Mother's Day Champagne Brunch

Location: Discovery Center

Date: Sunday, May 13

Give Mom the day off and let our executive chef do the cooking. Enjoy a delicious Mother's Day Brunch featuring cooked to order eggs and an omelet station, a chef's carving station, sweet treats, and so much more! Seating is limited and reservations are required.


$33.95/Child (3-11 yrs.old)
No charge – Under 2 child

Seatings: Sunday, May 13 seatings at 11 a.m., and 1:30 p,m.

11 a.m. Reservations (SOLD OUT)

1:30 p.m. Reservations

Cancellation Policy: All purchases and reservations are final, non-transferable and non-refundable


European Bread Display, Bagels, Muffins, Croissants, Coffee Cakes, Butter, Jams, Cream Cheese
French Toast with Maple Syrup
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
Bacon Strips
Sausage Links
Traditional Caesar Salad, Garlic Croutons, Shredded Parmesan and Caesar Dressing
Chilled Peel & Eat Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce
Smoked Salmon, Lox, Cream Cheese and Capers
Grilled Chicken Breast with Marsala Wine Sauce
Salmon with Roasted Pepper Sauce with Garbanzo Potage
Rice Pilaf
Shepard’s Pie w/Cornbread Crust
Penne Pasta with Alfredo Sauce
Made to Order Omelettes with the Traditional Accompaniments:  Ham, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms,
Tomatoes, Onions, Selection of Shredded Cheeses
Whole Baked Honey Cured Ham
Inside Round of Beef
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Fire Roasted Vegetable Mirror Display
Silver Dollar Rolls
Appropriate Condiments
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Miniatures Consisting of:  Fresh Fruit Tarts, Cannoli, Eclairs, Napoleons, Petite Fours, Cheesecake Slices, Brownies, Cream Puffs and Rum Balls
Assorted European Pastries
Butter Cookie Assortment
Seasonal Fresh Fruit and Berry Display
ON BUFFET: White & Chocolate Milk
SERVED TABLESIDE:  Coffee, Decaf Coffee, Assorted Teas, Fresh Chilled Orange Juice, and Champagne Poured Tableside

Champagne Poured Tableside

For more information or special need reservations, please call 708-688-8355.

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