US (FL): New restaurant uses hydroponics to go local

The World Center Marriott Hotel near Walt Disney World has opened a new restaurant, Latitude & Longitude, with a very local flavor. The new restaurant will serve many of its dishes with produce grown in a hydroponic garden, including greens, berries, small fruits and many other products.

Latitude & Longitude is part of a revamp undertaken by Eric Martinez, who took over as World Center Marriott executive chef a year ago.

“It’s the biggest restaurant we have in the building, and we wanted something that has the feel of farm to table,” Martinez said.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel (Kyle Arnold)

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