News! Jiko Wine Dinner August 16, 2012, at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

The Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Jiko has announced a Wine Dinner for August 16th!

Partnering with Cape Classics, the premier importer of South African wines, 6 courses of delicious creations from our Chefs will be paired with excellent wines for an unforgettable evening.

Time: 6pm
Reservations: Email to reserve your spot!

Let’s check out the menu!


Butter-poached South African Lobster Tail Lobster Bisque, Imoya, and Saffron Cream
Buffalo Samosas Potato, Sweet Corn, and Fig Atjar
“Chola Tikka” Sambal Spiced Chickpea, Tamarind, with Dhania Chutney
Ken Forrester Petit Rose, South Africa
David Njorge

Roast Guinea Hen Garden Vegetables, and Heirloom Tomato Vinaigrette
Side by side tasting
Raats Original Chenin Blanc, South Africa
Raats Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch
Jenifer Goldinger

Baharat-spiced Soft-shell Crab “Mozambique” Banana Curry
DMZ Chardonnay, Stellenbosch
Jon O’Brien

Heirloom Tomato Salad Seasonal Baby Greens, and African Black Basil vinaigrette
Kanonkop Pinotage, Stellenbosch
Mark Donovan

Seasonally Inspired Intermezzo
Amanda Lauder

Pan-seared Short Rib Tea-smoked Lentils, Egyptian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Pecorino Romano Cheese, and Seasonal Vegetables
De Toren Z, Stellenbosch
Andrew Larkin

Milk Tart with Fig and Aged Balsamic
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance, Constantia
Amanda Lauder

Have you ever been to one of Jiko’s Wine Dinners at the Animal Kingdom Lodge? Let us know what you think!


  1. Dana says

    Oh, my! That sounds delicious!!! Do they do these dinners often? Is this the first one?

  2. Jennifer says

    Oh, I wish I was going to be able to go:( I would love to do a Jiko wine dinner sometime…I’m missing this one, and the one during F & W Fest time:(

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