Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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8/15/19: Replaced The Allman Betts Band with Smash Mouth for Eat to the Beat concert lineup
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6/21/19: Added Culinary Demonstrations
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One of the longest running and most popular festivals hosted at Epcot is the ultimate experience for foodies and culinary lovers. Whether guests attend to be educated and inspired or just want to enjoy eating and drinking around the world, Epcot Food & Wine Festival will satisfy more than just tastebuds. This year’s festival runs from August 29 – November 23, 2019.

Tickets

Epcot Food & Wine festival is open to all guests with valid park admission. Children 2 and under will not need a ticket.

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Global Marketplaces This Year

Eat to the Beat Concert Series

Throughout the run of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, musical acts are featured at the American Garden Pavilion. Most musicians and bands will perform two to three days in row and will play three 30-minute sets each of the days they are there. This is a great opportunity for guests to grab a drink or a snack and enjoy live music in a spacious outdoor setting. All concerts are included with valid guest admission.

2019 Concert Lineup
  • August 29 – 31 Plain White T’s
  • September 1 – 2 Sawyer Brown – NEW!
  • September 3 – 4 MercyMe
  • September 5 – 6 Grace Kelly – NEW!
  • September 7 – 8 Zach Williams – NEW!
  • September 9 – 10 Lauren Daigle – NEW!
  • September 11 – 12 Jimmie Allen – NEW!
  • September 13 – 15 Tiffany
  • September 16 – 17 Smash Mouth
  • September 18 – 19 Everclear
  • September 20 – 22 STARSHIP featuring Mickey Thomas
  • September 23 – 24 Post Modern Jukebox
  • September 25 – 26 Blue October
  • September 27 – 29 Mark Wills
  • September 30 – October 2 Sugar Ray
  • October 3 – 4 Taylor Dayne 
  • October 5 – 6  India – NEW!
  • October 7– 9 98°
  • October 10 – 11 Boyce Avenue – NEW!
  • October 12 – 13 Southern Avenue – NEW!
  • October 14 – 15 Kenny G
  • October 16 – 17 38 Special
  • October 18 – 20 Baha Men
  • October 21 – 22 Billy Ocean
  • October 23 – 25 Sheila E
  • October 26 – 27 High Valley
  • October 28 – 30 Hanson
  • October 31-November 1 Sheena Easton
  • November 2 – 3 Kris Allen – NEW!
  • November 4 – 6 Boyz II Men
  • November 7 – 8 The Hooters
  • November 9 – 11 Big Bad Voo Doo Daddy
  • November 12 – 14 TBD
  • November 15 – 16 BBMak – NEW!
  • November 17 – 18 Spanish Harlem Orchestra – NEW!
  • November 19 D’Capella – NEW!

Eat to the Beat performances are at America Gardens Theatre three times nightly at 5:30 pm, 6:45 pm and 8:00 pm on Sundays-Thursdays, and 6:30 pm, 7:45 pm and 9:00 pm Fridays-Saturdays. Each performance is approximately 35 minutes long. The concert series will feature a favorite performer or music group every day of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Concerts are included with Epcot admission, but seating is not guaranteed. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Dining Packages

Priority seating to the Eat to the Beat concerts are available to guests who make reservations at select Epcot restaurants. Guests must have valid park admission to dine in the park and will only have reserved seating to one of the shows. The Disney Parks Blog has announced that reservations for the Eat to the Beat Dining Packages are now on sale.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

 

Eat to the Beat Dining Package Restaurants

Guests can book dining package reservations at one of 14 Epcot restaurants. Each reservation guarantees a seat at one Eat to the Beat Concert performance. Participating restaurants include:

  • Biergarten Restaurant
    Germany Pavilion
    Lunch: $55 for adults; $31 for kids
    Dinner: $55 for adults; $31 for kidsChefs de France
    France Pavilion
    Lunch: $60.99 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $69.99 for adults; $21.99 for kidsCoral Reef Restaurant
    The Seas Pavilion
    Lunch: $69 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $69 for adults; $22 for kidsThe Garden Grill Restaurant
    The Land Pavilion
    Breakfast: $49 for adults; $30 for kids
    Lunch: $63 for adults; $38 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $38 for kidsLa Hacienda de San Angel
    Mexico Pavilion
    Dinner: $82 for adults; $23 for kidsNine Dragons Restaurant
    China Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $59.95 for adults; $18.50 for kidsRestaurant Marrakesh
    Morocco Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $19 for kidsRose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
    United Kingdom Pavilion
    Lunch: $57 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults; $22 for kidsSan Angel Inn Restaurante
    Mexico Pavilion
    Lunch: $60 for adults; $20 for kids
    Dinner: $75 for adults; $23 for kidsSpice Road Table
    Morocco Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $19 for kidsTeppan Edo
    Japan Pavilion
    Lunch: $68 for adults; $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults; $22 for kidsTokyo Dining
    Japan Pavilion
    Lunch: $68 for adults; $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults; $22 for kidsTutto Italia Ristorante
    Italy Pavilion
    Lunch: $64 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $70 for adults; $25 for kidsVia Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria
    Italy Pavilion
    Lunch: $54 for adults; $20 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults; $24 for kids

Please note that prices do not include tax or gratuity and reservations require a credit card guarantee. Dining reservation start times must be at least 2.5 hours prior to the Eat to the Beat concert showtime. This experience requires 2 Table-Service Entitlements for Magic Your Way Dining and Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Packages. Valid Epcot admission is required and not included. Seating will be uncovered and in the second section in the middle of the theater. If guests need accessible seating, it should be indicated in reservation.

2019 Global Marketplaces (International Food Kiosks)

No visit to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival would be complete without a culinary tour of World Showcase.  The park takes on a whole new vibe with dozens of food kiosks offering delicious treats for purchase. Sample food, drink, and desserts inspired by multiple cultures and countries.

Food & Beverage Details
The following guide denotes menu items acceptable for specific dietary needs:

  • (GF) indicates Gluten/wheat-friendly
  • (KA) indicates Kid-approved (Dishes designed with kids in mind.)
  • (V) indicates Vegetarian

Please note that you may consult with a chef or special-diets-trained Cast Member before placing your order. We use reasonable efforts in our sourcing, preparation and handling procedures to avoid the introduction of the named allergen into these menu choices. However, it is possible for the allergen to be introduced before the food is provided to us or inadvertently during our preparation or handling. We do not have separate kitchens to prepare allergy-friendly items or separate dining areas for Guests with allergies or intolerances.

 

Active Eats

Please your palate with these healthy, action-packed bites for pure taste bud bliss!

Food:

  • Loaded Macaroni & Cheese with Nueske’s Pepper Bacon, Cheddar and Leeks (KA)
  • Spice-crusted Verlasso Salmon with UNCLE BEN’S Quinoa & Ancient Grains Medley, Crushed Avocado and Sherry Vinegar (GF)
  • Fruit and Nut Energy Snack: House-made mixture of Apricots, Almonds, Pecans, Coconut, Puffed Rice and Chocolate Chips (V) (GF) (KA)

Beverages:

  • M.I.A. Beer Company HRD WTR Key Lime Hard Sparkling Water, Doral, FL
  • L’Ecole No. 41 Chenin Blanc Old Vines, Columbia Valley, WA
  • Evolution by Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR
Select dishes featuring Melissa’s Produce.
Africa

Delve into a delectable menu inspired by countries abundant with history, mystery and cultural diversity.

Food:

  • Kenyan Coffee Barbecue Beef Tenderloin with Sweet Potato and Corn Mealie Pap and Kachumbari Slaw
  • Spicy Kenyan Vegan Githeri with White Beans, Pigeon Peas, Curry Rice Pilaf and Kachumbari Slaw (V)
  • Piri Piri Skewered Shrimp with Citrus-scented Couscous

Beverages:

  • Tusker Lager
  • Cederberg Chenin Blanc, South Africa
  • Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz, Western Cape
  • Groot Constantia Pinotage, Constantia
  • Wine Flight also available
The Alps

Explore the delicious tastes of these Swiss-inspired dishes!

Food:

  • Warm Raclette Swiss Cheese with Baby Potatoes, Cornichons and Baguette (V) (KA)
  • Venison Stew with Crushed Potatoes
  • Blueberry and Almond Frangipane Tart with Crème Fraîche Cream and Blue Diamond® Almonds (V) (KA)

Beverages:

  • Domaine CARREL et Fils Eugène Jongieux Blanc
  • Cave De La Côte Rosé Gamay, Romand
  • René Favre Dôle, Chamoson
  • Frozen Rosé
  • Wine Flight also available

Select dishes featuring Melissa’s Produce

Appleseed Orchard

Celebrate autumn with sweet and savory apple dishes paired with ciders, beers and wines.

Food:

  • Charcuterie and Cheese Plate featuring Burton’s Maplewood Farm Applejack Brandy Barrel Aged Maple Syrup
  • Caramel-Apple Popcorn (KA)

Beverages:

  • Frozen Apple Pie (non-alcoholic) (KA)
  • M.I.A. Beer Company Apple Trappe Belgian-Style Tripel Ale, Doral, FL
  • Playalinda Brewing Co. Apple Pie Beer, Titusville, FL
  • Sea Dog Brewing Co. Green Apple Ale, Clearwater, FL
  • Ciderboys Lemon Cello Hard Cider, Stevens Point, WI
  • Collective Arts Brewing Cherry Apple Hard Cider, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Woodchuck Hard Cider Spiced Apple, Middlebury, VT
  • Forge Cellars Dry Riesling Classique, Seneca Lake
  • Conundrum Red Blend, California
  • Amavi Cellars Syrah, Walla Walla Valley
  • tenshən Rhône Style White Blend, Central Coast
  • Lang & Reed Wine Company Cabernet Franc, North Coast
  • Frog’s Leap Zinfandel, Napa Valley
  • Kurt Russell’s Gogi Wines Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills
  • Apple Blossom Sky: Fanta® Apple, Ginger Beer, Floodwall Apple Brandy, Burton’s Maplewood Farm Applejack Brandy Barrel Aged Syrup and Mini Marshmallows
  • Beer Flight also available
  • Cider Flight also available
  • Wine Flights also available
Australia

Explore an exotic array of food and drink options from the Land Down Under.

Food:

  • Grilled Sweet and Spicy Bush Berry Shrimp with Pineapple, Pepper, Onion and Snap Peas (GF)
  • Roasted Lamb Chop with Sweet Potato Purée, Bush Berry Pea Salad and Pistachio-Pomegranate Gremolata (GF)
  • Deconstructed Pavlova with Pastry Cream, Citrus-macerated Berries and Lemon Myrtle Meringue (KA) (GF) (V)

Beverage:

  • Coopers Brewery Original Pale Ale
  • Hope Estate “Wollombi Brook” Semillon, Hunter Valley
  • Franklin Tate Estates Chardonnay, Margaret River
  • 3 Rings Shiraz, Barossa Valley
  • Wine Flight also available

Select dishes featuring Melissa’s Produce

Belgium

Indulge in dessert-like waffles, savory treats and thirst-quenchers with a kick—courtesy of the Kingdom of Belgium!

Food:

  • Beer-braised Beef served with Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes
  • Golden Malted Belgian Waffle with Warm Chocolate Ganache and Whipped Cream (V) (KA)
  • Golden Malted Belgian Waffle with Berry Compote and Whipped Cream (V) (KA)

Beverages:

  • Leffe Blonde Belgian Pale
  • St. Bernardus Witbier
  • Delirium Red Fruit Beer
  • Stella Artois Hard Cider
  • Chilled Coffee featuring Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  • Beer Flight also available
Brazil

Dig into South American cuisine and culture with the Land of the Palms’ finest fare.

Food:

  • Moqueca: Brazilian Seafood Stew featuring Scallops, Shrimp and White Fish with Coconut-lime Sauce and Steamed Rice
  • Crispy Pork Belly with Black Beans, Tomato and Onions (GF)
  • Pão de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread (GF) (V) (KA)

Beverages:

  • M.I.A. Beer Company Barbossa Black Beer, Doral, FL
  • Quinta de Azevedo Vinho Verde, Portugal
  • Quinta do Crasto Douro Tinto, Portugal
  • Frozen Caipirinha featuring LeBlon Cachaça
Brewer’s Collection

Wet your whistle with a glass or flight of Europe’s best brews—from Pilsners to wheat beers.

Beverages:

  • Weihenstephaner Festbier Lager, Freising
  • Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb
  • Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen Pomegranate Beer
  • Beer Flight also available
Canada

Take your taste buds to the Yukon, with delightful dishes, lagers and wines from the Great White North.

Food:

  • Canadian Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Soup served with a Pretzel Roll
  • Le Cellier Wild Mushroom Beef Filet Mignon with Truffle-Butter Sauce (GF)

Beverages:

  • Collective Arts Saint of Circumstance Citrus Blonde, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Château Des Charmes Merlot, St. David’s Bench
  • Château Des Charmes Equuleus Red Blend, St. David’s Bench
Select dishes featuring Melissa’s Produce.
The Cheese Studio hosted by Boursin Cheese

Nibble delish cheesy dishes paired with the perfect vintage for an unforgettable nosh stop!

Food:

  • Braised Beef “Stroganoff” with Tiny Egg Noodles, Wild Mushrooms and Boursin Garlic and Fine Herbs Cheese Sauce (KA)
  • Black Pepper Boursin Soufflé with Fig Marmalade (V)
  • Maple Bourbon Cheesecake with Maple Bourbon Cream, Caramel and Pecan Crunch (V)

Beverages:

  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Sparkling Blueberry Wine, St. Petersburg, FL
  • La Crema Pinot Gris, Monterey
  • Domaine Saint André de Figuière Rosé, Côtes de Provence
  • Alta Vista Estate Malbec, Mendoza
China

Introduce your palate to a diverse variety of popular plates and potables from one of the world’s greatest cuisines!

Food:

  • Wuxi Spareribs
  • Chicken Dumplings with Chinese Slaw (KA)
  • Mala Chicken and Shrimp Bao Bun
  • Black Pepper Shrimp with Garlic Noodles

Beverages:

  • Mango Bubble Tea with Assam Black Tea and Milk (Non-alcoholic)
  • Jasmine Draft Beer
  • Happy Peach: Peach Liqueur and Dark Rum
  • Kung Fu Punch: Vodka, Triple Sec, Mango Syrup and Orange Juice
  • Byejoe Punch: Chinese Bai Jiu Spirit, Lychee, Coconut and Pineapple Juice
  • Year of the Piggy: Light Rum, Triple Sec, Lychee Syrup, Lime Juice and Sprite
The Chocolate Studio

Sate confectionery cravings with a trip to our one-stop chocolate shop for delectably dark and milky sweet treats! Food:

  • Liquid Nitro Chocolate-Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey-Caramel (GF)
  • Dark Chocolate Raspberry Tart with Whipped Cream

Beverages:

  • Twinings Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea and Chocolate Shake (Non-alcoholic) (KA)
  • Banfi Rosa Regale Sparkling Red, Piedmont
  • Daou Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles
  • Croft Fine Ruby Port, Portugal
  • Twinings Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea Frozen Cocktail with Caramel Vodka
Coastal Eats

Savor the ocean’s finest flavors along with wines grown near the Pacific coastline—you can almost feel the sea breeze!

Food:

  • Lump Crab Cake with Napa Cabbage Slaw and Avocado-Lemongrass Cream
  • Baked Shrimp and Scallop Scampi Dip with Sourdough Baguette
  • Pacifico True Striped Bass Tostada with Slaw and Fire-roasted Tomatillo Sauce

Beverages:

  • Short’s Brewing Co. Mule Beer, Elk Rapids, Michigan
  • A to Z Wineworks Pinot Gris, Oregon
  • ROCO Gravel Road Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon

Select dishes feature Melissa’s Produce.

Earth Eats, Hosted by IMPOSSIBLE Foods

Turn your taste buds upside down with a medley of flavors that add a delish twist to healthy, hearty fare!

Food:

  • The IMPOSSIBLE Burger Slider with Wasabi Cream and spicy Asian Slaw on a Sesame Seed Bun (V)
  • IMPOSSIBLE Cottage Pie: IMPOSSIBLE Ground Meat with Carrots, Mushrooms, and Peas topped with Mashed Cauliflower, White Beans, and Mozzarella (V)

Beverage:

  • Suja organic kombucha green apple
  • Suja organic kombucha pineapple passionfruit
  • Suja organic kombucha mixed berry
  • Suja organic kombucha Flight also available
Flavors from Fire, Hosted by ESPN’s College GameDay

Add some heat to your epicurean adventure with these spicy bites and specialty beverages that pair perfectly!

Food:

  • The Steakhouse Blended Burger: Blended Beef and Mushroom Slider with Brie Cheese Fondue, Arugula, and a Truffle and Blue Cheese Potato Chip on a Brioche Bun
  • Smoked Corned Beef with Crispy Potatoes, Cheese Curds, Pickled Onions and Beer-Cheese Fondue
  • Charred Chimichurri Skirt Steak on a Smoked Corn Cake with Pickled Vegetable Slaw and Cilantro Aïoli
  • Chocolate Picante: Dark Chocolate Mousse with Cayenne Pepper, Paprika and Mango-Lime Compote

Beverages:

  • Bell’s Brewery Porter, Comstock, MI
  • Edmeades Zinfandel, Mendocino County
  • Swine Brine featuring Jim Beam Bourbon

Mushrooms provided by The Mushroom Council.
Select dishes feature Melissa’s Produce.

France

Fall in ooo-la-la-love with the classic cuisine and finest wines of France—bon appétit!

Food:

  • Fondue Savoyarde: Fondue of Imported Cheeses and Chardonnay served with Croutons
  • Croissant aux Escargots: Escargot Croissant with Garlic and Parsley
  • Boeuf Braisé à la Bordelaise, Pomme Dauphine: Beef Braised in Cabernet Sauvignon with Red Onions and Puffed Potatoes
  • Crème Brûlèe: Crème Brûlèe with House-made Chocolate Hazelnut Cream (KA)

Beverages:

  • Kronenbourg 1664 Pale Lager Draft
  • Chardonnay, Maison de France
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Village la Tourelle, Bordeaux
  • Kir à la Grenade: Sparkling Wine with Monin Pomegranate Syrup
  • La Passion Martini Slushy: Vodka, Grey Goose Le Citron, Cranberry and Passion Fruit Juice
Germany

Embark on an epicurean adventure to Deutschland, home of the heartiest food, drinks and appetites in the world!

Food:

  • Schinkennudeln: Pasta Gratin with Ham, Onions and Cheese (KA)
  • Roast Bratwurst in a Prop and Peller Pretzel Roll (KA)
  • Apple Strudel with Vanilla Sauce (V) (KA)

Beverages:

  • Weihenstephaner Festbier Lager, Freising
  • August Kesseler R Riesling Kabinett, Rheingau
  • J&H Selbach Bernkasteler Kurfürstlay Riesling Kabinett, Mosel
  • Selbach-Oster 2016 Zeltinger Schlossberg Riesling Spätlese, Mosel
  • Villa Wolf Pinot Noir, Pfalz
  • Riesling Flight also available
Hawai’i

Traverse the Pacific for tropical flavors and island faves—sweet or savory, these mouthwatering morsels scream aloha!

Food:

  • Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet-and-Sour DOLE Pineapple Chutney and spicy Mayonnaise (KA)
  • Grilled Tuna Tataki with Seaweed Salad, Pickled Cucumbers and Wasabi Cream inspired by AULANI Disney Vacation Club Villas, Ko Olina Hawai’i
  • Teriyaki-glazed SPAM Hash with Potatoes, Peppers, Onions and spicy Mayonnaise
  • Passion Fruit Cheesecake with Toasted Macadamia Nuts (KA) (GF) (V)

Beverages:

  • Maui Brewing Company Bikini Blonde Lager
  • Florida Orange Groves Sparkling Pineapple Wine, St. Petersburg, FL
  • AULANI Sunrise: Vodka, DOLE Pineapple Juice, and Grenadine
Hops & Barley

Stay stateside for all-American craft beer, wines and the hottest tastes from coast-to-coast!

Food:

  • New England Lobster Roll: Warm Lobster with Fresh Herb Mayonnaise and Griddled Roll
  • New Brunswick Slider: Slow-braised Beef Brisket “Pot Roast Style” with Horseradish Cream and Crispy Fried Onions on a Potato Roll with Pickled Vegetables on the side
  • Freshly Baked Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Icing (V) (KA)

Beverages:

  • North Coast Bewing Co. Blue Star Wheat, Fort Bragg, CA
  • 3 Daughters Brewing A Wake Coffee Blonde Ale, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Heavy Seas AmeriCannon APA, Baltimore, MD
  • Angry Orchard Rosé Hard Cider, Walden, NY
  • Mer Soleil Reserve Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands
  • Broadside Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles
  • Beer Flight also available
India

Introduce yourself to new flavors with ancient origins—the smorgasbord of Indian spices will whisk you off to faraway worlds!

Food:

  • Warm Indian Bread with Pickled Garlic, Mango Salsa and Coriander Pesto Dips (V) (KA)
  • Madras Red Curry with Roasted Cauliflower, Baby Carrots, Chickpeas and Uncle Ben’s Basmati Rice (V) (GF)
  • Korma Chicken with Cucumber Tomato Salad, Almonds, Cashews and Warm Naan Bread

Beverages:

  • Mango Lassi (Non-alcoholic) (KA)
  • Godfather Lager
  • Sula Chenin Blanc, Nashik
  • Sula Shiraz, Nashik
  • Mango Lassi with Sōmrus Chai Cream Liqueur
Ireland

Escape to the Emerald Isle for a wee bit o’ ale, wine and authentic Irish fare to warm the cockles of y’er heart!

Food:

  • Roasted Irish Sausage with Colcannon Potatoes and Onion Gravy
  • Warm Irish Cheddar Cheese and Stout Dip with Irish Brown Bread (V)
  • Warm Chocolate Pudding with Irish Cream Liqueur Custard (V)

Beverages:

  • Brehon Brewhouse Killanny Red Ale
  • Bunratty Meade Honey Wine
  • Guinness Baileys Shake
Islands of the Caribbean

Journey to the islands of the Caribbean, where the fusion of food and cultures create a melody in your mouth!

Food:

  • Ropa Vieja Empanada with Tomato Aïoli (KA)
  • Jerk-spiced Chicken with Roasted Sweet Plantain Salad and Mango Chutney Yogurt (GF)
  • Quesito: Puff Pastry with Sweetened Cream Cheese and Guava Sauce (V) (KA)

Beverages:

  • Red Stripe Lager
  • Caribbean White Sangria
  • Frozen Mojito
Italy

Mangiare… savor the simple elegance of cucina italiana, with some of the world’s best-loved food and wine.

Food:

  • Ravioli Carbonara: Parmesan and Pecorino Ravioli, Egg Yolk, Cream, and Bacon
  • Costine di Maiale: Balsamic-glazed and Oven-roasted Pork Ribs
  • Pollo: Crispy Chicken with Marinara Sauce (KA)
  • Traditional Sicilian Cannoli: Crisp Pastry filled with Sweet Ricotta, Chocolate, and Candied Orange
  • Chocolate-Hazelnut Cake: Vanilla Cake and Chocolate-Hazelnut Mascarpone Cream dipped in Chocolate (KA)

Beverages:

  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro Pilsner
  • Pinot Grigio, Santa Marina
  • Chianti, Gabbiano
  • Prosecco, Villa Sandi
  • Corbinello, Montegrande
  • Moscato Fior d’Arancio, Montegrande
  • Italian Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila
Japan

Delight your appetite with sushi and other delish dishes as well as libations from the Land of the Rising Sun!

Food:

  • Teriyaki Chicken Bun: Steamed Bun filled with Chicken, Vegetables and a Sweet Teriyaki Sauce (KA)
  • Frothy Ramen: Chilled Noodles and Dashi Broth with a Light Foam Topping
  • Spicy Roll: Tuna and Salmon Sushi topped with Volcano Sauce

Beverages:

  • Kirin Draft Beer
  • Draft Sake
  • Nami Sake Cocktail: Sake, Peach Schnapps, Vodka, and Lime Juice
Mexico

Spice up your fiesta-lovin’ palate with some south-of-the-border history, culture and cuisine—olé!

Food:

  • Taco de Puerco: Shredded Pork Belly on a Corn Tortilla with Salsa Verde
  • Tostada de Carne: Braised Beef on a Corn Tostada with Mole Oaxaqueño and Chicharrón Dust
  • Capirotada de Chocolate: Chocolate Bread Pudding served with Chocolate Abuelita Crème Anglaise

Beverages:

  • Cerveza Por Favor: Mexican Craft Beer served with a Liqueur Floater
  • Mexican Sangria: Red Wine, Blackcurrant Liqueur, Citrus Juices, Strawberry Purée, and a hint of Rum
  • Clasica Reyes Margarita: 100% Agave Tequila, Ancho Reyes Liqueur, Lime Juice, and Agave Nectar served on the rocks with a Tajín Chile-Lime Powder Rim
  • Smokey Margarita: Mezcal Ilegal, Pineapple-Ginger Juice, Agave Nectar, 100% Agave Tequila and Ancho Reyes Liqueur served on the rocks with a spicy Salt Rim
Morocco

Relish an inspired array of exotic flavors—this north African region is a mecca of intriguing cuisine.

Food:

  • NY Strip Steak Green Shermoula Flatbread with fresh Radish and Tomato Salsa
  • Spicy Hummus Fries with Cucumber, Tomatoes, Onions, Tzatziki, and Chipotle Sauce
  • Chocolate Baklava: Rolled Phyllo Dough with Toasted Almonds and Dark Chocolate Sauce

Beverages:

  • Casa Beer
  • Laroque Chardonnay, Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon
  • Red Organic Sangria
  • Mimosa Royale: Sparkling Wine and Orange Juice topped with Orange Liqueur
Shimmering Sips Mimosa Bar

Get the brunch party started—sample fresh-baked goods and mimosas mixed with the perfect twist!

Food:

  • Banana Almond Soft-serve Sundae made with Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk, fresh Berries, and Chocolate Almond Streusel (V) (KA)
  • Cheesecake Trio: Raspberry, Chocolate, and New York-Style Cheesecake Bites (V) (KA)
  • Shimmering Strawberry Soft-serve in a Waffle Cone (V) (KA)

Beverages:

  • Tropical Mimosa with Sparkling Wine and Passion Fruit, Orange, and Guava Juices
  • Key Lime Mimosa with Key Lime Sparkling Wine and Cranberry Juice
  • Blood Orange Mimosa with Sparkling Wine and Blood Orange Juice
  • Frozen Mimosa featuring White Claw Natural Lime Hard Seltzer
  • Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut, Champagne
  • Dom Pérignon Brut, Champagne
  • Veuve Clicquot Brut Rosé, Champagne
  • Mimosa Flight also available
Spain

Travel to España for pleasing cuisine that’s unrivaled—from paella to seafood that’s straight from Basque Country.

Food:

  • Charcuterie in a Cone with imported Spanish Meats, Cheeses and Olives with an Herb Vinaigrette
  • Spanish-style Paella with Botifarra and Roasted Chicken
  • Seafood Salad with Shrimp, Bay Scallops, Mussels, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, White Balsamic Vinegar and Smoked Paprika (GF)

Beverages:

  • Lagar de Bouza Albariño, Rías Baixas
  • Casa Castillo Monastrell, Jumilla
  • Espelt Garnacha Old Vines, Catalonia
  • Wine Flight also available
Thailand

Exotic specialties from Southeast Asia await as the Land of Smiles serves up a flavorful foodie phenom!

Food:

  • Marinated Chicken with Peanut Sauce and Stir-fried Vegetables (KA)
  • Shrimp and Cold Noodle Salad
  • Red Hot Spicy Thai Curry Beef with Steamed Rice

Beverages:

  • Singha Lager
  • Maison Willm Réserve Gewürztraminer, Alsace
Wine & Dine Studio

Sample signature dishes along with an elegant medley of wines hailing from the Golden State’s renowned vineyards.

Food:

  • Seared Scallops, Truffled Celery Root Purée, Brussels Sprouts and Wild Mushrooms
  • Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Vinaigrette, Parmesan Cheese and Pumpkin Seeds (V) (KA)
  • Trio of Artisan Cheese (V)
    • Gorgonzola with Cow and Sheep’s Milk
    • Artigiano Aged Balsamic & Cipolline Onion
    • Italico
  • Artist Palette of Wine and Cheese: Trio of Artisan Cheeses paired with Reata Chardonnay, Rainstorm Silver Linings Pinot Noir Rosé and Spellbound Petite Sirah

Beverages:

  • Reata Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
  • Rainstorm Silver Linings Pinot Noir Rosé, Oregon
  • Spellbound Petite Sirah, California

Select dishes featuring Melissa’s Produce.

 

Additional Festival Locations

Visit these outstanding food and beverage destinations for gourmet tastes on the go!

Block & Hans
Take time out to relax while enjoying a carefully curated selection of ales, hard cider and more.

  • Beverages:
  • Orlando Brewing Blonde Ale, Orlando, FL
  • Goose Island 312 Dry Hopped Urban Wheat Ale, Chicago, IL
  • Lexington Brewing Company Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Lexington, KY
  • Left Hand Brewing Milk Stout, Longmont, CO
  • Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, Milton, DE
  • McKenzie’s Black Cherry Hard Cider, West Seneca, NY
  • Beer Flight also available

The Chocolate Experience: From Bean to the Bar
Hosted by Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Cover it in chocolate and delicious dreams come true—this chocolate-lovers paradise is the sweetest stop in The Land pavilion.

  • Beverages
  • Ghirardelli Drinking Chocolate (Non-alcoholic)
  • Banfi Rosa Regale Sparkling Red, Piedmont

Fife & Drum
Cool off with a taste tour that delivers tall orders of frosty fun!

  • Beverages
  • Hanson Brothers Beer Company Mmmhops Pale Ale, Tulsa, OK

Funnel Cake
Sink your teeth into a sweet crowd-pleaser sure to hit the spot morning, noon or night!

  • Food
  • Mini Funnel Cake topped with Vanilla Ice Cream and Mixed-berry Sangria Compote

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
Make a beeline to the piping hot deliciousness served cup by heart-warming cup—from tea and coffee to a variety of icy concoctions.

  • Beverages
  • The American Adventure: Whisky Adventure: Frozen Lemon and Fireball Cinnamon Whisky
  • Canada: Citrus Sunrise: Frozen Orange and Pineapple Juice with Grand Marnier
  • Odyssey: Chai-quila: Chai Tea with Avion Espresso Tequila
  • Future World East: Acai Surprise: Frozen Wild Berry and Acai topped with Grey Goose Vodka

Refreshment Outpost
Nibble like there’s no tomorrow—stop by for satisfying snacks and beverages to go!

  • Food
  • Nigerian Meat Pie
  • No Worries Panna Cotta: Raspberry, Papaya, and Mango Panna Cotta with a Cookie Crumble Base topped with a Lion King White Chocolate (KA)
  • Beverages:
  • Savanna Smoothie: Coconut Milk, Agave, and Amarula Cream Liqueur (V)

Refreshment Port
Try a tropical infusion of delicious Dole pineapple treats… bask in the sunny rays of flavor!

  • Food:
  • Duck Confit Poutine with Fig Demi Sauce and Brie Cheese Fondue
  • DOLE WHIP Pineapple Soft-serve (V) (KA)
  • Beverages:
  • DOLE WHIP Pineapple Soft-serve with Bacardi Coconut Rum
  • Dragon Berry Refresher featuring Bacardi Dragon Berry Rum
  • Barbecue Bloody Mary with Smoked Garlic Sausage and House-made Pickle Skewer served with a Mustard and Barbecue Rub Rim

Sommerfest
Get in the spirit of the Fall Harvest with this sweet treat!

  • Food
  • Frangipane Peach Tart

Sunshine Seasons
Visit Sunshine Seasons—open all year—at The Land pavilion for a delicious Ghirardelli sundae!

  • Food
  • Vanilla Gelato Sundae with Ghirardelli Hot Fudge or Caramel Drizzle, Whipped Cream and Sprinkles (KA) (V)

Party for the Senses

This elegant evening gala brings together the best of Epcot Food & Wine Festival including entertainment, education, and of course culinary delights. Guest and Disney chefs will prepare and present their signature dishes crafted with gourmet ingredients and combining unique flavors. Guests will savor every cocktail, entree, and dessert they sample during the exclusive Party for the Senses.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

General Event Details

  • World ShowPlace Events Pavilion in Epcot
  • Select Saturdays during the Festival
  • Wine View Lounge: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Reserved Seating: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • From $229 to $359 per Guest—plus tax, gratuity included
Party for the Senses Category 1: Wine View Lounge

Wine View Lounge 

“Paint the town like a true VIP, with a premium reserved table, premium bar service, artisanal cheeses and a specialty cocktail toast—in addition to all that makes this event the most palatable party of the year!” Reservations are now on sale.

  • $359 per guest—plus tax, gratuity included
  • Limited availability
  • 6:15 pm check-in
  • Guests will receive a parting gift
  • Transportation will be provided to and from the park’s Main Entrance at the beginning and end of the event
Party for the Senses Category 2: Reserved Seating

Reserved Seating 

“Indulge in top-notch treatment, with a reserved table on the main floor and a specialty welcome cocktail toast. Your inner connoisseur won’t want to miss it!” Reservations are now on sale.

  • $229 per guest—plus tax, gratuity included
  • Limited availability
  • 6:45 pm check-in at the reserved check-in podium located at the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
Party for the Senses Dates
  • Saturday, September 21 • 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 5 • 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 12 • 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 19 • 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 9 • 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Please note: each event has two eating options. Required Epcot admission is not included with the event ticket. Alcohol will only be served to guests 21 and older. All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Signature Dining Events

Sip and savor in style at Epcot’s Signature Dining Events. This year, nine incredible themed meals are being offered around World Showcase to Epcot Food & Wine Festival guests. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner they prefer, there’s something for everyone. These signature, multi-course meals will pair culinary delights with tasty beverages for an experience your tastebuds will love.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Guests can make reservations for the Signature Dining Events by calling 407-939-3378. Disney Vacation Club Members may call Member Services at (800) 900-9800. Please note that separate Epcot admission is required and is not included with reservations.

Mexican Tequila Lunch

Savor contemporary Mexican cuisine paired with the distinctive flavors of tequila. This is an extraordinary adventure—one where you will learn the history of agave spirits and their subtle nuances. As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections. Each has been chosen to complement the flavors found in these unique, regionally themed dishes.

Embark on a culinary journey through Mexico that will leave you wanting to return for more!

  • Where: La Hacienda de San Angel, Mexico at Epcot
  • Dates:
    • August 29 and 30
    • September 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27
    • October 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31
    • November 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Price: $85.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity is included
Italian Food, Wine Vs. Beer Pairing

Discover authentic Italian dishes with an original twist—expertly prepared and served with regional beverages. Guests choose culinary delights from an amazing menu filled with robust flavors adored the world over. Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes. One taste is all it takes to see why Italian cuisine warms the heart and satisfies the palate. Mangiare!

  • Where: Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, Italy at Epcot
  • Dates:
    • October 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and 31
    • November 5 and 7
  • Time: 1:30pm – 4:15pm
  • Price: $99.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity included
Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon

Gather in a rustic wine cellar as Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony. Amid the Tuscan-style stone walls, luncheon Guests are in for the ultimate dining experience. Savor a spectacular 6-course meal featuring epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors. Capturing the true essence of the country’s rich culture, your chef promises to prepare an authentic Italian meal that’s pure perfezione.

Parisian Breakfast

Start the day with fabulous fresh-baked goodness—from baguettes and croissants to patisserie-perfect pain au chocolat. Wake up and smell the petit déjeuner! Guests are invited to sip cappuccino, hot chocolate or amazing French sparkling mimosas, all while indulging in an authentic Parisian breakfast buffet that’s deliciously decadent.  Be sure to slather a bit of confiture on your baguette for a traditional tartine.

With buttery croissants, pastries and more, your first meal of the day will never be the same.

  • Where: Chefs de France
  • Dates:
    • September 21 and 28
    • October 5, 12, 19 and 26
    • November 2, 9 and 16
  • Time: 9:15am – 10:45am
  • Price: $45.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity included
French Family Meal Traditions

From hors d’oeuvres to entrées, experience authentic French fare just like Maman used to make. There’s no place like home—whether it’s Avignon, Lyon or Vendôme! As the chefs at Monsieur Paul share their treasured family recipes, Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places.

  • Where: Monsieur Paul
  • Dates:
    • October 4 ,6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27
    • November 1, 3, 8 and 10
  • Time: 12:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Price: $99.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity included
The Parisian Afternoon, Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles!

C’est merveilleux—indulge in heavenly morsels from Monsieur Paul, the culinary jewel of the France Pavilion. Love is in the fare! From finger sandwiches and savory mignardises to melt-in-your-mouth macarons and an assortment of delicate petit fours, both foodies and Francophiles alike will feel as if they’ve been whisked away to a dreamy bistro along la Rive Gauche. Take a respite from your Epcot adventures to relax, sip unlimited mimosas and nibble our magnifique medley of treats—it’s a Parisian-style afternoon that’s ooo-la-la-luscious!

  • Where: Monsieur Paul
  • Dates:
    • September 28
    • October 5, 12, 19 and 26
    • November 2, 9 and 16
  • Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Price: $58.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity included
The “Hibachi” Experience: Iron Chef

Eat, drink and be amazed while these culinary masters show off some seriously delicious skills. Watch the spirit of Japanese cuisine come to life! Guests are in for an unforgettable dining experience as the restaurant’s “performing” chefs add a modern twist to traditional cooking techniques.This amazing 5-course culinary adventure focuses on traditional dishes served during festivals and holidays throughout the year! Prepared communal-style at your table, each dish is served with sake selections that complement the meal’s exotic flavors. Surrounded by authentic Japanese décor, you’ll feel as if you’re in the Land of the Rising Sun—tanoshimimasu!

  • Where: Teppan Edo, Nihonbashi Dining Room, at the Japan Pavilion
  • Dates:
    • October 9, 16, 23 and 30
    • November 6
  • Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Price: $190.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity included
Culinary Tour of Japan

In a modern setting, Guests will enjoy a visual tour of the islands of Japan while dining on 3 traditional courses perfectly paired with sake and other thirst-quenching libations. The authentic menu exemplifies a seamless fusion of harmony, culture and culinary art.From the first bite to the last sip, don’t miss this amazing medley of flavors—each delicious dish is sure to please the most sophisticated palate. Itadakimasu!

  • Where: Tokyo Dining, Japan at Epcot
  • Dates:
    • October: 3, 10, 17 and 24
    • November: 7
  • Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Price: $160.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity included
Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing

Discover the magic of Mediterranean dining as our gourmet chefs bring an array of zesty recipes to life. Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region—you’ll feel like you’ve been swept away to the shores of an amazing epicurean adventure!

  • Where: Spice Road Table, Morocco at Epcot
  • Dates:
    • September 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30
    • October 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and 30
    • November 4, 6, 11 and 13
  • Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Price: $69.00 per guest, plus tax, gratuity included

Demonstrations and Educational Seminars

Food novices and pros alike will learn so much from industry professionals at the educational sessions offered throughout the Epcot Food & Wine festival. Registration is required for select events and may include additional charges to attend.

Sunday Brunch with the Chef

Learn first hand the secrets to culinary success from a celebrity chef. Guest will be able to enjoy brunch, a Q&A session, and an exclusive Meet and Greet opportunity with a guest chef.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Sunday Brunch with the Chef
  • September 1: Jamie Deen (co-owner of The Lady and Sons restaurant in Savannah, Georgia)
  • September 8: Carla Hall (Celebrity Chef & author of Carla Hall’s Soul Food)
  • September 15: Fabio Viviani (Fabio Viviani Hospitality Group, Celebrity Chef & Restauranteur)
  • September 22: Richard Blais (Chef & Entrepreneur)
  • September 29: Robert Irvine (Food Network’s Restaurant: Impossible)
  • October 6: Buddy Valastro (Celebrity Chef)
  • October 13: David Burtka (Celebrity Chef & author of Life is a Party)
  • October 20: Andrew Zimmern (Chef, Writer & TV Personality)
  • October 27: Cat Cora (Corlich Enterprises & Cat Cora, INC.)
  • November 10: Graham Elliot (Coast restaurant at MGM Cotai in Macau)
  • November 17: Aarti Sequeria (Cookbook Author & Food Network Personality

Candy Sushi – Presented by Adventures by Disney

Epcot Food & Wine Festival is the perfect place to try something new. For a hands-on experience unlike anything else, guests can learn to make Candy Sushi. Using crispy rice treats and gummy candies, mock sushi rolls have never looked so good! This daily offering is something the whole family will love. Candy provided by Mars Wrigley Confectionary.

Event Details

Candy Sushi will be offered daily at 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm at Sunshine Seasons at the Land Pavilion in Epcot. This event is $10 for all ages however, children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are not required, but highly recommended. Book online or by calling (407) 939-3378. Guests under 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call. Reservations are accepted with a credit card guarantee.

Please note: Theme park admission is required and not included with any Candy Sushi reservation. Event is subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Food and Beverage Paring

Pick up useful tips during this engaging collaboration between a featured chef and a beverage presenter. The best part? Guests get to sample the dish and beverage pairing created during the demonstration!

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Event Details

Food and Beverage Parings will be held select Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 2:30 pm at the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion stage. The cost is $29 per guest, plus tax and requires separate Epcot admission. Alcoholic beverages will only be served to guests 21 years of age and older. All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Food and Beverage Parings – August

THURSDAY, August 29, 2019
2:30 pm / Fish* & Wine
Bob Getchell The BOATHOUSE, Disney Springs
David Baricevic, Beverage Presenter King Estate Winery, Eugene, OR
*This item contains raw or undercooked fish. Consuming raw or undercooked fish may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Friday, August 30, 2019
2:30 pm / Beef & Wine
Glenn O’Brien Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Paul Dietz, Beverage Presenter Craft & Estate, France

Saturday, August 31, 2019
2:30 pm / Seafood & Wine
Katie Gross Be Our Guest Restaurant, Magic Kingdom Park
Andrea McBride, Owner McBride Sisters Winery, Oakland, CA

Food and Beverage Paring – September

Sunday, September 1, 2019
2:30 pm / Pork & Wine
Kimi Holt Sanaa, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
Antoine Collet, Beverage Presenter Maison Louis Jadot, France

Monday, September 2, 2019
2:30 pm / Venison & Wine
Tony Marotta Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Epcot
Missi Holle, Beverage Presenter St. Francis Winery, Santa Rosa, CA

Thursday, September 5, 2019
2:30 pm / Chicken & Beer
John C. Prieto California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort
David Nieuwoudt, Owner Cederberg Winery & Brewery, South Africa

Friday, September 6, 2019
2:30 pm / Pasta & Wine
Scott Paul BelGioioso Cheese, Green Bay, WI
Sharron McCarthy, Beverage Presenter Banfi Vintners

Saturday, September 7, 2019
2:30 pm / Scallop & Wine
Andrea Robinson M.S. & John Robinson Master Sommelier & Culinary Expert, The ONE Stemware, Saint Helena, CA

Sunday, September 8, 2019
2:30 pm / Shrimp & Wine
Andrea Robinson M.S. & John Robinson Master Sommelier & Culinary Expert, The ONE Stemware, Saint Helena, CA

Monday, September 9, 2019
2:30 pm / Veal & Wine
Jose Camey Boca, Winter Park, FL
Alberto Moro, Owner Emilio Moro, Ribera del Duero, Spain

Thursday, September 12, 2019
2:30 pm / Lamb & Wine
Brian Merritt Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
Kim Braddock, Beverage Presenter Foley Family Wines, California

Friday, September 13, 2019
2:30 pm / Protein Selection To Be Announced!
Spirit Chef and Beverage Presenter to be announced! The Edison, Disney Springs

Saturday, September 14, 2019
2:30 pm / Scallop & Wine
Jennifer Denlinger Valencia College, Poinciana, FL
Edwin Oliveri, Beverage Presenter Graham Beck Enterprises

Sunday, September 15, 2019
2:30 pm / Seafood & Wine
Brad Scholten The Crystal Palace, Magic Kingdom Park
Ken Clark, Beverage Presenter Pernod-Ricard

Monday, September 16, 2019
2:30 pm / Pastry & Champagne
Crystal Saunders Epcot Central Bakery
Chuck Richards, Beverage Presenter Champagne Taittinger, France

Thursday, September 19, 2019
2:30 pm / Fish & Wine
Shaun O’Neale Shaun O’Neale Group, LLC, Las Vegas, NV
Erika Crawford, Founder, Vintner Loveblock Wines, New Zealand

Friday, September 20, 2019
2:30 pm / Vegan & Wine
Brad Kilgore Alter, Kaido, Ember & Brava, Miami, FL
Michael Jordan, Master Sommelier Siduri Winery, Santa Rosa, CA

Sunday, September 22, 2019
2:30 pm / Chicken & Wine
Jehangir Mehta Graffiti, New York, NY
Ana Balbo, Owner, Winemaker Susana Balbo Winery, Agrelo, Mendoza

Monday, September 23, 2019
2:30 pm / Vegetarian & Wine
Brad Farmerie AvroKO Hospitality Group, New York, NY
Marcello Palazzi, Beverage Presenter Leonardo LoCascio Selections, Italy

Thursday, September 26, 2019
2:30 pm / Veal & Wine
Aaron Brown Garden Grill Restaurant, Epcot
Alexandra Marshall, Beverage Presenter J. Lohr Wines, San Jose, CA

Friday, September 27, 2019
2:30 pm / Lamb & Spirit
Robert Irvine Food Network’s Restaurant: Impossible Boardroom Spirits Distillery, Landsdale, PA

Sunday, September 29, 2019
2:30 pm / Beef & Wine
Faithy Harris-Dowdell Yak & Yeti Restaurant, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Andrew Broden, Beverage Presenter Michael and David Winery, Lodi, CA

Monday, September 30, 2019
2:30 pm / Lamb & Wine
Bayron Sagastume The Crystal Palace, Magic Kingdom Park
Justin Molis, Beverage Presenter Marietta, Geyserville, CA

Food and Beverage Paring – October

Thursday, October 3, 2019
2:30 pm / Game Meat & Wine
Justin Wangler
Meagan Reister, Beverage Presenter Jackson Family Wines, Fulton, CA

Friday, October 4, 2019
2:30 pm / Pork & Wine
Jet Tila Team Tila Corp., Los Angeles, CA
Sara Brewer, Beverage Presenter Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma, CA

Sunday, October 6, 2019
2:30 pm / Vegetarian & Wine
Claudia Sandoval Claudia’s Cocina, San Diego, CA
Barbara Selbach, Proprietor Selbach-Oster Wines, Germany

Monday, October 7, 2019
2:30 pm / Seafood & Wine
Brian & Shanna O’Hea The Kennebunk Inn, Kennebunk, ME
John Lowe, Brand Ambassador Treasury Wine Estates, Napa, CA

Thursday, October 10, 2019
2:30 pm / Pork & Wine
Paula DaSilva The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Elizabeth Cooper, Beverage Presenter Fess Parker Winery, Los Olivos, CA

Friday, October 11, 2019
2:30 pm / Fish & Wine
Steven Meese Michelin Starred Chef & Host of Beyond the Plate (Netflix 2020)
Elizabeth Cooper, Beverage Presenter Fess Parker Winery, Los Olivos, CA

Sunday, October 13, 2019
2:30 pm / Game Meat & Wine
Alex Seidel Fruition & Mercantile, Denver, CO
Alessio Inama, Owner Azienda Agricola Inama, Napa, CA

Monday, October 14, 2019
2:30 pm / Pastry & Wine
Joe Murphy Dean & DeLuca, New York, NY
Sara Ryan, Beverage Presenter Cape Classics

Thursday, October 17, 2019
2:30 pm / Fish & Wine
Pam Smith Shaping America’s Plate and P.S. Flavor!, Orlando, FL
David Munksgard, Winemaker Iron Horse Vineyards, Sebastopol, CA

Friday, October 18, 2019
2:30 pm / Beef & Bourbon
Ronald Haubner Garden Grill Restaurant, Epcot
Greg Metze, Master Distiller Old Elk Distillery, Fort Collins, CO

Sunday, October 20, 2019
2:30 pm / Pastry & Wine
Jason Stricker Epcot Central Bakery
Luigi Coppo, Owner Coppo Winery, Canello, Asti

Monday, October 21, 2019
2:30 pm / Fish* & Wine
Jennifer Bushman, Featuring Verlasso Salmon Route to Market, Mill Valley, CA Norie
Chinea, Beverage Presenter Champagne Laurent Perrier, Champagne, France
*This item contains raw or undercooked fish. Consuming raw or undercooked fish may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
2:30 pm / Game Meat & Wine
Michael Tiva Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grille, Disney Springs
Amanda McEwan, Beverage Presenter Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood, CA

Friday, October 25, 2019
2:30 pm / Pork & Wine
John Miele
Jonathan Garay, Beverage Presenter Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante, Disney Springs

Saturday, October 26, 2019
2:30 pm / Beef & Wine
Ron Rupert
George Miliotes, Master Sommelier Wine Bar George, Disney Springs

Sunday, October 27, 2019
2:30 pm / Lobster & Wine
Jennifer Denlinger Valencia College, Poinciana, FL
Eve Bordarier, Beverage Presenter Maison Marques & Domaines

Monday, October 28, 2019
2:30 pm / Fish & Wine
Daniel Rogers Flying Fish, Disney’s BoardWalk
Laura Balderelli, Beverage Presenter Ancient Peaks, Santa Margarita, CA

Thursday, October 31, 2019
2:30 pm / Venison & Wine
Nick Martin Garden Grill Restaurant, Epcot
David Crane, Beverage Presenter Jarvis Estates, Napa, CA

Food and Beverage Paring – November

Friday, November 1, 2019
2:30 pm / Seafood & Wine
David Guas Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery, Arlington, VA
Johannes Selbach, Proprietor, Winemaker Selbach Oster Wines, Germany

Saturday, November 2, 2019
2:30 pm / Duck & Wine
Rob Alvarado Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Lucas Meeker, Winemaker The Meeker Vineyard, Healdsburg, CA

Sunday, November 3, 2019
2:30 pm / Veal & Wine
David Guas Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery, Arlington, VA
Bob Biale, Owner, Vineyardist Robert Biale Vineyards, Napa, CA

Monday, November 4, 2019
2:30 pm / Crab & Wine
Nikkolas Burton California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Michael Honig, Owner Honig Vineyard and Winery, Rutherford, CA

Thursday, November 7, 2019
2:30 pm / Lamb & Wine
Kenny Gilbert Gilbert’s Social, Jacksonville, FL
Jacob Jata, Beverage Presenter Chappellet Vineyards, St. Helena, CA

Friday, November 8, 2019
2:30 pm / Pork & Wine
Maneet Chauhan Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Nashville, TN
Jeff Cichocki, Beverage Presenter Fetzer Vineyards, Hopland, CA

Sunday, November 10, 2019
2:30 pm / Vegetarian & Wine
Sarah Fioroni, Owner & Winemaker Fattoria Poggio Alloro, San Gimignano, Italy

Monday, November 11, 2019
2:30 pm / Crab & Wine
Bryan Voltaggio Bryan Voltaggio Restaurants, Frederick, MD
Michael Myers, Beverage Presenter CK Mondavi Wines, Saint Helena, CA

Thursday, November 14, 2019
2:30 pm / Lamb & Wine
Danny Ginther Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen, Magic Kingdom
Park Sandra Krut, Beverage Presenter Banfi Vintners

Friday, November 15, 2019
2:30 pm / Duck & Wine
Oscar Estrada-Cardona Centertown Market, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Sandra Krut, Beverage Presenter Banfi Vintners

Saturday, November 16, 2019
2:30 pm / Seafood & Wine
Edson Cetoute Cinderella’s Royal Table, Magic Kingdom Park
James Slusarz, Beverage Presenter Bronco Wine Company

Sunday, November 17, 2019
2:30 pm / Beef & Wine
Tjetjep Sudiswa Pioneer Hall, Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Steve Manos, Beverage Presenter Prestige Wine Imports

Cheese Seminars

Guests will learn everything they’ve ever wanted to know about cheese at these special seminars.

During each 90-minute seminar, guest cheesemakers will explain the major aromas, textures and flavor levels of popular cheeses—from Asiago to Zamorano. Attendees can sample artisanal selections paired with complementary wines, craft beers and other beverages while learning about the distinct nature of each featured region.

General Event Details
Each seminar will be hosted at the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion on select Saturdays from 9:45 am to 11:15 am. The cost is $95 per guest—plus tax, gratuity is included.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Please note: advanced reservations are highly recommended, as this event fills up quickly. Epcot admission is not included with the event ticket. Alcohol will only be served to guests 21 years of age and older with valid ID. All events, hosts, offerings, menus and services are subject to restrictions, change or cancellation without notice. No refunds given for any such changes or cancellations.

Cheese Seminars – September
  • New World Cheeses and Old World Wines
    Hosted by Max McCalman
    September 14, 2019
    Experience a delightfully unique marriage of Eastern seaboard state cheeses and Western Europe’s most acclaimed wines.
  • Mediterranean Cheeses and Wines
    Hosted by Tonda Corrente
    September 28, 2019
    Taste amazing wines and cheeses deeply rooted in ancient Mediterranean diets and culture.
Cheese Seminars – October
  • Great British Cheeses and Ales
    Hosted by Max McCalman
    October 5, 2019
    Discover the harmonies that traditional British cheeses can have alongside great ales—something loyal fans have known for decades.
  • Italian Cheeses and Wines
    Hosted by Erin Hedley
    October 12, 2019
    Enjoy Italian vini and formaggi offerings that provide a delicious glimpse into the country’s noble yet rustic lifestyle.
  • French Cheeses and Wines
    Hosted by Max McCalman
    October 19, 2019
    Savor a classic assiette de fromageaccompanied by a variety of elegant French wines famous around the world.
  • The Great Cheeses and Wines of the Western United States
    Hosted by David Gremmels
    October 26, 2019
    Summon your inner wine and cheese connoisseur with internationally acclaimed selections produced domestically along the Pacific Coast.

 

Cheese Seminars – November
  • Season’s Best Cheeses and Wines
    Hosted by Max McCalman
    November 9, 2019
    Sample autumn’s top seasonal cheeses, alongside some of the finest wines in the world, for a pièce-de-résistance pairing that closes these sessions on a highly delectable note!

Beverage Seminars

Sample select adult beverages at a 45-minute seminar that puts you in touch with your inner wine, beer or spirit connoisseur. Each day, sommeliers and other beverage experts will share their extensive knowledge at these deliciously informative presentations.

General Event Details
Each seminar will be hosted at the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion – between United Kingdom and Canada on select days throughout the Festival. The cost is $19 per guest, plus tax. Beverage seminars will be offered at the following times:

  • Select Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 4:30 pm

Get the official event calendar for more information, including featured appearances and presentations. Please note: Epcot admission is required and is not included with the event ticket. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 years of age and older. All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Beverage Seminars – August

Thursday, August 29, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
David Baricevic, Beverage Presenter North by Northwest Wines, Eugene, OR

Friday, August 30, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Andrea McBride, Owner McBride Sisters Winery, Oakland, CA

Saturday, August 31, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Natasha Lonbakan, Beverage Presenter Tokara, South Africa

Beverage Seminars – September

Sunday, September 1, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Missi Holle, Beverage Presenter St. Francis Winery, Santa Rosa, CA

Monday, September 2, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Antoine Collet, Beverage Presenter Maison Louis Jadot, France

Thursday, September 5, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Graciela Gonzalez, Brand Ambassador Luxco Spirits

Friday, September 6, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
David Nieuwoudt, Owner Cederberg Winery & Brewery, South Africa

Saturday, September 7, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Tom Bulleit, Founder Bulleit Bourbon, Louisville, KY

Sunday, September 8, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Jacqueline Harris, Winemaker Klein Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa

Monday, September 9, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Chris Benziger, Brand Ambassador Benzinger Family Winery, Glen Ellen, CA

Thursday, September 12, 2019
4:30 pm / Beer
Thomas Peter Barris, Certified Cicerone® Estrella Galicia, Coruna, Spain

Saturday, September 14, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Vince Shook, President Florida Orange Groves, St. Petersburg, FL

Sunday, September 15, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Virginia Willcock, Chief Winemaker Vasse Felix, Margaret River, WA

Monday, September 16, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Raquel Raies, National Brand Ambassador The Macallan, Scotland

Thursday, September 19, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Michael Jordan, Master Sommelier Siduri Winery, Santa Rosa, CA

Friday, September 20, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Ana Balbo, Owner, Winemaker Susana Balbo Winery, Agrelo, Mendoza

Sunday, September 22, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Sofia Partida, National Brand Ambassador Tequila Partida, Mexico

Thursday, September 26, 2019
4:30 pm / Beer
Hugh Sisson, Owner, Founder Heavy Seas Brewing, Halethorpe, MD

Sunday, September 29, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Justin Molis, Beverage Presenter Marietta, Geyserville, CA

Monday, September 30, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Andrew Broden, Beverage Presenter Michael and David Winery, Lodi, CA

Beverage Seminars – October

Thursday, October 3, 2019
4:30 pm / Beer
Mike Schaa, Beverage Presenter Bell’s Brewery, Comstock, MI

Sunday, October 6, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Sara Brewer, Beverage Presenter Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma, CA

Monday, October 7, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Barbara Selbach, Proprietor Selbach Oster Wines, Germany

Thursday, October 10, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Flavio Geretto, Beverage Presenter Villa Sandi Winery, Treviso, Italy

Friday, October 11, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Flavio Geretto, Beverage Presenter Villa Sandi Winery, Treviso, Italy

Sunday, October 13, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Chris Braman, Beverage Presenter Wine Hooligans, Santa Rosa, CA

Monday, October 14, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Virgile Rousseau, Brand Ambassador Mas De Daumas, Gassac, France

Thursday, October 17, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Gretchen Erpenbach, Beverage Presenter Ferrari-Carano Wines, Healdsburg, CA

Friday, October 18, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
David Munksgard, Winemaker Iron Horse Vineyards, Sebastopol, CA

Sunday, October 20, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Juan Carlos Marin, Beverage Presenter Bodegas Carlos Serres, La Rioja, Spain

Monday, October 21, 2019
4:30 pm / Beer
Andrea Bernardo, Certified Cicerone® Left Hand Brewing Co., Longmont, CO

Thursday, October 24, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Andrew McNamara, Master Sommelier Breakthru Beverage, Orlando, FL

Friday, October 25, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Amanda McEwan, Beverage Presenter Justin Vineyards, Paso Robles, CA

Saturday, October 26, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Ruth Westrick, Beverage Presenter Michter’s Whiskeys, Louisville, KY

Sunday, October 27, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Laura Balderelli, Beverage Presenter Ancient Peaks, Santa Margarita, CA

Monday, October 28, 2019
4:30 pm / Beer
Geoffrey DeBisschop, Co-Founder, Head Brewer Central 28 Brewing, DeBary, FL

Thursday, October 31, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Kelly Richardson, Beverage Presenter Dr. Loosen, Germany

Beverage Seminars – November

Friday, November 1, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
David Crane, Beverage Presenter Jarvis Estates, Napa, CA

Saturday, November 2, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Johannes Selbach, Proprietor & Winemaker Selbach Oster Wines, Germany

Sunday, November 3, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Lucas Meeker, Winemaker The Meeker Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA

Monday, November 4, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Bob Biale, Owner, Vineyardist Robert Biale Vineyards, Napa, CA

Thursday, November 7, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Jeff Cichocki, Beverage Presenter Fetzer Vineyards, Hopland, CA

Friday, November 8, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Jacob Jata, Beverage Presenter Chappellet Vineyards, St. Helena, CA

Sunday, November 10, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
Justin Seidenfeld, Winemaker Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA

Monday, November 11, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Brett Goering, Beverage Presenter Ketel One/Nolets, Aliso Viejo, CA

Thursday, November 14, 2019
4:30 pm / Beer
Nikie Cassoni, Certified Cicerone Autumn Beers and Ciders

Friday, November 15, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller Jack Daniels Distillery, Lynchburg, TN

Saturday, November 16, 2019
4:30 pm / Spirit
Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller Jack Daniels Distillery, Lynchburg, TN

Sunday, November 17, 2019
4:30 pm / Wine
James Slusarz, Beverage Presenter Bronco Wine Company, Sarasota, FL

Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It!

Challenge your senses as you expand your culinary skills and beverage know-how! Working side-by-side with chefs, beverage experts and other kitchen wizards, attendees can roll up their sleeves for a hands-on lesson that teaches one of many different culinary and beverage skills. Each guided, interactive experience offers a multi-sensory smorgasbord—from whipping up sweet treats and savory sensations to exploring cocktails, spirits and wines.

General Event Details
Each Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! sessions will be held at the World Showplace Events Pavilion on select Mondays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. The cost is $45 per guest, plus tax. Get the official event calendar for more information, including featured appearances and presentations. Availability for this event is limited. Epcot admission is required and is not included with the event ticket. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 years of age and older. All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! – August
  • Thursday, August 29, 2019
    12:00 pm Mike Kravanis, OMGiri, featured on Disney Parks Blog
    Kawaii Kyaraben: Cute Enough to Eat – This lively interactive culinary workshop will highlight the elements of a “kyaraben” or character bento, providing a stepby-step walk through with bento artist, OMGiri. Participants will enjoy the chance to create their own edible creation featuring a Japanese inspired onigiri (rice ball) shaped like a cute Disney-inspired character!
Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! – September
  • Monday, September 2, 2019
    12:00 pm Tonda Corrente, Lisa Wilk, Jill Ramsier, Tasty Trio, Orlando, FL
    Wine, Cheese & Chocolate: Perfectly Paired – Enjoy a tantalizing flavor trifecta: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate, experienced in perfect harmony! Join the Tasty Trio as they take you through a delectable journey of wine, cheese and chocolate pairings. Learn by doing– taste and experience how wine and food interact on your palate during this mouth-watering and educational class.
  • Thursday, September 5, 2019
    12:00 pm Scott Paul, BelGioioso Cheese, Green Bay, WI
    Artisan Cheese Making & Entertaining – Did you know that cheese is as much fun to make as it is to eat? In this hands-on class Scott Paul, Corporate Chef of BelGioioso Cheese, will demonstrate the “wheys” to create homemade mozzarella, burrata and ricotta. Enjoy pairing these cheeses with seasonal accompaniments to make your own tasty treats perfect for entertaining. Mild or tangy, creamy or silky – any way you stretch it, we love fresh cheese!
  • Monday, September 9, 2019
    12:00 pm Brett Goering, Ketel One/Nolets
    Nolet Spirits: The Taste of Family Tradition – For over 325 years, the Nolet family have been passing on their expertise from father to son, lovingly producing the world’s finest spirits. Living by their family motto “Quality before everything,” each bottle of Ketel One Vodka, Ketel One Botanical and NOLET’s Finest Gin are carefully crafted for exceptional smoothness. We invite you to join us for this interactive experience where you can discover more about the Nolet Family Distillery while crafting your own creative cocktail.
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    12:00 pm Ricky Lyn, Winebow
    The Art of the Crafted Cocktail – A great mixologist knows that you can adapt recipes to the setting, the season and the individual. Join Winebow’s Ricky Lyn as he adds unique twists to a beloved, classic cocktail. You’ll leave this interactive seminar with an in-depth understanding of how the flavor profiles of two different spirits can be used to make the same cocktail concept.
  • Monday, September 16, 2019
    12:00 pm Bronwen Weber, Bronwen Weber Cakes, Dallas, TX
    Cupcake Decorating – Renowned cake master Bronwen Weber will teach you how to create cupcakes decorated like adorable animals! Enjoy sculpting fondant “pupcake” toppers shaped like different dog faces. You’ll leave ready to make your own desserts at home with Bronwen’s very own cake and icing recipes!
  • Monday, September 23, 2019
    12:00 pm Erika Cline, Bleu Chocolat Cafe, Jacksonville, FL
    Painting with Chocolate – This workshop will introduce you to a simple decorating technique that yields amazing results; painting with chocolate! Chocolate painting is similar to painting on a canvas, but you get to eat your results! Chocolatier Erika Cline will teach you how to paint your own decorative cookie topper inspired by a Disney character
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    12:00 pm Allen Susser, Chef Allen’s Consulting, Hollywood, FL
    Spices of the Mediterranean – Join James Beard Award Winning Chef Allen Susser for his hands-on spice experience. While a correct blend of seasonings enhances a dish, combining the wrong seasonings can destroy a meal. This workshop will teach you how to blend authentic Mediterranean Spices. Discover the ‘perfect’ spice box as we explore basic herbs and spices to give you a good foundation to build on. Additionally, you will take home a treasure of spices that you personally create.
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2019
    12:00 pm Philip Raimondo, Stoli Group USA
    Cocktail Essentials: The Sour – The “Sour”, an essential family of classic cocktails distinguished by their simple and fresh ingredients. Learn the foundation of this important cocktail family with Mixologist Philip Raimondo from Stoli Group USA. Philip will share tricks of the trade and help take your inner bartending skills to the next level as you create your own signature sour.
Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! – October
  • Thursday, October 3, 2019
    12:00 pm Philip Raimondo, Stoli Group USA
    Cocktail Essentials: Agave Spirits – Agave Spirits are not just for shots and margaritas anymore. Mezcal and Tequila are growing in popularity and so are the ways they are being served. Mixologist Philip Raimondo from Stoli Group USA will share tricks of the trade and help take your inner bartending skills to the next level. Learn the foundation of this important spirit category with Cenote Tequila and Se Busca Mezcal, creating new cocktails along the way..
  • Monday, October 7, 2019
    12:00 pm Dana Herbert, Desserts by Dana, Newark, DE
    Frosting Designs with Chef Dana – Explore the beloved world of cupcake frosting styles in this hands-on workshop. Celebrity Chef Dana will teach you a variety of classic decorating techniques, as well as some of his favorite tips and tricks to ice your cupcakes like a pro. You’ll also receive Chef Dana’s exclusive sweet & savory cupcake recipes, ensuring you can recreate these tasty treats at home!
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019
    12:00 pm Marc Triberia, Infinium Spirits
    Bootlegging with Templeton Rye – Templeton Rye Whiskey, nicknamed The Good Stuff, has a fascinating history. A spirit commonly found in local bars, homes and restaurants got its start bootlegging on farms in Iowa! Join us for this interactive class where we will mix, make and shake a classic Ward 8 cocktail featuring Templeton Rye. Enjoy indulging in a classic drink that came into prominence during the prohibition era, but is just as prevalent in the present-day cocktail scene.
  • Monday, October 14, 2019
    12:00 pm Jennifer Hill Booker, Your Resident Gourmet, Lilburn, GA
    Amazingly Easy & Elegant Appetizers – Everyone loves a party! Join Chef Jennifer as she teaches you how to create party worthy appetizers out of everyday ingredients. Learn chef’s trick of the trade and easy kitchen hacks to create quick, elegant and delicious appetizers, tapas and amuse bouches
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019
    12:00 pm Ricky Lyn, Winebow
    Home Bar Overhaul – During this hands on workshop, Mixologist Ricky Lyn will share simple methods and techniques to elevate cocktails at your home bar. This program will showcase how to make unique syrups that will sustain over time, utilizing fresh ingredients you can find in your own home. Put your own mixology skills to the test utilizing new creative flavors to build your own exciting cocktail.
  • Monday, October 21, 2019
    12:00 pm Dan Pashman, Host of “The Sporkful” and “You’re Eating It Wrong”
    Building the Perfect Bite 2019 – A fan favorite event from last year’s festival returns with all new experiences! Why is a cheeseburger better when you eat it with the cheese on the bottom? What makes waffle fries crispier than steak fries? How can changing the background music make your chocolate taste sweeter? In this fascinating workshop, Cooking Channel host Dan Pashman will use science and humor as you test his theories to make everything you eat more delicious. Join the fun and taste food in a different way!
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019
    12:00 pm Dan Pashman, Host of “The Sporkful” and “You’re Eating It Wrong”
    Building the Perfect Bite 2019 – A fan favorite event from last year’s festival returns with all new experiences! Why is a cheeseburger better when you eat it with the cheese on the bottom? What makes waffle fries crispier than steak fries? How can changing the background music make your chocolate taste sweeter? In this fascinating workshop, Cooking Channel host Dan Pashman will use science and humor as you test his theories to make everything you eat more delicious. Join the fun and taste food in a different way!
  • Monday, October 28, 2019
    12:00 pm Nene Gonzalez, Camay Imports, Los Angeles, CA
    Lemba Rum Cocktails – Come learn about the rich history and development of rum and its many varieties! Sample unique libations and learn to create your very own “Lemba Pineapple Rose” cocktail.
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019
    12:00 pm Nene Gonzalez, Camay Imports, Los Angeles, CA
    All About Alma De Agave Tequila – Be introduced to Mexico’s most popular spirit, tequila, and soak up information about its rich history and development from plant to glass! Learn the proper way to savor tequila and have the chance to create your own classic Paloma.
Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! – November
  • Monday, November 4, 2019
    12:00 pm Emily Ellyn, Emily Ellyn Productions, LLC, Orlando, FL
    Sweet Dessert “Frushi” – Curb your sushi cravings and eat desserts first! Chef Emily Ellyn’s fruit-filled sushi remix is a fun and healthy way to remake your favorite indulgence into a dessert!
  • Thursday, November 7, 2019
    12:00 pm Matt Lewis, Baked, Brooklyn, NY
    Holiday Hot Cocoa Blending – Learn how to make your very own hot chocolate in this interactive class. This is not your run-of-the-mill powder; Chef Matt will teach you how to mix a variety of rich chocolates, cocoa powders, and flavors to create a hot chocolate that best suits your style! Enjoy a glass of your custom hot beverage alongside Chef Matt’s Hot Chocolate Brownies, and bring home a personalized hot chocolate blend to share for the upcoming holidays and winter months.
  • Monday, November 11, 2019
    12:00 pm Rock Harper, RockSolid Creative Food Group, Woodbridge, VA
    Rock & Roll: Sushi Rolling with Rock Harper – During this hands-on experience, you will learn all the steps to making a great sushi roll. But this isn’t your standard sushi rolling course – after mastering the methods and techniques required to create a traditional roll, Chef Rock Harper will challenge you to “roll” with your creative side and make a non-traditional, “Rock style” sushi roll.
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019
    12:00 pm Tonda Corrente, Lisa Wilk, Jill Ramsier, Tasty Trio, Orlando, FL
    Wine, Cheese & Chocolate: Perfectly Paired – Enjoy a tantalizing flavor trifecta: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate, experienced in perfect harmony! Join the Tasty Trio as they take you through a delectable journey of wine, cheese and chocolate pairings. Learn by doing– taste and experience how wine and food interact on your palate during this mouth-watering and educational class.

Culinary Demonstrations

A chef in a demonstration kitchen pours oil into a pan while sautéing scallops with vegetablesCook up a new kind of cuisine by learning from some of the world’s most celebrated chefs! During each 45-minute demonstration, renowned gourmets will impart years of kitchen wisdom while whipping up a special delicious dish. Guests can collect tips and tricks to sharpen their skills, as well as savor the exquisite flavors at each presentation.

Culinary demonstrations are hosted at World ShowPlace Events Pavilion on select Fridays and Saturdays at 12:30 pm. Reservations for each demonstration is $19 per guest, plus tax. Please note Epcot admission is not included with the event ticket, but is required.

 

Culinary Demonstrations– August

Friday, August 30, 2019
12:30 pm / Pastry
Alicia Sherrill Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Saturday, August 31, 2019
12:30 pm / Vegetarian
Nanor Harboyan, Featuring the National Watermelon Promotion Board California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Culinary Demonstrations – September

Friday, September 6, 2019
12:30 pm / Pastry
Vincenzo Vaccaro Italy Pavilion, Epcot

Saturday, September 7, 2019
12:30 pm / Beef
Scott Paul BelGioioso Cheese, Green Bay, WI

Friday, September 13, 2019
12:30 pm / Chicken
Pam Smith Shaping America’s Plate and P.S. Flavor!, Orlando, FL

Saturday, September 14, 2019
12:30 pm / Seafood
Sean Miller, Featuring the National Watermelon Promotion Board Trail’s End Restaurant, Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Friday, September 20, 2019
12:30 pm / Pastry
Keegan Gerhard D Bar Restaurants, Denver, CO

Friday, September 27, 2019
12:30 pm / Shrimp
Allen Susser Chef Allen’s Consulting, Hollywood, FL

Culinary Demonstrations – October

Friday, October 4, 2019
12:30 pm / Vegetarian
Mette Dahlgaard Jensen Gemyse at Nimb Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark

Friday, October 11, 2019
12:30 pm / Pastry
Richard Capizzi Lincoln Ristorante, New York, NY

Friday, October 18, 2019
12:30 pm / Pork
Candie Stone, Featuring Boursin Cheese Cinderella’s Royal Table, Magic Kingdom Park

Friday, October 25, 2019
12:30 pm / Chicken & Shellfish
Ken Kamimura Japan Pavilion, Epcot

Saturday, October 26, 2019
12:30 pm / Pastry
Crystal Saunders, Featuring Burton’s Maple Syrup Epcot Central Bakery

Culinary Demonstrations – November

Friday, November 1, 2019
12:30 pm / Beef
Ashley Coggins & Jessica Tantalo East End Market, Orlando, FL

Saturday, November 2, 2019
12:30 pm / To be announced!
Denny Roach, Featuring Boursin Cheese Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Friday, November 8, 2019
12:30 pm / Shrimp
Anthony Lamas Seviche, Louisville, KY

Friday, November 15, 2019
12:30 pm / Beef
Samad Benzari Morocco Pavilion, Epcot

Saturday, November 16, 2019
12:30 pm / Pastry
Valarie Enters Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort

Gardens of the World Tour – Fall Edition

Guests wishing to learn more about the fantastic gardening, landscaping, and plant integration at Epcot can make reservations for the three-hour walking tour led by Disney Horticulture experts. Each Gardens of the World Tour will take guests around World Showcase and explore how Disney selects, nurtures, and maintains authenticity with the plant life found in each country’s pavilion. Guests will also learn about edible trees and other plants as well as basics and tips for gardening at home. Each walking tour starts at 9 a.m. and is open to guests 12 years of age and older. Gardens of the World Tours are $85 plus tax and are offered on select days of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.

Family Fun

Epcot Food & Wine Festival isn’t just for the adults. Families with kids of all ages will be able to enjoy the festival together with activities everyone is sure to love!

Character Dance Party

This year, Epcot will host a character Dance Party on Fridays and Saturdays during the festival. Take a break from all the sampling and get ready to boogie!

Ratatouille Hide ‘n’ Squeak Scavenger Hunt

The petite chef, better know as Remy, will return for the 2018 festival but it won’t be easy to spot him. Individuals and families can purchase a map and sticker set from the either Disney Trader, Pin Central, or World Traveler stores then set off in search of the friendly rat around World Showcase. Whether or not they find all of Remy’s hiding spots, guests can return to any of the three stores with their map and get a prize!

Interactive Playground

Energetic kids sometimes need a little something more than walking around the park. The creative teams that put together Epcot’s Festivals have also designed an interactive playground for families to enjoy together. Independent children can explore on their own, and those who are a little more cautious can discover the fun with their parents by their side.

Junior Chef Kitchen

This year Epcot will introduce a Junior Chef Kitchen program on Sundays during the festival. More details will be shared soon.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Center

Guests wishing to enhance their Epcot Food & Wine Festival experience can stop by the Festival Center to attend seminars, purchase special merchandise, cookbooks, alcohol and additional food sample parings. While there, guests can also enjoy viewing masterful chocolate and sugar sculptures designed and built by Disney chefs and their culinary teams.

Merchandise

 

Can’t make it to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, or wanting to purchase items before your trip? shopDisney has a selection of festival items available now:

 
 

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