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Foodie Guide to Women’s History Month 2024 at Disney World

Welcome to the ultimate foodie guide to celebrating Women’s History Month 2024 at Walt Disney World! As a travel writer who loves all things Disney, I’ve put together this comprehensive guide to help you plan your trip and make the most of the special food offerings available this March.

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Overview of Women’s History Month at Disney World

Throughout March 2024, Walt Disney World is celebrating women’s contributions across many fields with the “Celebrate HER Story” campaign. Special food and beverage items will be available at both table service and quick service restaurants across the Disney World parks and resort hotels. Keep an eye out for the “Celebrate HER Story” logo to know which items are part of the official campaign.

In addition to food, there will be special merchandise, entertainment offerings, panels with Disney cast members, fitness events, and more ways to honor influential women. Be sure to grab a “Celebrate HER Story” guidemap when you arrive to stay on top of all the happenings during your trip. The [Disney Parks Blog] will also feature updates leading up to and throughout the month.

Signature Dining Restaurants for Women’s History Month

If you’re looking to splurge on a special meal out during Women’s History Month, Disney World has no shortage of spectacular signature dining restaurants to choose from. Make reservations as early as possible, especially for popular choices like Victoria & Albert’s and California Grill.

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EPCOT

Connections Eatery (Available March 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Lychee Green Tea: Pomegranate-hibiscus green tea with lychee, lime juice, and pomegranate boba pearls (New)
    • Food and Beverage Coordinator Liz has a passion for staying connected with her heritage through different foods. She loves sharing creations with her favorite flavors, especially lychee, which shines as the main flavor in this beverage.

Sunshine Seasons (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Moana Milk Shake: Orange cream milk shake with whipped cream, seashells, pearls, and a Moana coin (Non-alcoholic Beverage)

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Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina (Currently available through May 27) 

  • Orange Blossom-Saffron Cake
    • The Orange Blossom-Saffron Cake was inspired by Pastry Sous Chef Jess’ love for pastries and memories of assisting her grandmother and mother in the kitchen. After taking a class on creating fruit-based desserts, she knew she wanted to dream up some of her own one day.
    • “I love teaching and showing guests the process of how desserts are made, and my favorite part is the look on their faces when they taste something I’ve created.” – Pastry Sous Chef Jess

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Creature Comforts (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Feathered Friends Mousse Dome: Lavender-white chocolate mousse, orange blossom cake, chocolate coating, chocolate flakes, white chocolate feathers, and buttercream (New)
    • The Feathered Friends Mousse Dome was inspired by the creative mind of Pastry Assistant Sous Chef Kristen, who loves seeing the colorful macaws that swoop into Discovery Island each day, surprising and delighting the guests.

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Nomad Lounge (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Tequila and Pineapple Cocktail: Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila, pineapple juice, tepache syrup, and St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram (New)
    • Casa Dragones Tequila, a woman-founded and led business, is the foundation for the Tequila and Pineapple Cocktail. This cocktail features a pleasantly foamy pineapple juice, allspice, and tepache syrup.
  • The Ginger Whiskey: With notes of ginger and brown sugar, this cocktail features Uncle Nearest 1856 Whiskey, which is a Black and women-owned and operated business.

Tiffins Restaurant (Available March 1 through 31) 

  • White Chocolate-Orange Crème Brûlée: Blueberry-cardamom curd, amarula ice cream, orange chutney, sellou cookie, ras el hanout candy crunch
    • Pastry Culinary Cast Member Bridget drew inspiration for the White Chocolate-Orange Crème Brûlée from her sister, Kiersten, whom Bridget credits with guiding her through various professional, educational, and personal milestones and achievements.
  • The Ginger Whiskey: With notes of ginger and brown sugar, this cocktail features Uncle Nearest 1856 Whiskey, which is a Black and women-owned and operated business.

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Magic Kingdom Park

Golden Oak Outpost (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Tiana’s Famous Beignets: Light, sweet, and fluffy beignets with strawberry dipping sauce

Main Street Bakery (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Minnie Mouse Cupcake: Chocolate chip cupcake with cheesecake filling topped with chocolate buttercream, chocolate “ears,” and a chocolate bow (New)
  • Tiana’s Chantilly Cake: Vanilla chiffon cake, lemon Chantilly, and fresh strawberries topped with a fondant flower and a Tiana chocolate piece

The Plaza Restaurant (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Tiana’s Chantilly Cake: Vanilla chiffon cake, lemon Chantilly, and fresh strawberries topped with a fondant flower and a Tiana chocolate piece

Sleepy Hollow (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Madame Leota Cupcake: Chocolate-cherry cupcake filled with blackberry cream topped with cherry buttercream and a Madame Leota chocolate piece

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios  

Dockside Diner (Available March 1 through May 31; mobile order available)

  • Princess of Alderaan Shake: Salted caramel shake topped with whipped cream, edible glitter, and mini cinnamon rolls (Non-alcoholic Beverage) (New)

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Fairfax Fare (Available starting March 1; mobile order available)

  • Belle Cup of Enchantment: Cranberry and passion fruit-orange-guava juice topped with yellow shimmer and strawberry boba pearls (Non-alcoholic Beverage)

Hollywood Scoops (Available starting March 1)

  • Minnie Kitchen Sink Sundae: Choice of hand-scooped ice cream topped with red vanilla whipped cream, chocolate syrup, white ‘polka dot’ sprinkles, cookie ears, and a chocolate bow

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Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park  

Leaning Palms (Available March 17 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Tinga de Pork: Roasted chipotle pork served over two corn tostadas with cilantro-lime slaw and spicy avocado crema finished with cotija cheese
    • Culinary Cast Member Jessica honors her Mexican American heritage with the Tinga de Pork, which she often enjoys with her family during holidays and celebrations.

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Disney Springs

Amorette’s Patisserie (Available March 1 through 31)  

  • Mardi Gras Petit Cake: Layers of vanilla chiffon, cinnamon cream cheese mousse, bourbon-caramel mousse, and salted praline crunch (New)
    • Inspired by Pastry Assistant Sous Chef Riley’s home state of Louisiana, the Mardi Gras Petit Cake is a special nod to the festive Mardi Gras parades and food she enjoyed as a child. The cake is topped with an image of Tiana and Charlotte to honor the close female friendships that Riley had throughout her childhood.

City Works Eatery & Pour House (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Her Hops Flight featuring women owned or led breweries
    • Playalinda Brewing Co. Robonaut Red Ale
    • Brew Bus Brewing You’re My Boy, Blue!
    • Bold City Brewery Duke’s Cold Nose
    • 3 Daughters Brewing A Wake Coffee Blonde

D-Luxe Burger (Available March 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Bánh Mì Burger with D-Luxe special blend patty, hoisin pork belly, jalapeño jam, Napa cabbage slaw, and cilantro with house-made bun (New)
    • Culinary Cast Member Therry took inspiration for this fusion burger from the Bánh Mì, a sandwich originating from Vietnam with meats, pickled vegetables, and cilantro.

Frontera Cocina (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Frida Margatita: Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila, rose petal liqueur, lemon juice, and pomegranate cordial served with a rose petal popcorn salt rim
    • The Frida Margarita is named after Frida Khalo, a renowned Mexican Painter known for her unique and colorful self-portraits. She became a prominent figure in art history, particularly for her surrealist and symbolic works. The Frida Margarita is also made with Casa Dragones Tequila, which is a premium tequila brand and founded by Bertha Gonzalez Nieves. She is known for being the first woman to be certified as a Maestra Tequilera or Master Tequilera. Bertha Gonzales Nieves has played a significant role in promoting Mexican Tequila on the global stage.

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The Polite Pig (Available March 1 through 31) 

  • Blackened and Smoked Mahi Mahi Salad: A bed of sweet purple lettuce and tangy arugula, roasted macadamia nuts, grilled sweet peppers, and mandarin oranges dressed with a lemongrass and dill vinaigrette topped with a seasoned and spiced, blackened,smoked Mahi Mahi fillet
    • “As spring begins to stretch across Central Florida, the fishing poles are awoken and dusted off. While my uncle led fishing trips, my aunt would teach me gardening tricks and help build my confidence around the kitchen. Sharing joy and delight as we whipped up refreshing lunches and dinners with the ingredients we grew together in the back yard, and lucky enough my uncle’s fishing trip rewards as well. Thinking back on the merriment of spring break spent with my aunt, I felt a spark of encouragement and inspiration for this dish. Using some staples from my memories such as oranges, sweet peppers, lemongrass, I created this crisp and refreshing salad.” – Chef Hannah Campbell

Vivoli il Gelato (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Gran Crema Cafe (Affogato): Choice of gelato served with a shot of espresso
    • Silvana, the head gelato maker since 1988, has brought the Gran Crema Cafe (Affogato) to Vivoli il Gelato in Disney Springs.

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Disney Resort Hotels

Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, and Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort

World Premiere Food Court, Intermission Food Court, and End Zone Food Court (Available March 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Banana Pudding Cheesecake: Banana cheesecake with vanilla pudding and vanilla wafer crust
    • Pastry Assistant Sous Chef Janell drew inspiration from her Jamaican roots and time living in the U.S., where she developed a fondness for banana pudding. Janell took these classic dessert flavors and infused them into a special cheesecake topped with a Mickey garnish, a special nod to Janell’s dream of working for Disney coming true.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Boma – Flavors of Africa and The Mara

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Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood (Available March 1 through 31)

  • Tea Time Salad: Endive and arugula salad with strawberries, lavender-fennel pollen-infused goat cheese, and an Earl Grey vinaigrette
    • The Tea Time Salad was inspired by the flavors commonly found at an afternoon tea, enhanced with Sous Chef Chelsea’s own unique twist.

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Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

The Artist’s Palette (Available March 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Cauliflower Bisque: Creamy cauliflower bisque, harissa, and roasted pistachio gremolata (New)
    • This bisque is inspired by a recipe Sous Chef Lauren learned from her mother. In this version, guests get a creamy and slightly spicy flavor from harissa, and the pistachio gremolata gives texture and freshness reminiscent of dipping homemade garlic bread into the soup.
  • Beef Bourguignon: Slow-braised beef and vegetables in a rich red wine jus served over creamy mashed potatoes (New)
    • The dish is inspired by a recipe from Sous Chef Lauren’s grandmother. “Beef Bourguignon is my tribute to my Granny, who showed me how you can take simple ingredients and create something delicious that feels like home, even if it isn’t something you might have had as a child.” – Sous Chef Lauren
  • Traditional Pound Cake: Homemade vanilla pound cake
    • Inspired by Proprietor Deborah’s family recipe, which has been passed down from generation to generation.

Available at Various Disney Resort Hotels (Available March 1 through 31; mobile order available)

  • Salmon and Orzo Special: Tarragon-honey mustard glaze, vegetable orzo salad, red pepper coulis, and pickled mustard seeds (New); Available at the following locations:
    • 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 Shopping & Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
    • Riverside Mill Food Court at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
    • Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
      • Inspired by Sous Chef Fallon’s love for food, family, and seeing people smile when sharing a meal. Becoming a mom has influenced Chef Fallon’s approach to food, and she strives to provide her kids with healthier options while teaching them the importance of food for nourishment.

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Tips for Making the Most of Women’s History Month

To help you have the best trip possible while celebrating Women’s History Month at Disney World, keep these tips in mind:

Make dining reservations early. As soon as your 180-day booking window opens, reserve tables at the restaurants you most want to visit. Availability may be more limited than usual for signature dining rooms and special events.

Check the hours. Some locations may have special hours for Women’s History Month offerings, so confirm before you go to avoid disappointment.

Look into dining packages. Booking a dining package combines a meal with reserved seats for an entertainment offering like a fireworks’ dessert party or a Cirque du Soleil show. This allows you to maximize your time in the parks and not have to wait in long standby queues.

Download the My Disney Experience app. You’ll get up-to-date menus, mobile ordering capabilities, and notifications about extended hours or sold-out items. Link your tickets and dining reservations too.

Arrive early or late. Without the help of FastPass, you may encounter long wait times at popular attractions. Try to tour the parks during parades, fireworks or the afternoon break to avoid peak crowds.

Pack snacks. Bringing your own snacks can save money for splurges on unique specialty dishes. Granola bars, trail mix, and fresh fruit travel easily in a backpack.

Share dishes. If you’re dining with a group, select one special appetizer and entrée to split so more people can try the seasonal offerings. Just request extra plates ahead of time.

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Women’s History Month 2024 at Disney World FAQ

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about celebrating Women’s History Month 2024 at Walt Disney World:

What are the dates for Women’s History Month 2024?

Women’s History Month 2024 at Walt Disney World will take place for the entire month of March 2024. Special food and beverage options will be available from March 1-31, 2024.

Where can I find Women’s History Month merchandise?

Special merchandise like spirit jerseys, ears headbands, tumblers and pins will be released on March 1 at select gift shops throughout Walt Disney World. The Emporium at Magic Kingdom in particular will have the largest selection. Limited edition items will also be released on certain dates during the month – follow @DisneyParks on social media for announcements.

Are there any special events as part of Women’s History Month I can attend?

Yes! Panel discussions with Disney cast members, fitness events like yoga and dance classes, trivia nights, and more will take place on various dates in March 2024. Pick up a “Celebrate HER Story” guide map when you arrive at Disney World, or check the My Disney Experience app for details on events happening during your trip.

Do I need park tickets to enjoy the Women’s History Month offerings?

Nope! While some special events and entertainment will take place inside the Disney World theme parks, anyone exploring hotels, Disney Springs, or other public areas can take part in the Women’s History Month fun like special food/drinks, photo ops, merchandise, etc.

What’s the dress code for the nicer table service restaurants?

Signature restaurants like Victoria & Albert’s and California Grill do enforce a resort casual dress code – avoid swimwear, ripped/torn clothing, or graphic t-shirts. Men need jackets and dress pants, while cocktail dresses or pantsuits are recommended for women. Ask your server for specific guidelines when booking your reservation.

I hope this guide gives you plenty of ideas to soak in all the special Women’s History Month fun throughout Disney World in March 2024! With so many unique food and beverage offerings, it’s a wonderful time to visit and celebrate women’s stories.