It looks like Disney’s Swan Resort recently lost some of its character!
That’s because a long-time running character meal held at Garden Grove Cafe has suddenly disappeared!
It’s almost time! Get ready to sip and munch to your heart’s delight: The 2019 Food and Wine Classic at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts is almost here!
We’ve been eagerly awaiting all of the delicious-sounding food and beverages since February when the menus were released, and then once again in April when even more new items were added! Now we’re back with MORE information and more importantly, TASTING NOTES! That’s right, friends, — today we actually SAMPLED many of this year’s new offerings (along with some oldies, but goodies!) during a special preview event!
This fall is going to be a great time to visit the Walt Disney World Resort with Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge AND the 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival both opening on August 29! And, a couple of months later the 2019 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic takes place November 8 and November 9, and then it’s the official start of winter holiday season later in November!
And if you want to stay right in the middle of the action this fall (or any time of year), the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin are two hotels that should be on your list of places to stay!
Located just a stone’s throw from Hollywood Studios and Epcot, the Swan and Dolphin are sometimes an overlooked hotel choice but they offer convenient access to the all the new and exiting things happening at Epcot and Hollywood Studios this fall and beyond.
And today, our good friends from Small World Vacations are sharing some great tips about planning your visit to the Swan and Dolphin!
Garden Grove in Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Resort will host special meals amidst the restaurant’s unique Central Park-inspired scenery for two upcoming holidays.
Specifically located in the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel, Garden Grove will present buffet offerings for Easter Dinner and Mother’s Day Brunch.
We have some exciting news about upcoming Fall events at Walt Disney World!
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has announced the dates, menus, and seminars for the 10th Annual Food and Wine Classic. Mark your calendars for Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9, 2019!
Want to know what else you can expect at the 2019 Food and Wine Classic? Here’s a run down!
The central attraction of the Classic is the more than 40 tasting stations featuring dishes from the resort’s 17 restaurants and lounges as well as more than 30 wineries on the Causeway. Check out the Menus page for an idea of what you can expect!
This year’s menu features returning favorites including Dynamite Rock Shrimp, Late Season Zellwood Corn, Wasabi Foam, Matsutake & Japanese Eggplant, Crispy Lotus Root from bluezoo, and Shake & Bake Style Southern Fried Chicken, Black-Eyed Pea Puree, White Cheddar Fondue, Bacon Infused Roast Garlic Gravy from Picabu.
New items for 2109 include George’s Bank Sea Scallops, Wild Chanterelle, Cashew Romaesco, Navel Orange Beurre Blanc from Garden Grove and Brown Butter Poached Maine Lobster on a Toasted Brioche Bun with Lemon Aioli and Frisee from bluezoo. [Read more…]
Hey Guys! We’re back with another DFB Video today, and we’re getting down to the serious business of talking about a food tour at the Swan and Dolphin at Walt Disney World!
The Swan and Dolphin are two of the most underrated hotels at Disney World!
And today we’re checking out out all the amazing restaurants and destination-worthy dishes at the Swan and Dolphin! [Read more…]
Happy Mother’s Day!! How about a day at Disneyland or Disney World just for mom?
If you’re looking for the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day, check out these special dining options at Disney World and Disneyland! [Read more…]
We’re gearing up for one of our favorite weekends of the year — the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic!
The event is in its seventh consecutive year, and promises to be bigger and better than ever. In 2016, the Food and Wine Classic will include 50 food and wine stations, 10 seminars, fun themed areas, and opportunities to meet some of the award-winning chefs who bring their artistry to life in the resort’s 17 restaurants! [Read more…]
We have more exciting news for you today about upcoming Fall events in Walt Disney World!
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has announced the dates, menus, and seminars for their 7th Annual Food and Wine Classic. Circle Friday, October 28, and Saturday, October 29, 2016, on your calendars!
The Beer Garden, which was first introduced in 2014, is also returning, and will offer a wide range of beers from all over the world as well as local brews!
Guests can also enjoy more than 40 tasting stations featuring dishes from the resort’s 17 restaurants and lounges as well as more than 30 wineries on the Causeway. Seminars offer an immersive educational opportunity, as participants delve deeper into the crafting of beverages, food and beverage pairing, and cooking demos. Let’s take a closer look at both!
While we’ve been focusing on all the excitement that Fall brings for Disney Food Fans, we have another fun event to update you about — the 2015 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic!
The two-night event, back by popular demand for the sixth year in a row, will once again take place over Halloween Weekend in 2015. Mark your calendars for Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31!
The Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic is made up of two components: Seminars and the Causeway. Seminars center around learning more about food and beverage in a fun, interactive way. For more details on this year’s Food and Wine Classic Seminars, be sure to check out our Food and Wine Classic Seminar Page.
But guests stay and play for the evening on the Causeway!
If you’re new to the Food and Wine Classic, the Causeway is a collection of food and beverage booths set up in the walkway that links the Swan and Dolphin Resorts. Every single restaurant from both the Swan and Dolphin — all nine! — participate, and bring tapas-sized eats to the party. Chef Robert Ciborowski, the executive chef of the Swan and Dolphin Resort, also prepares some dishes in Cib’s Smoke Shop.
In addition, there are tents representing beer and wine from all over the world, offering tasting portions. [Read more…]