Top 25 Cities that Love Celebrating Mother’s Day

Garden Court Palace Brioche French Toast Cube (1)You love your mom! You love your city! And, you love dining out! But does your hometown measures up against other U.S. cities when it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day in the most delicious of ways? Find out with our 2015 city rankings.

Based on OpenTable restaurant reservations, the top 25 cities that dine out the most on Mother’s Day per capita, in order, are:

  1. Atlanta, Georgia
  2. Washington D.C
  3. Cambridge, Massachusetts
  4. Alexandria, Virginia
  5. San Francisco, California
  6. Charleston, South Carolina
  7. Scottsdale, Arizona
  8. Boston, Massachusetts
  9. Orlando, Florida
  10. Boulder, Colorado
  11. Bellevue, Washington
  12. Las Vegas, Nevada
  13. Cincinnati, Ohio
  14. Ann Arbor, Michigan
  15. Seattle, Washington
  16. Denver, Colorado
  17. Berkeley, California
  18. San Mateo, California
  19. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  20. Tampa, Florida
  21. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  22. New Orleans, Louisiana
  23. Baltimore, Maryland
  24. Portland, Oregon
  25. Chicago, Illinois

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Celebrating by the Numbers: Mother’s Day Dining Trends

Mother’s Day is one the busiest dining days of the year — and it’s the single most popular day for brunch! In honor of this delicious day, we’ve combed through restaurant reservations data to deliver a deep dive into Mother’s Day dining trends across America. From the most popular times to dine to the most popular cuisines and most coveted restaurant reservations, this infographic will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about Mother’s Day dining.

OpenTable Mother's Day 2015 Infographic

 

Still searching for the perfect table for Mother’s Day? Find a reservation at one of the 2015 Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America!

And, don’t forget to enter the #MomsFaveMeal Mother’s Day giveaway for a chance to win one of 10 $150 OpenTable Gifts — so you can treat mom to a meal on us!

 

OpenTable Celebrates Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

On Thursday, April 23, OpenTable invited employees to bring their children to the office in honor of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day! Our very first time celebrating this important day, the OpenTable San Francisco headquarters hosted 45 kids, from one month to 10 years old.

Our People + Culture team framed the day with a range of fun activities to teach these special guests about what their parents do at OpenTable. From a baby play room to a kids activity room that featured games and arts and crafts, we also provided restaurant and food-themed coloring pages, held a special cooking class around a waffle bar that allowed kids to make their own waffles since food is such a big part of our corporate culture.

 

Additional activities included an office tour and scavenger hunt, face painting, a family lunch, a special “Music with Ryan” session, in which Ryan Ward and his trusty guitar from People + Culture entertained kids (as he often does his fellow employees) with songs and a singalong. Parents and kids were also photographed together at the beginning of their day, and the kids created custom picture frames for their parents to keep on their desks.

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Enter the #MomsFaveMeal Mother’s Day Giveaway!

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You’re invited to treat Mom to a meal on us this Mother’s Day! Enter to win one of 10 $150 OpenTable Gift cards in the OpenTable Mom’s Favorite Meal Mother’s Day Giveaway! Share photos of your Mom’s favorite food with @OpenTable on Facebook*, Instagram, or Twitter using the hashtag #MomsFaveMeal. We welcome you to share foods that remind you of your mom, her favorite restaurant, dining experience, or culinary creation, also. Be sure to follow @OpenTable so we can contact you directly if you win.

Each business day, we’ll be giving away one $150 OpenTable Gift card, starting Monday, April 27, 2015, through Friday, May 8, 2015. One entry per social network per person per entry period allowed.

The #MomsFaveMeal giveaway is a heartfelt way to celebrate the mom or mother figure in your life. Remember to tag/credit the chef or restaurant in your post

Entry examples: “Check out #MomsFaveMeal @OpenTable” or “.@OpenTable The carrot-avocado salad @ABCKitchen is my #MyMomsFaveMeal”

Be sure to check your direct messages on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter each day every evening so we can award your prize quickly. The full terms and conditions are after the jump.

And, don’t forget to reserve a table for Mother’s Day on May 10th! And, to make the day extra special, book a table at one of 2015  Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America.

* To enter on Facebook, upload photos from an existing album or your desktop to the OpenTable page.

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