Don’t just get Mom out of the kitchen on Mother’s Day – give Mom the royal treatment at the Disneyland Resort with your choice of two delectable brunches: one in the Grand Ballroom at the Disneyland Hotel, the other at Storyteller’s Cafe at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.
Both are back by popular demand, and both feature beloved Disney characters, with Cinderella and her princess friends in the Grand Ballroom, and Chip ‘n Dale and friends at Storyteller’s Cafe.
Delectable details: “Disney’s Royal Buffet for Mother’s Day” at the Disneyland Hotel is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on May 8, with Cinderella and her princess friends and live musical entertainment. The extravagant buffet includes beautiful spring salads, artisan cheeses, smoked and chilled seafood, cured meats, breakfast selections, seasonal fresh fish and free-range chicken. “Action stations” include fresh omelets, carving stations, Mickey waffles, crepes and Champagne. And just wait ‘til dessert, highlighted with a decadent chocolate fountain.
For kids: mixed greens, fresh fruit salad, crunchy chicken bites, pizza, “Mickaroni and cheese,” crispy waffle fries, mixed veggies and kid-approved sweets.
Cost is $71.99; $20.99 ages 3 to 9, free 2 and under (tax and gratuity not included). Premium annual passholders get a 15 percent discount; all other annual passports get a 10 percent discount. Complimentary four-hour parking is included (self-parking available) – after four hours cost to park is $6 per hour.
For reservations, call 714-781-DINE between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.
The fun starts at 7 a.m. on May 8 at Storyteller’s Cafe where Mom gets a hug from Chip ‘n Dale and friends. Between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m., the impressive buffet includes black pepper-crusted New York strip loin (with cognac jus and horseradish cream), corned beef hash with poached eggs and chipotle-orange hollandaise, roasted salmon with tangerine vinaigrette, brioche French toast with blackberry compote and olive oil-poached asparagus with shaved Reggiano cheese. Add to that omelets, fresh scrambled eggs, Yukon gold hash browns with fresh thyme, sausage and bacon, artisan cheeses, cured meats and roasted veggies, spring greens, fresh fruits and over-the-top desserts.
Kids can fill up on scrambled eggs, oven-roasted potatoes, Mickey waffles and crispy chicken nuggets.
Cost is $29.99; $13.99 ages 3 to 9, free ages 2 and under (tax and gratuity not included). An a la carte menu also is available. Premium annual passholders get a 15 percent discount; all other annual passports get a 10 percent discount. For reservations, call 714-781-DINE between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.