Foodies, Rejoice! Disney Unveils the 2017 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Booth Menus!

It’s one of my most favorite events at Disney, and for good reason – the Epcot Food & Wine Festival is truly a feast for the senses.  Delicious and adventurous treats and eats?  Absolutely, and with more choices than ever at a record 35 Global Marketplaces in 2017.  Entertainment?  The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will have you MMM-Bopping in no time.  Drinks around the World?  Sign me up!  Culinary demonstrations held by world-renowned chefs?  I say unto you in the words of my uncle, Allez Cuisine!  The list could go on and on.

With that said, the absolute highlight of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival is, of course, the food and wine.  So get ready to make your foodie wish list, because we are sharing the brand new 2017 Global Marketplace menus – busting at the seams with some amazing offerings – at this year’s festival!

Brand New Global Marketplaces For 2017:

Active Eats

Eat Me:

  • Loaded Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Nueske’s Pepper Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Peppers and Green Onions
  • Roasted Verlasso Salmon with Quinoa Salad and Arugula Chimichurri
  • Sweet Avocado Crema with Strawberries, Yellow Cake and Tortilla Streusel

Drink Me:

  • M.I.A. Beer Company HRD WTR Cucumber & Lemon Lime Hard Sparkling Water, Doral, FL
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Riesling, Washington
  • Evolution by Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley

The Almond Orchard (Hosted by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze)

Eat Me:

  • Banana Almond Sundae layered with Fresh Berries and topped with Dark Chocolate and Blueberry Almonds

Drink Me:

  • Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin “Yellow Label” Brut
  • Dom Pérignon Brut
  • Moët & Chandon Brut Rosé Imperial
  • Cold Brew Coffee with Almond Milk Foam

The Cheese Studio, Hosted by Boursin Cheese

Eat Me:

  • Braised Beef “Stroganoff” with Tiny Egg Noodles, Wild Mushroom, and Boursin Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese Sauce
  • Savory Caramelized Onion Boursin Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese Tart with Cold Arugula Salad and Aged Balsamic
  • Cheese Trio: Profiterole topped with Boursin Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese and Orange Apricot Jam, Smoked Salmon Pinwheel with Boursin Shallot and Chive Cheese and Everything Seasoning and Strawberry Macaroon with Boursin Pepper Cheese

Drink Me:

  • Leth Steinagrund Gruner Veltliner, Austria
  • Liberated Pinot Noir, California

Coastal Eats

Eat Me:

  • Lump Crab Cake with Napa Cabbage Slaw and Avocado Lemongrass Cream
  • Baked Shrimp Scampi Dip with Sourdough Baguette
  • Seared Scallops with Roasted Corn and Butterbean Succotash and Chili-Chipotle Butter Sauce

Drink Me:

  • Erath Pinot Gris, Oregon
  • Soter Planet Oregon Pinot Noir

Flavors from Fire

Eat Me:

  • Piggy Wings: Roasted Pork Wings with Korean BBQ Sauce and Sesame Seeds
  • Smoked Corned Beef with Warm Crispy Potatoes, Pickled Onions and Blonde Ale Beer Fondue featuring BelGioioso Romano and America Grana Cheeses
  • Sweet Pancake with Spicy Chipotle Chicken Sausage, Onion Jam and Maple Butter Syrup
  • Chocolate Picante: Dark Chocolate Mousse with Cayenne Pepper, Chili Powder and Raspberry Dust

Drink Me:

  • Orlando Brewery Smokin’ Blackwater Porter
  • Ravenswood Zinfandel, Napa Valley
  • Swine Brine featuring Evan Williams Bourbon

Light Lab

Drink Me:

  • T=CC2: Vanilla Tonic Water and Cotton Candy (Non-Alcoholic)
  • RGB: Citrus Apple Freeze (Non-Alcoholic)
  • Bleu Spectrum: Blanc de Bleu Cuvée Mousseux with Boba Pearls
  • Founders Brewing Company Green Zebra Watermelon Gose Ale, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Elysian Brewing Space Dust IPA, Seattle, WA
  • Blue Point Brewing Company Hoptical Illusion IPA, Patchogue, NY
  • Sixpoint Brewery Mad Scientist Radian Flux, Brooklyn, NY
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Robonaut Red Ale, Titusville, FL
  • Left Hand Brewing Company Polestar Pilsner, Longmont, Colorado

Returning Favorites for 2017:

Africa

Eat Me:

  • Berbere-style Beef Tenderloin Tips with Onions, Jalapeños, Tomato and Pap
  • Spicy Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew with Vegan Yogurt and Quinoa
  • Spinach and Paneer Cheese Pocket with Mint Raita

Drink Me:

  • Ernie Els “Big Easy” Chenin Blanc, Western Cape
  • Simonsig Pinotage, Stellenbosch
  • Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz, Western Cape

Australia

Eat Me:

  • Grilled Sweet and Spicy Bush Berry Shrimp with Pineapple, Pepper, Onion and Snap Peas
  • Grilled Lamb T-Bone with Mint Pesto and Potato Crunchies
  • Lamington: Yellow Cake Dipped in Chocolate and Shredded Coconut

Drink Me:

  • Coopers Brewery Original Pale Ale
  • Robert Oatley McLaren Vale Shiraz
  • Hope Estate “Wollombi Brook” Semillon, Hunter Valley

Belgium

Eat Me:

  • Belgian Waffle with Berry Compote and Whipped Cream
  • Beer-braised Beef served with Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes
  • Belgian Waffle with Warm Chocolate Ganache and Whipped Cream

Drink Me:

  • Hoegaarden Witbier
  • Leffe Blonde Belgian Pale Ale
  • Stella Artois Hard Cidre
  • Chilled Coffee featuring Godiva Chocolate Liqueur

Block & Hans

Drink Me:

  • Mmmhops Pale Ale, Tulsa, OK
  • Frozen Spiked Tea with Orlando Orange Vodka
  • McKenzie’s Seasonal Reserve Hard Cider, West Seneca, NY
  • Honor Warrior IPA, Chantilly, VA
  • JDub’s Bell Cow Porter, Sarasota, FL
  • Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Lexington, KY
  • Victory Golden Monkey, Downingtown, PA
  • Killer Whale Cream Ale, Jacksonville, FL

Brazil

Eat Me:

  • Escondidinho de Carne – “Little Hidden One”: Layered Meat Pie with Mashed Yucca
  • Crispy Pork Belly with Black Beans, Tomato and Onions
  • Pão de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread

Drink Me:

  • M.I.A. Beer Company Barbosa Black Beer, Doral, FL
  • Lidio Carraro Chardonnay
  • Frozen Caipirinha featuring LeBlon Cachaça

Brewer’s Collection

Eat Me:

  • Lebkuchenherz: Decorated Gingerbread Heart

Drink Me:

  • Radeberger Zwickel Pilsner (Unfiltered)
  • Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb
  • Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen Pomegranate Beer

Canada

Eat Me:

  • Canadian Cheddar Cheese Soup served with a Pretzel Roll
  • “Le Cellier” Wild Mushroom Beef Filet Mignon with Truffle-Butter Sauce

Drink Me:

  • Moosehead Radler: Lager infused with Grapefruit, Grape and Lemon Juices
  • Neige Premiere “Apple Ice Wine”, Québec
  • Fielding Estate Red Conception, Niagara Peninsula

China

Eat Me:

  • Beijing Roasted Duck Bao Bun with Hoisin Sauce
  • Spicy Chicken Bao Bun
  • Black Pepper Shrimp with Garlic Noodles
  • Chicken Potstickers

Drink Me:

  • Tsingtao Lager
  • Ritzy Lychee with Courvoisier Cognac VS and Smirnoff Vodka
  • Happy Peach with DeKuyper Peach Liqueur and Myers’s Dark Rum
  • BaiJoe Punch with Chinese Bai Jui Spirit, Lychee, Coconut and Pineapple Juice
  • Mango Bubble Tea with Assam Black Tea and Milk (Non-Alcoholic)

The Chocolate Studio

Eat Me:

  • Liquid Nitro Chocolate-Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey-Caramel
  • Sweet Dark Chocolate Raspberry Torte with Whipped Cream and Raspberry Dust

Drink Me:

  • Justin Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles
  • Banfi Rosa Regale, Piedmont
  • Lenotti Recioto della Valpolicella, Italy
  • RL Buller Fine Muscat

Craft Beers

Eat Me:

  • Chilled Scotch Egg wrapped in Sausage with Mustard Sauce
  • Zesty Cheeseburger and Cheddar Cheese Macaroni Handwich
  • L’Orange Cotton Candy: A mixture of Lime and Orange Cotton Candy

Drink Me:

  • M.I.A Beer Company 305 Golden Ale, Doral, FL
  • JDub’s Passion Wheat, Sarasota, FL
  • Central 28 Trekkerbier Farmhouse Ale, DeBary, FL
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Blonde Ale, Titusville, FL
  • Florida Beer Company Passport 35 Triple Chocolate Milk Stout, Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Cigar City Guayabera Citra Pale Ale, Tampa, FL
  • Bright Horizons: Sprite with Multi-flavored Boba Pearls (Non-Alcoholic)

Earth Eats, Inspired by The Chew

Eat Me:

  • Ricotta and Zucchini Ravioli with Rustic Tomato Sauce
  • Grilled Beef Skewer with Romaine, Apricots, and Feta Cheese
  • Peanut Butter and White Chocolate Mousse with a Caramel Drizzle

Drink Me:

  • Kurt Russell’s Gogi Wines Chardonnay Gogi “Goldie”, California
  • Kurt Russell’s Gogi Wines Pinot Noir, California
  • Redstone Meadery Black Raspberry Mead

Farm Fresh

Eat Me:

  • Crispy Chicken with Griddled Cornbread and Red Eye Gravy
  • Roasted Beet Salad with Green Beans, Feta Cheese, Minus 8 Vinaigrette and Toasted Walnuts

Drink Me:

  • Gumption Citrus Freak Hard Cider, Middlebury, VT
  • Woodchuck Raspberry Hard Cider, Middlebury, VT
  • Two Henrys Elderberry Cream Hard Cider, Plant City, FL
  • Florida Orange Groves Mango Mama Wine

Fife & Drum

Drink Me:

  • Hanson Brother’s Festive Ale Saison, Tulsa, OK

France

Eat Me:

  • Moelleux au Fromage de Chèvre et Épinards: Warm Goat Cheese Pudding with Spinach
  • Croissant aux Escargots: Escargot Croissant with Garlic and Parsley
  • Boeuf Bourguignon, Purée de Pommes de Terre: Cabernet Sauvignon Braised Beef with Mashed Potatoes
  • Crème Brûlée à la Confiture de Framboises: Crème Brûlée with Housemade Rasberry Jam

Drink Me:

  • La Passion Martini Slush: Vodka, Grey Goose Le Citron, Cranberry and Passion Fruit Juice
  • Chardonnay, Bouchard Ainé & Fils
  • Château les Graves de Barrau: Merlot and Cabernet Blend, Bordeaux
  • St-Germain Sparkling Kir: Sparkling Wine and St-Germain Elderflower liqueur
  • Kronenbourg Blanc 1664 Pale Lager

Germany

Eat Me:

  • Schinkennudeln: Pasta Gratin with Ham and Cheese
  • Roast Bratwurst in a Pretzel Roll
  • Apple Strudel with Vanilla Sauce
  • Lebkuchenherz: Decorated Gingerbread Heart

Drink Me:

  • Radeberger Zwickel Pilsner (Unfiltered)
  • Selbach Bernkasteler Kurfürstlay Riesling Kabinett, Mosel
  • Dr. Heyden Oppenheimer Sacträger Riesling Spätlese, Rheinhessen
  • Selbach Riesling Classic Dry, Mosel

Greece

Eat Me:

  • Loaded Greek “Nachos”: Pita Chips, Meatless Sausage Crumbles, and Vegan Tzatziki
  • Taste of Greece: Stuffed Grape Leaves with Lemon Dill Sauce, Grilled Octopus and Feta Cheese Dip with Warm Pita
  • Spanakopita
  • Bougatsa: Warm Phyllo Dough Strudel with Sweet Vanilla Custard, Lemon Honey Syrup and Cinnamon

Drink Me:

  • Domaine Skouras Moscofilero, Peloponnese
  • Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko, Santorini
  • Argyros Atlantis Red Blend, Santorini

Hawaii

Eat Me:

  • Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour DOLE Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise
  • Grilled Tuna Tataki with Seaweed Salad and Pickled Cucumbers and Wasabi Cream
  • Teriyaki-glazed SPAM® Hash with Potatoes, Peppers and Onions and Spicy Mayonnaise
  • Passion Fruit Cheesecake with Toasted Macadamia Nuts

Drink Me:

  • Maui Brewing Company Bikini Blonde Lager
  • Florida Orange Groves Sparkling Pineapple Wine
  • Mai Tai featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum

Hops & Barley

Eat Me:

  • New England Lobster Roll
  • Smoked Beef Brisket and Pimento Cheese served on Griddled Garlic Toast
  • Freshly Baked Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Icing

Drink Me:

  • New Belgium Brewing Fat Tire White Ale, Fort Collins, CO
  • Anchor Brewing Liberty Ale, San Francisco, CA
  • Orange Blossom Brewing Foxtail Cold Brew Coffee Pilsner, Orlando, FL
  • Mer Soleil Reserve Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands
  • Atalon Pauline’s Cuvée Red Blend, Napa Valley

India

Eat Me:

  • Warm Indian Bread with Pickled Garlic, Mango Salsa and Coriander Pesto Dips
  • Madras Red Curry with Roasted Cauliflower, Baby Carrots, Chickpeas and Basmati Rice
  • Korma Chicken with Cucumber Tomato Salad, Almonds, Cashews and Warm Naan Bread
  • Pistachio Cardamom Bundt Cake with Chocolate Coconut Mousse

Drink Me:

  • Sula Chenin Blanc, Nashik
  • Sula Shiraz, Nashik
  • Kingfisher Lager
  • Mango Lassi (Non-Alcoholic)

Intermissions Cafe

Eat Me:

  • Asian Chicken Salad with Noodles
  • Southwest Chicken Wrap
  • Tuna Salad with a Croissant
  • Vegetable Wrap
  • Hummus with Carrots and Celery
  • Fruit and Cheese Plate
  • Grapes
  • Assorted Blue Diamond Almond Packs
  • Duda Farms Celery Snackers
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Brownie

Ireland

Eat Me:

  • Roasted Irish Sausage with Colcannon Potatoes and Onion Gravy
  • Warm Irish Cheddar Cheese and Stout Dip with Irish Brown Bread
  • Warm Chocolate Pudding with Irish Cream Liqueur Custard

Drink Me:

  • Bunratty Meade Honey Wine
  • Guinness Blonde American Lager
  • Twinings Pumpkin Chai Tea Frozen Cocktail with Caramel Vodka
  • Twinings Pumpkin Chai Tea and Caramel Shake (Non-Alcoholic)

Islands of the Caribbean

Eat Me:

  • Jamaican Beef Patty with Mango Salsa
  • Mojo Pork with Black Beans, Cilantro Rice, and Pickled Red Onions
  • Quesito: Puff Pastry with Sweetened Cream Cheese and Guava Sauce

Drink Me:

  • Carib Lager
  • Caribbean White Sangria
  • Frozen Mojito

Italy

Eat Me:

  • Crispy Calamari with Spicy Pomodoro Sauce
  • Costoletta di Agnello alla Marchigiana: Braised T-Bone Lamp Chops and Potatoes with Vidalia Onions, Thyme, Bay Leaf and Lamb Jus
  • Absolut Penne: Vodka Sauce with Shrimp
  • Cannoli al Cioccolato: Chocolate-covered Cannoli filled with Sweet Ricotta, Chocolate and Candied Fruit

Drink Me:

  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chianti
  • Prosecco
  • Corbinello
  • Moscato
  • Frozen Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila
  • Moretti Lager Beer
  • Moretti La Rossa Double Malt Beer

Japan

Eat Me:

  • Wasabi Shumai Steamed Pork Dumplings
  • Salmon BLT Sushi Roll
  • Teriyaki Ginger Pork

Drink Me:

  • Pom Pineapple Sake Cocktail
  • Kara Tamba Tarekuchi Dry Sake
  • Yukikage “Snow Shadow” Junmai Sake
  • Sapporo Lager

Joffre’s Coffee & Tea Company

Drink Me:

  • The American Adventure: Frozen Strawberry-Lemon Sunset – Layered frozen Strawberry and Lemon topped with Grey Goose Vodka
  • Canada: Kahlúa-tini Iced Coffee – Our famous roasted coffee, chilled then topped with Kahlúa, Grey Goose Vodka and rich, creamy Half & Half
  • Disney Traders: Passion-rita – Frozen Passion Fruit thrills with juicy sweet flavors, a hint of tartness, blended with 1800 Tequila
  • Future World East: Spiked Chai Latte – Iced, Frozen or Hot Chai Tea Latte with Chai Spices, creamy Vanilla and blended with Baileys Irish Cream

Mexico

Eat Me:

  • Rib Eye Taco: Marinated Rib Eye, Roasted Chipotle Sauce and Grilled Scallions on a Corn Tortilla
  • Tequila Chipotle Shrimp: Served on a Black Bean Huarache garnished with Red and Green Cabbage, Queso Fresco and Crema Mexicana
  • Cajeta Mousse served with Cajeta Sauce and White Chocolate Flakes

Drink Me:

  • Prickly Pear Margarita
  • Classic Pomegranate Margarita
  • Mexican-style Sangria
  • Pacifico Lager with Floater

Morocco

Eat Me:

  • Kefta Pocket: Seasoned Ground Beef in a Pita Pocket
  • Spicy Hummus Fries with Cucumber, Tomato, Onions and Tzatziki Sauce
  • Chocolate Baklava: Rolled Phyllo Dough with Toasted Almonds and Dark Chocolate Sauce

Drink Me:

  • Moroccan Sangria
  • Casa Pale Lager
  • Les Trois Domaines Guerrouane White Wine, Meknes
  • Mimosa Royale: Sparkling Wine and Orange Juice topped with Orange Liqueur

New Zealand

Eat Me:

  • Lamb Meatball with Spicy Tomato Chutney
  • Steamed Green Lip Mussels with Garlic Butter and Toasted Breadcrumbs
  • Seared Venison Loin with Wild Mushroom Marsala Sauce and Kumara Purée

Drink Me:

  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough
  • Nobilo Icon Pinot Noir, Marlborough
  • Frozen Wine Cocktail featuring Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Patagonia

Eat Me:

  • Beef Empanada
  • Grilled Beef Skewer with Chimichurri Sauce and Boniato Purée

Drink Me:

  • Verum Pinot Noir, Rio Negro
  • Bodega Noemía de Patagonia “A Lisa” Malbec, Rio Negro

Refreshment Cool Post

Eat Me:

  • Spicy Hot Dog with Kimchi and Mustard Sauce

Drink Me:

  • Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky & Frozen Coke

Refreshment Port

Eat Me:

  • Croissant Doughnut with Cinnamon and Sugar
  • Fried Chicken Breast Nuggets with DOLE Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • Pineapple Dole Whip Soft-Serve Ice Cream

Drink Me:

  • Pineapple DOLE Whip Soft-Serve Ice Cream with Bacardi Coconut Rum
  • Dragon Berry Refresher featuring Bacardi Dragon Berry Rum

Scotland

Eat Me:

  • Traditional Scottish Lamb Stew with Neeps and Tatties
  • Fresh Potato Pancake with Scottish Smoked Salmon and Herbed Sour Cream
  • The Tipsy Laird: Whiskey-soaked Cake with Lemon Cream and Toasted Oats

Drink Me:

  • Citrus Thistle featuring Hendrick’s Gin
  • Belhaven Brewery Scottish Ale

Spain

Eat Me:

  • Charcuterie in a Cone with a selection of imported Spanish Meats, Cheeses, Olives and an Herb Vinaigrette
  • Traditional Spanish Paella with Shrimp, Mussels, Chicken and Crispy Chorizo
  • Seafood Salad with Shrimp, Bay Scallops and Mussels, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, White Balsamic Vinegar and Smoked Paprika
  • Sweet Olive Oil Cake with Powdered Sugar and Lemon Curd

Drink Me:

  • Rafael Palacios Bolo Godello, Valdeorras
  • Bodegas y Viñedos Artazu Garnacha Rosado, Navarra
  • Casa Castillo Monastrell, Jumilla

Thailand

Eat Me:

  • Marinated Chicken with Peanut Sauce and Stir-fried Vegetables
  • Seared Shrimp and Scallop Cake with Cold Noodle Salad
  • Red Hot Spicy Thai Curry Beef with Steamed Rice

Drink Me:

  • Helfrich Gewürztraminer, Alsace
  • Singha Lager

The Chocolate Experience: From Bean to the Bar (hosted by Ghirardelli)

Drink Me:

  • Banfi Rosa Regale, Piedmont
  • Ghirardelli Drinking Chocolate
  • Lasseter Chemin de Fer

The Wine & Dine Studio

Eat Me:

  • Pulled Duck Confit with Cannellini Bean Ragoût and Zinfandel Reduction
  • Seared Scallops, Truffled Celery Root Purée, Brussel Sprouts and Wild Mushrooms featuring Melissa’s Produce
  • Trio of Artisan Cheese
    • Fromager Affirois de Excellence served with toasted Baguette
    • Point Reyes Original Blue served with Apricot Jam
    • Point Reyes Toma served with Honey
  • Artist Palette of Cheese and Wine
    • Trio of Artisan Cheese paired with Round Pond Estate Sauvignon Blanc, St. Francis Chardonnay and Recuerdo Malbec

Drink Me:

  • Round Pond Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Rutherford
  • St. Francis Chardonnay, Sonoma County
  • Recuerdo Malbec, Argentina
  • Eden Canyon “Jolie” Red Blend, California
  • Meiomi Rosé, California

 

With that, I will turn it over to you, our OFF On The Go readers: what new Global Marketplace are you most excited to visit for 2017?  What new food and drinks do you want to try?  Sound off in the comments below!

If you are thinking about spending time at Walt Disney World in time for the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, let me know!  As the travel agent for OFF On The Go, I can give you a FREE quote and give you tips on how you can make the most out of your vacation.  Call me at (920) 526-0809 or email me at myra@worldofmagictravel.com to get started!

My name is Jason Mayhew, and I am the owner of OFF On The Go. When not traveling with the website, I own my own marketing and PR company, J Mayhew Marketing. I have the best job where I get to travel the world and showcase the most amazing and unique experiences!

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Jason Mayhew

My name is Jason Mayhew, and I am the owner of OFF On The Go. When not traveling with the website, I own my own marketing and PR company, J Mayhew Marketing. I have the best job where I get to travel the world and showcase the most amazing and unique experiences!