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New hotel in South Tampa to cater to food lovers

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

Even if you have no plans to book a room at the new Epicurean Hotel in South Tampa when it opens this fall, 'foodies' everywhere can't wait for its grand opening. 

As part of the hotel's many amenities it will unveil a one-of-a-kind Epicurean Theatre. With a full Viking Kitchen, industry experts will lead instructional classes. 

"Whether you want to learn about fine wines, learn tips on the latest culinary creations or learn now to become a mixologist, you will be able to do it all at the Epicurean Theatre", said hotel general manager Tom Haines. 

Miami's famous Chef Jean Pierre's Cooking School offers classes like this but Haines says it's never been done before inside a hotel.

People can learn from chefs and mixologist from the world famous Bern's Steakhouse, and other industry insiders.

The hotel is set to open this November. It is located near the Bern's Steakhouse on South Howard Avenue in Tampa.

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