Mimi’s Offers More Ways To Savor The Season (& Save) With Fabulous Holiday Feast To-Go & Traditional Thanksgiving Day Menu

Freshly prepared holiday meals feature the best of Mimi’s Cafe® at a great value

IRVINE, Calif. Nov. 10, 2011 — The holiday season is now a “season of savings” at Mimi’s Cafe. For a limited time, 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.

“The holidays are a special time at Mimi’s,” says Mark Mears, Mimi’s President and Chief Concept Officer. “It’s a time for thanks, warm gatherings, and celebrations with family and friends. We strive to offer ultimate flexibility and outstanding value to our guests during the holidays and every day. Our Holiday Feast To-Go is a Mimi’s tradition that offers a meal full of flavor and free of fuss, so that families can spend more time together and less time in the kitchen. The convenience, quality and great value of our Holiday Feast is why guests order one every year.”

Available through Jan.1, Mimi’s spectacular Holiday Feast To-Go serves six to eight guests for only $79.99. The inclusive heat-and-serve meal features a Whole Roasted Turkey, Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Fresh Steamed 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.

On Thanksgiving Day, Mimi’s Turkey Dinner comes with all the fixings for only $14.99 for adults and $6.99 for children under 12. Start with a choice of Corn Chowder, Roasted Tomato and 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, Fresh Steamed Vegetables, Cranberry Relish, and a Seasonal Bread Basket. Top off the meal with a slice of Pumpkin Pie with Real Whipped Cream or Mimi’s Petite Bread Pudding. Thanksgiving Day hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

“Come on in and celebrate with Mimi’s for the holidays,” says Mears. “With our special in-restaurant Thanksgiving Day menu families can savor a complete, home-cooked holiday meal without sacrificing hours of preparation or clean up. Plus, we are offering it at an exceptional value so it won’t break your bank this holiday season.”

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.