And while we already told you about some of the tasty sips and bites you could enjoy at this year’s fest when we attended a special preview event a few weeks ago, here’s a look at two of the exclusive events we attended this year!
The 9th annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic takes place Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, 2018.
This popular two-night event coincides with the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival and includes The Causeway, Seminars, and three special food locations — and today we have details on the entertainment and seminars for the event! [Read more…]
We have more exciting news for you today about upcoming Fall events in Walt Disney World!
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has announced the dates, menus, and seminars for their 7th Annual Food and Wine Classic. Circle Friday, October 28, and Saturday, October 29, 2016, on your calendars!
The Beer Garden, which was first introduced in 2014, is also returning, and will offer a wide range of beers from all over the world as well as local brews!
Guests can also enjoy more than 40 tasting stations featuring dishes from the resort’s 17 restaurants and lounges as well as more than 30 wineries on the Causeway. Seminars offer an immersive educational opportunity, as participants delve deeper into the crafting of beverages, food and beverage pairing, and cooking demos. Let’s take a closer look at both!
Back by popular demand, The Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World has announced that it will hold its Fifth Annual Food and Wine Classic this Fall!
Coinciding with the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic offers even more great food and drink for Disney fans!
This event is always amazing and very well done. We can’t wait to go again this year!
2014 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Details
Mark your calendars for Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1, 2014. Seminars begin at 4:30 p.m. and the Causeway is open from 5:30-9:00 p.m.
This year’s event continues the tradition of fun and informative food and beverage seminars that focus on wine, cocktails, sake, beer, pasta-making, and more. The seminars are conducted by experts in each field and last for approximately 60-90 minutes.
At 5:30, the Causeway between the Swan and Dolphin comes alive as the staff of the Resort’s award-winning restaurants host tasting booths. In addition, there is live entertainment as you sample and stroll around the beautiful grounds!
Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Seminars
You can see details on all of the 2013 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic Seminars here!And new for this year, the Classic is adding a Cheese seminar!
Seminars this year include:
- Wine Blending;
- Let’s Make Caipirinhas!;
- It’s Better to “Wine” in Italian;
- TQU: Tequila University;
- Base to Bubbles (see our Base to Bubbles review here!);
- Beer, Please!;
- Modern Mixology (see our Modern Mixology review here!);
- The Fine Art of Sushi and Sake;
- The Cheese Course (NEW!); and
- Pasta Making with Chef Cib!
Causeway Tasting Booths with Optional Beer Garden Upgrade!
The Causeway between the Swan and Dolphin Resorts will have tons of great offerings again this year. And we can’t wait to see the menus! We’ll be back soon with full details for you!
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When: Mark your calendar for October 12-13, 2012!
Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
This year’s beverage seminars include Riesling Rendezvous; Beer, Please!; Spanish Wines; Modern Mixology; Wine Blending, All Things Sake; and Base to Bubbles. These will be offered each day from 4:30-5:30 p.m. These classes will be taught by certified experts in hour-long sessions at a cost of $45, inclusive.
Award-winning restaurants from the Swan and Dolphin resorts will host tasting stations on the [Read more…]
I recently had the incredible opportunity to speak with Anthony “Tony” Porcellini, the Director of Food and Beverage at the Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and the brains behind the brand new annual Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic!
Tony was kind enough to share with me a few more details on the upcoming event, including menus for the tasting booths, specifics on the seminars, and a few surprises for next year’s event! I also received fantastic photos of some of the menu items that will be available in the tasting booths! You can see a few of them below, and a few more will be highlighted over the upcoming weeks.
What We’ll Be Tasting at the Food and Wine Classic
Six Swan and Dolphin restaurants will be featured at the Causeway tasting stations on Friday and Saturday nights (October 8th and 9th, 2010). The offerings will change each night, so be sure to check out the menus below before deciding your dates (or just head over both nights — that’s what I’d do!)
Todd English’s bluezoo
The first night of the festival will feature one of the restaurant’s trendiest dishes: Shrimp Steamrollers! According Tony Porcellini, to make the steamrollers, bluezoo Executive Chef Chris Windus basically “deconstructs a shrimp cocktail in a tube.” Eating them is an even bigger adventure! Chef Windus will be on hand at the tasting booth to demonstrate.
Another trendy dish takes the stage at the bluezoo booth on Saturday. Pipettes filled with buerre blanc sauce will spear small pieces of scallop and bacon. To eat, simply pull the scallop and bacon from