2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Food & Beverage Pairing Events

Learn how to perfectly pair your food and beverage with some of the top Chefs during a 45-minute session at The 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. Check out the full schedule below!

Booking opens JUNE 14 at 7:00 am (EST)! For reservations, please check availability online or call (407) 939-3378. If you’re a Disney Vacation Club Member, you may book online or by calling Member Services at (800) 800-9800. Additionally, Disney Vacation Club Members, Tables in Wonderland Members, Disney World Annual Passholders, and Golden Oak Residents may book on June 12 starting at 9:00 am (EST). Stay tuned to the DFB Newsletter for details.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2018
2:30PM/Beef & Wine

  • Pam Smith P.S. Flavor!™, Orlando, FL
  • Joseph Spellman Master Sommelier, Landmark Vineyard, CA

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 01, 2018
2:30PM/Beef & Wine

  • Daniel Sicilia Chef de Cuisine, California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Jacob Jata Presenter, Chappellet Vineyard, CA

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2018
2:30PM/Vegetarian & Wine

  • Daniel Sicilia Chef de Cuisine, California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Jacob Jata Presenter, Chappellet Vineyard, CA

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 07, 2018
2:30PM/Fish & Wine

  • Nikk Burton Sous Chef, Trattoria al Forno, Disney’s Boardwalk
  • David Redondi Presenter, Garofoli, Italy

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2018
2:30PM/Pork & Wine

  • David Chapman Sous Chef, Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano, Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Barbara Selbach Proprietor, Weingut Selbach-Oster, Germany

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 09, 2018
2:30PM/TBD & Wine

  • Jerry Gonzalez Quijada Sous Chef, The Hollywood Brown Derby, Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Brian Talley Winegrower, Talley Vineyards, CA

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
2:30PM/Fish & Wine

  • Andrea Robinson  Master Sommelier & Culinary Expert, “The One” Stemware

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
2:30PM/Shrimp & Wine

  • Andrea Robinson M.S.  Master Sommelier & Culinary Expert, “The One” Stemware

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018
2:30PM/TBD & Wine

  • Habteab Hamde Bern’s Steakhouse, Tampa, FL
  • Megan Dezendegui Presenter, Frank Family Vineyards, CA

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
2:30PM/Fish & Wine

  • Ken Vedrinski featuring Pacifico Aquaculture Trattoria Lucca & Coda del Pesce, Charleston, SC
  • Desiree Leja Presenter, Taub Family Selections – Esprit Du Vin

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
2:30PM/TBD & Wine

  • Daniel Joly Mirabelle at Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, CO
  • Desiree Leja Presenter, Taub Family Selections – Esprit Du Vin

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018
2:30PM/Pork & Whiskey

  • Jeremy Ford Stubborn Seed, Palmetto Bay, FL
  • Bobby G Master Mixologist, Maker’s Mark, KY

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
2:30PM/TBD & Wine

  • Presenting Chef to be announced soon! Tiffins, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
  • Mary Lou Nash,  Chief Winemaker, Black Pearl Wines, South Africa

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018
2:30PM/Lobster & Champagne

  • Scott Hunnel Executive Chef, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Antoine Collet Brand Ambassador & French Specialist, Tattinger, France

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2018
2:30PM/TBD & Wine

  • Culinary & Beverage Presenters to be announced soon!

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 05, 2018
2:30PM/TBD & Spirit

  • Robert Irvine featuring The Boardroom Distillery  Robert Irvine’s Public House at Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 06, 2018
2:30PM/Beef & Whiskey

  • Celina Tio The Belfry, Kansas City, MO
  • Jeff Arnett Master Distiller, Jack Daniels Distillery, TN

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2018
2:30PM/Calamari & Wine

  • Justin Wangler Jackson Family Wines, Fulton, CA
  • Tracey Cenami Presenter, Jackson Family Wines, Fulton, CA

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018
2:30PM/Venison & Wine

  • Bob Waggoner In the Kitchen with Bob Waggoner, Charleston, SC
  • Daniel Vu Presenter, Heitz Wine Cellars, CA

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018
2:30PM/Pork & Wine

  • Anthony Marotta Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Epcot
  • Daniel Vu Presenter, Heitz Cellars, CA

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018
2:30PM/Beef & Wine

  •  Paul Nichols Sous Chef, Rose and Crown Dining Room, Epcot
  • James Slusarz Presenter, Bronco Wine Company, CA

 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018
2:30PM/Duck & Wine

  • Anthony Benacquisto Chef, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort
  • Tim Snider President, Fess Parker Winery, CA

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018
2:30PM/Lamb & Wine

  • Rob Alvarado Catering Sous Chef, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort & Convention Center
  • David Bonomi Chief Winemaker, Bodega Norton Winery, Argentina

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018
2:30PM/Scallops & Wine

  • Pam Smith P.S. Flavor!™, Orlando, FL
  • David Munksgard Winemaker, Iron Horse Vineyards, CA

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018
2:30PM/Pork & Wine

  • Ron Rupert  Wine Bar George, Disney Springs
  • George Milliotes Master Sommelier, Wine Bar George, Disney Springs

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018
2:30PM/Duck & Wine

  • Eugene Schlienger Chef, Garden Grill Restaurant, Epcot
  • Alison Sokol Blosser  Co-President, CEO and Second Generation Wine Grower, Sokol Blosser Winery, OR

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2018
2:30PM/Duck & Wine

  • Paul Latkowski Sous Chef, Disney Springs
  • Dennis Hill Winemaker & Co-Founder, Cannonball Winery, CA

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 02, 2018
2:30PM/Fish & Wine

  • David Guas Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery, McLean, VA
  • Jennifer Singleton Presenter, Z. Alexander Brown, Napa, CA

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 03, 2018
2:30PM/Beef & Wine

  • Justin Timineri Fresh from Florida, Tallahassee, FL
  • Molly Meeker President, The Meeker Vineyard, CA

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 04, 2018
2:30PM/Lamb & Wine

  • David Guas Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery, McLean, VA
  • Jennifer Singleton Presenter, Z. Alexander Brown, Napa, CA

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 09, 2018
2:30PM/Scallops & Wine

  • Shaun O’Neale MasterChef, Las Vegas, NV
  • Johannes Selbach Proprietor & Winemaker, Weingut Selbach-Oster, Germany

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018
2:30PM/Lamb & Wine

  • Maneet Chauhan Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Nashville, TN
  • Craig Collins Master Sommelier, Vintus, Italy

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2018
2:30PM/Beef & Wine

  • Sarah Fioroni Owner & Winemaker, Fattoria Poggio Alloro, San Gimignano, Italy

 

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