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When You Need to Wine and Dine your Client in Metro Detroit

Detroit Riverfront PatioIt’s the start of a new year and that means refreshing client relationships and creating new ones. Sometimes great conversations and networking happen best over food. Catching up and discussing new ideas can flow easily over a good meal in a well-situated environment. Taking clients to someplace that really showcases the local area can be something new and exciting.

The restaurants below have a business-friendly and refined environment that allows for productive conversations and meetings. They also offer award-winning and memorable cuisine to win over your clients and to ensure that they have an enjoyable experience. We reviewed restaurants from all over the Metro Detroit area to provide you with a valuable resource of options.

Ann Arbor

Zingerman’s Roadhouse: Zingerman’s is a favorite for local and fresh regional American food. Utilizing local foods, straight from the source, Zingerman’s is able to give guests crab cakes made with real Maryland jumbo blue crab and more.

Paesano’s Restaurant & Wine Bar: Paesano’s features seasonal rustic Italian dishes and has been family owned since 1984. Paesano’s was also recently named one of the “Best Italian Restaurants in America” by restaurant writer Luigi Veronelli.

Auburn Hills

Lelli’s Prime Steaks, Chops & Seafood: Lelli’s is known for their filet mignon with their famous “zip” sauce. Opening in 1939 in Detroit and the second location in Auburn Hills 1996, Lelli’s specializes in Northern Italian Cuisine served in traditional six courses.

Birmingham

Big Rock Chop House: Known for the steaks as well as some of their award winning beers. Big Rock is located right near downtown Birmingham, which includes great shopping, restaurants and two movie theaters.

Cameron’s Steakhouse: Cameron’s Executive Chef Alex Lucier serves up culinary specials in an elegant atmosphere of white tablecloths, wood interior and leather accents. Cameron’s beef is hand-chosen, corn-fed and trimmed to their specifications.

Detroit

Coach Insignia: Noted as the second highest restaurant in the United States, the Coach Insignia gives its guests a panoramic view of Detroit and Windsor from its location on the 71st and 72nd floors of the Renaissance Center. Serving delicious cuisine and offering a world-class wine list while diners enjoy the view in an elegant environment.

Michael Symon’s Roast: Located right in downtown Detroit in the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit Hotel. Roast is ideal for pairing top-notch meals with extensive ales and lagers along with a featured roast beast of the day.

Andiamos on the Riverfront: Andiamos is right along the Detroit River and serves authentic Italian dishes. The restaurant atmosphere is very chic and elegant offering great views of the river walk from the Renaissance Center.

Ferndale

Local Kitchen and Bar: Local Kitchen and Bar in Ferndale, is a casual dining experience that serves well-crafted version of comfort food favorites. Guests can enjoy great service along with specials such as their baked mac & cheese with candied bacon.

Novi

Toasted Oak Grill & Market: This upbeat restaurant specializes in dishes featuring local Michigan products. Started by Michigan native Chef Steven Grostick, Toasted Oak puts a heavy emphasis on Michigan food and wine.

Rochester Hills

Mitchell’s Fish Market: At Mitchell’s the menu is printed twice daily because the fish are so fresh. Mitchell’s boats genuine hospitality and award-winning food for any occasion.

Troy

Tre Monti: Is an upscale restaurant that serves guests in a stylish dining experience in a classic Italian atmosphere. Tre Monti offers stunning food presentation and taste in every dish.

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse has a 40-year history of serving steak and seafood specialties and sophisticated dining.


Take your lunch or dinner meeting to the next level by hiring a chauffeured transportation company to take care of your transportation. Aristocat Transportation can provide you and your clients with a classic sedan or black limousine for your outing or meeting. Call Aristocat today to book your transportation for your upcoming meetings or corporate events.

Posted on August 5th, 2014 in Business Travel, Corporate Travel & Advice, Michigan Events & Destinations, Special Events, Useful Tips.