Foodie Guide to 2021 Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival Opening Mar. 3

From the The Main Street Mouse and written by: Guest Blog

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Karen McClintock

The freshest flavors of spring – on the plate and in the glass – are showcased at Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival Mar. 3 through Jul. 5, 2021.

This Foodie Guide lists all the sweet and savory bites as well as refreshing sips at the over 20 festival-exclusive Outdoor Kitchens. The newest Outdoor Kitchens are the EPCOT Sunshine Griddle offering delicious brunch items, and EPCOT Farmers Feast, where a rotating seasonal menu will offer the finest local ingredients through the festival. And check out the new Orange Bird sipper – how is it possible he is even more adorable this year?

Returning is the Garden Graze, a fun food stroll highlighting five delicious offerings at the festival – all listed in the Festival Passport. Upon your Garden Graze purchase, you will receive a stamp for your Festival Passport. Once you’ve collected all five stamps, bring your Festival Passport to Pineapple Promenade Outdoor Kitchen to receive a complimentary prize exclusive to the festival. Complete the Garden Graze at your leisure, and you can even bring back your stamped Festival Passport to EPCOT at any time during the festival to complete your Garden Graze.

Also new for this year’s festival are some tasty musical morsels for your ears! Each weekend, you can enjoy a series of concerts featuring local bands from Orlando, also known as the “City Beautiful.” Friday through Monday evenings, these “City Beautiful” bands will take the stage at America Gardens Theatre to perform popular songs of yesterday and today.

We have listed all the fantastic new offerings in this Foodie Guide so you can map out your “not to miss” new and returning favorites for when you visit. Have fun planning your festival foodie itinerary – come hungry!

Flavor Full Kitchen items

Flavor Full Kitchen Hosted by AdventHealth (Future World West)

Food
Items:

  • Grilled Baby Vegetables with Hummus Cream and Red Pepper Coulis (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based; Garden Graze).
  • Seared Verlasso Salmon with Farro Risotto and Micro Herbs.
  • Strawberry Mousse with Chocolate Crisp Pearls.

Beverages:

  • Blood
    Orange Agua Fresca (non-alcoholic).
  • Cookie
    Butter Worms and Dirt (non-alcoholic).
EPCOT Sunshine Griddle dishes

EPCOT Sunshine
Griddle (Future World East)

Food Items:

  • Avocado Toast with Marinated Toybox Tomatoes and Fresh Goat Cheese on Toasted Ciabatta (new).
  • Shrimp and Grits: Blackened Shrimp and Cheddar Cheese Grits with Brown Gravy and Sweet Corn Salsa.
  • Corned Beef Brisket Hash with House-made Potato Barrels, Onions, Peppers, Cheese Curds, and a Soft-poached Egg with Tabasco Hollandaise (new).
  • Fried Cinnamon Roll Bites with Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Bacon (new).

Beverages:

  • Froot Loops Shake (non-alcoholic; new).
  • Joffrey’s Coffee Cold Brew Cocktail with Milk, Kahlúa Rum and Coffee Liqueur, and Vanilla Vodka (new).
Honey Bee-stro items

The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey Board (Showcase Plaza)

Food Items:

  • Tupelo Honey and Sweet Corn Spoon Bread with Jalapeños, Bacon, and House-made Whipped
    Honey Butter (gluten/wheat-friendly;
    new).
  • Lavender Honey Mustard-marinated Chicken Flatbread
    with Whipped Honey-Ricotta Cheese, Marinated Vegetables, and Purple Haze
    Lavender Goat Cheese (new).
  • Local Wildflower Honey-Mascarpone Cheesecake with Orange
    Blossom Honey Whipped Cream, Whipped Honey, Crystalized Honey, Honeycomb,
    Dehydrated Honey, and Fennel Pollen Meringue Kisses.

Beverages:

  • Honey-Peach Freeze in a Souvenir Spike
    the Bee Sipper Cup (non-alcoholic).
  • First Magnitude Brewing Co. Honey Bee Citrus Blonde Ale,
    Gainesville, Fla. (new).
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Orange Blossom Honey Wine, St.
    Petersburg, Fla.
  • Honey-Peach Freeze with Blueberry Vodka.
The Citrus Blossom items

The Citrus
Blossom (Showcase Plaza)

Food Items:

  • Meyer Lemon-poached Lobster Salad with Grapefruit-Rosé
    Vinaigrette, Yuzu-marinated Hearts of Palm, and Avocado-Yuzu Panna Cotta (gluten/wheat friendly; new).

    • Citrus-braised Crispy Pork Belly with Kumquat and Carrot (new).
    • Citrus Shortcake: Orange Chiffon Cake, Lemon Curd, Mandarins,
      Whipped Cream, and Citrus Crumble.

Beverages:

  • Orange-Lemon Smoothie in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper Cup (non-alcoholic; new).
    • Islamorada Beer Company Coconut Key Lime Ale, Fort Pierce, Fla.
    • First Magnitude Brewing Co. Lemon Hefeweizen, Gainesville, Fla.
    • Playalinda Brewing Company Hibiscus Lime Ale, Titusville, Fla. (new).
    • Orange Sunshine Wine Slushy.
    • Beer Flight.
Popsicle trio from Refreshment Port

Refreshment
Port (Showcase Plaza)

Food Items:

  • House-made Italian Sausage and Peppers Poutine (plant-based; new).
  • Popsicle Trio: Honeydew, Raspberry-Mint, and
    Coconut-Lime (gluten/wheat
    friendly).

Beverages:

  • Starcut Ciders Cidre Colada Hard Cider, Bellaire, Mich. (new).
  • Cutwater Bloody Mary: Ultra-premium Vodka,
    All-natural Tomato Juice, and a dash of Spice (new).
  • Cutwater Whiskey Mule: Black Skimmer Bourbon with
    Ginger Beer, a hint of Lime, and Aromatic Bitters (new).
Items from Pineapple Promenade

Pineapple
Promenade (Showcase Plaza)

Food Items:

  • Spicy
    Hot Dog with Pineapple Chutney and Plantain Chips.
  • Mixed Berry Buttermilk Cake.
  • DOLE Whip®(plant-based).

Beverages:

  • Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade (non-alcoholic).
  • DOLE Whip with Fanta® (non-alcoholic).
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Tropical Hefe Wheat Ale, St. Petersburg, Fla. (new).
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Fresh Pressed Wheat Ale with Mango, Pineapple, and Guava, Asheville, N.C. (new).
  • Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company Alo’hop IPA, Lexington, Ky. (new).
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Violet Lemonade Ale, Titusville, Fla.
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Sparkling Pineapple Wine, St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • DOLE Whip topped with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum.
  • Pineapple Beer Flight.
Trowel & Trellis dishes

Trowel & Trellis Hosted by Impossible Foods (Showcase Plaza)

Food
Items:

  • Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with Savory Garlic Spread (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based).
  • Impossible Sausage and Kale Soup (plant-based; new).
  • Boneless Impossible Korean Short Rib with Cilantro-Lime Rice, Danmuji Slaw, and Kimchee Mayonnaise  (plant-based; Garden Graze; new).
  • Lavender Pot de Crème with Blueberry Cake, Pink Peppercorn, and Lime Whipped Cream (plant-based; new).

Beverages:

  • Twinings of London Energize Matcha Cranberry & Lime Green Tea (non-alcoholic; new).
  • Parish Brewing Co. Bloom Hazy IPA, Broussard, La. (new).
  • Twinings of London Energize Matcha Cranberry & Lime Green Tea with Hanger 1 Makrut Lime Vodka served in a Mason Jar (new).
Pineapple Skewer from Refreshment Outpost

Refreshment
Outpost

Food Item:

  • Pineapple Skewer with Tajin Seasoning (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based; Garden Graze).

Beverage:

  • Islamorada Beer Company Key Lime Hibiscus Ale, Ft. Pierce, Fla. (new).
Bauernmarket: Farmer's Market Items

Bauernmarkt:
Farmer’s Market (Germany)

Food
Items:

  • Potato Pancakes with House-made Apple Sauce (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based;
    Garden Graze).
  • Potato Pancake with Caramelized Ham, Onions, and
    Herb Sour Cream (gluten/wheat
    friendly).

    • Toasted
      Pretzel Bread topped with Black Forest Ham and Melted Gruyère Cheese.
    • Warm Cheese
      Strudel with Mixed Berries.

Beverages:

  • M.I.A. Brewing Hugo, Doral, Fla.
  • Bitburger Premium Pils, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
  • Stiegl
    Brewery Radler Zitrone, Salzburg, Austria.
  • Apfelschaumwein:
    Sparkling Wine and Apple Liqueur.
  • Beer Flight.
Dishes from Magnolia Terrace

Magnolia Terrace (American
Adventure)

Food Items:

  • Crawfish Étouffée with Andouille Sausage and Dirty Rice (new).
  • Cajun-style Roasted Oysters.
  • House-made Boudin Two Ways with Spicy Mustard.
  • Pecan Cake with Maple Whipped Cream.
  • Pecan Praline.

Beverages:

  • Bayou Cocktail: Bayou Spiced Rum, Coconut Rum, Fruit Punch, and Minute Maid Orange Juice (new).
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Orange Coriander Wheat Ale, Tampa, Fla. (new).
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Day Light American Light Ale, Asheville, N.C. (new).
  • Parish Brewing Co. Ghost in the Machine Double IPA, Broussard, La.
  • Beer Flight.
Funnel Cake

Funnel Cake (American Adventure)

  • Mini
    Funnel Cake topped with Lemon Cheesecake Ice Cream, Blueberries, and Powdered
    Sugar.
Dishes from Taste of Marrakesh

Taste of
Marrakesh (Morocco)

Food Items:

  • Moroccan Seafood Couscous with Shrimp, Mussels, Olives, Preserved
    Lemons, and Anchovy Breadcrumbs (new).
  • Shakshuka: Moroccan Baked Eggs in a Spiced Eggplant and Tomato
    Stew (new).
  • Lemon Magdalena Cake with Fig Compote and Sangria Gel (plant-based; Garden Graze; new).

Beverages:

  • M.I.A. Beer Company Pink Hibiscus
    Orange Wheat Ale, Doral, Fla. (new).
  • Maeloc Pineapple and Pear Hard
    Cider, Galicia, Spain (new).
  • Sangria.
Items from La Isla Fresca

La Isla Fresca
(Between Morocco and France)

Food
Items:

  • Lamb Curry
    with Sweet Plantains and Rice (gluten/wheat friendly).
  • Sugar Cane
    Shrimp Skewer with Steamed Rice and Coconut-Lime Sauce (gluten/wheat
    friendly).
  • Tropical Mousse Cup: Layers of
    Passion Fruit Cake, Coconut Mousse, and a Tropical Fruit Glaze with Fresh
    Pineapple.

Beverages:

  • Tropical
    Freeze (non-alcoholic).
  • Ivanhoe
    Park Brewing Co. Hibiscus Guavacation Sour Beer, Orlando, Fla. (new).
  • Tropical
    Freeze with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum.
Festival Favorites food items

Festival Favorites (World Showplace)

Food Items:

  • Watermelon Salad with Pickled Onions, Feta, and Balsamic Reduction
    (gluten/wheat
    friendly).
  • Beef Brisket Burnt Ends and Smoked Pork Belly Slider with Garlic
    Sausage, Chorizo, Cheddar Fondue, and House-made Pickle.
  • Fried Green
    Tomatoes with Blue Crab-Fennel Salad, Remoulade, and Smoked Paprika Oil.
  • Key Lime Tart with Toasted Meringue.

Beverages:

  • Frozen Lemonade (non-alcoholic).
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Maple Bacon Stout,
    St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Frozen Lemonade with Firefly
    Blackberry Moonshine.
EPCOT Farmers Feast dishes

EPCOT Farmers
Feast (World Showplace)

Food Items –
Rotating Menu 1:

  • Spring Onion Soup with Crispy Shallots and Micro Chive (new).
  • Duck Confit with Carrot Purée, Roasted Root Vegetables, Rainbow Chard, and Duck Jus (gluten/wheat friendly).
  • Off the “Beet”en Path: Profiteroles with Red Beet Mousse, Golden Beet Pastry Cream, Whipped Goat Cheese Cream, and Candied Walnuts (new).

Beverages:

  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Watermelon Mint
    Wheat Ale, Tampa, Fla. (new).
  • Hibiscus Lemonade Cocktail featuring Islamorada Brewery &
    Distillery Hibiscus Gin (new).
Cider House items

Cider House (World
Showplace)

Food Items:

  • House-made Potato and Cheddar Biscuit with Salmon Tartare.
  • Dark Chocolate Raspberry Tart with
    Whipped Cream.

Beverages:

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Pink Lemonade Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, Fla.
    (new).
  • Bold Rock Watermelon Hard Cider, Nellysford, Va. (new).
  • Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Triple Jam Hard Cider, Armada, Mich. (new).
  • Samuel
    Smith Old Brewery Pure Brewed Organic Lager, Tadcaster, UK.
  • Snakebite:
    Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Triple Jam Hard Cider and Samuel Smith Old Brewery. Pure
    Brewed Organic Lager.
  • Cider
    Flight.
Northern Bloom dishes

Northern Bloom
(Canada)

Food Items:

  • Seared Scallops with French Green Beans, Butter
    Potatoes, Brown Butter Vinaigrette and Apple-wood-smoked Bacon (gluten/wheat
    friendly).
  • Beef Tenderloin Tips, Mushroom Bordelaise Sauce, and
    Whipped Potatoes with Garden Vegetables.
  • Griddled Maple Pound Cake with Warm Peach Compote
    and Sweet Corn Gelato.

Beverages:

  • Maple Popcorn Shake (non-alcoholic).
  • 81Bay
    Brewing Apricot with Maple Syrup, Tampa, Fla.
  • Collective Arts Brewing Blackberry Fruit Beer,
    Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Goose Island Beer Company Lost Palate Hazy IPA with
    Mango and Cinnamon, Chicago, Ill. (new).
  • Maple Popcorn Shake
    with Tap 357 Maple Rye Whisky.
  • Beer Flight.
Items from Jardin de Fiestas

Jardin de Fiestas
(Mexico)

Food Items:

  • Tostada de Cochinita: Braised Pork on a Crispy Corn Tortilla with
    Black Beans topped with Pickled Onions, Mango-Habanero Relish, and Oregano (gluten/wheat
    friendly).
  • Taco Vampiro: Braised Beef on a Corn Tortilla with Crispy Grilled
    Monterey Jack Cheese and Salsa Ranchera (gluten/wheat friendly).
  • Sope de Chorizo: Plant-based Ground Chorizo on Fried Corn Dough
    with Black Beans and Avocado Mousse (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based).

Beverages:

  • Passion Fruit Margarita: Corazón de Agave Blanco Tequila, Passion Fruit Purée, Lime Juice, Nixta Corn Liqueur, and a hint of smoke with
    a Hibiscus Flower Salt Rim.
  • The Garden Margarita: Ojo de Tigre Mezcal, Lettuce Juice,
    Ancho Reyes Chile Verde Liqueur, Lime Juice, Gracias a Dios Agave Gin, and a
    Sprig of Thyme.
  • Tulum Mexican Craft Beer with Floater: Artisanal Lager with
    Citrus notes made with Caribbean Seawater and served with an Elderflower
    Liqueur Floater.
Items from Lotus House

Lotus House
(China)

Food Items:

  • Papa Cakes: Potato Cakes filled with Shrimp and Water Chestnuts
    served with House-made Strawberry Sauce (new).
  • Bon Bon Chicken Skewer with Sesame and
    Peanut Sauce.
  • House-made Crab and Cheese Wontons.

Beverages:

  • “Panda”
    Bubble Tea: Classic Milk Tea with Black and White Boba Pearls (non-alcoholic).
  • Jasmine
    Draft Beer.
  • Marco Boba:
    Amaretto, Iced Coffee, Milk, and Boba.
  • Kung Fu
    Punch: Vodka, Triple Sec, Mango Syrup, Orange Juice, and Soda Water.
  • Tang Dynasty: Jose Cuervo Especial Tequila Gold,
    Light Rum, Strawberry Syrup, Piña Colada Mix, White Boba Pearls, and Soda Water (new).
Dishes from Primavera Kitchen

Primavera Kitchen
(Italy)

Food Items:

  • Margherita: Rustic Italian Flatbread with Tomato
    Sauce and Mozzarella.
  • Arancini: Sweet Sausage Fried Risotto Balls with
    Pomodoro Sauce.
  • Traditional Sicilian Cannoli: Crisp Pastry filled
    with Sweet Ricotta, Chocolate, and Candied Orange.

Beverages:

  • Peroni
    Pilsner.
  • Pinot Grigio.
  • Chianti.
  • Prosecco.
  • Rosa Regale.
  • Moscato.
  • Italian
    White Sangria with Prosecco.
  • Italian Red
    Sangria with Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Italian
    Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila.
Dishes from Hanami

Hanami (Japan)

Food Items:

  • Frushi: Strawberry, Pineapple, and
    Cantaloupe wrapped in Sweet Rice and Pink Soy Wrap served with Whipped Cream,
    Drizzled Berry Sauce, and Toasted Coconut.
  • Shrimp and Crab with Spicy Mayonnaise and Cucumber Slices finished
    with Creamy Avocado and Violet Sauce (new).
  • Soy-glazed Pork Shank with Truffle
    Mashed Potatoes, Crispy Lotus Flower, Garlic Chips, and Green Onion.

Beverages:

  • Sakura Zen Ale.
  • Pineapple Sake.
  • Blood Orange Sour with Fresh Mint (new). 
Fleur de Lys food items

Fleur de Lys
(France)

Food Items:

  • Tarte aux
    Oignons Caramélisés et Chèvre: Goat Cheese Tart with
    Caramelized Onions on a flaky Pastry Crust.
  • Canard Confit à l’Orange aux Gnocchi à la Parisienne: Braised Duck Confit
    à l’Orange
    with Parisian Gnocchi (new).
  • Macaron au
    Chocolate en Sucette: Large Chocolate Macaron Lollipop.
  • Beignet Caramélisé, Fourré Crème Vanille, Glacé au Caramel Fleur
    de Sel: Caramelized Beignet filled with Vanilla Cream and Glazed with Caramel
    Fleur de Sel (new).

Beverages:

  • Kronenbourg
    Blanc 1664 Draft Beer.
  • VeRy
    Raspberry: Rosé Wine with
    Natural Raspberry Flavor.
  • Chardonnay, Le Vieux Manoir (new).
  • Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec
    Blend, Château Lorient
    (new).
  • La Vie en
    Rose Frozen Slushy: Vodka, Grey Goose L’Orange Vodka, St. Germain Liqueur,
    White and Red Cranberry Juice.
Joffrey's beverages

Joffrey’s

  • Future World East: Bloomin’
    Berry: Frozen Lemon and Blackberry Syrup with a splash of Vodka (new).
  • Showcase Plaza: Citrus
    Sunrise: Frozen Lemon and Passion Fruit with Mandarin Vodka (new).
  • The American Adventure: Bubbly
    Brew: Jameson® Cold Brew Whiskey and Coffee with a splash of Coke®(new).
  • Canada: Spring Flurry: Frozen Lemon and
    Cinnamon Whiskey (new).

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