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Eat like an Ape - SOLD OUT

Enjoy dinner with the Zoo's Great Apes


This event has already happened.
Apr 14, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM


ABQ BioPark Zoo
903 Tenth SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


This event is sold out for 2018. Please join us next year!

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


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

Charcuterie & anti pasta display


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


  • Heirloom tomato gazpacho soup with grilled spicy shrimp


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


  • Peach cobbler, granola crumble; spiced, whipped cream


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

Come dine with the apes at the ABQ BioPark.


Norah Kissell
Taste at the ABQ BioPark Catering