Hotel saving tips, activity guide for Easter at The Drake Oak Brook near Chicago, Illinois

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Easter is rapidly approaching and it’s time to make plans. If you’re going to be in the greater Chicago area, you can enjoy a truly memorable Easter weekend at The Drake Oak Brook. It is a renovated historic hotel set on ten beautiful acres of land and is just a short drive from Chicago, Illinois.

Located in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, it is easily accessible from O’Hare and Midway Airports. You’ll get a sense of grandeur from the luxurious furnishings and impressive artwork. Explore nearby attractions like the Oak Brook Golf Course, Brookfield Zoo or Oakbrook Center shopping. And, of course, Chicago is a short drive away.

The Aqua Egg Hunt will take place in the Oak Brook Park District at the Family Aquatic Center on Friday, April 15, 2022, at 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm. Children will search for eggs that can be exchanged for prize packages. There will be “special” eggs with prize slips that can be redeemed for larger prizes. After the hunt, parents and children can stay and swim. There will also be photo ops with the Easter Bunny.

Enjoy the Easter holiday with a delicious brunch the whole family will enjoy. Brunch will be on Sunday, April 17, 2022, from 9 am to 4 pm. Pricing is $80 for adults, $25 for children aged 6 through 10 and $10 for children aged 2 to 5. Reservations are highly recommended.

Easter Brunch at The Drake Oak Brook, 2022

Breakfast Selections

  • Florentine Eggs Benedict – Sauteed Spinach Brochette
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Maple Pork Sausage
  • Breakfast Red Potatoes
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Cheese Blintzes with Assorted Fruit Toppings
  • French Toast

Fresh Waffle Station

  • Waffles with Maple Syrup, Strawberry Sauce, Peach Compote, Cherry Compote, Fresh Berries and Whipped Cream

Omelet Station

  • Farm Fresh Eggs with a selection of Honey Cured Ham, Crispy Smoked Bacon, Jalapeno Peppers, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Spinach, Cheddar Cheese and Feta Cheese

Cold Displays

  • Seasonal Grilled Vegetables with Fresh Artichokes, Sweet Small Peppers, Patty Squash,
    Baby Zucchini and Button Mushrooms
  • Imported & Domestic Cheeses with Assorted Crackers, Bread and Fig Spread

Seafood & Raw Bar

  • Oysters on the Half Shell with Mignonette Sauce
  • Smoked Salmon with Boiled Eggs, Capers, Red Onions, Dill Cream and Toasted Bagels
  • Cocktail Shrimp with Lemons, Horseradish and Cocktail Sauce


  • Traditional Caesar with Shaved Parmesan, Tomato Basil Chutney, Anchovies an* d Herbal Focaccia Croutons
  • Cyprus Salad with Mix Green Salad, Mandarin Oranges, Dried Cranberries, Candied Pecans, Crumbled Blue Cheese and Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Easter Rainbow Salad with Boston Lettuce Leaves, Roasted Gold Beets, Strawberries, Radishes, Salty Pistachios, Pecorino Cheese and Slightly Sweet Vinaigrette
  • Greek Salad with Green Peppers, Kalamata Olives, Red Onion, Cucumber, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Feta Cheese and House Dressing

Carving Station

  • Herbed Rubbed Prime Rib of Beef with Horseradish Sauce and Brandy Cabernet Au Jus
  • Roasted Rosemary Lamb with Mint Sauce and Mint Jelly
  • Brown Sugar & Bourbon Glazed Steamship of Ham with Honey Mustard and Jack Daniels Raisin Reduction


  • Chicken Provencal – Pan Seared Chicken Breasts with Tomato Wine Sauce
  • Braised Beef Short Ribs with Sauteed Onions and Mushrooms
  • Salmon Oscar with Grilled Salmon over Crab Meat, Bearnaise Sauce and Steam Asparagus
  • Fresh Cheese Lasagna with Meat Sauce, Parmesan, Cheddar, Ricotta and Mozzarella Cheeses
  • Yukon Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Steam Cauliflower
  • Saffron Rice Pilaf

Kids Table

  • Chicken Fingers
  • Tater Tots
  • Macaroni and Cheese

Assorted Pastries

  • New York Cheesecake
  • Carrot Cake
  • Tres Leches
  • Tiramisu

European Tortes

  • Bourbon Pecan Pie
  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Flourless Cake
  • Edelweiss Torte Cake
  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • Fresh Seasonal Sliced Fruit

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