Foodie Guide to the 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Presented by AdventHealth – Opening Nov. 26

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Karen McClintock

Our Disney chefs and mixologists are busy as elves creating tasty holiday dishes for the upcoming EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth. I am so excited to share every delicious detail!

This year’s festival runs Nov. 26 through Dec. 30, 2021, and celebrates cherished holiday traditions from around the globe, with a variety of yuletide decorations, family-friendly activities, and the return of the beloved long-standing tradition of “Candlelight Processional.”

And what makes this festival even more magical is the added EARidescent shimmer of The World’s Most Magical Celebration, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort found throughout the park. Be sure to check
out the named neighborhoods as part of the EPCOT transformation, including World Discovery, World Nature, World Celebration, and World Showcase.

Of course, what are holidays without delicious food and drink? The 14 Holiday Kitchens are scattered throughout all 11 World Showcase pavilions and beyond offering returning fan-favorites and delicious classic holiday dishes and festive beverages.

The fun Holiday Cookie Stroll is back this year with a sweet cookie scavenger hunt. The Festival Passport lists the five official Holiday Cookie Stroll locations, and each stop will offer a delicious cookie for purchase and a stamp for your Festival Passport. Once you’ve collected all five stamps, bring your Festival Passport to the Holiday Sweets & Treats Holiday Kitchen to receive a 50th anniversary celebration cookie! Complete your Holiday Cookie Stroll at your leisure – you can even bring back your stamped Festival Passport to EPCOT at any time during the festival to complete your stroll.

And don’t forget to stop by The American Adventure rotunda, where the EPCOT pastry chefs have recreated the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther
King, Jr. Memorial, and The American Adventure building in miniature gingerbread versions.

So, without any further delay, here is the Foodie Guide to the 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth. Happy Holidays!

Kālua Pork with Okinawa Purple Sweet Potatoes and Mango Salad and Haupia from Mele Kalikimaka

Mele Kalikimaka
(Near Port of Entry)

Food Items:

  • Kālua Pork
    with Okinawa Purple Sweet Potatoes and Mango Salad
  • Lomi Lomi
    Salmon with Tomatoes, Onions, Salmon Roe, Yuzu-Mayonnaise, and Yucca Chips (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Haupia: Hawaiian Coconut Pudding with Candied Macadamia Nuts
    and Coconut

Beverages:

  • Hawaiian Pale Wheat
    Ale (New Item)
  • Sparkling
    Pineapple Wine, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Melon Breeze with
    Spiced Rum

Select Dishes featuring Melissa’s Produce.

Items from Chestnuts & Good Cheer Holiday Kitchen

Chestnuts &
Good Cheer Holiday Kitchen (Near Disney Traders)

Food Items:

  • Cinnamon-glazed
    Almonds (Gluten/Wheat Friendly; (New Item)
  • Cinnamon-glazed
    Cashews (Gluten/Wheat Friendly; New Item)
  • Cinnamon-glazed
    Pecans (Gluten/Wheat Friendly; New Item)
  • Fire-roasted
    Chestnuts (Gluten/Wheat Friendly; New Item)

Beverages:

  • AMERICAN
    HERITAGE Gourmet Hot Cocoa (Non-alcoholic; New Item)
  • T.G. Lee Eggnog
    (nonalcoholic)
  • Sweet Nutty
    Stout, Orlando (New Item)
  • AMERICAN
    HERITAGE Gourmet Hot Cocoa with Peanut Butter Whiskey, Whipped Cream, and
    Candied Nuts (New Item)
  • T.G. Lee Eggnog
    with Peanut
    Butter Whiskey (New Item)
Peppermint Sundae and Exclusive Redemption Cookie from Holiday Sweets & Treats

Holiday Sweets
& Treats (Near Port of Entry):

Food Items:

  • Peppermint Sundae: Chocolate
    ice cream, whipped cream, and peppermint candy (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Exclusive Redemption Cookie (Holiday Cookie Stroll)

Beverages:

  • Hot Cocoa (nonalcoholic)
  • Chocolate Peppermint Shake
    featuring Twinings Peppermint Cheer Tea (nonalcoholic)
  • Eggnog White Porter
  • Coquito Beer (New Item)
  • S’mores Black Lager (New Item)
  • Hot Cocoa with assorted
    alcoholic cordials
  • Chocolate Peppermint Shake
    featuring Twinings Peppermint Cheer Tea and Whipped Cream Vodka
  • Beer Flight
Red Velvet Mini Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Icing, Salted Caramel Spaceship Earth Cookie,Snowball Cookies and Gingerbread Cookies from Holiday Hearth Desserts

Holiday Hearth
Desserts (Near Port of Entry)

Food Items:

  • Red Velvet
    Mini Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Icing
  • Salted
    Caramel Spaceship Earth Cookie
  • Snowball
    Cookies
  • Peppermint
    Bark(Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Mouse
    Crunch
  • Gingerbread
    Cookie (Holiday Cookie Stroll)

Beverages:

  • Hot Cocoa (nonalcoholic)
  • Cinnamon
    Apple Cider (Non-alcoholic; New Item)
  • Cocoa Candy Cane: Hot cocoa with
    peppermint schnapps
Turkey Poutine from Refreshment Port

Refreshment Port
(Near Canada)

Food Items:

  • Coquito Soft-Serve Waffle Cone (New Item)
  • Turkey Poutine – French fries with turkey gravy, cranberry
    relish, and crispy onions

Beverages:

  • Cranberry Hard Cider (New Item)
  • Pumpkin Spice Ginger Cocktail (New Item)
  • Coquito Soft-serve with Spiced Rum (New Item)

Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)

Food Items:

  • Seared
    Scallops with Parsnip Silk, Apple Chutney, and Hazelnut Croquant
  • Beef
    Bourguignon with Crushed Potatoes
  • Maple Bûche
    de Noël: Maple mousse and cranberry rolled in gingerbread chiffon cake
  • SNICKERS-Doodle Cookie made with SNICKERS bar pieces (Holiday Cookie Stroll; New Item)

Beverages:

  • Frozen Coffee
    (nonalcoholic)
  • Maple Cinnamon
    Coffee Beer
  • Maple Cookie
    Blonde Ale (New Item)
  • Peanut Butter
    & Banana Porter (New Item)
  • Icewine,
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
  • Red Wine,
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
  • Frozen Coffee
    with Whisky
  • Beer Flight

Select Dishes featuring Melissa’s
Produce

L’Chaim! Holiday
Kitchen (Between France and Morocco)

Food Items:

  • Pastrami on Rye with House-made Pickles and Deli Mustard
  • Smoked Salmon Potato Latke (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Potato Latkes (Gluten/Wheat
    Friendly; Plant-based)
  • Sufganiyot: Mini jelly-filled donuts
  • Black and White Cookie (Plant-based; Holiday Cookie Stroll)

Beverages:

  • Hanukkah Beer
  • Blue Cosmo Cocktail

Tangierine Café:
Flavors of the Medina

Food Items:

  • Grilled Kebabs with Carrot-Chickpea Salad and
    Garlic Aïoli (New Item)

    • Lamb Kefta (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
    • Harissa Chicken (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Stone-baked Moroccan Bread with Hummus, Fig
    Tapenade, and Zhoug Dip
  • Almond-spiced Cake with Ginger Mousse, Orange
    Ganache, and Sesame Tuile (New Item)

Beverages:

  • Lavender Apple
    Hard Cider (New Item)

    • Ginger Tumeric Hard
      Cider
    • Spicy Nutmeg Hard Cider
    • Fig Cocktail with Sparkling Wine, Fig Vodka,
      and Cranberry Juice (New Item)
    • Cider Flight

American Holiday Table

Food Items:

  • Slow-roasted Turkey with BEN’S ORIGINAL Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Green
    Beans, and Cranberry Sauce
  • Holiday Pot Pie with Jackfruit, Mushrooms, Carrots, Peas, Onions, and
    Puff Pastry (Plant-based)
  • Pumpkin Gingerbread Cheesecake with Cranberry Whipped Cream and Candied
    Pumpkin Seeds   
  • Chocolate
    Crinkle Cookie made with DOVE Dark Chocolate (Holiday Cookie Stroll)

Beverages:

  • Bright White Ale
  • Eggnog White Porter
  • Peppermint Chocolate Stout
  • Regional
    White Wine
  • Regional Red
    Wine
  • Beer Flight

Select Dishes featuring Melissa’s
Produce

Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)

Food Items:

  • Pork
    Schnitzel with Mushroom Sauce, Spätzle, and Braised Red Cabbage
  • Cheese Fondue
    in a Bread Bowl with Steamed Baby Vegetables and Marble Potatoes
  • Linzer Cookie
    (Holiday
    Cookie Stroll)

Beverages:

  • Hard Apple
    Cider
  • German-style
    Gold Lager (New Item)
  • Doppelbock
    Beer
  • Regional
    Riesling
  • Glühwein:
    House-made hot spiced wine
  • Beer Flight

Select
Dishes featuring Melissa’s Produce

Refreshment
Outpost:

Food Items:

  • Coconut-Pineapple
    Cake with DOLE Whip (New Item)

Beverages:

  • Midnight Lager (New Item)
  • Nairobi Coffee
    Dark Beer (New Item)

The Donut Box (Near Test Track presented by Chevrolet)

Food Items

  • Pumpkin Cake
    Donut with Pumpkin Spice Icing (New Item)
  • Holiday Donut
    with Coconut and Crisp Pearls (New Item)
  • Chocolate
    Peppermint Donut (New Item)
  • Eggnog-Cream-filled
    Donut with Cinnamon Icing and Crumbled Gingersnap Cookies (New Item)

Beverages:

  • Gingerbread
    Milkshake (nonalcoholic)
  • Gingerbread Stout (New
    Item
    )
  • Gingerbread
    Milkshake with Whipped Cream Vodka

Le Marché de Noël Holiday Kitchen (France)

Food Items:

  • Napoleon de
    Saumon Fumé en Brioche: Smoked salmon napoleon with layers of smoked salmon,
    dill mousse, and crème fraîche mousse served in brioche (New Item)
  • Dinde Forestière,
    Patates Douces Rôties: Turkey with bacon, mushrooms, and onions in a mustard
    cream sauce served with roasted sweet potatoes (New Item)
  • Bûche de Noël
    Chocolat Blanc, Framboise: Chocolate Christmas log with chocolate biscuit,
    white chocolate mousse, raspberry cream, and chocolate fudge coating (New
    Item
    )

Beverages:

  • Frozen Hot
    Chocolate Martini: Vanilla vodka, vodka, chocolate milk, and whipped cream
  • Cabernet
    Sauvignon
  • Rosé Sparkling
    Wine
  • Cranberry Mimosa:
    Sparkling wine with orange juice and cranberry syrup

Tuscany Holiday
Kitchen (Italy)

Food Items:

  • Mezzelune
    Croccanti: Crispy half-moon breaded mozzarella-filled ravioli with pomodoro
    sauce  (New Item)
  • Ravioli: Shrimp
    ravioli in scampi sauce with white wine, garlic, lemon zest, and parsley (New
    Item
    )
  • Bomboloni alla
    Cioccolato-Nocciola: Chocolate-filled Italian doughnut with chocolate-hazelnut
    spread and powdered sugar (New Item)

Beverages:

  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chianti
  • Prosecco
  • Sparkling Red
    Wine
  • Moscato
  • Italian White
    Sangria with Prosecco
  • Italian Red
    Sangria with Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Italian Margarita
    with Tequila and Limoncello
  • Pilsner

Lotus Blossom Café (China) Food Items:

  • House-made
    Cheesy Crab Wontons

Beverages:

  • Fireworks:
    Tequila gold, vodka, orange juice, and mango syrup

Shi Wasu Holiday
Kitchen (Japan)

Food Items:

  • Chirashi Sushi
    Tree: Sashimi-grade tuna, salmon, ikura, and yellowtail with vegetables
    decorated on an artistic bed of rice to celebrate the holidays
  • New Year
    Celebration Soba: Buckwheat soba noodle in a hot dashi soup with shrimp
    tempura, fish cake, shiitake mushrooms, and chopped green onion
  • Mont Blanc Tart:
    Matcha mousse tart with a sweet red bean center sprinkled with konpeito sugar
    candy

Beverages:

  • Chocolate Banana
    Boba: Cocoa, Japanese milky drink, banana syrup, and strawberry popping boba
    pearls (nonalcoholic; New Item)
  • Sparkling Plum
    Wine (New Item)
  • Chocolate Tokyo
    Banana: Cocoa, Japanese milky drink, banana syrup, and vodka (New Item)
  • Pomegranate Draft
    Lager: Rice lager with hints of pomegranate and lemon (New Item)

Las Posadas
Holiday Kitchen (Mexico)

Food Items:

  • Giant Tostada de
    Chorizo: Chorizo served on a giant tostada with chipotle black bean purée,
    salsa verde, queso cotija, crema mexicana, and pickled onion
  • Tamal de
    Barbacoa: Shredded barbacoa beef in a corn masa topped with ranchera salsa,
    queso cotija, and crema Mexicana (Gluten/Wheat Friendly; New Item)
  • Dulce de Leche
    Churros sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar

Beverages:

  • Cranberry-Cinnamon
    Margarita: Apple-cinnamon infused mezcal, cranberry juice, orange liqueur, and
    lime juice with a cinnamon-sugar rim (New Item)
  • Horchata
    Margarita: Tequila blanco, corn whiskey, horchata, and cinnamon horchata rum
  • Mistletoe
    Cerveza: Lager with blackcurrant liqueur (New Item)

Funnel Cake

Food Item:

  • Mini Pumpkin Pie Funnel Cake:  Pumpkin funnel cake topped
    with ice cream, whipped cream, and graham cracker crumbles (New Item)

Joffrey’s Coffee
& Tea Company

Beverage:

  • Carolers’ Cold Brew – Joffrey’s French Roast Cold Brew with brown
    butter toffee, swiss chocolate syrup, and sweet cream topped with whipped cream
    and TWIX bar pieces (New Item)

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth is available with valid theme park admission and a park reservation for the same date. For more information, visit EPCOTHoliday.com. Don’t forget to share your favorite festival dishes on social media using #EPCOTHoliday or #DisneyWorld50

(Note: All offerings are subject to change.)

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