Learn About Arepas With Disney Chef Danny Contreras

Learn About Arepas With Disney Chef Danny Contreras Disney Chef Danny Apreas

Disney Parks are known for some of the most creative and unique theme park food you will ever find. In fact, some guests come for the restaurants and don’t even visit the parks! Part of the reason why Disney has such a broad offering of cuisines is due to the brilliantly diverse chefs and creative teams that work behind the scenes cultivating menus and flavors fusions that blow our minds at every turn. Today we are learning more about Chef Daniel from Be Our Guest Restaurant and his cultural staple, Arepas.

Colombian-born Disney Chef Danny Contreras recently chatted with Thomas Mazloum, president of Disney Signature Experiences, about arepas and the new Adventures by Disney trip to Colombia. One of the highlights of the trip is the opportunity to learn to make arepas – a traditional Colombian dish!

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Ready to give Arepas a try at home?

Try the Arepas section of the recipe below by itself, or give the whole recipe a try if you are feeling adventurous!

Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.

Join Zoë as she lets you in on all the tips, tricks, anecdotes, and embarrassments that arise from her family adventures.


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