Hundreds of Vegan Food Options Coming to Disney Resorts
By R.J. Johnson - @rickerthewriter
September 24, 2019
Foodies will have a lot more options at Walt Disney World and Disneyland the next time they visit the happiest place on Earth. According to a blog post from Disney Parks on Tuesday, all of their major quick and table service restaurants will soon be serving up hundreds of plant-based options at their resorts, including both sweet and savory creations.
A green leaf icon will mark which foods on the menu are vegan so visitors will be able to quickly and easily identify the items they're looking for.
The blog post states that the new menu options are scheduled to debut at Walt Disney World quick service locations on Oct. 1 and at table service locations on Oct. 3. Vegan options will debut at Disneyland resort beginning in Spring 2020.
Guests will be able to chose between more than 400 choices at the resort, including:
- Steamed Asian Dumplings from Le Cellierat Epcot – The plant-based meat dumplings are served with bok choy, Chinese long beans, red peppers and radish in Asian broth.
- Shiriki Noodle Salad from Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen at Magic Kingdom Park– This salad is made with noodles, edamame beans, mushrooms, green mango and cucumber, and is tossed with a sweet chili sauce.
- Felucian Garden Spread from Docking Bay 7 Food & Cargo at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – This dish is made using plant-based “kefta,” herb hummus, tomato-cucumber relish and pita.
- Chili-Spiced Crispy Fried Tofu Bowl from Satu’li Canteen at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – This vegan-friendly dish features crispy tofu that's been seasoned with chili-spice and topped with a crunchy vegetable slaw, boba balls and choice of base and sauce.
- Plant-Based Cashew Cheescake from California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort – This plant-based cashew cheesecake will one of several vegan-friendly desserts available for guests.
The vegan options are made from plant-based ingredients such as vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes and are made without any animal meat, dairy, eggs, or honey.
"From comfort-food classics to exciting new dishes for the adventurer in all of us, everyone will find something to delight their tastebuds," Disney said in their blog about the new food options.