EPCOT® International Festival of the Arts is an annual event that celebrates the culinary arts, visual arts, and performing arts from around the world. One of the highlights of the festival is the wide variety of delicious food and beverages that are available for guests to enjoy. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, a savory dish, or a refreshing drink, there’s something for everyone at the festival. Staying with Casiola vacation homes when visiting the EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is a great option as it offers a wide range of vacation rental properties that are located in close proximity to EPCOT.
Deconstructed BLT at The Destructed Dish (near Port of Entry)
One of the most popular food items at the EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is the “Deconstructed BLT” sandwich. This dish features pork belly, soft-poached egg, onion bread pudding, watercress espuma, and tomato jam. The flavors of the pork belly and tomato jam come together perfectly in this dish and make it a must-try for anyone who loves pork belly.
Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib at Pastoral Palate (Germany)
Another popular food item at the festival is the “Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib.” This dish features a rich and creamy parsnip purée, broccolini, with a variety of baby tomatoes all nestled in aged balsamic. The flavors of the beef and the aged balsamic make this dish stand out among all the other options.
Carne Asada at El Artista Hambriento (Mexico)
If you’re in the mood for something a little more savory, the “Carne Asada” is a great option. This dish features a juicy, perfectly cooked Chipotle-marinated beef sirloin, served with a sweet potato purée, and crispy-fried onions. It’s a classic dish that never gets old and will be loved by meat lovers and one of the new dishes at El Artista Hambriento in the Mexico pavilion.
Frozen French Martini at L’Art de la Cuisine Francaise (France)
For those looking for a refreshing drink, the “Frozen French Martini” at L’Art de la Cuisine Francaise in the France pavilion is a great option. This drink is a blend of Grey Goose Vodka, vodka, chambord liqueur, pineapple, orange, and grape juices with lemon-lime foam, creating a perfectly balanced sweet and tangy drink, which is perfect to enjoy while strolling the festival. There are also non-alcoholic options like the “Amber Frost” at World Discovery (near mission: Space) which is a delicious blend of frozen lemon ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, blood orange, and orange popping boba pearls.
Food & wine pairing options
In addition to these popular food items, there are many other delicious options to choose from at the festival. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, a savory dish, or a refreshing drink, you’re sure to find something that you’ll love. The festival also features a variety of food and wine pairings, where you can sample delicious food items along with a carefully curated selection of wines. This is a great opportunity to experience the art of pairing different flavors and textures, and to learn more about the wine-making process.
Finally, guess who has returned? FIGMENT IS BACK! The EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is becoming more imaginative, with Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food, and Little Sparks of Magic. Not only that, but you can bring Figment home with you with the brand-new Fruity Fig Bar Figment Disney Munchling. This limited-edition Disney Munchling has the sweet smell of berries and can be found at the festival’s merchandise locations.
The festival also features several food-related events, such as cooking demonstrations, where you can learn from some of the best chefs in the world. These demonstrations are a great way to get inspired and pick up new cooking tips and tricks. In addition, there are also workshops and classes where you can learn how to make different types of bread, pastries, and other delicious treats.
The EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is a fantastic event that celebrates the culinary arts, visual arts, and performing arts from around the world. The wide variety of delicious food and beverages that are available at the festival is a highlight of the event. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, a savory dish, or a refreshing drink, there’s something for everyone at the festival. The food and wine pairings, cooking demonstrations and other food-related events at the festival make it a truly unique and enjoyable experience for all.
The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine
The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine is a popular event that takes place during the EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023. Take a walk on the sweet side as you eat your way through EPCOT®. Set out on a tasty journey around EPCOT®, complete with seven vibrant dishes and one technicolor treat to enjoy at the end. Use your Festival Passport as a guide to find specially marked menu items, then keep track of your progress by collecting a stamp after each purchase. Bring your stamped Festival Passport to the Deco Delights food studio once you’ve enjoyed at least 5 of the 7 dishes and collected the corresponding stamps to receive a complimentary Artist Palette Cookie.
Stay with Casiola Orlando and be close to all the fun
Staying with Casiola Orlando when visiting The EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is a great option for several reasons. Casiola offers a wide range of vacation rental properties that are located close to EPCOT®. This means that you can easily walk or take a short drive to the park, without having to worry about parking or transportation. The vacation rental properties are spacious, comfortable, and well-equipped, providing you with all the amenities you need to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. This includes fully equipped kitchens, comfortable bedrooms, and private outdoor spaces. The rental properties are designed to accommodate a larger number of guests, which means you can enjoy the festival together without having to book multiple hotel rooms. Discover our wide range of properties to choose from.
Gorgeous 2BR/2BA Condo at Vista Cay!
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoFrom the complimentary WiFi to the washer and dryer to the flat-screen TVs in each room, this home makes your stay laid-back and stress-free. Plus, you’re only a few minutes from Disney World and all the other fun Orlando attractions. Enjoy lots of quality time with your family in the open and airy main living area, connecting the kitchen, dining area and living room. Sliding glass doors open up to a private balcony with views of lush landscaping and the green grounds. You can even enjoy those views from the comfortable living room couch! The living room also has a flat-screen TV to binge-watch your favorite shows. The galley-style kitchen has everything you need to cook breakfast, dinner and everything in between. It has tons of counterspace, full-size appliances and a nice-sized pantry for all your snacks and groceries. Start your day at the kitchen’s breakfast bar, sipping on a cup of coffee and planning out the day’s itinerary. When it comes time for dinner, pull up a chair around the six-person dining room table. Bathed in natural light from the large window, the first bedroom boasts a king bed with crisp white linens and a dresser for storage. It also has an en suite bathroom with large walk-in shower. The second bedroom has plenty of sleeping space thanks to a king and a full-size bed. The en suite bathroom for this bedroom comes with a large vanity and tub/shower combination. Stay in the heart of the action at the Vista Cay Resort, located right next door to the Orange County Convention Center. You’re just minutes from Mickey’s doorstep, and a short drive to Universal Studios and SeaWorld. When you don’t feel like cooking, check out one of the many restaurants in the area. Everything you need is just a short drive away – dining, shopping and fun!
Renovated Vista Cay Condo! *Close to Convention Center + Theme Parks*
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoWith tasteful and cheerful coastal decor and large living spaces, this home puts you right into vacation mode. You’ll enjoy amenities that make it feel even more like home, including flat-screen TVs in each bedroom, complimentary WiFi and washer and dryer. Beautiful blues set a relaxing tone in the open family room. Enjoy quiet nights in, watching your favorite movies on the flat-screen TV, curled up on the couch or in one of the tufted turquoise chairs. Take your cocktail and a good book out to the private balcony off the living room. It has two relaxing chairs and lush green views. Pretty and practical, the kitchen has everything you need come meal time. It’s fully-equipped with stainless appliances and extras like a toaster and coffee maker. The dining area keeps the ocean theme going, with gorgeous blue upholstered chairs and coastal chic table that seats six comfortably. Chic and comfortable, the first bedroom features a king bed and beautiful teak furniture. The convenient en-suite bath offers a large vanity and walk-in shower. The second bedroom is just as lovely, with deep teal accent wall that sets off the crisp bedding on the queen-sized bed. With 2 full-sized beds, the third bedroom has extra sleeping space and more beautiful coastal decor. Another large bathroom rounds out the sleeping space. Vista Cay Resort enjoys a prime location in Orlando, right next door to the Orange County Convention Center. It's an easy 15-minute drive to all the major theme parks, including Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld. For those nights when you don't feel like cooking, you're also close to tons of restaurants.
Rich décor and modern luxuries at this Vista Cay condo!
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoNever has a vacation rental been more perfect! Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and plenty of space for up to six guests, you and your family will enjoy Florida in style. Each bedroom features its own flat screen TV, and the expansive living area also has a flat screen TV so no one will fight over the remote. Fully equipped with high-speed internet access and a gourmet kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, this unit has everything you need to enjoy a perfect stay in Orlando. Vista Cay Resort is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 15 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
Orlando getaway with all the comforts of home!
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoModern, luxurious leather furniture and bright decor make this elegant condo perfect for families and business travelers alike. The gourmet kitchen is fully stocked with all the appliances and tools you need to make meals for your family or to easily entertain guests. With a king bed in the master suite and two twin beds in the second bedroom, this condo has all the space you need for up to four guests to sleep comfortably. TVs in each bedroom, a 46-inch TV in the living area, cable and wireless internet mean everyone will be pleased with all the options for entertainment. Enjoy a quiet cup of coffee on the balcony or take part in a sunset cocktail as you enjoy the Florida weather. Vista Cay Resort is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 15 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
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