Caucus Club & Detroit Seafood Market Join Fall Detroit Restaurant Week

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DETROIT, September 2, 2010 — The historic and classy Caucus Club along with the brand new Detroit Seafood Market are the latest additions to an already impressive list of fine dining heavy-hitters participating in the fall edition of Detroit Restaurant Week.
 
“We are extremely pleased to have the Caucus Club and Detroit Seafood Market be apart of our third Detroit Restaurant Week,” said Jason Huvaere, Executive Director of Detroit Restaurant Week.  “I expect both will be fantastic ambassadors of fine dining because of their great menus and inviting atmospheres.”
 
Caucus Club is located inside the Penobscot Building in downtown Detroit.  It opened in 1952 to manage the overflow of customers from the London Chop House.  In 1961 the now famous Barbara Streisand performed there before heading to New York to perform on the Jack Parr Show.  Iron Chef Bobby Flay visited to feature Caucus Club’s Sautéed Lake Perch and Oysters in Champagne Sauce for his “Food Nation” television program. Today, with its English Gentleman’s Club charm and classic cuisine, the Caucus Club is still a popular spot for judges, lawyers, and Detroit business leaders.
 
“We are excited to be part of Detroit Restaurant Week,” said Mary Belloni, who along with her son Robert has owned the Caucus Club since 1994.  “Detroit has always been a terrific place to find amazing food, and for us this promotion will be a great opportunity for us to introduce new people to an old classic.”
 
Detroit Seafood Market, located in the Paradise Valley entertainment district, opened in late July and since then Executive Chef Leonardo Vulagi has impressed locals with his culinary skills, while the servers have proved to be on top of their game, and the owner Kenny Akinwale has shown a strong commitment to making his restaurant a success in Detroit.    
 
Detroit Restaurant Week is Friday, September 24 through Sunday, October 4.
 
For just a $28 per person (excluding tax, gratuity, and beverages), Southeastern Michigan residents and visitors from Windsor, Ontario and beyond will be able to enjoy outstanding three-course dinners.   
 
Detroit Restaurant Week will offer specially-priced dining at these 18 fine restaurants:
 
24Grille – Westin Book Cadillac Detroit         Andiamo Detroit Riverfront – GM Ren Cen
Atlas Global Bistro – Midtown                     Caucus Club – Penobscot Building
Coach Insignia – GM Ren Cen                      Cuisine – New Center                        
Da Edoardo Foxtown Grille – Foxtown         Detroit Seafood Market – Paradise Valley
Forty-Two Degrees North – GM Ren Cen     Iridescence – MotorCity Casino-Hotel          
Mosaic Restaurant – Greektown                    Opus One – Downtown                                 
Rattlesnake Club – Stroh River Place             Roast – Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
Roma Café – Eastern Market                          Saltwater – MGM Grand Detroit
The Whitney – Midtown                                 Wolfgang Puck Grille – MGM Grand Detroit
 
Reservations for Detroit Restaurant Week
Organizers for Detroit Restaurant Week note that reservations are not required; however they are strongly encouraged so that the restaurants can provide an outstanding experience for each guest.
 
To make a reservation, visit DetroitRestaurantWeek.com and click on the “Restaurant Page” to obtain contact information for each establishment.  Reservations can be made by contacting the restaurants directly or through the Open Table link, which can be also be found on the Detroit Restaurant Week website.  
 
Menus for each restaurant will be available in the coming weeks.
 
Popularity of Detroit Restaurant Week Continues to Grow
The 10-evening promotion has become increasingly popular among restaurant customers since it launched in the fall of 2009 when 27,454 covers (persons seated) were recorded. For the spring edition the covers increased by 5.5 percent to 28,958.  The combined cover total for both campaigns was an impressive 56,412.
 
Visit DetroitRestaurantWeek.com to get the latest information about menus, helpful tips, restaurant reviews, and a list of after dinner activities.
 
Detroit Restaurant Week is presented by DigDowntownDetroit.com in collaboration with the Downtown, Midtown, Corktown, Eastern Market and New Center districts.  Paxahau Promotions Group is the producer of Detroit Restaurant Week.
 

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