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Core Programs Ramp Up Business

We paint with a broad brush here at Pinot’s Palette®. Our mission is “Paint. Drink. Have Fun.” But this mission applies to diverse outlets, from corporate team building events to kids' birthday parties. From the outside, a Pinot’s Palette franchise appears to be a lot of public paint and sip events. In actuality, our franchisees can offer many programs that allow them to leverage their studio’s resources during non-peak hours and capture customers who might not otherwise participate in paint [...]

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Pinot’s Palette Offering Project Pet Classes for National Pet Month

Just in time for National Pet Month in May, Pinot’s Palette is giving pet parents the opportunity to honor their furry, feathered, or finned friends in a very special way. Pinot’s Palette, the premier paint and sip studio, is hosting Project Pet —entire classes dedicated to helping people paint a portrait of their pet. Research published in the Los Angeles Times shows that just looking at our pets causes our brains to release oxytocin, which makes the human brain feel joy [...]

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New Marching Orders: Veterans Launch Pinot’s Palette Pasadena

Freddy and Nancy Castillo figured if they could survive the rigor of military careers, they could handle opening a franchise. So when Nancy retired from her 20 years of service, and Freddy saw his retirement looming in the near future, they decided to open a Pinot’s Palette® paint and sip franchise in Pasadena, California. They attended a class at another Pinot’s Palette and decided the venture would be fun to work on together. After looking at other paint and sip [...]

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Summer 2018 Marketing Internship

Do you know a driven and energetic marketing major? The Pinot’s Palette home office in Houston, Texas, is looking for a college student to intern in June and July of 2018. Interns are full members of our marketing team, managing projects from start to finish and gaining serious, hands-on experience that gives them a competitive advantage in joining the workforce after graduation. Check out the job description and qualifications below. Note that resumés are due by April 26.   Position: Marketing Intern As [...]

Leslie Warren Pinot's Palette Livermore

Worth the Wait: Pinot’s Palette Livermore Savors Success

Leslie Warren has been helping people smile her entire career. First, for two decades working her way up the ladder in dental practices, she pursued pearly white perfection. More recently, she has changed her focus from the anatomy of a healthy smile to giving people a reason to smile--that reason being a night of relaxation and entertainment at her Pinot’s Palette® paint and sip studio in Livermore, California. Dentistry led Leslie to Pinot’s Palette. Literally. As she planned her dental [...]

Disconnect to Reconnect for the National Day of Unplugging

Pinot's Palette has launched a crusade to help families suffering from “nomophobia” — “no mobile phone phobia” or fear of not having access to a working cell phone. According to the Pew Research Center, about three-quarters of U.S. adults say they own a smartphone… and almost half of them say they can’t live without it. Instead of giving up their phones, many people would choose to give up sex, Saturdays or some of their salary. To help, Pinot’s Palette, a popular [...]

Disconnect to Reconnect this Valentine’s Day at Pinot’s Palette

Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer in the paint and sip experience, is partnering with Reboot, a non-profit organization, which hosts a National Day of Unplugging, to encourage couples to power down, pick up a brush, and paint their commitment to each other on canvas. Kate Schnurr, owner of the Pinot’s Palette Highlands studio in Denver, explains to KDVR-TV, “The concept is putting down your cell phones, putting the technology away, and getting connected with the ones you love through painting.” Research [...]

Franchise 500 Award

Pinot’s Palette Makes Prestigious Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Nation’s Fastest-Growing Paint and Sip Franchise Rises to 178th (HOUSTON) February 01, 2018 – For the fifth consecutive year, Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer in the paint and sip experience, ranks among the best in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Pinot’s Palette, the nation’s fastest-growing franchise in the creative entertainment industry, ranks 178th — the highest ranking on the prestigious list for the paint and sip franchise to date. The company’s growth, financial strength, stability, and [...]

Put Yourself First: Multi-Unit Franchise Investments

The investment world is intimidating for many people. Do you put everything in real estate? Play the stock market? Trust your broker’s plan to riches? Or play it safe and stick your savings in a bank? The answers are different for every person. But after working with hundreds of franchisees, we’ve learned that investing in yourself is an investment you won’t regret. Groundwork for a Financial Future We want to let you in on an investment secret that many of our [...]

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Pinot’s Palette Named a 2018 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

(HOUSTON) January 16, 2018 - Pinot’s Palette®, a pioneer in the creative entertainment industry, is named to the list of top franchises for 2018 according to Franchise Business Review’s 13th annual ranking of the top 200 award-winning franchise opportunities. Pinot’s Palette has put an artistic spin on traditional girls’ night out, date night and corporate events by creating a social experience that combines guests’ favorite cocktails and snacks with an opportunity to create their own masterpiece. Headquartered in Houston, Pinot’s Palette [...]