Renaissance Kids are Flipping for Flap Jacks This Mother’s Day — Renaissance Hotels Whips Up a ‘Mother’s Day Pancake Play Date’

April 13, 2010

BETHESDA, Md., April 13 /PRNewswire/ – Renaissance opens the kitchen to kids this Mother’s Day with its first ever “Mother’s Day Pancake Play Date” brunch special (www.therenaissancelife.com/pancake-playdate ) at participating Renaissance Hotels throughout the U.S. On Sunday, May 9(th) Renaissance Hotels will provide kids the opportunity to put on a take-home Renaissance chef’s hat and create the ultimate, customized pancake creation while moms sit back and wait to be served. The “Mothers Day Pancake Play Date” is a fun and affordable way to say “thanks mom” — prices start at $25 and can be booked by calling your local Renaissance Hotel.

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It’s a win-win situation for parents and kids this Mother’s Day as each Renaissance Hotel will have a dedicated chef’s station that includes healthy options as well as indulgent and micro-local indigenous ingredients for the kids to choose from as they make their mom a customized flap jack. Parents will have the chance to dine at their table while the kids are supervised and guided at the pancake station by renowned Renaissance chefs, including the likes of the newest Iron Chef, Jose Garces who also serves as the Renaissance Chicago Blackstone Hotel’s local chef.

“Renaissance is known for our locally indigenous pancake creations and we are excited to help celebrate Mother’s Day by getting the kids involved,” said Tina Edmundson, senior vice president lifestyle brands “They will get the opportunity to discover their inner-culinary talents all while creating a memorable experience that embraces the spirit of the holiday — thanking our mothers.”

In addition to the pancake play station, micro-local pancake dishes will be available on the Mother’s Day brunch menus in select cities and diners can sample a variety of pancakes that feature indigenous ingredients such as:

  • The “New England Johnnycake” at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel includes seasoned bacon greases baked into the batter served to compliment the Lobster Benedict New England favorite.
  • The “Organic Buckwheat Short Stack Pancake” at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel features local Tuscarora Farm apple compote and McCutcheon’s wildflower honey.
  • “Buttermilk Pancakes with Smoked Bourbon Maple Syrup” at the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel
  • The “Tres Leches” pancake at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach featuring caramelized bananas to soothe a sweet tooth.

Families can also opt for a Mother’s Day weekend by booking an overnight stay for Saturday, May 8(th) and wake up to the “Mother’s Day Pancake Play Date” brunch special on Sunday. To book this exclusive package, please log onto www.renhotels.com . To book brunch reservations only, please call your local Renaissance Hotel.

RENAISSANCE HOTELS is an upscale brand with more than 140 properties in 28 countries that speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local discoveries when traveling for business or leisure. Renaissance Hotels has recently welcomed several new “gems” to its global collection – the ultra-modern Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel, the chic Renaissance New York Hotel 57 in Manhattan and the beautifully restored historic Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach. These hotels join a rich portfolio defined by distinctive and well-known icons such as The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Blackstone Renaissance Chicago Hotel, The Shelbourne Renaissance Dublin Hotel and the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. To make reservations and for more information about Renaissance Hotels, visit www.renaissancehotels.com . Follow Renaissance on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RenHotels .

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