From Valencia to Disney: Celebrate World Paella Day with Jaleo's Two-Week Festival

Sep 18, 2023 in "Jaleo"

Posted: Monday September 18, 2023 9:18am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Experience the taste of Spain with Jaleo Disney Springs' Paella Fest, featuring two full weeks of limited edition paellas beginning on September 18.

Jaleo celebrates over 20 years of its celebrated chefs creating their versions of the traditional paella. This year's celebration falls on World Paella Day (September 20), which honors the Valencian dish that has transcended all borders, becoming one of the most widely recognized dishes in the world.

Jaleo's Paella Fest will feature a specific paella dish each day, cooked on a wood-fire grill in the restaurant's fire kitchen. Dishes include fan-favorites like Paella Valenciana, the classic dish of chicken, rabbit, and artichokes, plus unique creations like the Fideuá Negra con Pescado y Mariscos, featuring thin pasta in squid ink, sepia sofrito, baby squid, and branzino with saffron aioli. Make reservations now.

Here is a look at the rotating menu each day during Paella Fest at Paleo Disney Springs

  • Monday: Arroz con Verduras
    Paella of seasonal vegetables

  • Tuesday: Arroz con Pollo y Verduras
    Paella of chicken, vegetables and mushrooms

  • Wednesday (World Paella Day!): Paella Valenciana
    A true classic of chicken, rabbit, and artichokes

  • Thursday: Arroz a Banda con Gambas
    Paella of sepia sofrito and head-on shrimp

  • Friday: Alcachofas y Setas
    Rice with artichoke hearts, mushrooms, and piquillo peppers

  • Saturday: Bogavante y Costillas
    Rice with vegetable sofrito, cuttlefish, pork ribs and whole lobster

  • Sunday: Fideuá Negra con Pescado y Mariscos
    Thin pasta in squid ink, sepia sofrito, baby squid and bronzino with saffron alioli

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