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Pastoral Palate Menu, Prices, & Review (2024 Festival of the Arts)

Pastoral Palate Menu, Prices, & Review (2024 Festival of the Arts)

Near many artists’ booths at the 2024 Festival of the Arts is the Pastoral Palate food studio in the Germany pavilion. You can make a whole meal from this studio, as the beef short rib and black forest cake are tasty.

Germany tends to always have a solid booth and this year is no different. In fact, it was one of our top Food Studios of the entire 2024 Festival of the Arts!

All items at Pastoral Palate

If we had to pick our favorite, we’d definitely have to say the Rosé flight. It is not only a fun twist on Rosé, but it is delicious, too!

Read on for more information:

Overview

  • Location: In the Germany pavilion
  • Nearby booths: Refreshment Outpost, L’Arte di Mangiare
  • Nearby seating areas: Several high top tables nearby as well as benches and some tables lagoon side
  • Not to miss in 2024: We loved EVERYTHING at this booth! The Play on a Rosé Flight is fun and unique, though.
  • Total booth cost: $30.00

Pastoral Palate Booth Menu

Pastoral Palate booth menu

Food

GF = gluten friendly, PB = plant-based, KF = kid friendly

Beverages

When it comes to our reviews and ratings, we thought it would be helpful if you had a better understanding of our personal preferences (what we like and don’t like), along with if there are any dietary restrictions.

Here’s a breakdown of not only who is doing the reviews, but a little more information about what each of us likes and doesn’t like food and drink-wise.

Shannon (Founder)

  • Likes: Almost everything
  • Dislikes: Beers that taste “stinky,” anything too salty
  • Dietary Restrictions: None

Heather (Editor)

  • Likes: Strong flavors, anything made out of potatoes, white wines, all beers (especially stouts and wheat beers), doesn’t mind sweet (plain fruit is NOT a dessert. Ever.)
  • Dislikes: Things that are too spicy, anything with a bone still in it, cocktails with too much whiskey or tequila (thanks to having too much fun in college), some red wines, most IPAs
  • Dietary Restrictions: Shellfish allergy

Felicia (Content Manager)

  • Likes: Mezcal, savory drinks, stouts/lagers/wheats/sour beers, vinegar, tart/sour items, chocolate, fresh vegetables and fruits, red meat
  • Dislikes: Ciders, sweet drinks, anything milky or creamy, chili powder, cumin, weirded out by textures, mayonnaise, saucy/wet food, cream-filled pastries, artificial fruit flavors, cooked fruits, frozen items (drinks or ice cream)
  • Dietary Restrictions: None

Photos & Reviews

Red Wine-Braised Beef Short Rib 

Red Wine-Braised Beef Short Rib with Parsnip Purée, Broccolini, Baby Tomatoes and Balsamic Glaze.

Red Wine-braised beef short rib photo
  • Price: $8.75
  • Special Diets: N/A
  • Rating: 5.0/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Tender enough to cut with a plastic fork. Incredible flavors and portion. Would get this as part of a meal.
Heather: The beef here is so much better than the Beef Wellington at that other booth! Delicious flavor – and so tender! Very large portion, too!
Felicia: LOVE THIS! Short rib is tender and delicious, parsnip is perfectly pureed and the balsamic glaze is delicious. Roasted tomatoes and broccolini to finish it out. Great meal.

Black Forest Cake

Chocolate Mousse with Morello Cherries and Chantilly Cream.

Black Forest cake photo
  • Price: $4.75
  • Special Diets: Kid-friendly
  • Rating: 4.3/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Ohhhh, that’s good. Beautiful presentation, great size, combo of flavors is delicious and not too sweet.
Heather: A Black Forest cake that isn’t heavy?! And I don’t even LIKE cherries! This is a lovely compliment to the rose flight and would make the perfect dessert combo.
Felicia: Great chocolate and cherry flavor, but the texture is all fluff/mush. Needs some crunch or other textures but flavor is there.

3 Daughters Brewing Rosé Hard Cider

A light pink hard cider with hints of berry and citrus.
Note: this drink is also available in a flight.

Rose Hard Cider photo
  • Price: $5.75 (6 oz.) / $9.75 (12 oz.)
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 4.3/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Love that it’s a rosé cider. Delicious.
Heather: So good! Get this in the flight and have a mouthful of happiness. It isn’t TOO cider-y, either. But light and refreshing!
Felicia: Relatively dry cider. Decent rosé flavor. Not for me but not bad.

81Bay Brewing Co. Rosé Blonde Ale

A Rosé inspired Blonde Ale with strawberry and hibiscus.
Note: this drink is also available in a flight.

Rose Blonde Ale photo
  • Price: $5.75 (6 oz.) / $9.75 (12 oz.)
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 5.0/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: I loved this. What a fantastically light beer with just a hint of sweet.
Heather: I loved this one, too! Delicious flavor, light and crisp.
Felicia: This is delicious. Mild ale with maybe a slight strawberryesque flavor. Easy to drink.

Frozen Rosé

Frozen Rosé.
Note: this drink is also available in a flight.

Frozen Rose photo
  • Price: $7.00
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 4.7/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Slushy rose is hard to mess up. Really good, refreshing, not overly sweet.
Heather: Yum! Delicious rosé. Very refreshing:
Felicia: Fun frozen drink. A bit sweeter than I prefer but solid option.

Marietta Old Vine Rosé

A light- to medium-bodied wine made from German grapes.

Marietta Old Vine Rose photo
  • Price: $5.50
  • Made with alcohol? Yes
  • Rating: 3.3/5

Our Thoughts

Shannon: Only thing I didn’t love at this booth. Kind of a bitter taste.
Heather: My least favorite of the “rosé” options here, but it is still lovely. Can a flavor blush? This feels like it is blushing.
Felicia: This is a dry rosé which I prefer. Nothing noteworthy or special, but I like it.


Curious about all the other booths? Make sure to read over our collection of 2024 Epcot Festival of the Arts Menus, Photos, and Reviews. We’ve reviewed every booth at this year’s festival, and we definitely have some opinions and advice to share. And, if you’re heading to the festival this year, you’ll also want to check out our Complete Guide to the Epcot Festival of the Arts. It will provide you with valuable insights on what to expect, tips on planning your visit, and plenty of other useful information.

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