‘Today’ Cafe Is Now Open At Universal Orlando Resort
TODAY Cafe is now open at Universal Studios Florida. Designed to feel like stepping onto the iconic TODAY set, the cafe will serve specialty food and beverage options, including fresh in-house baked pastries, salads, sandwiches and locally-roasted coffee including the TODAY Cafe blend, a unique coffee blend made exclusively for the cafe.
To celebrate the grand opening, NBC’s Al Roker and the TODAY team broadcast live from the TODAY Cafe. The celebratory moment included a TODAY “orange carpet” lined with Universal Orlando’s most popular characters and culminated with a pop of orange and white confetti. Al also lent a hand at the cafe by serving specialty menu items to guests, like his first seasonal dish – Al’s avocado toast – as well as the organic acai bowl and the Chinatown chicken salad.
Continuing with the success of the Jimmy Fallon ride, the Universal Creative team behind world-class attractions and Universal’s award-winning culinary team are partnering closely with TODAY. The anchors of the show, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Carson Daly, Craig Melvin, Kathie Lee Gifford, Sheinelle Jones, Dylan Dreyer, Willie Geist and others, helped to inspire the one-of-a-kind experience that can only be found at Universal Studios Florida.
One of the standout features of the TODAY Cafe menu will be seasonal dishes inspired by co-anchor Al Roker’s favorite recipes. Every day menu options will include fresh, in-house baked pastries, salads, sandwiches and specialty, locally-roasted coffees including a unique blend made exclusively for the TODAY Cafe. Guests can grab items on-the-go, or enjoy their meal any time of the day at seating both inside and outside in an area designed to look like the TODAY Plaza.
The TODAY Cafe will offer specialty breakfast options like avocado toast and an organic acai bowl to New York-inspired sandwiches and salads. Some of the top highlights include:
Classic Italian Sandwich: Porchetta, spicy capicola, coppa, provolone cheese, roasted tomato, arugula, basil aioli on a baguette
Asian-Inspired Chicken Salad: Baby arugula, napa cabbage, radicchio, shitake mushrooms, daikon sprouts and wasabi cashews topped with soy peanut vinaigrette
Vegan Sandwich: Oven roasted Portobello mushrooms, peppers, zucchini, carrots, vegan jalapeno cheese, sundried tomato pesto on cranberry artisan bread
The TODAY Cafe will be located at Universal Studios Florida, just inside the iconic arches and across the street from the Universal Studios Store – a prime location to grab breakfast, lunch or a snack before or after enjoying world-class attractions and entertainment throughout the day.
Universal Orlando’s culinary team continues to take dining experiences to the next level by creating highly-themed environments to tell unique stories through food. From award-winning restaurants to magnificently-themed eateries, there is something for every member of the family at one of the destination’s three theme parks, Universal CityWalk and resort hotels.
For tickets and more information, visit the official Universal Orlando website here.
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