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Eat like an Ape

Enjoy dinner with the Zoo's Great Apes

When

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May 20, 2017
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 with the Gorillas and Orangutans

Assorted bruschetta 

  • Avocado toast with spiced honey and pinon
  • Smoked trout with Greek cream cheese, capers
  • Eggplant caponata with olives

Dinner with the Chimpanzees

First
Tuscan gem lettuce salad with roasted beets, marinated feta, candied pepitas and sherry vinaigrette

Second
Tuna au poivre, fennel relish, white bean puree, braised beet greens

Third
Slow roasted beef brisket, red chile demi glace, brown sugar baby carrots, fingerling potato frites

Fourth
Crème brulee cupcakes with raspberry compote

Price

$50. NMBPS members receive 10 percent discount.

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