Celebrate the Joy of the Season with Special Holiday Values at Mimi's Cafe®

Guests can enjoy a savory Thanksgiving meal at Mimi's or at home without sacrificing hours in the kitchen

Nov 23, 2011, 15:54 ET from Mimi's Cafe

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mimi's Cafe, a neighborhood Bistro inspired by France, is launching Mimi's® for the Holidays as a way to capture the joy and magic of the season for guests. This exciting program is full of delicious food, wine and values that can be shared with family and friends throughout the holidays.

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"We are celebrating the launch of Mimi's for the Holidays and toasting to life, love, family, friends and the joy of the season," said Mark Mears, Mimi's President and Chief Concept Officer. "Our new program offers a variety of delicious and exciting values to celebrate the holidays. We invite guests to share some very special 'Mimi's Moments' with us this holiday season."

Mimi's is offering guests more ways to enjoy a complete holiday meal that's not only delicious – it's a tremendous value. With convenient in-restaurant and carryout options, guests can spend more time with family and friends and share a savory Mimi's meal in the comforts of home or in Mimi's cozy neighborhood bistros.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner

On Thanksgiving Day, Mimi's is open and serving a special menu featuring a Turkey Dinner with all the fixings for only $14.99 for adults and $6.99 for children under 12.  Start with a choice of Corn Chowder, French Onion, Roasted Tomato & Basil Bisque, Garden Salad or Caesar Salad. The main course is Fresh Roasted Turkey Breast or Tender Dark Meat, along with Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar and Spice, Steamed Seasonal Vegetables, Cranberry Relish, and a Seasonal Bread Basket. Top off the meal with a slice of Pumpkin Pie or Mimi's Petite Bread Pudding. And for only an additional $3.50, guests can enjoy Mimi's Pumpkin Spiced Cheesecake.  Thanksgiving Day hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

Holiday Feast To-Go

For those  who wish to host a holiday meal at their home not only on Thanksgiving, but throughout the holiday season, Mimi's spectacular Holiday Feast To-Go serves six to eight guests for only $79.99.   Available now through January 1, the inclusive heat-and-serve meal features a Whole Roasted Turkey, Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Steamed Seasonal Vegetables, Cranberry Relish, Carrot Raisin Nut Bread, and a whole Pumpkin Pie.  If all you need to round out your own holiday feast is a memorable side dish or dessert, Mimi's has the answer. Offering a la carte choices is another way Mimi's makes guests' lives easier, along with convenient online ordering, and curbside pickup in many locations. Holiday Gift Card Offer

It's better to give than receive but Mimi's now makes it easy to do both!  For a limited time, Mimi's is offering a free $5 off coupon for guests with every $25 gift card they purchase at any Mimi's Cafe.  The gift of Mimi's is wonderful for friends, family or coworkers who enjoy dining out.  With freshly prepared, delicious food at a great value, a Mimi's gift card is a great way to help transport your loved ones from their everyday lives to a warm, inviting, French-inspired bistro.

"Post a Toast™" Facebook Greeting

Facebook Fans can post a virtual Mimi's toast to family and friends as a fun way to kick off the season of celebration. Launching in December, the "Post a Toast" app allows Facebook fans to share their best wishes with loved ones online. This is just one more way to celebrate with Mimi's for the Holidays. So visit Mimi's Facebook page in December and raise a virtual glass to celebrate the season. Visit facebook.com\mimiscafe to "Post a Toast."

"Chance for France" Giveaway

Mimi's is offering the ultimate gift for the holiday with a chance to experience Paris firsthand by participating in the "Chance for France" Giveaway through Dec. 31. The grand prize is a five-day, four-night trip for two to Paris, including round-trip air transportation and accommodations. Participants will also have a chance to win more than 100 prizes, including $100 Mimi's gift cards for 10 winners, a free Mimi's Family Meal To-Go for 20 winners and $25 Mimi's gift cards for 75 winners. All winners will be announced in January 2012.

Mimi's Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mimi's offers private dining rooms for special gatherings, catering and to-go menus, and online ordering. Many restaurants have a full bar featuring specialty cocktails, and all restaurants serve wine and beer. Visit MimisCafe.com for information, or find Mimi's at Facebook.com/MimisCafe and at Twitter.com/mimis_cafe. Sign up for Mimi's eClub to receive a free breakfast coupon and exclusive offers throughout the year.

*Hours and offers may vary by location.


Mimi's Cafe, a French-inspired casual dining restaurant, has 145 locations in 24 states as of the end of the second fiscal quarter (Oct. 28, 2011). Mimi's Cafe is a unit wholly owned by Bob Evans Farms, Inc., a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: BOBE), known and loved for its delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, friendly service and charming, stylish decor.

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