Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Fifty-One O One Restaurant hosts Oktoberfest Buffet

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/18/2023 - 11:00am to 1:15pm
Wed, 10/18/2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
John McDonald Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M) on the main campus
A table shot from above of Oktoberfest food such as bratwurst and knackwurst, German potatoes, and pretzels.

It's October, which means Fifty-One O One, the student-run restaurant at HFC, will host its annual Oktoberfest Buffet. The event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 18, 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. for lunch and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for dinner. The restaurant is in the John McDonald Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M) on the main campus.

The buffet-style menu will include:

  • Bavarian potato soup
  • Frankenmuth style chicken
  • Sauerbraten (carved to order)
  • Bratwurst and knackwurst with sauerkraut
  • Braised red cabbage
  • Spiced cider apples
  • Späetzle
  • Hot German potato salad
  • Glazed baby carrots

A salad bar will include:

  • Tossed garden salad with assorted house-made dressings
  • Assorted pickled and fresh vegetables
  • Cucumbers with dill-sour cream dressing
  • Marinated beet salad

For dessert:

  • Apple strudel
  • Black forest torte
  • German Stollen bread
  • Pretzel rolls

Craft beer and wine will be available for purchase at lunch and dinner if you are 21 or older with valid photo ID.

The price of the buffet is $19.95 per person. Reservations are recommended. To make reservations or for further information, call 313-206-5101 or visit