8 Best Easter Brunches in Town

BY Lara Piu and Taylor Transtrum | April 4, 2017 | Feature Features

Top Valley chefs are planning grandiose, indulgent brunches for a memorable holiday in some of the most inspired settings for Easter Sunday.
Reserve a spot on Prado's cozy patio to take advantage of the mild weather and stunning mountain views on Easter Sunday.

1. Palo Verde An ice display of house-smoked mackerel, court bouillon poached shrimp and more is among chef Brian Archibald’s six stations. Veggies come from the resort’s organic garden. $65, N. Tom Darlington Drive, 480.488.9009

2. Prado Restaurant Gourmet tapas, charcuterie, wood-fired meats, raw seafood and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar is served. Chefs make-to-order French toast, crepes, omelets and more. $80, 4949 E. Lincoln Drive, 480.627.3020

3. Fairmont Princess Chef David Morris will curate an elaborate feast from the AAA five-diamond resort’s restaurants: Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Ironwood American Kitchen and Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar. $95, 7575 E. Princess Drive, 480.585.4848

4. The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Champagne, pastries, omelets, agave-glazed ham, spring herb-crusted beef strip loin, seafood, sushi, desserts and more are served with floor-to-ceiling golf course and mountain views. $85, 6902 E. Greenway Parkway, 480.624.1202

5. The Farm at South Mountain The famous pecan French toast with challah, a pecan-honey glaze and caramelized bananas, is among chef Becky McIntyre’s 10-station buffet, served in a pecan tree grove. $56, 6106 S. 32 St., 602.243.9081

6. & 7. Steak 44 & Dominick's Steakhouse Along with their regular full menus, both restaurants open early at 11AM and will serve special entrées and sides for Easter Sunday. Easter specials like Steak Farina - a savory 12-ounce bone-in filet topped with an over-easy egg - are the brunch of champions. Steak 44, 5101 N. 44th St., 602.721.4400; Dominick's Steakhouse, 15169 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.272.7271

8. elements (at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort) Executive Chef Beau MacMillan's Easter brunch menu is marked by dishes like crooked neck squash and coconut bisque with avocado and rock shrimp salad; roasted chicken with cippolini onion, brussels sprout hash, candied pancetta, fingerling potatoes and garlic and rosemary pan jus; and raspberry charlotte with house-made lady fingers, fresh berries and sweet wine sabayon. $85, 5700 E. McDonald Drive, 480.607.2300

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