Those attending annual conference are strongly encouraged to eat on campus and to pre-register for all of their meals. Meal tickets will be issued for each meal that is requested, and meal tickets are required to eat in the campus dining hall.
All meals during annual conference will be held at the Ritchie Dining Complex on the campus of Adrian College, which has multiple dining options for those attending annual conference.
The Ritchie Marketplace features an entree’ station, a grill, a pizza and pasta station, a Mongolian barbecue, a deli, a soup station, a salad bar, a cereal bar, a desert bar and a beverage station. If the weather is favorable, the Marketplace has patio seating available.
A new addition to the Marketplace, which opened in September 2008, features a full-time breakfast bar as well as international and traditional entree’ offerings.
The Tobias Room will be offering traditional buffet lines as well as a salad bar.
If you planning on eating on campus and have special dietary needs, please contact Adrian College Food Service (Sodexho) at 517-265-5161, extension 4127, at least two weeks prior to your arrival. Diabetic options are offered at every meal.
During regular meal times, special meals will be hosted by conference agencies and various groups during the annual conference weekend. Anyone wishing to attend one of these meals must submit their registration form no later than April 20. Any registration forms received after this date will not have their special meal request granted and will receive a general meal ticket for that time. Please consult the special meals listing regarding each meal.
NEW FOR 2012! WOW Cafe & Wingery!
A new restaurant option is available to those visiting Adrian College this spring for the 2012 annual conference session with WOW Cafe & Wingery, located in the Arrington Ice Arena. The full service casual dining restaurant features a variety of fresh menu items including wings, wraps, tenders, salads and quesadillas.
WOW Café & Wingery at Arrington is open to the public during standard hours of operation seven days a week. Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. This is the first full service restaurant added to the campus to have dining hours allowing campus visitors as well as the general public a tasty option to consider close to home.
WOW Café & Wingery was established in 2001. With more than 60 locations across the United States, WOW strives to provide the best experience through decadent food, superior service and a friendly environment. More information can be found by visiting: www.wowcafe.com
If you plan on eating off campus during annual conference, please consult the link to a suggested list of restaurants, provided by the Lenawee Conference & Visitor's Bureau (http://www.visitlenawee.com/page14.html).