Menus announced for Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2018 at Walt Disney World

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Epcot International Festival of the Arts begins on January 12, and Walt Disney World has revealed the culinary delights in store for guests.

During the festival, food imitates art with beautiful menu and beverage items. From festival-exclusive “food studios” to Epcot’s signature dining, there’s going to be a lot of delicious, artistic treats to enjoy.

Scroll down for a peek at the menu items, separated by artistic category.

The Deconstructed Dish

Go on a culinary adventure with these dazzling dishes.

Food:

  • Atypical BLT with Crispy Pork Belly, Tomato Jam and Soft Poached Egg
  • Irregular Reuben with Shredded Corned Beef, Thousand Island Dressing, Pickled Red Cabbage and a Rye Curl
  • Deconstructed Strawberry Cheesecake: Whipped, New York Style Cheesecake with Fresh Florida Strawberries and Sugar Cookies with Micro-basil

Beverages:

  • Deconstructed Breakfast: Twinings® Spiced Apple Chai Tea Shake with Maple Bourbon Cream, a Waffle Crisp and Candied Bacon
  • Deconstructed Breakfast: Twinings® Spiced Apple Chai Tea Shake with Maple Syrup, a Waffle Crisp and Candied Bacon (non-alcoholic)
  • Intrinsic Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington
  • Pop-Artsicle: Red, White and Blue Frozen Slushy (non-alcoholic)

Cuisine Classique

Enjoy these hearty and traditional Old World dishes.

Food:

  • Red Wine Braised Short Rib with Parsnip Purée, Broccolini, Baby Tomatoes and Aged Balsamic
  • Seared Corvina with braised Ratatouille and Lemon-Thyme Beurre Blanc (GF)
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Saint-Honore Tart: Caramel Cream Tart with Caramel Glaze topped with Cream Puffs

Beverages:

  • Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Chico, CA
  • Bell’s Two Hearted American-style India Pale Ale Kalamazoo, MI
  • Duck Rabbit Milk Stout Farmville, NC
  • Beer Braising Flight
  • Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva Art Series Logrono, Spain
  • Domaine Savary Chablis, Burgundy

The Artist’s Table

These savory plates are prepared using oven and stove-top techniques.

Food:

  • Roasted Pork Roulade with Butternut Squash Purée, Marble Potatoes and Baby Carrots with a Red Wine Sauce featuring Melissa’s Produce
  • Pan-Seared Scallop with Chorizo, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis and a Parmesan Crisp (GF)
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie

Beverages:

  • Callebaut Belgian Sipping Chocolate Flight: White, Milk, Dark (non-alcoholic)
  • Callebaut Belgian Sipping Chocolate: Dark Chocolate with Chambord
  • Perla Santa Coffee-flavored Wine
  • Barrymore Rosé, Monterey County, CA
  • Carmel Road Drew’s Blend Pinot Noir, Monterey County, CA

The Painter’s Palate

These delicacies look as good as they taste.

Food:

  • Trio of Savory Croissant Doughnuts:
  • Whipped Boursin Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese with Fresh Herbs (V)
  • Chicken Salad with Shaved Fennel and Fresh Herbs
  • Spicy Tuna with Wasabi and Seaweed Salad
  • Gallery Bites: A Trio of Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Chilled Shrimp with Cucumber Cream Cheese on a Crostini
  • Traditional Deviled Egg with Candied Bacon
  • Crispy Truffled Risotto Ball with Stone-ground Mustard
  • Pop’t Art: Abstract Designed Sugar Cookie with Strawberry Filling (V)
  • White Chocolate Figment Puzzle on an Artist Palette
  • White Chocolate Painting with Chocolate Easel

Beverages:

  • Pomegranate Mule featuring Van Gogh Vodka
  • North Coast Brewing Co. Scrimshaw Pilsner Style Beer, Fort Bragg, CA
  • M.I.A. Brewing Company Jazz IPA, Doral, FL
  • Central 28 Beer Company Miss Mary Brown Oatmeal Brown Ale, DeBary, FL
  • Popcorn Pairing Flight

Pop Eats!

These items are modern art-inspired delights.

Food:

  • Sous Vide Poulet Rouge Chicken Roulade with Apples and Sage served with Warm Brie Fondue, Blueberry and Beet Gel and garnished with Apple and Beet Chips
  • Shrimp Ceviche with Lime Mint Foam
  • Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Chocolate (V)
  • Pop’t Art: Modern-design Sugar Cookie with Strawberry Filling (V)

Beverages:

  • Cloudem Sparkling Wine
  • Cloudem Sparkling Wine in a Souvenir Glass
  • Popping Bubbles Cocktail

Decadent Delights

Dessert becomes a fine art with this gallery of treats.

Food:

  • White Chocolate and Purple Sweet Potato Mousse, Salted Caramel and Maple Meringue with Coconut
  • Crisp Caramel Chocolate Mousse Bar, Flavored Merengue Kisses and Passion Fruit Sauce
  • S’mores Tart: House-smoked Buttermilk Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mousse, Toasted Marshmallow Meringue, Graham Cracker Dust and Malted Milk Chocolate Sauce
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie

Beverages:

  • Ferreira 10 Year Old Port
  • 3 Daughters Strawberry Nitro, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Breckenridge Nitro Vanilla Porter, Breckenridge, CO
  • Young’s Double Chocolate Stout, England
  • Neapolitan Beer Flight
  • Coppo Moncalvina Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont

The Masterpiece Kitchen

Fabulous fusions of food and wine.

Food:

  • Charcuterie Palette with Artisan Cured Meats, Nueske’s Smoked Beef and Cheese
  • Smoked Salmon Tartare, Caviar, Crisp Lavash and Traditional Accompaniments
  • Wild Mushroom Risotto, Aged Parmesan, Truffle Shavings and Zinfandel Reduction (V)
  • Triple Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Crunch, Dark Chocolate Sauce and Gold Leaf from our Master Pastry Chef

Beverages:

  • Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque Brut Champagne
  • Classic Sidecar with a Chocolate Twist
  • The Meeker Vineyard Winemakers’ Handprint Merlot, Sonoma County, CA
  • Pinord La Dama Reserva Familiar Brut
  • Pinord La Dama Reserva Familiar Brut Rosé
  • Silverado Vineyards Chardonnay

Epcot International Festival of the Arts takes place daily from January 12 to February 19, 2018. Food studios are open from 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

For more information, head over to the Walt Disney World website

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