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Disconnect to Reconnect for the Month of February at Pinot’s Palette

When it comes to your cell phone or your sweetheart – which one would you choose? If you prefer screen time over true face time, you may be falling in the technology trap. Recent research on cellphones and the impact on romantic relationships signals trouble for couples.Just in time for Valentine’s, Pinot's Palette is leading the crusade to encourage couples to disconnect to reconnect and create art for the heart. It’s a month of digital detox date nights and [...]

Pinot’s Palette is Honored with Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 List Ranking

(HOUSTON) January 17, 2019 - Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer in the paint and sip experience, ranks among the best franchise opportunities in the nation, according to Entrepreneur Magazine.Pinot’s Palette, the fastest-growing franchise in the creative entertainment industry, is listed 208th on the prestigious Franchise 500®, the most comprehensive franchise ranking in the world. It is the sixth straight year Pinot’s Palette has been named to the list.Entrepreneur Magazine considers unit growth, financial strength, stability, and brand power when ranking [...]

Core Value Expect Excellence

Pinot’s Palette Core Value: Expect Excellence

Core Values are the fundamental beliefs of any company, and Pinot’s Palette has five that are near and dear to the way we do business:Have Fun Serve Energetically Expect Excellence Seeking Opportunities GritWe expect all employees, franchisees and candidates interested in becoming a part of the Pinot’s Palette entertainment franchise to live our values. To live them, you have to understand them; therefore, Part III of our Core Value series covers Expect Excellence. Consistently Exceptional Experience Our customers both expect, [...]

Pinot's Palette Artist Rewards

The Color of Money: Artists Find Rewarding Careers at Pinot’s Palette

“Starving artist” sounds romantic in theory, but the reality for liberal arts majors is often anything but. Forced to choose between passion and a reliable income, creative types often abandon their talent to pay the bills. But paint and sip franchise Pinot’s Palette® seeks to change that starving artist mentality. Pinot’s Palette helps artists do what they love by giving them a flexible schedule and a regular source of income.To that end, Pinot’s Palette creates hundreds of jobs for [...]

Ways to Utilize Your Studio

8 Ways To Utilize Your Studio During Non-Peak Hours

We’ve all heard how important location is to most retail businesses, including our wine and paint franchise. Location comes with a fixed cost, called rent. Pinot’s Palette’s peak public event times are Thursday and Friday evenings, Saturday, and Sunday brunch/afternoon. So, how can you increase your return on investment during non-peak business hours? Here are eight opportunities to consider. 1. Open Studio Open Studio is a free-form event, where guests can come and go while the studio is open, and paint [...]

Pinot’s Palette Named a Top Franchise for Women by Franchise Business Review

(October 2018) Pinot’s Palette®, a pioneer of the creative entertainment category, has been named a 2018 Top Franchise for Women by independent franchise market research firm Franchise Business Review.Pinot’s Palette is the world’s fastest growing paint and sip franchise with 159 locations across the United States and Canada.More than 200 franchise brands representing nearly 6,000 female franchise owners participated in Franchise Business Review's research with only 50 brands making the list of Top Franchises for Women. Pinot’s Palette franchisees [...]

Pinot’s Palette Offering Blacklight Classes for Halloween

Throughout the month of October, Pinot’s Palette, the local paint and sip hot spot, is turning everyone onto the blacklight painting trend. This is a cool and unique take on art that is fun for families, friends, and even dates! You are invited to come to the dark side to see how it works.When the lights go off, it is time to set your fears aside and go with the flow. By combining blacklights and special paint, the atmosphere inside the Pinot’s Palette studio electrifies as the canvases come to life in [...]

System Marketing Fund

What Is A System Marketing Fund?

The System Marketing Fund, also known at the National Marketing Fund (“NMF”) is intended to maximize general public recognition, acceptance and use of the Pinot’s Palette brand and our paint and sip business model. It is intended to promote and benefit all franchisees, and is not directly used to benefit one location over another.The NMF is used by the Franchisor on marketing and related activities that will promote and enhance Pinot’s Palette and brand awareness. What does this mean [...]

Core Value Serve Energetically

Pinot’s Palette Core Value: Serve Energetically

Pinot’s Palette’s creative entertainment franchise culture revolves around serving others. Serve Energetically is one of our company’s Core Values. Here are the Top 5 ways we deliver on this commitment, both internally and within our community. 1. Serving Our Customers Our guests have other paint and sip choices, so the exceptional experience they have with Pinot’s Palette influences their advocacy, reviews and whether they return again and again. Their first call or review of our Calendar of Events through excitedly saying [...]

Pinot's Palette 2018 Inc 5000

Pinot’s Palette Named to INC. Magazine’s 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

(August 2018) - Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer of the paint and sip experience, has been ranked at number 3,570 on the 37th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the third consecutive year Pinot’s Palette has been included in this list that represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment - its independent small businesses.The Houston-based company experienced a three-year growth rate [...]