Make your mama feel like a million bucks and treat the leading lady in your life to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch or dinner this Sunday.
A Crescent Moon Mother’s Day brunch, at Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North, featuring delicacies from the carving station, seafood specialties, and a variety of soups, salads and desserts will be held Sunday. 480.513.5020, www.fourseasons.com/scottsdale.
Roaring Fork in Scottsdale hosts a gourmet Mother’s Day brunch with a buffet-style bread table, savory cold and hot item station, egg and meat carving tables as well as a tasty dessert station. 480.947.0795, http://www.eddiev.com/.
The Palo Verde Restaurant at the Boulders Resort hosts an a la carte Mother’s Day brunch with culinary delights from the Southwestern region while the resort’s signature Latilla Restaurant offers a Champagne buffet-style brunch. 480.488.9009, http://www.theboulders.com/.
The Spotted DonkeyCantina offers a Mother’s Day Brunch with a create-your-own Bloody Mary bar and a la carte brunch. 480.922.1400, http://www.spotteddonkeycantina.com/.
Phoenix’s JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is offering delectable Mother’s Day menus at Meritage Steakhouse, Blue Sage and Tuscany restaurants. 480.293.3988, http://www.jwdesertridgeresort.com/.
Luci’s Healthy Marketplace in Phoenix is celebrating the holiday with a High Tea and cooking class on Sunday. During this class you will learn the history and elegant charm of High Tea. $49 and includes tea, scones and more. 602.773.1339, http://www.lucishealthymarketplace.com/.
Ocean Prime, located at Phoenix’s CityCenter of CityNorth, will open at 11 a.m. for a special Mother’s Day brunch, followed by dinner options. 480.347.1313, http://www.ocean-prime.com/.
For $30, Modern Steak in Scottsdale is hosting a special three-course Mother’s Day brunch. Choices include blueberry pancakes, lobster chowder and Modern Steak’s amazing peanut butter cup dessert. 480.423.7000, http://www.foxrc.com/.
Different Pointe of View at The Pointe Tapatio Cliffs will host an elegant buffet featuring a frittata station and signature lobster bisque. 602.866.6350, http://www.tapatiocliffshilton.com/.
Stop by Taggia at Kimpton’s FireSky Resort & Spa in Scottsdale for omelet stations, hot buffet, cold buffet, dessert station, carving station and more. 480.424.6095, http://www.taggiascottsdale.com/.
Opening its doors especially for a Mother’s Day brunch, The Arrogant Butcher in Phoenix will offer specialty drinks and amazing breakfast entrees. 602.324.8502, http://www.foxrc.com/.
Texaz Grill is commemorating Mother’s Day with a free slice of pie for moms! 602.248.7827, http://www.texazgrill.com/.
Join Roka Akor in Scottsdale and enjoy a special coursed brunch menu prepared just for Mother’s Day. Specialties from the menu include cured salmon salad with organic greens and wasabi-ginger dressing and robata-grilled skirt steak with sweet garlic soy. 480.306.8800, http://www.rokaakor.com/.
Valley Z’Tejas locations is offering a wonderful brunch on Mother’s Day. Mothers will be celebrated with complimentary family photos plus a delicious dessert. http://www.ztejas.com/.
Morton’s The Steakhouse will offer a special Mother’s Day menu on at its Phoenix and Scottsdale locations. Local residents can treat their mothers to a Morton’s fine dining experience for $59 per person, enjoying three courses of the steakhouse’s signature cuisine. http://www.mortons.com/.
To celebrate Mom, Quiessence at the Farm at South Mountain presents a three-course dinner for $65 per person. 602.276.0601, http://www.quiessencerestaurant.com/.
Phoenix’s Arizona Biltmore will host an array of special Mother’s Day brunch and dinners at its signature spots: a Champagne brunch in the ballroom, Wright’s at the Biltmore and Frank & Albert’s. 602.381.7632, http://www.arizonabiltmore.com/.
In honor of Mother’s Day, Sapporo Scottsdale invites families to celebrate mom with three refreshing Mother’s Day lunch specials. 480.607.1114, http://www.sapporoscottsdale.com/.
The Wigwam in Litchfield Park is offering two Mother’s Day brunches, including a special farm-to-table menu at Litchfield’s featuring expansive outdoor terrace and patio seating, and a traditional buffet at Red Allen’s overlooking the golf course fairways. 623.935.3811, http://www.wigwamresort.com/.
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., celebrate mom with an extensive gourmet brunch in the picturesque setting of Sassi in Scottsdale showcasing artisan cuisine inspired by the traditions of Southern Italy. 480.502.9095, http://www.sassi.biz/.
Mother’s Day brunch at Palm Court at the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center is rounded out with roses for mom and plenty of Champagne. 480.596.7520, http://www.thescottsdaleresort.com/.
BRIO Tuscan Grill at San Tan Village and Scottsdale Quarter will open at 10 a.m. to welcome guests and offer families a special holiday brunch. http://www.brioitalian.com/.
Treat Mom to brunch or dinner at one of the Valley’s several Fleming’s locations, and mom will receive a $25 Dining Card to enjoy on a future occasion. http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/.
The Buttes signature Top of the Rock Restaurant hosts a Champagne brunch for moms on Sunday featuring a carving station, made-to-order omelets or frittatas, a selection of seafood, farm greens, entrees and hand-crafted desserts. 602.431.2370, http://www.marriott.com/.
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood at Scottsdale Quarter hosts an a la carte Mother’s Day lunch with specialty menu items and EV favorites from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 480.730.4800, http://www.eddiev.com/.
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