Mother’s Day Mania


This Sunday we celebrate moms near and far with flowers, gifts, and, if you’re fortunate to have mom near, experiences. Well, Jackson has no shortage of dining experiences when it comes to honoring a special mother in your life.

Starting our coverage in Teton Village, where things are starting to awaken out of the snow, including Spur Restaurant & Bar. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, the Spur is serving up a special Mother’s Day brunch menu. Always one to elevate the classics, you’ll find on this menu croissant French toast with caramelized bananas and Nutella; polenta cakes with spinach, blistered tomatoes and grilled asparagus; three different breakfast meats; an omelet station; and so much more. Try the seared Skuna Bay salmon or Double R Ranch roast beef. Adults are $45, while kids are $18. Stay for happy hour from 2-6 p.m. and enjoy 20 percent off wine by the bottle and glass. spur beets

Another Teton Village establishment that has awakened from its off-season slumber is Il Villaggio Osteria. Treat mom to a special brunch menu complete with mimosas and Bellini’s. Call (307) 739-4100 to make a reservation. If you’re celebrating at home, or outside, purchase your sparkling wine or rose at Bodega or Bin22 for 15 percent. These deals run now through Sunday.

Over at the Four Seasons Resort and Residences, the Westbank Grill is back open and ready to treat Mom to Mother’s Day brunch. This special brunch menu will feature local meats and cheeses, made-to-order omelets, cast iron dishes, handcrafted desserts, and more. Call (307) 732-5620 for reservations.

Over on the West Bank, Teton Pines is hosting their famous, annual mother’s day brunch. Not to be missed, this brunch goes above and beyond on their menu. We’re talking about the carved New York strip with chimichurri rub, Dutch babies with huckleberry compote, potato casserole with Swiss cheese and prosciutto, shrimp cocktails, smoked salmon, broccoli and cauliflower white cheddar gratin, and so much more. All of this and more is just $55 for adults, $25 for kids 6-12, and kids 5 and under eat free. Make your reservations for a seating at 11-11:30 a.m. or 1:15-1:45 p.m. by calling (307) 733-1005.amangani

Give mom a view to remember by taking Mother’s Day up to Amangani, atop East Gros Ventre Butte. If the sweeping mountain views weren’t tempting enough, Amangani will be serving four Mother’s Day brunch specials until 3 p.m. These include: croissant French toast with peach vanilla compote; a country Benedict of North Carolina ham and chili infused hollandaise atop an English muffin; grilled beef tenderloin with goat cheese mash, artichoke and grilled asparagus; or pan seared scallops and prawns with crisp polenta, summer greens and chili oil peach chutney.silver dollar

Treat mom to a piece of Jackson history by attending brunch at the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill. In addition to their regular menu, they will serve a menu of five mother’s day specials, including: southern crab cake eggs Benedict, chilaquiles, chicken and waffles, open faced southwestern meatloaf sandwich, and a Wyoming grilled cheese. Wash it down with a $6 mimosa or glass of champagne.

Just across the street, Hatch is serving up two drink specials in honor of Mom. Toast Mom with a French raspberry margarita for $9 or prosecco at just $5 per glass. Also downtown, e.leaven has a number of Mother’s Day specials, the most important being two for one mimosas all day long. Fill up your belly with nova lox benedict, a cobb omelet, or breakfast tacos. Always fresh, always delicious!

Just a bit north of downtown, Palate is open and serving up beautiful elk refuge and Sleeping Indian views. From 11-3 p.m. you can find brunch specials in addition to their regular lunch menu. Moms get a free mimosa. Consider this a great segway into some art viewing at the National Museum of Wildlife Art.palate patio

Trying to track down the perfect gift? For flowers, call Lily and Company at (307) 732-2211. Today (May 9) is the last day of The Liquor Store’s local love sales event. You don’t have to tell mom that you saved up to 40 percent on your in-store purchases, but she might be proud. Give the gift of relaxation with 60 or 90 minute float gift card to Healing Waters Therapeutic Float Center. Now until mother’s day, buy one such gift card and get a second for free! Give mom breakfast in bed by picking up pastries and hot drinks from Persephone. While you’re there, snag a gift card or some Persephone swag. Online, they have a whole selection of Mother’s Day gift items here.


About Author

Raised in the land of casseroles and deep fried cheese curds, Sam Simma left rural Wisconsin for the mountains of Wyoming in summer 2012. Her appetite for adventure is the only thing that rivals her passion for food. She has always used writing to document and critique her travel and dining experiences. Her warmest memories among family and friends have been associated with the food that was at the center of the occasion. From staging cooking shows with siblings to perfecting turtle brownies with her dad, today Sam enjoys connecting people over food by hosting cookie decorating parties, wine pairing nights, and Midwest-inspired potlucks. A dessert fanatic, she has come to impress friends and family with key lime pies, Oreo bon bons, and Snickers ice cream cakes that are far simpler than they could ever imagine. Shhh! Don’t tell.

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