Dine Originals Decks are the perfect fundraising tool!

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Looking for new ways to raise money for your charity, school, organization, sports team or cause? The Dine Originals Deck is the perfect easy fundraising tool! 

This deck of 52 cards includes different deals from each Dine Originals Columbus member restaurant as well as local partners! Inside you'll find cards with a $10 promotional offer from each of the 26 Dine Originals Columbus member restaurants, plus offers from Jazz Arts Group, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, Wexner Center for the Arts, Watershed Distillery, North Market, Columbus Food Adventures, Celebrate Local and more. Over $500 in value for just $20! 

You sell the Decks for $20 apiece, and you keep $10 for each Deck sold! Contact Dine Originals Columbus Executive Director Shelley Mann via email at smann@dineoriginalscolumbus.com for more details and to get started today! 

Holiday Gift Ideas from Dine Originals Columbus


We've got four great gift ideas for the food lovers in your life! 

1. Dine Originals Deck 2018
Our Dine Originals Decks make the perfect stocking stuffer! Each deck of 52 cards contains 52 $10 offers to each of our restaurants and cultural destinations ranging from Available Light Theatre to the Wexner Center! It's a $500 value for just $20. Buy them online, or in retail outlets including Celebrate Local at Easton and the Experience Columbus Visitor Centers in the Arena District, Convention Center and Easton. Click here to buy.

2. Dine Originals eGift Cards
Buy one gift card, and your recipient can use it at any of our 30 member restaurants! What a great gift idea for anyone who loves to dine out—and they can be printed immediately! Plus, we brought back our Buy $100, Get $50 deal Dec. 18 through Christmas Day! Purchase $150 in Dine Originals Columbus eGift cards and you'll get a $50 bonus card to add to your gift or keep for yourself. Click here to buy.

3. Dine Originals Discounted Gift Certificates
Each quarter, our member restaurants release a limited quantity of gift certificates at 30% off face value—and we've still got some great deals in stock! Pick up gift certificates to your special someone's favorite restaurants at a terrific price. Click here to buy.

4. Taste of Dine Originals tickets
Our annual fundraising gala at Franklin Park Conservatory is a CAN'T-MISS EVENT for the city's food lovers! Meet the chefs and owners from every Dine Originals Columbus restaurant and enjoy unlimited food and wine while enjoying live music and exploring the beautiful Franklin Park Conservatory. Proceeds stay right here in Columbus and benefit The Buckeye Ranch, which serves children and families who struggle with emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. Taste of Dine Originals 2018 returns May 10, 2018, and tickets are already on sale. Surprise your loved one with a pair for Christmas this year! Click here to buy. 

Dine Originals restaurants open for Thanksgiving

Just can’t face the idea of spending the day slaving away in the kitchen? This year, go out to eat for Thanksgiving! Here are five Dine Originals restaurant options open for Thanksgiving. Be sure to call ahead for reservations!

Open 12-4:30 p.m.

Copious will be open and serving a 3-course Thanksgiving Feast menu! Choose from a traditional Turkey and gravy entrée, Seared Scallops with caramelized Brussels sprouts, or a Fall Risotto!

G. Michael’s Bistro & Bar
Open 3-8 p.m.

G. Michael’s will be serving guests from 3 to 7 p.m., serving a traditional turkey dinner along with an a la carte menu.

Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls
Open by reservations

Kindred Spirits, the restaurant at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, is open for Thanksgiving by reservation only.

Open 12-5

Celebrate Thanksgiving with an Italian twist at Nicola! Chef Nicola Bedalli’s menu features Fesa di Taccino, a turkey breast rolled with pancetta, glazed ham and pistachio; Maile in Padella, seared thyme-rubbed pork tenderloin with a cranberry-and-orange glaze; and much more!

Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails
Open 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

As always, Tip Top will be open for Thanksgiving. Order the traditional turkey dinner special with mashed potatoes, stuffing and green bean casserole before it’s gone! Best part? No reservations necessary!

Worthington Inn
Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Worthington Inn is open for Thanksgiving and offering their Annual Thanksgiving Buffet. The Inn is currently booked, but accepting waitlist reservations.