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Eat like an Ape

Enjoy dinner with the Zoo's Great Apes

When

Apr 14, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

ABQ BioPark Zoo
903 Tenth SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Description

Enjoy a unique meal among the great apes! Zookeepers will host a talk to discuss the great apes, toss treats, and show the gorilla playroom before a unique dining experience! Different meal courses will be offered at the chimpanzee, gorilla and orangutan habitats.The event will also include a keeper talk in the Africa Amphitheater. A silent auction will give attendees the opportunity to bid on ape art and a special  behind the scenes tour of the ape house for two, which will include a painting done by a gorilla during the tour. The meal will include delicious appetizers, a first course, main course and dessert including ape-inspired veggies and human food like trout and beef.

Dinner Menu

Station Hors d’oeuvres

Crostini

  • Pork belly, fig; gorgonzola
  • Caprese
  • Salmon and lox

Charcuterie & anti pasta display

First

  • Pumpkin, cranberry, quinoa salad
  • Strawberry, macadamia, arugula salad

Second

  • Heirloom tomato gazpacho soup with grilled spicy shrimp

Third

  • Tenderloin medallions, chimichurri, purple mashed potatoes, roasted honey
    glazed baby carrots, micro green garnish
  • Vegetarian option: roasted beet stack, heirloom tomato; kale

Dessert

  • Peach cobbler, granola crumble; spiced, whipped cream

Price

$50. NMBPS members receive 10 percent discount.
Eat like an Ape

Come dine with the apes at the ABQ BioPark.

Contact

Norah Kissell
505-848-7123
Taste at the ABQ BioPark Catering