2017 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Special Events

Get ready for a stellar line up of culinary superstars at the 2017 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Special Events!

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

This year’s festival features Celebrity Kitchen hosted by some of the biggest superstar chefs in the world, including Robert Irvine, Guy Fieri, and Keegan Gerhard.

Check out the offerings and get all of the details below!

2017 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Special Events

In the Kitchen With….

On Stage 17, celebrity chefs like Robert Irvine and Guy Fieri will entertain the audience with a demonstration and creation of a signature dish on the main stage kitchen. And afterwards? A chance to get autographs from the chef!

Chef Cat Cora at an Epcot Food and Wine Festival Culinary Demonstration

Chef Cat Cora Will Appear at In the Kitchen With…

The chefs currently scheduled for In the Kitchen With… include:
March 11 – G. Garven – Road Trip with G. Garvin and Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin
March 18 – Robert Irvine – Restaurant: Impossible
March 25 – Graham Elliot – MasterChef
April 1 – Guy Fieri — Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Guy’s Grocery Games
April 8 — Cat Cora — Cat Cora’s Kitchen
April 15 — Chopped and Cutthroat Kitchen

When: Saturdays, 6:00-7:00 pm
Where: Stage 17, Disney California Adventure Park
Price: $99 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Booking is available via Disneyland.com or by calling (714) 781-DINE

Sweet Sundays

Learn how to make a sweet dessert with instruction from a celebrity pastry chef!

Keegan Gerhard during a 2010 Culinary Demo

Keegan Gerhard Shares Secrets at Sweet Sundays

The chefs currently scheduled for Sweet Sundays include:
March 19 – Duff Goldman — Cake Masters and Ace of Cakes
April 2 – Emily Ellyn — Food Network Star and Cutthroat Kitchen
April 16 – Keegan Gerhard — Food Network Challenge

When: Sundays, 10:30 AM – Noon
Where: Stage 17, Disney California Adventure Park
Price: $79 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Booking is available via Disneyland.com or by calling (714) 781-DINE

Wine Maker Dinners

Enjoy wine and food pairings accompanied by the expertise of a winemaker. These four-course dinners will be hosted by guest presenters from featured wineries providing background and tasting notes, as well as how the selections pair with the dishes to enhance the flavors.

Viognier from Cambria Winery

Viognier, Anyone?

The presenters currently scheduled for Wine Maker Dinners include:
March 16 — Niel Bernardi with Duckhorn Vineyards
March 30 — Nat Komes with Flora Springs Winery
April 13 — Disney Family of Wines (Jonathan Emmerich from Silverado Vineyards, Tim Snider from Fess Parker Winery, Julia lantosca from Lasseter Family Winery, and Jami Way from GoGi Wines)

When: Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Where: Golden Vine Winery
Price: Duckhorn Vineyards and Flora Springs Winery, $150 per guest plus tax and gratuity; Disney Family of Wines, $200 per guest plus tax and gratuity
Booking is available via Disneyland.com or by calling (714) 781-DINE

Brew Master Beer Dinners

Appreciate the art of brewing with a four-course prix fixe dinner featuring hand-selected beers paired with a specialty menu put together by the Disney Culinary team, along with guest brewmasters presenting each beer and its pairing.

Italian Beer Pairing

Italian Beer Pairings

The presenters currently scheduled for Beer Master Beer Dinners include:
March 23 — Celebrating Anaheim Breweries (Noble Ale Works, Bottle Logic Brewing, Backstreet Brewery)
April 6 — Karl Strauss Brewing Company with Matt Johnson, Brewmaster of Brewing Operations

When: Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Where: Golden Vine Winery, Vineyard Room
Price: $150 per guest plus tax and gratuity
Booking is available via Disneyland.com or by calling (714) 781-DINE

D23 Member Event: “Eat Like Walt”

D23 Members will enjoy a cooking demonstration and learn about Marcy Smothers’ upcoming book, Eat Like Walt, described as “a culinary tour of the park’s six lands. Every attraction has a story, and so do many of the menu items.” An exclusive meet and greet will take place after the demonstration.

Walt's Chili

Will Walt’s Chili Be Featured?

Where: Festival Showplace, Stage 17 in Hollywood Land in Disney California Adventure
When: Monday, April 10th at 4:00 PM, with arrival requested at 3:45 pm
Price: $10 plus tax (Does not include admission to Disney California Adventure Park, and Annual Passholders should check blockout dates to verify pass validity for April 10th)
Who: Bookable by D23 General, Gold, and Gold Family Members (Photo I.D. and Proof of D23 Membership required at check-in. General and Gold Members may reserve a space for themselves and one guest; Gold Family Members may reserve a space for themselves and up to to 3 guests.)

To purchase tickets check the D23 “Eat Like Walt” Event Page for the Reservation Link on February 10th. Per Disney, “D23 Members must also reserve a space for meet and greet when tickets become available.”

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