Mother’s Day may be a little over a week and a half away, but it’s never too early to start planning mom’s special day. We all know how hard she works each and every day; why not treat her to a delectable, effortless meal? In celebration of that special woman in your life, we’ve compiled a list of lovely brunch options available across the Valley.
Reservations are required or “highly recommended” for most – so now’s the time to give them a call!
Menu highlights: A host of delectable items ranging from a build-your-own omelet station to fresh seafood selections including jumbo gulf shrimp, Alaskan crab legs, Bangs Island Mussels and lobster bisque to a variety of entrees including a slow-roasted beef tenderloin, Pacific sea bass, and pan-seared pork medallions. Freshly made salads, pastas, side dishes and a magnificent dessert station round out the offerings.
• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• $75 for adults and $25 for children ages 5 to 12 (excluding tax and gratuity)
• Reservations for brunch are required and can be made by calling 480-624-1202
Menu highlights: LON’s famous monkey bread, raspberry lemon pancakes, smoked salmon frittata and a chocolate peanut better tart (full menu available on website)
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 602-955-7878
Menu highlights: Guests can savor a Raw and Seafood Bar inclusive of shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and king crab legs. Specialty items from the carving station include slow roasted prime rib and salmon coulibiac. An omelet station, cheese and charcuterie selection, and dessert offerings round out the menu.
• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• USD 94 per person, and USD 45 for children ages 5 to 12. Guests may add a Bellini or Bloody Mary for an additional USD 12.
• Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling 480-513-5085
Menu highlights: Choose from multiple breakfast action stations, assorted seafood, carving stations, tasty desserts and much more.
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• $85 per adult, $40 per kids under 12, free for kids under 3 (all pricing excludes tax and gratuity)
• Reservations are required and can be made at (602) 952-2424
Menu highlights: Omelet station, vegetable quiche, pecan French toast, chilled shrimp, grilled herb chicken, braised beef short ribs, yogurt and granola, fresh baked pastries and breads.
• Seating times vary – 8:30am-11:15am
• Adults $55.95 per person; Children (8 – 12 Years) $22.95; Children (2 – 7 Years) $12.00; Children Under 2 years are complimentary (Highchairs will not be available)
• Reservations available online at: www.TheFarmAtSouthMountain.com
• Call for any questions: (602) 243-9081
Or…why not stay home and treat mom to breakfast in bed?
This fantastic recipe for traditional French Toast from El Chorro in Paradise Valley, Arizona might just be the perfect choice for a decadent start to the day.
- 1 loaf challah, cut into 12 equal slices (can substitute brioche)
- 10 egg yolks
- 1 vanilla bean, split & scraped
- 10 oz granulated sugar
- 1 qt heavy cream
- 3 pints mixed seasonal berries (your choice)
- 2 cups maple syrup
- ½ cup powdered sugar
- 1 qt canola oil
- Mix egg yolks, sugar, vanilla & heavy cream till incorporated.
- Soak sliced bread until spongy.
- In a deep sided sauté pan, heat oil to 350 (using candy thermometer)
- Pan fry bread till golden brown on one side, then flip over to cook the other side. Be careful not to splatter doing multiple batches if pan is not big enough.
- Drain on paper towels.
- Cut toast in ½ corner to corner.
- Arrange 4 slices per plate.
- Garnish with berries.
- Drizzle with maple syrup 2-3oz per plate.
- Dust liberally with powdered sugar.
Yield: 6 servings
Bon Appétit and Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Camelot Homes!
For more information about any of our luxury home communities in Scottsdale or the Northwest Valley, please contact:
Gold Mountain Preserve (Phoenix/Northwest Valley): Joyce Van Deren, 602-469-0165
Bocara (North Scottsdale): Hilal Chaboun, 480-735-4652
The Villas at DC Ranch (North Scottsdale): Patti Strait, 602-908-8511
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