Swan and Dolphin Ninth Annual Food & Wine Classic Will Expand With Hawaiian Themed Area and New Eats

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The Swan and Dolphin Resort’s ninth annual Food & Wine Classic will introduce an all-new Hawaiian luau themed area, complete with new dishes inspired by the flavors of the Pacific.

The new area, named “The Pig and The Poke,” will feature decorations that transform the area to resemble Hawaii, and will be set up along the private beach of the two resorts.

Logo for The Pig and The Poke at Food & Wine Classic.

Inspired dishes from Hawaii will be available to guests including:

  • Traditional Earth Baked Kalua Pork with steamed white rice, barrel aged tamari and Napa cabbage

  • Tuna Poke featuring Hawaiian yellowfin tuna, sushi rice, avocado relish and crispy fried wontons

  • Finely Shaved Ice in a variety of tropical flavors: guava, pineapple, coconut cream, passion fruit, lychee, kiwi and mango

New baked pork dish at the ninth Food & Wine classic.

Tuna poke dish to be offered at 2018 Food & Wine Classic.

In addition to “The Pig and The Poke,” returning themed areas will invite guests to explore and try new dishes crafted by Swan and Dolphin executive chef Robert Ciborowski. Returning themed areas include, “Carnival Corner,” “Chinatown,” “Bubble Lounge,” and “Beer Garden.” Access to “The Pig and The Poke” is included in the standard ticket price.

Shaved ice food item available at 2018 Food & Wine Classic.

The ninth annual Swan and Dolphin Resort’s Food & Wine Classic will take place on Friday, October 26 and run through Sunday, October 28. For a complete food menu, or to purchase tickets and more, follow the link here.

For more pictures of the food that will be offered, or to learn more about overnight packages that are available during the event, check out our original article regarding the announcement of the 2018 Food & Wine Classic.

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  • It is quite a disturbing trend that so many of the promotions at WDW have Beer, Wine, or Bourbon in the title…. If Disney stopped pushing the Alcohol, I wonder if promotions would become geared to provide entertainment as they once did.

    • Before I even looked at the comments I was about to post, “cue the ‘alcohol is bad at Disney wah wah wah’ people for this post”… scroll down, and here is Randyland right on cue. Well done sir.

      • Any man can say he doesn’t care if alcohol is promoted in Walt Disney World theme parks, and events, if that man does not see wrong with it… Because no man can say he doesn’t care that DOES see wrong with it….because no man can logically say he doesn’t care whether wrong is voted up or voted down. Thanks

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