Looking to reward hard-working employees? Roll out a high-end treat buffet at your next company event. The Michigan Weddings and Candy Buffet Co., owned by the mother-daughter team of Sheila and Tiara Cable, provides delectable (and customizable) dessert buffets at weddings and social and corporate events around the state. The many buffet-theme options tilt toward gourmet twists on comfort-food favorites (S’mores Galore, for example, includes mint, mocha and vanilla bean marshmallows and dark, milk and white chocolate bars), and come with personalized take-home boxes—all presented beautifully. The company’s website abounds in photos of its work, and also offers a blog full of décor and dessert tips and trends useful to planners of all stripes.

Prime space for meetings with swimmingly good service and delectable fare.


Moveable feasts for fans of local food, wine, beer and spirits.


The French bistro at the JW serves up memorable classic fare; prepares for even more improvements.