MacDonald Island Park preparing for Easter Brunch extravaganza

MacDonald Island Park is delighted to announce the menu and events schedule for its annual Easter Brunch extravaganza, which will take place at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre on Sunday, April 8.

The extravaganza will be highlighted by a deluxe Easter Brunch served at Nexen Field House under the direction of Executive Chef Jaimeet Kathuria. The Easter Brunch buffet will include diverse breakfast fare, salads, seven entrées, omelet station, display station, carving station, desserts, and a kids’ buffet. Cost is $35 for adults, $28 for seniors, and $12 for children 6-12 years of age, and is free for children aged five and under. Please see below for the full menu.

The Easter Brunch runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Guests can book a reservation by calling Guest Services at 780-791-0070.

“The Easter Brunch is something we’re very much looking forward to,” said Naved Noorani, Director of Hospitality at MacDonald Island Park. “The menu is truly top notch, and to add to the fun we’ll be giving away some great prizes to go along with the tons of activities for children and families. It’ll be a special day at the Island.”

A draw will be made for the following prizes:

·         An entertainment system (PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360)
·         Junior membership at Miskanaw Golf Club
·         Three complimentary registrations to one of our MacDonald Island Park one-week summer camps
·         Three one-month family memberships to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre

In addition, MacDonald Island Park will be offering a complimentary day pass to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre to anyone purchasing a ticket to Easter Brunch. The day pass includes access to the Syncrude Aquatic Centre and the K-Rock Climbing Wall.  

Family activities are scheduled as follows:




7:00 am-10:00 pm

Free skate: Leisure Pond

Leisure Pond

11:30 am-Noon

Easter Egg Hunt

Nexen Field House

Noon-3:00 pm

Free skate: CNRL Arena 1 

CNRL Arena 1

Noon-3:00 pm

Bunny Hop Carnival

Nexen Field House

Noon-3:00 pm

Little Chick’s Crafty Corner

Nexen Field House

Noon-3:00 pm

Family Art Project

Nexen Field House

MacDonald Island Park will also host Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 13, while weekly Sunday brunch will move to the Fireside Room from the Fox Den Lounge as the Miskanaw Golf Club gears up for course opening in the weeks ahead.

MacDonald Island Park Easter Brunch menu    

Artisanal bread display with homemade assorted whipped butter
Assortment of breakfast breads 

Peppered baby potato nuggets 
Scrambled eggs with aged cheddar and spring onions 
Maple smoked sausage 
Honey and cinnamon roasted crispy pork belly 
Belgian waffles and pancakes with triple berry compote and whipped cream

Omelet station
Custom-made omelets prepared by our culinary team with wide variety of fillings 

Micro-organic greens with seasonal berries, grape tomatoes, cucumber, quail eggs and lavender vinaigrette
Traditional Caesar salad with trimmings and tangy garlic dressing 
Waldorf salad with candied pecans and red grapes
Dijon and stone grind mustard Yukon gold potato salad 
Fire roasted mushroom salad with feta and herb dressing 

Display station
Display of clams, mussels, prawns, smoked salmon, and gravlax
European cold cuts, sausage, salami, prosciutto and international cheese display

Carving station
Four peppercorn crusted AAA Alberta prime rib with port wine jus 

Apricot and figs stuffed roast pork loin with cherry and apple glaze
Herb marinated charbroiled breast of chicken with wild forest mushroom sauce 
Pan fried fillet of halibut with saffron caper beurre blanc 
Eggplant cannelloni stuffed with mozzarella mushroom and spinach with chili tomato sauce 
Butter nut squash and sweet potato mash with goat cheese 
Fire roasted baby vegetables
Herb rice pilaf 

Fresh sliced fruit display 
French pastries, assorted cheese cakes, chocolate mousse, lemon tart, apple pie 

Kids buffet
Chicken fingers, hot dogs, and cheese pizza, potato chips, juice box and assorted jello

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