We’re not in the business of letting gorgeous spring days go to waste, and there’s no better place to spend some quality time under pretty blue sky than with family and friends at the Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival in Tampa, Florida.
Operating Saturdays and Sundays through the end of April, the festival features delectable food and wine from around the world. Plus some great music!
There’s still time left this month to feed your appetite for adventure with wild flavors and musical entertainment.
The annual Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival is featuring sensational new culinary creations including a menu of more than 35 tasty dishes designed specifically for the event.
There is also an expanded line up of more than 120 wines, craft brews and cocktails.
To help you enjoy your time perusing the festival, TicketsatWork.com is offering savings of over 30% on our One Visit + All Day Dine special for Busch Gardens® Tampa.
In addition to new food and beverage options, the Food & Wine Festival also offers new ways for guests to savor the event:
Food Sampler: Guests with exclusive interests in culinary offerings can purchase the all-new Food Sampler, which includes any five-food samples of choice throughout the Festival.
Wine by the Bottle: This year, guests can take home a part of the Food & Wine Festival with wine available for purchase by the bottle in select merchandise locations throughout the park.
The Food & Wine Festival spices up the menu with more than 15 all-new dishes, including duck tacos, lobster ravioli, truffle fries and almond coconut truffles. Plus, Festival classics like bacon mac & cheese and the griddled cheesecake sandwich are back by popular demand.
The Festival feeds guests’ appetite for delicious cuisine with wild flavors for every taste:
- Gourmet Lodge: Explore the exotic flavors of Gourmet Lodge, featuring duck confit, venison chili and other exciting dishes.
- Savory Tavern: Tempt taste buds with the rich flavors of Savory Tavern, including coconut shrimp cigars, braised lamb shank and passion fruit flan.
- Chef’s Plantation: Pan-seared salmon cakes, a griddled cheesecake sandwich and more await your palette at Chef’s Plantation.
- Coast-to-Coast Cookery: Flavors of the land and sea come together at Coast to Coast Cookery, featuring hangar steak, bacon-wrapped prawns and more.
- Field House Eatery: The Field House Eatery is the Festival’s biggest location, offering pan-seared scallops, roasted pork belly and mango éclairs right on Gwazi Field.
- Southern Station: Southern Station tantalizes taste buds with shrimp & grits, pan-fried cod and beef short rib.
- Comfort Kitchen: The Comfort Kitchen fuses classics like bacon mac & cheese with contemporary eats like habanero shrimp salad.
- Light Fare Canteen: Freshen up your palette at the Light Fare Canteen with scallop ceviche and an heirloom tomato & goat cheese salad.
- Blazin’ Bistro: Blazin’ Bistro breaks out the grill for fire-braised pork chops and jerk chicken sliders.
As for the concerts, here is what remains this month: On April 23 there is Gente de Zona, followed by Jordin Saprks on the 24th.
The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival is a culinary celebration where you can explore authentic foods, wines and other beverages from other parts of the world.
It’s a great way to spend a lovely spring day.
Visit TicktsatWork.com for the savings, then grab a fork and knife and prepare for culinary nirvana at the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival.
By: Jeff Hyatt