The Disneyland Resort has announced that reservations for signature events being held during Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. You can find details, prices, and dates for all of the experiences below. The festival will run from March 2 through April 12 at Disney California Adventure while some events will be held at the hotels of the Disneyland Resort.
A new event is Celebrity Chef LIVE! at the Hyperion. On March 9 at 8pm Guy Fieri will be featured while Robert Irvine will be showcased on March 30 at 8pm. Guests will see the celebrity chefs on the stage of the Hyperion Theatre. Following the show, the guests will enjoy a tasting experience. The price is $99.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers. Theme park admission is NOT required for this event. Hyperion Theater seating section is assigned. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. The Tasting Party will feature shared standing cocktail tables.
For those that want an even more premium experience, they can get a VIP package for $250 per person. These guests will be part of the action on stage as the chef prepares masterful dishes and delightful beverages. They will also enjoy a private Meet & Greet before the show with a backstage toast and a signed gift.
There will also be a Taste of the Festival preview event from 8-11pm on March 1, 2018. Guests will be among the first to savor culinary excellence as you sample your way through a selection of this year’s Festival Marketplaces. They can also discover this year’s favorite wine while listening to an acoustic set or amp up the energy at the Palisades Stage. The cost is $125.00 per person, plus tax. Theme Park admission is NOT required for this event. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.
A VIP Experience will be available for $150.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities. Here guests will be seated in a reserved dining area on the Sonoma Terrace. They can also savor additional appetizers and beverage selections and more in an exclusive buffet of Marketplace items and delight in a private bar pouring Festival wines and beer.
Sweet Sundays are returning. Guests can start their festival day with a light breakfast and sparkling wine toast during an entertaining baking demonstration. The chefs will show how they make a few of their signature desserts. Guests will get lots of great cooking tips, but the best part might just be getting to sample the completed creations. The event will be held at Napa Rose, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa. The cost is $99.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers. Each event will take place from 10am to noon. Here is the chef Schedule
Sunday, March 4, 2018: Keegan Gerhard Food Network Challenge
Sunday, March 11, 2018: Emily Ellyn Food Network Star and Cutthroat Kitchen
Sunday, April 8, 2018:Duff Goldman Cake Masters and Ace of Cakes
Winemaker dinners will also return. Each dinner event highlights wines from different California vintners, with the meal’s courses carefully selected to enhance the flavor of the wine. Guest presenters from the featured wineries will provide background and tasting notes and describe how the chef planned the dishes to make the most of the flavor of the wines. Here are the details:
Thursday, March 15, 2018
$175.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers
Join Flora Springs vintner Nat Komes for a 4-course meal expertly prepared by Steakhouse 55 Chef Marcel St. Pierre. Each course is created to pair harmoniously with selected Flora Springs wines. After each course, Nat will visit your table to share stories about his family’s vineyards and winery, located in beautiful Napa Valley, California.
Disney Family of Wines
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Disney’s Grand California Hotel & Spa
$250.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers
Enjoy a very special evening featuring the wines from 4 “Disney Family of Wines” winemakers: Fess Parker Winery, Kurt Russell’s GoGi Wines, Silverado Vineyards and Skywalker Vineyards. Each course of the inspired menu, created by Executive Chef Andrew Sutton, will be paired with a hand-selected wine from one of the featured wineries. With the beautiful Napa Rose hosting this stellar event, your evening is sure to sparkle.
David Arthur Vineyards
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Carthay Circle Restaurant
Disney California Adventure Park
$300.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers
Delight in an exclusive evening under the stars celebrating David Arthur Wines. This 1930’s Hollywood-themed evening is limited to 24 Guests, with vintner David Long expertly pairing each course with the ideal wine. The event begins with a reception at Carthay Circle Restaurant, followed by a 4-course dinner created by Executive Chef Andrew Sutton on the North Patio. If you like, come dressed in 1930. THEME PARK ADMISSION IS REQUIRED
This year’s festival features a 4-course beer pairing menu that celebrates the hand-crafted flavors of Karl Strauss Brewing Company. At this event, hand-selected beers will be paired and served with a specialty menu created by the Disney culinary team. Brewmaster Matt Johnson will present each beer and describe the chef’s vision for the pairing. The event will be held Thursday, March 8, 2018 – 6:00 PM at Steakhouse 55, Disneyland Hotel. The cost is $150.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers.