October 31, 2016

20 delicious photos from the Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Last Saturday night, throngs of foodies and oenophiles descended on the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resorts to taste food, wines and beers from 50 stations at the 6th Annual Food & Wine Classic. Here's a peek at some of the sights and bites from the event.

October 29, 2016
Photos by Holly V. Kapherr
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Thai chicken salad with crushed peanuts, organic microgreens, shaved green papaya and tamarind-ginger dressing from Fresh restaurant at the Swan Resort.
Holly V. Kapherr
Thai chicken salad with crushed peanuts, organic microgreens, shaved green papaya and tamarind-ginger dressing from Fresh restaurant at the Swan Resort.
Seared striped bass with artichokes, olive tapenade and caper emulsion from Garden Grove restaurant at the Swan Resort.
Holly V. Kapherr
Seared striped bass with artichokes, olive tapenade and caper emulsion from Garden Grove restaurant at the Swan Resort.
Shrimp cocktail shooters all pretty in a row from Todd English's Bluezoo at the Dolphin Resort.
Holly V. Kapherr
Shrimp cocktail shooters all pretty in a row from Todd English's Bluezoo at the Dolphin Resort.
Mini pulled chicken tacos with cotija cheese, purple cabbage, tomatillo salsa and pico de gallo on a house-made tortilla from Picabu restaurant at the Dolphin Resort.
Holly V. Kapherr
Mini pulled chicken tacos with cotija cheese, purple cabbage, tomatillo salsa and pico de gallo on a house-made tortilla from Picabu restaurant at the Dolphin Resort.
Funky Buddha's station complete with three of their most popular brews, plus the sought-after seasonal Sweet Potato Casserole brown ale.
Holly V. Kapherr
Funky Buddha's station complete with three of their most popular brews, plus the sought-after seasonal Sweet Potato Casserole brown ale.
Cib's Smokehouse, a perennial Swan & Dolphin poolside kiosk, served up pulled pork sliders topped with coleslaw and cups of creamy truffle mac 'n' cheese.
Holly V. Kapherr
Cib's Smokehouse, a perennial Swan & Dolphin poolside kiosk, served up pulled pork sliders topped with coleslaw and cups of creamy truffle mac 'n' cheese.
Swan Resort mainstay Il Mulino fried up perfectly puffy arancini stuffed with osso bucco on top of marinara.
Holly V. Kapherr
Swan Resort mainstay Il Mulino fried up perfectly puffy arancini stuffed with osso bucco on top of marinara.
Celebrity chef Todd English himself mugged for our camera while plating tiny surf 'n turf tastings.
Holly V. Kapherr
Celebrity chef Todd English himself mugged for our camera while plating tiny surf 'n turf tastings.
Todd English's interpretation of surf 'n turf included chicken-fried halibut, braised beef short rib, Carolina Gold rice and puree of salsify.
Holly V. Kapherr
Todd English's interpretation of surf 'n turf included chicken-fried halibut, braised beef short rib, Carolina Gold rice and puree of salsify.
The Chinatown section was new this year, and chefs seared pan-fried pork dumplings to order.
Holly V. Kapherr
The Chinatown section was new this year, and chefs seared pan-fried pork dumplings to order.