New Marketplaces debut at the 17th Annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Trickn Chickn (credit: The Walt Disney Company)

Trickn Chickn (credit: The Walt Disney Company)

Disney Vacation Guide to the 2012 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

If you’re a fan of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, you’ll love that organizers have found a way to add on an extra day! Yes, for 46 days starting on September 28, 2012, taste your way through Epcot in what the Travel Channel has named one of the best festivals of its kind.

Besides an extra day of fun and more delicious food and wine than you can shake a stick at, enjoy daily Eat to the Beat! pop concerts and two new festival marketplaces.

New Festival Marketplaces Debut

For true foodies, the chefs of the 17th Annual Epcot Food & Garden festival are busy designing new menus to please every palate, while sharing the inside culinary scoop.

TERRA Marketplace offers creative, mouthwatering vegan dishes that will please even meat eaters! Which would you prefer – Trick’n Chick’n Curry with Basmati Rice or Chili Colorado with House-Made Chips and Cashew Cheese?

FLORIDA Marketplace delivers fresh twists on local flavor samplings. The tantalizing aromas from over 25 ethnic and regional marketplaces will drive you mad in the World Showcase!

Marketplace Chef Tours

Gain VIP access each Wednesday, on a Marketplace Chef Tour. Festival chefs will take you on a walking-and-tasting tour around the World Showcase, stopping at many different international marketplaces. Sample five marketplace dishes and five beverage items while learning all about the chefs’ culinary secrets.

During the family’s marketplace dine-around you can sip on a newly crafted beverage the whole family’s sure to love. Treat the kids to some cheese fondue and beef empanadas.

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What’s your favorite ethnic food?