Thursday, October 2, 2008

Welcome Center


New Zeland sign

Champagne - France

Lamb - New Zeland

Eggplant Puree - Istambul

Baklava - Istambul



Mofongo- Puerto Rico


Sunday, September 21, 2008

2007 Photos

World Showcase kiosks

Athens, Greece – Greek Salad, Spanakopita
Barcelona, Spain: Cold Tomato and Garlic Soup, Seared Tuna Loin with Roasted Red Peppers
Bolonga, Italy: Baked Ziti, Mascarpone Cream Puff with Gianduja Chocolate
Boston – Hops & Barley: Boston Crab Cake, New England Lobster Roll
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Beef & Corn Casserole, Grilled Beef with Chimichurri
Cape Town, South Africa: Durban Spiced Chicken, Bobotie with Mango Chutney
Cork, Ireland: Potato Leek Soup with an Irish Cheddar Cheese Stick, Irish Cheese
Selection with Apple Chutney and Brown Bread
European Cheesemonger: Selection of Dutch, Spanish and Italian Cheese
Great Beers
Istanbul, Turkey: Manti with Yogurt Sauce, Baklava
Krakow , Poland: Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup, Keilbasa with Potato Pierogies
Louisiana, USA: Crawfish Etoufée, Seafood Gumbo and Praline Bread Pudding
Lyon, France: Escargot Persillade en Brioche, Quiche Provençal, Crème Brulée au Chocolat Marrakesh, Morocco: Kefta, Spicy Chicken Roll
Melbourne, Australia: Barramundi Fish, Grilled Lamb Chops
Mexico City, Mexico: Chilaquiles, Quesadilla con Chorizo
Montreal, Canada: Cheddar Cheese Soup, Maple Glazed Salmon, Maple Custard with Almond Crumble
Munich, Germany: Spaetzle with Creamy Mushroom Ragout, Apple Strudel
New Delhi, India: Samosa with Tamarind Sauce, Mango Mousse
Reims – Champagne: Selection of Moët & Chandon Champagnes, French Chocolates
San Francisco, USA: Seared Beef Medallion with Cheese Polenta, California Strawberry Shortcake
San Juan, Puerto Rico: Mofungo with Shrimp Salsa, Brazo Gitano
Santiago, Chile: Empanada, Dulce de Leche
Tokyo, Japan: California Sushi Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll
Vienna, Austria: Tafelspitz, Beef Goulash
Wellington, New Zealand: Lamb Slider, Kiwi Meringue Tart

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Eat to the Beat Concert Series - 2008

As with all Disney events, themed entertainment is part of the festivities. Visitors to the Food and Wine Festival can “Eat to the Beat!”

The following line-up of performers is scheduled for the 2008"Eat to the Beat" Concert Series:

-09/26 - 09/27 - Big Bad Voo Doo Daddy
-09/28 - 09/30 - Sheena Easton
-10/01 - 10/04 - Starship starring Mickey Thomas
-10/05 - 10/07 - En Vogue
-10/08 - 10/09 - Johnny Lang
-10/10 - 10/12 - Peabo Bryson
-10/13 - 10/14 - Sister Hazel
-10/15 - 10/16 - David Sanborn
-10/17 - 10/18 - Jon Secada
-10/19 - 10/21 - Spyro Gyra
-10/22 - 10/23 - Otis Day & The Knights
-10/24 - 10/26 - Exposé
-10/27 - 10/28 - Kool & The Gang
-10/29 - 10/30 - Boyz II Men
-10/31 - 11/02 - Atlanta Rhythm Section
-11/03 - 11/05 - David Cassidy
-11/06 - 11/07 - Night Ranger
-11/08 - 11/09 - Los Lobos

Performances are at 5:45, 7:15 and 8:30 at the American Gardens Theater.

13th Annual Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival

September 26, 2008 – November 9, 2008

Embark on an epicurean adventure as the 13th Annual Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival showcases the flavors of the world. Explore marketplaces featuring regional foods, wines, and beers. Learn from renowned chefs and winemakers at special programs and demonstrations, and sample the finest cuisine from around the globe. Savor the sizzling sounds of the Eat to the Beat concert series, presenting a stellar line-up of popular musical acts.

For more information, visit the hub at the Festival Welcome Center, where you'll also find the Festival Wine Shop, the Wonders Bar for champagne and wine, and the official book-signing location for celebrity chefs and authors. Venture inside the Stockpot shop and check out its marvelous merchandise, including the marketplace cookbook and a special festival edition of the Disney Gift Card, which provides a handy way to pay for so much fun at the Festival!

There are marketplaces featuring food, wine and beer The appetizer sized portions usually range in price from 2.00 - $5.00 and provide the perfect opportunity to try the traditional cuisine from around the world.