Looking to head out of town or maybe do a quick staycation for Easter? We’ve got a few places that are fun for the family or for a special treat.
For last-minute Easter dining plans, tables are still available to enjoy brunch under the sun and overlooking lush Mediterranean lagoons at Taggia at FireSky Resort & Spa in Old Town Scottsdale. Serving a buffet-style holiday brunch, menu items include fresh vegetable salads and smoked salmon offered alongside an omelette station and breakfast favorites such as french toast with fresh berries. A carving station will feature herb-roasted beef tenderloin, with other savory offerings including sautéed chicken breast with sundried vodka cream, mushroom ravioli with parmesan garlic cream sauce and a variety of hearty sides. For dessert, an assortment of mini pastries. Easter Brunch at Taggia Sunday, March 27th 11:30am until 3:00pm Pricing: Adults $60, Children $28 – adult price includes the choice of bellini, mimosa or a Bloody Mary. Reservations recommended, book at taggiascottsdale.com or by calling (480) 424-6095.
Enjoy all the fun of Easter without the hassle at Flourish, the award-winning restaurant inside the CopperWynd Resort & Club. Hosted from (10 am – 4 pm) on Sunday, March 27, 2016, join us for Easter Buffet Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt (11:30 am & 2:30 pm), and let our chef handle all the cooking with a plate-bending selection of gourmet, from-scratch buffet offerings unspooling across the entire dining room. Think farm-fresh salads, a display of assorted house-made Deviled Eggs, or classic Antipasto and Cheese & Charcuterie dishes. Savor the fruits of the sea such as King Crab Legs and Snow Crab Claws, or enjoy a little surf n’ turf with carved-to-order Niman Ranch NY Strip Lion and Honey Brown Sugar Glazed Ham. But be sure to save room for delectable desserts such as Assorted Petite Fours and Chocolate Torte. $100 ++ for adults, $35++ for kids aged 6-12 and free for anyone 5 and under. Also includes one complimentary glass of bubbly (or juice) for all guests. There will also be an egg hunt for the kids out on the resort’s scenic grass lawn.
Easter in the Old Pueblo means egg hunts, live music and a buffet-style brunch at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort’s annual Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 27. The resort will host a buffet-style brunch with live music on Sunday, March 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with seatings every half hour. Priced at $59 for adults and $19 for children ages 6-12 (no charge for children 5 and under), signature buffet items will include carving stations of honey glazed ham, sea salt and black pepper baron of beef and pork tenderloin roast, with chef specialties including seared corvina, rotisserie spiced chicken and Easter lamb stew. Chilled offerings will include citrus poached salmon, pineapple mojo ceviche, shrimp cocktail and a variety of seasonal salads. Traditional breakfast favorites and an assortment of desserts are also included. Resort guests and locals enjoying brunch are encouraged to bring their children and Easter baskets to participate in two Golden Egg Hunts offered at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the resort’s sprawling grassy lawns. For reservations, call 520-544-1190 or visit hiltonelconquistador.com/holidays.
This Easter, enjoy brunch amidst the beautiful Sedona red rocks at SaltRock Southwest Kitchen at Kimpton’s Amara Resort and Spa. Executive Chef Robert Hoffman will be preparing a delicious a la carte Easter brunch featuring an array of dishes including grilled octopus hash with patatas bravas, chorizo and a sunny side up egg, torta ahogada with black bean puree, salsa de arbol, pork carnitas and pickled red onion, banana bread French toast, strawberry and cream waffles and Sedona benedict. Easter Brunch at SaltRock Sunday, March 27th Available from 7am through 4pm. A la carte Easter brunch. Prices vary. Reservations recommended, book at http://www.saltrockkitchen.com/or by calling 928.340.8803.
Easter offers one of the year’s best opportunities to enjoy great food and engage in lively conversation with loved ones, and this year, The Wigwam is offering up an entire weekend of Easter-themed fun and fanfare. Start things off from 9 am – 2 pm Saturday, March 26, with The Wigwam’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza, a holiday celebration boasting a petting zoo, games, an egg hunt, a chance to meet the Easter Bunny, live music and more. Entry into the Egg-stravaganza is free, although those looking to dine before or during the festivities can stop in the Wigwam Ballroom for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Friends. Breakfast will be served from 8 am – 11 am, and is $25 for adults, $15 for children and complimentary for those 2 and under.
Those seeking more of a traditional Easter Sunday Brunch can book a table from 10 am – 3 pm Sunday, March 27, at Litchfield’s, the luxury resort’s signature restaurant, or from 9 am – 2 pm in its iconic Wigwam Ballroom. Litchfield’s chefs will serve up a three-course Easter Brunch highlighted by an array of springtime specialties for $49 per person. Starter options include the likes of Smoked Salmon on mini bagels with lemon, dill, red onion and housemade cream cheese and Natural Granola set atop organic vanilla yogurt, fresh berries and honey, while main dish offerings include Huevos Rancheros, Grilled Red-Hot Sausage and Grits and Cedar River Steak and Eggs, among others. Cap it all off with a choice of four different deserts highlighted by the likes of Monkey Bread, Bananas Foster French Toast and Housemade Cake Donuts. Ballroom diners can also enjoy a traditional, family friendly buffet-style brunch menu priced at $45 for adults, $20 for kids and complimentary for children 2 and under.
Celebrate Easter with brunch at the legendary T. Cook’s restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel. Chef Todd Allison will be preparing an impressive Easter Brunch featuring a chilled seafood display with cocktail shrimp, crab claws, oysters and ceviche along with a grand display of brunch favorites including sliced charcuterie, smoked salmon and assorted bagels with traditional accompaniments, artisan breads and cheeses, local organic greens, fruits, bakeshop specialties and sweets. Easter Brunch at T. Cook’s Sunday, March 27th 10am until 3pm Pricing: Adults $78, Children $25 Reservations are required. Book at http://www.royalpalmshotel.com or call 602-808-0766
Celebrate Easter with family, friends, delectable food and an incredible view at L’Auberge de Sedona. The amazing brunch menu offers a variety of choices that are perfect for the whole family. Available Sunday March 27th, 2016, guests can enjoy exciting Easter cuisine including rosemary glazed prime rib with au jus and horseradish cream; mixed berry crepes; and smoked pork tenderloin from the carving station. Breakfast fare choices consist of eggs Benedict biscuit with citrus hollandaise; egg roulade with fig jam, spinach and gruyere creme; bacon and house made breakfast sausage; rosemary breakfast potatoes; and coffee cake bread pudding. Diners may also choose from savory hot entrees such as alaskan halibut with parsnip puree and grilled brussels sprouts; atlantic salmon with crispy capers, dill and wild rice; chicken parmesan with prosciutto and provolone tomato nage; petit filet oscar with dungeness crab, au poivre and pink peppercorns; pork ribs with rosemary BBQ sauce; toasted bulbar with brussel sprouts, pistachios and grilled peaches; cheese tortellini with artichokes, charred peas and gouda cream; and romanesco cauliflower and heirloom carrots. Potato chowder will be offered in addition to cold seafood options including smoked salmon, seared ahi tuna, crab claws, cocktail shrimp, oysters, mussels and bay scallop ceviche. Salad options include iceberg with blue cheese, green beans and tomatoes; kale, red beets and almonds; caprese heirloom tomato with fresh mozzarella and basil; couscous, pistachio and arugula; a grilled vegetable and an antipasto platter; a fresh fruit plate and an assorted cheese plate. After (or before) their meal diners are encouraged to visit the dessert station and select from a variety of choices including vegan raspberry cashew cheesecake; chocolate mousse bombes; lemon coconut bunny tails; chocolate espresso flower pots; blueberry white chocolate lavender pavlova; vanilla chiffon cupcakes and chocolate flourless torte.
|Easter Brunch at L’Auberge de Sedona is $65 for adults and $35 for kids. Interested guests can top off their decadent brunch with unlimited mimosa and bloody marys for $20 per person. Reservations can be made here.|