Food-focused Epicurean Atlanta hotel coming to Midtown this year

Rendering of Epicurean Atlanta. / Courtesy of Epicurean Atlanta
Rendering of Epicurean Atlanta. / Courtesy of Epicurean Atlanta

A new Marriott hotel slated to open later this year is hoping to bring a tasty experience to Midtown.

Set to open this summer at 1117 West Peachtree Street, Epicurean Atlanta will occupy one of three towers located in the 1105 West Peachtree property by Selig Development, along with a 31-story office tower and 64-unit condo tower.

The hotel will feature a street level restaurant, as well as a café and bar located on the ninth floor as part of the one-acre Sky Terrace, which will connect all the towers. The neighboring office tower will also feature a lobby bar.

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In addition, the 1,964 square-foot Epicurean Theatre “presents guests the opportunity to watch, learn, experience, and create with award-winning chefs, star mixologists, buzzworthy winemakers and talented artists,” according to a press release. The theatre will, which will be able to accommodate100, will be equipped with a “state-of-the-art” kitchen and 86″ LED TVs and will also function as an event space with teleconferencing and hybrid meeting capabilities.

The Epicurean Theater at Epicurean Atlanta hotel. / Courtesy of Epicurean Atlanta
The Epicurean Theater at Epicurean Atlanta hotel. / Courtesy of Epicurean Atlanta

Atlanta-based architectural and interior design firm Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio will oversee the hotel’s design. The hotel’s 178 guest rooms, including 22 suites, will feature art and mixed media highlighting Atlanta landmarks including Sweet Auburn Market and Ponce City Market. A wooden installation paying homage to Georgia’s apple production will hang in the Grand Cru Ballroom.

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Epicurean Atlanta is the second location of the Epicurean Hotel brand. The first, a collaboration between Mainsail Lodging & Development and Bern’s Steak House, is located in Tampa, Florida.

“Atlanta has always been a hub for cultural immersion that spans art, renowned design, education and culinary talent,” Mainsail Lodging & Development founder Joe Collier said in a prepared statement. “We want to embed ourselves in the local landscape and breathe more life into the fabric of the city.”

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