2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Menus

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The Marketplaces and their menus have been released for the 21st Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, and you’re gonna want to come hungry.

Every year, Walt Disney World surrounds the World Showcase Lagoon at Epcot with a plethora of tasty treats, and this year is no different.

There will be 30 Marketplace kiosks serving up food samples from around the world, including Europe, Asia, Africa, Central and South America, and the South Pacific. There are also three Marketplaces that are new this year: Islands of the Caribbean, Chocolae Studio, and Wine and Dine Studio.

Here is the complete list of Marketplaces and their menus:

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Additional Fun & Tasty Orlando Taste of the Nation Fundraising Events #OrlTaste

Orlando's Taste of the Nation

Beginning this week, Orlando’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry kicks off three extra fundraising experiences to sip and nibble on before the main event.

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Orlando Taste of the Nation Returns Aug 27 with Great Food for a Great Cause #OrlTaste

Orlando's Taste of the Nation

One of my favorite culinary events in Central Florida is the annual Orlando Taste of the Nation, which serves up great food in support of raising funds for the No Kid Hungry campaign.

Orlando Taste of the Nation returns for its 27th year on Saturday, August 27, and features over 40 of Central Florida’s best restaurants and chefs showcasing tasting portions of their best dishes.

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Tapa Toro Hosts Sabor! Summer Wine Dinners

Tapa Toro food

Tapa Toro has announced they will be hosting Sabor! A Summer Wine Dinner Experience on three select nights this summer.

Join Executive Chef, Wendy Lopez & Chef de Cuisine, Francisco Galeano for a new wine dinner series featuring 5 courses of off-the-menu dishes with fresh Spanish ingredients, all complete with fine wines imported from remote regions in Spain.

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Taste at I-Drive 360 to Benefit Florida Hospital Esophageal Cancer Program

I-Drive 360 has a lot of tasty places to eat, and on May 1, they are coming together for Taste at I-Drive 360.

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The event is a benefit for the Florida Hospital Esophageal Cancer Program, and proceeds from ticket sales will go to further treatment and prevention of this disease.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up March 18, 2016: Restaurant ASH, Zoe’s Kitchen, Sus Hi Eat Station

In this week’s dining news round-up, several new openings, a beer dinner, and a pub crawl around the world. Are you hungry (and thirsty)? Let’s dive in…

Chef Ashley Nickell to open Restaurant ASH

The former Funky Monkey Wine Company space on Mills Ave is again changing to another brand, as the owners of FMI Restaurant Group are partnering with Hell’s Kitchen contestant Chef Ashley Nickell to open Restaurant ASH.

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Complete Menus for 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Starting Today

The 23rd Epcot Flower and Garden Festival, starts today, March 2, at Walt Disney World, and while horticulture is the primary focus, food is very much in the forefront, too.

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival - Beef Brisket Burnt Ends HashWith thirteen Outdoor Kitchens serving up food and beverage around the World Showcase, one needs to pace themselves to enjoy it all.

To help you do that, we got a complete list of the menus being served at each Outdoor Kitchen:

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2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Begins March 2

The 23rd Epcot Flower and Garden Festival, the popular spring festival at Walt Disney World known for its tasty edibles, sweeping floral displays and dazzling topiary creations, starts tomorrow March 2, 2016.

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Guests of the 2016 festival can celebrate spring with culinary creations and libations from the festival’s thirteen Outdoor Kitchens, including the new Cider House and La Isla Fresca offerings.

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Alabama and Foreigner Play Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando Feb 27-28 #BandsBrewBBQ

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off its third weekend February 27 and 28, with headliners Alabama and Foreigner.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brews & BBQ - Alabama - Foreigner

Country legends Alabama take the stage on Saturday, with rock legend Foreigner gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Scotty McCreery and Dennis DeYoung Play Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando Feb 20-21 #BandsBrewBBQ

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off week two, February 20 and 21, with headliners Scotty McCreery and Dennis DeYoung.

SeaWorld Orlando Bands, Brews & BBQ - Scotty McCreery - Dennis DeYoung

Country superstar Scotty McCreery takes the stage on Saturday, with rock legend Dennis DeYoung (formerly of STYX) gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Bands, Brews & BBQ Kicks Off with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight at SeaWorld Orlando

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off February 12 and 13, with headliners Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight.

Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight

Grammy-nominated pop rock band Smash Mouth takes the stage on Saturday, with R&B legend Gladys Knight gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Join Great Orlando Chefs at Beard in Baldwin on April 9 to Benefit The James Beard Foundation

On April 9, join a bevy of the best Orlando chefs in a celebration of the Orlando culinary scene at Beard in Baldwin, hosted by the Osprey Tavern.

Beard in Baldwin Culinary Benefit in Orlando

The evening will feature a food-and-wine walk around on the lake with a VIP cocktail event taking place simultaneously inside the Osprey Tavern.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Returns Oct 28-29

Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will return for its seventh year Friday, October 28, and Saturday, October 29, with exciting new dishes debuting alongside returning festival favorites.

The Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic offers guests unlimited tastings at more than 40 stations featuring culinary selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and wine from more than 30 wineries amidst a festive backdrop of live entertainment on the hotel’s scenic causeway.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up February 5, 2016: Nine Dragons, Rosen College, Orlando Brewing, Pharmacy

In this week’s dining news round-up, a closing, chef’s dinners, and new openings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Nine Dragons at Epcot's China Pavilion - General Tso Chicken

Nine Dragons at Epcot‘s China Pavilion has a new prix fixe lunch menu in honor of the Year of the Monkey. The menu offers three courses for $17.98: Appetizer of spring rolls or pot stickers; a choice of three entrées – Happily Family (with sliced chicken breast, beef and shrimp stir fry), Moo Goo Gai Pan (with stir-fried chicken breast, mushrooms and snow peas), OR General Tso’s Chicken Buns Lunch Box (with three steamed buns and hot-and-sour soup); dessert is strawberry-red bean ice cream or ginger-caramel ice cream.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up January 29, 2016: Fulton’s Crab House, Oblivion Taproom, Wahlburgers

In this week’s dining news round-up, a new brunch, a closing, chef’s dinners, and new openings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Fulton's Crab House - New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

Fulton’s Crab House at Disney Springs is now offering a Sunday Brunch. The seafood-centric restaurant’s brunch menu items include Crab and Asparagus Benedict ($22) with Lake Meadow Farms eggs, jumbo lump crab, asparagus, grilled Neuske bacon slab served on toasted challah and topped with lobster infused hollandaise, and the New Orleans BBQ Shrimp ($20) with a crispy 5-minute egg, buttermilk biscuits and a spicy black pepper butter sauce.

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