, formerly the Disney Dining Experience, is a fantastic dining discount program available to Florida Residents and Disney World Annual Passholders. As a part of the perks of membership, Disney has begun offering a series of “Discovery Dinners” at Disney Contemporary Resort’s The Wave Restaurant. Here’s the info on the upcoming dinner:
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
The Wave Restaurant is delighted to offer a special series of dining events for the Tables in Wonderland Members. Chef Dylan Schauwecker and Sommelier Steve Shepherd will be welcoming three individuals with a great vision for the future at The Wave’s next Discovery Dinner. Bert Roper is an Inductee at the Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame. He is a lifelong citrus farmer and world renowned inventor in addition to being a visionary. Mr. Roper has joined with Tim Blank who is an expert in Hydro-Organic food production to create a rooftop hydroponic garden in downtown Winter Garden, Florida. This working garden located on top of the Winter Garden Theatre represents their vision on how to create sustainable agriculture that can help feed our planet. Tim Blank is President and CEO of an international sustainable food production company called Future Growing. Guests will be sampling products grown in hydroponic towers that sit 4 stories above downtown Winter Garden. Lastly from Opici Wine Company, Donna Perrin will be joining us. Donna was integral in assisting with the selection of the wines for this discovery dinner and will be sharing her knowledge of these wines with our guests.
–Kilroy Sparkling Shiraz, Barossa Valley
–Cured Pork Crostini with Sweet Potato Brandade
–Gingered Kobe Beef Sliders with Grilled Jicama and Onion
–Warwick Professor Black Sauvignon Blanc, Stellenbosch
–Poached Lobster Salad, with local Hydroponic Greens, Avocado, and a Tomato Vinaigrette
–Hill of Content Pinot Noir, South Australia
–Cold Smoked Muscovy Duck with Caramelized Georgia Peaches over Brioche
–Rustenberg Chardonnay, Stellenbosch
–Wild Sockeye Salmon with a Citrus Beurre Blanc, Israeli Couscous, grilled Asparagus, Artichoke and Santa Sweet Tomato’s
–Mt. Horrocks Cordon Cut Riesling, Clare Valley
–Summer Fruit Shortcake with Purple Micro Basil Sorbet and Sweet Summer Salad
Cocktails: 7:00 p.m. Wave Lounge at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, First Floor
Dress Code: Casual Evening Attire
Dinner to follow in the Restaurant
$92.00 per person, includes tax and gratuity
Please email [email protected] with your interest to book, your name, daytime phone number, home address, and the number of people in your party. You will be notified on a first come first serve basis and your credit card will be taken over the phone. The event will be limited to 50 Guests.
SAVE THE DATES:
§ Epcot® International Food and Wine Festival: September 25 – November 8, 2009.
§ Tables in Wonderland will continue The Wave Discovery Dinner series in November 2009.