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FIREKEEPERS MIJEM BUFFET EXPERIENCE WILL SOON BECOME MORE VIBRANT AND UPSCALE

(Battle Creek, MI.) July 13, 2017 – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is excited to announce a transformation coming soon for the property’s most popular restaurant, Mijem Buffet. The 300-seat buffet will be going from drab to fab with new carpet and upholstery as well as fresh paint, vibrant wall coverings and contemporary light fixtures.

Guests will be relieved to know that the makeover will not impact the restaurant’s award-winning food or guest service, with all work being done during off-hours by FireKeepers contractor of choice, Moore Trosper Construction Co. of Holt, MI. The new design was created by Mayotte Architects of Lansing, MI. Work will begin mid-July and is expected to be complete within one month.    

“Guests will see, smell and feel a tremendous difference in the upgrades,” Stated FireKeepers VP of Facilities, Jack DeMik. “Mijem will soon be a destination guests can go to unwind and enjoy a filling meal after working up an appetite on the gaming floor.”

The refresh of Mijem Buffet follows recently announced dining awards in the “Best of Dining” category from Casino Player Magazine. These include, “Best Overall Dinning”, “Best Seafood”, “Best Steakhouse”, “Best Happy Hour”, and of course, “Best Buffet”. “

"Mijem is sure to live up to the awards with their new look”, stated Chef Michael McFarlen, VP of Food and Beverage for FireKeepers. “The transformation of the space will energize the culinary team and keep our guests coming back for the great food and experience they have come to expect from FireKeepers.”

 Red Hot Rewards Club members will continue to enjoy the valuable discounts of $3 off lunch and $4 off dinner; as well as the $5 Senior Breakfast on Tuesdays. Mijem also hosts a seafood buffet on Friday nights and surf-and-turf all day on Sundays for $29.95.

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FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned 9 first place awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2015 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was also selected one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. Our signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, a live poker room and bingo room. FireKeepers offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 243 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship a Symetra Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event.