Mother's Day Brunch

Habitat will host Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Executive Chef Jason Dalling has prepared a seasonal brunch menu of breakfast dishes, spring-inspired salads and sides, carving stations and petite entrees for the special occasion. A decadent dessert buffet crafted by Pastry Chef James Wroblewski and his pastry team also features select recipes inspired by their moms. Live music by the Daniel May Trio will delightfully accompany the festivities.

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu


Scrambled Organic Eggs

Crisp Bacon and Country Style Sausage Links

Home-Fried Potatoes with Caramelized Onions and Fresh Herbs

Roasted Tomatoes

Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Bread, Chocolate Croissants and Breakfast Pastries

Spring-Inspired Salads & Sides

Mixed Greens Salad

Caesar Salad

Roasted Beets Salad with Local Goat Cheese and Honey

Golden Couscous with Green Beans, Olives, Capers and Kale

Pear Tomato Salad with Cucumbers, Pickled Peppers and Herb-Roasted Croutons

Grilled Spring Vegetables with Heirloom Tomatoes and Truffled Pecorino

Local and International Cheeses

House-Smoked Salmon, Smoked Trout and Peppered Mackerel

Sliced Charcuterie with Assorted Mustards, Homemade Preserves and Pickles

Shrimp Cocktail

Sliced Seasonal Fruits and Berries

Pineapple and Coconut Smoothie

Carving Stations

House-Smoked Beef Brisket

Roasted Leg of Lamb

Baby Spring Vegetables

Roasted New Potatoes with Beemster Cheese and Herb Crumb

Tapas-Style Entrees

Atlantic Salmon Firecracker Roll with Chili Soy Vinaigrette

Olive-Braised Chicken Wing with Creamed Lentils and Slab Bacon

Chilled Corn Soup

Braised Pork Belly with Sweet Potato Hash and Béarnaise Sauce


James’s Mom’s Fruit Tart

Sarah’s Mom’s Chocolate Layer Cake

Jenny’s Mom’s Ginger Flan with Asian Fruit Salad

Blueberry Ginger Tapioca Pudding

Raspberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Pistachio Parfait

Auberly’s Mom’s Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Blackberry Shortcake with Black Pepper Meringue and Tarragon Anglaise

Roasted Raspberry Peach Cobbler with Lemon Vanilla Anglaise

Salted Caramel Macarons

And more!

Mother’s Day Brunch is $79 per person, and children five and under are free; children ages 6-12 are half-price. For more information and reservations, call 412-773-8848.

Cooking Classes

Join us in the Habitat kitchens each month for these demonstration-style classes taught by the Habitat chefs. Learn recipes, tips and tricks of the trade, and get a behind-the-scenes experience in our kitchens. Then enjoy the "fruits of chef's labor" with a delicious lunch at Habitat. Perfect for foodies and cooks of all experience levels!

Classes take place the first Saturday of every month (with the exception of February 11) from 1-3 p.m. and cover a variety of topics. Cost is $69 per person per class, and includes an apron and lunch. For reservations, contact Habitat at 412-773-8848.

  •  February 11, 2017 – Romantic Dinner for Two A tutorial of effective preparation of a dinner for two – just in time for Valentine’s Day 

  •  March 4, 2017 – St. Paddy’s Day For the love of all things Irish 

  •  April 1, 2017 – Sushi and Sake Traditional Japanese sushi preparation and the world of sake 

  •  May 6, 2017 – Tour de France Classic regional French cuisine 

  •  June 3, 2017 – Italian Cuisine Made Easy An overview of homemade Italian favorites  

(Additional dates TBA)