/24-7PressRelease/ - ST. CHARLES, IL, April 07, 2006 - Chicago area families celebrating Easter and Mother's Day will thoroughly enjoy the outstanding brunch and weekend packages offered by Pheasant Run Resort and Spa (4051 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174, 800-474-3272).
Easter packages, including an overnight stay for a family of four and two tickets to an Egg Hunt and Cottontail Parade on Saturday, April 15th, start from just $139 with numerous options and upgrades available. Options include a lavish brunch on Sunday, April 16th and a variety of events for the entire family throughout the weekend.
The highlight of the weekend is Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 16th from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This popular event is open to both resort guests and the public and is $36.95 for adults and $12.95 for children ages 4-12. Mother's Day Brunch takes place on Sunday, May 14th and hours and prices are the same. Reservations are required for both occasions and may be obtained by calling (630) 584-6300.
Pheasant Run's elegant buffet showcases the culinary delights that make Easter and Mother's Day celebrations so special. The bountiful buffet will feature a wide selection of mouth-watering entr es, a carving station with savory seasonal meats, an omelet station, pasta station, quesadilla station, colorful salad station and homemade breads and rolls. The buffet finishes with a scrumptious sweet table. Children will enjoy their own special buffet with many of their favorite foods. Music will be provided by the popular "E-Band" jazz trio.
Easter Brunch activities include a visit from the Easter Bunny, a petting zoo and spring crafts. On Mother's Day, every mom will receive a rose. A photographer will offer family portraits on both Easter and Mother's Day at a cost of $15 to $40 per photo package.
Children's activities are offered throughout Easter weekend. Hop on over Saturday, April 15th for the Egg Hunt and Cottontail Parade at 11:00 am and 4:30 pm. Children will search for special golden eggs to win a basket full of goodies and then follow the Easter Bunny in a parade around the resort to collect sweet treats. Overnight packages include two tickets to the egg hunt and parade. Tickets to these activities may also be purchased for just $10 per child. A Spring Craft Corner will also be offered from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at nominal cost.
Sunday brunch will be a culinary journey, with something to please everyone. Easter Brunch entrees and accompaniments include Herb Crusted Sirloin accompanied by a Merlot Demi Glace garnished with Caramelized Mushrooms and Cippolini Mushrooms topped with Crumbled Bleu Cheese; Maple and Mustard Glazed Salmon with savory breadcrumbs and topped with garnished Spring Asparagus; Artichokes and Cremini Mushrooms in a Roasted Pepper and Herb Broth; Stuffed Chicken Breast with Sun Dried Cherries, Roasted Mushrooms and Feta Cheese in a Champagne Infused Saffron Broth; Cheese Ravioli with a Tomato Wine Broth garnished with Sun Dried Tomatoes, grilled Zucchini and Sizzled Leeks and Au Gratin Potatoes - sliced Potatoes in a Rich Cheese Sauce layered with Caramelized Onions.
Mother's Day entrees and accompaniments include Beef Bourguignon En Croute; Salmon Dijonnaise topped with savory bread crumbs and garnished with Sauteed Spinach; Stuffed Chicken Breast with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Goat Cheeses in a Roasted Pepper Coulis; Meat Tortellini with Roasted Garlic Sauce garnished with Grilled Vegetables and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes.
Children can enjoy their own special menu on both occasions with Chicken Fingers; Macaroni and Cheese; Corn Niblets and Jello Parfaits with Fruit Cocktail.
Pheasant Run Resort and Spa is set on 250 beautiful, rolling acres in historic St. Charles, Illinois, less than an hour from Chicago. Following a recent $30 million renovation, the resort offers 473 spacious rooms, several restaurants and dining options, the Mario Tricoci Spa, Noble Fool Theaters, Zanies Comedy Club, 36 holes of championship golf, three pools, a fitness center and more than 100,000 square-feet of meeting space.
For more information, call 800.4.PHEASANT or visit http://www.pheasantrun.com.
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