Disney Springs Announces 2023 Flavors of Florida Culinary Series Featuring Wine Bar George, Gideon’s Bakehouse, and More

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Disney Springs Announces 2023 Flavors of Florida Culinary Series Featuring Wine Bar George, Gideon’s Bakehouse, and More

Disney Springs has announced a new culinary series featuring chefs and sommeliers from Disney Springs restaurants appearing during the 2023 Flavors of Florida event.

The culinary series will take place this summer at Waterview Park in Disney Springs, where guests can “Learn from the experts at popular Disney Springs dining locations—and get a taste of their fresh, Florida fare.”

Registration for these demonstrations is complimentary, but space is limited, so guests should register here asap. More details are below.

Wine Bar George – A Restaurant & Bar

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A Demonstration with Master Sommelier George Miliotes

See George Miliotes and the Wine Bar George culinary team in action—demonstrating how to make Dicuru Burrata, their Flavors of Florida menu item. They’ll share tips to help you recreate this delicious dish, which features ingredients sourced from Florida.

Menu is subject to change.

Get a Taste
Enjoy a sample of Dicuru Burrata at this event.

When & Where

  • Date: July 7, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Waterview Park

Event Registration

Check back soon to register online for this event.

Know Before You Go

  • Capacity is limited and registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Registration is complimentary, but required to attend.
  • Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

The Polite Pig

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A Demonstration with Chef James Petrakis

See Chef James Petrakis in action, demonstrating how to make Key West Pink Shrimp Ceviche—the Flavors of Florida menu item at The Polite Pig.

He’ll share tips to help you recreate this delicious dish at home.

Get a Taste
Enjoy a sample of ceviche at this event.

When & Where

  • Date: July 14, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Waterview Park

Event Registration
Check back soon to register online for this event.

Know Before You Go

  • Capacity is limited and registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Registration is complimentary, but required to attend.
  • Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

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A Demonstration with Chef Art Smith

See Chef Art Smith in action—demonstrating how to make his famous Shrimp & Grits.

He’ll share tips to help you recreate this delicious dish at home.

Get a Taste
Enjoy a complimentary sample of Shrimp & Grits at this event.

When & Where

  • Date: July 21, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Waterview Park

Event Registration
Check back soon to register online for this event.

Know Before You Go

  • Capacity is limited and registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Registration is complimentary, but required to attend.
  • Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

Gideon’s Bakehouse

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A Presentation with Steve Lewis – Owner and Creator of Gideon’s Bakehouse

Enjoy a glimpse into the origins of Gideon’s Bakehouse, a Central Florida business that started in a home kitchen with one goal: to create an extraordinary chocolate chip cookie. Learn how Gideon’s is bringing Florida flavors to Disney Springs—with delicious menu items that are crafted with care using high-quality ingredients sourced from Florida.

When & Where

  • Date: July 28, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Waterview Park

Event Registration
Check back soon to register online for this event.

Know Before You Go

  • Capacity is limited and registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Registration is complimentary, but required to attend.
  • Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

Disney Springs Culinary

A Demonstration with Chef Georg Paulussen, Chef Jennifer Ladisky and Chef Gary Miles

See Disney Springs Culinary in action—demonstrating how to make some of the Flavors of Florida menu items served at select Disney Springs restaurants. They’ll share tips to help you recreate these flavors at home.

Items may include:

  • Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar: Florida Shrimp Tacos
  • The Ganachery: Key Lime Pop and Honey Lavender Square

Menu is subject to change.

Get a Taste
Enjoy samples of select menu items at this event.

When & Where

  • Date: August 4, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Waterview Park

Join the Fun – No Registration Needed
There’s no advance registration for this event. Just show up… and enjoy a captivating culinary demonstration!

Seating is first-come, first-served—so please give yourself ample time to get to Disney Springs. You may park as early as 8:30 AM and enter Disney Springs as early as 9:00 AM.

Learn about transportation and parking.

Know Before You Go

  • Capacity is limited.
  • Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

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Author

  • Shannen Michaelsen

    Shannen has been a Disney Parks fan and lover of dogs since childhood, despite Pluto's attempt to eat Shannen's Minnie Mouse doll the first time they met. They've made up now. You can email Shannen at shannen@wdwnt.com.