2018 Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Hands-On Workshops

2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Hands-On Workshops

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.

See booking details on our 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Low-Cost Events Page, and see more details about the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival here.

The price for each Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Hands-On Workshop is $39 per person. All appearances, presentations and events are subject to change without notice.

All Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Hands-On Workshops will take place at the Festival Center Stage. Workshops take place Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM.

Be sure to join our Disney Food Blog Newsletter for the latest information and details!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018
4:30PM Frank Nasso, Blue Chair Bay Rum, Mojitos Made Easy
Learn the skills you need to create the perfect mojitoduringthis interactive mojito-making experience! Unsure of your mixology skills? Frank will guide you through the steps you need to feel comfortable whencreating this popular Cuban cocktail.At the end, celebrate your success by tasting your own concoction!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
4:30PM Tonda Corrente, Lisa Wilk, Jill Ramsier, Tasty Trio, Orlando, FL, Flavor Trifecta
Enjoy a decadent 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 and the interplay on your palate of all three elements. This unique class promises to be fun, educational and delicious.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
4:30PM Mike Kravanis, featured on Disney Parks Blog, Kawaii Kyaraben – Cute Enough to Eat –
This lively interactive culinary demonstration will highlight the elements of a “kyaraben”or character bento, providing a step-by-step walk through with bento artist, OMGiri. Participants will enjoythe chance to create their own bento box featuring aJapanese inspired onigiri (rice ball) shaped like a cute character!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
4:30PM Philip Raimondo & Brent Lamberti, Stoli Group USA, Crushing on Stoli®CRUSHED Vodka
Join Philip Raimondo and Brent Lamberti for an interactive mixology tasting where youwill help create a new cocktail with Stoli®CRUSHED Vodka. Work together as a team to create and taste three totally new and original cocktail recipes with each of the Stoli®CRUSHED flavors:Pineapple, Mango and Ruby Red Grapefruit.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
4:30PM Philip Raimondo& Brent Lamberti, Stoli Group USA, Cocktail Creations with Stoli Group USA-
Join Philip Raimondo and Brent Lambertifor an interactive mixology tasting featuring Stoli®Cucumber Flavored Vodka, Cenote®Silver Tequila and Bayou Rum®. Learn some great tips and tricks for your next cocktail party and impress your friends with your new found mixology skills, plus discover and taste some great new recipes.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018
4:30PM Lynette Marrero, Mixologist, Diageo Reserve Rum and Cola-
Hold the Cola and Pass the Umbrella!Plan to fall in love with the beauty and versatility of the wonderful world of rum! Join Mixologist Lynnette Marrero for an interactive journey through the history of rum cocktails.Learn how to properly taste sipping rums and how to use the unique flavorsand notes of the spirit tomix delicious rum cocktails beyond the cuba Libre (rum and cola).

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
4:30PM Jaren Sing, Mixologist, Nolet Spirits, Nolet Spirits: A Family Tradition –
At the heart of KetelOne Vodka and NOLET’S Finest Gins lies a Dutch family’s remarkable passion for distilling. Discover how the Nolet family has been meticulously crafting the world’s finest spirits for over 300 years and 11 generations. Join us for this interactive tastingexperienceand learn how to “Ketel”your soda with Ketel One Vodka and master your mule with NOLET’S Gin.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2018
4:30PM Allen Susser, Chef Allen’s, Hollywood, FL, Spices: The Building Blocks of Cultures –
Join James Beard Award Winning Chef Allen Susser for his hands-on spice experience. Learn about the spices and fragrant aromas of exotic cultures and embrace the comforting, yet artisan secrets of handmade spice blending that have been passed down through the ancient spice roots. This experiencewill help in learning to cook any modern ethnic cuisine by becoming acquainted with that culture’s seasonings. Additionally, you will take home a treasure of spices that you personally create.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
4:30PM David Ortiz, Mixologist, Republic National Distributing Company Craft Cocktails 101-
Join Mixologist David Ortiz as he teaches you tips and tricks of the trade. Using expertise of past and present flavors, he will lead you through the world of craft cocktails while you mix your own creations on the spot!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018
4:30PM Kellan Rowland, Pernod Ricard The Sine Metu Experience by the Midleton Distillery, Home of Jameson Irish Whiskey –
“Sine Metu” or “Without Fear” is the Jameson family motto awarded for their bravery fighting pirates on the high seas.Find your “Sine Metu” moment and join us to createand tastecontemporary twists on iconic classics, like the Old Fashioned and Manhattan with one of today’s fastest growing and most beloved whiskeys, Jameson Irish Whiskey.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018
4:30PM Dana Herbert, Desserts by Dana, Newark, DE, Totally Bananas with Chef Dana-
We are totally bananas for Chef Dana! Did you know that more than 100 billion bananas are eaten every year in the world? This makes bananas the fourth most popular agricultural product. Duringthis hands-on demoand tasting,we will explore ways to transform this versatile fruit into sweet treats.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018
4:30PM Jennifer Hill Booker, Your Resident Gourmet, Lilburn, GA, Chick Chick Boom!-
Turn the ordinary egg into Egg-straordinaryappetizers in this interactive class. Learn how to boil the perfect egg, make exciting new filling for your eggs, and decide which eggs make the best deviled eggs-quail, chicken, duck, goose or ostrich! Each guest will take home new recipes to add to their recipe box, along with a spice blend created by Chef Jennifer Hill Booker-just for you!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018
4:30PM Matt Lewis,Baked, Brooklyn, NY, Bread Basics 101-
The best bread in the world is the kind you can make at home. Plus, fresh bread also makes your home smell heavenly! Learn how to produce an artisan loaf at home without a
ot of kneading and with almost zero equipment.By the end of this experience, you’ll have the knowledge you “knead” and your own fresh bread to enjoy!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018
4:30PM Dan Pashman,host of “The Sporkful”food podcast, Building the Perfect Bite-
Every time you eat, you make choices, even if you don’t realize it. How do you hold your tortilla chip when you dip it –by a corner or by a straight edge? How do you fold your pizza when you pick it up –inside out, as it should be? Which part of your salad do you fork first – greens or toppings? In this funny and fascinating demonstration, Cooking Channel host Dan Pashman will use science and humor to show you how to make everything you eat more delicious.
Be a part of the fun and taste food in a different way!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018
4:30PM Dan Pashman,host of “The Sporkful”food podcast, Building the Perfect Bite-
Every time you eat, you make choices, even if you don’t realize it. How do you hold your tortilla chip when you dip it –by a corner or by a straight edge? How do you fold your pizza when you pick it up –inside out, as it should be? Which part of your salad do you fork first – greens or toppings? In this funny and fascinating demonstration, Cooking Channel host Dan Pashman will use science and humor to show you how to make everything you eat more delicious.
Be a part of the fun and taste food in a different way!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018
4:30PM Bronwen Weber, Frosted Art Bakery, Dallas, TX, Decorate Your Own Halloween Cupcakes –
Trick or Treat – We’re all about the treats! Learn from renownedcake master Bronwen Weber on how to decorate your own Halloween cupcakes! Enjoy making cake toppers shaped as a friendly skeleton, Jack-o-lantern, and witch. You’ll leave ready to make your own treats at home with Frosted Art Bakery’s very own chocolatecake and ganache icing recipes!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018
4:30PM Bronwen Weber, Frosted Art Bakery, Dallas, TX, Decorate Your Own Halloween Cupcakes –
Trick or Treat – We’re all about the treats! Learn from renownedcake master Bronwen Weber on how to decorate your own Halloween cupcakes! Enjoy making cake toppers shaped as a friendly skeleton, Jack-o-lantern, and witch. You’ll leave ready to make your own treats at home with Frosted Art Bakery’s very own chocolatecake and ganache icing recipes!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018
4:30PM Marc Tiberia, Crystal Head Vodka, Cocktail Theatre-
Mix, make, and celebrate Dan Aykroyd’s award winning Crystal Head Vodka as the star of your drink show.Learn to
create cocktails that not only taste good but will also get the cameras rolling when you present to your guests!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018
4:30PMTonda Corrente, Lisa Wilk, Jill Ramsier, Tasty Trio,Orlando, FL, Flavor Trifecta-
Enjoy a decadent 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 and the interplay on your palate of all three elements. This unique class promises to be fun, educational and delicious.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018
4:30PM Richard Capizzi, Lincoln Ristorante, New York, NY, Pasticcini di Capizzi-
Pasticciniare exquisite Italian fine confections that can be either candies or bite size pastries.In the Italian tradition, assorted pasticcini are served as a dessert or as gifts when you leave a restaurant. Join Chef Richard Capizzi during this interactive experience and create your own assortment of delectable bites!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
4:30PM Rock Harper, Rock Solid Creative Food Group, LLC., Woodbridge, VA, Rock Unrolled –
Sushi Rolling with Rock Harpe- Roll like a pro!
Duringthis experience,youwill learn all the steps to making a great sushi roll, including a demonstration on thesushi rice, which may be the most important part. Createa traditional roll and an inside-out roll with the fillings of your choice from Chef Rock Harper’s seasonal selection of vegetables. Once you know the method and techniques, it’s up to you to “roll” with your creativeside!

Keep an eye on our 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Page for updates. Be sure to join our Disney Food Blog Newsletter for the latest information and details!

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