2024 Flavors of Florida Pairing Events at Disney Springs

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Flavors of Florida Pairing Events

Hey Disney Vacationers! Are you ready for a culinary adventure this summer? Disney Springs invites you to immerse yourself in the delicious and vibrant Flavors of Florida Pairing Events, running from July 1st through August 11th. This year’s event is all about intimate indoor experiences that promise to leave foodies and drink enthusiasts delighted. Here’s your guide to what’s on the menu at Disney Springs, with each restaurant offering unique tastes and pairings crafted with local ingredients.

Flavors of Florida Pairing Events

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

Event Dates: July 8 and July 11, 2024
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’
Price: To be announced

  • Start with a Cuban Sandwich, Church Lady Deviled Eggs, and Fried Green Tomatoes paired with a Florida Crush cocktail.
  • Choose between Hallelujah Biscuit, Fried Chicken & Donuts, or Fried Egg & Avocado Toast, each served with a Southern Mary cocktail.
  • Conclude with a family-style platter of Mini Donuts accompanied by an Espresso Martini.
Flavors of Florida Pairing Events

City Works Eatery & Pour House

Event Dates: July 23, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: City Works Eatery & Pour House
Price: $125

  • Jerk Chicken Empanadas with Persimmon Hollow Brewing – Daytona Dirty Blonde.
  • Fried Green Tomato Salad with Playalinda Brewing Co. – Robonaut Red Ale.
  • Braised Short Ribs with Bold City Brewery – Duke’s Cold Nose Brown Ale.
  • Fried Orange Cheesecake with Home State Brewing Co. – Oh My Gatos!
Flavors of Florida Pairing Events

Jaleo by José Andrés

Event Dates: July 30 and August 6, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Jaleo by José Andrés
Price: To be announced

  • Florida Tomato Tartar with Baby Romaine Lettuce.
  • Mixed Green Salad with Strawberries and Granny Smith Apples.
  • Josper Grilled Florida Spiny Lobster with Sautéed White Beans.
  • Texturas of Florida Grapefruit and Yogurt Olive Oil Ice Cream.
  • Drink pairings include Sangria with Florida Citrus, Local Florida Beer, and choice of Agua Frescas or a mocktail.
Flavors of Florida Pairing Events


Event Date: July 9, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Paddlefish
Price: $130
Dining Experience:

  • Cedar Key Surf & Turf paired with Spanish Cava Mas Fi.
  • Etouffe with Paddlefish White.
  • Tilefish with Sauvignon Blanc Fire Road.
  • Braised Short Ribs with Paddlefish Red Blend.
  • Key Lime Brulee with Château De Cosse, Sauternes.
Flavors of Florida Pairing Events

The Edison

Event Dates: July 6 and July 27, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: The Edison
Price: $100 per ticket
Interactive Experience:

  • Make your own cocktails under the guidance of senior mixologists, featuring 3 unique concoctions.
  • Complement your crafted drinks with Honey Roasted Nuts, Key West Pink Shrimp and Corn Hushpuppies, and a Country Ham and House Buttermilk Biscuits board.
Flavors of Florida Pairing Events

Wine Bar George – A Restaurant & Bar

Event Dates: July 12 and August 2, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Wine Bar George – A Restaurant & Bar
Price: $135
Gourmet Courses:

  • The Big Board featuring 6 artisanal cheeses and 5 artisanal meats paired with Saint Hilaire Crémant de Limoux Brut Rosé.
  • Grilled Scallop Ceviche with a Florida Frojito.
  • Citrus Cured Pork Loin with La Kiuva Picotendeo – Valle d’Aosta, Italy.
  • White Chocolate Cake with Florida Peach Ice Cream and Ordóñez, N° 1 Selección Especial, Muscat – Málaga, Spain.

You can book any of these events here.

Each of these events at Disney Springs offers a unique opportunity to savor the Flavors of Florida with expertly paired drinks and delightful dishes. Whether you’re a local food enthusiast or a visiting gourmand, these pairing events are designed to provide a memorable gastronomic experience. Book your tickets early to secure your spot at these exclusive culinary gatherings!

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