Celebrate the Festive Season at Hotel Izulu

Renowned for its culinary offerings throughout the year, the 5 star Hotel Izulu, situated in Ballito, Kwa-Zulu Natal has created a culinary line up of note for guests to enjoy up to and over the festive season, under the leadership of celebrated Executive Chef, Jennifer du Toit.

A Festive Year End Function Buffet Menu will run up to and including 19 December, at R240 per person, Monday to Friday, subject to availability. This is ideal for end of year functions.

Starters include – Roasted Aubergine and Chickpea Salad with Sesame Dressing, Poached Pear, Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad, Smoked Salmon, Confit Lemon and Watercress on Bruschetta, Beef Sirloin Skewers with Mustard and Truffle Cream.

For mains – Pineapple Glazed Gammon with Cherry Jus, Roasted Duck, Wilted Spinach and Mushroom on Tagliatelle, Hot-Smoked Line Fish with Lemon and Fennel Sauce, Seasonal Roast Vegetables, Caramelised Pumpkin, Rosemary Baby Potatoes and Spiced Cous-Cous.

Delectable Desserts – Apple Crumble Pie and Ginger Cream, Sherry Trifle and a Fresh Fruit Platter option.

For Christmas Day Lunch in the glamorous Imbizo Hall, from 12:00 onwards, guests can dine for R550 per person.

To commence the feast, guests can enjoy starters such as Seared Yellowfin Tuna, Mango and Sesame Salad with Fresh Rocket and Wasabi Dressing, Beef Silverside Carpaccio, Tempura Aubergine, Capers and Parmesan Crisp, Grilled Courgette Salad, Roast Pepper, Wilted Spinach and Cous-Cous Salad, Garden Salad with Cranberries, Marinated Mushroom, Butternut and Lentil Salad, Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce, Mini Yorkshire Puddings with Beef Fillet and Pork Belly Wantons.

Mains – Braised Mutton and Pea Parpadelle with Red Wine Ragout, Roast Chicken with Cracked Pepper and Tarragon, Whole Salt-Baked Salmon, Christmas Turkey with Pumpkin and Sage Stuffing, Crayfish and Seafood Potji, Whole Caramelised Gammon with Phyllo-wrapped Apples , Garlic and Lemon Roasted Baby Potatoes, Roast Vegetable Lasagne, Grilled Seasonal Veg, Braised Wild Rice Pilaff and Spiced Baby Carrots.

Divine Desserts – Coffee Cheesecake with Mocha Cream, Fresh Fruit Pavlova with Cinnamon Ice Cream, Tart Tatin , Traditional Christmas cake with brandy cream and a Cheeseboard.

Dance in the New Year in style for R695 per person in Gigi’s Brasserie, starting from 19h30, inclusive of a bottle of bubbly per couple. Enjoy an Amuse Bouche of Wild Mushroom Risotto with Parmesan Foam.

For starters – Kudu Wellington with Micro Herb Salad or Seafood Platter of Prawn California Roll, Salmon Gravlax and Tuna Tare-Tare followed by a Palate Cleanser of Green Apple and Mint Sorbet.

Then for mains, Sous-Vide Beef Flank, Potato Dauphinoise, Harlequin Asparagus, Porcini Veloute or Seared Prawn, Mussel and Line fish with Ribbon Vegetables in Seafood Vinaigrette or Leek, Halloumi and Confit Red Cabbage Terrine with Butternut Cream and Pea Shoots.

Decadent Desserts – Dark Chocolate Tiramisu with Hazelnut Cream and Coffee Tuile or Raspberry and Ricotta Bavaria with Popcorn Ice Cream and a selection of South African Cheeses with preserves and a selection of crackers & bread.

For bookings please contact reservations@hotelizulu.com

Author: PR Officer

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