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, newly renovated 2BD condo right next to the Vista Cay clubhouse!
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoThe master bedroom offers a king size bed and en-suite bathroom. In the 2nd bedroom, you'll find 2 full size beds with a bathroom right across the hall. Both bedrooms also include their own flat screen TV! The living room offers a flat screen TV and a queen sleeper sofa. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to cook up your families favorite home cooked meals and the dining room has comfortable seating for 6. Also included is a walk out balcony with chairs and a table. A full size washer/dryer in the unit and Hi Speed internet! 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.
Stunning Lakeview Townhome w/ Private Pool + Themed Bedrooms
Townhome - Storey Lake Resort - OrlandoFeaturing beautiful décor, spacious living areas, and simple conveniences such as Wi-Fi, flat screen TV's, and a laundry room (with washer + dryer), this home has it all! PLUS, it's just minutes from Disney and Universal! The living room welcomes you with tasteful décor and beautiful furniture. Curl up on the sectional couch to enjoy the flat-screen TV. Pretty and practical, the fully-equipped kitchen makes it easy to get meals on the table for your guests. Featuring granite counters, stainless appliances and a large island with seating for four. You can also gather around the dining room table, just off the kitchen, with space for up to six guests. Sophisticated and chic, the first bedroom delights with a king bed and beautiful furnishings. In the second bedroom, the kids can have a slumber party with Mickey Mouse! This space is equipped with two twin beds. Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts a chic vibe with its gold and metallic finishes and luxurious king bed. It also includes an en-suite bathroom with two double sinks and a tub/shower combination. Live out your wizarding dreams in the fourth bedroom, outfitted with Harry Potter décor and a twin bed and full bed. The next-door bathroom even carries on the magical theme. Lastly, the fifth bedroom offers a king bed and en-suite bathroom. Outside in the screened lanai, splash around in the swimming pool and dine al fresco at the patio table. Optional pool heat is available for $35/day + tax. **We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.** Storey Lake is just minutes from Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and all the best sites in Orlando. You don't have to leave the resort though to find plenty to do! - Storey Lake offers a swimming pool with lazy river, two water slides, splash pad, beach area, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and other outdoor sports. Guests also have access to the poolside café, clubhouse, fitness facility and business center, and much more!
Top-Floor Condo, Near Universal &Convention Ctr.
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoThis is the perfect place to rest after a long day at the parks or convention center. You can start your day with coffee on the balcony and finish it with a meal at the formal dining room table. It is spacious and comfy with a king, queen, 2 full beds and a sleeper sofa. Each bedroom is equipped with a ceiling fan. There is high speed internet access and flat screen TVs. Within minutes you can walk down to the clubhouse to enjoy the game room or hot tub. 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.
Gorgeous Top-Floor Condo w/Private Balcony!
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoHarbor Luxury is the Orlando vacation condo you’ve been waiting to find. This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom rental property is elegantly furnished with contemporary furniture and boasts a stunning walkout balcony off of the living room. The spacious living room offers plenty of room to relax, and hosts a 42-inch TV. The main suite includes a digital safe, king bed and 32-inch TV, and the second bedroom has both a queen bed and a twin bed with a 26-inch TV. The living room also has a queen bed in the sleeper sofa, allowing for up to seven people to stay in the condo. Vista Cay is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 10 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
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