FOOD MEETS FINE ART AND WINE

Don’t miss the upcoming monthly food meets on Saturday, January 28th from 6pm at Cargo Hold, where it won’t be just about good wine, spectacular fare but also an opportunity to appreciate the arts.

Cargo Hold, at uShaka Marine World,  has teamed up with the Artisan Gallery who are well known for their artworks created by established as well as the finest up and coming South African artists, primarily from KZN. Their displayed art are all handmade, unique, featuring work from a wide variety of disciplines, both traditional and contemporary – that of fine art, sculptures, ceramics, jewellery, woodwork and textiles.

The works of art which will be displayed at Cargo Hold on the night will include ceramics by John Shirley, known for his quality bone china; well-known and highly respected paint works by John Smith; fine art from Thami Mnyele; painted works by Nhlanhla Chonco and sculptured work in wood, bronze and bone by Carl Roberts, amongst others.

With a creative display, it is only fitting that there be exceptionally creative menus. Upon arrival, guests can expect a sorbet of Pineapple granite and Pina Colada foam before being directed to their seat for the evening.

Sip on a Chardonnay while enjoying a starter of Salmon, scallop and Prawn (butter poached scallop, salmon, beetroot chiffonade, mango mousse, ginger aioli, jalapeno and teriyaki prawn)

This will be followed by a selection of main courses, that of a Seared Lamb (seared lamb rump and loin, parsnip puree, portabella mushrooms, mint pesto crumb, fondant potato and lamb jus); Grilled vegetable stack (aubergine, brown mushroom, red pepper, baby marrow, cous cous, butternut veloute, basil pesto); or Roasted chicken supreme (roasted chicken supreme, parsnip, toasted hazelnuts, pommes puree, mushroom crème) served with a choice of Syrah, Merlot or Pinot Noir.

Decadent dessert fitting for this creative evening is Chocolate and Caramel, featuring smoked chocolate torte, hazelnut semi-freddo, marshmallow in a caramel soil and accompanied by a dessert wine fit for the occasion.

To end the perfect night in the presence of beautiful art, enjoy teas, coffee and friandise. The various works of arts on display can be purchased on the night, a worthy investment for any art connoisseur.

Cost for the evening is R340 per person. Seating is limited so book now. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Cargo Hold on 031 328 8065/8066 or visit www.ushakamarineworld.co.za .

 

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