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Franchise Relationship Manager

Benefits of a Franchise Relationship Manager

When people think about opening a Pinot’s Palette, they can picture the benefits—the community connection, the excitement of providing an entertaining space, the freedom to set their own schedule, and the expansion opportunities. But they may also dwell on worries and insecurities about getting a new business off the ground. It’s an understandable hesitation, but paint and sip franchise Pinot’s Palette doesn’t leave their franchisees to stumble through this process. Pinot’s Palette created an entire corporate role to walk [...]

Pinot's Palette Formula for Love

Pinot’s Palette Holds the Formula for Love

Many couples are looking for ways to reconnect in our tech-centered, hectic world, where isolation, stress, and 24/7 work can cause even the most committed partners to drift apart. The solution might be simpler than you think. Could a simple date-night activity like painting actually improve your relationship with your partner? Science says absolutely. A Baylor University study shows that levels of oxytocin, “the love hormone,” skyrocket when couples paint together. As far-fetched as that premise may sound, it’s actually [...]

Project Pet National Pet Month

Project Pet Classes for National Pet Month

Sit. Stay. Paint. Just in time for National Pet Month in May, the local Pinot’s Palette, the premier paint and sip studio, is hosting Project Pet — an entire class dedicated to helping people paint a portrait of their pet. Project Pet gives pet parents the op-paw-tunity to honor their furry, feathered, or finned friends in a very fetching way. Corey Beth from Pinot’s Palette Memorial City explains to CW39 Houston, “When you come in we're going to help you do [...]

Pinot’s Palette Marks Major Business Milestone

(May 2019) Pinot’s Palette, the nation’s premier paint and sip franchise, marks its 10th anniversary this month. Founded in 2009 by Beth and Charles Willis and Craig Ceccanti, the franchise has grown to 141 studios across the United States and Canada and has turned the entrepreneurial dreams of more than 190 people into reality. The franchise is also one of the largest employers of professional artists, who serve as class instructors. “When we started, I never could have imagined sharing a [...]

Inventory Wine

How Do I Inventory Wine For My Studio’s Bar?

Choosing the ideal wines for your customers is a key part of a perfect night out, and part of Pinot’s Palette’s wine and paint franchise business model. You have to take things such as price, tastes and seasonality into account. Regionalization also plays a role – if your studio is in a wine region, there may be more loyalty to local boutique brands. Finally, state and local regulations may play a role, especially with how you are required to [...]

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 Grit We 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 [...]