Epcot Food and Wine Festival Photo Tour

During a short (and sweaty) walk about the “circle” today, I snapped some shots of the new Epcot Food and Wine Festival signs and booths that are starting to appear in World Showcase!

International Gateway Signage

Here are a few of the new booths this year: Hawaii, Caribbean, Portugal, and Craft Beers!

Hawaii Booth

Craft Beers Booth

Caribbean Booth

Portugal Booth

The booths this year have a “scan” function on the menu for your smartphone. As far as I can tell, it just uploads the menu to your smartphone. Will have to try it this [Read more…]

2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview Dinner Details

Thanks to Zanna from Zannaland, who graciously agreed to cover the Tables in Wonderland 2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview Dinner for us on July 16th, 2011! Here are a few tidbits of info she gathered at the event… . Please note that all photos are copyright Suzannah DiMarzio for Disney Food Blog and are not to be used without explicit permission from Disney Food Blog.

First, A Few Announcements:

The event revealed some important info, including the following:

  • The Festival Guide will be published on www.disneyworld.com/foodandwine on August 12th.
  • A weekly Festival Guide will be available at Epcot during the festival.
  • Reservations open August 16th at 7:00am ET — book events by calling 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378) or book online at www.disneyworld.com/foodandwine.
  • Epcot will close at 10pm on select Fridays and Saturdays during the festival.

Don’t forget to check out the 6-page Special Events Guide with all the details as published by Disney.

2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Theme

The new theme this year is a nod to travel from a pre-World War I perspective, with vintage luggage tags with a culinary flair and transportation icons.

2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Theme Intro

The banners that will be seen throughout the World Showcase will be [Read more…]