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Epicurean Hotel Updates Élevage, EDGE and Theatre with Creative Menus, Refreshed Areas and Revamped Theatre Programming

Posted by Kelly Stafford, November 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (November 7, 2019) – Following the hiring of new Executive Chef Jason Bamford, Tampa’s popular Epicurean Hotel has introduced an innovative “American fusion” menu at its signature restaurant, Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar, and EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge. Under the direction of Chef Jason, the hotel has also unveiled a series of programming changes for their Epicurean Theatre. Élevage is open for dinner nightly and weekend brunch, while Read More

Epicurean Hotel Announces New Hires in Food & Beverage

Posted by Kelly Stafford, November 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (November 7, 2019) – The 137-room Epicurean Hotel located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa recently announced two key additions to the hotel’s award-winning culinary team: Executive Chef Jason Bamford and Restaurant General Manager Vicente Lavayen. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome Jason and Vicente to the Epicurean table,” said Kevin Scott, general manager, Epicurean Hotel. “Their respective talents, skills and creativity in the Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Earns Marriott International’s Excellence in Food & Beverage Award

Posted by Kelly Stafford, October 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (October 23, 2019) – 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 Excellence in Food & Beverage Award. Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development, was on hand to accept the award at Marriott International’s recent Full-Service Owners Conference (MINA) in Scottsdale, Arizona. “It’s a genuine honor to Read More

Epicurean Hotel Recognized with Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Award

Posted by Kelly Stafford, October 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (October 7, 2019) – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 32nd annual Readers’ Choice Awards with the Epicurean Hotel securing the #4 spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards for “Top Hotels in Florida,” making the Epicurean the only hotel in the Tampa Bay area to be listed in the Top 10. More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Announces Executive Appointments

Posted by Kelly Stafford, October 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (October 07, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development has announced today the appointment of Jill Lemaster as the company’s first-ever chief financial officer and Tom Stoffo as director of technology. The two have assumed their new positions on the executive team of the Tampa-based hospitality company, which develops and operates lodging products in the southeastern United States and the Caribbean. Mainsail’s portfolio is quickly expanding with lifestyle hotels Read More

Epicurean Hotel Receives AAA Four Diamond Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

Posted by Kelly Stafford, July 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (July 22, 2019) – The Epicurean Hotel, located in Tampa’s trendy and historic Hyde Park neighborhood, has received the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating for the fifth year in a row. Only 6.3 percent of the more than 27,000 AAA Inspected & Approved hotels make the Four Diamond list. The Epicurean Hotel is now among the select group of just six hotel properties in Tampa to hold this rating. Read More

Epicurean Hotel Hosts Fifth Annual “Epic Chef Showdown” to Benefit Feeding Tampa Bay

Posted by Kelly Stafford, June 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2018) – The Epicurean Hotel is hosting the fifth annual Epic Chef Showdown to benefit Feeding Tampa Bay, the area’s largest food rescue and distribution organization. The Epic Chef Showdown is a seven-week competition pitting eight of the Tampa Bay area’s top restaurants against each other in a friendly cooking competition judged by a panel of local celebrities and notable food writers. Each week, beginning Monday, Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Installs Deckchair Live Webcam Technology at all Autograph Collection Properties

Posted by Kelly Stafford, June 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (June 11, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the installment of Deckchair Livecam Technology at each of their five Autograph Collection Hotels – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique, food-focused Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida; Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the historic Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida; as well as their latest Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Properties Earn TripAdvisor Top Honors

Posted by Kelly Stafford, June 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (June 3, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development has announced that five of its properties have received the 2019 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Among the award-winners are the Epicurean Hotel and Mainsail Beach Inn, which were also inducted into Trip Advisor’s Hall of Fame this year, having earned five consecutive Certificates of Excellence. Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club, Fenway Hotel and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Read More

Epicurean Hotel Initiates National Search for Executive Chef

Posted by Kelly Stafford, May 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (May 20, 2019) – Executive Chef Chad Johnson of the Epicurean Hotel and Haven recently announced his decision to step away from his position at the popular food-focused hotel to expand his responsibilities with the Bern’s restaurant group by assisting with the launch of Little Midway, as well as future concepts. As executive chef of Haven Tampa, Johnson will also continue to direct high-profile events which utilize the Read More

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