Brunch in Bloom
Sundays, Dec. 29, 2013 – Jan. 12, 2014
Seatings available at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
One of Pittsburgh’s best-kept foodie secrets is back to wow you with local, sustainable and seasonal flavors.
Discover one of Pittsburgh’s best-kept foodie secrets as you indulge in some of the freshest local, sustainable and seasonal flavors around town prepared by chefs at Café Phipps — our award-winning 3-star Green Restaurant Certified® eatery focusing on food that’s good for the planet and for you. Conservatory admission is included in the price!
Our family-friendly brunch is served in Special Events Hall against the breathtaking backdrop of Tropical Forest India, with sittings available at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the following dates:
Dec. 1 (Sold Out)
Dec. 8 (Sold Out)
Dec. 15 (Sold Out)
Dec. 22 (Sold Out)
Regular brunch admission is $28.95 for adults and $13.95 for children five – 12. Kids under four enter for free and members receive a 10-percent discount. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to your sitting. To reserve or learn more, please call 412/651-5281.
Freshly baked assorted pastries accompanied by Amish whipped butter and house-made organic preserves
Fresh, local and seasonal fruit salad
Apple wood-smoked Duroc bacon and local Parma breakfast sausage links
Fiesta tofu scramble with slow-cooked black beans, diced local tomatoes, shredded vegan cheese, black olives, fresh cilantro, and fire-roasted salsa
Brioche French toast with assorted syrups
Sweet quinoa and pumpkin seed oatmeal accompanied by cinnamon, currants and chopped almonds
Macaroni and cheese
Wild mushroom and sage risotto
Organic mixed field greens with freshly made vinaigrette Gerber Roma chicken marinated in fresh Italian herbs, topped with garden fresh basil, Roma tomatoes, and Salemville provolone cheese over a bed of sautéed organic spinach
Sustainably harvested citrus shrimp cocktail with dipping sauce
Slow roasted grass-fed beef carved to order with fresh horseradish cream, pan jus, organic red skin roasted potatoes, and grilled asparagus
House-smoked organic salmon accompanied by chopped cage-free egg, capers, red onion, whipped cream cheese and bagels
Cage-free eggs cooked to order with your choice of ham, local ground chorizo, sustainably harvested shrimp, organic spinach, mushrooms, onions, organic peppers, olives, feta, mozzarella, and local cheddar cheeses
Tiramisu and panna cotta
Photos © Adam Milliron
Other Featured Exhibits & Events
- Winter Light Garden
and Flower Show
- Nov. 29, 2013 – Jan. 12, 2014;
Winter Light Garden open evenings 5 – 11 p.m.*
- Garden Railroad
- Now Open
- Candlelight Evenings
- Nov. 29, 2013 – Jan. 12, 2014
Extended Hours: Open until 11 p.m.*
- Santa Visits
- Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 30 – Dec. 22, 2013, plus Nov. 29 and Dec. 2
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Biophilia: Pittsburgh
- First Thursday of Each Month
Next Meeting Dec. 5, 2013
- Gifts and Greens Market
- Dec. 5 – 7, 2013
Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Special Vendors On-Site Until 3 p.m. Daily
- Party in the Tropics
- Select Fridays
Next Party Dec. 6, 2013
7 – 11 p.m.
- Inspire Speakers Series
- Second Thursday of every month, November 2013 – May 2014, except where noted
Next Event Dec. 12, 2013
5:30 – 8 p.m.
- Members-Only Shopping Hours and Discount
- Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
- Tropical Forest India
- Now Open