Skip to main content
Mainsail Lodging & Development Serving Up “Cheese Please” Culinary Experience with Sweet Grass Dairy

WHO: Three award-winning hotels from Mainsail Lodging & Development – Trilith Guesthouse (Fayetteville, Georgia), Epicurean Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia), and Luminary Hotel & Co. (Fort Myers, Florida) – Sweet Grass Dairy.

WHAT: This August, Mainsail Lodging & Development is inviting guests to enjoy three “Cheese Please with Sweet Grass Dairy” culinary workshops at hotels in Georgia and Florida. A cheese-lover’s dream, each event features a chef-driven menu showcasing the finest cheeses from Sweet Grass Dairy in Thomasville, Georgia. Whether guests prefer sharp or creamy, nutty or buttery, salty or smoky, these multi-course dinners with wine pairings from Stoller Family Estate are sure to please. During the events, a representative of Sweet Grass Dairy will share the history of the farm and speak to the delicate process of cheesemaking.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Trilith Guesthouse

Thursday, August 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Epicurean Atlanta

Wednesday, August 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. – Luminary Hotel & Co.


WHERE: Trilith Guesthouse (The Kitchen) – 350 Trilith Parkway, Fayetteville, GA

Epicurean Atlanta (Epicurean Theatre) – 1117 W Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA

Luminary Hotel & Co. (The Workshop Culinary Theatre) – 2200 Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, FL


HOW: Purchase tickets for Trilith Guesthouse online

Purchase tickets for Epicurean Atlanta online

Purchase tickets for Luminary Hotel & Co. online


Media Contact:

Britney Guertin

Hayworth Public Relations

(386) 677-7000, ext. 4

[email protected]


Trilith Guesthouse Images HERE

Epicurean Atlanta Images HERE

Luminary Hotel Images HERE

Sweet Grass Dairy Images HERE



About Trilith Guesthouse

In January 2024, Trilith Guesthouse opened its doors onto the idyllic Town at Trilith in Fayetteville, Georgia, just minutes south of Atlanta. The five-story, 193-room boutique hotel is designed to awaken and inspire the storyteller in all who visit, providing a curated space for spirited socializing and creative collaboration. Trilith Guesthouse is home to the signature, chef-driven Prologue Dining & Drinks; the rooftop Oliver’s Twist Bar & View; The Kitchen culinary studio; outdoor heated pool; fitness center; and more than 17,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. The first of its kind in the Town at Trilith, the hotel will act as a gateway to the award-winning community, home to a variety of retail, dining, natural landscapes, and Trilith Studios, the second-largest television and film studio in North America. A page-turning partnership between Mainsail Lodging & Development, Trilith Development, and Development Ventures Group, Inc. (DEVEN), Trilith Guesthouse is a proud member of Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio, a growing family of independent boutique hotels with a shared heart and spirit for connecting people and places. For more information, visit, or follow Instagram, X and Facebook.


About Epicurean Atlanta

An immersive, culinary-driven hotel in the heart of Midtown, Epicurean Atlanta celebrates all the wonderful flavors that life has to offer. Guests will find inspiration behind elevated experiences that span culinary enrichment to impeccable hospitality. Epicurean Atlanta is the second location of the Epicurean Hotel brand, the first of which was a collaboration between Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern’s Steak House in Tampa, FL. Founded in 1956 by husband-and-wife restaurateurs Bern and Gert Laxer, Bern’s Steak House is world-renowned for their exceptional cuisine, use of fresh, quality ingredients, and their extensive wine cellar featuring more than half a million bottles. Epicurean Atlanta is a natural extension of this commitment to excellence, creating a fully immersive experience that celebrates the teaching of its namesake, Epicurus. Inspired by urban chic design elements and modern styles, Epicurean Atlanta boasts 178-guest rooms, including 22 spacious suites that give way to its sleek allure. Offering three on-site restaurants – Reverence, Aerial Kitchen & Bar and The Office Bar – each concept summons the curious and captivates the senses in distinctly different ways. Travelers will be whisked away by the hotel’s amenities, including the Sky Terrace and its sweeping views, the gorgeous events lawn, and the innovative Epicurean Theatre where guests will watch, listen, and learn from a curated lineup of incredible chefs, winemakers, mixologists, and artists. Epicurean Atlanta is a member of Marriott International’s Autograph Collection. For more information, go to, or follow on Instagram, X and Facebook.


About Luminary Hotel & Co.

The waterfront Luminary Hotel & Co. soars 12 stories above downtown Fort Myers, Florida as the area’s first hotel in the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International. More than a hotel, the AAA Four Diamond Luminary is a hub of excitement and discovery – a focal point where locals and travelers tap into the collective energy of a city, and a story, begun by a brilliant cast of audacious local luminaries. The 243-room boutique hotel is home to the signature Silver King Ocean Brasserie and Lobby Bar; Beacon Social Drinkery rooftop lounge; Ella Mae's Diner; Oxbow Bar & Grill; Dean Street Coffee Roastery & Retail; Chips Sports Pub & Topgolf Swing Suite; The Workshop culinary theater; an indoor and outdoor fitness facility; and a spacious pool area on the fourth floor featuring an event deck overlooking the Caloosahatchee River. Luminary offers 10,000 square feet of adaptable indoor and outdoor function space ideal for a variety of events and meetings and is adjacent to the neighboring Caloosa Sound Convention Center. The hotel also offers convenient access to Caloosa Sound Amphitheater located on the Caloosahatchee. For more information, visit, or follow on Instagram, X and Facebook.


About Mainsail Lodging & Development

Mainsail Lodging & Development is an award-winning, Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in hotel, furnished housing, and resort property management and development, marketing and sales. An established company with a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, Mainsail prides itself in finding unique lodging opportunities with a purpose and applying its passion and expertise to each project. Founded by President Joe Collier with a combination of daring vision and dogged determination, Mainsail has built an impressive portfolio of top-branded properties throughout the southeastern United States and Caribbean. Each Mainsail property inspires guests with a distinct character and meticulously crafted, sophisticated style, from a private island resort, and urban culinary showplaces, to waterfront marvels, boutique southern hotels, and a historic jazz era icon. Stay Sojo, Mainsail’s newest brand, provides short-term furnished living options across the country, while Mainsail Vacation Rentals manages a collection of private vacation homes in Florida and the Caribbean. To ensure long-term success and profitability, Mainsail relies on the dedication of its high-performing associates, a growing group of enterprising investors, and a commitment to giving back, every step of the way.


About Sweet Grass Dairy

Sweet Grass Dairy, located in Thomasville, Georgia, was founded in 2000 by Al and Desiree Wehner. Sweet Grass Dairy is now a second-generation family business owned and operated by Jessica and Jeremy Little. The creamery produces handcrafted cow's milk cheeses, which have won over 40 international and national awards, including its popular Green Hill cheese, an eleven-time award winner at the American Cheese Society Conference, and its best-selling Thomasville Tomme. Sweet Grass Dairy is known for its unwavering commitment to quality, craftsmanship, and customer satisfaction.

Press and Media Contact

Nori Guevara
Hayworth Public Relations
(386) 677-7000 ext. 3
[email protected]

Press Kit