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Thanksgiving at Universal Studios


Thanksgiving at Universal Studios

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Happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to celebrate Thanksgiving at Universal Studios Orlando. If you don’t have any dinner plans, then we have a couple of suggestions going around the Universal Orlando Resort.

New! Spend Thanksgiving at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop: On November 27, 2014 from 12 pm until 9 pm guests will be able to enjoy a special Thanksgiving menu at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop. Chef Ryan Vargas and team cook-up the following Thanksgiving specials (in addition to the regular menu):

  • Appetizer – Pumpkin Patch Squash Bisque – $9 – Coconut Meringue Kisses, Butternut Squash Wonton
  • Salad – Tchouped Iceberg Salad – $11- Pepitas, Roaring 40’s Bleu, Grapes, Tomatoes, Pancetta, Pickled Onions, Furikake Ranch Dressing
  • Entrée – Traditional Feast – $30 – Roast Turkey Breast, Kalua Leg & Thigh, Hawaiian Sweet Bread Apple Chestnut Stuffing, Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes, Fried Brussel Sprout & Bacon, Old School Gravy, Cranberry Orange Relish
  • Dessert – Pumpkin Budino – $8 – Salted Macadamia Nut Pralines, Chocolate Cremoso

Guests will also be able to spend Thanksgiving at Emeril’s OrlandoFrom 12pm – 9 p.m. on November 27, 2014 the chefs at Emeril’s Orlando will be cooking up the following Thanksgiving Specials and Chef’s Tasting Menu (in addition to the regular menu):

  • SEARED DIVER SEA SCALLOPS – 15 – corn maque choux – crystal gastrique
  • CRISPY FRIED CHICKEN THIGH – 12 – pumpkin waffle – slaw – orange blossom honey
  •  ROASTED LOCAL SNAPPER – 35 – blue crabmeat – beluga lentils – mirliton – oyster sauce
  •  BRAISED COLORADO LAMB SHANK – 30 – goat cheese polenta – fig marmalade – rainbow swiss chard
  •  TRADITIONAL ROAST TURKEY – 30 – cornbread dressing – pancetta braised green beans – cranberry sauce – giblet gravy

New! Harbor Nights Wine Tasting & Music at Portofino Bay Friday, November 28, 2014: Can’t make it for Thanksgiving at Universal? Why not kick off the yuletide season at Holiday Harbor Nights, a wine and music event designed to capture the ambiance of the Mediterranean. This event will feature select wines, gourmet food, live music and the grand illumination of the highly anticipated magnificent Christmas tree!

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  • The general admission: $45 in advance or $55 at the door.
  • VIP/reserved seating: $75* (reserved seating includes private wine station, passed hors d’oeuvres, plus all the benefits of a regular Harbor Nights ticket!)

For more information and reservations or call 407-503-1200 or ask your Destinations in Florida Travel Agent.


JOIN NIKKYJ ON THIS SOLO THEME PARK JOURNEY NikkyJ is the author of The Solo Theme Park Traveler's Guide who loves ALL things amusement park related. She was born and raised in Florida which attributed to her passion for theme parks. Instead of rushing over to the thrill rides, like she used to, you may find her in the Italy Pavilion at Epcot enjoying a nice glass of Pinot Noir and a delightful book! NikkyJ enjoys traveling solo to theme parks and wants to show you how you can overcome any of your fears and TAKE THE SOLO THEME PARK CHALLENGE!

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