Seasonal meal with a side of the space
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – The Kennedy Space Center Hospitality Complex offers a new menu of gourmet delights with a Taste of Space festival from October 8 to November 5, 2021.
Guests will feast on delicious seasonal dishes and local beers, a progressive dinner and a “Marstini” event.
During Taste of Space: Fall Bites !, Orbit Cafe will feature delicious meals like a beef brisket slider topped with chipotle barbecue sauce and fried onions; a hot turkey, cranberry and brie fondant; and a delicious pumpkin pie.
You can also enjoy a bratwurst garnished with sauerkraut and old-fashioned mustard; chicken salad on mesclun leaves, gorgonzola, mandarins, grilled pecans and garnished with a raspberry vinaigrette; and caramel apple cheesecake at Moon Rock Cafe.
For dessert, Milky Way offers a decadent pumpkin caramel éclairs. Local beers will also be available for purchase in Planet Play.
With the purchase of two Taste of Space meals, guests will receive a commemorative pin while supplies last.
A final event on November 5 will include a progressive-style dinner that takes guests on a gastronomic adventure around the Kennedy Space Center visitor complex during Taste of Space: A Culinary Journey.
Starting at 6:30 p.m., Dinner Under the Stars will include a seasonal four-course meal as well as a sample of wine or beer at each station. Non-alcoholic drinks will also be available.
The fun begins after dinner as local bars, including the Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill and 4th Street Fillin Station, present their take on a “Marstini” as it shakes under Space Shuttle Atlantis. Possibility of additional restaurants to be announced. Tickets cost $ 159 and include a four-course meal, beer / wine samples, live entertainment, and a commemorative pin. Astronauts such as Bruce Melnick will also be in attendance.
“Our guests are always surprised and delighted with the quality of our culinary offerings here at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex,” said Therrin Protze, COO, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
“Our chefs are eager to showcase their expertise and share these mouthwatering anecdotes. We encourage people hungry for knowledge about the past, present and future of space exploration to come also hungry for food, because Taste of Space will not disappoint! “
For more information on Taste of Space and to purchase tickets for the November 5 dinner, click here.
As always, the health and safety of employees and guests is a top priority at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
In line with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the visitor complex continues to operate with limited attendance, accommodating social distancing, encouraging daily admission purchases in advance, and highlighting implement an increased frequency of disinfection and disinfection. Due to the recent increase in cases of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, the visitor complex has updated the face mask policy. All guests, including those vaccinated against COVID-19, are required to wear face coverings in all indoor areas except when actively eating or drinking. This includes all attractions, attraction lines, show viewing areas, restaurants, and buses. Customers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are not required to wear a face cover outside. Additional details are available at: www.kennedyspacecenter.com/info/coronavirus.