Saffron Social Receives Esteemed DiRōNA Award

For Immediate Release

(Peoria, IL, February 5, 2024) – Saffron Social, is thrilled to announce its recent induction into the esteemed Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRōNA) community. This accolade represents a crowning achievement in pursuing culinary excellence and unwavering dedication to unparalleled hospitality. As one of the exclusive establishments comprising the elite group of less than 1,000 distinguished North American restaurants, Saffron Social is a testament to exceptional food and service.

Travis Mohlenbrink, owner of Saffron Social states, “Our entire team is humbled and honored that, within 90 days of opening, we were not only nominated and vetted but also received the award. I think it speaks volumes of the outstanding quality of product served and service performed daily at Saffron Social.” Saffron Social underwent a thorough assessment which meticulously scrutinized various facets of the dining experience, including ambiance, cuisine, service quality, and check accuracy, among other stringent criteria. Only those restaurants that demonstrated excellence across all these aspects were deemed deserving of DiRōNA membership.

Mohlenbrink continues, “The team at Saffron Social has played an instrumental role in achieving this prestigious recognition. Their relentless dedication and passion for crafting memorable dining experiences have earned them this illustrious accolade and established Saffron Social as a culinary destination for central Illinois diners searching for the finest cuisine and hospitality.”

Established in 1990, DiRōNA’s mission is to recognize and celebrate outstanding dining venues throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. When you step into a restaurant adorned with the DiRōNA Award of Excellence, you’re assured of a remarkable culinary journey. DiRōNA also has the honor of providing annual scholarships to culinary and hospitality students across North America.