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Complete Guide to new Culinary Series adding tasty twist to 2023 Disney Springs Flavors of Florida

Walt Disney World has announced a new weekly culinary series featuring chefs and sommeliers from Disney Springs restaurants appearing during the 2023 Flavors of Florida event.


Disney Springs Flavors of Florida Culinary Series

Disney Springs Flavors of Florida presented by CORKCICLE returns to Walt Disney World Resort this summer with more delectable dishes and a hefty dash of Florida flair including a scrumptious new culinary series featuring renowned chefs known for their gastronomic genius.


This year’s annual Disney Springs Flavors of Florida runs July 1 through August 13, and once again brings to life the tastes, techniques, ingredients and culture of the Sunshine State through deliciously curated menu items at many of the most popular restaurants at Disney Springs.


The newest twist to the popular summer event is a weekly culinary series headlined by internationally recognized chefs such as José Andrés and Art Smith.


Each event will be held at Waterview Park at Disney Springs featuring a noted chef or prominent restaurant owner who will stage a culinary experience that spotlights some of their most popular dishes and drinks, including many that will be on the Disney Springs Flavors of Florida menu.


Disney Springs Flavors of Florida Culinary Series

Wine Bar George – A Restaurant & Bar
July 7, 2023

A Demonstration with Master Sommelier George Miliotes

See George Miliotes and the Wine Bar George culinary team in action—demonstrating how to make Dicuru Burrata, their Flavors of Florida menu item. They’ll share tips to help you recreate this delicious dish, which features ingredients sourced from Florida.

Menu is subject to change.


Get a Taste Enjoy a sample of Dicuru Burrata at this event.


When & Where

  • Date: July 7, 2023

  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Location: Waterview Park


Disney Springs Flavors of Florida Culinary Series

The Polite Pig
July 14, 2023

A Demonstration with Chef James Petrakis

See Chef James Petrakis in action, demonstrating how to make Key West Pink Shrimp Ceviche—the Flavors of Florida menu item at The Polite Pig.

He’ll share tips to help you recreate this delicious dish at home.


Get a Taste Enjoy a sample of ceviche at this event.


When & Where

  • Date: July 14, 2023

  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Location: Waterview Park


Disney Springs Flavors of Florida Culinary Series

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’
July 21, 2023

A Demonstration with Chef Art Smith

See Chef Art Smith in action—demonstrating how to make his famous Shrimp & Grits.

He’ll share tips to help you recreate this delicious dish at home.


Get a Taste Enjoy a complimentary sample of Shrimp & Grits at this event.


When & Where

  • Date: July 21, 2023

  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Location: Waterview Park


Disney Springs Flavors of Florida Culinary Series

Gideon’s Bakehouse
July 28, 2023

A Presentation with Steve Lewis – Owner and Creator of Gideon’s Bakehouse

Enjoy a glimpse into the origins of Gideon’s Bakehouse, a Central Florida business that started in a home kitchen with one goal: to create an extraordinary chocolate chip cookie. Learn how Gideon’s is bringing Florida flavors to Disney Springs—with delicious menu items that are crafted with care using high-quality ingredients sourced from Florida.


When & Where

  • Date: July 28, 2023

  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Location: Waterview Park


Disney Springs Flavors of Florida Culinary Series

Disney Springs Culinary
August 4, 2023

A Demonstration with Chef Georg Paulussen, Chef Jennifer Ladisky and Chef Gary Miles

See Disney Springs Culinary in action—demonstrating how to make some of the Flavors of Florida menu items served at select Disney Springs restaurants.


They’ll share tips to help you recreate these flavors at home.

Items may include:

  • Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar: Florida Shrimp Tacos

  • The Ganachery: Key Lime Pop and Honey Lavender Square

Get a Taste Enjoy samples of select menu items at this event.


When & Where

  • Date: August 4, 2023

  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Location: Waterview Park


There is no admission charge to the culinary events, guests just need to register to attend at www.disneysprings.com/culinaryseries.


Attendees will have the opportunity to sample the dishes as well as interact with the chef.


Disney Springs Flavors of Florida Culinary Series

Between the culinary series events, guests can experience menu items with a Florida twist at various Disney Springs establishments starting July 1. For instance, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar will offer Florida shrimp tacos featuring Florida jerk marinated Gulf shrimp, watermelon-avocado pico de gallo, jalapeño, corn tortilla and lime.


The Edison is concocting a cocktail called the Sunny Disposition, which combines Florida cane vodka from St. Augustine with Florida-grown tangelos, strawberries and grapefruit. And at Enzo’s Hideaway, they are whipping up a Creamsicle Coppa, a delicious dessert that pays homage to warm Florida summers with its orange sorbet, vanilla gelato, white chocolate crunchy pearls and whipped cream.


Check out our guide to this year’s Flavors of Florida Foodie Guide filled with refreshingly delicious bites at Disney Springs!


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Amorette’s Patisserie

  • Orange Cream Puff: Choux pastry with orange craquelin filled with orange curd and honey orange gel (New)

  • Orange Bird Dome Cake: Layers of Grand Marnier-soaked vanilla chiffon cake, mandarin pâte de fruit, mandarin orange cream, and white chocolate crispy pearls (Available for pre-orders and cake decorating experience) (New)

  • Strawberry Spritzer: French 75 with strawberry purée served in a Flavors of Florida CORKCICLE (New)


The BOATHOUSE

  • Pan Roasted Golden Tilefish: Citrus escabeche, coconut ginger rice, and cilantro aïoli (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

  • Key West Shrimp Cocktail: Seasoned shrimp tossed with a mix of avocado, mango, cucumber, and a house-made cocktail sauce accompanied by homemade buttermilk crackers (New)

  • Florida Crush Cocktail: Combination of Florida’s iconic crops – oranges and strawberries – muddled with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, then complemented with a splash of freshly-squeezed orange juice and agave syrup (New)


Chicken Guy!

  • Sunshine Shake: A blend of hand-spun vanilla soft-serve and fresh Florida orange juice garnished with a crown of fresh whipped cream


City Works Eatery & Pour House

  • Seared Grouper: Pan-seared grouper melds with citrus chipotle rice, Cuban spiced black bean puree, smoked watermelon pico de gallo, chili oil, and micro cilantro (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Coca-Cola Store Rooftop Beverage Bar

  • Orange Cream Float: Mix of Coca-Cola, vanilla ice cream and an orange cream bar presented in a novelty cup you can take home for a memorable treat (New)


D-Luxe Burger

  • Lime Garage Burger: Deluxe patty topped with pepper jack cheese, pork belly, and fried green tomato served with an avocado, lime, and jalapeño spread

  • Orange Bird Milkshake: Artisanal shake made with vanilla gelato and orange topped with sprinkles


Dockside Margaritas

  • Frozen Orange Daiquiri: Siesta Key Silver rum, Cointreau liqueur, orange juice, and vanilla ice cream garnished with an orange wedge (New)


The Edison

  • Sunny Disposition: Florida cane vodka from St. Augustine, Florida orange liqueur, Lillet Blanc, fruity fraise de bois, and local fruits including navel oranges, Minneola tangelos, Plant City strawberries, and Indian River grapefruit (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Enzo’s Hideaway & Maria & Enzo’s

  • Key West Pink Shrimp Risotto: Fine Italian vialone nano rice, Key West pink shrimp, guanciale, sweet corn, herbs, and pecorino Romano (New)

  • Creamsicle Coppa: Vanilla gelato, made in-house, paired with orange sorbet, whipped cream and white chocolate crunchy pearls, recreating a classic childhood favorite dessert (New)


Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew

  • Citrus Dream Donut: Orange-glazed confection with white buttercream, citrus-flavored icing, an orange-flavored candy, and fresh mint

  • Orange Lemonade with Sweet Cold Foam: Blend of lemonade and orange juice cold foam


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Frontera Cocina

  • Orange Shrimp Cocktail: Assortment of Florida pink shrimp, hibiscus-citrus avocado salsa, jicama, cucumber, red onions, cilantro, and lime served with tortilla chips

  • Agave Maria: Tromba Tequila Blanco, Ilegal Mezcal Joven, clarified lemon juice, and orange liqueur (New)


The Ganachery

  • Honey Lavender Square: Ganache square flavored with honey and lavender and enrobed in dark chocolate (New)

  • Key Lime Pop: White chocolate blended with key lime juice and fresh lime zest covered with dark chocolate


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Gideon’s Bakehouse

  • Key Lime Chocolate Chip Cookie: Vanilla bean cookie dough infused with Florida Key lime juice and blanketed with premium chocolate chips and special Key lime pie crumbs (New)

  • Orange Mocha Nitro Cold Brew: Dessert coffee made with locally roasted beans, maple syrup, rich dark chocolate, and delicious Florida oranges (New)


House of Blues Restaurant & Bar

  • Florida Sunshine Mango Lager: New seasonal lager on draft from the Winter Garden-based brewery Crooked Can (New)

  • Local Florida Mahi Tacos: Tacos served on a flour tortilla, filled with pickled onion and coleslaw, and topped with cilantro crema and fresh cilantro (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Jaleo by José Andrés

  • Ensalada de Sandía y Tomate: Salad made with compressed Florida watermelon, heirloom tomatoes, PX reduction, goat cheese, pistachios, and sherry dressing (New)

  • Vieras crudas a los cítricos: Thinly sliced scallops dressed with Florida citrus dressing (New)

  • Gambas Gabardina: Beer-battered Florida Atlantic white shrimp with caper mayonnaise (New)

  • Pato con Melocotónes y Naranjas: Seared duck breast with sweet peaches and a Valencia orange glaze (New)

  • Jamón Serrano con Melón: 24-month cured serrano ham with summer melon and sherry dressing (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar

  • Florida Shrimp Tacos: Florida jerk marinated gulf shrimp, watermelon, avocado, pico de gallo, and jalapeño served on a corn tortilla with a lime

  • Jock’s Citrus Old Fashioned: A classic cocktail with a Florida summer twist

  • Florida Mule: Florida Cane “Orlando Orange” Vodka, ginger beer, orange juice, and simple syrup


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

  • Buzzin’ Honey Latte: A buzzing combo of espresso, milk, honey, and vanilla syrup topped with cold foam and a special character (New)


Morimoto Asia

  • Cedar Key Clams “Chow Fun”: Cantonese dish with fresh Cedar Key clams, flat rice noodles, garlic chives, and Chinese black bean sauce (New)

  • “Banh Gan” Orange Blossom Crème Caramel: Vietnamese crème caramel reimagined with orange segments, sweet cream, and candied zest (New)

  • Orenji Dreamsicle: Cocktail that blends the flavors of Florida and Japan, made with Absolut Vanilia and citrus-infused Haku vodka, Cointreau, orange juice, orgeat, and Calpico (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Paddlefish

  • Key Lime Pie: Graham cracker crust and torched meringue


Pizza Ponte

  • Pizza Diavola: Salame Calabrese and chili with local Orlando petal honey (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

The Polite Pig

  • Key West Pink Shrimp Ceviche: Shrimp, smoked melon, shishito peppers, and local tomato vinaigrette with a drizzle of hot honey (New)


Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant

  • Sunshine State of Mind: Sweet orange pudding with whipped cream and an orange butterscotch sauce (New)

  • The Florida Split: Florida P1 Vodka, Florida local J.F. Haden’s Mango Liqueur, vanilla ice cream, and orange and mango juice (New)


Rainforest Cafe

  • Malibu Combo: Jerk seasoned mahi mahi topped with red onion and pineapple salsa served alongside Caribbean coconut shrimp with a coconut rum sauce and Caribbean rice (New)

  • Sailfish Brewing Sunrise City IPA: West coast-style IPA brewed with Columbus, Amarillo, and Mosaic hops, featuring a smooth finish and notes of bitter citrus (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Salt & Straw

  • Exquisito Guanabana Stracciatella: Tropical guanabana sherbet swirled with ribbons of dark chocolate Stracciatella with a floral undertone (New)


The Spice and Tea Exchange

  • Florida Sunshine Tea: Blend of floral and citrus flavors (New) (Available hot or iced)


Splitsville Dining Room

  • Grilled Key West Pink Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette: Spring mix greens, strawberries, oranges, cucumbers, tomato, parsley, red onions, and feta cheese tossed in strawberry vinaigrette

  • Key Lime Pie Martini: Florida’s iconic dessert in a glass rimmed with graham cracker crumbs (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

STK Orlando

  • Cuban Sandwich: Pulled pork, ham, and cheese with pickles and mustard (New)

  • Conch Fritters: Conch fritters with a spicy remoulade sauce and lime wedges (New)

  • Key Lime Bar topped with meringue, lime zest, and toasted coconut (New)


Sunshine Churros

  • Orange County Creamsicle: Churro rolled in orange sugar topped with cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of orange and white toppings (New)


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Swirls on the Water

  • Orange Bird Sundae: DOLE Whip Orange in a vanilla waffle bowl with whipped cream, green sprinkles, and an Orange Bird chocolate decoration (New)


Terralina Crafted Italian

  • Almare Spritz (New)

    • Classico: Classic Italian spritz flavors of bitter orange, rhubarb, and subtle herbal notes

    • Hugo: Refreshing and bright with elderflower, lemon, and mint

    • Rosa: Notes of grapefruit, bitter herbs, and flowers


T-REX

  • Blackened Tuna: Tuna seared rare served over cilantro-lime rice with a side of mango, avocado, and heirloom cherry tomato salad (New)

  • Oyster City Mangrove Pale Ale: Classic pale ale with a malty body and mild hops fermented in mangos for a tropical, fruit-forward flavor


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Vivoli il Gelato

  • Strawberry Shortcake Bombolato: Cake batter gelato, strawberry sauce, and fresh strawberries inside a warm Italian doughnut (New)

  • Orange Blossom Honey Cannoli: Creamy blend of ricotta and orange blossom honey served in a crispy Italian pastry shell (New)


Wine Bar George— A Restaurant & Bar

  • Dicuru Burrata: Dicuru burrata paired with tomatoes from The Villages Grown, Belle Glade corn, and Olde Hearth sourdough bread featuring ingredients sourced from Florida (New)

  • Frozen Old Fashioned: Frozen old fashioned made with DOLE Whip Orange and George Dickel 8-Year-Old Tennessee Whiskey


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

YeSake Florida

  • Fresh Poke Bowl: Fluffy rice, grilled chicken, crisp lettuce, carrots, cucumber, avocado, mandarin oranges, and tempura crunch topped with a savory roasted sesame sauce (New)

  • Florida Sunset: A tropical blend of Ozeki Sake, Nigori Sake, Monin Banana, and peach syrups and DOLE Pineapple Juice (New)


Outdoor Bars Throughout Disney Springs

  • Blood Orange Gin and Tonic: St. Augustine Gin, Tippler’s Orange, blood orange, and tonic water garnished with an orange wedge

  • Key Lime Margarita: Patrón Silver tequila, Grand Marnier liqueur, Key lime juice, and vanilla garnished with a half graham cracker rim (New)


We hope you’re excited to taste your way through Flavors of Florida presented by CORKCICLE!


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

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