Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Prairie Grass Cafe to Host Generous Father’s Day Brunch Buffet on June 21

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Chef/Owners Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris at Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL; 847-205-4433) are celebrating dads this Father’s Day with their annual, and very popular, Father’s Day Brunch, served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 21. The buffet is priced at $48 per person for adults and $18 per person for children aged 10 and under (tax, gratuity and beverage not included).

“We are honoring dads this Father’s Day with our brunch,” said Stegner. “We’re letting dad take a step back from the grill this year and relax with a lovely brunch the whole family will enjoy.”

 photo credit: Cindy Kurman, Kurman Communications, Inc.

Father's Day Brunch

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For every guest, Father’s Day Brunch will begin with Prairie Grass Cafe’s “PGC Benedict,” Poached Egg with Spinach and Roasted Tomato Hollandaise. That’s only the beginning, for the buffet spread is abundant, featuring a wide selection of delicious appetizers, salads, entrees and dessert. Included on the buffet menu are:

  • Caesar Salad with Homemade Caesar Dressing and Shave Parmesan
  • Citrus, Almond, Cucumber, Avocado and Arugula Salad with Lemon Honey Vinaigrette
  • Grilled vegetable platter with basil remoulade and balsamic reduction
  • Asian Tuna Salad – Bok Choy, Soy-Sesame Sauce
  • Fresh Farmer’s Cheese with Honey-Nut-Fig Compote; Toasted Fruit Bread
  • Sliced-to-Order Ancho Marinated Skirt Steak
  • White Beans and Rainbow Swiss Chard with Broccoli, Rapini and Toasted Bread Crumbs  
  • Slow Roasted Salmon topped with Balsamic Glazed “River Valley Ranch” Mushrooms 
  • Roasted BBQ Pork with Crisp Potato Wedges
  • Warm Pesto Green Bean Salad
  • Chicken Pot Pie
  • Omelets station: Peppers, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, ham & spinach
  • Waffles made to order, maple syrup 
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon / Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Brunch Dessert Buffet
  • Signature crepe station: Valrhona chocolate, strawberries, jam, Nutella, whipped cream
  • Bread station
  • Mini breakfast pastries 
  • Mini Chocolate Croissants
  • Cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, and pineapple
  • Mixed berries
  • Mini Crème Brulees
  • Chocolate cupcakes
  • Warm berry crumble
  • Strawberry cream pie

Father's Day DinnerFor dinner, guests can order from the regular Prairie Grass Cafe menu as well as from their specialsFathers Day Steak 300 menu including a refreshing Rhuba-rita made with local Rhubarb, Cointreau and Hornitos Tequila ($11); Grilled "Creekstone" All-Natural Angus New York Strip with Roasted Carrots and Spring Onions ($39) or
Grilled Wild Alaskan Salmon with Warm Pesto Asparagus Salad ($36). Reservations are recommended by calling 847-205-4433. 

About Prairie Grass Cafe

Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd.; Northbrook, IL) supports Chicago’s Green City Market and local sustainable farms, selecting the freshest ingredients to reflect the season.  For more information or to make a reservation, please call (847) 205-4433 or visit

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