Treat your mom this Mother’s Day to a wonderful, food-filled event at one of these fabulous Valley restaurants. Be sure to reserve your spot now.
Wright’s at The Biltmore Reserve your spot for a Champagne brunch or delicious dinner at Wright’s at The Arizona Biltmore. Brunch will be served 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mothers will even receive a beautiful rose. $78 for adults; $38 for children 12 and under, not including tax and gratuity. For dinner, Chef de Cuisine Conor Favre will prepare a three-course Table d’hôte menu for $75, as well as add holiday favorites to the a la carte menu. Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Reservations for both the brunch and dinner are required. For Mother’s Day reservations, call 602.381.7632. 2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix. http://arizonabiltmore.com/.
Canal SouthBridge’s Canal will host a “Haute Holiday Brunch” honoring Mom for Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mom will be treated to a fashion show by Garage Boutique, a specialty three-course meal created by Executive Chef Justin Beckett, a complimentary $25 gift certificate to Canal for your next visit, a rose and a decadent chocolate gift to take home. The three-course meal includes a glass of Champagne and menu items including an egg white frittata with morel mushrooms, asparagus and goat cheese with yellow tomato carpaccio; a berry parfait with minted honey yogurt, homemade pistachio granola and mango marmalade; and chocolate mousse tiramisu. This Scottsdale-based brunch is $39 per person; children under 10 eat free. 7144 E. Stetson Dr., Ste. 250, Scottsdale, 480.949.9000, http://canalaz.com/.
Estate House Estate House hosts a luxurious Mother’s Day Brunch by Executive Chef Gio Osso from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Brunch consists of a three-course menu with selections including New York strip steak and eggs, potato hash and grilled asparagus; crab-stuffed crepe pillows, roasted pepper marmalade and tender greens salad; poached eggs, toasted brioche, grilled Taylor ham and aged white cheddar crema; and Gianduja crème brulee with mocha short bread and fresh raspberry coulis. $49 per person; $19 for children 12 and under. 7134 E. Stetson Dr., Ste. 200, Scottsdale, 480.970.4099, http://estatehouseaz.com/.
Prado Prado at InterContinential Montelucia Resort & Spa is hosting a wonderful Mother’s Day brunch which will complete the morning with a complimentary long-stem rose and a glass of Cava for mom. Live music is also on the menu. The brunch is $65 per person; children 10 and under free. Or children can spend the day in the Kid’s Club, which is complimentary for brunch guests, where they will make a special Mother’s Day gift for Mom. Brunch is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4949 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, 480.627.3202, http://www.icmontelucia.com/.
The Phoenician From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., get to The Phoenician’s Grand Ballroom for a Mother’s Day brunch featuring paella Valencia, meat-filled carving stations, delicious pastas and paninis, salads, pastries and much more. Brunch is $89 for adults; $44.50 for children 12 and under. 6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, 480.423.2530, http://thephoenician.com/.
Latilla Restaurant Executive Chef Michel Pieton of The Boulders Resort & Spa prepares an exquisite brunch buffet at the Latilla Restaurant in honor of Mother’s Day. Specialty menu items include baked Chilean seabass with a pistachio crust and red bell pepper sauce; toasted pine nut and sweet potato salad with avocado, spinach and honey-Champagne vinaigrette; four-cheese tortellini Provencal, al dente ratatouille; and white and dark chocolate mousse cake with pecan crunch. $75 per person; $32 for children ages 6 to 12. 34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Carefree, 480.488.9009, http://www.theboulders.com/.
Quiessence Restaurant Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain in Phoenix will host a charming evening designed to thank, indulge and inspire all moms with a three-course family dinner and optional rejuvenating activities for the entire family. $59 per person; $29 for children 12 and under. Special activities (like garden family photos) are individually priced. 6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602.276.0601, http://quiessencerestaurant.com/.
In honor of National Vegan Month, Flower Child is dishing up a delish Vegan Ramen Bowl. Also in honor of this special month, Brad Borchardt, director of Culinary Standards at Flower Child, talks about you can infuse vegan dining in your everyday dining and for your holiday table.