Details are trickling out about the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival!
To book any and all activities and events, reservations open on August 11 at 7:00AM. Call 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378). Theme park admission is usually required, along with a reservation and extra payment for the event.
Check out the Disney Food and Wine Festival Page for info and more updates.
Culinary Adventures — Signature Dining Experiences
Celebrity chefs pair up with Walt Disney World restaurant big cheeses to develop a 5-course meal. Schedule and celebrity chefs include:
10/1 6:30 p.m. Jiko–The Cooking Place — Suvir Saran
10/1 7:00 p.m. Portobello Italian Trattoria — Tony Mantuano
10/13 6:15 p.m. Ragland Road — Kevin Dundon
10/15 5:30 p.m. Flying Fish Café — Tim Keating
10/16 6:30 p.m. bluezoo — Todd English
10/22 6:30 p.m. The Wave — Frank Brough
10/25 6:30 p.m. Victoria & Albert’s — Scott Hunnel
10/29 6:30 p.m. California Grill — Brian Piasecki
10/30 6:30 p.m. Wonders Retreat — Jean Claude Boisset vs. Jean Charles Boisset Wines
11/5 6:30 p.m. Cítricos — Phillip Ponticelli
Price: $100.00-$375.00 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is not required.
Food and Wine Pairing Meals
An old favorite returns.
Saturdays, 2:30–4:00 p.m. — Tutto Italia Ristorante
Mondays, 3:30–5:00 p.m. — Tokyo Dining
Tuesdays, 3:30–5:00 p.m. — Restaurant Marrakesh
Price: $55.00 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.
Mexico Tequila Tastings
A NEW addition!
La Cava del Tequila, Mexico Pavilion
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Price: $35.00 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.
French Regional Lunches
Bistro de Paris chefs will prepare specialty lunches highlighting a specific region in France.
Select Sundays, 12:00 p.m. at the Bistro de Paris, France Pavilion at Epcot
10/4 — Bordeaux
10/11 — Cotes du Rhone
10/18 — Alsace
10/25 — Champagne
11/1 — Burgundy
Price: $95.00 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.
Party for the Senses
Every Saturday during the Festival; 6:30 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
9/26 — Celebrating Spanish Cuisine
10/3 — Celebrating Comfort Foods with a Twist
10/10 — Celebrating South American Cuisine
10/17 — Celebrating Classical Cuisine
10/24 — Celebrating Asian Cuisine
10/31 — Celebrating the Fall Harvest
11/7 — Celebrating Italian Cuisine
Price: $135 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.
Wine View Lounge access is $75 per person, plus tax (in addition to admission for Party for the Senses.). Gratuity included.
Brunch every Sunday morning. All-star Chefs will prepare three desserts. The program will be hosted at the Welcome Center.
Sundays from 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
9/27 — Andrew Shotts
10/4 — Warren Brown & Mary Meyers
10/11 — David Guas
10/18 — Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito
10/25 — Claire Clark
11/1 — Geraldine Randalsome
11/8 — Jacque Torres
Price: $80 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.
Celebrating Friends and Family
September 26, then every Friday. Chefs will walk the audience through how to prepare a 3-course lunch. Events will take place at the Welcome Center (Wonders of Life pavilion) Fridays from 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
9/26 — The Deen Brothers
10/2 — Suvir Saran
10/9 — Patti LaBelle
10/16 — Dean Max and Paula DaSilva
10/23 — Alan Wong
10/30 — Cat Cora and Virginia Cora
11/6 — Andrea and John Robinson
Price: $110.00-130.00 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.
Wine and Cheese Seminars
Adventures in Varietals
Grapes into wine–experts show you how! Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. — 2:30 p.m. in Wonders Retreat.
10/10 — Celebrating the Zinfandel Grape
10/24 — Celebrating the Pinot Noir Grape
11/7 — Celebrating the Cabernet Sauvignon Grape
Price: $80 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is not required.
Epcot Wine Schools
Wine experts teach you the basics of winemaking (along with some tasting!).
Select Weekend dates 1:00 — 4:00 p.m. at the Festival Welcome Center Retreat.
10/3 — Taste Wine Like a Master
10/17 — Wines from Monterey, California
10/24 — Exploring the Burgundy Varietal’s Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Around the World
11/8 — Wines from South Africa
Price: $125.00 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is not required.
Learn the art of cheese making (and wine pairing).
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. in the Festival Welcome Center
9/26 — Spain — Waldemar Albrecht–Luna
10/3 — France — Max McCalman
10/10 — Italy — Erin Hedley
10/17 — United Kingdom — Waldemar Albrecht–Luna
10/24 — United States — Max McCalman
10/31 — France — Waldemar Albrecht–Luna
11/7 — Italy — Max McCalman
Price: $75 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.
For more information about the Food and Wine Festival and links to ALL of the festival offerings, click here!