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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 [...]

Happy franchisee in paint and sip studio

Pinot’s Palette Passion: Staying in Love with Your Job

Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life. So goes the popular adage. Those words influence the career moves of everyone from daring millennials to disenchanted baby boomers. We embrace those words at Pinot’s Palette®, though we caution franchisees that it takes plenty of hard work to run a successful studio. Pinot’s Palette is a whole lot of fun. Everyone from the guests to the artists to the CEO will tell you that. It’s easy [...]

Coworkers & Canvases

Pinot’s Palette Offering Coworkers & Canvases Summer Team Building Events

Ah, summer. The season of barbeques, vacations, and pool parties. It’s also the time of year when employee motivation takes a dive. Pinot’s Palette, the premier paint and sip studio, is helping local companies avoid the dreaded summer slump. Instead of settling for picnics, parties and other corporate clichés, companies are kicking it up a notch with an innovative team-building painting pow-wow at Pinot’s Palette called Coworkers & Canvases. Leave the stressful work to-do list at the door and come [...]

Pinot's Palette Modesto

Bright Space: Opening Act for Modesto Pinot’s Palette

Lisa Cook is the first to admit she has a problem. It all started when she and husband Jim opened a Pinot’s Palette® paint and sip studio in Modesto, California, and things spiraled from there. But her secret isn’t a dark one. Indeed, her very bright problem is that she’s completely out of wall space at home, with hand-painted art gracing every nook and cranny. Lisa grew up as the daughter of a professional artist, and her dad made sure [...]

Bar or BYOB

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, [...]