From Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin‘ to Guy Fieri’s Chicken Guy to Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s Morimoto Asia, you know you’re going to get some good eating in Disney Springs. But now, you have a chance to get an exclusive dining experience that will only include 12 people per night!
🛑 Stop everything. 🛑 You’ve watched him on Iron Chef and you’ve watched him on Iron Chef America — yes, you know who we’re talking about! We spoke to the man, the myth, the legend — Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto himself — and we’re sharing allllll the details with you!
Ever wondered what Chef Morimoto himself would recommend you try from his Morimoto Asia restaurant in Disney Springs? Or what makes Morimoto Asia so unique when compared to his other restaurants? Well, we’ve got ALL the answers you need!
If meeting a celebrity chef is on your bucket list, then listen up — we’ve got some BIG news!
Celebrity Chefs have created many restaurants in and near Disney World, especially over at Disney Springs. There’s Homcomin’ from Chef Art Smith, Morimoto Asia from Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Jaleo from Chef Jose Andres, and even Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill from Chef Wolfgang Puck. Sometimes the famous chefs behind these oh-so-delicious spots grace guests with their presence in these restaurants, and soon one will be doing just that!
Orlando is full of fun things to see and do! From unique dining experiences to Florida’s wide variety of theme parks, you could spend DAYS exploring all that the city has to offer! Now, there’s an exciting special event happening in Orlando that you might want to check out!
For all our Next Level Chef fans, get ready for some exciting news!
Sure, you can go to Disney World and eat your fill of chicken tenders and fries (and there’s nothing wrong with that!). But, you can also visit Disney World and eat at restaurants with all kinds of unique and delicious dishes created by celebrity chefs!
In Disney Springs, you can stop by restaurants like Morimoto Asia or Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’. Outside of Disney World, you can grab fish & chips at a spot created by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. Soon, you’ll be able to stop by a hotel near Disney World to munch on more treats created by another celebrity chef!
If you’re looking to dine at a restaurant owned by or run by a celebrity chef, you’ve got quite a few options in Orlando!
In Disney Springs alone, we’ve got Homecomin’ by Chef Art Smith, Morimoto Asia from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill from Chef Wolfgang Puck. But, over at Orlando’s ICON Park a new restaurant from another celebrity chef will soon be moving in!
Here at DFB, we know a thing or two about Disney restaurants.
But Disney World restaurants have certainly changed over the years! You might be surprised by JUST how much some have changed! We’re taking a look at the weird and wonderful Disney restaurants of the past. Do you remember these surprising things from back in the day?
The place to go for food that reflects the many cooking traditions of Mexico is Frontera Cocina, a table service restaurant located in Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs. And the mantra of the restaurant’s owner and leader, Chef Rick Bayless, is all about seasonality and respect for Mexican ingredients, methods, and food culture.
That’s why you’ll find that the menu at Frontera Cocina changes with some regularity, reflecting both the season and the vibrancy of Mexican food. Chef Bayless is world-renowned for his cooking, which he has shared on his show, Mexico: One Plate at a Time and Top Chef Masters. And if you’ve had the pleasure of hearing him talk about cuisine on these programs or podcasts over the years, you already know how much he cares about his craft. [Read more…]
Yeah, it’s a lot. And whether you’re a Food and Wine pro or a newbie, navigating this massive (and massively popular!) Festival can be a little overwhelming. That’s where your old pals at the DFB come in! We’ve accumulated a lot of experience in our LOOONG relationship with Food and Wine — and we’ve assembled all of that experience in one place: the DFB Guide to the 2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival!
Here are some of the most popular FAQs from DFB readers and Food and Wine visitors — with answers direct from the DFB Guide!
DFB reporter James Armstrong recently attended Sweet Sundays with celebrity chef Carla Hall (co-host of The Chew and Top Chef Alum) during the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival! Let’s check out his review!
The two hour event was divided up into two parts: the first hour consisted of the Sunday Brunch and the second was the celebrity chef demonstration. Upon arrival at 9:30am, we lined up for our table assignments. Doors opened promptly at 10am.
Each assigned table sat approximately six guests with seats on a first come first serve basis. The tables were set with pre-made yogurt parfaits and orange juice.
Once most of the guests had arrived, waiters began escorting each table to the buffet in an orderly “one table at a time” fashion.
Sweet Sundays Brunch
The brunch portion of the event started with some standard buffet items — croissants and strawberry cheese danish. They were good but there was nothing exceptional about them. The croissant was flaky and buttery.
There was also fresh raspberries and blueberries [provided by Driscoll’s one of the Festival sponsors]. They were very sweet and at the height of their ripeness.
A favorite part of the buffet was the [Read more…]