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Bar or BYOB? 8 Things To Consider

Pinot’s Palette is a creative entertainment adventure, where people Paint. Drink. Have Fun.® Our studios offer a full night-out experience that includes painting, rockin’ music, joke-filled artist instruction, and adult or non-alcoholic beverages. As a prospective franchise candidate, you are empowered in most situations to choose whether you will offer a BYOB set-up, or host a studio bar. First and foremost, state laws guide your choice. As an example, the State of California requires a bar to serve alcohol on [...]

Small Business Ownership

Small Business Ownership: Reality Check

Be your own boss! Make your own schedule! It’s easy to see why so many people are attracted to small business ownership. It’s an economic venture at the heart of the American Dream. And small business ownership can provide a dream lifestyle… but it’s not a golden ticket. Avoiding the pitfalls of small business ownership depends largely on putting a lot of research and even more hard work into your business. Before you even put one dollar on the line, [...]

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Video and Animation – Bringing Paint and Sip to Life!

Video has become a large part of how we consume information. It’s no longer just words that tell a story – it’s images, body language, colors, music and tones, and techniques that spark interest.  Video impacts our emotions – we cry, smile, laugh. According to HubSpot’s The State of Video Marketing in 2018, 72% of people would rather use video to learn about a product or service, and 83% would consider sharing with their friends. Pinot’s Palette launched its video content strategy [...]

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Blazing New Trails: Brick Pinot’s Palette Opens Opportunity

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail,” Ralph Waldo Emerson said. Diana Chams seems to embrace the philosophy of the 19th century poet. Instead of meandering down smooth paths, the owner of Brick, New Jersey’s new Pinot’s Palette® craves the steep terrain of opportunities born of challenge. Diana felt herself joyfully coasting on one of those smooth paths in her roles as a special education substitute teacher, stay [...]

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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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Living Our Core Values: Have Fun

Pinot’s Palette lives five core values, creating a foundation for how we do business, support the franchise system, and create magic for our customers. These core values are: Have Fun Serve Energetically Expect Excellence Seek Opportunities Grit Nothing is more important in the creative entertainment industry than fun, and you know what to expect from our tagline, Paint. Drink. Have Fun®. Let’s explore a few more ways that we live this value, day in and day out. Work Hard, Play Hard All [...]

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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 [...]

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Why Opening a Pinot’s Palette Franchise is Better than Starting from Scratch

One of the most common questions from people exploring the Pinot’s Palette franchise opportunity is, “Why is it a better option than just starting from scratch?” In franchising, this is not a unique inquiry; many aspiring entrepreneurs feel that they could open a business on their own. While they may be correct, more and more of these individuals are finding out that franchising offers some significant advantages and benefits that make it the better option in most cases. Here are [...]