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The 2023 Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic promises to be the biggest year yet!

The highly anticipated Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns this November, and it promises to be the biggest year yet with more than 25 food offerings, plus more than 200 wine, beer, and spirit samples.


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will return for its 14th year this November, treating guests to a street party festival with unlimited food and beverage tastings at diverse food stations, featuring unlimited culinary selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants, together with wine, beer and other sips from around the world.


The festival will showcase over 25 delicious food items featuring new dishes and festival favorites from festival-exclusive pop-ups and resident restaurants.


Guests can explore a diverse range of cuisines, with Mexican, Italian, sushi, steak, seafood, and barbeque all available throughout the event's food stations, with a different menu each night of the two night festival.


New for this year is two all-new themed areas, For the Love of Florida and the Rosé Room.


The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic takes place this year on Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, 2023, with tickets on sale now.


As this years event falls over Veterans Day. The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin has partnered with the charity Friends of Fisher House Orlando, who will receive a charitable contribution from the event. Orlando Fisher House provides free accommodations for military and veteran families while a loved one is receiving medical treatment.


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

All-new festival dishes include:

  • Red chile chicken taco with avocado, tomatillo, pico de gallo and queso fresco on corn tortillas from Rosa Mexicano

  • Smoked American Lamb: Hand crafted lamb, smoked cumin and harissa barbeque sauce, roasted black pepper and date puree and pickled mustard greens from Smokin' D's BBQ

  • Gorgonzola cheese filled agnolotti with spiced pear, walnuts, nasturtium and 'Nduja vinaigrette from Il Mulino

  • Tonnarelli Pasta: House-made tonnarelli pasta, steamed baby clams, roasted tomato sauce, Calabrian chili and guanciale from Amare

  • Congee: Slow-cooked rice porridge, shrimp dumpling, fried shallot, green onion, garlic, and crispy chili flakes from China Town pop-up


Returning festival favorites include:

  • Roasted Linz heritage black angus beef tenderloin with potato puree, pearl onion, Dijon mustard and cognac sauce from Shula's Steak House

  • Signature classic guacamole en molcajete with fresh tortilla chips and roasted tomato salsa from Rosa Mexicano

  • Crispy cauliflower with sweet and spicy Thai chili sauce shoyu from the Beer Garden

  • Dragon roll: Crispy shrimp, yellowfin tuna, Haas avocado and kewpie mayonnaise from Kimonos

  • Baked ricotta cheese, carrot two ways, radish, tomato, and pine nut "gremolata" from Il Mulino


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

2023 Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Menu


Shula’s Steakhouse

Friday: Roasted Linz Heritage Black Angus Beef Tenderloin, Potato Puree, Pearl Onion, Dijon Mustard, Cognac Sauce Saturday: Roasted Linz Heritage Black Angus Beef Tenderloin, Potato Puree, Pearl Onion, Dijon Mustard, Cognac Sauce


Smokin’ D’s BBQ

Friday: Smoked American Lamb: Hand Crafted Lamb, Smoked Cumin and Harissa Barbeque Sauce, Roasted Black Pepper and Date Puree, Pickled Mustard Greens Saturday: Smoked Beef Rib, Smoked Molasses Barbeque Sauce, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Tobacco Onions


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Todd English Bluezoo

Friday: Menu Coming Soon! Saturday: Menu Coming Soon!


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Cabana Bar and Beach Club

Friday: Compressed Late Harvest Watermelon, Spiced Labneh, Marinated Tomatoes, Frisee, Marinated Feta Cheese Saturday: Traditional Falafel, Seasoned and Herbed Ground Chick Pea, Warm Naan, Tzatziki Sauce, Tomato, Parsley


The Fountain

Friday: Beef Sliders: Hand Formed Angus Beef Patty, Truffle Aioli, Smoked Bacon, Roma Tomato Chutney Saturday: Grilled Chicken BLT: Marinated Chicken, Hellman’s Mayonnaise, Crisp Bacon, Iceberg Lettuce, Roma Tomato, Brioche Bun, Frieda’s Macaroni Salad


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Il Mulino

Friday: Gorgonzola Cheese Filled Agnolotti, Spiced Pear, Walnuts, Nasturtium, NJuda Vinaigrette Saturday: Baked Ricotta Cheese Custard, Carrot2, Radish, Tomato, Pine Nut “Gremolata”


Kimonos

Friday: Kimonos Roll: Ahi Tuna, Yellowtail, Sustainable Salmon, Wasabi Mayonnaise Saturday: Dragon Roll: Crispy Shrimp, Yellowfin Tuna, Haas Avocado, Kewpie Mayonnaise


Amare

Friday: Polpetti: Tomato Braised Lamb and Beef Meatball, Crispy potato, Saffron Aioli, Toasted Pine Nut Crumble Saturday: Tonnarelli Pasta: House-Made Tonnarelli Pasta, Steamed Baby Clams, Roasted Tomato Sauce, Calabrian Chili, Guanciale



Garden Grove

Friday: Sautéed Atlantic Salmon, Celery Root Puree, Crispy Sprouts Saturday: “Shakshuka” Horseradish ~ Dijon Cream Sauce


Picabu

Friday: Red Wine Braised Beef, New Potatoes, Field Mushrooms, Organic Vegetables, Egg Noodles Saturday: Quinoa Bowl:Toasted Organic Quinoa, Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower, Roasted Cherry Tomato, Red Onion, Pepperoncini, Lemon Rosemary Chicken


Rosa Mexicano

Friday and Saturday: Tacos: Red Chile Chicken, Avocado, Tomatillo, Pico de Gallo, Queso Fresco, Corn Tortillas Roasted Mushroom: Plancha Roasted Shiitake, Cremini and Oyster Mushrooms, Pasilla Chile, Green Apple Slaw, Sliced Avocado, Queso Fresco, Mint, Corn Tortillas



China Town

Friday and Saturday: Pan Seared Vegan Dumpling, Spicy Sauce Shu Mein: Shanghai Noodle, Braised Tofu, Shiitake Mushroom, Bamboo, Vegan Broth Congee: Slow Cooked Rice Porage, Shrimp Dumpling, Fried Shallot, Green Onion, Garlic, Crispy Chili Flakes Gua Bao: Sweet and Spicy Glazed Pork Belly, Pickled Cucumber, Red Chile, Toasted Sesame, Hot Sauce



For The Love Of Florida

Friday and Saturday: Seminole Pumpkin Fry Bread: Pumpkin Flavored Fry Bread, Powdered Sugar, Warm Pumpkin Spice Sauce Grilled Florida Oysters: House Made Kumquat Hot Sauce, Shallot Butter Tarpon Springs Greek Salad: Romaine Lettuce, Greek Dressing, Kalamata Olives, Pickled Beet, Potato Salad Butter Poached Bay Scallops: Florida Corn Puree, Charred Scallion Vinaigrette, Radish Threads, Shallot Butter



Beer Garden

Friday and Saturday: Poached Potato Dumpling: Poached Potato Dumpling Caramelized Onion Puree, Browned Butter, Crispy Bacon Crispy Buffalo Wings: Hot Sauce, Celery Sticks, Blue Cheese Dressing Crispy Cauliflower: Sweet and Spicy Thai Chili Sauce Shoyu Yert’s Boiled Peanuts



Carnival Corner

Friday and Saturday: Creamy Jalapeno Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Crab Truffled Marble Potatoes: Locatelli Cheese, Soft Herbs, “Shake and Bake Seasoning” Italian Beef: Slow Cooked Sliced Linz Heritage Angus Beef Rib-Eye, Soft Roll, Giardiniera


Pastry

Friday and Saturday: Triple Chocolate Cherry Ring Flambé, Kirschwasser Chocolate Sauce, Caramelized Sesame Ice Cream Pera Pecan Praline Cake, Black Fig Compote Blood Orange Raspberry Tart Wild Strawberry Lemon Verbena Eclair 70% Single Origin Peruvian Chocolate Mousse, Mango-Passion Fruit Gel


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Set outside among the scenic ambiance of the resort, the event features live music, over 20+ food stations, 100+ beverage selections and immersive themed areas, such as the beer garden and the bubble lounge.


Stroll the causeway where you will be tempted with a diverse selection of delectable delights prepared by the resorts award-winning chefs.


The talented chefs will be offering unrivaled cuisine to please every palate, and you can meet the star line-up of award-winning chefs including Todd English, a celebrity chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author.


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

“This event means so much to us because we get to share our passion for food and beverage with our guests in a tangible, interactive way,” said Luciano Sperduto, the resort’s director of food & beverage. “We couldn’t be more excited to create an even more delicious, energetic and memorable experience this year.”


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

Tickets to this special event are available now, and guests purchasing event tickets can also book a room at a special rate.


Tickets are on sale now for $185 per person. The price of the ticket include's ALL the food and beverages at the festival’s food booths, although seminars and additional tastings and events do cost an additional fee.


Visit www.FoodandWineClassic.com for more information and to purchase tickets to the event.


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

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