Winter brings with it a need for warmth and a hankering for comfort and good food, to get cosy in great company and indulge in the finer things in life.
Whether you are looking for a light lunch on a crisp day, or a hearty meal on a cold evening out, Tsogo Sun’s restaurants hold all the ingredients for a wonderful dining experience during the chilly winter months. – John van Rooyen, Operations Director for the Cape Region at Tsogo Sun.
To this end Tsogo Sun showcased some of their Cape region hotels’ winter menu items. The dishes on the menu served by the chefs at the event are all available on the respective menus of the restaurants represented.
Bottomless Soup Special
Southern Sun Cape Sun, represented by Sous Chef Owen Langley, prepared a trio of soups to showcase their lunch time soup special that is available every weekday from 12:00 – 14:30 for R65. Lobster Bisque, exotic mushroom and bean broth, and smoked tomato water consommé were the choices of the day.
Tapas Menu at Stella Cafe
With a refreshed winter tapas menu, Executive Chef of Southern Sun The Cullinan, Lindsay Venn, served Asian bang-bang lamb meatballs, chilli pot stickers, and chicken liver flambé with sage soft boiled eggs. Pair a selection of tapas items with a bottle of Auction Wine at Stella Café & Bar and you won’t go wrong.
The Winter Menu at Southern Sun Newlands
Lamb Shank slowly braised in red wine with wholegrain mustard, mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables; mushroom risotto with cream and fresh parmesan; Malay chicken curry with basmati rice and sambals where Bennie Schoeman, Sous Chef at Southern Sun Newlands’ menu items, all of which are available on their a la carte dinner menu.
Delicious Desserts from SunSquare Cape Town
Peter Lakay, Executive Chef at SunSquare Cape Town Gardens created a unique take on “Egg and Soldiers” by preparing Brule set in duck eggs with short bread fingers. Cinnamon smoked Cuban chocolate cigars filled with Tiramisu, and a Bomb Alaska Suzette flambé sealed off the day’s treats. Delight in the blackboard specials menu, including decadent desserts, every evening in Zepi Grill & Bar.