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If your culinary skills are not the finest, treat your mom to a tasty brunch this Mother’s Day at one of these fine restaurants in the Phoenix area.
Celebrate mom with a gourmet brunch in the picturesque setting of Sassi restaurant in North Scottsdale on May 8, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The elaborate feast begins with fresh salads and continues with scrumptious breakfast offerings include a frittata, smoked salmon and poached egg bruschetta and Italian toast with nutella and hazelnut syrup. Antipasti offerings include a generous selection of assorted salumi and artisanal cheeses. Mother’s Day entrees feature wild mushroom crusted salmon, pork loin, roasted strip loin of beef, baked rigatoni and casarecce all’amatriciana. Desserts include amaretto cheesecake, strawberry crostata, chocolate-pistachio torte, biscotti, cookies, gelati and sorbetti. A champagne and Bloody Mary bar will be available as well. The cost is $50 per person and $25 for children under age 12. Children under four are complimentary. Live entertainment will be provided by the beautiful sounds of Mosaico.
For Mother’s Day reservations at Sassi call 480.502.9095 or visit sassi.biz.
Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill
Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill is offering a Mother’s Day brunch menu on Sunday, May 8, at all Valley Z’Tejas locations. Mother’s will be celebrated with complimentary family photos plus a delicious dessert! Z’Tejas brunch favorites include Bananas Foster French Toast, Eggs Benedict, Chicken and Potato Hash, Breakfast Quesadillas and Enchiladas. The Chandler location opens at 9 a.m., Gateway and Tempe locations open at 10 a.m. and the Scottsdale location will open at 11 a.m.
For more information and locations visit ztejas.com.
Roaring Fork in Scottsdale honors Valley Mother’s with a gourmet Mother’s Day Brunch with a rugged western edge by Executive Chef, Bryan Hulihee on Sunday, May 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The buffet style menu offers a bread table, savory cold & hot item station, egg & meat carving tables as well as a tasty dessert station. Menu items include Sticky Cinnamon Buns, Candied Jalapeno Coleslaw, Apple Walnut Orzo Salad, Biscuits and Sausage Homemade Gravy, Cheesecake and Margarita Tarts and more. The cost is $19.00 per person
For reservations for Mother’s Day Brunch at Roaring Fork call 480.947.0795 or visit roaringfork.com.
Palo Verde Restaurant at The Boulders
Palo Verde Restaurant at the Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa in Scottsdale hosts an a la carte menu that includes culinary delights from the Southwestern region in celebration of the Mother’s Day holiday on May 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Menu items include Huevos Rancheros, Artichoke Benedict, Boulders Sweet Potato Hash, Belgian Waffle with Cinnamon Apples, Blue Corn Crusted Crab Cake and Stuffed Chicken Breast.
For more information about the Mother’s Day Brunch at the Palo Verde Restaurant, or to make a reservation call 480.488.9009 or visit theboulders.com.
Latilla Restaurant at The Boulders
Latilla Restaurant at the Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa in Scottsdale invites guests to indulge in a Mother’s Day Brunch featuring a variety of seafood, salads, fruits, carving & omelet stations and dessert buffet by Chefs Michel Pieton and Stephen Jones on Sunday, May 8, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Menu items include Spicy Sesame Crusted Chicken Salad, Scottish Smoked Salmon and Trout, Stuffed Breast of Chicken, Baked Grouper, Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Walnut and Macadamia Tart and Strawberry and Mango mousse Cake. The cost is $75 for adults (includes champagne), $28 ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.
For more information about the Mother’s Day Brunch at the Latilla, or to make a reservation call 480.488.9009 or visit theboulders.com.
Elements at Sanctuary
Chef Beau MacMillan of Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa in Scottsdale presents a tempting selection of entrees along with a “beginnings and dessert” buffet. The Mother’s Day Brunch will be served Sunday, May 8, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will include Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass, Filet Mignon, Butter Braised Lobster, a Truffled Omelet and more. Guests can also enjoy a Sanctuary Bellini, Mimosa or Bloody Mary with an assortment of garnishes. The cost of the entrée and buffet is $65 for adults, $75 with sparkling wine. The children’s buffet is $18 for ages 5-12 and free for ages 4 and under.
For reservations call 480.607.2300 or visit sanctuaryoncamelback.com.
Spotted Donkey Cantina
Spotted Donkey Cantina in Scottsdale “kicks” it up a notch for Mom’s this year hosting a festive Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., complete with a create your own bloody Mary bar, and specialty brunch menu by Executive Chef, Patrick Boll. A la carte menu items include, Six Shooters, The Spotted Donkey Chopped Salad, Calabacita Quesadilla, Signature Street Tacos, The Donkey Breakfast Burrito, Big Ass Stack Whole Grain Pancakes, SDC Eggs Benedict, Green Chiles, Potatoes and Egg Torta and Slow Roasted Mesquite Beef.
For more information on Mother’s Day Brunch call 480.922.1400 or visit spotteddonkeycantina.com.
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood at Scottsdale Quarter opens early on Mother’s Day for a specialty lunch by Executive Chef, Tom Harvey on Sunday, May 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Lunch menu will be served a la carte with specialty selections including Spicy Tuna Roll, Hawaiian Yellowtail Sashimi, Colossal Gulf Shrimp, Pot Stickers, Maine Lobster Tacos, 16 Vegetable Salad, Louisiana Red Fish, Chilean Sea Bass and 16 oz Prime New York Strip. The entire menu will be available at 4:00 p.m.
For reservations for Mother’s Day Lunch at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood call 480.730.4800 or visit EddieV.com.
Litchfield’s at The Wigwam
Litchfield’s at The Wigwam in Litchfield Park will feature a special locally-sourced menu for Mother’s Day, May 8, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Appetizer stations will offer organic chicken and homemade trumpet cavatellli, black quinoa salad with Crow’s Dairy feta, organic arugula and frisee salad and more. Brunch includes your choice of plated entrée from the following: Alaskan king crab fried egg benedict served on housemade green chili cheddar english muffin with cilantro hollandaise, pan-seared Idaho trout atop sage black barley, spring peas with citrus pistachio butter, Colorado lamb and shrimp mixed grill with a mushroom goat cheese tart and spinach, chile-crusted pork tenderloin served with brown rice sweet potato risotto and orange marmalade, and rosemary and honey roasted prime rib with parsnip garlic mash, rainbow baby carrots. For dessert, a chef’s station of unlimited apple tartines, organic fruit tarts, chocolate kiss tortes and white chocolate Milano cake. The cost is $55 for adults, $20 for children and free for children under 5.
For Mother’s Day reservations at Litchfield’s call 623.935.3811.
Red Allen’s at The Wigwam
Overlooking the golf course fairways, Red Allen’s at The Wigwam in Litchfield Park is offering a traditional holiday buffet on Mother’s Day, May 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Start with a fruit stand-style selection of fresh-squeezed Arizona citrus smoothies and strawberries in a lavender-Riesling reduction; and appetizer stations offering waldorf salad, caprese salad, orange poached prawns and crab claw towers. Chef stations featuring made-to-order omelets, herb-rubbed prime rib and entrée stations including cast iron blackened tilapia, mango-glazed airline chicken and sides like berry bread pudding, savory sausage hash and spring harvest vegetables. For dessert, a chef’s selection of sweet delights. The cost is $45 for adults, $20 for children and complimentary for children under 5.
For Mother’s Day reservations at Red Allen’s call 623.935.3811.
ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho
ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale will serve a Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8, from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Special Mother’s Day brunch menu items will be offered from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and include a Grilled Salmon Salad, Croque Madame, Steakhouse Salad and Crab Cakes.
For Mother’s Day reservations at ZuZu call 480.421.7997.
On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, Carefree Station will be serving its regular Sunday brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in addition to specialty dishes created just for the occasion. Treat Mom to a leisurely Sunday with Carefree Station’s award-winning brunch menu items, served with complimentary champagne. Must-try menu items include the Crab Benedict and the Sonoran Stack. In addition to the regular Sunday brunch menu, Chef Thomas Nasworthy has prepared several special dishes for the holiday. Choose from Berkshire Ham, the B.L.T (Braised Lamb and Tomato) or the French Toast Benedict.
For more information and to make reservations for Carefree Station’s Mother’s Day Brunch call 480.488.8182.
Venue at the Grove
Enjoy the green ambiance and serene environment of the pecan orchard at Venue at the Grove in Phoenix. Executive Chef Jay Webb has specially created a fantastic brunch for the whole family to enjoy featuring an Omelet Station, Beef and Turkey Carving Station, Roasted Chicken with wild Mushrooms, Mediterranean Pasta, Soup and Salad, Fresh Fruit, Belgian Waffle Station, Eggs Benedict & French Fingerling Potatoes, Variety of Pastries, Pies, Beverages and more. Adults can also enjoy complimentary mimosas and hibiscus drinks. The cost is $44.95 for adults, $19.95 for ages 8-12, $9.95 for ages 4-7 and free for ages 3 and under (price includes gratuity, tax not included). There will be seven reservation seatings 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.
For more information call 602.456.0803 or visit venueatthegrove.com.
The Arrogant Butcher
The Arrogant Butcher at CityScape in Downtown Phoenix will offer its normal brunch menu, in addition to dishes created just for Mother’s Day. Specials include Slow Roasted Prime Rib with creamed spinach and marsala glazed shiitake mushrooms and Alaskan Halibut with hearts of palm, English peas, and tangerines. The Arrogant Butcher will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; the brunch menu is served until 4:00 p.m.
For reservations at The Arrogant Butcher or more information call 602.324.8502.
The Greene House
The Greene House at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale, serving inspired California cuisine, is featuring special Mother’s Day entrees, in addition to normal menu items. Select dishes include Brioche French Toast with strawberries and cream and mint syrup and a Spring Vegetable Frittata with goat cheese, watercress, and citrus vinaigrette. For Mother’s Day, The Greene House will open early at 10:00 a.m. and close at 9:00 p.m.
For more information or reservations at The Greene House call 480.889.9494.
NoRTH at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale will serve its usual menu, plus a variety of specialties just for Mother’s Day. Choose from several dishes, such as Dungeness Crab Salad with baby greens, fennel, sweet corn, and smoked tomato vinaigrette, Italian Sausage Scramble with caramelized onions, zucchini, spinach and parmesan potatoes and a Grilled Meatball Burger with smoked mozzarella and crushed tomato. For Mother’s Day, NoRTH will open early at 10:00 a.m. and close at 9:00 p.m.
For more information about NoRTH call 480.948.2055.
Modern Steak at Scottsdale Fashion Square is serving a three course, prix-fixe menu for $30 per person on Mother’s Day from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. From the prix-fixe menu, first course selections include Vanilla Yogurt Parfait, Lobster Chowder “New England Style,” and a Chopped Salad. A variety of entrées will be available, such as an 8 oz. Sirloin Steak and Eggs with breakfast potatoes; Eggs Benedict with smoked ham, tomato hollandaise, and fresh basil; Artichoke Tortelli with mushrooms, Cippollini onions, roasted tomatoes, and asparagus. At Modern Steak, decadent dessert selections finish the meal, including Peanut Butter Cup with Valrhona chocolate ganache and a house cookie, or Spring Berry Shortcake with lemon curd and strawberry sauce.
For more information or reservations at Modern Steak call 480.423.7000.
Bloom at Gainey Village in Scottsdale serves a seasonally changing menu of classic American favorites, with influences from European and Asian cuisines. In addition to the regular menu, the boutique style restaurant will offer special holiday entrees for Mother’s Day, including Alaskan Halibut, Baked Frittata, and a Chicken Salad. For Mother’s Day, Bloom will open early at 10:00 a.m. and close at 9:00 p.m.
For more information or reservations at Bloom call 480.922.5666.
Olive & Ivy
Olive & Ivy at the Scottsdale Waterfront is offering several Mother’s Day dishes, plus regular brunch menu items on Sunday, May 8. Special offerings include Slow Roasted Prime Rib served with creamed spinach and Marsala glazed Shitake mushrooms and Alaskan Halibut with olive oil poached hearts of palm, snow peas and pink grapefruit. For Mother’s Day, Olive & Ivy will open early at 10:00 a.m. and close at 10:00 p.m.
For more information or reservations at Olive & Ivy call 480.751.2200.
True Food Kitchen
True Food Kitchen, with locations at Biltmore Fashion Park in Phoenix and Scottsdale Quarter celebrates high quality, locally and regionally sourced ingredients to create a pure, simple menu that tastes great while nourishing mind, body and spirit. The restaurant will be serving its heart-healthy, flavorful brunch menu, including a few dishes just for the occasion. Try the Brioche French Toast with berries or Sea Bass with farro, fava beans, peas and herb emulsion. Both True Food Kitchen locations will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For more information about True Food Kitchen at Biltmore Fashion Park call 602.774.3488. For more information about True Food Kitchen at Scottsdale Quarter call 480.265.4500.
Top of the Rock at the Buttes Resort
Top of the Rock at the Buttes Resort in Tempe celebrates Valley Mom’s on Sunday, May 8, with a specialty champagne brunch featuring a carving station, made-to-order omelets or frittatas, a selection of seafood, farm greens, entrees and hand crafted desserts. Brunch will be served from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with menu items including Slow Roasted Pork Bell, Top of the Rock Egg’s Benedict, Traditional Pancakes and more. The cost is $64.95 for adults and $29.95 for children ages 5-12.
For more information about the Mother’s Day Brunch at Top of the Rock or to make a reservation call 602.431.2370 or visit marriott.com/phxtm.
Market Café Restaurant at the Buttes Resort
Market Café at the Buttes Resort in Tempe is hosting a specialty champagne brunch featuring a carving station, made-to-order omelets or frittatas, farm fresh meats and entrees. Brunch will be served from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with menu items including Pork Breakfast Sausage & Maple Pepper Bacon, Traditional & Banana and Mascarpone French Toast. Agave Glazed Ham, a Selection of Fresh Melons and Citrus and more. The cost is $49.95 for adults and $29.95 for children ages 5-12.
For more information about the Mother’s Day Brunch at Top of the Rock or to make a reservation call 602.431.2367 or visit marriott.com/phxtm.
In honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, Sapporo Scottsdale invites families to celebrate moms across the city with three refreshing Mother’s Day lunch specials from talented Executive Chef Stephen Stromberg, available all weekend long (Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8). Guests can also sip and savor a light and refreshing “Mother’s Little Helper” cocktail, a Coconut Flower martini with St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur and fresh Coconut Water, served with an edible Orchid garnish. Each mother will also receive a complimentary rose from the restaurant. Sapporo’s Mother’s Day weekend lunch menu specials will include a Spicy Chilled Prawn and Spring Melon Salad, a Teppanyaki Special with Jalapeño-Almond Pesto Crusted Alaskan Halibut and a Pacific-Rim Special with Kabayaki Grilled Jumbo Sea Scallops. Guests can also enjoy all regular menu items.
For more information about Mother’s Day at Sapporo call 480.607.1114 or visit sapporoscottsdale.com.
The Lobby Grill at Arizona Grand Resort
The Lobby Grill at Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix will serve its Mother’s Day lunch buffet from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. The Lobby Grill’s Mother’s Day lunch buffet menu will offer a selection of salads including, a carving station featuring Hickory Smoked Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib of Beef and Three Peppercorn Crusted Steamship of Pork. Buffet entrees will include Seared Swordfish, Rotisserie Chicken and Grilled Vegetable Ravioli. A delicious selection of desserts will include Strawberry Glazed Cheesecake, Chocolate Caramel Indulgence, Passion Fruit Bavarian, Mandarin Orange “Mimosa” and assorted miniature cakes and pastries. The Mother’s Day buffet is open to the public and guests of the resort. The cost is $44.95 per adult, $16.95 per child ages 5 to 12, and children four and under eat free.
For Lobby Grill reservations call 602.431.6476.
Blue Sage at JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Blue Sage at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in North Phoenix is offering a grand Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. The brunch includes starters of citrus-cured salmon, cauliflower salad and marinated cucumber and tomato salad. Enjoy a chilled seafood and caviar station with crab, oysters and poached shrimp; a farm eggs benedict station; pasta station with fettuccini and orecchiette; carving station offering country ham and herb-roasted strip loin; and Belgian waffles and blue corn pancake station. Dessert offerings will be elaborate featuring banana cream pies, chocolate bread pudding, New York cheesecake and assorted crème puffs. The cost is $62 per adult and $31 for children 12 and under.
For Mother’s Day reservations at Blue Sage call 480.293.3988.
Tanzy Restaurant at Scottsdale Quarter is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch Sunday, May 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This special brunch will feature live music, champagne and blood orange mimosas. Brunch menu items include Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast, a Seafood Bar, a Carving Station with Prime Rib and Beef, an assortment of desserts and much more. The cost is $59 for adults and $20 for children ages 4-12.
For Mother’s Day reservations at Tanzy call 480.483.3256.
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