(NEXSTAR) – Can Your Stomach Survive 50e birthdays at Disney World?
In honor of the upcoming festivities, Walt Disney World will launch more than 150 new foods and drinks at restaurants, cafes and kiosks in its parks, including a ‘tub’ full of ice cream and a michelada topped with octopus, among others. outrageous offers.
The new articles were inspired by Disney attractions, Disney characters and “nostalgic 1971 dishes,” according to Karen McClintock, head of food and beverage content relations at Disney World. Some, too, would be reworked recipes from the Walt Disney archives, although McClintock admitted that Walt’s palace was “relatively simple.”
“The result are delightfully reimagined versions of Walt’s favorites,” she wrote on the Disney Parks blog.
Among the more extravagant offerings at Disney World’s 50th anniversary celebrations, Magic Kingdom guests can expect to see Uncle Orville Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow Sundae, the aforementioned ice cream “tub”, believed to be based on ‘a character from the Walt Disney carousel. Progress. There is also the Squid’s Revenge Drink, a michelada garnished with a piece or charred octopus.
Visitors with adventurous appetites might also enjoy the Mission to Mars burger, topped with bacon and macaroni and cheese, and served on a bun sprinkled with “crushed cheese puffs”. One of the strangest items, however, could be the 50th Celebration Hot Dog, which is made up of an all-beef hot dog and topped with strawberry jelly, powdered sugar, and funnel cake pieces.
Meanwhile, at Disney Springs, customers can order a fragile chocolate “Pigñata” filled with mousse and whiskey-infused vanilla cake. And across the park at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, one of the take-out restaurants serves a trio of cupcakes designed to look like a “chicken dinner.”
Other notable, but perhaps less fancy, food items include: cheese fries topped with “Walt’s Favorite Pepper,” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom; filet mignon topped with an egg, “as Walt loved it,” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; and a brown-betty profiterole topped with spiced cinnamon apples, “one of Walt’s favorite flavors,” at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
McClintock said in his blog post that Disney World will be launching additional posts throughout the resort’s 18 months.e birthday celebrations.
Disney’s upcoming anniversary event – billed as “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” – was announced in June. In addition to new food products, Disney World will also launch new nightly “shows” in its parks, as well as new merchandise, a new ride based on the animated film “Ratatouille” and redesigned costumes for its actors.
The festivities are scheduled to begin on October 1, 2021, exactly 50 years to the day after Disney World opens to guests.