2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booth Preview: Hawai’i and Thailand

We are counting down to the start of the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, which starts this year on August 31!

Food and Wine Festival Updates 2016 Info Graphic

As part of our on-going countdown, we’re making a list (and checking it twice!) of all the things we MUST eat this year, and we’re definitely including items from today’s featured booths: Thailand and Hawai’i!

This year the Festival is celebrating Epcot’s 35th anniversary with 35 Marketplace Booths – featuring five new booths and some returning booths, including Thailand!

Let’s check out what you’ll find on the menus at Thailand and Hawai’i… .

Hawai’i

The Kalua Pork Slider is a fan-favorite at the Hawai’i booth.

New Marketplace Booth for Hawaii!

New Marketplace Booth for Hawaii!

Food:

  • Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour DOLE® Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise
  • Grilled Tuna Tataki with Seaweed Salad and Pickled Cucumbers and Wasabi Cream
  • Teriyaki-glazed SPAM® Hash with Potatoes, Peppers and Onions and Spicy Mayonnaise
  • Passion Fruit Cheesecake with Toasted Macadamia Nuts

Beverages:

  • Maui Brewing Company Bikini Blonde Lager
  • Florida Orange Groves Sparkling Pineapple Wine
  • Mai Tai featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum

If you can’t wait until the Festival starts, here’s a recipe for the Kalua Pork Sliders!

Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise

The Teriyaki-glazed SPAM® Hash with Potatoes, Peppers and Onions and Spicy Mayonnaise is one of our can’t-miss dishes! We loved this one at the Food and Wine Festival preview and can’t wait to try it again at the booths.

Teriyaki-glazed SPAM® Hash with Potatoes, Peppers and Onions and Spicy Mayonnaise

Teriyaki-glazed SPAM® Hash with Potatoes, Peppers and Onions and Spicy Mayonnaise

The Sparkling Pineapple Wine is refreshing on a hot Florida day!

Sparkling Pineapple Wine

Sparkling Pineapple Wine

And you can’t go wrong with the Mai Tai!

Mai Tai featuring SammyGÇÖs Beach Bar Rum

Mai Tai featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum

Next up is Thailand – which is returning to the Festival this year after a hiatus!

Start Your Planning NOW!

News! The DFB Guide to the 2017 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book is now available to order!

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This 250+-page guide to the Festival offers insider tips and advice as well as all of the details you need to know to plan your best Festival visit ever.

We cover every single World Showcase Booth, and include full-color photos for most of the food items being offered at this year’s festival!

Your purchase includes several bonus items as well — including a full daily schedule of events at the Festival and a printable World Showcase Booth Menu Checklist to carry with you as you Eat around the World!

Use code Chefs at check-out for a 20% discount!

Be sure to stay tuned to Disney Food Blog for all of the latest coverage about the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. We’ll have the details FIRST!

Thailand

We are so excited to see Thailand returning to this year’s Festival!

NEW BOOTH for Thailand

NEW BOOTH for Thailand

Food:

  • Marinated Chicken with Peanut Sauce and Stir-fried Vegetables
  • Seared Shrimp and Scallop Cake with Cold Noodle Salad
  • Red Hot Spicy Thai Curry Beef with Steamed Rice

Beverages:

  • Helfrich Gewürztraminer, Alsace
  • Singha Lager

If you’re looking for spice, you’ll want to order the Red Hot Spicy Thai Curry Beef with Steamed Rice! It’s one of the dishes that you must eat at this year’s Festival!

Red Hot Spicy Curry

Red Hot Spicy Thai Curry Beef with Steamed Rice

We can’t wait to try the other items on the menu at Thailand!

Want More Epcot Food and Wine Festival Info?

We’ll have all the coverage and information you need right here on Disney Food Blog!

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2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events
2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Low-Cost Seminars and Demonstrations
2017 Eat to the Beat Concert Schedule
Epcot Food and Wine Festival Fans Facebook Page
2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Wine and Dine Half Marathon
2017 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic
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2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Gluten Free Items

How to Book Epcot Food & Wine Festival Events

To book all special events and demonstrations, call 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378) starting July 20 at 7:00AM ET. Culinary Demonstrations and Beverage Seminars and general admission for some special events may be bookable online at www.epcotfoodfestival.com as well as by phone.

Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club Members, and Golden Oak Residents are eligible for a $2 discount (per person, per event) for beverage and seminars and culinary demos taking place Mon-Thurs during the festival. Members of these groups can also book all Special Events early on July 18th beginning at 9:00AM ET. Discounts are by phone only at 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378). Stay tuned to DisneyFoodBlog.com and the Disney Food Blog Newsletter for details.

Chase Disney Visa Cardholders will not have early access to booking.

What are you looking forward to eating at Hawai’i and Thailand? Let us know in the comments.

Comments

  1. Hannah says

    I’ve had the Pork and Pineapple chutney sliders…Very good. And since I have been surprised with a F&W day at Epcot this year…I will probably have it again.

  2. Rach says

    Any idea what the vegetables are in the Thai peanut dish? The picture on the booth page looked like a mushy mess under the chicken. 8-)

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