Guests can Celebrate Soulfully all month long at Walt Disney World! Disney is celebrating Black culture and heritage throughout their parks through music, food, and other experiences. Today we’re sharing the ultimate guide to Celebrate Soulfully food offerings found at the Most Magical Place on Earth through February! Let’s start at Epcot where you can also check out the new exhibition “The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure”, where you can you’ll find artifacts like Louis Armstrong’s Selmer trumpet.
Half Note Float
This next float has soul. Enjoy layers of Fanta Blue Raspberry, Fanta Wild Cherry, and Minute Maid Lemonade slushies, vanilla ice cream, and a Half Note White Chocolate on top. Find this dessert at Fife & Drum for a limited time.
Shrimp & Grits
Coral Reef Restaurant at The Seas with Nemo & Friends is serving up Shrimp & Grits that you won’t want to miss. Enjoy a helping of andouille sausage, local corn succotash, cheddar grits, Creole spice emulsion, and sauteed shrimp!
Tiana Banana Pudding
The latest dessert from Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Crafts Drafts & Barbecue is inspired by a new attraction heading to the Magic Kingdom in late 2024. Tiana Bread Pudding features layers of banana pudding and nilla wafers topped with whipped cream and a white chocolate medallion featuring Princess Tiana.
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Golden Haze Margarita
This drink features a brand of tequila owned by Dwayne Johnson! Enjoy Teremana Blanco Tequila, smoked chili bitters, Grand Marnier Liqueur, agave, and lime. Find it at Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen in Adventureland for a limited time!
An African-inspired chocolate cake with cashew-caramel ice cream and caramelized bananas, topped with coffee dust. Find this Adventurer’s Club-inspired treat on the dessert menu at Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen in Adventureland.
McBride Sisters Wine
Cinderella’s Royal Table proudly serves select wines from McBride Sisters Wine Company, a black-owned and female-led wine company. The restaurant’s selection includes McBride Sisters Chardonnay, Central Coast, McBride Sisters Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, and McBride Sisters Sparkling Brut Rose, Hawke’s Bay.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Poulet Mariner Au Four
Hollywood & Vine is known for its ever-changing buffet and character dining experience. To celebrate Haitian Flag Day, Poulet Mariner Au Four was added to the buffet menu for a limited time. This dish was created by cast members at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and features baked chicken marinated in spices and served with onions, red peppers, and green peppers.
Shrimp & Grits
Your cousin is cooking up a new dish to “celebrate soulfully” this month! Try creole-seasoned shrimp with onions and pepper over cheese grits. Grab this soulful dish while you can at 50’s Prime Time Cafe.
Sweet Potato Lunch Box Tart
If you’re visiting Toy Story Land this month, swing by Woody’s Lunch Box to try this limited-time treat. From now through February 28, 2023, you’ll find a Sweet Potato Lunch Box Tart on the menu. This tart is topped with toasted marshmallows, cinnamon-brown sugar icing, and pecans.
Tiana’s Mardi Gras Milkshake
If you’re looking for king cake in a glass, this milkshake has you covered! Enjoy a cinnamon vanilla milkshake topped with whipped cream and a purple, green, and gold Mardi Gras king cake doughnut. Find it at Hollywood Scoops on Sunset Boulevard until March 31, 2023.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Creole Smoked Sausage Sandwich
Now through February 28, 2023, try the Creole Smoked Sausage Sandwich at Flame Tree BBQ. A roll topped with smoked Andouille sausage with stewed black-eyed peas and piccadilly relish.
The Ginger Whiskey
Enjoy Uncle Nearest 1856 Whiskey blended with notes of ginger and brown sugar. This limited-time drink is available at the Nomad Lounge and Tiffins Restaurant through February 28, 2023.
A soulful twist on a New Orleans Square classic! Enjoy a mint julep on ice with pineapple juice, available through February 28, 2023, at Dawa Bar, Restaurantosaurus, and Thirsty River Bar.
Peach Cobbler Whiskey Cake
Enjoy peach cobbler cake, brown butter whiskey caramel, and honey vanilla bean ice cream. This dessert is available at Tiffins Restaurant through February 28, 2023.
Enjoy a vanilla cupcake filled with banana foster filling and topped with vanilla marshmallow buttercream, colorful crispy pearls, edible sheet music ribbon, and a white chocolate Joe Gardener medallion. Find the Soul Cupcake at Flame Tree BBQ, Pizzafari, and Restaurantosaurus through February 28, 2023.
Spiced Shrimp & Grits
Tiffins Restaurant is known for its delicious offerings, which include their Spiced Shrimp & Grits. A plate of spicy shrimp and corn grits topped with crispy radish and bacon jam.
Tusker House Additions
The menu at Tusker House has some Celebrate Soulfully additions for a limited time. Enjoy Harira Soup, Jollof Rice with Plant-based Sausage, and Braised Collard Greens with smoked bacon. These menu additions are available through February 28, 2023.
Candied Yam Cannoli
Enjoy a crispy Italian cannoli shell filled with candied yams and sweet cream of ricotta cheese, topped with pecans. Find this sweet treat at Vivoli Il Gelato through February 28, 2023.
Carver’s Peanut Butter Explosion
A peanut butter milkshake with whipped cream, chocolate drizzle, and a chocolate peanut butter cake on top! This milkshake is only available at Vivoli Il Gelato until February 28, 2023.
Celebrate Soulfully Specials
The House of Blues is featuring three drinks that are perfect for this soulful celebration. The first two offerings are beers from Green Bench Brewing, Florida’s only black-owned brewery. The second is a chardonnay from Napa Valley’s first black-owned estate winery, Brown Estates.
Chicken Jambalaya Dog
Enjoy a chicken jambalaya dog on a Tuscan roll topped with smoked sausage, lemon caper aioli, and roasted corn. Find it now through February 28, 2023, at B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co.
Chicken on the Egg
Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is celebrating soulfully this month with a new appetizer, Chicken on the Egg. Enjoy buttermilk fried chicken bites on deviled eggs and drizzled in hot honey sauce. This eat is only available through February 28, 2023.
Fried Sweet Potato Pie
In the mood for dessert? Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is serving up Fried Sweet Potato Pie through February 28, 2023. Enjoy a sweet, potato-filled pastry topped with maple brown sauce, spiced cinnamon sugar, and roasted pecan crumble.
Local Green Orlando Food Truck
For the month of February, guests can visit Local Green Orlando Food Truck near the entrance of the Orange Garage at Disney Springs! Here you’ll find pescatarian, vegan, and vegetarian menu items like the Rappers Delight Salmon Philly, Monsta Shrimp Burger, and more.
Jamaican Jerk Chicken Poutine
The poutine stand in Disney Springs made a special poutine recipe just for the soulful celebration this February! Enjoy fries topped with pineapple salsa, scotch bonnet aioli, and sweet ‘n’ hot jerk marinated chicken. The last day to grab this limited-time poutine is February 28, 2023.
For a limited time try this new sip at Dockside Margaritas. Enjoy Empress 1908 Gin, cane sugar, cherries, and grapefruit juice. It’s available in Disney Springs through the end of February.
Soul Petit Cake
Amorette’s Patisserie is the place to go for unique desserts in Disney’s shopping and dining district. This Soul Petit Cake is inspired by the recent Pixar film and features chocolate chiffon cake, raspberry pate de fruit, dark chocolate mousse, raspberry mousse, and white chocolate crispy pearls. It’s only available through February 28, 2023, so don’t miss your chance to try it!
Ready for the Ganachery’s take on pralines? These pecan pralines are covered in The Ganachery’s custom dark chocolate and topped with chocolate musical instruments that the ones you see in Soul. Soulful Pralines are available in Disney Springs through February 28, 2023.
Soulfully Chef Special
The Polite Pig is offering a special through February 28, 2023 that you won’t want to miss! Enjoy fried pork belly, pikliz, and beef empanadas.
Disney Resort Hotels
Banana Pudding Cheesecake
From now through February 28, 2023, find this fun twist on a classic banana pudding at World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, and End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort. Try a circular banana pudding cheesecake with vanilla pudding, vanilla wafer crust, and a Mickey-shaped bruleed banana on top.
Mickey shaped beignets are always a good idea! As of February 1, 2023, head to the Scat Cat’s Club at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter to try the Berry Beignet. This mickey-shaped beignet is served with fresh mixed berry compote, mint, powdered sugar, and a drizzle of house-made Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Premiem Whiskey caramel sauce.
Comeback Chocolate Cake
The Comeback Chocolate Cake made it to the menu of both Disney’s Port Orleans Resort locations, French Quarter and Riverside. This dessert is a slice of German-style chocolate cake topped with a salty pecan-coconut topping, chocolate drizzle, and pecans. Find it at Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory or Riverside Mill Food Court through February 28, 2023.
This springtime cocktail can be found at various signature restaurants and lounges across Walt Disney World property through March 30, 2023. Enjoy Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Premium Whiskey, almond, agave, pineapple juice, and aromatic bitters.
Enjoy a mix of Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Premium Whiskey, pineapple juice, ginger beer, Hella Cocktail Co. ginger bitters, and mint to create the perfect Pineapple Mule. Find this refreshing drink at a number of pool bars and table service locations at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels through March 30, 2023.
Sanaa Spiced Shrimp
Sanaa is featuring a new menu item just for the month of February! Enjoy Benne seed-spiced shrimp, stewed okra, charred corn kachumbari, creamy pap, and boerewors. Sanaa is located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.
Soulful Sunday Dinner
On Sundays all month long, try the Soulful Sunday Dinner at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa. The Artist’s Palette is serving up a traditional soulfood dinner featuring barbeque chicken, house-made cornbread, black eye peas, and collard greens. Save room for some Traditional Pound Cake for dessert!
Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Are you a mac and cheese fan? Try this southern twist on the classic side dish at the Contempo Cafe at Disney’s Contemporary Resort! This Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese features four cheeses all baked into one delicious side. Grab a plate before it’s gone in March!
Southern Fried Chicken Bowl
Several Walt Disney World resort hotels will be serving up this delicious dish all month long. Enjoy fried chicken thighs, rice, smoked collards, candied sweet potatoes, mac and cheese, and a corn muffin. Find it at World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort, Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Everything POP at Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter, and Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside.
Tiana Praline Cupcake
This vanilla cupcake features a pecan praline filling and is topped with colorful vanilla buttercream to look just like Princess Tiana’s dress. There’s even a white chocolate magnolia right on top! The Tiana Praline Cupcake can be found at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts in Beach Club Marketplace and The Market at Ale & Compass through March 30, 2023.
Enjoy orange-cardamom infused cake, diplomat cream infused with Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Premium Whiskey, and dark chocolate mousse topped with a candied orange garnish. This sweet treat can be found at the Barcelona Lounge in Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort through February 28, 2023.
As you can see, there’s quite a list of new dishes and drinks worth exploring this month at the Most Magical Place on Earth! If you find yourself celebrating Black History Month in Orlando, be sure to keep this foodie guide in mind when you make it to Walt Disney World.