Epic Chef Showdown

Eight of the Top Restaurants, One Epic Chef!

Eight weeks of non-stop action all for an even better cause. This annual cooking competition pits the top local restaurant chefs against each other week by week. In each Epic Chef Showdown round, two competing chefs  received a mystery box of ingredients that are not commonly prepared together, and were challenged to create two dishes that are unique, aesthetically …Read More

Feed your Weekend Appetite (And More): September at the Epicurean

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: Mondays through Thursdays in Spa EvangelineTime Management Therapy, 30-Minute Express ServicesWe get it you’re busy, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make time to relax. These 30 minutes …Read More

Feed your Weekly Appetite: August 23 through August 28

Looking to Awaken Appetites Unknown? We’re mixing it up and feeding your weekly appetite with everything we have going on inside the Epicurean Hotel this week (starting Sunday) and beyond. Splash Sundays at the Epicurean Hotel Pool Sunday, August 23 (12 p.m. – 5 p.m.) Summer’s winding down and you don’t want to miss South Tampa’s sexiest summer pool party …Read More

Epic Chef Showdown Supports Feeding America Tampa Bay

While the Epic Chef Showdown is a fun hometown competition, it also serves a deeper need – combating hunger in Tampa Bay. I sat down with Thomas Mantz, Executive Director of Feeding America Tampa Bay , to give you an inside look at what inspires him and his organization, and how we can all get involved to help fight …Read More

The Refinery and Fodder & Shine: Epic Chef Showdown Restaurant Profiles

Executive Chef, Greg Baker is a pioneer to the local restaurant community, especially in Seminole Heights. His two restaurants, The Refinery and Fodder & Shine are both competing against each other in the Epic Chef Showdown benefiting Feeding America Tampa Bayat the Epicurean Hotel.   The Refinery is a popular restaurant (especially with the locals) that changes their menu every week using locally-sourced …Read More

Parkshore Grill: Epic Chef Showdown Restaurant Profile

Parkshore Grill is an award-winning, fine dining restaurant located on the popular Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg, FL. Chef Tyson Grant serves up contemporary American cuisine with fresh local ingredients. Some of his ingredients include Nimon Ranch beef, pork and lamb. His chicken is all natural along with organic salmon and sustainably fished seafood from …Read More

Cena: Epic Chef Showdown Restaurant Profile

Cena, which stands for “dinner” or “supper” in Italian is a modern mix of fresh ingredients and simple Italian food served in the contemporary and stylish downtown district of Channelside in Tampa. As one of the competitors of our Epic Chef Showdown, team Cena will face Parkshore Grille in the first round of competition.  I had the …Read More

Feed your Weekend Appetite: July 10 through July 12

Looking to Awaken Appetites Unknown? Feed your weekend appetite with everything we have going on inside the Epicurean Hotel this weekend and beyond. Splash Sunday at the Epicurean Hotel Pool on Sunday, July 12 (12 p.m. – 5 p.m.) South Tampa’s sexiest summer pool party series is the place to be every Sunday! Splash Sunday wouldn’t be complete without …Read More

Sharpen Your Knives! Epicurean Presents: The Epic Chef Showdown

Starting Monday, July 27 the knives will come out and the gloves will come off, for the most Epic Chef Showdownin Tampa Bay history! The Epicurean Hotel and Feeding America Tampa Bay are partnering together, along with eight local restaurants, for a fierce competition that will help fight hunger in our Tampa Bay community. In similar fashion to many chef competitions you …Read More

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