What's On The Menu at Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival?

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busch gardens food and wine festival 2020
Loosen your belts - it’s almost time for the sixth annual food and wine festival!
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival returns for another taste-filled year, serving amazing dishes and a selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails.

A world of taste awaits you in the sixth annual Food & Wine Festival at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, which kicks off on February 29. 

Running on weekends until April 26, guests will be able to tuck into some delicious bites and sip on tantalising drinks too. There’s 25 new menu items, alongside many returning favourites. Pair them with over 80 fine wines, craft brews and featured cocktails too.

Have a look at what’s on the menu here: 

 

busch gardens food and wine festival 2020

The Butchery

 

  • Hand Carved Espresso-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin - served over white truffle mash (NEW)
  • Artisan Fries cooked in Duck Fat - with parmesan and white truffle aioli 
  • Achiote-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin - with sweet plantain mash and chimichurri (NEW)


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Sweet Sips

 

  • Handmade Cannoli - Italian pastry filled with handmade cannoli cream, chocolate chips and pistachios (NEW)
  • Hummingbird Cupcake - traditional southern cupcake with pineapple, banana and nuts (NEW) 


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Nola Eats

 

  • Red Beans & Rice - with sausage (NEW) 
  • Chicken Gumbo - Creole flavoured stew with chicken and andouille sausage over rice
  • Bananas Foster Cheesecake - sweet and smooth banana cheesecake made with infused bananas and a rum caramel sauce and whipped cream


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Southern Kitchen 

 

  • Southern Fried Chicken & Biscuit - with bourbon blackberry jam
  • Blackened Catfish - pan-seared blackened catfish served over sweet corn pudding (NEW)
  • Shrimp and Grits - shrimp sauteed in seasoned butter, over southern style cheese grits 


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Seasonally Inspired

 

  • Impossible™ Slider - with fresh pico de gallo and guacamole
  • Charcuteries Salad - roasted tomatoes, country olives, cure meats and cheese 
  • Avocado Toast - thick-cut ciabatta bread with fresh smashed avocado, red radishes, green onions and marinated tomatoes (NEW)


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Hog Heaven

 

  • Kung Pao Ribs - slow roasted ribs, tossed in kung pao sauce (NEW)
  • Charred Brussel Sprouts - with a warm bacon vinaigrette (NEW)
  • Maple Bacon Cinnamon Roll - soft, sweet cinnamon roll with crispy and sweet crumbled bacon and topped with maple cream (NEW) 
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon - applewood smoked bacon burshed with a maple season blend (NEW) 


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Heartland 

  • Homemade Bacon Mac & Cheese - four-cheese sauce topped with bacon 
  • Bison Slider - with a sweet and spicy bacon onion jam
  • Griddled Cheese Cake Handheld - griddled pound cake with cream cheese filling and topped with raspberry coulis 


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West Coast Catch 

 

  • Baja Fish Tacos - beer battered fish topped with citrus slaw, crema fresca and cotija cheese
  • Shrimp Salad Stuffed Avocado - avocado filled with seasoned shrimp, red onions, celery, peppers  and cilantro-lime aioli (NEW)
  • Sesame Crusted Tuna - wakame salad with sweet Thai chili and topped with peach sauce and crispy wonton (NEW) 
     

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Wave Shack 

 

  • Shrimp Bacon Fritters - fluffy fritters fried to a golden brown with key lime aioli (NEW)
  • Fried Clams - crispy and tender fried clams with tangy yuzu remoulade (NEW) 
  • Key Lime Pie Waffle Cone (NEW) 


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Chef’s Corner 

  • Pork Belly Taco - crispy pork belly, kimchi slaw and mango salsa (NEW) 
  • Arroz con Pollo - sauteed adobo-seasoned chicken with sofrito, avocado and platanutres (NEW) 
  • Pork Tenderloin with Champagne Watercress Sauce - seared pork tenderloin with a velvety champagne watercress sauce 
     

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CokeⓇ Fusion 

  • Cherry Coke Pulled Pork Slider - slow-braised BBQ pulled pork, fried onions and slider bun
  • Sticky Coke Wings - fried chicken wings, tossed in a sticky coke sauce 
  • Coke Infused Chocolate Cupcake - topped with pop rocks candy 


busch gardens food and wine festival 2020

The Cantina 

  • Short Rib & Cheddar Tostadas - tender braised short rib with peppers onions, fresh pico and sour cream (NEW)
  • Grilled Shrimp Elote - shaved off the cob, fire-roasted street corn, lime shrimp, spicy crema and cheese (NEW)
  • Pork Tamale - soft “masa”, perfectly seasoned park, salsa roja, crema and cotija cheese


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Garden Gate Cafe 

 

  • Grilled Skirt Steak Flatbread - fresh chimichurri pesto (NEW) 
  • Fig and Cheese Flatbread - fig preserves, baby arugula, caramelized onions, goat and mozzarella cheese (NEW)
  • Caprese Salad - baby heirloom tomatoes with bocconcini cheese, basil, balsamic glaze and extra virgin olive oil (NEW) 


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Berry Nice 

 

  • Strawberry Shortcake Sundae - vanilla ice cream served with pound cake and fresh strawberries in glaze (NEW)
  • Strawberry Shortcake Thrill Shake - strawberry shake topped with pound cake, strawberry sauce, whipped cream and a fresh strawberry (NEW) 


As well as all this yummy food, each weekend there will also be a live-performance from a musical act, included in your admission ticket. Enjoy the best sounds in rock, Latin, a cappella, country and alternative music:
 

  • February 29 - Collective Soul (7pm)
  • March 1 - Thee Commodores (6pm)
  • March 7 - Chase Bryant & Danielle Bradbery (5:30pm)
  • March 8 - Rachel Platten (6pm)
  • March 14 - Ezra Ray Hart (7pm)
  • March 15 - Three Dog Night (6pm)
  • March 21 - Locash (7pm)
  • March 22 - Fitz & the Tantrums (6pm) 
  • March 28 - Home Free (7pm) 
  • March 29 - Taking Back Sunday (6pm) 
  • April 4 - Third Eye Blind (7pm)
  • April 5 - KC & The Sunshine Band (6pm)
  • April 11 - 38 Special (7pm)
  • April 12 - Micah Tyler & Austin French (5:30pm)
  • April 18 - Lee Brice (7pm) 
  • April 19 - Clint Black (6pm)
  • April 25 - El Gran Combo (7pm)
  • April 26 - Toad The Wet Sprocket & The Verve Pipe (5:30pm) 


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