Posts Tagged ‘kosher’

Menu Monday: Kosher Dining at Walt Disney World

by on April 6, 2015

This is the first in a series of articles exploring the unique needs of people of faiths vacationing at Walt Disney World.

One form of kosher labeling.

One form of kosher labeling.

It is a given for most people that you don’t give up your faith, practices, and traditions just because you go on vacation. And while, all joking aside, a trip to Walt Disney World isn’t a religious pilgrimage of any major world religion, Walt Disney World and the surrounding areas do provide resources for people of faith to honor their religious practices and keep their customs while on vacation.

For this article, I will cover the options available for Jewish guests who wish to keep kosher on vacation.

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Kosher Restaurants and Food at Walt Disney World

by on October 8, 2013

Being an Orthodox Jew is not always easy, especially while traveling. Knowing your dining options can make your Walt Disney World vacation less stressful. The purpose of this blog series is to get some information out there and hopefully make your life somewhat easier. Let’s begin with kosher counter service options on property.

There are several resorts on property that  have counter service kosher food on demand. These include the three All-Star resorts, Pop Century, both Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter, Mara at Animal Kingdom LodgeGasparilla Island Grill at the Grand Floridian, and Roaring Fork at Wilderness Lodge. At these resorts you will, on average, have the options of pizza, hamburgers, chicken fingers, mac and cheese, and – of course – salads. It’s also important to note that not all cast members are aware that kosher meals are available as they are not posted on the menus. The best thing to do is ask to speak to a chef or manager if you get a blank stare from the cast member behind the counter.

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