Mothers Day Dining on May 9

Celebrate and treat your mom, your friends mom, your mom’s mom or any other mom to Brunch or Dinner on Sunday May 9th. Here are some of the dining options of places that have sent in their details.

Bacchus at Wedgewood Hotel & Spa

With live soft piano music and a selection of Bacchus menus designed by

Executive Chef Lee Parsons, the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa provides the

perfect setting to celebrate with your Mum on her special day.

Reservations are essential – please reserve through OpenTable

for the perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day Brunch

Begin your Mother’s Day by enjoying an exclusive selection of delicious brunch dishes.

Brunch available Sunday May 9th, 2010

10 am – 2 pm

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Sample a decadent selection of pastries, finger sandwiches and tarts accompanied by your choice of teas.

Tea will be served Saturday, May 8th and Sunday, May 9th, 2010

2 pm – 4 pm

Mother’s Day Dinner

Enjoy a special Mother’s Day three course set menu featuring fresh Spring fare.

Dinner available Sunday May 9th, 2010

6 pm – 10 pm

Spa Treats & Gift Certificates

A Mother’s delight – Whether it is a Wedgewood Classic Facial or a visit to the Roman Eucalyptus Steam Room followed by a Chocolàt Vanilla Decadent Body Treatment, we’re sure Mum will enjoy a luxurious escape to the award-winning Spa at the Wedgewood.

Can’t decide on a specific treatment? Let Mum choose! Our gift certificates make the perfect Mother’s Day gift and can be used on any spa service up to your chosen value.

For Spa appointments please contact 604-608-5340

For Gift Certificates please contact 604-608-5304

C Restaurant

To celebrate the day, Executive Chef Robert Clark has created a menu with moms in mind, describing his entrees as having the “freshest local ingredients available to create a fusion of the seafood dishes that C is famous for and breakfast foods everyone will love”. Some of the delectable dishes are: Fresh from the Boat Spot Prawn Salad, Oyama Charcuterie, Okanagan Cherry French Toast and Lobster Benedict. The menu is priced at $44.00 per person and includes appetizer, entrée and coffee or tea.

The “MOM!” brunch menu will be available for one day only at C Restaurant, located at 2-1600 Howe Street in Downtown Vancouver.

For more information about menu items or to book your reservation at C Restaurant please visit www.crestaurant.com or call 604-681-1164.

CRU restaurant

will serve up a special crowd-pleasing Mother’s Day menu in a relaxed atmosphere.  The three-course menu will be $29 per person, with children under 12 half price.

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 9 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

CRU Restaurant – 1459 West Broadway, Vancouver

$29 per person (Half price for children under 12)

Reservations available by phone at 604-677-4111 or online at www.cru.ca

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

If she’s more of a traditionalist, her style may be more The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s take on Mother’s Day Brunch. Executive Chef, Robert LeCrom and his brigade do it up right from all-time classics like slow roasted Prime Rib, omelette and crepe stations, rotisserie selections and house baked desserts. Full menu details can be found at www.fairmont.com/hotelvancouver/Griffins. Advance reservations can be made by calling Griffins Restaurant at 604.662.1900 or online at www.opentable.com for seatings between 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. $69 per person, $34.50 per child, 12 years and under and complimentary for toddlers.

For those Moms and Grandmothers with a penchant for tea, The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s famed afternoon tea is the perfect celebration for family and friends. The Princess and the Tea promotion welcomes the ladies of the day to 900 West for an enchanting afternoon of savoury petit sandwiches, sweet pastries and scones with Devonshire clotted cream and berry preserves. For those wee ladies and gents-in-waiting, our Little Angel Bubblegum Tea will delight and charm from beginning to end. $36 per adult and $16 per child, 12 years and under.

The Fairmont Waterfront

City slick Moms who love a scene will be front and center guests at The Fairmont Waterfront’s Mother’s Day Brunch. Executive Chef, Patrick Dore steps up to the global plate with an elegant spread of charcuterie, seafood, Dim Sum selections, maple glazed smoked ham, Salmon Wellington, Eggs Florentine and Eggs Benedict, an endless dessert buffet and even a kids-only section with all the fixings. Full menu details can be found at www.fairmont.com/waterfront. Advance reservations are highly recommended by calling Herons Restaurant at 604.691.1818 or online at www.opentable.com for a choice of seatings at 11:30 am or 1:30 pm. $62 per person, $52 for seniors and $25 per child, 12 years and under and complimentary for toddlers.

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport

If the Mom in your crowd is more the jet set type, The Fairmont Vancouver Airport is the place to celebrate this Mother’s Day. Executive Chef, Kamal Silva brings the tastes of the world home to Globe @ YVR with an outstanding brunch menu. Tuck into an Ocean Wise Seafood Bar, Chef’s carvery of slow roasted sour cherry stuffed chicken, sushi and dim sum, Coast to Coast delicacies and a luscious strawberry themed dessert buffet. Full menu details can be found atwww.fairmont.com/vancouverairport/GuestServices/Restaurants/Globeyvr.htm. Reservations can be made by calling Globe @ YVR at 604.248.3281 or online at www.opentable.com for seatings between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm. $49 per person, $24.50 per child, 12 years and under and complimentary for toddlers.

The Sutton Place Hotel

Restaurant Chef, Robert Uy, has created two special dinner options that are available throughout the entire weekend. For $80.00 per person ($40.00 for children 4 – 12 years) enjoy a delectable 5-course dinner that has been prepared using local and regional ingredients, including fresh Kusshi Oysters and Dungeness crab from the West Coast of Vancouver Island; in-season Fraser Valley fruits and vegetables, and world-famous Pemberton potatoes. Or, if it’s “comfort food” you’re seeking, try our Family Style Dinner for four with all the fixings for a meal that will satisfy everybody’s taste buds for only $120.00. And if you’re bringing your little one along, not to worry as we have a special menu created just for babies and tots!

Of course, for the more traditional family affair, there is always the ever popular Mother’s Day Brunch, one of Fleuri Restaurant’s signature events. With only two seating times available, 11:00am and 1:30pm, reservations are required as this event sells out every year. Enjoy a wide array of fresh salads, hot dishes, gourmet omelettes, sumptuous desserts and much, much more, while listening to the pleasant sounds of our Jazz Trio.

And why not make a night of it? Treat mom to a luxurious evening away from home and take advantage of our special Mother’s Day overnight room rate. All you have to do is reserve one of the above events and we will extend to you a discounted room rate of $150.00 (plus taxes) which includes overnight parking.

Raincity Grill and Nu restaurant + lounge

Serving brunch on a regular basis but are kicking it up a notch for this year’s Mother’s Day. Look forward to a three-course brunch at nu for $29.50 per person and a two-course menu at Raincity Grill for $29.00 per person. For information about menus and reservations at Raincity Grill visit www.raincitygrill.com or call 604-685-7337. For information about menus and reservations at nu restaurant + lounge visit www.whatisnu.com or call 604-646-4668

Note: Above restaurants are in alphabetical order.