It's the BEST TIME OF YEAR...because Mom is the most important person in our family, and probably in yours too. She is always the center of the "Household Universe". Each year when Mother's Day rolls around we try to make it extra special for her because she spends so much of her time every day of the year making our lives run smoothly, caring for us when we're sick, being our shoulder to cry on, and is always our biggest cheerleader for anything we are doing. Did I mention I'm 29? Just kidding! But on the serious side, Mother's Day is an important day for all families and like many, we like to take our Mom out for a great Mother's Day Brunch.
We are very blessed because here in the Fox Valley we have so many 5 Star Restaurants and Incredible Chef's preparing delicious Brunches for Mother's Day so I thought I'd put together a "Grand List" of some of the top ones in the Fox Valley and share them with you so that you could enjoy them with your Mom and families as well. Remember...this isn't ALL of the great restaurants that we have, but a sampling of what is available.
TOP MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH'S IN THE FOX VALLEY:
1. The Hotel Baker, 100 W. Main St., St. Charles
Cost: $50 Adults $26 Children 4-12
Breakfast items like eggs Benedict, breakfast potatoes, applewood smoked bacon and sausage. They also feature a custom Belgium waffle bar and omelet station. Lunch items include swordfish, smoked fish, shrimp and crab legs, sirloin, porchetta and a variety of salads and sides. Leave room for mini pastries, cakes, pies and torts from the dessert table.
2. Wildwood, 477 S. Third St., Geneva
Time: 9:30- 2:30 pm
Cost: $44 Adults, $22 Children 5-11
Offering a brunch that includes made-to-order omelets and pasta dishes. Guests can choose from prime rib, honey-baked ham or roast turkey at the carving station. A variety of breakfast and luncheon items will be served buffet style, including salads, seafood, fruit and desserts.
3. The Turf Room, 1033 Kilberry St., North Aurora
Time: 9:00- 3:00 pm
Cost: $34.95 Adults, $13.95 Children 5-10
Serving up the right combination of breakfast and lunch items. Breakfast includes made-to-order omelets and a waffle station with a variety of delicious toppings. Pizza lovers can't resist The Turf Room's brick oven pizzas including their breakfast pizza and their special Baja chicken pizza. Other items include smoked salmon, shrimp cocktail, salads, fruits, cheeses and freshly carved meats. A variety of desserts round out this Mother's Day feast.
4. Lincoln Inn Banquets, 1345 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia
Time: 10:00- 3:00 pm
Cost: $27.95 Adults, $14.95 Children 3-12
Lincoln Inn's brunch menu includes made-to-order omelets, sausage, bacon, hash browns and French toast. Lunch offerings include a seafood station, chicken, pasta, salads, fruit, baked macaroni and cheese and BBQ ribs, plus a fresh carving station. A full sweets table, plus coffee, tea, juice and soft drinks are all included in the price of the brunch.
5. Pheasant Run, 401 E. Main St., St. Charles
Time: 9:30-1:30 pm
Cost: $39.95 Adults, $39.95 Seniors 65 & Older, $15.95 Children
Pheasant Run's brunch has something for everyone. Guests will enjoy creations from their chef-manned omelet, pasta and salad stations. The carving station includes peppercorn-crusted sirloin, bone-in ham and roasted turkey with sage gravy. Other items include poached salmon, peel-and-eat shrimp, beef medallions, chicken, cod, spring vegetables and international cheeses. Kids will appreciate the children's buffet featuring mac and cheese and tater tots. Complete your plate with a stop at the pastry table.
There are plenty more phenomenal restaurants in the Fox Valley that are offering Mother's Day Brunch menu's...we couldn't possibly list them all. Just make sure you make your reservations ahead of time or you WILL NOT BE HAVING BRUNCH WITH MOM anywhere but in your own home! This is one day of the year when every restaurant is completely booked and the walk-in lines are extremely long.
From all of us at The Rullo Team....We Wish all Mother's a HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!