Epcot's
2009 International
Food & Wine Festival

Party for the Senses

Party for the Senses

by Debra Martin Koma
Senior Editor, AllEars®


Saturday, September 26, 2009


CHEFS AND MENUS

Adrian Mandry, Hollywood & Vine, Disney's Hollywood Studios
--Lamb Lollipop, garbanzo - chorizo fries and romesco sauce

Matt Paisley, Artist Point, Disney's Wilderness Lodge
-- Decontstructed "Tortilla de Patata", Poached Quail Egg, Caramelized Onions, Potato Espuma with Black Truffles

Douglas Rodriguez, OLA, Miami, FL
--Duck Croquettes with Garlic Aioli, Smoked Date Puree and Duck Ham Salad

Jamon, hosted by Fermin USA and C&B International Trading
--Iberico de Bellota and Serrano

Andy Pforzheimer & Andy Greenberg, The Barcelona Kitchen, South Norwalk, CT
--Warm Octopus Salad with Fingerling Potatoes and Smoked Paprika

Felix Piedra, Vizcaya Restaurant & Tapas Bar, Tampa, FL
--Seafood Paella

Ron Dupray, Latitudes Beach Cafe, Hollywood Beach, FL
& Adam Savage, Seacrest Grill, Delray Beach, FL
-- Seared Day Boat Scallops with Fall Asparagus Salad and Romesco Sauce

Debra Valle, Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
--Syrah Beef with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Beet Salad with Manchego and Serrano

Aimee Rivera, Victoria & Albert's, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
--Empanada Espanole

Jarrod Pearman, Disney's Boardwalk Catering
-- Pastelon de Verduras con Salsa de Tomatillo y Culantro

Michael McMillan, The Tasting Room, Wines & Tapas, St. Augustine, FL
--Orange Zest Paprika Rubbed Pork Belly, Saffron Cauliflower Puree and Roasted Fennel

Michael B. Jacobs, MediterAsia Consulting, Inc., Miami Beach, FL
--Jamon Iberico Wrapped Bllue Cheese Stuffed Dates with Grilled & Chilled Gambas and Spanish Jerez Vinaigrette

Wes Willard, Yachtsman Steakhouse, Disney's Yacht Club Resort
--Rioja Braised Veal Cheeks with Calypso Bean Cassoulet

Beatriz Candelario, The Crystal Palace, Magic Kingdom
--Confit of Game Bird Leg with Andalucian Rice, Duck Pate, Drizzled with Sangria Glaze

Zach Bell, Cafe Boulud, Palm Beach, FL
--Albondigas de Cordero: Spicy Lamb Meatballs with smoked Paprika Aioli on Baguette with Arugual

Stephen "Mace" Maison, Jiko, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
--Pan-fried Oyster with Mediterranean Pasta Salad and Chorizo Vinaigrette

Jonathan Sawyer, The Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland, Ohio
--Assorted Pinxtos ala Plancha

Nelson Rodriguez, 50s Prime Time Diner, Disney's Hollywood Studios
--Sea Bass and Shrimp Mousse

Omar Harris, Events, Contemporary Resort
--Plaintain Pastel Stuffed with Wild Boar, Black Beans and Escabeche Onions, Peppers, and Garlic Sauce, Pork Crisp and Micro Cilantro

Carlos Salazar, MGM Grand Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, NV
--Raspberry Hazelnut Chocolate Silk and Coconut Green Tea Yogurt

Yoly Lazo, Boardwalk Bakery, Disney's Boardwalk Resort
--Bizcocho Borracho con Helado de Tamarindo y Olive Brittle

Lothar Neumaier, Pastry Chef, Epcot
--Spanish Vanilla Cake
--Almond Tuille with Creme Catalana and Candied Valencia Orange
--Chilled Almond Gazpacho with Grapes and Sangria Jelly

International Cheese Selection
-- Mahon
--Ibores
--Murcia al Vino
--San Simon
-- Kerrygold Cheeses and Butters from Ireland

WINERIES/BEVERAGES

HibisKiss Cocktail in Wine View Lounge

Caymus
Kobrand
Abita Brewing Co.
Marques de Caceres
Cupcake Vineyards
Miolo
Wonderful Ethnic Wines
The Boston Beer Company
S.A. Prum
South African Wine Export, Co.
Hall Wines
Bodegas el Cidaco
Red Newt Cellars
BSI


My Table for One at the Wine View Lounge

Amuse Bouche served in Wine View Lounge


Debra Martin Koma at Wine View Lounge

Premium Bar at the Wine View Lounge

 

Premium Cheese Table in the Wine View Lounge

 

Orange Zest Paprika Rubbed Pork Belly, Saffron Cauliflower Puree and Roasted Fennel

Sea Bass and Shrimp Mousse

Serrano (l) and Iberico de Bellota (r)

Confit of Game Bird Leg with Andalucian Rice, Duck Pate, Drizzled with Sangria Glaze

Rioja Braised Veal Cheeks with Calypso Bean Cassoulet

Pastelon de Verduras con Salsa de Tomatillo y Culantro


Decor in the Wine View Lounge

Syrah Beef with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Beet Salad with Manchego and Serrano

Seared Dayboat Scallops with Fall Asparagus Salad and Romesco Sauce


Albondigas de Cordero: Spicy Lamb Meatballs with smoked Paprika Aioli on Baguette with Arugula

Live Entertainment

Almond Tuille with Creme Catalana and Candied Valencia Orange

Gift Bag for Wine View Lounge Attendees

Gift Bag for Wine View Lounge Attendees