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Update: See the Dine with an Animal Specialist menu, food photos, and details here!
Thanks to reader Cliff Yow for the heads up on this awesome new adventure! A new dining experience is available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge — Dine with an Animal Expert!
Enjoy an exclusive and interactive experience while dining with a Disney Animal Expert at Sanaa, an exotic restaurant offering views of the African savanna. As you immerse yourself in African culture, you’ll get to ask questions of the expert while also learning fascinating facts about the care of savanna’s animals. See the resort’s savanna animals outside the window as you learn special insights into these African creatures.
Dine with Animal Specialists: An Untamed Lunch
Offered at Sanaa every Wednesday, 11:30 am to 1:15 pm, this unique opportunity will appeal to animal enthusiasts.
A four course meal and suitable children’s menu will be served for $49 (10 and older) and $29 (3-9), plus applicable tax and 18% automatic gratuity. $5 of the price will be contributed to Disney’s Worldwide Conservation Fund!
Limited to 12 guests per day; it’s truly a memorable lunch! To make a reservation, call 407-938-6922, option 3 or stop by Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge concierge. Beginning Aug. 1, reservations will be available online at http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/reservations/dining/ or call 407-WDW-DINE (939-3463) up to 180 days prior to visiting.
Sanaa (Swahili for artwork) recalls the scenes and smells of an East African spice market. On display, handcrafted artworks are to be admired. The cuisine incorporates flavorful spices and cooking methods from Africa. Using tandoor ovens, chefs slow cook specialties with Indian flavors.
It is strongly recommended that participants be over 8 years old.