Mardi Gras Shake Arrives at Disney Springs!

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Calling all shake fans, a new Mardi Gras shake has arrived at Vivoli il Gelato in Disney Springs! Vivoli il Gelato, which opened in 2015, is known for its amazing, mouthwatering, fun-themed shakes such as the Jack-O Latern shake as well as an Avengers-themed shake! Well now Vivoli il Gelato is getting into the Mardi Gras spirit with their new creation… the King shake!

Mardi Gras King Shake at Disney Springs!

 Mardi Gras Shake
Credit: Vivoli Il Gelato

According to the official Vivoli Li Gelato Instagram page, the King Shake offers you to “Crown yourself king for a day and enjoy a King Shake! King Cake gelato is spun with milk and served with a waffle cone, a cinnamon roll, and whipped cream!”

Vivoli Li Gelato

Vivoli il Gelato
Credit: Disney

If you have ever been Florence, Italy, you may have heard of Vivoli Gelateria. It was the only food place mentioned in National Geographic’s City Guide to Florence. I think that means it must be pretty good! This is a family-run shop and this will be their second location and the first not in Italy. It is now open at The Landing, the newest neighbourhood addition to the new Disney Springs.

It was founded in 1932 by Raphael and his two brothers, Vivoli Gelateria actually started out as a dairy. Technology slowly progressed and then the brothers were able to make gelato.

Their gelato is made with fresh, top of the line ingredients. They will use the exact same recipes from their original shop. They do plan to use local and seasonal products, with cocoa powder, hazelnut and pistachio imported from Italy. So now we know it will be as close to authentic Italian gelato as we can get here in the states.

Tessa H