June 15, 2024

Full Food Booth Menus for 2024 EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival

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Walt Disney World has released Outdoor Kitchen food booth menus for the 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, the park's big springtime celebration. This sneak peek shares food photos and a full list of

Walt Disney World has released Outdoor Kitchen food booth menus for the 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, the park’s big springtime celebration. This sneak peek shares food photos and a full list of new & returning savory snacks, decadent desserts, and novelty items–plus my commentary about what sounds delicious!

This year, the EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival runs from February 28 through May 27, 2024 at Walt Disney World. (See our Ultimate Guide to the 2024 EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival Guide for everything you need to know before you go!) The Outdoor Kitchens are all located throughout the World Showcase pavilions and portions of the new neighborhoods of Future World, just like the Food Studios before them during Festival of the Arts.

As we already discussed at length in our 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival Preview, this year’s event is ending early. Way early. So early that Walt Disney World must be planning something else. Given the early ending, radio silence about the opening of CommuniCore Hall, and the reality that Disney wouldn’t leave that sweet, sweet food & beverage revenue on the table, we’re guessing that a new-for-2024 EPCOT Summer Festival is going to be announced soon. Obviously, that’s a bit outside the scope of a post about Outdoor Kitchen menus, but if you’re wondering why this year’s festival is over a month shorter than last year, that’s probably why!

Back on topic, there are nearly 20 Outdoor Kitchens and over 60 new items at the 2024 EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival. Not to diminish that number, because there are a decent amount of new dishes this year, but about three-quarters of the new items are drinks. Beyond that, the Mexico and Italy booths have all-new menus (like always) that are sure to be every bit as “good” as last year’s editions.

Other new items are returning snacks (with slight tweaks, maybe?) that have been on hiatus for a year or two. Then there’s the truly new stuff, which is maybe a dozen dishes. That’s still a pretty good number–and as you’ll see in perusing the food photos below, some of these items look fantastic!

Once the Festival kicks off, be sure to pick up a Festival Passport and join in on the tasty foodie fun with the return of Garden Graze. To join in on this food stroll, which features 8 tasty bites from the Outdoor Kitchens, simply get a stamp on your passport after your purchase and once you collect five, you can receive your exclusive treat from the Pineapple Promenade.

For a convenient way to pay as you go, try these specially-designed mini festival-themed Disney Gift Cards. Simply load it and wear it on your wrist for quick and easy scanning when you purchase all your festival favorites.

Of course, food is not the only draw of the EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival–or even the highlight of the event. The celebration also features new character topiaries & gardens (featuring additions in the World Celebration Gardens for the first time), the Garden Rocks Concert Series makes its return, there’s event-exclusive merchandise to buy, and more.

As you’ll see from the Outdoor Kitchen food booth menus below, Walt Disney World’s culinary and beverage teams created some new foods for 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, and also brought back numerous fan favorites. Here’s a run-through of the menus, followed by my commentary about what sounds good!

The Honey Bee-stro

Food Items:

  • Chicken and Waffles: Crispy chicken and a honey sweet cornbread waffle with whipped honey butter and spicy honey
  • Honey-glazed Cauliflower with honey-roasted carrot purée, wild rice pilaf, spring vegetables, honey-blistered grapes, and sunflower brittle (New) 

Beverages:

  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze with Streusel (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Copperpoint Brewing Co. Bee’s Squeeze Blonde Ale (New)  
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Orange Blossom Honey Wine
  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze with blueberry vodka and streusel

Pineapple Promenade 

Food Items:

  • Spicy Hot Dog with pineapple chutney and plantain chips
  • DOLE Whip (Plant-based) 

Beverages:

  • Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • DOLE Whip with Fanta (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Tropical Hefe
  • Copperpoint Brewing Co. Tropical Hibiscus Blonde Ale (New) 
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Perni Haze Hazy IPA (New) 
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Violet Lemonade Ale
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Sparkling Pineapple Wine
  • DOLE Whip topped with Sōmrus Mango Cream Liqueur
  • Pineapple Beer Flight

Florida Fresh 

Food Items: 

  • Grilled Warm Water Lobster Tail with Key lime butter (New) 
  • Cubanito with mojo-marinated pork belly, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and stone ground mustard sauce (New) 
  • Florida Strawberry Shortcake (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)

Beverages: 

  • Cucumber-Watermelon Slushy (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Cucumber-Watermelon Slushy with Gin

Swirled Showcase 

Food Items: 

  • Soft-serve in a Waffle Cone
    • Vanilla
    • Peanut Butter
    • Grape Jelly
  • Strawberry Basil Sorbet in a waffle cone (New) 
  • Ice Cream Float: Vanilla Soft-serve and Barq’s Red Creme Soda (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Liquid Nitro Honey-Mascarpone Cheesecake with fresh honey, granulated honey, honey mead blueberry compote (New) 

Beverages:

  • Vanilla Soft-serve with Cantaloupe Liqueur (New) 
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Quirk Strawberry Banana Whip Hard Seltzer
  • Strawberry Basil Sorbet with Hard Seltzer

Refreshment Port 

Food Item: 

  • Plant-based Buffalo Chicken Tender Poutine on crispy potato barrels with ranch, and plant-based blue cheese crumbles (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)

Beverages: 

  • Country Boy Brewing Orange Cream Hard Cider (New) 
  • Villa Maria Earth Garden Sauvignon Blanc
  • Frozen Mojito with Boyd & Blair Rum

Northern Bloom 

Food Items:

  • Beef Tenderloin Tips with mushroom bordelaise sauce, whipped potatoes, and garden vegetables
  • Chocolate Maple Whisky Cake

Beverages: 

  • Florida Orange Groves Sparkling Blackberry Wine (New) 
  • Collective Arts Brewing Beyond Reason Micro Pale Ale (New) 
  • Glutenberg Blonde Ale
  • Collective Arts Brewing Grapefruit Lime Sour (New) 
  • Beer Flight

La Isla Fresca 

Food Items:

  • IMPOSSIBLE Jamaican Beef Patty with Spicy Papaya Syrup (New) (Plant-based)
  • Coconut Tres Leches: Vanilla cake soaked with oat, almond, and coconut milks topped with toasted coconut (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)  

Beverages:

  • Tropical Slush: Lemonade, grapefruit, and simple syrup (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Mango Wowie Hazy IPA with mango (New)
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Tropical Perception White Sangria
  • Tropical Breeze with Don Q Límon Rum

Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina 

Food Items:

  • Mediterranean Flatbread with chermoula, roasted vegetables, artichoke, olives, feta cheese
  • Orange Blossom-Saffron Cake

Beverages: 

  • Pomegranate Mimosa
  • Keel Farms Pear Honeysuckle Hard Cider (New) 
  • Woodchuck Imperial Sippin’ Citrus Hard Cider (New) 
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Pomegranate Hard Cider
  • Cider Flight

Magnolia Terrace 

Food Items:

  • Muffuletta Panini with ham, salami, mortadella, provolone, and Swiss with olive salad
  • Spicy Chicken Gumbo with andouille sausage and long grain & wild rice
  • Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

Beverages:

  • Bayou Cocktail: Spiced rum, coconut rum, fruit punch, and orange juice
  • Urban Artifact Capy Snacks Fruit Punch Fruit Ale (New) 
  • Schneider Weisse LoveBeer Weissbier (New) 
  • Parish Brewing Co. Ghost in the Machine Double IPA
  • Beer Flight

Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market 

Food Items:

  • Potato Pancakes with house-made apple sauce (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)
  • Toasted Pretzel Bread topped with black forest ham and melted cheese
  • Warm Cheese Strudel with berry compote

Beverages:

  • Bitburger Premium Pils
  • Stiegl Brewery Raspberry Radler
  • Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier
  • Apfelschaumwein: Apple Sparkling Wine and Apple Liqueur
  • Beer Flight

Refreshment Outpost

Food Items:

  • Seasonal Fruit Parfait with sweet chili sauce and DOLE Whip Mango (New) (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)
  • Tangerine Soft-serve
  • Ice Cream Float: Tangerine soft-serve and Barq’s Red Creme Soda

Beverages: 

  • Lavender Martini: Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka with lavender and lemon
  • Crooked Can Brewing Sorpresa Picante Pale Ale Winter Garden (New) 
  • Woodchuck 802 Barrel-Aged Hard Cider (New) 
  • SweetWater Brewing Co. Fruit Punch IPA (New)

Trowel & Trellis

Food Items:

  • IMPOSSIBLE Farmhouse Meatball with lentil bread, spinach, marinated vegetables, and creamy herb aïoli (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)
  • Soy-glazed Sticky Ribs with green onions and peanuts
  • Chocolate Mousse Terrarium with matcha crumble, and chocolate soil (New) 

Beverages:

  • Raspberry and Lemon Herbal Tea: Twinings Raspberry & Lemon Herbal Tea, and Simply Limeade (Non-alcoholic beverage) (New) 
  • Raspberry and Lemon Herbal Tea with Gin: Twinings Raspberry & Lemon Herbal Tea, Simply Limeade, and Conniption Kinship Gin (New) 
  • Surreal Brewing Co. Natural Bridges Kolsch Style Non-Alcoholic Beer (New) 
  • Brew Hub Strawberry Heatwave Berliner (New) 

The Citrus Blossom

Food Items:

  • Orange Sesame Tempura Shrimp with orange-chile sauce
  • Lemon Meringue Pie: Lemon curd, lemon mousse, and toasted meringue

Beverages:

  • Orange-Lemon Smoothie in a souvenir Orange Bird sipper cup (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Southern Tier Brewing Company Orange Twist Imperial Ale (New) 
  • Left Hand Brewing Lemon Drop Shandy (New)
  • Stone Brewing Tangerine Express Hazy IPA (New) 
  • Key Lime Wine Slush (New) 
  • Beer Flight

BRUNCHCOT 

Food Items:

  • Avocado Toast with marinated tomatoes and plant-based cheese crumbles on toasted ciabatta (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)
  • Biscuit and Gravy with IMPOSSIBLE Chicken Fried Steak and IMPOSSIBLE Sausage Gravy (New) 
  • Fried Cinnamon Roll Bites with cream cheese frosting and candied bacon

Beverages:

  • Froot Loops Shake (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Peach Bellini
  • Coffee Cocktail: Joffrey’s Coffee with milk, vanilla vodka, and Kahlúa Rum and Coffee Liqueur

EPCOT Farmers Feast 

Food Items:

Early Bloom Menu (Available Feb. 28 through March 30):

  • Veal Tenderloin with spring pea risotto featuring BEN’S ORIGINAL INTERNATIONAL GRAINS Arborio Rice and red wine syrup (New)
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Upside-down Cake with crème fraîche whipped cream

Springtime Menu (Available March 31 through April 27):

  • Seared Scallop with tomato risotto featuring BEN’S ORIGINAL INTERNATIONAL GRAINS Arborio Rice and tomato beurre blanc (New) 
  • Blueberry Buckle with lemon crème fraîche (New) 

Summer Solstice (Available April 28 through May 27):

  • Seared Pork Tenderloin with corn risotto featuring BEN’S ORIGINAL INTERNATIONAL GRAINS Arborio Rice and roasted red pepper sauce (New) 
  • Peach Galette with ginger-vanilla whipped cream (New)

Food Item (Available throughout entire festival):

  • Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with savory garlic spread and plant-based cheese (Plant-based) (Garden Graze Food Stroll)

Beverages (Available throughout entire festival):

  • Hibiscus Lemonade Cocktail featuring Islamorada Brewery & Distillery Hibiscus Gin
  • Frozen Lemon Tea Cocktail with Bärenjäger Honey & Bourbon

Jardin de Fiestas 

Food Item:

  • Sope de Chilorio: Guajillo pepper-braised pork on fried corn shells with black beans, shredded cabbage, crema Mexicana, queso fresco, and chives (New) 
  • Tamale de Rajas: Poblano peppers, corn, and cheese in masa topped with poblano cream sauce, crema mexicana, pickled carrots and onions with chives (New)  
  • Flan de Guayaba: Vanilla flan with guava coulis, whipped cream, and fresh fruit (New) 

Beverages:

  • Lychee Margarita: Centinela Blanco Tequila, lychee liqueur, citrus juice, and agave nectar (New) 
  • Floral Margarita: Cherry liqueur, mezcal, hibiscus tea, and lime juice (New) 
  • Craft Mexican Draft Beer

Lotus House

Food Items:

  • Spicy Mala Chicken Skewer with creamy peanut sauce
  • House-made Cheesy Crab Wontons
  • Pan-fried Vegetable Dumplings

Beverages:

  • Mango Bubble Tea (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Brew Hub Honey Jasmine Lager Draft Beer
  • Dragon Dynasty: Baijiu spirit, light rum, dragon fruit syrup, piña colada mix, and soda water (New)
  • Lucky Peach: Peach whiskey, oolong tea, honey, lemon juice, and soda water (New) 
  • Tropical Moon: Vodka, triple sec, passion fruit syrup, soda water, and white boba pearls

Primavera Kitchen 

Food Items:

  • Bocconcini: Mozzarella bocconcini, grape tomatoes, and pesto sauce (New) 
  • Arrabbiata: Pennette pasta, spicy tomato sauce, and buttery shrimp (New) 
  • Quattro Formaggi: Pennette pasta and four-cheese sauce (New) 
  • Chocolate Cannoli: Chocolate-covered cannoli shell with peanut butter-ricotta filling (New) 

Beverages:

  • Peroni Pilsner
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Prosecco
  • Italian Sangria (Available in red or white) 
  • Italian Margarita with limoncello and tequila

Hanami

Food Items:

  • Frushi: Strawberry, pineapple, and lychee wrapped in coconut rice and pink soy wrap served with whipped cream, drizzled raspberry sauce, and toasted coconut
  • Steam Bun filled with vegetables and plant-based soy meat (New) 
  • Ramen Cup: Ramen salad shaken in a cup with fresh vegetables, grilled chicken, and dashi broth with chili oil and yuzu (New) 

Beverages:

  • Watermelon-Strawberry Lemonade (New) 
  • Orange Blossom Brewing Co. Cherry Blossom Green Tea Pilsner (New) 
  • Ichigo Breeze Cocktail: Sake with Strawberry and Watermelon (New) 
  • Ozeki Pineapple Nigori Sake (New) 

Fleur de Lys 

Food Items:

  • Croissant au Fromage de Chèvre, Herbes et Ail Rôtie: Croissant with Goat Cheese, Herbs, and Roasted Garlic
  • Parmentier de Canard A L’Orange: Pulled Duck Confit with Orange Sauce and Garlic-Rosemary Mashed Potatoes (New) 
  • Gâteau au Crémeux Citron, Lavende et Thym, Compote de Fruits Rouges: Warm Cake filled with Lemon, Lavender, and Thyme-infused Cream served with Berry Compote (New) 
  • Beignet Caramélisé, Fourré Crème Vanille, Glacé au Caramel Fleur de Sel: Caramelized Beignet filled with Vanilla Cream and glazed with Caramel Fleur de Sel

Beverages: 

  • Kronenbourg Blanc 1664: Fruity White Beer with Citrus Notes
  • Sparkling Raspberry Cocktail: Sparkling Wine with Raspberry Flavor
  • Jean Bojour Val de Loire: Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley (New) 
  • La Vie en Rose Frozen Slush: Vodka, Grey Goose L’Orange, St. Germain Liqueur, White and Red Cranberry Juices

Funnel Cake

  • Funnel Cake with powdered sugar, vanilla ice cream, strawberries, whipped cream, strawberry glaze, and strawberry crunch (New)

The Land Cart

Food Items:

  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with cucumbers, olives, and multigrain crackers (New) 
  • Açaí Parfait with Greek yogurt, fresh berries, and granola (New) 
  • Strawberry Fruit Bar (Plant-based)

Beverage:

  • Florida Smoothie: Pineapple, orange, and mango (New) 

Connections Eatery

Food Items:

  • Hot Honey Chicken Sandwich: Southern-fried chicken sandwich with hot honey and pickles on a brioche bun (New)
  • Orange Bird Liege Waffle

Beverage:

  • Blood Orange Hibiscus Margarita: Teremana Tequila with hibiscus and blood orange syrup, and orange juice (New)

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company 

World Discovery (Near Mission: SPACE) 

  • Iced Honey Jasmine Latte: A floral fusion of espresso, honey jasmine syrup, milk, whipped cream, and graham cracker crumbles (New) (Alcoholic version available with Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur) 

Near Canada

  • Citrus Frosted Iced Tea: A tangy blend of frozen lemonade, Minute Maid Lemonade, Iced Tea, and orange-tangerine syrup garnished with a glazed orange peel (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

Showcase Plaza (Near Disney Traders) 

  • Iced Berry Chai Latte: A berry sweet blend of chai tea, blueberry syrup, and milk topped with whipped cream and cinnamon (New) (Alcoholic version available with Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur) 

The American Adventure

  • Tropical Frosted Iced Tea: An exotic blend of frozen lemon, Minute Maid Lemonade, iced tea, and Hawaiian Island Syrup garnished with a glazed orange peel (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

Ultimately, I’m a bit mixed on the menus for the 2024 EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival. The positive is that most of our favorite booths–Farmers Feast, BRUNCHCOT, and Honey Bee-stro–are returning and will offer up our favorite foods of the event. With its rotating seasonal menus–all of which sound fantastic–Farmers Feast should be the best booth of the event. It’s always top 3, but it should pass BRUNCHCOT this year.

I’m a bit disappointed to see the trend of fewer dishes per booth continue, which includes a few major cuts that impact both BRUNCHCOT and Honey Bee-stro. Of the Disney-operated outposts, it looks like every booth has at least one fewer food item. Honey Bee-stro loses its signature dessert, which would be a big blow, but for it appearing across the way as the Liquid Nitro Honey-Mascarpone Cheesecake. This is my #1 most anticipated item, and it sounds like a beautiful marriage of the liquid nitro desserts from Food & Wine and the prior version of this cheesecake–here’s hoping it lives up to the hype.

And I hesitate to even mention this given how passionate vegetarians and vegans are–and how vocal they’ve been about fewer dishes for them at past festivals–but there are too many plant-based dishes for my tastes. I get that the EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival is a horticulture-centric event, so more dishes ‘from the greenhouse’ makes sense–but these are mostly from the lab! I could absolutely get behind more earthy fare with fresh fruits, vegetables and (especially) mushrooms, but that’s not what this is, for the most part.

It would also be one thing if these were just net additions and alternatives, but to reduce menu sizes and replace items with plant-based options is a tough blow. The end result is that a much higher percentage of all items are plant-based. This isn’t an issue across the board, but it is at the good booths. (I would welcome entirely plant-based menus at the Italy, Mexico, and China booths with open arms.) Then again, now I know how vegetarians and vegans felt when (more or less) the opposite of that happened at the 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts. Turnabout is fair play, I suppose…but I’d prefer more items, not fewer, with lots of options for everyone.

With all of that said, the 2024 EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival food lineup still looks strong. Not as good as last year or the year prior, but we shouldn’t take for granted just how much the food has improved at this event over the last ~5 years. I’m especially reminded of this as these menus and the DCA Food & Wine Festival menus were released one day apart, and Flower & Garden completely trounces the California “foodie” event. For an event focused on foliage and so forth, Flower & Garden does food surprisingly well!

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YOUR THOUGHTS

Excited for Walt Disney World’s next 2024 event to kick-off? Do you have any favorite savory snacks or decadent desserts from the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival? Any least favorite items? What are you looking forward to trying at the Outdoor Kitchen food booths? Any questions? Hearing from you is half the fun, so please share your thoughts in the comments!

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