Tickets $195pp including a drink on arrival, canapés and 5 shared courses with matching wines
A Taste of Animal has Sold Out



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Which came first: Sliders and “Dude Food” or Animal restaurant in Los Angeles? The answer is almost certainly Animal. It is all about carnivores at the hip LA restaurant led by Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, who also run a host of other famous restaurants in the US. Animal is a no-nonsense, meat-centric and innovative dining establishment, whose cult status is equally popular with their female clientele.  

These cooking legends take no prisoners: “Changes and modifications politely declined” reads their menu. So dropping into Soul Bar & Bistro for one night only, the boys from Animal may just meet their match in the infallible team led by Judith Tabron executive chef Gavin Doyle and head chef Josh Hazel. Bring an open mind and a hearty appetite; this will be a great night out.


Chicken Liver Toast, Balsamic Onion 

At the Table
Spicy Beef Tendon Chip, Charred Onion Pho Dip
Smoked Mahi Dip, Celery, Radish, Crackers 

Hamachi Tostada, Fish Sauce Vinaigrette, Peanut, Avocado
Sirloin Carpaccio, Savoy Cabbage, Sesame, Kochukaru

Yellowfin Tuna, Leche de Tigre, Avocado, Tortilla
Quail, 6 Fruits, Plum Sauce

Smoked Turkey Leg, Celery Root, Apple, White Barbeque
Boniato Yam, Lemon Creme Fraiche, Pepita, Salsa Verde, Za'atar 

Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar, Salt & Pepper Ice Cream

Special thanks to our partners: Negociants NZ, Vintners and S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna.
Please note that the menu may change due to produce availability.

Presented by American Express

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the event no dietary requirements can be catered for. This event is communal dining. Please note that you may be sitting at a table with other diners. If you wish to sit with other guests not included in your purchase, please contact Lemongrass Productions BEFORE event.

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Last updated: 11 June 2019