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June 18, 2014 Calgary Zoo

New zoo restaurant- Grazers!

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Did you know- we’re launching a new upscale restaurant? As part of the zoo’s restoration, we’re opening Grazers. This restaurant located right in the heart of the park (across from our Chilean flamingos) will feature locally grown products and healthy options all while giving guests incredible views of our gardens and animals.

For those who want a sample sneak peek at the menu, guests will be able to munch on:

To Start:

FREE-RANGE ALBERTA RAISED BISON MEATBALLS – $12

Tomato basil puree / balsamic reduction / arugula / shaved parmesan

LOCAL HEIRLOOM TOMATO & GOAT CHEESE BRUSCHETTA – $9

Pickled / garlic confit / shaved parmesan / balsamic reduction

From the Garden:

KALE CAESAR SALAD – $10

Kale / romaine / prosciutto crisp / shaved parmesan / herb crostini / pea shoot / creamy roasted garlic parmesan dressing

Pasta:

SPOLUMBO’S” SAUSAGE & GOAT CHEESE RIGATONI – $15

Tuscan rose sauce / roasted red peppers / caramelized onions / pea shoot /house baked fresh focaccia wedge

Sandwiches:

AAA ALBERTA BEEF DIP – $13

Red wine au jus / “Brassica” grainy mustard aioli / caramelized onions / roasted garlic butter /warm buttery brioche loaf

HOUSE MADE ROASTED VEGETABLE BURGER – $12

Local tomato bruschetta / local arugula / homemade focaccia / smoked cheddar /zoo grown herb aioli

Dessert:

WARM BREAD PUDDING- $5

Local berry compote / Chantilly cream / fresh berries

FRESHED BAKED SEASONAL PIE- $5

Grazers will also feature a full bar and wine menu, a kids’ menu, and a special featured ‘Zoo Brew’ Big Rock beer. The restaurant will be open to bookings for private events such as corporate parties and weddings.

Opening is Thursday, June 26, 2014!

Hours:

Monday- Thursday: 11:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. (All guests must be on grounds by 5:00 p.m.)

Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. (All guests must be on grounds by 5:00 p.m.)

Click here for more details!

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