Mother’s Day with Chefs Maria Hines and Jason Wilson

We’ve pulled together some great restaurants for you to celebrate Mother’s Day this year. Chef Maria Hines and Jason Wilson have introduced some of Seattle’s best restaurants including Miller’s Guild, Crush, Agrodolce, and Tilth and Golden Beetle. Take a look and see what they’re cookin’!

Miller’s Guild Toasts Mother’s Day
Miller’s Guild is firing up their Infierno grill for a special Mother’s Day brunch on May 11. Alongside regular brunch fare of Whiskey Cake with apple, bacon, yam, maple syrup and chili; Sausage & Biscuits with buttermilk gravy, soft fried eggs and braised kale; and Chef Wedgie Cobb Salad with organic chicken, pumpkin seeds beets, apricots, and yogurt mint dressing; kids can treat mom to specialty items from Chef Jason Wilson including Crab and Nettle Gratin; Grilled Ham Steak and Hearth Fired Eggs; Coffee Flour Waffle with rhubarb and strawberry; and Aspen Hollow Lamb with beets, chili and mint. The bar at Miller’s Guild will also be creating brunch cocktails perfect for mom.

Reservations can be made online at or by calling 206.443.3663. Miller’s Guild is located at 612 Stewart Street, Seattle.

Treat Mom to Special Tasting Menu at Crush
Chef Jason Wilson is preparing a beautiful five-course tasting menu with moms in mind. Make your mom feel special on her day with a starter of Champagne, Oyster, Cauliflower Veloute, Caviar followed by a five-course menu of 1) Muscat Goats Milk Ricotta, Pistachio Soils, Asparagus and Cured Ham; 2) Chamomile Carrots, Carnaroli Risotto, Manchego, Tangerine Lace and Almonds; 3) Seaweed Wild Leeks, Crab, Halibut, Smoked Mushroom Broth; 4) French Curry Chickpeas, Fire Roasted Artichokes, Lamb, Yogurt, Peppers; and 5) Earl Grey Chocolate Fondant, Huckleberry Jam, Malted Milk Hazelnut and Sea Salt.

Crush’s 5-course tasting menu is $76 per person; optional wine pairing for additional $64. Reservations online at or by calling 206.324.4549. Crush is located at 2319 East Madison Street, Seattle.

Agrodolce Invites Madre to Brunch
Invite your madre to an Italian brunch from Chef Maria Hines on Mother’s Day. The three-course menu includes several options under each course, including Savory Gougeres with provolone picante, thyme and green garlic aioli; Malted Waffle with Theo’s Chocolate, malted milk chantily and dried strawberry; Smoke Salmon Scramble with black sheep brebis and chive; and Bomboloni with pastry cream, citrus and caramel. Moms and others can also order specialty brunch cocktails including Capri Sun with limoncello, sparkling wine and cured grapefruit; Agro Mary with an anchovies ricotta stuff olive; and Bottomless Mimosas.

Three-course brunch menu is $25; brunch cocktails range from $8-$14. Agrodolce will stay open an hour later, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Call 206.547.9707 for reservations or make online at Agrodolce is located in Fremont at 709 N 35th Street, Seattle.

Gift Mom Award-Winning Cuisine from Tilth
Located in a beautiful craftsman house, Tilth has long been a notable staple on the Seattle dining scene and their brunch is no exception! This Mother’s Day, Chef Maria Hines is giving you three-courses of delicious cuisine to gift to mom. With options under each course the three-course menu includes a housemade Fig Scone with brown sugar, pecan and fleur de sel; Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict with chive hollandaise and potatoes; Spring Vegetable Hash with radicchio, beet and green garlic; Apple Soup with caramel, peanuts and marshmallow; and Chocolate Sorbet with Holmquiest hazelnut and Theo’s Chocolate. Vegan and gluten free options are available. View the full menu online.

The three-course menu is $30 per person; additional $10 for Mimosa or Bloody Mary with coffee. Tilth will remain open until 3 p.m. for Mother’s Day brunch. Reservations are recommended by calling 206.633.0801 or online at Tilth is located in Wallingford at 1411 N 45th Street, Seattle.

Ballard Brunch at Golden Beetle
Ballard moms don’t need to look any further then Golden Beetle for a special Mother’s Day brunch. With Eastern Mediterranean influences, the three-course menu features several options under each course, including Mixed Green Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette, feta and pickled chard stem; Spicy Skagit River Ranch Pork Shank Hash with potato, Mama Lil’s pepper, béchamel and poached egg; Smoked Ham and Grilled Asparagus Omelet with gruyere cheese, parsley, beef fat fried potato; and Shortbread Cookie Napoleon with cinnamon, sour cherry and ricotta. View the full menu online.

The three-course menu is $25. Golden Beetle will remain open an hour later, until 3 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Reservations can be made online at or 206.706.2977. Golden Beetle is located at 1744 NW Market Street, Seattle. Complimentary parking in lot behind the restaurant.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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