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EPCOT's International Flower & Garden Festival 2018

inline imageEvery year Disney hosts it's annual International Flower & Garden Festival at Disney's EPCOT theme park.

Highlights include:
  • Outdoor kitchens offering delectable bites and libations
  • Dozens of world-renowned, Disney-themed topiaries
  • Breathtaking garden spaces and wildlife habitats
  • Inspirational exhibits, a “How-To” Garden, and engaging Tours
  • An outdoor concert series featuring fan-favorite bands
  • And much, much more

This year the festival will run from 28 February through 28 May 2018 and it isn't just great flower and garden displays, just look below to see some of the food and drink offerings. So enjoy a bite to eat washed down with a delectable drink whilst admiring the delightful gardens.

Outdoor Kitchens


With over a dozen delectable stops, the World Showcase at Epcot plays host to the Festival exclusive Outdoor Kitchens, each offering a specialty menu of creative cuisine.

Event Details
  • World Showcase, Epcot
  • Outdoor Kitchens open daily from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Epcot admission required
  • Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older
  • Outdoor Kitchens subject to closure at any time
  • Food and beverage samples are available while supplies last
  • All menu items are subject to change without notice

Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market


Venture to Germany for Bavarian bites sure to sate foodies of all ages—every dish is köstlich!

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

Cider House


Behold buzz-worthy ciders and artisanal provisions perfect for a farm-fresh picnic near the United Kingdom Pavilion!

Food
  • Pear Cider-brined Shredded Corned Beef with Braised Cabbage and Branston Dressing with Pears
  • House-made Potato and Cheddar Cheese Biscuit with Smoked Salmon Tartare
  • Freshly Baked Lemon Scone with Crème Fraîche and Mixed Berries (V) (GF)
Beverages
  • McKenzie’s Black Cherry Hard Cider, West Seneca, NY
  • Florida Beer Company Caribé Pineapple 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)

Fleur de Lys


Indulge in haute cuisine and boissons that’ll make you fall in ooo-la-la-love with this palate-pleasing Parisian pop-up!

Food
  • Tarte à la Tomate Provençale: Provencal Tomato Tart with Sautéed Onions, Fresh Thyme and Rosemary on a Flaky Pastry Crust (V)
  • Canard Confit Aux Gnocchi à la Parisienne: Braised Duck Confit with Parisian Gnocchi
  • Macaron au Chocolat en Sucette: Large Chocolate Macaron Lollipop (GF)
Beverages
  • La Vie en Rose Frozen Slushy: 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 Blanc 1664

Florida Fresh


Enjoy sweet ‘n’ tangy treats from our own Sunshine State-station, nestled between the France and Morocco Pavilions.

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

Hanami


Journey to Japan for innovative plates crafted with culinary Zen—each delish dish is a Festival favorite!

Food
  • Frushi: Fresh Pineapple, Strawberry and Melon rolled with Coconut Rice, sprinkled with Toasted Coconut and Whipped Cream with Raspberry Sauce on the side (V)
  • 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 (GF)
Beverages
  • Pineapple Momo Sake Cocktail
  • Karatamba “Dry Wave” Sake
  • Sapporo Draft Beer in a Kampai Cup

Jardin de Fiestas


Take a food-tastic tour of the Mexico Pavilion… these tantalizing tastes will add some spice to your day!

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

La Isla Fresca


Nibble on Caribbean-seasoned dishes that’ll send appetites swaying to the island beat!

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

Lotus House


Sink your teeth into authentic Chinese eats filled with morsels of good fortune!

Food
  • Spicy Meatballs with Crispy Tofu
  • Fried Chicken Dumplings with Peanut Sauce
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls (V)
Beverages
  • Oolong Peach Bubble Tea (Non-alcoholic)
  • Kung Fu Punch: Vodka, Triple Sec, Mango and Orange Juice
  • BaiJoe Punch: Chinese Bai Jiu Spirit, Lychee, Coconut and Pineapple Juice
  • Plum Wine Cooler
  • Tsingtao Lager

Northern Bloom


Please discriminating palates with fantastic fare from our Great White North neighbor… O Canada!

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

Pineapple Promenade


Get your tropical fruit fix from tart ‘n’ tangy to the sweetest frozen treats!

Food
  • Spicy Hot Dog with Pineapple Chutney and Plantain Chips
  • Pineapple Soft-Serve (V)
Beverages
  • 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
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Sparkling Pineapple Wine, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Violet Lemonade Ale, Titusville, FL
  • Pineapple Soft-serve with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum
  • Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade (Non-alcoholic)
  • Pineapple Soft-serve with Fanta (Non-alcoholic)

Primavera Kitchen


Mangiare hearty helpings of Old-Country dishes served with a glass of vino… now that’s amore!

Food
  • Frittata di Asparagi: Asparagus Frittata, Mixed Greens and Citrus Dressing (GF) (V)
  • Fritto Misto: Crispy Shrimps, Zucchini and Spicy Sauces
  • Raviolo 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 (GF) (V)
Beverages
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chianti
  • Prosecco
  • Corbinello
  • Moscato
  • Bellini: Sparking Wine and Peach Purée
  • Frozen Italian Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila
  • Moretti Lager L’Autentica
  • Moretti La Rossa

Taste of Marrakesh


Intoxicate taste buds with the exotic flavors of this North African mecca—mysterious Morocco!

Food
  • Harissa Chicken Kebab with Dried Fruit Couscous Salad
  • Fried Cauliflower with Capers, Garlic Parsley and Chili Ranch Sauce
  • Walnut Honey Baklava
Beverages
  • Desert Rose: Sparkling Wine topped with Pomegranate Liqueur
  • White Sangria
  • Casa Beer

The Berry Basket


Sweeten your feast with an assortment of berry-licious dishes sure to hit the spot!

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

THE SMOKEHOUSE: Barbecue and Brews


Saddle up for slow-cooked specialties and a mighty fine selection of craft beer—at the American Adventure Pavilion!

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 (V)
Beverage
  • Zen of Zin Old Vine, 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® Lemonade with Firefly Blackberry Moonshine
  • Simply Lemonade (Non-alcoholic)

The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey Board™


Quell cravings with an incredible menu of all-natural food and drink infused with the nectar of the gods!

Food
  • Roasted Cauliflower with Buckwheat Honey Carrot Puree, Wild Rice Pilaf, Asparagus, Honey Blistered Grapes and Sunflower Brittle (GF) (V)
  • 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
Beverages
  • 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)

Specialty Coffee Carts Hosted by Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company®


Wet your whistle with Festival-inspired beverages and adult libations at coffee carts across the park!

Future World Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
  • The Final Lap: Iced Tea topped with Frozen Passion Fruit with Vodka
Port of Entry Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
  • Garden of Guava: Frozen Pink Guava topped with Rum or Vodka
American Adventure Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
  • Strawberry Piña Colada: Frozen Piña Colada and Strawberry with Rum
Showcase Coffee Cart Hosted by Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
  • Orange Blossom Twist: Frozen Orange Pineapple topped with Vodka
Please note: Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 years of age and older. Food and beverage offerings are subject to change without notice and are available while supplies last.

More information here...
disneyworld.disney.go/en...2180228180043C
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Anyone tried the outdoor kitchens as I'm wondering whether to bother with our restaurant reservation at Via Napoli and just try some of the kitchens
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The park looks stunning. Seriously considering trying to go in March next time.
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We have managed to be there once during flower and garden and it is stunning. Need to wait a few more years till kid free to do it again though!
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Is the open kitchen thing new this year? Cant remember it from 5 years ago. Sounds amazing! Cant wait!
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is it usually the same time of year we are going next May
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This year the Festival started 28/2 and it finishes 28/5 and its pretty much the same time each year
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