Disney World food fans know that fall is a great time to visit the parks. After all, it’s when you’ll be able to dine on a seemingly endless amount of selections from the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival.
Today, we’re here to tell you that there’s ANOTHER Food and Wine fest — and better yet, it’s within walking distance of EPCOT!
This year’s Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic will take place on October 29th and October 30th, but we were able to get a first glimpse at some of the food and beverage options guests will be able to enjoy.
Some of the dishes that will be available during the Food and Wine Classic include the Lemon Pepper Seared Salmon with Charred Broccoli, Quinoa, Meyer Lemon Sauce from Picabu.
You can also try the Beef Slider from The Fountain, which comes with a Hand Formed Angus Beef Patty, Truffle Aioli, Applewood Smoked Bacon, and Roma Tomato Chutney.
Frida’s Kitchen will be serving up their Croquetas, which is a Fried Smoked Ham & Cheese Dumpling with Cilantro Crema.
Frida’s Kitchen will also be bringing back their Elote, a Grilled Sweet Corn with Chile Powder, Mayonnaise, Cotija Cheese, Green Onion, Lime.
Smokin’ D’s will serve a variety of barbecue dishes, including the Black Pepper Smoked Beef Brisket with Braised Greens, White Corn Spoon Bread, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Smoked Tomato Barbecue Sauce.
In the mood for some Italian cuisine? Il Mulino New York Trattoria will feature their Brandade Black Pepper Agnolotti, which comes served with Wilted Sweet Onion, Eggplant, Tomato Petals, Crispy Pancetta, and Nduja Vinaigrette.
Who can say no to Disney World poutine? We sure can’t! New this year over at the Food and Wine Classic, you can try the Poutine from the Beer Garden.
Looking to try some of the newest food items in Disney World? Check out the Grilled Mahi Mahi coming from the NEW Swan Reserve Resort, which comes with a plate of Tuscan Kale, Toasted Fregola Sarda, and Spinach Caper Sauce.
Looking for a veggie dish? You can check out the Vegetarian Rice Bowl from Cabana Bar and Beach Club, which includes Roasted Organic Vegetables with Seasoned Sushi Rice, Curry Sauce, and Tempura Crunch.
For desserts, we tried a pair of sweets. First up is the German Chocolate Cake, which includes layers of a Warm Chocolate Pecan Brownie, Coconut Cream, Caramelized Pecans, Toasted Coconut, and Fudge Ice Cream.
The second dessert is Bourbon Apples, which comes with Caramelized Apples, Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream, Caramel Whipped Ganache, Almond Pound Cake, and a Honey Granola Crumble.
When you’re ready to wash those food items down, there are over 100 drink items to choose from!
If you’re visiting Disney World on October 29th and 30th and you’re looking for something different to try, head on over to the Swan and Dolphin for their Food and Wine Classic! Call the Swan and Dolphin at 888-828-8850 to make your arrangements or head to their website!
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Have you ever attended the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic? Let us know in the comments!
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