Learn the Art of Entertaining at The Pearl in Rosemary Beach

January 28, 2015 by SoWal Staff

The Pearl Hotel in Rosemary Beach is sharing their award-winning hosting tips in a series of classes focused on The Art of Entertaining. Food & Beverage professionals at The Pearl will teach participants how to create a menu and host a gathering in seamless fashion.     

Each class will focus on a different aspect or style of party and the techniques behind preparing dishes, setting the scene, proper drinks to serve and tips that will transform participants into confident hosts. Classes will be fun and informative while providing in-depth information and hands-on experience. 

A few classes repeat throughout the series, such as Champagne & Tablescapes (12/29), Pickles, Preserves and Conserves (3/31, 9/5, 12/27), and Date Night Sushi Cooking-a hands on lesson in the fine art of sushi making during which couples learn how to prepare simple sushi rolls while sampling a selection of sakes (7/25). Other unique class offerings in The Art of Entertainment Series include: 

  • Flower Arranging Like a Pro with Amanda Liartis (4/4)
  • The Perfect Cocktail Party- Mixology (5/30)
  • Salsa Dancing Instruction & Mojito Making (6/24)
  • Bites N’ Brews with Executive Chef Matt Moore (7/11)
  • Wine & Design Paint & Wine Party (8/8)
  • Wine Tasting 101 - Lecture & Tasting (10/1)
  • Seafood 101 with Chef De Cuisine of Havana Beach (11/28)

Participants should arrive on time and wear comfortable shoes suitable for standing over long periods of time. The Art of Entertaining events are held in the Hemingway Room at The Pearl. Reservations are required and can be made at (850) 588-2881. See the full listing of classes, times and descriptions at, on the SoWal Events Calendar and in the SoWal Dining Forum

Named a “Best New Hotel in the World” and the “#1 Best Hotel in Florida” in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice survey, The Pearl is a 55-room luxury resort located in Rosemary Beach. Like its namesake, The Pearl is intimate in scale and classic in style, with a destination restaurant, Havana Beach Bar & Grill, serving Gulf Coast Americana cuisine for brunch and dinner, as well as a full-service spa, signature pool area with rooftop lounge, and plush meeting facilities. 

The Pearl Hotel is located at 63 Main Street in Rosemary Beach. For more information, including reservations, please visit or call (850) 588-2881.         


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