mistle-toes hand, foot or body treatment to highlight the fun flavors of the season. Shoppers can also work on their lists by purchasing a variety of Epicurean-themed items including exclusive locally made Tipsy candles made from wine bottles, etched wine glasses and accessories, cork wreaths and ornaments, packaged spices and rubs, holiday soaps and more. The brand-new Bern’s book, Bern’s Rare & Well Done, can also be purchased at the hotel. Gift cards to the Epicurean for room nights, Spa Evangeline, Élevage and EDGE are available, as well as gift cards for classes and events at the Epicurean Theatre. For every $100 spent on an Epicurean or Bern’s gift card, a $25 bonus Spa Evangeline gift card awaits.
Located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa, Fla., the food-focused Epicurean Hotel features a state-of-the-art culinary classroom known as the Epicurean Theatre; Élevage, a restaurant where classic recipes are re-imagined; EDGE rooftop bar; Chocolate Pi pâtisserie; Bern’s Fine Wines & Spirits wine shop; Evangeline full-service spa; and 5,200-square feet of flexible event space. The Epicurean Hotel was developed in collaboration with Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern’s Steak House and is the first newly constructed hotel property in the United States to join the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR).
For information or reservations for the Epicurean, please call (855) U-AWAKEN (829-2536) or visit www.EpicureanHotel.com.