Seven Seas Food Festival

Sesame Encrusted Tuna – fresh tuna steak encrusted in toasted black & yellow sesame seeds served atop wakame salad

SeaWorld is hosting its 2nd Annual Seven Seas Food Festival every weekend through May 15th from 11 a.m. until the park closes. The festival features more than 65 chef-created dishes, unique wines, craft cocktails and beers representing 12 different countries near the Mediterranean, North Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, North Pacific, Pacific Ocean and South Atlantic. We got to stop by and try out some of these delicious dishes from around the world, and you can too! We are giving away one pair of 1-day SeaWorld Park Tickets and Seven Seas Food Festival VIP sampler package! Read about our experience and enter for your chance to win below!

Seven Seas Food Festival

Flank Steak Tapas – flank steak with herbed cream cheese & roasted red pepper on toast

“The Seven Seas Food Festival is our way of providing guests with an exciting foodie experience you wouldn’t expect to find in a theme park setting, all while enjoying the wonders of the park during the day and after dark,” said Scott Ronczkowski, executive chef for SeaWorld & Aquatica San Antonio. ” From baklava and mini lamb burgers in the Greek area of the festival, to jerk chicken and Caribbean Breeze cocktails in Jamaica, we’ve got something to satisfy every palate.” Chef Ronczkowski wanted to bring both familiar and newer flavors to San Antonio while introducing a variety of dishes.

Seven Seas Food Festival

From Italy, Spain, Greece to Brazil, Jamaica, Japan & Korea, the Seven Seas Food Festival does an incredible job of immersing you into an experience of each country throughout the park. Not just by tasting food do you gain an authentic experience of the country, but scenery, and even music to add to your adventure. Some of the pop-up restaurants feature live performances throughout the day, others offer beautiful surroundings and decorations. These small details for each spot add so much ambiance to the tour.

Seven Seas Food Festival

The festival also offers an interactive cooking demonstration featuring a local celebrity chef every weekend. Executive Chef Jeff White of the Boiler House was our host for the Cooking with Coca-Cola event. He whipped up some incredible “Coke Carnitas” – Coca-Cola braised pork featuring chunky guacamole, crunchy cabbage, cilantro, radishes and cheese all on a soft corn tortilla. There’s more to be explored at the Cooking with Coca-Cola demonstration every weekend and it a must stop on your tour throughout the park. Here’s the schedule for the remainder of the festival:

April 30 & May 1: Chef Armando Lopez
May 7, 8, 14, & 15: Chef Sam Boisjoly

Seven Seas Food Festival

The festival runs until May 15th at Sea World from 11 a.m. until the park closes. Enter below for your chance to win one pair of 1-day SeaWorld Park Tickets and Seven Seas Food Festival VIP sampler package! Raffle ends on May 5th and winner will be contacted the next day. We are looking forward to the food festivals return next year to gift San Antonio with new dishes, cocktails, and more to experience from countries across the globe!

 

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