11 July 2017 — You’re invited to the Food & Home Entertaining Food Meander at Melrose Arch SOLD OUT

Food & Home Entertaining Food Meander

Warm up this winter with a special night out and join us for a delectable evening of scrumptious food, top notch wine and exceptionally good company. For one night only, we will explore the culinary treasures of Melrose Arch, one bite at a time. So come with us and enjoy a welcome drink, starter, main course and dessert along with perfectly paired wines at four stellar restaurants.

Melrose Arch

Melrose Arch is celebrated for its vibrant open air environment with streetscape shopping, restaurants and entertainment, all set within a beautiful and relaxed atmosphere. Bustling with boutique browsers and café culture, Melrose Arch offers a truly international high street fashion experience leading into its sparkling retail galleria which features over 100 of the country’s top retailers.

Relish the unique tastes of twenty restaurants and coffee shops on the square, piazza and tree-lined streets, including South Africa’s only Jamie’s Italian and PAUL.

Melrose Arch is part of the pioneering portfolio of the Amdec Group, a privately-owned property development and investment business recognised as South Africa’s leading developer of New Urban lifestyles.

The Grillhouse

The Grillhouse, one of Johannesburg’s premium steakhouses, offers a world- class dining experience.  Loved by local and international clients alike, it’s difficult not to be impressed. Established in 1995, The Grillhouse offers excellent food, stellar service, spectacular wine and malt choices, as well as a vibrant upmarket ambiance. Private dining rooms are available for special occasions or business lunches. The Grillhouse menu also offers vegetarian options.

Jamie’s Italian

Jamie’s Italian is filled with the spirit and vibe of Jo’burg, bringing an authentic South African culture to the Italian-inspired eatery and antipasti bar. This restaurant features only the freshest ingredients sourced from established local suppliers while the rustic menu includes artisan breads, pasta and pizza made fresh daily on site, with signature Italian dishes and desserts prepared in front of diners in the open-plan kitchen.

Mezepoli

Drawn from the passionate cultures of the Mediterranean, Middle East and Asia, Mezepoli dining is about loving the moment and taking time to enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail with meze. Meze, also known as Tapas, is their signature style of dining – simple, fresh and flavourful food that makes for the ultimate social experience. We invite you to kick back, relax and experience new, exciting tastes.

Ghazal

From the mysterious Indian Sub-Continent comes an authentic restaurant, Ghazal, to tease your taste buds and acquaint you to an entirely new dimension of aromatic and diverse range of traditional food wonders. Their abundant enthusiasm and world class Chefs bring you the timeless art of mixing herbs and spices to give quality food; from scrumptious starters to authentic curries, all made to perfection for a mouth-watering Indian Culinary journey.

Group 1 – TICKETS SOLD OUT

Welcome Drinks at The Grillhouse

Starter at Ghazal

STARTER PLATTER

Panner Tikka

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Rishme Kebab

Spinach Pakodas

Potato Pakoda

Veg Samoosa

Chicken Samoosa                                 

Main at Jamie’s Italian

A selection of pasta’s for the table to share

GENNARO’S BOLOGNESE

Amazing grass-fed beef slow cooked & topped with pangrattato & Parmesan

SILKY CARBONARA

Sweet tender leeks with golden smoky pancetta, cracked black pepper & Parmesan

PENNE ARRABBIATA

Fiery tomato & garlic sauce with basil, bird’s eye chillies, veggie Parmesan & extra virgin olive oil

Something meaty…

HERBY LAMB STEAK

Juicy grass-fed lamb chargrilled on the bone with charred peppers, sticky balsamic onions, toasted pine nuts & salsa verde

SICILIAN CHICKEN

Half a free-range chicken, de-boned & served in a spicy tomato, aubergine & olive sauce

BAKED SALMON

With whipped lemony ricotta, balsamic-roasted veg & a zesty, crunchy salad

CLASSIC SUPER FOOD SALAD

A super-fresh combination of avocado, roasted beets, mixed pulses & grains, sprouting broccoli, pomegranate & spicy seeds with harrisa dressing & cottage cheese. Add feta, grilled chicken or hot-smoked salmon

Dessert at Mezepoli

*served tapas style

Baklava

Halva Ice Cream

Tiramisu

Rizogalo

Group 2 TICKETS SOLD OUT

Welcome Drinks at The Grillhouse

Starter at Jamie’s Italian

Antipasti (served to share)

JAMIE’S FAMOUS PLANKS

Italian cured meats, cheese, seasonal vegetables, pickles, olives & slaw

CRISPY SQUID

Fried with chilli, parsley & garlic, with house aioli for dipping

ITALIAN NACHOS

Crispy fried ravioli stuffed with mozzarella, ricotta & veggie Parmesan, served with spicy Sicilian tomato sauce

ARANCINI MARGHERITA

Crispy tomato & mozzarella risotto rice balls with herby fonduta

TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

Slow-roasted cherry tomatoes, whipped buffalo ricotta, basil & extra virgin olive oil

Main at Mezepoli

*served tapas style 

Prawns

Baby Chicken

Linefish

Beef Fillet

Chickpea and Pasta Rice

Village Salad

Chips

Dessert at Ghazal

Carrot Pudding

Ice cream & hot chocolate sauce

Gulab Jamun

Sooji

Group 3 TICKETS SOLD OUT

Welcome Drinks at The Grillhouse

Starter at Mezepoli

*served tapas style

Aegean Salad

Greek Salad

Pita bread

Tirosalata

Houmous

Grilled Haloumi

Spanakopita

Grilled Calamari

Chicken Wings

Main at Ghazal

Main course served with Basmati rice, cucumber raita, sambals and naan

Chicken Makhnie

Chicken Tikka Masala

Dhal Makhnie

Paneer Masala

Tandoori Chicken

Lamb Korma

Lamb Kadaiat Ghazal

Dessert at Jamie’s Italian

Dessert plank server to share

A selection of Jamie’s best desserts

*Vegetarian options available only when pre-booked.

Come and join us!

Date: Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Time: Registration from 5pm; the Food Meander starts at 6pm

Dress: Smart casual

Cost: R350 pp, which includes welcome drinks, a three-course dinner, selected wines and a goodie bag

Venue: Melrose Arch; No 30, Melrose Boulevard , Parking Entrance 3. Registration to take place at the white marque tent next to Ghazal.

How to book

For more information about this spectacular event, and to book your spot, visit caxtonmags.co.za. When booking, please indicate which menu group (above) you would like to be in and whether you require a vegetarian alternative.

Terms and conditions

Payment to be made within 24 hours of booking. Reservations confirmed only once payment has been received. A 30% cancellation fee applies. Tickets are limited (120 in total), cannot be reserved and will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis to the first 40 readers who book for each menu group. Travel to and from the event is not included in the cost. Vegetarian alternatives only available when pre-booked.

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