What better way to beat the summer heat than sipping a sparkling cocktail and enjoying some savory seafood! This month at BNI, we are bringing the fresh flavors of the sea to northern Michigan.
“He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” ~ Jonathon Swift
This month, our featured menu showcases the variety of fresh flavors that can be found at sea. Stop in and enjoy one of our featured dishes tonight!
Start off with our Jonah Crab Claws, Sesame Sea Scallops, or a bowl of Lobster Bisque. Featured entrees include Lemon Parmesan Sole, Shrimp Benny, Classic Cioppino, or Grilled Lobster Tail. Be sure to save room for this month’s featured dessert – Homemade Strawberry Shortcake!
August 1st – MICHELLE CHENARD
Michelle Chenard Live
Back by popular demand, Michelle returns to BNI Tuesday, August 1st, from 6-9pm. One of the best vocalists you will ever hear. Don’t miss her!
August 8th – RANDY RESZKA
RANDY RESZKA JAZZ GUITARIST
Randy returns to BNI Tuesday, August 8th from 6-9pm!
August 15th – KURT STRAUSS
Kurt Strauss Live
Kurt Strauss will be performing at BNI on Tuesday, August 15th from 6-9pm!
July 11th – ADAM HOPPE
Adam Hoppe Live
A great local talent returns to BNI on Tuesday, July 11th from 6-9pm!
July 17th – MATTHEW OLIVER
Matthew Oliver Live
Matthew Oliver returns to BNI on Monday, July 17th from 6-9pm.
August 22nd – PETE KEHOE
Pete Kehoe Live
Eat, drink, and relax to the sound of Pete Kehoe as he returns to BNI! Tuesday, August 22nd from 6-9pm.
August 29th- SYDNI KANN
Sydni Kann Live
Sydni makes her debut performance at BNI on Tuesday, August 29th from 6-9pm. Don’t miss her!
May 2nd & May 16th- TRAVIS BARTOW
Travis Bartow Live
Travis, the lead vocalist from Neshama, will be performing at BNI on Tuesday May 2nd & Tuesday, May 16th from 6-9pm.
May 8th – Phil Gorney
PHIL GORNEY LIVE
BNI’s very own Phil Gorney will perform on Monday, May 8th from 6-9pm.
Tuesday, June 13th – Domaine Bott Wine Dinner
The owner of our favorite Alsatian winery is flying all the way from France to join us at BNI for a very special evening of food and wine! Nicole Bott, whom we have had the pleasure of getting to know in our travels to Alsace, will be sharing stories and culture with us for an unforgettable evening. An Alsatian influenced menu will be served to complement the wines. Our dear friend, Paul Mann, who represents Domaine Bott, will also be present!
This wine dinner costs $90 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Due to the exclusive nature of this event, a credit card is required for booking. Any reservations not canceled within 48 hours of the event will be subject to a charge of $50 per person. Please call BNI to reserve your seat 989-732-9288.
The event starts promptly at 6:30 pm.
SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, September 5th – Cheese & Wine Training
September 5th at 6:30pm – Through a good friend of the Bennethum’s, Barbara Pitcher, we have successfully booked America’s leading cheese expert to host a very special Cheese & Wine training! James Beard award-winning author, Laura Werlin, will be flying in from San Francisco for what will be a one-of-a-kind educational experience. This event will transform your perspective on the subject. We are beyond excited about this opportunity and hope that you will be able to join the festivities! For more info on Laura please visit the link below.
Our season finale wine dinner event is fast approaching. Our tradition is to select a single estate and to showcase the finest of their offerings. This year we have decided to keep this special estate unnamed… for now! Everyone loves a good surprise, and we can assure you that this world-class property will not disappoint. We hope to see you at this special gathering! We will resume the wine dinner series early in September.
The wine dinner is $90 per person plus tax and gratuity. Due to the exclusive nature of these events, a credit card is required for booking. Reservations not canceled within 48 hours of the event will be subject to a charge of $50 per person. The event starts promptly at 6:30.
We have a very special menu prepared to enhance your celebration this Valentine’s Day. We strongly recommend advanced reservations as this is always a sell-out evening. We hope to see you here!
March 15th – Neshama
Neshama the band once again returns to BNI on Wednesday, March 15th from 6-9pm.
January 9th – Steve Sandner Live
STEVE SANDNER LIVE
Steve Sandner returns to BNI on Monday, January 9th from 6-9pm.
January 9th – DAVID CISCO
DAVID CISCO LIVE
David returns to BNI Monday, January 9th from 6-9pm!
January 23rd – Steve Sandner Live
STEVE SANDNER LIVE
Steve Sandner returns to BNI on Monday, January 23rd from 6-9pm.
December 12th – Jake Allen
JAKE ALLEN LIVE
A Great Local Talent Returning To BNI Monday, December 12th from 6-9pm.
December 20th – ‘The Whispers’ Jazz Trio
‘THE WHISPERS’ JAZZ TRIO LIVE
The Whispers make their much anticipated return to BNI on Tuesday, December 20th from 6-9pm.
November 21st – Italian Wine Dinner
We have a very special Wine Dinner planned around our Italian theme this month! Some of Italy’s finest producers will be showcased, and the menu will rock your Italian socks off!
The cost of the wine dinner is $80 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Due to the exclusive nature of these events, a credit card is required for booking. Reservations not canceled with 48 hours of the event will be subject to a charge of $50 per person.
event starts promptly at 6:30.
July 25th – SKYLAR & JENNY BENNETHUM
Music on the Patio
Live music on the patio (weather permitting)! Our own Skylar and Jenny Bennethum will be performing live Monday, July 25th from 6-9pm.
May 24th – LANCE BOUGHNER
Lance Boughner Live
A great local talent returning to BNI Tuesday, May 24th from 6-9 pm.
April 25th – CHARLIE REAGER
Charlie Reager Live
Making his musical debut at BNI, Charlie Reager will be performing on Tuesday, April 25th from 6-9pm!
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