ROYAL OAK, Mi.–October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, the perfect time to take part in a month-long celebration at Royal Oak’s renowned Inn Season Cafe. Marking 35 years, metro Detroit’s longest-running vegetarian and vegan restaurant will offer a month of specials, giveaways and events for customers.
Kicking off the 35th birthday celebration on Saturday, Oct. 1 is a gift card giveaway. Patrons visiting the restaurant that day can enter a drawing to win a $50 Inn Season Cafe gift card. Five winners will be selected.
The first week, Oct. 4-8, $50 gift cards will be available for purchase at the special rate of $35 each. Limit 20 gift cards per day, in-house purchase only, one per person.
From Oct. 11-15, 35 free dinners will be given away on Facebook to those posting a special memory or photo of the restaurant. Watch for details on Facebook/Inn-Season-Cafe.
During the week of Oct. 18-22, guests can enjoy a creative, seasonally inspired three-course dinner for two, including salad, entree and dessert, for just $35 per couple. Limited quantities per evening.
And the birthday celebration culminates with a happy-hour fundraiser to benefit Earthworks Urban Farm from 5-8 pm on Monday, Oct. 24. Sponsored by Elie Wine Company, the party will include a tasting of biodynamic wines plus food and entertainment. Follow updates and purchase tickets on Facebook/Inn-Season-Cafe.
“Focusing on fresh, organic, local and natural ingredients has always set Inn Season apart,” says Nick Raftis, Inn Season Cafe’s owner since 2002. “We look at this 35th anniversary as a celebration of this type of food and the people who grow it, prepare it, and especially our customers, who support it.”
Inn Season Café is located at 500 E. Fourth St., three blocks east of Main St., in Royal Oak. Offering fresh organic cuisine with vegan, gluten-free, wheat-free and soy-free options, Inn Season is also Royal Oak’s only kosher-certified restaurant. Hours are Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon-9:30 p.m. and Sunday brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
For details, menus and updates on the 35th anniversary celebration, visit www.theinnseasoncafe.com and follow on Facebook/Inn-Season-Cafe.