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Garden City Hotel Mother's Day Dining Events
The Garden City Hotel hosts two Mother's Day dining events: Saturday Tea and Sunday Brunch.
"Mothers are celebrated royally at Garden City Hotel dining events in their honor. For those who prefer a sophisticated and intimate celebration for relaxed conversation, we host an afternoon Saturday Tea. For a more convivial family gathering suited to all the family and with a broad array of culinary offerings, there is our award-winning Sunday Brunch. We look forward to welcoming everyone who celebrates this special woman in their life in their own dining style," says The Garden City Hotel's Managing Director Patrick Smalley.
MOTHER'S DAY SATURDAY TEA
On Saturday, May 12 from 2:00 p.m., afternoon tea is presented in the luxuriously appointed private dining room of signature restaurant REIN. Master Chef De Bruyn presents three themed menus with a selection of teas and herbal infusions to choose from along with port and champagne by the glass. Traditional Tea ($34) is an assortment of sandwiches - smoked salmon on pumpernickel with horseradish cream and pickled red onion, cucumber mint on whole wheat bread, roast beef on rye bread with horseradish, mayo and watercress, and egg salad on white bread with chives - followed by oven-fresh scones with Devonshire cream and house-made seasonal preserves, assorted tea breads and miniature pastries. The Royal Tea ($44) incorporates the traditional tea menu plus a glass of Paul Goerg Blanc de Blancs Champagne and fresh strawberries with creme chantilly. The Chocolate Tea ($39) features Callebaut hot chocolate presented with an assortment of tea sandwiches, oven-fresh scones, marble pound cake, Belgian chocolate brioche plus assorted chocolates and truffles. Reservations are required by calling (516) 877-9385. Self-parking and complimentary valet parking are available.
MOTHER'S DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH
On Mother's Day, May 13, beginning at noon, the hotel's award-winning brunch, by Master Chef Steven De Bruyn, is served in the legendary Grand Ballroom. It is $69 per person, plus tax and gratuity; and half-price, $34.50, for children under 12-years-old. A special dining activity for children is decorating cookies for their own Mother's Day presentation. On the brunch menu is a dazzling array of sumptuous culinary offerings including a myriad of hot and cold entrees. Among the top-rated selections are a seafood extravaganza with whole lobster, crab claws and jumbo shrimp and an artful display of smoked salmon and whitefish. There are artisan cheeses and carving stations featuring tenderloin and turkey breast. Prepared to order selections include gourmet pastas and sauces plus breakfast favorites such as made-to-order omelets and French toast. Sophisticated dessert displays showcase seasonally inspired cakes, pies, pastries and sweets plus assorted whole fruit and fruit salads. To complement the brunch experience are unlimited brunch-cocktail favorites including Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers and Mimosas.
MOTHER'S DAY GIFT CARDS
For those who wish to gift mothers with the extraordinary tea or brunch experience any time of the year, gift cards are available online and at the hotel gift shop.
The Garden City Hotel
45 Seventh Street
Garden City, NY