Culinary Demonstration – POSH Salt™ – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012 Culinary Demonstration – Alisa Malavenda, POSH Salt™, Cliffside Park, New Jersey October 1, 2012

Laura Castelli, Pam Smith, and Chef Alisa Malavenda

First off, we need to start with how delightful and engaging the trio was this evening… (Pam Smith from WDW, Alisa Malavenda a private

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Culinary Demonstration – Yachtsman Steakhouse – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012 Culinary Demonstration – Michael Gonsalves – Yachtsman Steakhouse, Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club October 1, 2012

Chef Michael (L) is explaining how they make the sausages using a “stuffer”

Wine: Domaine Skouras St George Ted Diamantis, President, Diamond Importers (Greece)

Ted from Diamond Importers

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Culinary Demonstration – Sanaa – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012 David Njorge, Sanaa, Kidani Village, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge September 30, 2012

Pam Smith and Chef David Njoroge

Wine: Spice Route Chenin Blanc Charl du Plessis, Vintner, The Spice Route Winery (South Africa)

Tasting Note: Light straw colour. Complex tropical nose with spiced flavors

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Plans for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Big Plans – the Festival starts on Friday (yes, only three days away!) We’re going to start our F&W doings with a special event at Epcot. Some of you may know that October 1st is Epcot’s Anniversary and this year marks 30 years since Epcot opened. We made special efforts to attend Epcot’s 25th Anniversary

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Culinary Demonstration – Russell Palmer, Hollywood Brown Derby, Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This Culinary Demonstration got off to a weird start, the man in front of us in line had a lot of body odor, luckily, he sat at another table, but nora could still “smell him” and it was really off-putting. Also, the attendants were pointing out “seating options” to guests as they entered the Culinary

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Culinary Demonstration – Bill Clark, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

This was our third demo of the day, our 2nd Culinary Demonstration… When we were seated, we noticed that there was no water on the tables (first time), at 4:59 they begin to bring out pitchers of “fresh” water. Note… God Love ‘Em some of these seasonal cast members are quite long in the tooth

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Culinary Demonstration – Kevin Dundon – Raglan Road, Downtown Disney

Specifics:

Host: Pam Smith

Food: Kevin Dundon, Raglan Road @ Downtown Disney and Dunbrody Country House Hotel & Restaurant in Ireland Wine: Amy Meddins for Lapostolle Vineyards, Chile

Our wine representative was Amy Meddins, from Tuesday’s demonstration.

The wine today is Lapostolle “Cuvee Alexandre” Chardonnay from Lapostolle Vineyards in Chile. This vineyard

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Culinary Demonstration – Shigemasa Obitsu – Teppan Edo, Japan Edo, Epcot

Specifics: Food: Shigemasa Obitsu, Teppan Edo, Japan Pavilion, Epcot Wine: Amy Meddins, Orgeny Vineyards, Sonoma County, California

John Ekins was our host yet again.

Although we didn’t have a real life vintner with us today, we did have a wine seller from Central Florida who is familiar with Orgeny Vineyards (“orgeny” sounds very

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Culinary Demonstration – Jose L Camey – Paradiso 37, Downtown Disney

Specifics: Food: Guacamole, Jose L. Camey, Paradiso 37, Downtown Disney Wine: Croney Three Ton Sauvignon Blanc, Greg Crone, Croney Estates, New Zealand

John Ekin was our host today and we not only had a chef! We had a real live vintner, Greg Crone from Croney Estates in New Zealand.

Greg was very engaging

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Epcot Food & Wine – Culinary Demonstration – Grady Spears

Specifics: Food: Grady’s Tamales, Grady’s Restaurant, Fort Worth, Texas Wine: The Estates Merlot (2007), Milbrandt Vineyards Columbia Valley, Washington

Pam Smith was the presenter (perhaps Pam doesn’t work on Tuesdays?). As sometimes happens, there was no representative from the winery, so Pam did the job.

You might not think that a Washington State wine

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