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Disney Springs hosts 2024 Flavors of Florida Food Festival

Walt Disney World has announced that Flavors of Florida – presented by CORKCICLE will return to Disney Springs this summer! Beginning July 1st and running through August 11, 2024, guests will have the opportunity to taste some must-try menu items at more than 40 locations across Disney Springs.

From July 1 to August 11, 2024, get a taste of the Sunshine State and delight in local flavors—only at Disney Springs!

Culinary Series

Learn tricks of the trade during lively demonstrations from renowned chefs during Disney Springs Flavors of Florida.

A Florida Key West Pink Shrimp Salad on a plate from Morimoto Asia

Morimoto Asia

Witness chef Takeshi Ikeuchi prepare the Florida Key West Pink Shrimp Salad—green tea-infused Japanese soba noodles tossed with shrimp, radishes, carrots, cucumbers, lettuce and ponzu sauce.

About the Chef

Chef Takeshi Ikeuchi draws on more than 20 years of industry experience to continue refining his skills as executive chef in Morimoto Asia’s fast-paced kitchen, bringing culinary magic and joy to Guests.

About the Event
Registration will be available via the Disney Springs Instagram page. Stay tuned to book your spot.

A plate of Wild Mushroom Gnocchi topped with shaved parmesan cheese from Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill.

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

Set your sights on chef Mike Tiva as he creates Mushroom Gnocchi—ricotta gnocchi topped with roasted Fungi Jon mushrooms, balsamic glazed shallots, wild arugula and shaved pecorino cheese.
About the Chef
Chef Mike Tiva brings his wealth of knowledge and more than 19 years of experience with the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group to Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Disney Springs. His menu is filled with seasonal fish, vegetables and fruits from local farmers.
About the Event
Registration will be available via the Disney Springs Instagram page. Stay tuned to book your spot.

Chef Maneet Chauhan blows a powder into the air.

eet by Maneet Chauhan

Watch chef Maneet Chauhan cook up Sloppy Joe Rock Shrimp—Florida rock shrimp seasoned with ginger, garlic and cilantro, served with kachumber salad.
About the Chef
Maneet Chauhan is an award-winning chef, author, television personality and founding partner and president of Morph Hospitality Group in Nashville. In the fall of 2023, chef Chauhan expanded her restaurant group to Orlando with the opening of eet by Maneet Chauhan. She also won Guy Fieri’s Tournament of Champions in 2021 and 2024—making her the first-ever two-time champ.
About the Event
Registration will be available via the Disney Springs Instagram page. Stay tuned to book your spot.

Orange Pilsner goat cheese dip, potato chips and a can of Orange Pilsner beer from Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar.

Disney Springs Culinary

See Chef Georg Paulussen make two delicious menu items featuring the new Sunshine Stroll Orange Pilsner:

  • Orange Pilsner Goat Cheese Dip—goat cheese whipped with beer and peppadew peppers
  • St. Augustine Pepper Frites—crispy pork with datil pepper sauce, complemented by beer cheese sauce, Florida hearts of palm and chayote squash
About the Chef
Chef Georg Paulussen has 44 years of worldwide culinary experience. He has been featured in documentaries on the Discovery and Travel channels and has appeared on various cooking shows around the globe. Chef Paulussen now serves as a regional executive chef at Walt Disney World Resort.
About the Event
Registration will be available via the Disney Springs Instagram page. Stay tuned to book your spot.

Key West Shrimp with fresh citrus salsa on a plate from Summer House on the Lake.

Summer House on the Lake

Learn from chef Josh Williams as he makes Key West Shrimp Tostones—Key West shrimp with tostones, chile verde, Florida citrus salsa and black beans.
About the Chef
Executive chef Josh Williams enjoys utilizing the region’s best seasonal and local ingredients to create Summer House on the Lake’s menu of fresh, coastal-inspired dishes.
About the Event
Registration will be available via the Disney Springs Instagram page. Stay tuned to book your spot.

A plate of roasted golden tilefish with coconut ginger rice and a mixed drink from The Boathouse.

The BOATHOUSE
Witness chef Bradley Warner cook Roasted Golden Tilefish—paired with coconut ginger rice, topped with citrus escabeche and served with a cilantro aïoli.
About the Chef
Brad Warner was born and raised near Tampa, Florida, where his passion for food began early, fueled by watching countless cooking shows on PBS. Now, as executive chef of The BOATHOUSE Orlando at Disney Springs, Brad is thrilled to lead the kitchen at one of the nation’s most successful independent restaurants.
About the Event
Registration will be available via the Disney Springs Instagram page. Stay tuned to book your spot.

Visit DisneySprings.com/CulinarySeries to learn more and to register. And, be sure to check out these locations’ Flavors of Florida offerings as well!

New! Flavors of Florida Pairing Events

Sip and savor Florida-inspired flavors at events hosted by Disney Springs restaurants.

A Tampa style Cuban Sandwich with toasted chips from Chef Art Smiths Homecomin’

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’Sit down, relax and enjoy a 3-course brunch hosted by 2-time James Beard Award winner—and Florida native—Chef Art Smith! Delight in a Southern culinary repast with drink pairings inspired by the farms and purveyors of Hamilton County, Florida. Highlights of the meal include:

  • Cuban Sandwich with Church Lady Deviled Eggs and Fried Green Tomatoes paired with a Florida Crush cocktail
  • Your choice between a Hallelujah Biscuit, Fried Chicken & Donuts or Fried Egg & Avocado Toast paired with a Southern Mary cocktail
  • A family-style platter of mini donuts paired with an Espresso Martini

About the Event

Book your spot now for the July 8, 2024 event.

Book your spot now for the July 11, 2024 event.

A bowl of Cedar Key Littleneck clams and grilled bread from Paddlefish

PaddlefishCalling all seafood lovers—make your way over to this waterside location at Disney Springs for a 5-course dinner paired with exquisite wines. Delicious pairings include:

  • Cedar Key Surf & Turf with Spanish Cava Mas Fi
  • Etouffe with Paddlefish White
  • Tilefish with Sauvignon Blanc Fire Road
  • Braised Short Ribs with Paddlefish Red Blend
  • Key Lime Brulee with Cht. De Cosse, Sauternes

About the Event

  • Date: July 9, 2024
  • When: 6:00 PM
  • Where: Paddlefish

Book your spot now and learn more about this event.

A chef offers 2 people samples from a charcuterie plate

Wine Bar George – A Restaurant & BarJoin Master Sommelier George Miliotes for a multi-course lunch featuring delectable Florida-inspired cuisine. Indulge in some Sunshine State favorites—from scallops to key lime pie—alongside expertly paired wines. During your meal, members of the culinary and sommelier teams will visit to talk about the pairing process.

Your meal will consist of the following courses:

  • The Big Board (6 artisanal cheeses and 5 artisanal meats) paired with Saint Hilaire Crémant de Limoux Brut Rosé
  • Grilled Scallop Ceviche paired with a Florida Frojito
  • Citrus Cured Pork Loin paired with La Kiuva Picotendeo – Valle d’Aosta, Italy
  • White Chocolate Cake with Florida Peach Ice Cream paired with Ordóñez, N° 1 Selección Especial, Muscat – Málaga, Spain

About the Event

Book your spot now for the July 12, 2024 event.

Book your spot now for the August 2, 2024 event.

Menu is subject to change.

Three friends sitting at a table with glasses filled with various beers from City Works Eatery and Pour House Orlando

City Works Eatery & Pour HouseVisit this upbeat restaurant and bar for a flavorful 4-course dining experience. Throughout the night, you will enjoy the following meal and beer pairings:

  • Jerk Chicken Empanadas with Persimmon Hollow Brewing – Daytona Dirty Blonde
  • Fried Green Tomato Salad with Playalinda Brewing Co. – Robonaut Red Ale
  • Braised Short Ribs with Bold City Brewery – Duke’s Cold Nose Brown Ale
  • Fried Orange Cheesecake with Home State Brewing Co. – Oh My Gatos!

About the Event

Book your spot now and learn more about this event.

A pan of Arroz con Verduras from Jaleo by José Andrés

Jaleo by José AndrésSavor the flavor of authentic Spanish cuisine during this charming dinner experience. The experience begins with a 30-minute reception where you can sip cocktails, sample bites of food and mingle. Mixologists, bar managers and chefs will join you to talk about the inspiration behind the event. For the rest of the evening, dine on an 8-course meal, including:

  • Florida Tomato Tartar with Baby Romaine Lettuce
  • Mixed Green Salad with Strawberries and Granny Smith Apples
  • Josper Grilled Florida Spiny Lobster with Sautéed White Beans
  • Texturas of Florida Grapefruit and Yogurt Olive Oil Ice Cream

Throughout the evening, you may choose to pair these dishes with:

  • Sangria with Florida Citrus
  • Local Florida Beer
  • Agua Frescas or a mocktail

About the Event

Book your spot now for the July 30, 2024 event.

Book your spot now for the August 6, 2024 event.

A couple enjoying cocktails at The Edison in Disney Springs

The EdisonRaise your spirits at the only pairing event where you’ll make your own cocktails. Follow along with senior mixologists as you prepare 3 dazzling concoctions made with local ingredients. Pair your sips with tasty lite bites, including:

  • Honey Roasted Nuts
  • Key West Pink Shrimp and Corn Hushpuppies
  • A circuit board of Country Ham and House Buttermilk Biscuits

About the Event

  • Date: July 6 and July 27, 2024
  • When: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Where: The Edison

SOLD OUT Book your spot now for the July 6, 2024 event.

SOLD OUT Book your spot now for the July 27, 2024 event.

2024 Flavors of Florida Food and Beverage Offerings

  • An Orange Bird dome shaped cake on a plate from Amorettes Patisserie
    Amorette’s Patisserie
  • A Ybor city cuban dog with mojo pork, pickles, mustard and Swiss cheese from B B Wolfs Sausage Company
    B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co.

     

  • A plate of roasted golden tilefish with coconut ginger rice and a mixed drink from The Boathouse
    The BOATHOUSE
  • Tampa style Cuban Sandwich with toasted chips from Chef Art Smiths Homecomin’
    Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

     

  • A person holding a Sunshine Shake topped with whipped cream and an orange slice from Chicken Guy
    Chicken Guy!
  • The Sandwich Cubano with plantain chips and avocado dip from Cilantro Urban Eatery Food Truck
    Cilantro Urban Eatery Food Truck

     

  • A plate of Pork Belly Burnt End Tacos from City Works Eatery & Pour House
    City Works Eatery & Pour House
  • An Orange Cream Float on a counter from the Coca Cola Store Rooftop Beverage Bar
    Coca-Cola Store Rooftop Beverage Bar

     

  • A plate of French fries with crispy pork and onions on top from The Daily Poutine
    The Daily Poutine

     

  • Dockside Margaritas

     

  • A Citrus Burger with grapefruit jam and lettuce from D Luxe Burger
    D-Luxe Burger

     

  • A Datil Pepper Cuban Sandwich from Earl of Sandwich on a table
    Earl of Sandwich
  • A Sunny Disposition porthole cocktail with fruit inside it from The Edison
    The Edison
  • A Rock Shrimp Sloppy Joe sandwich with vegetables from eet by Maneet Chauhan
    eet by Maneet Chauhan
  • A glass of Southeastern Sangria with fruit from Enzo’s Hideaway and Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante
    Enzo’s Hideaway and Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante
  • An Orange Blossom Bomb Cupcake with an orange slice on top from Erin McKennas Bakery N Y C
    Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC
    A Strawberry Shortcake Donut in a box from Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew
    Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew

     

  • A Sunshine State Margarita with black ant salt on the rim from Frontera Cocina
    Frontera Cocina
  • A cup of Mickey Milk Chocolates covered with crispy chocolate pearls from The Ganachery
    The Ganachery
  • A Key Lime Pie Shake from Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
    Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
  • A stack of Key Lime Pie Cake Bars from Gideons Bakehouse
    Gideon’s Bakehouse
  • A Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich with French fries from House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
    House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
  • A pan of Arroz con Verduras from Jaleo by José Andrés
    Jaleo by José Andrés
  • Orange Pilsner goat cheese dip, potato chips and a can of Orange Pilsner beer from Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar
    Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar
  • A Florida Key West Pink Shrimp Salad on a plate from Morimoto Asia
    Morimoto Asia
  • A Tequila Sunrise cocktail with an orange wedge from Outdoor Vending
    Outdoor Vending
  • A bowl of Cedar Key Littleneck clams and grilled bread from Paddlefish
    Paddlefish
    A plate of Key West Shrimp Ceviche and tortilla chips from Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas
    Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas
  • An Orange Grove cocktail with an orange wedge from Planet Hollywood
    Planet Hollywood
  • Smoked Black Drum Fish with Arugula salad on a plate from The Polite Pig
    The Polite Pig
  • A slice of Florida Strawberry Cheesecake with fresh fruit from Rainforest Cafe at Disney Springs Marketplace
    Rainforest Cafe at Disney Springs Marketplace
  • A hand holding an ice cream cone filled with Exquisito Guanabana Stracciatella from Salt & Straw
    Salt & Straw
  • A plate of Jalapeno Shrimp Poppers with Chili Lime sauce from Splitsville Dining Room
    Splitsville Dining Room
  • A Cubano sandwich and French fries on a plate from STK Steakhouse
    STK Steakhouse
  • Key West Shrimp with fresh citrus salsa on a plate from Summer House on the Lake
    Summer House on the Lake
  • A person holding an Orange Sorbet Churro from Sunshine Churros at Disney Springs Marketplace
    Sunshine Churros at Disney Springs Marketplace
  • An Orange Bird Float with an Orange Bird cutout and sticker that reads ‘Disney Springs Flavors of Florida’
    Swirls on the Water
  • A Wondermade Key Lime Strawberry Shortcake in a glass from Terralina Crafted Italian
    Terralina Crafted Italian
  • A plate of Florida Strawberry Shortcake Skewers and vanilla ice cream from T Rex
    T-REX
  • Key Lime Tiramisu in a glass from Vivoli il Gelato
    Vivoli il Gelato
    An Orange Dream granita beverage on a table from Wetzels Pretzels
    Wetzel’s Pretzels Kiosk
  • A plate of Grilled Scallop Ceviche from Wine Bar George A Restaurant & Bar
    Wine Bar George – A Restaurant & Bar
  • A plate of Wild Mushroom Gnocchi topped with shaved parmesan cheese from Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill
    Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill
  • Eight Key Lime Pie Marshmallows and 2 key limes on a table from Wondermade
    Wondermade
  • A Florida Fresh Poke Bowl on a table from YeSake Kiosk
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