April 07, 2008

Student Center to host Mother's Day Brunch

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The 2008 Mother's Day Brunch at Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Student Center Ballrooms is a great way to celebrate all the special women in life.

The brunch is set for 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. May 11. The dinner kicks off with green leaf salad with Parmesan vinaigrette, creamy pasta salad and farmhouse vegetable salad. Entrees include roast baron of beef, chicken supreme, cheesy scrambled eggs with hollandaise sauce and sausage links. Delmonico potatoes, cider-glazed carrots, sautéed green beans, assorted dinner rolls, a variety of gourmet coffee, tea, orange juice and apple juice complement. Rounding out the menu are the desserts: chocolate pudding, peach cobbler, coconut layered cake, lemon pie and sliced seasonal fruit.

You may purchase advance tickets at the central ticket office on the second floor of the Student Center or by calling 618/453-3478 during office hours. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Advance tickets are $12 for adults, $11 for SIUC students and senior citizens and $6 for children ages five to 10. Kids four and younger dine free. Tickets purchased at the door are $1 higher.

For more information contact the catering office at 618/453-1130 or look online at www.siucstudentcenter.org.