VIDEO: Walt Disney World executive chef talks food and drink debut at 20th Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

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Disney festival planners are adding new smells and even tastes to the 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, March 6-May 19, 2013 at Walt Disney World.

Amidst Disney topiary spectacles and garden landscapes new festival additions include Garden Marketplace culinary creations ranging from smokehouse barbecue and shrimp with grits and Zellwood corn to sweet “frushi” made with fresh fruits and coconut rice, all coupled with refreshing drinks with a kick like Hot Sun Tomato Wine from Florida Orange Groves Winery and Dole Whip with Spiced Rum, as well as non-alcoholic drinks like Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade and Wild Berry Slush.

Eric Darden, Epcot Festival Horticulture Manager and Jens Dahlmann, Epcot Executive Chef, talk about the collaboration between plant and food experts and the multisensory experience in store for guests:

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