Detroit Zoo Events

Love Gone Wild | February 14, 2014

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Birds do it. Bees do it. Find out how animals at the Detroit Zoo do it at Love Gone Wild on Friday,February 14, 2014, 6:30-10 p.m.Open to both singles and sweethearts, this memorable Valentine’s Day event will offer a candid and entertaining look at how zoo animals do the “wild thing”.The evening will include an intimate and revealing look into the “dating” and mating escapades of the Zoo’s animals.

Love Gone Wild will feature a strolling supper and delectable desserts prepared by the Detroit Zoo’s culinary team from Dining in the Wild. A champagne welcome, two drink tickets and a commemorative gift are also included.

Love Gone Wild will be held in the Zoo’s Ford Education Center. Guests must be 21 and older. The cost is $75 per person for Detroit Zoological Society Members and $85 per person for non-members. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are available online or at Window One at the front of the Zoo. For more information please call (248) 541-5717 (Press 9).


Love Gone Wild Menu

Passed Hors D’ Oeuvres

Wild Mushroom Arancini with Saffron Aioli
Chicken Satay with Tamarind Lemongrass Glaze
Classic Shrimp Cocktail with Preserved Lemons and Vodka Cocktail Sauce

Dinner Stations

Station 1
Baby Kale Salad with Marinated Red Onions, Cherry Tomatoes, and Toasted Almonds
with a Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette
Assorted Breads and Butter

Station 2
Lavender Rubbed Beef with Zip Sauce and Horseradish
Ginger Beer Braised Chicken with Fried Garlic Chips and Swiss Chard

Station 3
Orzo Pasta Tossed with Marinated Mushrooms, Fresh Spinach and Tomato Confit
Roasted Redskin Potatoes Tossed in Ginger and Pickled Red Onions
Broccoli Almondine with Brown Butter Sauce and Toasted Almonds
Charred Brussels Sprouts Tossed with Miso Broth and Red Peppers


Fresh Fruit Display
Assorted Petit Desserts
Coffee and Cocoa

Includes a champagne welcome and two drink tickets per person
Menu subject to change