Traditions from Merry Olde England and the U.S. Highlight Moms’ Special Day
ANAHEIM, Calif. – April 18, 2012 – Mothers may just think they’ve crossed the Pond to merry olde England when they arrive at Hilton Anaheim for a truly unique Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch, Sunday, May 13, served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. that promises to be as entertaining as it is scrumptious. For reservations, visit the dining section of the Hilton Anaheim website to book your reservation via OpenTable.com. The cost is $49 per guest with complimentary valet parking.
With all of the royal appointments in place, the majestic experience will begin when mothers arriving at the hotel are heralded by trumpets and escorted down a red carpet by royal palace guards through the main lobby entrance. During this magnificent procession, each royal guest will receive a long-stemmed rose as a token of love and appreciation.
The centerpiece of this majestic event is a custom-built royal throne fit for a queen that will be in place in the lobby, where it will serve as a regal stage for moms and their families to enjoy a one-of-a-kind photo opportunity. Once seated on her throne, each mom will be asked to don a bejeweled crown and hold a scepter to complete the sovereign setting.
In keeping with the royal theme, the exquisite brunch will feature traditional items like honey baked ham with crusty brown sugar glaze, as well as some of the Queen’s favorites, including Quiche and scones. There will also be a children’s menu.
Prizes will be awarded for the best Fascinators (hats) worn by the moms between noon and 3 p.m. Three drawings will be held for complimentary stays at La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, the Arizona Biltmore, and Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.
After brunch, guests will be invited to enjoy a complimentary ride in an authentic horse-drawn carriage where they can enjoy the romantic sound of clip-clopping hooves on the pavement as the carriage glides along Convention Way not far from Orange County’s beloved Sleeping Beauty Castle at the Disneyland Resort.
The themed Mother’s Day brunch is the brainchild of the hotel’s General Manager, Shaun Robinson, who hails from Liverpool in the U.K. “Who better to be crowned royally than our local mums during the year of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee? We look forward to honoring all of the mothers who will be our special guests and know they will have an experience they will long remember,” said Robinson.
Mother’s Day was first celebrated in Great Britain in the 17th century as Mothering Sunday, much before the custom began in the U.S. Today, Mother’s Day is celebrated there as it is here with children paying tribute to their mothers and grandmothers, thanking them for all their love and support.
Hilton Anaheim is located at 777 Convention Way in Anaheim, California. The stunning and contemporary hotel is Orange County’s premier destination for meetings, events or vacations. With 1,572 guestrooms and 140,000 square feet of meeting space, it is the largest and most flexible hotel in the Los Angeles/Orange County region.
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