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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Hanging with Master Interior Stylist Elizabeth Challinor owner of Restyle Your SpaceLast Tuesday afternoon at Pinot’s Palette – The Glen energetic Liz Challinor stopped by to discuss a guest curator partnership for our upcoming June calendar. The immediate outpouring of creativity unfolded as she started to tell us more about her passions as an interior stylist and started asking questions about our studio.

Liz’s background as a museum curator fueled her direction as she set out to launch a business based on her passions – making spaces beautiful and uniquely personal.  Liz specializes in a ‘reduce, reuse, restyle’ design principal. When I asked her to describe this process, she said, “the real trick is to unleash the inner creativity of the homeowner by fortifying confidence in their own style direction.” Instantly we knew we had found the perfect star for our first guest curator role. She had hit on the soul of our business mission… Unleashing creativity, check! Art, check!

Restyle Your Space and Pinot’s Palette became immediate BFFs that afternoon as we cooked up countless collaboration ideas, some of which we’re previewing starting this June. Check out upcoming paintings, Sailing, and upcoming Graduation Art Party (think decorate dorm room with BFF art pieces).

At the end of our meeting, we gave Liz a big hug and thanked her for such an inspired time chatting with her. In return, she smiled and said, “You had me at Pinot. This will be fun.” We 100% believe that truth.


About Liz Challinor
An avid reader of history with degrees in anthropology and museum studies, Master Interior Stylist Elizabeth Challinor fuses her passion for style with an appreciation of the environment and the power of preservation. Dedicated to sustainability and reuse, Liz comes to projects armed with 25 years of interior stylist-related experience, a sewing kit, and and a set of hand tools. Liz has a favorite power drill, and she really knows how to use it. 

About Restyle Your Space 
Goals: To foster your creativity & maximize existing possessions.
Our mission:To deliver a truly customer-centric interior design experience that maximizes the style potential of existing possessions and provides advice and referrals to encourage creativity and self-expression.  
The Restyle Your Space difference: Our approach creates more balance, simplicity, energy and space in your home and life.  It also empowers you to make enlightened investments in goods and services.We provide unbiased, personalized design assistance that emphasizes the value of life experiences.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Happy Birthday To Us

Happy Birthday To Us!!

We are so thankful to have our studio nestled in the heart of such a wonderful community. It has been 2 YEARS since we brought this "paint and sip" franchise to California, the very first Pinot's Palette on the West Coast. And we couldn't be more lucky to call this place our home. We have grown to offer a little bit of something for everyone. Whether it be a girls night out, date night, family boding, private party, corporate team building event, or cheap therapy- we are the place for you!

Thank you all for your gracious support over the past 2 years!

"Loved it! Will definitely come back!"

"Referred by a friend & had a great time!"

"Instructor was AMAZING!"

"Great environment, wine, & music- will be back!"

"My second time & loved it just as much as the first!"

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Book Now

1-3PM

Show your siblings why you're Mom's favorite by bringing her to Pinot's Palette - Lakewood.  Nothing says "I love you," more than painting and Mimosas!  Book your class to one of these fantastic paintings today.

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4:30-6:30 PM

Treat your #SUPERMOM! - Alamo Heights
Monday, April 27, 2015

This Mother's Day, treat your #SUPERMOM to adventures at Pinot's Palette!   

Enter our #SUPERMOM contest for a chance to win two gift certificates to Pinot's Palette - Alamo Heights, (the perfect gift for Mother's Day)!

Step 1:  Upload a picture of your mom to FB.
Step 2:  Tag yourself and Pinot's Palette - Alamo Heights
Step 3:  Using only 5 words, tell us why your mom is awesome!

Last year we featured one "Mimosa's with Mom" class and sold out!  So this year, we decided to add another!  Don't wait, we know you have lots of choices for Mother's Day, but "Mimosa's with Mom" at Pinot's Palette is bound to be a hit!

This Mother's Day have a blast!

Winners will be chosen at random.  By uploading your picture and tagging Pinot's Palette, you grant Pinot's Palette permmission to use your image for future commercial use.  Once the image is tagged you will be entered into a drawing. Winner will receive two gift certificates.  Winner will be announced on Friday, May 1st.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Pinot's Palette is excited to be hiring artists and bartenders to join our fun team! Please review job descriptions below and email your resume and required info to theglen@pinotspalette.com.

Artists

Pinot's Palette, a leader in the paint-and-sip industry, is excited to need some fun charismatic art instructors as we continue to grow! Customers will follow your instruction while they paint on their own stretched canvases with acrylic paint. The ideal person for this job will have an outgoing personality, strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, positive attitude and the ability to work quickly and energetically with our team of artists.

Responsibilities include:
Creating & Developing paintings to be taught in classes and used for promotional items.
Developing & executing detailed teaching methods 
Instructing customers during class in an energetic, clear and well-paced manner while encouraging creativity and creating a relaxed, fun atmosphere
Assisting customers and staff member(s) to ensure smooth class flow and promote customer painting success through teamwork and positive attitude.

Required Skills/Abilities: 
Ability to design and execute quality, acrylic paintings in various painting styles
Proficiency in Microsoft Word (PC or Mac)
Basic computer skills and internet knowledge
Public Speaking or performance skills (comfortable speaking on a microphone)
Time management and communication skills

Preferred Education/Experience:
College Degree in Art or Design related field.
Some experience leading a group of people (classroom or otherwise)
Some experience in customer service

To Apply, Please Respond with:
Your Resume 
3 images of your original paintings 

Please visit www.pinotspalette.com to find out more about us. 

Compensation: Competitive hourly pay with bonuses, royalties and room for advancement!


Bartender / Server

Pinot’s Palette is excited to come to Chicago’s North Shore and needs some fun charismatic bartenders!! Pinot’s Palette is an upscale Paint and Sip studio. Customers will be following a local artist instruction while they paint on their own 16X20 stretched canvases with acrylic paint. The ideal person for this job will have a fun personality that is 21 or over, familiar with serving beverages (alcoholic/nonalcoholic), computer literate and loves working with people in a very fun atmosphere! 

Job description 
Welcome people to Pinot’s Palette in the studio and at the bar before class begins. 
- Serve beverages throughout class time. 
- Use a point of sale computer system to track tabs of retail merchandise and beverages. 

Preferred Skills 
Bartended or waited tables previously. Computer literate. Enjoy working with the public! Bartenders will be trained by the Pinot's Palette staff on computer system. 

Preferred level of education 
High School Diploma/equivalent, College student or degree preferred. Minimum 6 months of bartending or waiting tables work experience preferred. Must enjoy art! 

Please respond with the following items to TheGlen@PinotsPalette.com 
Your resume with current references and work history.

Compensation: Competitive hourly pay 

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