Romance is in the air for one lucky St. Louis couple. Mary Peterson and her husband of 32 years will spend five days and four nights on an all expense paid dream vacation to Paris, France, courtesy of Mimi’s Cafe, the All Day Fresh Cafe. Peterson, the grand prize winner in the Mimi’s Cafe Chance for France online sweepstakes, bested more than 140,000 hopefuls, all vying for a coveted trip for two to Paris. Two-hundred instant winners also received Mimi’s Cafe gift cards. The promotion ran from March 24 through May 7, 2010.The newly retired couple’s all expense paid trip includes an enchanting Bateaux Parisiens dinner cruise and private table for two at the front of the boat, sightseeing, spending money and fabulous French cuisine.
A long-time guest of Mimi’s Cafe, Peterson was looking into new travel destinations when she discovered and entered the Chance for France online sweepstakes. Floored by her win, Peterson can’t think of a better place than Paris to celebrate retirement. Said Peterson, “It feels really good to win a contest from a place you like, and Mimi’s Cafe is a great restaurant. Ed and I have always wanted to travel to Paris and now this is our chance.”
The Chance for France sweepstakes is an opportunity for guests of Mimi’s Cafe to experience the remarkable culture that inspired their favorite restaurant’s creation. “Mimi’s Cafe is proud to share this chance of a lifetime with guests,” said Mimi Somerman, Mimi’s Cafe Senior Vice President of Marketing. “The Mimi’s Cafe experience is about more than great food and service. Mimi’s is a special place to connect with loved ones so we’re glad that Mary will continue to have great memories with Mimi’s by travelling to France.”