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The dessert menu has been announced for the 2nd Annual Special Diets IllumiNations Dessert Party being held Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the France Pavilion at Epcot® in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. This event is being hosted by the Gluten Free & Dairy Free at WDW Blog and presented by platinum sponsor Mousekejournals. Other sponsors include Disney Dining, Theme Park Concierges, “Mouse”cation, Orlando Theme Park Shoppers, Walt Disney World Made Easy for Everyone, My Dreams of Disney, Living with the Magic from Mouseketrips, Allergy Free Mouse, and of course, Chip & Co. The event will include a dessert buffet in which all items will be made to be free of the top 8 common allergens (including gluten/wheat, dairy, egg, soy, tree nut, peanut, fish, and shellfish). This year’s dessert party is being held during the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival and all of the desserts will reflect that theme.
Rock out this summer at Universal Studios! Saturday nights from June 1 – July 6 you can catch some of music’s biggest acts performing live in the Summer Concert Series, right next to Orlando’s most exciting, cutting edge rides and attractions.
Concerts are included with valid Universal Studios theme park admission. Times, dates and entertainment subject to change without notice.
Master Chef Kevin Dundon of Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant has created a tantalizing menu incorporating fresh seasonal flavors for a special Summer Solstice Signature Dinner which takes place on the 20th of June. Enjoy a sumptuous five course menu paired with the finest wines that have been expertly chosen to complement and enhance the delicious flavors of each dish. Chef Kevin adds his unique style and flair to the menu combining his passion for freshness and simplicity.
The Summer Solstice marks the official start of the summer in the Northern Hemisphere and has long been associated with ancient summer customs and traditions. It is often the time of the first harvest and when plants and herbs planted during the spring equinox were collected hence a celebration of nature’s bounty. In ancient times the Summer Solstice was hugely significant; it was a time when the power of the Sun was at its highest and crops & fields were blessed to ensure a good harvest.
We all try to give our mom’s all the love and appreciation we can every day of the year. But on that one special day every year, we go the extra mile and truly show mom how much she means to us. This year that day is May 12th. What better way to celebrate your mother then to “Give Mom A Day At Disneyland”?
Mom should never have to cook on her day either, So during your Mother’s Day visit, give your mom the Disney Princess treatment and take her to one of these special events for a meal to remember:
Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom: This is an “all-you-care-to-eat feast that begins at 10am and lasts until 3pm. Princess Mom will be visited by Cinderella and will enjoy live musical entertainment. This is the over the top Royal Buffet. Start mom with a glass of bubbly and a buffet that is extensive. Included in the buffet are salads, artisan cheese, seafood, meats, divine desserts – including housemade pies. For the little ones in the group, they get their own buffet which includes salads, fresh fruit, chicken, pizza, mac ‘n’ cheese and “kid-approved” desserts. (Adults $71.99 + Tax/Gratuity Kids ages 3-9 $20.99)
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa Storyteller’s Cafe: Mother’s Day Bruch Buffet with extra goodies for Princess Mom. The buffet includes season berries, made-to-order omelets, brioche French toast and roasted salmon. ($31.99)
Jiko – The Cooking Place is pleased to announce the following Wine Dinners…
South African Winemakers Tour – Saturday, May 4th 2013 & The Wines of Warwick Estates – Thursday, May 16th, 2013.
The following details apply to both events:
- 6:00pm Reception/6:30pm Dinner
- $160, plus tax and gratuity
- Business Casual Evening Attire
- Meet in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Lobby, Sunset Lounge
Jiko-The Cooking Place presents the South African Winemakers Tour