FRANKENMUTH, Mich. – April 16, 2018 - Sunday, May 13 is Mother’s Day, a chance to bring families together to honor moms everywhere. Here in Frankenmuth, the Bavarian Inn Restaurant and the nearby Bavarian Inn Lodge are offering moms and families a fun-filled day of dining, shopping, and spending time together.
The Bavarian Inn Restaurant, with founding matriarch and two-time cookbook author Dorothy Zehnder celebrating her 68th year in the kitchen, will be serving all its signature entrees on Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Choices include the popular Frankenmuth® Chicken, Chicken and Shrimp Combo, and the Ultimate Five-Meat Family Style Bavarian Dinner. Reservations are being taken at 800-BAVARIA or 989-652-9941.
Over at the Bavarian Inn Lodge, a bountiful Mother’s Day buffet awaits, served from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in various banquet and dining rooms. The menu includes a wide variety of breakfast items, salads, main course selections, side dishes and desserts, with live entertainment rounding out the experience. The buffet is priced at $24.50 for adults, $10.99 for children 9-12, and $8.99 for children 5-8. Kids under 4 dine free. Six percent sales tax and 15 percent gratuity will be added to the check. Reservations may be made by calling 888-775-6343.
Mother’s Day gifts available with dinner, buffet
In addition, the Bavarian Inn Restaurant is offering special gift items with unique themes. The gift packages are being offered Mother’s Day and on Saturday, May 12, and will be delivered to the woman of honor at her reserved table. Orders for gift packages are required at least two days in advance and must be prepaid. Guests can use credit cards to preorder gifts at 800-BAVARIA or 989-652-9941 and may choose from:
The “Chocolate Lover’s Gift Basket,” which includes ½ lb. homemade fudge, ½ lb. homemade truffles, ½ lb. chocolate clusters, and 2 chocolate covered pretzel rods.
The “Bread & Jam Gift Basket,” which includes stollen (fruit & nut bread), apple cinnamon raisin bread, two half-pints of jam, and homemade truffles.
The “Jam Trio,” which includes three jars of assorted homemade jam with a serving spoon.
A copy of Dorothy Zehnder’s cookbook, “From My Kitchen to Yours,” featuring many of her favorite recipes.
Send a special message to mom by choosing either the Frankenmuth Torte or Black Forest Torte and having it personalized.
Families may also have a spring flower arrangement in a vase, a single rosebud, or an orchid corsage presented to mom at her table.
In addition to delicious food and unequaled shopping, families are encouraged to celebrate Mother’s Day all weekend long at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant and Bavarian Inn Lodge.
About Bavarian Inn Restaurant Celebrating 130 years of service in 2018, the Bavarian Inn Restaurant has become a Michigan landmark. Generations of diners, lodgers and tourists from around the globe have discovered true Bavarian hospitality thanks to Dorothy and her late husband William “Tiny” Zehnder. Guests experience the old-world European charm of the Bavarian Inn – whether it’s the famous chicken dinners, fresh baked goods or Michigan’s greatest selection of German beer. Bavarian Inn also prides itself on being one of the top consumers of Pure Michigan agricultural products. Nestled within a backdrop of authentic German architecture, a variety of shops and other fun activities, a trip to Frankenmuth would not be complete without a visit to the Bavarian Inn Restaurant. Learn more at www.bavarianinn.com.
The Bavarian Inn Lodge: Nestled along the Cass River in one of Michigan’s top tourist destinations – Frankenmuth – is one of the state’s largest Indoor Water Park Hotels! The Lodge has 360 European-themed guest rooms, including whirlpool and family suites, an adult-only pool and whirlpool, two gift shops, two lounges and two restaurants — all under one roof. The expansive 35,000 square feet Family Fun Center houses two dramatic waterslides, three pools and two whirlpools, over 160 video and redemption games, a two-story children’s play village and Willy’s Kingdom indoor mini-golf course. Guests can also enjoy live, year-round, nightly entertainment and test their own musical skills during weekend family karaoke shows. In 30 years of business, the Bavarian Inn Lodge has been an important destination for travelers, evidenced by the 1.25 million room-nights that have been booked there since its opening, along with its top rating on TripAdvisor®. Learn more at www.bavarianinn.com.