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Pinot's Palette Project Pet

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 [...]

Pinot's Palette Have Fun Core Value

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 [...]

Pinot's Palette Pasadena

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 [...]

Opening a Pinot's Palette franchise

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 [...]

Have a Sales Plan

Want Better ROI On Your Franchise Investment? Make Sure Sales Is A Part Of Your Plan!

It is every business owner’s dream that marketing could be put on auto-pilot, money would come rolling in, and life will be good. One less thing to juggle in the busy life of a franchise owner. However, the idea of “marketing only” can set a business, including a franchised business, up for missed revenue opportunities due to: Seasonal influences If you do not pay attention to high and low seasons in your industry or take advantage of seasonal opportunities such 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 [...]

Pinot's Palette Mobile Events

Party for 200? With Mobile, Large Painting Parties Are An Option!

A brick-and-mortar Pinot’s Palette studio is a perfect event venue for regular paint and sip classes; baby showers, bachelorette or birthday parties; kids’ camps; as well as other activities where seat count is within the studio’s capacity. What do you do if a company wants to plan a large teambuilding event, or a non-profit wants to combine a fundraising activity for its many supporters? Do you turn away the business? NO! This is where the “Van Go” arm of [...]

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 [...]

Where Do Paint and Sip Studios Get Their Paintings?

If you’ve checked out Pinot’s Palette art and wine classes, you know that we have what seems like an endless number of paintings. On any given event calendar, you’ll see everything from master studies to baby animals. And new paintings are added every week! Do you ever wonder where all these paint and sip paintings come from? Or how a Pinot’s Palette owner even begins to decide what to place on their studio’s monthly event calendar? If you want to start [...]