Jiko – The Cooking Place Menu

Resort Restaurants | Animal Kingdom Lodge

Dinner Menu   Kids’ Menu

Relax and enjoy the warm, soothing colors of an African sunset in a beautiful setting as you savor a truly unique culinary experience with a modern African flair at Jiko.

Restaurant Info: African, Dinner A la carte, $$$ – $35 to $59.99 per adult

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With one of the finest collections of South African wines in the U.S., sommeliers at Jiko – The Cooking Place at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge love sharing tastes. Each Wednesday from 3-4 p.m., take a journey through the wine regions of South Africa and sample three delicious vintages paired with cheese and fruit. Cost is $25 plus tax and gratuity, and reservations can be made at 407-938-7149.

Jiko Dinner Menu

Menu Date: 12/2017


Manti Dumplings – Spicy Tomato Sauce, Saffron Yogurt, Mint Chutney – $17.00

Grilled Wild Boar Tenderloin – Mealie Pap, Chakalaka, Truffle Oil, and Micro Cilantro – $19.00

Fried Green Tomatoes – Jumbo Lump Crab, Roquette, Goat Cheese Rémoulade – $15.00

Jiko Salad – EPCOT Land Pavilion Greens, Heirloom Apples, Cookie Crumble, Dried Fruit Chutney, Feta, Walnut Dressing – $15.00

Red Kuri Squash Soup – Fall-spiced Mascarpone Ice Cream, Nueske’s® Applewood-smoked Bacon, Apple-Oat Granola, Fenugreek Leaves – $12.00

Artisanal Cheese Selection

Cremont – This cheese is named for the “Cream of Vermont”. It combines local fresh cow’s milk and goat’s milk, and a hint of Vermont cream. This cheese originally crafted in the bucolic Green Mountains of Vermont, combines nutty taste with a creamy texture. The fresh curd of Cremont is shaped by hand and then aged for two weeks to develop the unique cream-colored rind and luxurious, smooth interior

Bayley Hazen Blue – This natural-rind blue cheese is named for the iconic Bayley Hazen Military Road that traverses the Northeast Corridor of the US and Canada. The usual peppery spice character associated with traditionally produced blue cheese takes a backseat to sweet, nutty, and grassy flavors. The breakdown of fats and proteins during ripening often show a distinct liquorice flavor

SeaHive – This cheese is produced by Beehive Cheese Company. Each round of cheese is rubbed with local wildflower honey and Redmond Sea Salt, harvested from an ancient seabed near Redmond, Utah. SeaHive is made from the milk of Jersey cows in northern Utah. This is a full-bodied cheese with a smooth, creamy texture. SeaHive gains its unique flecks of color from more than 50 natural trace minerals

From the Cooking Place

Piri Piri Chicken Flatbread – Piri Piri Chicken, House-made Hummus, Rocket, Bhuna Masala Sour Cream – $13.00

Charcuterie and Cheese – Chef’s Selection of House-made Meats and Artisanal Cheese with Seasonal Accompaniments – $20.00

Inguday Tibs in Birk – Mushroom, Spinach, Cheese in crispy Tunisian Filo, Apples, Curry Vinaigrette – $12.00

Mushroom Leak Flatbread – Portobello Mushrooms, spiced Leek Fondue, Sweet Peppers, Aged Goat Cheese – $13.00

Taste of Africa – African-inspired Dips, Pappadum, Sesame Fatir, House-made Flax Seed Naan – $14.00

Brick Oven-cooked Red Shrimp – Congolese Pili Pili Butter, Maize-fried Okra, Avocado, Peppedews – $13.00


Mrouzia-style Moroccan Lamb Tagine – Parsnip Silk, Root Spinach, Medjool Date Smoor, Pomegranate Glaze – $45.00

Chermoula Chicken – Baba Ganoush, Fregula Salad, Pickled Eggplant – $34.00

Maize-crusted Halibut – Vegetables of the Moment and Tomato-Butter Sauce – $41.00

Oak-grilled Filet Mignon – Bobotie Macaroni and Cheese, Grilled Delta Asparagus, Kachumbari, South African Red Wine Sauce – $49.00

Snake River Farms Wagyu Strip Loin – Bobotie Macaroni and Cheese, Grilled Delta Asparagus, Kachumbari, South African Red Wine Sauce – $49.00

Durham Ranch Elk Loin – Celery Root Purée, Hibiscus-candied Apples, Turnip Atjar, Lemon-Elk Jus – $49.00


Botswana-style “Seswaa” Beef Short Rib – Cassava-Potato Purée, Sambal, and Mushrooms – $52.00

West African Koki Corn – Mushrooms, Avocado, Poblano-Tomatillo Purée, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce – $30.00

Bo Kaap Malay Seafood Curry – Lobster, Calamari, Red Shrimp, Mussels, Coconut-Curry Sauce, Saffron Rice – $47.00


North African-spiced Scallops – Herb Chermoula, Curried-Feta Crumbles -$17.00

Coconut-Curry Shrimp – Poblano Pepper, Red Pearl Onions, Curry Sauce – $16.00

Egyptian Kushari – Ancient Grains, Pasta, Chickpeas, Chakalaka, Olives, and Roasted Vegetables – $15.00

Zulu-style Samp an Beans – Cracked Hominy, Speckled Beans, Fragrant Masala, Braised Oxtail – $12.00


Spiced Peanut Butter Mousse – Mixed Berry Cremeux, Mango Ribbon, Mango-Clove Gel, Peanut Crumble – $12.00

Safari Sunset – Carrot Cake, Cornbread Calamansi and Lemon Crémeux, Kenyan Coffee Streusel, Citrus Gel, Valrhona Dulcey Mousse, Candied Carrots – $11.00

Kilimanjaro – Tanzanian Chocolate Mousse, Pistachio Financier, Pink Peppercorn Meringue, Cacao Nib Crunch, Ras el Hanout Pineapples – $11.00

Malva Pudding – Melktart Ice Cream, Kataifi, Kanu Tuile, Cabernet Gelée – $13.00

Strawberry Shortcake – Local Florida Strawberries, Lavender Scone, Swiss Milk Chocolate, Cubeb Peppercorn – $11.00

Specialty Teas

Flowery Earl Grey – An amazingly aromatic prescription for relaxation: Sip, Inhale, and Unwind. One of our signature Earl Greys, accented with pretty blue cornflower petals – $6.29

Nobo Whole Fruit – Caffeine-free blend of Wild Strawberries, Blackberries, and Raspberries – $6.29

Pear Tree Green Tea – Estate China green tea, perfumed with the essence of freshly plucked ripe Pears, crisp and sweet – $6.29

Organic Rooibos South Africa – Rooibos comes from the rugged slopes of the western Cape Mountains in South Africa. The famous red bush tea is caffeine-free but tastes like a light Ceylon black – $6.29

Lemon Verbena – A beautiful slip into sweet lemon-drop daydreams, memories of carefree afternoons, and let your heart be light with this naturally caffeine-free infusion of Lemon Verbena, Lemon Grass, and Lemon Balm. Simple bliss – $6.89

Thunderbolt Darjeeling – Darjeeling of “Land of the Thunderbolts” is a Black Tea which harkens from the hills of India, charged with flavor, and offers exquisite bouquet, good body, and lingering floral notes – $6.89

Floral Jasmine Green Tea – This delicate and fragrant tea will transport you to a quieter time. This tea is made with golden jasmine blossoms – $6.29

Masala Black Tea Chai – Complex blend of top-quality fresh spices – Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger, Pepper, Cloves, and Indian Black Tea. A perfect after-dinner beverage – $6.29

Vanilla Rooibos – Vanilla Bean sweetens this Rooibos, producing a round, full-cup which is ideal with a spot of Milk – $5.95

Harmony – A tranquil herbal infusion of golden Chamomile and Orange Blossoms, Peppermint, and Allspice – $6.29

After-Dinner Drinks

Zebratini – Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, Frangelico, Amarula, and a shot of Espresso in a Chocolate Zebra-striped Martini Glass

Nutty African – Amarula, Frangelico, and Coffee topped with Whipped Cream – $10.25

Kenyan Press Pot Coffee – $6.29

Keoke Coffee – Brandy, Kahlúa, Dark Crème de Cacao, and Coffee topped with Whipped Cream – $9.25

Cape Town Coffee – Van der Hum, Kahlúa, and Coffee topped with Whipped Cream – $10.25

Rémy Martin Louis XIII                

Featured Wines

Hamilton Russell Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde – $15.00

Rudi Schultz Syrah, Stellenbosch – $14.00

Brandy’s and Ports

Courvoisier VSOP – $11.25

Martell Cordon Bleu – $20.00

Fonseca Bin 27 – $10.00

Taylor Fladgate 10 yr Tawny – $9.00

Axe Hill – $11.00

Rémy Martin VSOP – $17.00

Hennessy XO – $32.00

Morgenhof Cape Vintage – $14.50

De Krans Cape Ruby – $10.00

Single Malts and Liqueurs

Glenfiddich 12 yr Speyside – $11.00

Oban 14 yr Western Highlands – $17.00

The Macallan 18 yr Speyside – $35.50

Fonseca Bin 27 – $10.00

Grand Marnier – $10.50

Grand Marnier 100 yr Anniversary – $29.00

Grand Marnier 150 yr Anniversary – $37.00

Lagavulin 16 yr Islay – $17.00

The Macallan 12 yr Speyside – $18.50

The Macallan 25 yr Speyside – $95.00

Amarula – South African Cream Liqueur – $9.25

Jiko Kids Dinner Menu 

For Kids Ages 9 and Under

Kids’ Appetizers

Seasonal Garden Salad – $5.00

Seasonal Fruit – $5.00

Seasonal Vegetable and Dip – $4.00

Mickey Check Mickey Check Meals

Served with choice of small Lowfat Milk or small Bottle Water

Grilled Chicken Breast – With Ancient Grains and Vegetables, and Seasonal Fruit – $14.00

Market-fresh Fish – With Ancient Grains and Vegetables, and Seasonal Fruit – $17.00

Shrimp with Kushari – Steamed Shrimp with Ancient Grains, Vegetables, and Seasonal Fruit – $9.00

Mickey CheckMeets Disney Nutrition Guidelines for Complete Meals without substitutions.

Kids’ Meals

Served with choice of Lowfat Milk, small Bottled Water or Apple Juice

Cheese Pizza – With Tomato Sauce – $9.00

Macaroni & Cheese – With White Cheese Sauce – $9.00

Market-fresh Fish – With Ancient Grains and Vegetables – $13.00

Grilled Chicken Breast – With Ancient Grains and Vegetables – $10.00

Grilled Steak – With Macaroni and Cheese and Vegetables – $12.00

Kids’ Desserts

No So Hidden Mickey Fruit and Yogurt – Seasonal Fruit dipped in Chocolate, Kulfi, and Berry Yogurt – $5.00

Pumbaa’s Dessert Grub – Chocolate Pudding, Oreo Crumble, and Gummy Worms – $6.00

African Shield Brownie – Paint-Your-Own White Chocolate-covered Brownie Shield. Accompanied by Vanilla Bean Ice Cream – $6.00

Vanilla Ice Cream – $5.00


** Jiko Menu and Prices are Subject to Change Without Notice **