Complete Guide to the 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Food

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(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Complete Guide to the 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Food

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing and my stomach is rumbling for this year’s International Flower & Garden Festival at Epcot! From February 28 to May 28, 2018, welcome the arrival of spring with brilliant topiaries, interactive play gardens, rocking entertainment, and of course, fresh flavors. This year’s Outdoor Kitchens feature creative cuisine and highlight fresh and vibrant ingredients. Here is your official foodie guide to all of the sips, dishes and desserts that you can find around the World Showcase!

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

PINEAPPLE PROMENADE (Showcase Plaza):
Food:

  • Spicy Hot Dog with Pineapple Chutney and Plantain Chips
  • Pineapple Soft-serve

Beverage:

  • Coastal Empire Beer Co. Coco Piña Gose, Savannah, GA
  • Maui Brewing Co. Pineapple Mana Wheat, Kihei, HI
  • SweetWater Brewing Company Goin’ Coastal IPA with Pineapple, Atlanta, GA
  • Pineapple Beer Flight
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Violet Lemonade Ale, Titusville, FL
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Sparkling Pineapple Wine, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Pineapple Soft-serve with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum
  • Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade (non-alcoholic)
  • Pineapple Soft-serve with Fanta (non-alcoholic)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

BAUERNMARKT: FARMER’S MARKET (Germany)
Food:

  • Potato Pancakes with House-made Apple Sauce
  • Potato Pancake with Caramelized Ham, Onions and Herb Sour Cream
  • Toasted Pretzel Bread topped with Black Forest Ham and Melted Gruyère Cheese
  • Warm Cheese Strudel with Mixed Berries

Beverage:

  • Hugo- Charles De Fère “Organic” Brut with Elderflower and Mint
  • Paulaner Original Munich Lager, Munich, Germany
  • Ayinger Bräu Weisse Hefeweizen, Munich, Germany
  • Köstritzer Schwarzbier Black Lager, Bad Köstritz, Germany
  • Beer Flight

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

THE SMOKEHOUSE: BARBECUE AND BREWS (The American Adventure):
Food:

  • Pulled Pig Slider with Coleslaw
  • Beef Brisket Burnt Ends and Smoked Pork Belly Slider with Garlic Sausage, Chorizo, Cheddar Fondue and House-made Pickle
  • Beef Brisket Burnt Ends Hash with White Cheddar Fondue and Pickled Jalapeños
  • Warm Chocolate Cake with Bourbon-salted Caramel Sauce and Spiced Pecans

Beverage:

  • Zen of Zin Old Vine Zinfandel, California
  • Central 28 Brewing Company Sunshine Greetings Orange Hibiscus Wheat Ale, DeBary, FL
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Phantasmas Spicy Double IPA, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Shipyard Maple Bacon Stout, Clearwater, FL
  • Beer Flight
  • Simply Frozen Lemonade with Firefly Blackberry Moonshine
  • Simply Frozen Lemonade (non-alcoholic)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

FLORIDA FRESH (Between France and Morocco):
Food:

  • Carne Guisada with Black Bean Cake and Cilantro-lime Sour Cream
  • Spicy Blackened Shrimp and Cheddar Cheese Grits with Brown Gravy and Local Sweet Corn Relish
  • Key Lime Tart with Toasted Meringue

Beverage:

  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Key Lime Sparkling Wine, St Petersburg, FL
  • Tampa Bay Brewing Company Quat Seasonal Fruit Ale, Tampa, FL
  • Big Top Brewing Company Conch Republic Key Lime Wheat, Sarasota, FL
  • First Magnitude Brewing Co. Monarch Milk Stout, Gainesville, FL
  • Beer Flight
  • Watermelon Cucumber Slushy with Tamiami Florida Gin
  • Watermelon Cucumber Slushy (non-alcoholic)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

The Honey Bee-stro Hosted By National Honey BoardTM (Showcase Plaza):
Food:

  • Roasted Cauliflower with Buckwheat Honey Carrot Purée, Wild Rice Pilaf, Asparagus, Honey Blistered Grapes and Sunflower Brittle
  • Honey Tandoori Chicken Flatbread with White Cheddar Cheese, Charred Vegetables, Clover Honey Sour Cream and Micro Watercress
  • Local Wildflower Honey-Mascarpone Cheesecake with Orange Blossom Honey Ice Cream garnished with Fennel Pollen Meringue Kisses

Beverage:

  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Orange Blossom Honey Wine, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Orange Blossom Brewing Co. Orange Blossom Pilsner, Orlando, FL
  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze with Blueberry Vodka
  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze (non-alcoholic)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

CIDER HOUSE (United Kingdom):
Food:

  • Pear Cider-brined Shredded Corned Beef with Braised Cabbage, Pears and Branston Dressing
  • House-made Potato and Cheddar Cheese Biscuit with Smoked Salmon Tartare
  • Freshly Baked Lemon Scone with Crème Fraîche and Mixed Berries

Beverage:

  • McKenzie’s Black Cherry Hard Cider, West Seneca, NY
  • Florida Beer Company Caribé Blood Orange Tropical Hard Cider, Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Ciderboys Grand Mimosa Apple Orange Hard Cider, Stevens Point, WI
  • Cider Flight
  • Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider, California (non-alcoholic)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

LA ISLA FRESCA (Showcase Plaza):
Food:

  • Jamaican-braised Beef with Pigeon Pea Rice and Micro Cilantro
  • Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewer with Steamed Rice and Coconut-lime Sauce
  • Caribbean Conch Salad with Mango, Papaya and Pickled Red Onions
  • Tropical Mousse Cake: Layers of Passion Fruit Cake, Coconut Mousse and a Tropical Fruit Glaze with Fresh Pineapple

Beverage:

  • Golden Road Brewing Tart Mango Cart Wheat Ale, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tropical Freeze with Cruzan Mango Rum
  • Tropical Freeze (non-alcoholic)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

THE BERRY BASKET (Showcase Plaza):
Food:

  • Lamb Chop with Quinoa Salad and Blackberry Gastrique
  • Field Greens with Fresh Strawberries, Crisp Quinoa, Strawberry Vinaigrette and Spiced Pecans
  • Warm Wild Berry Buckle with Pepper Berry Gelato

Beverage:

  • JDub’s Brewing Company Blueberry IPA, Sarasota, FL
  • Island Grove Blueberry Moscato, Hawthorne, FL
  • Twinings® Green Tea Berry Mint Julep
  • Twinings® Green Tea Berry Mint Julep (non-alcoholic)

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

NORTHERN BLOOM (Canada):
Food:

  • Seared Scallops with French Green Beans, Butter Potatoes, Brown Butter Vinaigrette and Apple-wood Smoked Bacon
  • Beef Tenderloin Tips, Mushroom Bordelaise Sauce, Whipped Potatoes with Garden Vegetables
  • Griddled Maple Pound Cake with Warm Peach Compote and Sweet Corn Gelato

Beverage:

  • Maple Popcorn Shake with Crown Royal Maple Whisky
  • Maple Popcorn Shake (non-alcoholic)
  • Unibroue Maudite Amber Ale, Chambly, Québec
  • Unibroue À Tout Le Monde Saison, Chambly, Québec
  • Unibroue Éphémère White Ale, Chambly, Québec
  • Beer Flight

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

FLEUR DE LYS (France):
Food:

  • Tarte à la Tomate Provençale: Provencal Tomato Tart with Sautéed Onions, Fresh Thyme and Rosemary on a Flaky Pastry Crust
  • Canard Confit Aux Gnocchi à la Parisienne: Braised Duck Confit with Parisian Gnocchi
  • Macaron au Chocolat en Sucette: Large Chocolate Macaron Lollipop

Beverage:

  • La Vie en Rose Frozen Slush: Grey Goose Vodka Orange, St. Germain Liqueur, White and Red Cranberry Juice
  • Kir Pomegranate: Sparkling Wine and Pama Pomegranate Liqueur
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Village de France
  • Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc

JARDIN DE FIESTAS (Mexico):
Food:

  • Pork Taco: Slow-braised Pork Taco served with Apple Relish, Goat Cheese, and Chile de Árbol Sauce
  • Chilaquiles: Chilaquiles served with Ranchera Sauce, Chorizo, Mexican Cream, and Cotija Cheese
  • Capirotada: Bread Pudding served with Rompope

Beverage:

  • Tiger Lily Sangria
  • Rose Margarita
  • Violet Cassis Punch
  • Daisy Spicy Beer

LOTUS HOUSE (China):
Food:

  • Spicy Meatballs with Crispy Tofu
  • Fried Chicken Dumplings with Peanut Sauce
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls

Beverage:

  • Oolong Peach Bubble Tea (non-alcoholic)
  • BaiJoe Punch: Chinese Bai Jiu Spirit, Lychee, Coconut and Pineapple Juice
  • Kung Fu Punch: Vodka, Triple Sec, Mango and Orange Juice
  • Plum Wine Cooler
  • Tsingtao Lager

PRIMAVERA KITCHEN (Italy):
Food:

  • Frittata di Asparagi: Asparagus Frittata, Mixed Greens and Citrus Dressing
  • Fritto Misto: Crispy Shrimps, Zucchini and Spicy Sauces
  • Ravioli all’ Aragosta, Germogli di Piselli: Maine Lobster Ravioli, Veloute Sauce, Pea Sprouts, Pear Drop Tomatoes and Salmon Roe
  • Panna Cotta al Melone: Cantaloupe Panna Cotta

Beverage:

  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chianti
  • Prosecco
  • Corbinello
  • Moscato
  • Bellini: Sparkling Wine and Peach Purée
  • Frozen Italian Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila
  • Moretti Lager L’Autentica
  • Moretti La Rossa

(Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

TASTE OF MARRAKESH (Morocco):
Food:

  • Harissa Chicken Kebab with Dried Fruit Couscous Salad
  • Fried Cauliflower with Capers, Garlic Parsley and Chili Ranch Sauce
  • Walnut Honey Baklava

Beverage:

  • Desert Rose: Sparkling Wine topped with Pomegranate Liqueur
  • White Sangria
  • Casa Beer

HANAMI (Japan):
Food:

  • Frushi: Fresh Pineapple, Strawberry and Melon rolled with Coconut Rice, Sprinkled with Toasted Coconut and Whipped Cream with Raspberry Sauce on the side
  • Ginger Beef Yaki Udon: Thin-sliced Beef, Onions, and Noodles tossed on the grill with Soy and Ginger

Teriyaki Salmon with Furikake Seasoned Brown Rice

Beverage:

  • Pineapple Momo Sake Cocktail
  • Karatamba “Dry Wave” Sake
  • Sapporo Draft Beer in a Kampai Cup

JOFFREY’S COFFEE & TEA COMPANY®:

  • Future World East – The Final Lap: Iced Tea topped with Frozen Passion Fruit with Vodka
  • Canada – Orange Blossom Twist: Frozen Orange Pineapple topped with Vodka
  • Showcase Plaza – Garden of Guava: Frozen Pink Guava topped with Rum or Vodka
  • The American Adventure – Strawberry Piña Colada: Frozen Piña Colada and Strawberry with Rum

Siera is a travel agent with Destinations in Florida, an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner. She would love to help you plan your next vacation at no cost to you. Call her at 734-771-1290 or email her at siera@destinationsinflorida.com for your free, no obligation quote. 

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