Kouzzina by Cat Cora

Disney's BoardWalk Inn
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Main Details

  • Cuisine
    Greek
  • Type
    Table Service
  • Price Range
    $30 and under
  • Alcohol Served
  • Characters
  • Disney Operated

Menu Highlights

  • Breakfast
    Turkey-Sweet Potato Hash, Salmon Pita, Breakfast Skillet, Spinach, Tomato, and Feta Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, Waffles, Pancakes.
  • Dinner
    Pork Tenderloin, Whole Fish, Lamb Shank, Fisherman's Stew, Pastitsio, Briami, Galaktoboureko, Baklava, Loukoumades.

Dining Availability

  • Breakfast
    7:30am to 11am
  • Lunch
    Not Served
  • Dinner
    5pm to 10pm

Dining Room

  • Indoor Seating
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Capacity
    Medium
  • Dress Code
    No
  • Bar Counter Seating
  • Child Friendly

Reservations

  • Available
  • Required
  • Recommended
  • Walk-Up Possibility
    High
  • Website

Disney Dining Plan

  • Disney Dining Plan
  • DDP Credits
    1
  • Deluxe DDP Credits
    1

Discounts

  • Annual Passholder
  • DVC Members
  • TiW

Important Dates

  • Opening
    Aug 15 2009
  • Closure
    Sep 30 2014

Kouzzina by Cat Cora is a new restaurant that opened on August 15 2009 featuring a menu of Mediterranean-style cuisine. The new restaurant replaces the existing Spoodles restaurant at the Boardwalk.

Details

Food and menu

Great closeup photos of several menu items can be found in our Kouzzina photo gallery, and the menu is available here.

Annoucement Press Release

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Cat Cora and Disney are joining together to open an exciting new family dining restaurant at Disney's BoardWalk Resort. Kouzzina by Cat Cora will feature a menu of Mediterranean-style cuisine that pays tribute to the chef's Greek roots.

The restaurant, to be owned and operated by Disney, is scheduled to open by fall 2009 in the space currently occupied by Spoodles.

"I am pleased to welcome Cat Cora and her engaging new concept for Kouzzina to the Walt Disney World Resort," said Jay Rasulo, chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. "This collaboration between Cat and Disney represents a significant step in our ongoing commitment to offer unique culinary experiences and choices for our guests."

As a Mississippi native born to a family of Greek restaurateurs, Cora grew up immersed in two different and flavorful cultures, and has taken from that unique background the kitchen "know-how" handed down through generations. The cuisine at Kouzzina (Greek for "kitchen" and pronounced "koo-zee-nah") will showcase Mediterranean cuisine and Chef Cora's philosophy to create simple yet sensational meals.

Cora said that the new restaurant will feature "time-honored recipes passed down from my ancestors, as well as my favorite Greek and Mediterranean dishes that my family loves."

She began working with Disney in 2008 by creating a Disney Video on Demand series to showcase ways to help families develop more healthy eating habits. "I'm extremely excited about this latest extension of my relationship with Disney," she said. "Together, we're going to develop a truly amazing contemporary Mediterranean restaurant."

The first and only female Iron Chef on Food Network's hit show "Iron Chef America," Cora is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York. She also is Executive Chef for Bon Appetit magazine. In addition to hosting the instructional cooking demonstrations for Disney Video on Demand, Cora has been a featured chef at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and at Disney's California Food & Wine Festival at Disneyland Resort.

 
Related Photo Galleries
Kouzzina food
A closeup look at the food offered by Kouzzina.
Kouzzina opening day
These photos were shot on the opening day of Kouzzina, a few hours before the doors open for business.
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