Cargo Hold at uShaka Marine World will be hosting the food meets fine art evening on 28 January. The works of art 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. Guests will enjoy 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.
Cargo Hold has also 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.
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.