EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2021

July 14 – November 19, 2022

This information is for 2021. Click to learn about the 2022 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival.

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 taste buds. This year’s festival runs from July 15 through November 20, 2021.

Tickets

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

Global Marketplaces

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. The 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival includes seven new marketplaces:

  • The Noodle Exchange (Near Traveler’s Café)
  • Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
  • The Rotunda Bistro (American Adventure Rotunda)
  • The Swanky Saucy Swine (Near Disney Traders)
  • Brew-Wing at the EPCOT Experience
  • Lobster Landing (Near Mission: SPACE) – Opening Oct. 1
  • Mac & Eats (Near Mission: SPACE) – Opening Oct. 1

Food & Beverage Details

The following guide denotes menu items acceptable for specific dietary needs:

  • (GF) indicates Gluten/wheat-friendly
  • Plant-based indicated items made without animal meat, dairy, eggs, and honey

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.

Explore the delicious tastes of these Swiss-inspired dishes!

Food:

  • Warm Raclette Swiss Cheese with Alpine Ham, Baby Potatoes, Cornichons, and Baguette
  • Warm Raclette Swiss Cheese with Baby Potatoes, Cornichons, and Baguette
  • Blueberry and Almond Frangipane Tart with Crème Fraîche  

Beverages:

  • Huber Vision Grüner Veltliner, Austria (new)
  • Cave De La Côte Rosé Gamay, Romand
  • René Favre Dôle, Chamoson
  • Frozen Rosé
  • Wine Flight

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

Food:

  • Apple Crumble Tart (new)
  • Apple Chips (gluten/wheat friendly)

Beverages:

  • Frozen Apple Pie (non-alcoholic)
  • Cinnamon Apple Cider (non-alcoholic; new)
  • Collective Arts Brewing Circling the Sun Hard Cider, Ontario, Canada (new)
  • Original Sin Hard Cider McIntosh, New York, NY (new)
  • Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Saint Chéri Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry, Armada, MI (new)
  • Big Storm Brewing Co. Apple Blonde Ale, Clearwater, FL (new)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Apple Pecan Brown Ale, St. Petersburg, FL (new)
  • Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company Apple-y Ever After Green Apple Sour Ale, Orlando, FL (new)
  • Apple Blossom Sky: Fanta Apple, Ginger Beer, Floodwall Apple Brandy, Maple Syrup, and Mini Marshmallows
  • Beer Flight
  • Cider Flight
  • CORKCICLE Classic Tumbler

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 (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Roasted Lamb Chop with Sweet Potato Purée, Bush Berry Pea Salad, and Pistachio-Pomegranate Gremolata (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Deconstructed Pavlova with Pastry Cream, Citrus-macerated Berries, and Lemon Myrtle Meringue (gluten/wheat friendly)

Beverages:

  • Coopers Brewery Original Pale Ale                          
  • Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc Semillon (new)
  • Robert Oatley Chardonnay (new)
  • Château Tanunda Grand Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon (new)
  • Wine Flight

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
  • Belgian Waffle with Warm Chocolate Ganache
  • Belgian Waffle with Berry Compote and Whipped Cream

Beverages:

  • St. Bernardus Witbier
  • Delirium Red Fruit Beer
  • Chimay Dorée Gold (new)
  • Chilled Coffee featuring Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  • Beer Flight
  • Belgian Abbey Ale (new)

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 (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Crispy Pork Belly with Black Beans, Tomato, and Onions(gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Pão de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread (gluten/wheat friendly)

Beverages:

  • M.I.A. Beer Company Limāo Lager, Doral, FL (new)            
  • Frozen Caipirinha featuring LeBlon Cachaça

Food:

  • Garlic-Parmesan Wings with Celery and Ranch (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Barbecue Wings with Celery and Ranch (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Teriyaki-Sesame Wings with Celery and Ranch (new)
  • Traditional Buffalo Wings with Celery and Ranch (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Mango-Habanero Wings with Celery and Ranch (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Cheese Flatbread (new)
  • Pepperoni Flatbread (new)

Beverages:

  • Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company Pineapple Vibes Blonde Ale, Orlando, FL (new)
  • Central 28 Beer Company Groveland Road Blood Orange IPA, DeBary, FL (new)
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Watermelon Dragonfruit Session Sour, Asheville, NC (new)
  • Bold Rock Honeycrisp Hard Cider, Nellysford, VA (new)
  • Starcut Ciders Magpie Hard Cider, Bellaire, MI (new)
  • Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Apple Lantern Roasted Pumpkin, Armada, MI (new)
  • Beer Flight
  • Cider Flight

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

Food:

  • Canadian Cheddar and Bacon Soup served with a Pretzel Roll
  • “Le Cellier” Wild Mushroom Beef Filet Mignon with Truffle-Butter Sauce (gluten/wheat friendly)  

Beverages:

  • Collective Arts Audio/Visual Lager, Hamilton, Ontario (new)
  • Château des Charmes Cabernet-Merlot Old Vines (new)

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

Food:

  • Pan-fried Chicken Dumplings with House-made Sweet and Spicy Sauce
  • ZiRan Beef Bao Bun: Grilled Beef with Cumin (new)
  • Crispy-fried Pepper Shrimp with Spicy Sichuan Noodles

Beverages:

  • Mango Bubble Milk Tea: Assam Black Tea, Whole Milk, and Mango Syrup (non-alcoholic)
  • ByeJoe Punch: Chinese BaiJiu Spirit, Lychee Syrup, Soda Water, and Piña Colada Mix
  • Dragonfly: Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Absolut Vodka, Orange Juice, and Mango Syrup
  • Kung Fu Master: Absolut Vodka, Triple Sec, Mango Syrup, and Orange Juice
  • Jasmine Draft Beer

Food:

  • Candy Jar Donut made with M&M’S, SNICKERS, and TWIX (new)
  • Sriracha-glazed Donut (new)
  • Chef’s Donut of the Day (new)
  • The Donut Box: Pack of the 4 Daily Donuts
  • Crispy Chicken on a Sriracha-glazed Donut

Beverages:

  • Strawberry Smoothie (non-alcoholic)
  • Left Hand Brewing Bittersweet Imperial Coffee Milk Stout, Longmont, CO (new)
  • Black and White Coffee Cocktail
  • CORKCICLE Classic Tumbler

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 Slaw on a Sesame Seed Bun (plant-based)
  • Impossible Three-Bean Chili (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based; new)
  • Beverages:
    • Spiced Apple Twinings of London Chai Tea (non-alcoholic; new)
    • Stephen Vincent Pinot Noir, California (new)
    • Spiced Apple Twinings of London Chai Tea with Whiskey (new)

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

Food:

  • The Corned Beef Corner Route: Smoked Corned Beef with Crispy Potatoes, Cheese Curds, Pickled Onions, and Beer-Cheese Fondue (Emile’s Fromage Montage)
  • The Chimichurri-up Offense: Charred Chimichurri Steak on a Smoked Corn Cake with Pickled Vegetable Slaw and Cilantro Aïoli (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • The S’mores Whoopie Pie-lon: Smoked Chocolate Cake, Graham Cracker, Marshmallow, Chocolate Ganache, and Candied Bacon

Beverages:

  • Saugatuck Brewing Company Bonfire Beer, Douglas, MI (new)
  • Four Virtues Bourbon Barrel Zinfandel, California (new)
  • Swine Brine featuring Jim Beam Bourbon

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

Food:

  • Beignet aux Trois Fromages: Warm Beignet filled with Three Cheeses (new)
  • Croissant aux Escargots: Escargot Croissant with Garlic and Parsley
  • Coq au Vin, Pommes Dauphine: Chicken braised in Burgundy Wine with Bacon and Puffed Potatoes (new)
  • Crème Brûlée au Grand Mariner: Vanilla Crème Brûlée with Grand Marnier Liqueur (contains alcohol; new)

Beverages:

  • Evian Sparkling Cucumber and Mint Water with Magnesium and Zinc (non-alcoholic)
  • Strawberry Rose Mimosa: Pol Remy Sparkling Wine, Orange Juice, and Monin Strawberry Rose
  • Rosé Pétillant Méthode Traditionnelle Champenoise: Rosé Sparkling Wine, Pink Flamingo
  • Chardonnay, Louis de Camponac
  • Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot Blend, Bordeaux, Château de Prieuré
  • La Passion Martini Slushy: Vodka, Grey Goose Le Citron Vodka, Cranberry, and Passion Fruit Juice

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 (Emile’s Fromage Montage)        
  • Roast Bratwurst in a Pretzel Roll
  • Apple Strudel with Vanilla Sauce

Beverages:

  • Gaffel Kölsch, Cologne (new)
  • Weihenstephaner Lager, Freising
  • Schöfferhofer Wild Cherry Hefeweizen, Mainz (new)
  • Selbach-Oster Riesling
  • Beer Flight

Food:

  • Spanakopita
  • Griddled Cheese with Pistachios and Honey (gluten/wheat friendly; Emile’s Fromage Montage; new)
  • Lamb Moussaka (new)

Beverages:

  • Mylonas Assyrtiko White Wine (new)
  • Skouras Zoe Rosé (new)
  • Kir-Yianni Naoussa Xinomavro Dry Red (new)
  • Wine Flight

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

Food:

  • Kālua Pork Slider with Sweet-and-Sour DOLE Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise
  • Teriyaki-glazed SPAM Hash with Potatoes, Peppers, Onions, and Spicy Mayonnaise
  • Tuna Poke with Eel Sauce, Spicy Mayonnaise, and Crispy Shrimp Chips (new)
  • Passion Fruit Cheesecake with Toasted Macadamia Nuts (Emile’s Fromage Montage)

Beverages:

  • Kona Brewing Co. Hanalei Island IPA, Kailua-Kona, HI (new)
  • Florida Orange Groves Sparkling Pineapple Wine, St. Petersburg, FL
  • AULANI Sunrise: Vodka, DOLEPineapple Juice, and Grenadine

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

Food:

  • New England Lobster Roll: Lobster with Herb Mayonnaise on a Griddled Roll
  • Hot Beef Sandwich with Horseradish Cream and Pickled Vegetables (new)
  • Freshly Baked Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Beverages:

  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Strawberry and Lime, Tampa, FL (new)
  • SweetWater Brewing Company Hazy IPA, Atlanta, GA (new)
  • Lord Hobo Brewing Boom Sauce DIPA, Woburn, MA (new)
  • Bold Rock Roast Coffee Hard Cider, Mills River, NC (new)
  • Longevity Chardonnay, California (new)
  • Tribute Cabernet Sauvignon, California (new)
  • Beer Flight

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
  • Korma Chicken with Basmati Rice, Crispy Chickpeas, and Spiced Yogurt Sauce (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Madras Red Curry with Roasted Cauliflower, Baby Carrots, Chickpeas, and Ben’s Original Basmati Rice (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based)

Beverages:

  • Mango Lassi (non-alcoholic)
  • Taj Mahal Premium Lager (new)
  • Sula Brut Tropicale Sparkling Wine, Nashik (new)
  • Sula Chenin Blanc, Nashik
  • Mango Lassi with Sōmrus Chai Cream Liqueur

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:

  • Fisherman’s Seafood Pie
  • Warm Chocolate Pudding Cake with Irish Cream Liqueur Custard
  • Roasted Irish Sausage with Colcannon Potatoes and Onion Gravy

Beverages:

  • Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale
  • Guinness Baileys Shake
  • Bunratty Mead Honey Wine

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

Food:

  • Mezzelune Croccanti: Crispy Half-moon Breaded Mozzarella-filled Ravioli with Pomodoro Sauce (new)
  • Ravioli: Grilled Chicken Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce, Romano Cheese, and Prezzemolo (new)
  • Bomboloni: Cream-filled Italian Doughnut with Raspberry Sauce and Powdered Sugar

Beverages:

  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chianti
  • Prosecco
  • Rosa Regale
  • Moscato
  • Italian White Sangria with Prosecco
  • Italian Red Sangria with Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Italian Margarita with Tequila and Limoncello
  • Peroni Pilsner

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 Teriyaki Sauce
  • Tempura Shrimp Sando: Crunchy Shrimp served with Yuzu Crab, Green Onions, and Eel Sauce served on a Bun (new)
  • Spicy Hako Sushi: Spicy Tuna and Salmon served Box-style with Red Tempura Crunch and Volcano Sauce (new)

Beverages:

  • Kochi Lemon Drop: Vodka, Yuzu, and Lemon Juice garnished with a Lemon Jelly (new)
  • Ozeki Platinum Sake: Junmai Daiginjo (Refreshingly Dry with a Fruity Flavor) (new)
  • Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company Urayasu Rice Lager, Orlando, FL (new)

Food:

  • Kenyan Coffee Barbecue Beef Tenderloin with Sweet Potato & Corn Mealie Pap and Kachumbari Slaw (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Piri Piri Skewered Shrimp with Citrus-scented Couscous

Beverages:

  • Tusker Lager

Food:

  • New England Lobster Tail with Lobster Bisque Sauce (new)
  • Lobster Chowder with Bacon, Corn, Potatoes, and Oyster Crackers (new)
  • Baked Lobster Dip with Old Bay Chips (gluten/wheat friendly; new)

Beverages:

  • Coronado Brewing Co. Salty Crew Blonde Ale, San Diego, CA (new)
  • Steenberg Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa (new)
  • Sean Minor Chardonnay, California (new)
  • Cape Codder: Vodka with Cranberry, Pomegranate, and Lime (new)

Discover mac and cheese combos Mom never imagined!

Food:

  • Traditional Macaroni and Cheese with Herbed Panko
  • Truffle Macaroni and Cheese with Herbed Panko (new)
  • Cowboy Macaroni and Cheese with Smoked Pork Belly, Brisket Burnt Ends, Pickled Peppers, and Onion Straws (new)
  • Macaroni and Cheese with House-made Italian Sausage and Peppers (plant-based)

Beverages:

  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Lemon Hazy IPA, Tampa, FL (new)
  • L’Ecole No. 41 Chenin Blanc Old Vines, Columbia Valley, WA
  • Evolution by Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR

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

Food:

  • Chilaquiles con Chorizo: Crispy Corn Tortillas tossed in Salsa Verde and Monterey Jack Cheese topped with Crema Mexicana, Queso Cotija, Pickled Onions, and Ground Chorizo (new)
  • Taco de Ribeye: Shaved Ribeye, Red Onions, and Poblano Peppers on a Corn Tortilla with Ranchera Salsa, Cotija Cheese, and Chives (new)
  • Capirotada de Chocolate: Abuelita Chocolate Bread Pudding served with a Chocolate Crème Anglaise

Beverages:

  • Mexican Craft Beer: Tulum Artisanal Lager crafted with Citrus notes and made with Mexican Caribbean Seawater
  • El Tigre Margarita: Ojo de Tigre Mezcal with Pomegranate, Prickly Pear, Pineapple, and Ginger Juices served on the rocks with a Hibiscus Salt Rim (new)
  • La Clásica Reyes Margarita: Centinela Blanco Tequila, Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur, Abasolo Corn Whiskey, Lime Juice, and Agave Nectar served on the rocks with a Chile Piquín Salt Rim (new)
  • White Passion Fruit Sangria: White Wine, Chinola Passion Fruit Liqueur, and a hint of Ilegal Mezcal (new)

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

Food:

  • Traditional Spicy Vietnamese Beef Pho with Shaved Beef, Enoki Mushrooms, and Thai Basil (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Char Siu Pork Udon with Enoki Mushrooms, Bok Choy, and Soy Pickled Egg (new)
  • Shrimp and Coconut Curry Rice Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms and Thai Basil (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Tofu Pho with Enoki Mushrooms and Thai Basil (gluten/wheat friendly; plant-based; new)

Beverages:

  • Playalinda Brewing Company Yaupon Brothers Green Tea Pale Ale, Titusville, FL (new)
  • A to Z Riesling, Oregon (new)

Food:

  • Chilled Smoked Shrimp Salad (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Wild Mushroom and Truffle Tart with Gruyère and Crème Fraîche (new)
  • Chilled Crab and Avocado Parfait with Caviar (gluten/wheat friendly; new)

Beverages:

  • Domaine Carneros Cuvée Brut Rosé, California (new)

Get the party started—sample sweet treats and mimosas mixed with the perfect twist!

Food:

  • Shimmering Strawberry Soft-serve in a Waffle Cone
  • Banana Bread with Mixed Berry Compote (plant-based)

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
  • Mimosa Flight
  • CORKCICLE Stemless Flute

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

Food:

  • Charcuterie with a selection of imported Spanish Meats, Cheeses, and Olives with an Herb Vinaigrette (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Spanish-style Paella with Rice, Chorizo, and Shrimp (gluten/wheat friendly)
  • Seafood Salad with Shrimp, Bay Scallops, Mussels, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, White Balsamic Vinegar, and Smoked Paprika (gluten/wheat friendly)

Beverages:

  • Estrella Galicia Cerveza Especial Lager (new)
  • Avaline White Blend (new)
  • Faustino VII Rioja Rosado (new)
  • Espelt Garnacha
  • Wine Flight

Food:

  • Crispy Barbecue Pork Rinds with Pimento Cheese (gluten/wheat friendly; Emile’s Fromage Montage; new)
  • Roasted Porchetta with Pork-fat Roasted Rosemary Potatoes and Lemon-Parsley Salsa Verde (gluten/wheat friendly; new)
  • Soy-glazed Sticky Ribs with Green Onions and Peanuts (new)
  • Crispy Pig Ear Salad with Fire Roasted Tomatillo Sauce, Pickled Red Onions, Queso Fresco, Roasted Corn Salsa, and Avocado Cream (gluten/wheat friendly; new)

Beverages:

  • Parish Brewing Co. SIPS Pinot Noir Black Currant Sour, Broussard, LA (new)
  • Rombauer Zinfandel, California (new)
  • Bourbon Bloody Mary with Labrot & Graham Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey (new

Food:

  • Fried Falafel Pita with Tahini Sauce (plant-based; new)
  • Grilled Kebabs with Couscous, Tomato-Onion Salad, and Garlic Aïoli (new)
  • Lemon-Garlic Chicken
  • Moroccan Spiced Lamb
  • Harissa-marinated Beef Tenderloin Tips
  • Stone-baked Moroccan Bread with Hummus, Zaalouk, and Zhoug Dips (new)
  • Pistachio Cake with Cinnamon Pastry Cream and Candied Walnuts (new)

Beverages:

  • Fresh Orange Juice (non-alcoholic; new)
  • Fresh Blood Orange Juice (non-alcoholic; new)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Fig Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, FL (new)
  • Bold Rock Ginger Turmeric Hard Cider, Nellysford, VA (new)
  • Woodchuck Cinnamon Nutmeg Hard Cider, Middlebury, VT (new)
  • Fig Cocktail with White-Cranberry Juice and Fig Vodka (new)
  • Cider Flight
  • CORKCICLE Classic Tumbler

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

Funnel Cake

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

Food

  • Mini Candied Bacon S’mores Funnel Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream

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 – Cinnamon Chai: Refreshing Iced Chai topped with Whipped Cream and Cinnamon (non-alcoholic)
  • Near Disney Traders – Double Trouble Chai: Tantalizing Iced Chai with a Single Shot of Espresso topped with Whipped Cream and Cinnamon (non-alcoholic)
  • Near Canada – Tropical Tea Breeze: Iced Tea and Frozen Lemon with a splash of Coconut Syrup (non-alcoholic)
  • Near Mission: SPACE – Cocoa Cold Brew: Kona Mocha topped with Whipped Cream and drizzled with Chocolate (non-alcoholic)

Refreshment Outpost

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

Food

  • Spicy Githeri with White Beans, Pigeon Peas, Ben’s Original Quinoa & Ancient Grains Medley, and Kachumbari Slaw (plant-based)

Beverages:

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Allspice Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, FL
  • CORKCICLE Classic Tumbler

Refreshment Port

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

Food:

  • Braised Beef Poutine: French Fries, Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs Cheese Sauce, Cheese Curds, and Gherkin Relish (new)
  • Maple Boursin Cheesecake with Whipped Boursin Maple Bourbon Cheese and Candied Pecans

Beverages:

  • Numanthia Termes Tinta de Toro Red Wine (new)

Entertainment/America Gardens Bandstand

Guests attending the Taste of EPCOT Food & Wine Festival will enjoy listening to featured musical acts at select locations around the Park including America Gardens Theatre and World Showplace. All entertainment is included with valid guest admission. This year’s musical offerings will include Voices of Liberty, Mariachi Cobre, and the Jammin’ Chefs.

DatesConcert
July 16 - 19Epic! Live
Jule 23 - 26Champagne Orchestra
July 30 - Aug 2Element
Aug 6 - 9Sound Society
Aug 13-16The Hooligans
Aug 20-23The Vybe
Aug 27-30Latin Ambition
Sep 3-6The M-80s
Sep 10-13Latin Ambition
Sep 17-20Audio Exchange
Sep 24-27Epic! Live
July 14-15Baha Men
July 16-18Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
July 22-23TBD
July 24-25TBD
July 29-30Taylor Dayne
July 31 - August 1Tiffany
August 5-8Joey Fatone & Friends
August 12-13The Devon Allman Project
August 14-15Christopher Cross
August 19-20Journey Former Lead Vocalist Steve Augeri
August 21-22Air Supply
August 26-27TBD
September 2-3Southern Avenue
September 4-5Kris Allen & David Cook
September 9-10Hoobastank (NEW)
September 16-17Los Amigos Invisibles (NEW)
September 18-19TBD
September 23-24BBMAK
September 25-26TBD
September 30 - October 1Stokley (NEW)
October 2-3Shelia E.
October 7-8Mark Willis
October 9-1038 Special
October 14-15TBD
October 16-17TBD
October 21-22TBD
October 23-24Billy Ocean
October 28-31Hanson
November 4-7Boyz II Men
November 11-12TBD
November 13-14TBD

The 2021 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival opens with America Gardens Bandstand presented by Florida Blue Medicare, a live music concert series Friday through Monday evenings. Watch as local bands from across Central Florida take to the stage at America Gardens Theatre, playing popular songs of yesterday and today.

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

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

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 kids
  • Chefs de France
    France Pavilion
    Lunch: $60.99 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $69.99 for adults; $21.99 for kids
  • Coral Reef Restaurant
    The Seas Pavilion
    Lunch: $69 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $69 for adults; $22 for kids
  • The 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 kids
  • La Hacienda de San Angel
    Mexico Pavilion
    Dinner: $82 for adults; $23 for kids
  • Nine Dragons Restaurant
    China Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $59.95 for adults; $18.50 for kids
  • Restaurant Marrakesh
    Morocco Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $19 for kids
  • Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
    United Kingdom Pavilion
    Lunch: $57 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults; $22 for kids
  • San Angel Inn Restaurante
    Mexico Pavilion
    Lunch: $60 for adults; $20 for kids
    Dinner: $75 for adults; $23 for kids
  • Spice Road Table
    Morocco Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $19 for kids
  • Teppan Edo
    Japan Pavilion
    Lunch: $68 for adults; $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults; $22 for kids
  • Tokyo Dining
    Japan Pavilion
    Lunch: $68 for adults; $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults; $22 for kids
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante
    Italy Pavilion
    Lunch: $64 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $70 for adults; $25 for kids
  • Via 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.

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

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

“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

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

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.

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

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!

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Start your day in the most delicious way at the 2-hour event featuring a breakfast buffet and a distinguished, gourmet guest. Kick things off with a sparkling wine toast, enjoy an amazing spread of flavorful dishes—and listen to the celebrity guest dish out their favorite tips and tricks. Plus, foodie fans are in for a fabulous pièce de résistance following brunch—a meet-and-greet photo opportunity with the guest of honor.

Event Details

Sunday Brunch with the Chef will be hosted on select Sundays throughout the Festival at the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion. Each event is form 11:30 am to 1:30 pm and requires separate Epcot admission. The cost for Brunch is $139 per guest—plus tax, gratuity is included. Each event has one seating option. Alcohol will only be served to guests 21 years of age and older. Events are subject to change or cancelation without notice.

  • 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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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

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.

  • 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!

  • 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.
  • Monday, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 vegetables

A chef in a demonstration kitchen pours oil into a pan while sautéing scallops with vegetables

Cook 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Each year Disney releases new merchandise collections that celebrate the themes of the festival. In the coming weeks, Disney will share more information about the 2021 event.

This year’s merchandise selection features several fun collections:

Belle Be Our Guest Collection

Remy Shake Things Up Guest Collection

Apple Orchard Collection

Passholder Exclusives

Guests will also be able to purchase select Food & Wine Festival Collections on shopDisney.

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!

Ratatouille Hide ‘n’ Squeak Scavenger Hunt

Embark on a Ratatouille-inspired adventure that’s très magnifique! Kids of all ages can search for Remy on a savory scavenger hunt around the Festival. Guests can purchase map and stickers from select Festival merchandise locations, including:

  • Pin Central
  • Port of Entry
  • World Traveler at International Gateway

Locate statuettes of Remy hidden throughout World Showcase and the Global Marketplaces, and match the ingredient stickers to the map. Bring the completed map to Disney Traders and choose a surprise, from Chef Remy!

Emile’s Fromage Montage

  • This year, guests can enjoy Emile’s Fromage Montage and sample several tasty cheese dishes from around the world.
  • Guests can purchase any five cheese items from Global Marketplaces and received stamps in their Festival Passports.
  • When all five stamps are collected, guests can visit Shimmering Sips for a complimentary specialty cheesecake!

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 am 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!

Family Play Zones

Epcot – 2018 International Food & Wine Festival Family Play Zone

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.

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