HFCC’s Fifty-One O One Reopens September 18

Dearborn – Fifty-One O One, Henry Ford Community College’s student-run restaurant, will reopen for the Fall 2013 semester on September 18 at 11:30 a.m.

The restaurant, located in the Student & Culinary Arts Center on the main campus, will be open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the semester from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and from 6 to 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday evenings for dinner.

Each week that the restaurant is open during the semester, they will present guests with a specific theme. The schedule for the themes is:

Week of Sept. 18: Southern Italian

Week of Sept. 24: Premium Steak House

Week of Oct. 1: Cuisine of California and Hawaii

Week of Oct. 8: French Cuisine

Week of Oct. 15: Polish & Central European Cuisine

Week of Oct. 22: Cuisine of the Midwest/Michigan

Week of Oct. 29: Northern Italian

Week of Nov. 5: French Cuisine

Week of Nov. 12: Cuisine of New England

Week of Nov. 19: Greek Cuisine

Week of Nov. 26: Cuisine of the Pacific Northwest

The final day for the restaurant during the fall 2013 Semester is Wednesday, Nov. 27.

Fifty-One O One also has special dates for three events, which are:

Wednesday, Oct. 2: Oktoberfest Buffet ($14 per person)

Thursday, Oct. 24: Wild Game Scholarship Dinner ($45 per person; visit www.henryfordculinary.com for further information)

Wednesday, Nov. 13: Holiday Buffet ($16 per person)
HFCC’s Chef de Cuisine Joseph E. Cosenze said that the restaurant has changed a lot over the last nine months.

“We took the look and feel of the dining room and made it more casual; it’s fine dining in a casual atmosphere, which is a trend in Metro-Detroit,” Cosenze said. “Our food is produced at a high level of quality. Each dish is prepared a la minute – which means right that minute – by students and is served by students under the guidance by chef instructors. It’s 100 percent run by students.”

Fifty-One O One will begin taking reservations Friday, Sept 5. For more information and to make reservations, please call 313-206-5101.

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