Summertime dining at the elegant Atrium restaurant at InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers is perfect for Gauteng’s sunny days and warm evenings. Come with us as we delve into a vibrant and colourful world, created by Executive Sous Chef Phistos ‘Shimmy’ Shimanyana Sello. Chef Shimmy has taken the restaurant’s already cosmopolitan menu to new heights and tailored it to suit the broad spectrum of local and international business and leisure travellers’ preferences, while also keeping dishes summery.
Getting A Head Start
The salad and starter selection includes Fricassee of Chicken with a crispy chicken lollipop, spinach, chicken liver crème caramel and port reduction; Caesar and Green salads; and Chicken, Haloumi and Avocado Salad. The popular pasta menu includes Potato Gnocchi with sage beurre noisette and roast vegetables with Napolitano sauce; Spinach and Cheese Ravioli and Braised Lamb Shank Farfalle.
A Main Menu Worth The Trip
Main dishes include a Lamb Trio, Pork Two Ways, Herb Crusted Salmon, Sea Bass, Chasseur Chicken, Lamb Curry, Beef Oxtail, Grilled Prawns and a range of premium steak options, served with marrow bone and onion rings.
Finishing Off With Something Sweet
Not-to-be-missed desserts include Chocolate Torte, Lemon Cheesecake, Fresh Fruit Salad; Ice-cream, Milk Tart and a local cheese platter.
Chef Shimmy, originally from the North West, has been at the InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers since September 2018. He says that in line with Tsogo Sun Hotels’ practises and global trends, the food and beverage focus is on sustainability and sourcing of local seasonal ingredients.
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