Foodie Guide to the 2022 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival Blooming March 2

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Nicole Cantore

Spring is almost here and you know what that means … the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival! With flavors in full bloom and dishes waiting to be cultivated from March 2 through July 4, this year’s celebration is not one to be missed.

Once you see the tasty options available, your
appetite will be sure to grow. With nearly 20 Outdoor Kitchens, there is a
perfectly harvested combination of new delights like the BLT Scone at Cider
House
and fan favorites like the Local Wildflower Honey-Mascarpone
Cheesecake at The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey Board
back in
season. There’s so much to enjoy this year – you and your tastebuds will want
to keep coming back for more. And to help, I’ve put this guide together to assist
you in making your list of must-have treats!

As you eat your way through the Festival, don’t
forget to pick up a Festival Passport to participate in Garden Graze, a
returning food stroll featuring five delicious dishes from various Outdoor
Kitchens. Get a stamp in your passport after you’ve purchased the items and
once you’ve compiled all five, simply make your way to Pineapple Promenade to
receive your Festival-exclusive treat.

If you know anything about the EPCOT
International Flower & Garden Festival, you know that the fresh flavors
aren’t the only fun to be had. This celebration is filled with adorable
topiaries featuring some of your favorite characters, renowned performers for
the Garden Rocks Concert Series, and, of course, exclusive merchandise to bring
the fun home with you. The little ones can get in on the fun too with Spike’s
Pollen-Nation Exploration, a scavenger hunt for the whole family!

Now, it’s time to see all the treats our EPCOT
chefs have put together for you this year. I hope you enjoy the latest edition
of the Foodie Guide!


Flavor Full Kitchen Hosted by AdventHealth (Between
Imagination! and Refreshment Port)

Food Items:

  • Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with savory garlic spread (Gluten/Wheat Friendly) (Plant-based) (Garden Graze)
  • Seared 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 (Near Test Track
presented by Chevrolet)

Food Items:

  • Avocado
    Toast with marinated toybox tomatoes on toasted ciabatta (Plant-based)
    (Garden Graze)
  • 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 (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • Fried
    Cinnamon Roll Bites with cream cheese frosting and candied bacon

Beverages:

  • Froot Loops
    Shake (non-alcoholic)
  • Joffrey’s
    Coffee Cold Brew Cocktail with milk, rum and coffee liqueur, and vanilla vodka

The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey
Board

Food Items:

  • Tupelo
    Honey and Sweet Corn Spoon Bread with jalapeños, bacon, and house-made whipped
    honey butter (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • Lavender
    Honey Mustard-marinated Chicken Flatbread with whipped honey-ricotta cheese,
    marinated vegetables, and goat cheese
  • 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) (Limit 2 per guest)
  • Lemonade
    Mead
  • Orange
    Blossom Honey Wine
  • Honey-Peach
    Freeze with Blueberry Vodka

The Citrus Blossom (Near Port of Entry)

Food Items:

  • Crispy Mojo Marinated Pork Belly, with avocado cream, corn salsa, salsa verde, and plantain chips (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) (New)
  • Tuna Tataki Bowl with spicy yuzu glaze, mango, avocado, and pappadam crisp
  • Grapefruit Tart: Grapefruit curd, lychee jam, ginger mousse, and yuzu cream (New)

Beverages:

  • Orange-Lemon
    Smoothie in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper Cup (non-alcoholic) (Limit 2 per guest)
  • Key Lime
    Hibiscus Ale
  • Orange Peel
    Ale
  • Citrus
    Honey Cream Ale
  • Orange
    Sunshine Wine Slushy
  • Beer Flight

Refreshment Port (Near Canada)

Food Items:

  • House-made
    Italian Sausage and Peppers Poutine (Plant-based) (Gluten/ Wheat
    Friendly)

Beverages:

  • Salted
    Cucumber Apple Hard Cider
  • Lavender
    Martini: Vodka with lavender and lemon

Pineapple Promenade (Near Port of Entry)

Food Items:

  • Spicy Hot
    Dog with pineapple chutney and plantain chips
  • DOLE Whip (Plant-based)

Beverages:

  • Frozen
    Desert Violet Lemonade (non-alcoholic)
  • DOLE Whip
    with Fanta (non-alcoholic)
  • Tropical
    Hefe Wheat Ale
  • Fresh
    Pressed Mango, Pineapple, and Guava Wheat Ale
  • Hazy
    Pebbles Fruity Hazy Milkshake
  • Violet
    Lemonade Ale
  • Sparkling Pineapple
    Wine
  • DOLE Whip
    topped with mango cream liqueur
  • Pineapple
    Beer Flight

Trowel & Trellis Hosted by Impossible™
(Near Disney Traders)


Food Items:

  • Grilled
    Baby Vegetables with hummus cream and red pepper coulis (Gluten/ Wheat
    Friendly) (Plant-based) (Garden Graze)
  • Impossible
    Sausage and Kale Soup (Plant-based)
  • Boneless
    Impossible Korean Short Rib with cilantro-lime rice, Danmuji slaw, and Kimchee
    Mayonnaise (Plant-based)  
  • Chocolate
    Cake with whipped cassis mousse, raspberry gelato, and fresh raspberries (New)
    (Plant-based)

Beverages:

  • Twinings
    Energizing Matcha Cranberry & Lime Green Tea (non-alcoholic)
  • Bloom Hazy
    IPA
  • Twinings Energizing
    Matcha Cranberry & Lime Green Tea with lime vodka served in a mason jar

Refreshment Outpost

Food Items:

  • Pineapple
    Skewer with tajin seasoning (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly) (Plant-based)
  • Tangerine soft-serve

Beverages:

  • Tangerine
    Cream Ale
  • Blueberry
    Lemonade Hard Cider
  • Organic
    Blonde Ale with passion fruit

Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market (Germany)

Food Items:

  • Potato Pancakes with house-made applesauce (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:

  • Hugo Lager
  • Premium
    Pilsner
  • Raspberry
    Radler
  • Apfelschaumwein:
    Sparkling wine and apple liqueur
  • Beer Flight

Magnolia Terrace (American Adventure)

Food:

  • Southern
    Seafood Boil: Shrimp, mussels, crawfish, potatoes, corn, and Andouille sausage
  • Spicy
    Chicken Gumbo with Andouille sausage and BEN’S ORIGINAL Long Grain & Wild
    Rice (New)
  • Grilled
    Oysters with Cajun butter (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • House-made
    Boudin Bites featuring BEN’S ORIGINAL Long Grain White Rice
  • Pecan
    Praline (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)

Beverages:

  • Bayou
    Cocktail: Spiced rum, coconut rum, fruit punch, and Minute Maid orange juice
  • Orange
    Coriander Wheat Ale
  • American
    Light Ale
  • Double IPA
  • Beer Flight

Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
(Morocco)

Food Items:

  • Mediterranean Flatbread with za’atar, artichokes, olives, mozzarella, and feta cheese (New)
  • Vanilla, Rose Water, and Pistachio Panna Cotta

Beverages:

  • Pomegranate
    Mimosa
  • Ginger and
    Elderberry Ale
  • Pomegranate
    Hard Cider
  • Blackberry
    Mint Mead
  • Flight

La Isla Fresca (Between Morocco and France)

Food:

  • Arepas
    topped with melted queso fresco (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • Arepa
    topped with shrimp, crushed avocado ají, and tomato sauce (Gluten/ Wheat
    Friendly)
  • Arepa
    topped with chorizo (New)
  • Coconut
    Tres Leches: Vanilla cake soaked in oat milk, almond milk, and coconut milk
    with toasted coconut (New) (Plant-based) (Garden Graze)

Beverages:

  • Tropical
    Breeze: Lemonade, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Coconut Key
    Lime Ale
  • Tropical
    Perception White Sangria
  • Tropical
    Breeze with rum (New)

EPCOT Farmers Feast (Near Test Track presented
by Chevrolet)

Food Items:

Early Bloom Menu (available March 2 through April 9)

  • Chilled
    Potato and Leek Soup “Vichyssoise” with chive oil and crispy leeks (New)
    (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • Char-grilled
    Bison Ribe-Eye with creamy leek fondue, roasted carnival cauliflower, Romanesco
    and port wine-goat cheese butter (New) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • Goat Cheese
    Creamsicle Pop: Goat cheese Crémeux, orange cream, olive oil cake, cranberry
    sauce, and praline (New)

Springtime Menu (available April 10 through May 21)

  • Grilled
    Vegetable Bruschetta with marinated peppers, zucchini, squash, artichokes, goat
    cheese, and balsamic glaze on grilled ciabatta (New)
  • Herb-crusted
    Spring Lamb with marble potatoes, spring vegetables, and red wine butter sauce
  • Strawberry
    Rhubarb Upside-down Cake with crème fraîche whipped cream

Summer Solstice Menu (available May 22 through July 4)

  • Tomato and
    Cornbread Panzanella with burrata cheese and fresh basil
  • Barbecue
    Seared Pork Tenderloin with summer succotash, herb butter, and grapefruit
    vinaigrette (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • A Whole
    Lotta Melon: Feta cheesecake with watermelon curd, pickled watermelon rind,
    watermelon caramel, and compressed watermelon (New) (Gluten/ Wheat
    Friendly)

Beverages (available
throughout the Festival)
:

  • Raspberry
    Lemon Verbena Whole-Leaf-Steeped Sparkling Hard Tea
  • Hibiscus
    Lemonade Cocktail featuring hibiscus gin

Cider House (United Kingdom)

Food Items:

  • BLT Scone with Nueske’s applewood-smoked bacon, sundried tomato, and basil (New)
  • Dark Chocolate Raspberry Tart with whipped cream

Beverages:

  • Pink
    Lemonade Hard Cider
  • Watermelon
    Hard Cider
  • Triple Jam
    Hard Cider
  • Pure Brewed
    Organic Lager
  • Snakebite: Triple
    jam hard cider and pure brewed organic lager
  • Cider
    Flight

Northern Bloom (Canada)

Food Items:

  • Seared
    Scallops with French green beans, butter potatoes, brown butter vinaigrette,
    and applewood-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)
  • Blonde Ale
  • Blueberry
    Fruit Beer
  • Apricot
    with Maple Syrup Blonde Ale
  • Maple
    Popcorn Shake with maple rye whisky
  • Beer Flight

Jardin de Fiestas (Mexico)

Food Items:

  • Enchilada
    de Mole Negro: Chipotle chicken in a corn tortilla with mole negro, avocado
    mousse, crema Mexicana, and queso fresco (New) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • Taco
    Vampiro: Barbacoa beef in a corn tortilla with crispy grilled Monterey jack
    cheese, salsa ranchera, and esquites (New) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)
  • Tostada de
    Chorizo: Plant-based Chorizo and black beans on a crispy corn tortilla with
    avocado mousse and queso fresco (New) (Gluten/ Wheat Friendly)

Beverages:

  • Poppy
    Flower Margarita: Tequila blanco, hibiscus flower tea, cucumber juice,
    aperitivo, and blackcurrant liqueur with a chile salt rim
  • Hypnotic
    Margarita: Tequila blanco, mezcal, rosemary syrup, cognac, and lemon juice
  • Craft
    Mexican Lager

Lotus House (China)

Food Items:

  • Spicy Mala
    Chicken Skewer (New)
  • House-made
    Cheesy Crab Wontons

Beverages:

  • Rose Bubble
    Milk Tea (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Jasmine
    Draft Beer
  • Marco Boba:
    Amaretto, iced coffee, milk, and boba
  • Kung Fu
    Punch: Vodka, triple sec, mango, orange juice, and soda water
  • Tang
    Dynasty: Tequila gold, light rum, strawberry, piña colada mix, white boba
    pearls, and soda water

Primavera Kitchen (Italy)

Food Items:

  • Arancini:
    Fried Risotto Balls stuffed with braised beef served with grape tomato salad
    and balsamic emulsion
  • Ravioli
    alla Boscaiola: Sweet sausage ravioli with sweet corn, spring vegetables, and
    cream sauce
  • Bomboloni:
    Cream-filled Italian doughnut with raspberry sauce and powdered sugar

Beverages:

  • 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

Hanami (Japan)

Food Items:

  • Frushi:
    Strawberry, pineapple, and cantaloupe wrapped in sweet rice and pink soy wrap
    served with whipped cream, berry sauce, and toasted coconut
  • Chicken
    Yakitori: Grilled chicken with scallions, red pepper-shoyu emulsion, and
    pickled onions
  • Beef
    Tataki: Seared sirloin with red shiso sauce, watermelon radish, and sprouts

Beverages:    

  • Yuzu Tilted
    Tonic Hard Seltzer
  • Ozeki
    Pineapple Nigori Sake
  • Cucumber
    Cooler: Sake, vodka, and cucumber garnished with a cucumber slice

Fleur de Lys (France)

Food Items:

  • Croissant au Fromage de Chèvre, Herbes et Ail Rôtie: Croissant with goat cheese, herbs, and roasted garlic (New)
  • Pan Bagnat Classique: The Niçoise Sandwich with house-made bread, albacore tuna mayonnaise, tomato, black olives, lettuce, and celery (New)
  • Salade de Lentilles à la Lyonnaise: French Green Lentil Salad with bacon and garlic sausage (New)
  • Beignet Caramélisé, Fourré Crème Vanille, Glacé au Caramel Fleur de Sel: Caramelized Beignet filled with vanilla cream and glazed with caramel fleur de sel

Beverages:

  • French
    Wheat Draft Beer
  • VeRy
    Raspberry: Rosé wine with natural raspberry flavor
  • Grand
    Mimosa Cocktail with orange liqueur, Champagne, and orange juice
  • La Vie en
    Rose Frozen Slush: Vodka, orange vodka, and liqueur with white and red
    cranberry juice

Funnel Cake

Food Item:

  • Strawberry
    Cheesecake Funnel Cake topped with strawberry ice cream, cheesecake crumbles,
    strawberry drizzle, and whipped cream (New)

Joffrey’s Coffee
& Tea Company

World Discovery (Near Mission: SPACE) – Minty Melon Refresher: A lightly caffeinated blend of watermelon-cucumber-mint juice with strawberries and blueberries (Spirited option available featuring Watermelon-Basil Vodka) (New)

Near Canada: Strawberry Fields Refresher – A lightly caffeinated blend of strawberry açaí juice with strawberries and blueberries (Spirited option available featuring strawberry-lemongrass vodka) (New)

World Showcase (Near Disney Traders) – Pink Paradise Refresher: A lightly caffeinated blend of refreshing dragon fruit-lychee juice with strawberries and blueberries (Spirited option available featuring watermelon-basil vodka) (New)

The American Adventure –  Wildberry Wonder Refresher: A lightly
caffeinated blend of wildberry-hibiscus juice with strawberries and blueberries
(New) (Spirited option available featuring tropical rum)

I hope you’re as excited to try all of these garden goodies as I am. Enjoy all the excitement ahead from the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival and don’t forget to share the magic with other Disney fans using the hashtag #FreshEPCOT!

(Note: All offerings are subject to change.)


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