Treat you mother to a champagne Mother’s Day buffet brunch at the charming, waterfront Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club. I love this spot and she will, too.
She’ll love the room with its floor-to-ceiling windows looking out at the Pacific Ocean. She’ll also enjoy the endless champagne and mimosas served with the spread .
Seatings are at 10:00 AM., 12 noon and 2:00 PM.
Price is $54.95 for adults (including champagne and mimosas); $22.95 for children ages 4–11 (plus tax and a 20% service charge).
BREAKFAST STATION: Omelet Station Eggs edict Applewood Smoked Bacon, Turkey Sausage Links O’Brien Potatoes with Onions and Peppers Cheese Blintzes with Raspberry Sauce
SALADS: Chinese Chicken Salad, Caprese Salad, Traditional Caesar Salad Mixed Greens with Caramelized Walnuts, Dried Cranberries and Gorgonzola SEAFOOD SELECTIONS Peel and Eat Shrimp, Crab Claws, Mussels Cocktail Sauce, Lemon Wedges, Clarified Butter and Tabasco
WHIPPED POTATO MARTINI BAR: Buttermilk and Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes Toppings: Bay Shrimp, Sautéed Mushroom and Caramelized Onion, Chives, Sweet Butter, Sour Cream, Jack and Cheddar Cheeses, White Wine Cream Sauce CARVING STATION Turkey with Gravy, Cranberry Orange Relish, Miniature Rolls Slow Roasted Rib Eye of Beef with Red Wine Demi-Glace, Horseradish Cream and Grain Mustard Salmon en Croute with Champagne Beurre Blanc
ENTREES : Citrus Glazed Breast of Chicken BBQ Country Meatloaf Tilapia Veracruz with Olives, Tomatoes, Capers and Fresh Basil Penne Pasta Primavera with Roasted Garlic and Chunky Basil Marinara Cheese Ravioli with Cilantro and Lime Cream Sauce Green Beans Amandine, Fresh Vegetable Medley, Artisan Rolls and Sweet Butter
KNEE-HIGH BUFFET FOR KIDS: Weenie Wellingtons, Chicken Fingers, Tater Tots, Mac and Cheese, Cheese Pizza, Lime and Strawberry Jell-O Blocks and M&M Cookies BANANA SPLIT STATION Bananas, Vanilla and Chocolate Ice Creams, Chocolate, Strawberry and Caramel Sauces Whipped Cream, Nuts and Maraschino Cherries
And the grand finale DESSERT EXTRAVAGANZA: French Pastries, Assorted Cakes and Cheesecakes Chocolate Fountain with Milk Chocolate, Pound Cake, Rice Crispy Treats, Cubed Fruit, Whole Strawberries and Pretzels BALEENlosangeles will also be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Sunday, May 9, serving its customary menus.
The Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club – in the Pacific and Bayside Ballrooms 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach
For Brunch Reservations call 310-798-5874 , www.HotelPortofino.com