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Treat mom to the best brunch of the bunch at John Ascuaga’s Nugget



SPARKS, Nev. — Honoring moms and all they do, John Ascuaga’s Nugget presents its most spectacular day of dining ever this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8.  Live music will be performed in Restaurante Orozko and the Rose Ballroom, where the Northern Nevada Affiliate of Susan G. Komen will be handing out free pink carnations from Sparks Florist to all mothers in attendance.

Mother’s Day Brunch will be served in the following Nugget restaurants (prices and hours noted)

  • The Rose Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  $21.95 per adult, $11.95 per child (ages 5-11).  Reservations may be made by calling 775-356-3300.
  • The Rotisserie Buffet, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $21.95 per adult, and $11.95 per child (ages 5-11).
  • Restaurante Orozko, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $29.95 per adult, $15.95 per child (ages 5-11).

Among its wide array of upscale dining choices, Brunch in Orozko includes appetizers like Jumbo Prawn Cocktail, Assorted Sushi Rolls, and Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell.  Entree choices feature Beef Filet Eggs Benedict, Broiled Pork Chops, “Fruits of the Sea” (Lobster, Shrimp, Scallops) and Grilled Ono with Tropical Salsa. Diners can create their own omelets and build their own waffles and choose from desserts like Pistachio Cones, Trio Chocolate Mousse, Cream Puff Swans, Amoretti Kisses, and Raspberry Mousse Torte.

The Mother’s Day Brunch menu in the Rose Ballroom and the Rotisserie Buffet features six stations. The Appetizer Station starts the temptation with no fewer than thirteen items including Peel and Eat Shrimp, Mediterranean Penne Pasta, Smoked Fish Platter, and Fresh Strawberries and Cream.

One of everyone’s favorite flavors is “Build Your Own” and that’s just what customers will be able to do at the next stop, the Omelet and Waffle station.  Diners can have either one – or both — their way, cooked to order, with a wide selection savory fillings and tasty toppings.

Entrees are always a special part of any Mother’s Day Brunch at the Nugget and this year’s choices are no exception.  Brunch-time favorites like Classic Eggs Benedict with velvety Hollandaise Sauce share the spotlight with culinary creations like Grilled Salmon and Citrus Salsa, Seared Beef Tips Hunter Style,  and that down-home favorite, Home-made Biscuits with Country Gravy.

The Carving Station offers just-cut goodness in the form of our famous rock-salt roasted Prime Rib served with Aus Jus and Horseradish, a thick slice of Honey-baked Ham, or Roast Turkey.

The grand finale of Mother’s Day Brunch at the Nugget is dessert.  Or rather desserts.  Here’s just a sinful sampling:  Chocolate Decadence, Bailey’s Cheesecake, Cappuccino Mousse in White Chocolate Cups, Éclairs, Lemon Mousse Cones, Tiramisu in Chocolate Cups, Cherries Jubilee, Bananas Foster, Apple, Berry and Cherry Tarts, Blueberry Cobbler…and yes, more!

For additional dining choices, The Steakhouse Grill and Trader Dick’s will also be offering special Mother’s Day dinner menus.  Rosie’s Cafe will also be serving a fixed price menu for just $12.95 per person, $8.95 for children which includes a choice of both appetizer and entree, and dessert.

To see the complete menus for each restaurant on Mother’s Day, and restaurant hours, please visit at visit janugget.com.  Reservations are available for brunch in the Rose Ballroom and for dinner in Orozko, The Steakhouse Grill, and Trader Dick’s by calling 775-356-3300 or 800-648-1177.  Ask about Room and Brunch packages!

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