Disney World’s Creative Culinary Team Honors Women’s History Month

Disney World’s Creative Culinary Team Honors Women’s History Month

The Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating “Her”story during Women’s History Month (March) with special food/beverages inspired by the female members of the culinary creative team including chefs, pastry chefs, and mixologists.

This month you can indulge in delicious dishes, decadent treats and specialty cocktails resort wide and this is your guide to all there is to offer.  Let’s look at how Disney World is celebrating women through “flavor” as well as the where, what, and how long?

Disney World Resorts

All-Star Resorts Honors Women’s History Month

World Premier Food Court, Intermission Food Court, and End Zone Food Court

The Chocolate “Muse” Cake has complimentary flavors: chocolate (beauty) mousse, orange ginger (balance) panna cotta and a Black Currant (bold) Whipped Cream. (Available through March 31)

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

The Marra and Boma: Flavors of Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Chef Kuloud, who was inspired by African flavors and by her Syrian roots, created the “South African Vegetable Bowl”.  This is a plant based sweet potato soup with tomato and sunflower butter, pilau rice topped with dates, apricot achar, and avocado tahini. (Available through March 31)  

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Disney’s Art of Animation and Pop Century Resorts

Landscape of Flavors and Everything Pop Honors Women’s History Month

Enjoy the “How Far I’ll Go” Haupia Pie which is a chocolate coconut pie with a layer of coconut haupia custard. (Available through March 31)

Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort

Beach Club Marketplace and The Ale & Compass Market

The Beach Club Marketplace at Beach Club Resort
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At both Marketplaces you can pick up the “Tiana Praline Cupcake” which is a vanilla cupcake filled with pecan-praline filling topped with a vanilla buttercream.  (Available through March 30)

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Centertown Market Honor Women’s History Month

Try the Tropical Paradise Cheesecake which is a classic cheesecake topped with passionfruit coulis, mousse, popping boba pearls, and white chocolate. (Available through March 31)

Chef Assistant Yaneth created this treat which is inspired by the bright beautiful flavors and blooms of the Caribbean.

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Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort 

Toledo –Tapas, Steak & Seafood

Chef Chelsea wanted to emulate the flavors of afternoon tea with a unique twist, while Chef Assistant Meg was inspired to create “an edible piece of art”.

Try the “Teatime Salad”.  This endive and arugula salad has Earl Grey vinaigrette, strawberries, and lavender-fennel pollen-infused goat cheese.  Then have dessert try the coconut Flan with passion fruit sauce, fresh passionfruit, and mango with a hibiscus tuille and edible flowers. (Available through March 31)

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort tiktok: @bizzyrunninganddizn

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa 

Gasparilla Island Grill

Here you can get a sweet treat Inspired by gingerbread through the partnership between Proprietor Debbie and Pastry Chef Kristine.  Try the Gingerbread Latte Whoopie Pie.  This treat is filled with latte cream. (Available through March 31)

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Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter and Riverside

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factoryand Riverside Mill Food Court.

“Wishing On Stars” is a Mango mousse with coconut-lime gelée, coconut glaze, and chocolate décor.  (Available through March 31). 

Entrance to Sassagoula Float Works Food Factory
The Entrance to Sassagoula Float Works Food Factory
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Available at Various Resorts Honoring Women’s History Month

Chef Becky created a dish inspired by the blooming vegetables and fresh ingredients of the springtime. 

Honey-Thyme Pork Loin with Roasted Garden Vegetables: Tender pork loin with roasted garden vegetables, edible flowers, and honey-thyme reduction.

Available at the following through March 31:

  • World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
  • Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
  • End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
  • Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
  • Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
  • Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
  • Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort
  • Everything POP Shopping & Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort

There’s a unique cocktail at some lounges and table-service restaurants at Disney resort hotels.  These cocktails feature Uncle Nearest Whiskey.  The Uncle Nearest Whiskey company is both a black-owned and women-owned distillery. 

Whiskey Tradition: Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Whiskey, pineapple juice, almond, agave, and angostura bitters.  (Available through March 31) 

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Another drink created with Uncle Nearest available at various pool bars and table-service restaurants is the “Pineapple Mule”.  The whiskey is mixed with Hella Cocktail Co. ginger bitters, pineapple juice, ginger beer, and mint.  (Available through March 31)

Disney World Theme Parks Honor Women’s History Month

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Tiffins Restaurant and Nomad Lounge

The Uncle Nearest Whiskey was also used in both specialty creations offered at Tiffins Restaurant to celebrate Women’s History Month:

  • Peach Cobbler Whiskey Cake: Peach cobbler cake, honey vanilla bean ice cream, and brown butter whiskey caramel.  (Available through March 31)
  • The Ginger Whiskey featuring Uncle Nearest 1856 Whiskey with notes of ginger and brown sugar.  (Available through March 31)
Tiffins Restaurant in Animal Kingdom Park
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Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue

The “Tiana Banana Pudding” has proven to be a winner from “Celebrate Soulfully” this year and will continue to delight guests through March 31 in honor of Women’s History Month. 

regal eagle smokehouse
Regal Eagle Smokehouse
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Sunshine Seasons 

Chef Veronica, inspired by her origins in Mexico, created the Birria Tacos with beef that includes monterey jack cheese, onions, cilantro, and lime served with consommé.  In addition, you can sample the earl grey tea sponge cake with lavender yogurt cream crafted by Chef Assistant Anna and inspired by Marie Curie

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Funnel Cake

The “Cold Fudge Funnel Cake” has chocolate-dipped vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, caramel and chocolate chips and was created by Ellen Korbin. Sounds like an amazing dessert honoring Women’s History Month! (Available through March 31)

Magic Kingdom Park  

Cinderella’s Royal Table

Chef Katie Gross created an appetizer to honor Cinderella’s return to greeting and hugging guests during their meal- Braised Beef with carrot and coriander purée, shallot jam, and horseradish gremolada. 

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Cinderella’s Royal Table also has adult beverages available for the grown-ups meeting the princesses.  The following wine selections come from The McBride Sisters, which is a both a black-owned and women-owned business.

  • McBride Sisters Sparkling Brut Rosé
  • McBride Sisters Sauvignon Blanc
  • McBride Sisters Chardonnay

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Honors Women’s History Month

Hollywood Scoops

At this ice cream kiosk, you will delight in Tiana’s Mardi Gras Milkshake, a Mardi Gras king cake doughnut topping a cinnamon vanilla milkshake to celebrate both Women’s History Month and Mardi Gras. (Available through March 31).

photo credit: Disney Destinations

Disney Springs  

City Works Eatery & Pour House

“Her Hops Beer Flight” features beers from all women-led or owned breweries. They include Robonaut Red Ale from Playalinda Brewing Co., You’re My Boy, Blue! from Brew Bus Brewing, Hakuna Matata from D9 Brewing Company, and Duke’s Cold Nose from Bold City Brewery. (Available through March 31)

The Ganachery

Are you a chocolate lover?  Try Ahsoka Pop!  Which is plant-based coconut and blueberry ganache enrobed in dark chocolate. (Available through March 31)

The Ganachery at Disney Springs
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Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Honors Women’s History Month

Meatball?  Yes Please!  “Nona’s Homestyle Meatballs” are hand-crafted Italian meatballs with Sunday gravy, basil pesto, home-made lemon ricotta, grilled focaccia, and grated pecorino Romano. (Available through March 31)

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. in The Landing

Joffrey’s has a new blend:  Disney Encanto Familia Madrigal Blend.  This special blend for Women’s History Month features Mirabel Madrigal herself on the packaging.  In addition, you can also try the exclusive Disney Princess Ripples.  (Both choices available through March 31)

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The Polite Pig

Grandma’s Beef Tips & Gravy sounds like comfort food at its finest!  What else would you expect from The Polite Pig.  This dish is combination of “pillowy white rice with a creamy, smoked mushroom twist dressed in a savory, hearty, and herby tenderloin beef gravy”. With that comes sous vide carrots in a rosemary chicken broth that are then lightly grilled with the house maple glaze topped off with a gentle kick of spice.  (Available March 1 through 31)

I hope you are excited to try these dishes, treats and drinks created by the female chefs, pastry chefs and mixologist of Disney World’s creative culinary team who are honoring Women’s History Month. I know I am! Don’t forget to add your email below in order to get the travel news as soon as it is released!

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