Amazing Food Drink and Music Collide at the 2012 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

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The 2012 Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic is fast approaching! Put these dates in your calendar… Friday and Saturday, October 12th and 13th. This is a food and wine event NOT to be missed!

On these two dates next month from 5:30 – 9:00pm the causeway between the Swan and Dolphin resorts will be transformed into a party overflowing with all you can eat food, wine, beer and cocktails.

Eats Menu

Shula’s Steakhouse
Friday and Saturday: Carved Prime Rib with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Friday: Dragon Roll: Crispy Shrimp, Tuna, Avocado
Saturday: Spicy Yellow Fin Tuna, Nori, Seasoned Rice

Il Mulino New York Trattoria
Friday: Free Form “Lasagna”, Herbed ricotta, fresh pasta ribbons, seasonal organic vegetables, mushrooms, pecorino
Saturday: Fried Calamari, Spicy Marinara

The Fountain
Friday and Saturday: Falafel: Chickpea Fritter, Tahini, Traditional Garnish

Cib’s Smoke Shop
Friday: Texas Style Beef Brisket, Fried Pickles, Brioche Puree
Saturday: Smoked Pork Belly, Garlic Toast, Baked Bean Foam

Todd English’s bluezoo
Friday: “Shrimp Cocktail” Steamrollers
Saturday: Pan Seared “Shrimp n Grits”, Seared Local Shrimp, Anson Mills Cheese Grits

Fresh Mediterranean Market
Friday and Saturday: Custom blended mini Burger, Cheddar Cheese Roll, Truffle Aioli, Caramelized Onions

Garden Grove
Friday and Saturday: Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sliders, Iceberg lettuce, Old Bay Aioli, Sesame Rolls

Cabana Bar and Beach Club
Friday: Pork Carnitas – Braised Pork, Sofrito, Pita, Pico de Gallo, Iceberg Lettuce
Saturday: Blackened Fish Taco, Cabbage, Pico de Gallo, Cilantro

Pastries and Desserts
Friday & Saturday:

  • Macaroon — Fresh raspberry and mandarin cream macaroons
  • Intense Dark Chocolate Cake — Flourless Sponge, Concha Mousse
  • Lemon S’mores — Graham cracker sable, lemon peel chocolate cream, lemon hazelnut crunch, lemon whipped cream
  • Exotic and Vanilla Cream Dome — Coconut dacquoise
  • Carrot Cake Verinne — Orange mousse, caramel sauce, soaked carrot cake, vanilla whipped cream , carrot meringue
  • Paris Brest — Crunchy pate a chou, praline cream, milk chocolate disk

Music Schedule

Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12, 2012

The Current – 5:30pm-7pm – a hip collection of musical chameleons able to cross all genres and transform into The Dance Current, The Acoustic Current, The MoTown Current, The Rock Current, The Latin Current, and The Glam Rock Current.

Four Divo – 7:05-7:25 – Four Divo brings together dynamic performers from the world of Opera, Rock, Broadway, and Classical Crossover

Beu Sisters – 7:30pm – 9pm – a self-contained trio, expressing a Pop/Urban sound that blends mystical melodies and affirmative recitations over neo-symphonic beats.


$80 inclusive per person for unlimited tastings

A La Carte tickets will be available for purchase at the event. At $2 each, these tickets are perfect for those with a lighter appetite and for young children. Offerings range from two to four tickets per item.

Packages including accommodations and tastings are available and can be booked by visiting the Swan and Dolphin website.

For a review of last year’s event check out my 2011 Food and Wine Classic post.