Saturday, June 14, 2014

Family fun at The Melting Pot {Review & Giveaway}

I love to cook, but as life has it there are many nights when our schedules do not align or we are all just too tired to want to cook a meal.  So I am always looking for more options for restaurants in the area.  As a mom, I'm always looking for a family friendly atmosphere.  We recently had the chance to check out The Melting Pot at Lake Norman.  Our little guy had been baptized earlier that day and we were ready to celebrate.

I have been to The Melting Pot numerous times, but this was both of my guys first time!   The Melting Pot is a fondue restaurant and you get the chance to cook each course at the table yourselves.  We previously went over the rules about how not to touch the pot or the burner and how to blow on the fondue so you don't burn your mouth.  After the rules talk we had to look over the menu and choose our cheese, meat, cooking style and our chocolate.  Once the cheese hit the table our son dove right in, he loved the hands on experience!


The other thing that I loved about The Melting Pot was how they bring out a healthy option with each course.  First with the cheese we were offered apples and grapes, with the meat we were offered cauliflower, potatoes and broccoli, then with the chocolate we received strawberries and bananas.  My son ate veggies with his dinner, SUCCESS!! 


As we ate dinner my son looked up and said, "I love this place, I wish we could eat here all the time",  that's when I knew we had a new choice to add to the list of options.  This was before the dessert time!  For dessert we ordered off the menu, by recommendation of our server and we got The Snickers!  Yum!  My mouth is watering, just thinking about it again!

Not only did we have incredible food and a fun time as a family cooking it, we also received amazing service.  Zack was our waiter and he was great with our son, very friendly with us and knew the menu like the back of his hand!  So if you think the menu might overwhelm you, rest assured the staff is knowledgeable and will be more than happy to help you make your decisions. 

When most people think of The Melting Pot they think of a fancy night out with friends, prom date or even a couples date night.  After our experience we want to add fun family friendly place to that list!

Now, we want to give you the opportunity to enjoy it with your family!  One lucky reader will win a $50 gift card to The Melting Pot Charlotte.  


Please follow ALL the steps on the Rafflecopter form to be considered as a winner.  Giveaway ends on June 20th at midnight and winners will be notified via email. Once we choose a winner we will give you 24 hrs to respond and then we will go to who's next in line. 


18 comments:

  1. We love the melting pot! I haven't had a chance to take the kids but I would love to!

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  2. It's a bit of a hike for us, but will check it out when we are in the area! It sounds yummy!

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  3. Love melting pot. Is it bad that they recognize us? You should also ask for the cheddar with green goddess mixed in. It's no the menu but should be.

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  4. I have always loved The Melting Pot. I never thought about taking my kids there! Fingers crossed!

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  5. I love the Melting Pot but have only gone with friends or my husband. Would love to try it with my kids though. I'm sure they will enjoy it. Thanks for the chance to win a card.

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  6. My kids have never been so it would be super fun for them to try some yummy fondue. Thanks for the chance!

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  7. My daughter has never been to The Melting Pot & she would absolutely adore a "Mommy/Daughter Date Night"!

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  8. Love the Melting Pot! It's so fun for the kids to eat there!

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  9. My boys love the Melting pot! So much fun and the service is always great and friendly

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  10. We love the melting pot and the atmosphere!!

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  11. My family would love to eat at the Melting Pot because we love the food and it's great family time with our family.

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  12. I haven't been to the MP on so long! We used to go all the time, but after having kids, it's just been hard to work it into our schedule.

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  13. I LOVE the Melting Pot. I've gone for dessert with friends, but it's been years since I've gone with my husband. I was always scared to bring my kids. I think they would like it, but I didn't want to disrupt other diners. I'd love to go as a family and just enjoy a fun dinner together.

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  14. I have never been I would love to take my mom, she has never been either. It would be a Great treat for the both of us, and we would take hubby and son LOL I guess jk

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  15. I would love to because we haven't been there yet, and keep seeing great reviews for it!

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  16. I love the Melting Pot! I haven't been there in quite a while, though. Time to go back!

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  17. The Melting Pot is a wonderful dining experience. It is something new and exciting to do in comparison to your regular night out for dinner. It can be a little pricey but the food is delicious!

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  18. I think it would be something fun to do with the girls. We have been trying to introduce them to new foods and experiences.

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