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Ultimate Foodie Guide to the 2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

by Brittani Tuttle

With the 2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival nearly upon us, it’s time to start planning how you’ll eat your way around the festival!

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Check out our Ultimate Foodie Guide for this year’s fest!

From March 6 – June 3, guests can enjoy 17 Outdoor Kitchens and several other locations throughout the park that will be offering a variety of bites and beverages. Special dining packages are also available for those looking to dance and dine during the Garden Rocks Concert Series, which runs for 90 nights with over 270 performances by many popular artists.

In addition to returning Outdoor Kitchens like The Honey Bee-stro, the festival is offering four new kitchens this year: Arbor, The Citrus Blossom, Trowel & Trellis, and Flavor Full Kitchen.

Check out all of the offerings for this year’s Flower & Garden Festival below, courtesy of the Disney Parks Blog:

(GF) – Gluten/Wheat Friendly

(V) Vegetarian


Arbor

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Food:

  • Fried Green Tomatoes with Blue Crab-Fennel Salad, Remoulade, and Smoked Paprika Oil
  • Smoked Salmon Stack with Avocados, Tomatoes, Sour Cream, Caviar, and Focaccia Crostino
  • Mixed Berry Buttermilk Cake with Apple Cider Sorbet (GF, V)

Beverages:

  • Original Sin Brewery Black Widow Hard Cider – New York, NY
  • Florida Beer Company Caribé Strawberry Rose Hard Cider – Cape Canaveral, Fla.
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Key Lime Apple Hard Cider – St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Karbach Brewing Lemon and Ginger Radler – Houston, Texas
  • Seadog Brewing Company Sunfish Ale – Clearwater, Fla.
  • Shipyard Brewing Company Grind the Rind Watermelon IPA – Portland, Maine
  • Cider Flight
  • Beer Flight

Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market

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Food:

  • Potato Pancakes with House-made Apple Sauce (V)
  • 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

Beverages:

  • Stiegl Brewery Radler Zitrone – Salzburg, Austria
  • Paulaner Original Munich Lager – Munich, Germany
  • Köstritzer Schwarzbier Black Lager – Bad Köstritz, Germany
  • Hugo Cocktail with Sparkling Wine, Elderflower, and Mint
  • Beer Flight

Fife & Drum

  • Short’s Brewing Company Soft Parade Shandy – Bellaire, Mich.

Flavor Full Kitchen

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Food:

  • Citrus-poached Salmon with Ancient Grain Salad, Roasted Vegetables, and Citrus Greens (GF)
  • From the Garden: Roasted Beets, Cashew Cheese, and Micro Herbs with Lemon-Oil Dressing (GF, V)
  • Mickey Tart Peanut Butter Mousse with Strawberry Jam and Boba Pearls (V)

Beverages:

  • Blood Orange Aqua Fresca (non-alcoholic)
  • Cookie Butter Worms and Dirt (non-alcoholic)

Fleur de Lys

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Food:

  • Vichyssoise aux Concombres: Chilled Cucumber Vichyssoise Soup (GF, V)
  • Tarte au Chévre: Goat Cheese Tart with Caramelized Onions on a Flaky Pastry Crust (V)
  • Canard Confit à la Provençal: Braised Duck Confit with Tomatoes and Olives on Polenta
  • Macaron au Chocolat en Sucette: Large Chocolate Macaron Lollipop (GF)

Beverages:

  • La Vie en Rose Frozen Slush: Vodka, Orange Vodka, Elderflower Liqueur, and White and Red Cranberry Juice
  • Kir Framboise: Sparkling Wine and Monin Raspberry Syrup
  • Cabernet Sauvignon – Maison de France
  • Kronenbourg Blanc 1664

Florida Fresh

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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

Beverages:

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

Funnel Cakes

Food:

  • Key Lime Funnel Cake topped with Crumbled Graham Cracker and Whipped Cream

Beverages:

  • Lexington Brewing Company Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale – Lexington, Ky.
  • Short’s Brewing Company Local’s Light Lager – Bellaire, Mich.
  • Dogfish Head Brewery American Beauty Pale Ale – Milton, Del.
  • Brooklyn Brewery Defender IPA – Brooklyn, NY
  • Golden Road Brewing Pineapple Cart Wheat Ale – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Hard Rosé Cider – St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Beer Flight

Hanami

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Food:

  • Frushi: Fresh Pineapple, Strawberry, and Melon rolled with Coconut Rice, sprinkled with Toasted Coconut, Whipped Cream with Raspberry Sauce on the side (V)
  • Chilled Soba Noodle Salad with Pan-seared Tuna and Wasabi Dressing
  • Chicken Karaage with Nanban Sauce: Japanese-style Fried Chicken served on a bed of Shredded Cabbage and topped with a Soy and Vinegar-based Dressing

Beverages:

  • Kirin Draft Beer
  • Sayuri “Little Lilly” Nigori Sake
  • “Ichigo Sun” Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail with Sake, Strawberry Purée, and Lemonade

Jardin de Fiestas

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Food:

  • Tlacoyo: Blue Corn Masa topped with Black Bean Spread, Ground Chorizo, Queso Fresco, and Mexican Cream
  • Beef Torta: Braised Beef served on a Crispy Sourdough Roll with Queso Oaxaca, Avocado, Pickled Onions, and Jalapeños in a Spicy Habanero Sauce
  • Tres Leches: Milk-soaked Sponge Cake topped with Cajeta Whipped Cream and Almond Powder

Beverages:

  • Cerveza: Allende Golden Ale Craft Beer served with a Liqueur Floater
  • Damiana Flower Margarita: Damiana Flower Liqueur, Blanco Tequila, Agave Nectar, and Citrus Juices served on the rocks with a Black Ant Salt Rim
  • Oaxacan Gin & Tonic: Smokey Gin, Black Currant Liqueur, Vermouth, Lime Juice, and Tonic Water
  • Rosé Sangria: Withers Rosé Wine, Tequila Blanco, Elderflower and Ginger Liqueur, Pineapple, Cactus Pear, and Ginger Juices

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea

  • Future World East – Pedal to the Meadow: Frozen Cappuccino topped with Vodka and Kahlúa Liqueur
  • Near Canada – Cold Clover: Cold Brew Coffee with Irish Cream Syrup and topped with Irish Cream Liqueur
  • Near Disney Traders – Goose on the Loose: Frozen Passion Fruit and Vodka topped with Iced Tea
  • The American Adventure – Bee’s Buzz: Frozen Lemon and Coconut Syrup topped with Pineapple Rum

La Isla Fresca

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Food:

  • Jamaican-braised Beef with Pigeon Pea Rice and Micro Cilantro
  • Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewer with Steamed Rice and Coconut-Lime Sauce
  • Tropical Mousse Cake: Layers of Passion Fruit Cake, Coconut Mousse, and a Tropical Fruit Glaze with Fresh Pineapple

Beverages:

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

Lotus House

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Food:

  • Szechuan Spicy Red-braised Beef Shank over Rice
  • House-made Crab and Cheese Wontons
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls (V)

Beverages:

  • “Panda” Bubble Tea: Classic Milk Tea with Black and White Bobas (non-alcoholic)
  • Jasmine Draft Beer
  • Pirates of the China Sea: Dark Rum, Peach Syrup and Piña Colada Mix
  • Kung Fu Punch: Vodka, Triple Sec, Mango Syrup, and Orange Juice
  • Plum Wine Cooler

Northern Bloom

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Food:

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

Beverages:

  • Maple Popcorn Shake (non-alcoholic)
  • Unibroue Éphémère Apple Wheat Ale – Chambly, Québec
  • Unibroue Blanche de Chambly Belgian White Ale – Chambly, Québec
  • Unibroue Lune de Miel Amber Ale – Chambly, Québec
  • Maple Popcorn Shake with Crown Royal Maple Whisky
  • Beer Flight

Pineapple Promenade

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Food:

  • Spicy Hot Dog with Pineapple Chutney and Plantain Chips
  • Pineapple Soft-serve Ice Cream (V)

Beverages:

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

Primavera Kitchen

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Food:

  • Pizza Toscana: Rustic Italian Flatbread with Sweet Sausage, Caramelized Onion, Mozzarella, Asiago, and Parmesan Cheeses
  • Pomodori Verdi e Mozzarella: Fried Green Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, and Balsamic Reduction
  • Tri-colored Cheese Tortellini, Sage Butter, and Chicken Veloute
  • Zeppole: Ricotta Cheese Fritters, Powdered Sugar, Raspberry Sauce, and Chocolate-Hazelnut Drizzle

Beverages:

  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro Pilsner
  • Placido Pinot Grigio
  • Placido Chianti
  • Villa Sandi Prosecco
  • Montegrande Corbinello
  • Fior d’Arancio Montegrande Moscato
  • Bellini: Sparkling Wine and Peach Purée
  • Frozen Italian Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila

Refreshment Port

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  • Coffee-rubbed Pork Poutine with Barbecue Demi-Glace, Fire-roasted Corn Relish, and Cheese Curds
  • Stow Away Mary: Classic Bloody Mary with Vodka garnished with Pimento-stuffed Olives, Cherry Tomato, Celery, Jumbo Shrimp, and Smokehouse Jerky

Sunshine Seasons

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  • Earl Grey Tea Cake with Orange-Honey Filling topped with Honeybell Tangelo Buttercream, Honeycomb, and Bee Pollen

Taste of Marrakesh

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Food:

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

Beverages:

  • Casa Beer
  • Larroque Chardonnay, Meknes
  • White Sangria
  • Desert Rose: Sparkling Wine topped with Pomegranate Liqueur

Taste Track

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  • Violet Blueberry Vanilla Croissant Doughnut
  • Berry Tea Mint Julep (non-alcoholic)
  • Berry Tea Mint Julep with Bourbon

The Citrus Blossom

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Food:

  • Lobster Tail with Meyer Lemon Emulsion and Grilled Lemon (GF)
  • Tuna Tataki with Spicy Yuzu Glaze, Mango, Avocado, and Pappadam Crisp
  • Crispy Citrus Chicken with Orange Aïoli and Baby Greens (GF)
  • Citrus Shortcake: Orange Chiffon Cake, Lemon Curd, Mandarins, Whipped Cream, and Citrus Crumble (V)

Beverages:

  • Orange Cream Slushy in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper (sipper only available while supplies last) (non-alcoholic)
  • Islamorada Beer Company Coconut Key Lime Ale – Fort Pierce, Fla.
  • First Magnitude Brewing Lemon Hefeweizen – Gainesville, Fla.
  • Heavy Seas Brewery TropiCannon Citrus IPA – Halethorpe, Md.
  • Orange Sunshine Wine Slushy
  • Beer Flight

The Honey Bee-stro

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Food:

  • Roasted Cauliflower with Buckwheat Honey Carrot Purée, Wild Rice Pilaf, Asparagus, Honey-blistered Grapes, Sunflower Brittle, and Coriander Flowers (GF, V)
  • Honey Tandoori Chicken Flatbread with White Cheddar Cheese, Charred Vegetables, Clover Honey Sour Cream, and Micro Citrus Greens
  • Local Wildflower Honey-Mascarpone Cheesecake with Orange Blossom Honey Ice Cream garnished with Fennel Pollen Meringue Kisses and Petite Lavender Shoots (V)

Beverages:

  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze (non-alcoholic)
  • Goodwood Brewing Company Brandy Barrel Honey Ale – Louisville, Ky.
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Orange Blossom Honey Wine – St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze with Blueberry Vodka

The Smokehouse: Barbecue and Brews

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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
  • Shredded Beef Brisket with Smoked Potato, Chorizo Fondue, and Green Tomato Relish
  • Warm Chocolate Cake with Bourbon-salted Caramel Sauce and Spiced Pecans (V)

Beverages:

  • Frozen Simply Lemonade (non-alcoholic)
  • Central 28 Brewing Company Sunshine Greetings Orange Hibiscus Wheat Ale – DeBary, Fla.
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Phantasmas Spicy Double IPA – St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Shipyard Maple Bacon Stout – Clearwater, Fla.
  • Boneshaker Zinfandel – Lodi, Calif.
  • Frozen Simply Lemonade with Blackberry Moonshine
  • Beer Flight

Trowel & Trellis

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Food:

  • Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with Savory Garlic Spread (GF, V)
  • Farmhouse Meatball with Lentil Bread, Spinach, Marinated Vegetables, and Creamy Herb Dressing (V)
  • Chocolate Pudding Terrarium with Avocado Cream, Matcha Crumb, Pomegranate, and Baby Herbs (GF, V)

Beverages:

  • suja Organic Cold Pressed Juice: Noon Greens (non-alcoholic)
  • suja Organic Cold Pressed Juice: Vibrant Probiotic (non-alcoholic)
  • Bloomin’ Blueberry Lemon and Ginger Tea featuring Twinings of London (non-alcoholic)
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Tropical Wonderland Wheat Ale – Titusville, Fla.
  • Bloomin’ Blueberry Lemon and Ginger Tea featuring Twinings of London with Vodka served in a Mason Jar

To learn even more about the  2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, and to make dining reservations, visit FreshEpcot.com.

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