The space directly next to Paddlefish in The Landing of Disney Springs formerly operated as Portobello Country Italian Trattoria. When it reopens as Terralina Crafted Italian, it will still feature the cuisine of James Beard Award Winner Chef Tony Mantuano, while Chef Justin Plank will run the kitchen.
We don’t know the opening date for Terralina Crafted Italian… yet.
But we do know a few things about this new restaurant coming soon to Disney Springs! Terralina is replacing what was once Portobello Country Italian Trattoria. Fortunately, Chef Tony Mantuano — James Beard Award Winner — is returning from Portobello to create Terralina’s menu, and will be joined once more by Chef Justin Plank who will run the kitchen.
Another new…ish restaurant is coming to Disney Springs! Portobello in Disney Springs closed its doors on April 24, and the space will reopen later this year as a new restaurant.
The space is set to undergo a multi-million dollar, large-scale renovation before the new eatery opens this fall. [Read more…]
Even more beer news on the blog this week!!
Teaming up with Orlando Brewing, Downtown Disney’s Portobello Restaurant has announced a Beer Dinner for February 22, 2012!
Portobello’s Executive Chef Steven Richard has teamed up with Celebrity Chefs Tony Mantuano and Sara Grueneberg to create a four-course, trattoria-inspired menu with perfectly paired brews.
Enjoy interacting with Chef Mantuano (Top Chef Masters, Season two) and Chef Grueneberg (Top Chef-Texas).
We’ve been told that this will book up quickly, so make your reservations soon!
Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $59.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
Salumi, formaggi, crostini, farmer’s market [Read more…]
Chicago natives will want to join in a day of fun for the family at the “Good Health is Always in Fashion,” event on August 26, 2011, which will highlight good nutrition through cooking demos and seminars!
Culinary demos will be hosted by Pam Smith, the longtime host of the demonstrations at Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival.
Pam Smith, the nationally recognized nutritionist (author of The Energy Edge) and culinary consultant, is scheduled to host the complimentary cooking demonstrations, including Fresh, Innovative, and Tasty (FIT) demos from local and celebrity chefs!
11:00 am Chef Ryan Hutmacher
12:00 pm Chef Tom Douglas
1:00 pm Chef Meg Colleran Sahs
2:00 pm Chef Randy Zweiban
3:30 pm Chef John State
Disney Food fans will recognize one of the presenters — Chef John State! Currently the head chef at Seasons 52 in Schaumburg, Illinois, Chef State oversaw the opening of [Read more…]