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Jozi's Kitchen


Award Winning Food

 

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Jozi's Kitchen


Award Winning Food

 

Fresh - Flavorful - Global cuisine

Jozi’s Kitchen is a family owned, fast-casual restaurant featuring South African cuisine, which is truly globally-inspired cuisine. 

We feature dishes that are influenced by African, Indian, French, Dutch, English, Portuguese, and Malay cooking traditions. We offer a variety of entrees - something for everyone, including a kids menu! - from  curries to hearty sausages to salads to BBQ ribs. 

We pride ourselves on serving quality, made-to-order, and flavorful food in a fun and inviting atmosphere.  Come see why we are rated as the #1 restaurant in Parker on Yelp! 

 

 
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Eat With US


Fresh - Flavorful - Global Cuisine

Eat With US


Fresh - Flavorful - Global Cuisine

South African food is global food, and Jozi’s menu features dishes that are inspired by African, Indian, French, Dutch, English, Portuguese, and Malay cooking. You will find Indian curries, hardy Dutch sausages, African maize meal and BBQ burgers on our menu, to name just a few.

Dutch influence  Our menu features “Cape Dutch” dishes, a distinctive regional style of South African cooking that  is characterized by the use of such spices as nutmeg, allspice, and chili peppers. Boerewors (pronounced “bu-revors”) is South Africa’s favorite sausage and is served year-round at cook outs and gatherings. The name is derived from the Afrikaans words boer (“farmer”) and wors (“sausage”). It is made from coarsely minced beef, sometimes combined with minced pork, lamb, or both, and traditional Dutch spices. Boerewors is usually formed into a continuous spiral, and served with pap (traditional South African porridge made from maize meal).

Braai Food – The word braai (pronounced “bry”) is Afrikaans for “barbecue” and involves cooking meat over an open wood flame. Jozi's braai menu includes sosaties (kebobs), peri peri chicken wings, and borewors (farmer sausage).

Potjiekos – Potjiekos (pronounced “poi-key-koss”) means “small pot food.” This food is characterized by a savory stew prepared in a round, cast iron, three-legged pot, descending from the Dutch oven brought from the Netherlands to South Africa. At Jozi’s, we prepare our lamb shank and beef short ribs in a potjie (pronounced “poi-key”), and serve on the weekends only.

Malay Influence – The Malaysians who settled in South African brought with them many spices that added flavor to commonly bland Dutch and English stews and dishes. Malay cooking is characterized by aromatic food and strong flavors. Bobotie is described by many South Africans as a Malay improvement on shepherd’s pie. A good deal of spices are mixed with the minced beef, including cumin, coriander, tumeric, allspice, cinnamon sticks, ginger, and even chutney and almonds. The minced meat is topped with a savory custard, instead of mashed potatoes on top.

Indian Influence  Many Indian dishes came to South Africa with the thousands of Indian laborers brought to South Africa in the nineteenth century. These Indian laborers had a profound impact on South African cuisine with the introduction of new spices and curries, including a mild curry served in a hollowed-out bread bowl known as Bunny chow.

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The Shop


Buy our biltong, monkey gland sauce & other goodies

 

The Shop


Buy our biltong, monkey gland sauce & other goodies

 

WE MAKE AND SELL OUR BILTONG, DOREWORS, MONKEY GLAND SAUCE AND OTHER GOODIES IN OUR ONLINE SHOP...CLICK HERE TO SHOP

Jozi's Kitchen produces Colorado's finest dried meat snacks and other South African treats. We create our biltong and Droëwors by hand cutting the finest premium beef and gently curing it in our secret spice and brine mixture. We then hang the cured meat in our climate controlled drying room until it dries to perfection.

Biltong (pron. bill-tong), derived from the Dutch words “bil” (“rump”) and “tong” (“strip”), strips of air-dried meat, flavored with herbs and spices.

Droëwors (pron. drew-a-vors), derived from the Dutch words “droe” (“dry”) “worse” (“sausage”), are snack sticks of air-dried meat, flavored with herbs and spices. 

 

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Why we make it 

Growing up in South Africa, we loved biltong and droëwors. We snacked on it at home, in the bush around a campfire or on a long road trip back from the beach. Making biltong and droëwors is serious business in South Africa and every South African family has its own secret recipe, handed down from one generation to another. Our family is no different; our secret recipe goes back to the founding of the Cape Colony and the Great Trek of 1840.  

About 5 years ago, we broke out our secret family recipes and started making small batches of biltong and droëwors for family and friends. We found that every batch would disappear, almost overnight, and our friends would tell us that we need to make enough to sell ... so here we are, ready to become the dried beef snack kings of America. 

It Is All About Quality & Craftsmanship 

As a small, family owned business producing Colorado's finest dried meat snacks. We take pride in creating our products by hand. We hand cut the finest premium beef and gently curing it in our secret spice and brine mixture. We then hang the cured meat in our climate controlled drying room until it dries to perfection.

We promise you that our grass-fed biltong, and droëwors snacks are made with certified grass fed beef. Our regular Biltong and Droewors is made with premium US beef. Our spices and other ingredients are organic, fresh and locally produced, if possible. Our delicious beef products are free of gluten, MSG, nitrates, chemical preservatives, and contain no additives or unnatural flavorings.