• Latin American dishes and beats heat up SeaWorld Orlando's Seven Seas Food Festival

    By: Shelley Caran


    ORLANDO, Fla. - SeaWorld Orlando’s popular Seven Seas Food Festival will be introducing new Latin-inspired menu items starting Saturday, March 31. The event will also feature performances from the hottest Latin artists every Saturday and Sunday through April 29.


    The event takes delicious inspiration from Latin American flavor and tradition. Brand new menu items, prepared exclusively by SeaWorld’s Executive Chef Hector Colon, bring the distinct flavor of Latin American cuisine to life. Guests can savor:

    • NEW- Empanadilla Loca- Pizza Empanada with Cheese, Beef, Mayo-Ketchup, Lettuce and Tomato
    • NEW- Mofongo with Carne Frita- Garlic Mashed Plantains with Onion Mojo, Served with Fried Pork.
    • Lechón Asado- Traditional, Roasted Pork Rubbed with Caribbean Seasonings, Pigeon Peas and Choice of Ripe or Sweet Plantains
    • Pincho con Tostones- Skewered, Flame-grilled Chicken or Pork with a Sweet and Spicy BBQ Sauce and Served with Fried Plantains
    • Empanadilla de Pizza- Pastry Filled with Mozzarella Cheese and Zesty Tomato Sauce
    • Empanadilla de Carne- Pastry Filled with Savory Ground Beef
    • Empanadilla de Pollo- Pastry filled with Seasoned Pulled Chicken
    • Bacalaítos- Thin, Crispy Salted Codfish Pancake

    The new menu items compliment the Festival’s existing 12 culinary markets and their unique Asian, Mediterranean, North Atlantic, Polynesian and locally inspired dishes. 

    To accompany each plate, guests can also enjoy 70 local and international craft brews and 50 wines and spirits including flavored mojitos, margaritas and sangria. 

    A complete menu of the Seven Seas Food Festival delights can be found online at SeaWorldOrlando.com/SevenSeas.

    While new flavors tempt guests’ taste buds throughout the park, live entertainment will have guests out of their seats, dancing and singing to the beat. Popular reggaeton, salsa, Latin pop and merengue concerts will excite attendees each weekend at SeaWorld Orlando’s Bayside Stadium. All concerts start at 3 p.m. and are included park admission.

    • To Be Announced – March 31
    • El Gran Combo – April 1
    • Yandel – April 7
    • Jerry Rivera – April 8
    • To Be Announced – April 14
    • N’Klabe- April 15

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