• Mimi’s® Power Of Pink Campaign Exceeds Goal To Help Women Now

    November 07, 2012

    Mimi’s Power of Pink campaign supported the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and its mission to help save lives through awareness, early detection and by providing mammograms for women in need. Throughout the month of October, Mimi’s teammates and guests rallied together and raised nearly $210,000, exceeding its goal by five percent. The Mimi’s Cafe team in Knoxville, Tenn., was the top fund raiser, collecting $6,577 in donations. Based on the average cost of a screening, the monies raised could provide up to 1,800 free mammograms.*

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  • Mimi’s® Unveils New “French Revolution” Brand Reimage Program

    October 15, 2012

    Mimi’s Cafe®, a favorite French-inspired neighborhood bistro, announced today the launch of its “French Revolution” brand reimage program, featuring a revolutionary new store-within-a-store restaurant concept designed to provide more unique and relevant dining experiences for guests. Debuting at Mimi’s Valencia, Calif. location, the concept consists of a new French bakery, gourmet coffees, new menu, carryout section, grab-and-go display, full-service bar and six different French-inspired themed dining areas. The Valencia restaurant is the first of a three restaurant test program. To reflect the expanded offerings, Mimi’s Cafe is changing its name for this test to Mimi’s Bakery, Cafe & Bistro.

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  • Mimi’s® Power Of Pink Campaign Spreads To The Digital Arena

    October 10, 2012

    On Oct. 1, Mimi’s Cafe® launched its month-long Mimi’s Power of Pink campaign and announced its partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). The casual dining restaurant is now spreading its “pink” wings to the digital world with a fun Pink It Up app, Pin it Pink Pinterest contest, a Pink Power Hour on Twitter, and pink e-gift cards and online donations, providing more opportunities for fans to show their support.

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  • Mimi’s® Power Of Pink Campaign Promises To Help Women Now

    October 01, 2012

    Mimi’s Cafe® announces its partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and launches the Mimi’s Power of Pink campaign in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All 145 Mimi’s locations will raise awareness and funds in support of NBCF’s mission to save lives through early detection and by providing mammograms for women in need. Mimi’s kicks off the campaign Oct. 1 with a special offer: Wear pink to Mimi’s and receive a FREE seasonal Pumpkin Spiced Muffin with any purchase. There will be more ways to participate throughout the month.

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  • Mimi’s Cafe® Supports Hunger Relief During Hunger Action Month & Year-Round

    September 17, 2012

    Nearly 50 million people are at risk of going hungry each day in America, and Mimi’s Cafe is committed to helping during Hunger Action Month, and beyond, through its year-round hunger initiatives. In September, Mimi’s® invites you to warm your soul and the hearts of those in need by purchasing delicious “Soup To-Go.” Guests can enjoy one of Mimi’s famous soups for $5 or $6 by the quart container and know that a portion of the proceeds supports local hunger relief efforts.

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  • [Video] Chef Zeke Makes Crepes With San Diego 6!

    September 04, 2012

    Mimi’s Cafe, a French-inspired casual dining restaurant has 145 locations in 24 states. Mimi’s Cafe is a wholly owned subsidiary of 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 décor.

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  • Mimi’s® Raises More Than $170,000 For Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

    August 31, 2012

    Mimi’s Cafe® lifted spirits and hope for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the month of July through its “Mimi’s for Miracles” campaign. This first national fundraiser extended Mimi’s long partnership with Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and raised more than $170,000 to help kids in 46 CMN Hospitals in Mimi’s communities. The Mimi’s Cafe team in Elk Grove, Calif., was the top fundraiser, collecting $5,512 in donations to benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

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  • Mimi’s Cafe Lifts Spirits And Hope For Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

    June 26, 2012

    Mimi’s Cafe® will celebrate the launch of “Mimi’s for Miracles,” a national awareness and fundraising campaign benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, this Friday, June 29. The day begins with an inaugural flight on the Great Park Balloon in Orange County. The giant tethered helium balloon, the first of its kind in the U.S., will soar 400 feet skyward – a symbol of Mimi’s efforts to lift spirits and help make children’s lives happier and healthier. Mimi’s is also designating Friday, July 6, Mimi’s Muffins for Miracles Day. Guests can enjoy a FREE Strawberry Shortcake muffin, Mimi’s newest creation, with a donation and any purchase at Mimi’s Cafe restaurants.

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  • Mimi’s Cafe® Celebrates A Month Of Merci

    May 31, 2012

    To say thank you to its loyal guests, Mimi’s Cafe, a favorite French-inspired neighborhood bistro, launches a month-long “Merci from Mimi’s” celebration, which means thank you in French, with four new programs to let guests know how much they are appreciated. During the month of June, Mimi’s says thanks to Dads with a three-course Sirloin Steak dinner for $9.99 and online Father’s Day contest honoring their words of wisdom; Mimi’s will now offer new personalized eGift Card program just in time for Dads and Grads; and finally guests will receive a heartfelt “Merci from Mimi’s” with instant win prizes and sweepstakes.

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  • Mimi’s Cafe® Warms The Soul: New “Soup To-Go” Program Supports Hunger Relief Efforts Year-Round

    May 14, 2012

    One in six Americans are at risk of hunger, according to USDA’s Economic Research Service. In response, Mimi’s Cafe is taking its mission to help fight hunger a step further by launching an ongoing hunger relief initiative in association with Food Donation Connection (“FDC”) – a national network that connects restaurants and food service companies with 7,600 local charities.

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  • Mimi’s® Month Of Mom™–Because A One Day Celebration Of Mom Just Isn’t Enough

    May 04, 2012

    Mimi’s loves Moms and Moms love Mimi’s. As a favorite French-inspired dining spot among Moms for generations, Mimi’s Cafe® wants to show how much it really cares for the women in our life who do so much. So this year the restaurant is extending the traditional one day celebration on Mother’s Day to a whole month celebration called: “Mimi's Month of Mom.”

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  • Mimi’s Cafe® Tops Goal For Go Red For Women Movement; More Than $180,000 Raised

    March 09, 2012

    In February, Mimi’s Cafe launched a national awareness and fundraising drive as the first restaurant to support the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement on a national scale. Thanks to the heartfelt support of guests, staff, friends and supporters, Mimi’s® raised $181,864, topping its year-one goal by 20%. Mimi’s team in Hemet, Calif. raised the most of all 145 restaurants with nearly $5,000 in donations.

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  • Mimi’s Cafe® Brings Tour De Paris To Life With Trip To Paris, France For Lucky Denver Winner!

    March 01, 2012

    Mimi’s Cafe is making the Tour de Paris a reality for one lucky guest. In celebration of its Tour de Paris menu, Mimi’s Cafe gave away a five-day, four-night trip to Paris, France, along with over 100 other prizes on Facebook. Brittany Fitzgerald, 26, of Denver, Colo. was the grand prize winner and will get to bring one guest along with her.

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  • Mimi’s Cafe® Shares The Love For The Go Red For Women® Movement

    February 22, 2012

    $150,000 fundraising goal achieved in first 2 weeks of campaign!

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  • Mimi’s Cafe® Is The First Restaurant To Nationally Support The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® Movement

    February 01, 2012

    Mimi’s Cafe Goes Red. Starting in February, American Heart Month, Mimi’s Cafe is giving a piece of its heart to the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement. The neighborhood bistro inspired by France is the first-ever restaurant to nationally support the effort. Go Red For Women is dedicated to fighting heart disease, the number one killer of women, and harnessing the energy, passion and power women have to band together and collectively wipe out the disease.

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