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Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Seminars

The Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic offers ten educational seminars featuring wines, cocktails, and beer. And new for 2014, they’ve introduced The Cheese Course!

Here are the details and booking information:

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Pasta-Making Food Experience

Returning for its second year, the Food and Wine Classic will feature: The Art of Pasta Making with Chef Robert Ciborowski!

Chef Ciborowski is the executive chef of the Swan and Dolphin, and masterminded the creation of the Food and Wine Classic. During this one hour seminar, Chef will guide attendees through the preparation of 3 different kinds of pasta. At the wrap up, you’ll enjoy a glass of wine with your made-from-scratch creation!

Where: Swan and Dolphin Resort
When: Saturday, November 1, 2014 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $56.51 (inclusive) per person when purchased on its own

Space for the seminar is very limited, so be sure to book right away!

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Wine Blending Seminar

Our certified sommeliers believe there is no better way to truly learn about wine than to taste it! During this hands-on seminar, we will break down the components of barrel samples while discussing the origins of the wine, review the plush varieties of grapes, and take a step-by-step look at the delicate wine making process. The real fun begins with an opportunity to blend your very own meritage! Become more adventurous and knowledgeable about the art of wine and always purchase the right bottle for any occasion.

First: Friday October 31, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Last: Saturday November 1, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Price:
$42.40 inclusive per person

Instructor: Tony Porcellini

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Beer Please Seminar

Does your beer knowledge start with “Bud” and end with “weiser”? Expand your beer horizons with micro brews and craft beers from around the world. Discover the process behind different brews and their impact on the food and beverage industry during the past few years as well as future trends. After completing a lesson on the brewing process, enjoy a personal tasting of the multiple styles of beer and perfect food pairings for any meal.

Friday Oct. 31, 2014 4:30 PM
Price: $42.40 inclusive per person

Instructor: Brian Exner
B.A.R. Certified, Certified Sommelier
General Manager of Il Mulino New York Trattoria

Instructor: DJ Robertson
B.A.R. Certified, Certified Sommelier/Assistant Banquet Manager

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Modern Mixology Seminar — See the DFB Review Here!

Learn the science behind our mixologists’ methods as we play with aromas, temperature and texture. We apply the same concepts as some of the world’s most innovative chefs – Ferran Adria, Jose Andres, and Thomas Keller – to create our unconventional libations. We’ll balance out your experience in this course with tasty treats from our bluezoo chefs’ culinary laboratory. Impress guests at your next social gathering with these clever cocktail tips!

First: Friday October 31, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Last: Saturday November 1, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Price: $42.40 inclusive per person

Instructor: Lindsay Skillman
B.A.R. Certified, Certified Sommelier
General Manager of Kimonos

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Base to Bubbles Seminar

Learn the basics of champagne, including the importance of the grapes, land, climate, and viticulture to the process. Be introduced to the five key regions of Champagne and the different champagne styles in all areas of the world. Hone sight, smell and taste as we finish with a blind champagne tasting.

First: Friday October 31, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Last: Saturday November 1, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Price:
$42.40 inclusive per person

Instructor: Olivier Zambaux
Certified Sommelier /Assistant Director of Banquets

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Let’s Make Caipirinha’s Seminar

Life is more fun in Brazil, why you ask?! Learn about the libation behind Carnival, the difference between Cachaca and Rum, and the history of this tropical drink! You might think you have tried a Caipirinha (how the heck do you say that anyways?!) in the past, but in this class, you’ll be making the TRUE version with our very own resident Brazilian, Tatiana DeCastro! Once you’ve mastered the traditional cocktail, we’ll add in some special twists so you can impress your friends with your expert cocktail knowledge at your next party (or should we say Carnival!)

Date: Saturday November 1, 2014 4:30 PM
Price: $42.40 inclusive per person

Instructor: Tatiana DeCastro
Certified Sommelier / Catering Sales Manager

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic The Fine Art of Sushi and Sake

The art of sushi combined with the masterful brewing of Japanese sake will take you on short trip to Japan. This course will provide the guest with the ability to identify quality sushi and further make informed decisions on sake pairing, typical flavor profiles, and styles when purchasing sake.

Friday October 31, 2014 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Price: $56.51 inclusive per person

Instructors: Chef Robert Ciborowski, Executive Chef and
Chad Lobner, General Manager, Todd English’s bluezoo

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic It’s Better to “Wine” in Italian

Take a journey with us through the three main wine regions of Italy. This class will showcase the passion Italians have for their wine and how they are influenced by their food! Experience the history of the wines and how they have evolved to the modern palate without compromising their Italian traditions!

First: Friday October 31, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Last: Saturday November 1, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Price:
$42.40 inclusive per person

Instructor: Instructor: Kristian LaPlante
Certified Sommelier / Director of Restaurants

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic TQU: Tequila University

Welcome to TQU: Tequila University where we will share the magic of tequila with you through the eyes of our passionate instructor, Luciano Sperduto. Through your journey, you will learn about different styles of tequila, the making of a margarita and the artisans who have built a culture around their love for crafting the world’s finest Mexican products.

Friday October 31, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Price: $42.40 inclusive per person

Instructor: Luciano Sperduto
B.A.R. Certified, Certified Sommelier / Assistant Director of Food & Beverage

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic The Cheese Course

Experience the nuances of the many different styles of cheese and how they are a natural match to the rich and varied options of Port wine. An homage to fromage, this class will offer a unique look at wine and cheese pairing.

Saturday November 1, 2014 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$56.51 inclusive per person

Instructor:Chef Arnaud Violtat, Complex Executive Sous Chef
Chad Lobner, General Manager, Todd English’s bluezoo

BOOKING SEMINARS

Book your stay, causeway tickets, and seminar tickets now before your favorites sell out! Contact the Swan and Dolphin at 888-828-8850.

Read about the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, happening Sept. 19-Nov. 10, 2014!