courtesy of Omni Hotel PhiladelphiaThis is a pretty cool contest going on with the Omni Hotel in Philly.

Who WOULDN'T want their kitchen made over?!?!?!?

Omni Hotel is great at going above & beyond to families.  (If you stay at one, your kids get this super fun backpack filled with goodies!)

They also have a legendary Mother's Day Brunch every year.  This year you could have YOUR recipe on the menu!  Plus, a kitchen makeover!

Check out their latest press release and details on how YOU can be a winner:

- -  No one cooks better than Mom and now is Mom’s chance to not only earn bragging rights to the best recipe in town – but a new granite kitchen too!

Azalea Restaurant at The Omni Hotel at Independence Park is hosting the Make Over My Mom’s Kitchen Contest.  Share with Azalea  Mom’s best and most loved recipe and if selected, Mom’s recipe will be featured on Azaleas’ menu at their renowned Mother’s Day Brunch, Sunday May 8, 2011 where Mom will be the guest of honor! In addition, Colonial Marble and Granite will resurface mom’s kitchen in luxurious granite so her kitchen will look fabulous as she creates memorable meals!

“We thought this was a fun way to truly honor moms this holiday,” said hotel General Manager AJ Williams III. “Everyone always says their Mom makes the best this or that and we say ok, prove it and we will put it on our menu and give mom the ultimate Mother’s Day gift!”

Colonial Marble & Granite will present to the winner a $1,999 gift certificate good for up to 50 square feet of any of their Level 1 stones including a new sink and faucet. Colonial Marble & Granite showcases over 4500 slabs of granite, in over 450 different colors from which to choose. The winners prize includes the template, fabrication and installation of the granite, as well as three choices of finished edge, a 16 gauge stainless steel sink and a single hole faucet with a pull-out sprayer that is also backed by a lifetime warranty.“We are excited to partner with The Omni Hotel on this exciting contest,” said James Freeman Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Colonial Marble & Granite.  “Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate and what better way to do so than with a meal at one of the area’s best restaurants and with new granite countertops for your home!”

All recipes must be original and submitted by April 22, 2011 and must include a telephone number and email address where the winner can be notified. The winning recipe will be selected by May 1, 2011. Recipes/entries should be sent to

Azalea’s Mother’s Day Brunch is being offered from 10 am to 3 pm at $49.95 per person, children ages 4 -10 $21.95. Reservations are a must and can be made by calling 215-931-4270.

In addition to the winning recipe, this lavish brunch will feature a wide array of dishes to select from on the buffet from smoked salmon, shrimp salad, smoked trout, white fish salad to herb crusted roasted rack of lamb, slow roasted beef  tenderloin,  or oven roasted turkey. Delicious hot favorites include Maple Walnut Crusted Salmon , tri-colored tortellini with sun dried tomato and pesto sauce or farfalle with wild mushrooms, spinach, and roasted pepper sauce,  grilled chicken topped with fennel garlic reduction sauce, and vegetable du Jour.Of course the menu includes an extensive breakfast station featuring French Toast, waffles, roasted potatoes, bacon, and sausage, danish, muffins, croissants, bagels and assorted breads. The omelets are made to order with fresh cut vegetables.


And, ever great meal needs a great ending and this is no exception! Enjoy domestic and imported cheeses and an array of assorted desserts including crepes the French envy! Tea, coffee, decaf, cappuccino, espresso and fresh squeezed orange and grapefruit juice are the perfect accompaniment!

Colonial Marble & Granite, located at 201 West Church Road in King of Prussia PA,  is one of the fastest-growing providers of fabrication and installation of stone materials in the United States. The company takes pride in their amazing price points, the area’s largest indoor slab yard including exotic stones from throughout the world and speedy fabrication to installation timeframes. Combined with their world-class customer service, Colonial Marble & Granite creates an unparalleled experience for their customers and partners.

About the The Omni Hotel at Independence Park

The Omni Hotel at Independence Park is part of the Omni Hotels family, which creates compelling, memorable guest experiences by tempting the senses in innovative ways, surrounding them with a balanced blend of scents, sounds, sights, textures and tastes.  The Omni Hotel at Independence Park, 401 Chestnut Street, is a four-diamond European-style luxury hotel that  offers elegance and style at its best - all within walking distance of the Liberty Bell, U.S. Mint, Independence Hall and the Benjamin Franklin House.  Situated just 10 minutes from the Philadelphia International Airport, the Omni Hotel at Independence Park offers the ideal Philadelphia hotel location.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts

Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences that take guests on “A Total Departure” to 47 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America.  From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options.  Known for its award-winning, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program.  The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations such as J.D. Power and Associates, which ranked Omni as “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upscale Hotel Chains” in its 2010 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study(SM).


To get additional information or book accommodations, visit or call 1-800-The-Omni.