2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It

The Epcot Food and Wine Festival hosts many events. Some of these can be enjoyed for free or a nominal fee. At the Festival Center, former Wonders of Life Pavilion, guests can take part in culinary demonstrations, beverages seminars and NEW Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It daily throughout the festival.

Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It

Mix It, Make It, Celebrate will take place Monday – Sunday at 4 pm. They will cost $49.

Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club members and Golden Oak residents receive a discounts ($2) for these events Monday through Thursday only. Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It can be booked beginning Tuesday, July 19 at 9 am Eastern by calling (407) WDW-FEST. Pre-sale is only available by phone.

Disney Rewards Visa Cardmembers will be able to purchase starting at 7 am on Tuesday, July 19.

All other guests and events go on sale Thursday, July 21 at 7 am Eastern.

All appearances, presentations and events are subject to change without notice. All seminars will take place in the Festival Center.

Call (407) WDW-FEST.

2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It

September 14, 2016
4 pm Sushi 101 – Macy MacNealy & Patrick Walley, Publix Aprons Cooking School
Learn the basics of perfectly seasoning sushi rice, forming sushi rolls and making nigiri.

September 15, 2016
4 pm Taste Experience – Rey de la Osa, Publix Aprons Cooking School
This interactive tasting experience will help you understand your palette and learn what
chefs go through to create truly mesmerizing dining memories. Discover how and why
certain tastes pair so well together.

September 16, 2016
4 pm Tequila Tasting & Margarita Making- Jean Paul Varona, Casa Noble Tequila
Sip various Casa Noble Tequilas and test your mixology skills by making your own
magnificent margarita! Olé!

September 17, 2016
4 pm Culinary Experience To Be Announced- Masaharu Morimoto, Morimoto Asia, Disney
Springs™

September 18, 2016
4 pm Red Blends & Chocolate Pairings- Kelly Himel, Constellation Brands
Explore red wine blends and how they pair perfectly with delicious chocolate.

September 19, 2016
4 pm Cabernet and Chocolate Tasting featuring Franciscan Estate Wines-Kelly Himel,
Constellation Brands Explore Cabernets and how they pair perfectly with delicious chocolate.

September 20, 2016
4 pm Chocolate Ganache Kisses-Amanda Lauder, The Ganachery, Disney Springs™
Learn how to make your own chocolaty treats with one of Disney’s professional
chocolatiers!

September 21, 2016
4 pm WiNEOLOGY- Roxanne Langer, Wine FUNdamentals
The worlds of wine and cocktails collide with this exciting demonstration that combines
wine, liquor & other ingredients to create a perfect wine cocktail.

September 22, 2016
4 pmCompounding Interest-John Westergaard, Publix Super Markets, Inc.
We all know butter can add great flavor to any dish. By adding some different
ingredients, it is possible to make butter better!

September 23, 2016
4 pm Vodka Tasting & Cocktail Making – Asema Bektemessova, Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka
Discover the flavor of Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka and create a delicious handcrafted
cocktail!

September 24, 2016
4 pm Mix It with Whiskey! – Marc Tiberia, Infinum Spirts
Find the right balance for your tastes when making a cocktail using fresh ingredients and
spirits! Learn about Templeton Rye Whiskey, the Prohibition story and how to make a
great cocktail!

September 25, 2016
4 pm Exploring Gin- Jaki Winkles, Martin Miller Gin
Explore Gin and learn how to reinvent a classic by creating a signature Gin & Tonic!

September 26, 2016
4 pm Sweet Celebrations -Bronwen Weber, Frosted Art Bakery, Dallas, TX
Sharpen your pastry skills while creating your own piece of edible art!

September 27, 2016
4 pm Sweet Celebrations -Bronwen Weber, Frosted Art Bakery, Dallas, TX
Sharpen your pastry skills while creating your own piece of edible art!

September 28, 2016
4 pm Make Your Own Orecchiette -Tony Mantuano, Portobello, Disney Springs™
Learn how to roll pasta dough and create your own orecchiette style pasta from an
expert! Chef Tony Mantuano from Portobello in Disney Springs ® will walk you through
this italian classic.

September 29, 2016
4 pm Make Your Own Italian “Dumplings” – Richard Capizzi & Jonathan Benno, Lincoln
Ristorante, Chicago, IL
Learn to make your own “Ravioli Gnudi” from the Chef duo of Jonathan Benno and
Richard Capizzi!

September 30, 2016
4 pm Beverage Experience To Be Announced

October 1, 2016
4 pm Jack Daniel’s Tasting with Master Distiller Jeff Arnett, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey
Sip on various flavors of Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey and learn from Master Distiller
Jeff Arnett about the history, flavors and cocktail blending using an American classic
whiskey.

October 2, 2016
4 pm Jack Daniel’s Tasting with Master Distiller Jeff Arnett, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey
Sip on various flavors of Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey and learn from Master Distiller
Jeff Arnett about the history, flavors and cocktail blending using an American classic
whiskey.

October 3, 2016
4 pm Homemade “Berrymisu”-William Clark, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Bakery
Perfect your techniques under the guidance of our own Grand Floridian Pastry Chef and
learn how to make a classic dessert favorite with a twist!

October 4, 2016
4 pm Chocolate, Cheese and Wine: Perfect Pairing-Tonda Corrente, Lisa Wilk and Jill Mail,
Orlando, FL
Three of life’s greatest joys: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate! What more do you need?
Journey through different wines and pair them with cheese and chocolate that will
make your mouth water.

October 5, 2016
4 pm Mason Jar Meals-Macy MacNealy, Publix Aprons Cooking School
Learn how to build some of your favorite dishes and present them in creative ways!
All appearances, menu items, presentations and events are subject to change without notice.

October 6, 2016
4 pm Spices of the Caribbean-Allen Susser, Chef Allen’s, Hollywood, FL
We look to spices to capture the flavors of faraway places. There was a time in history
that spices where so precious that they were locked away. Let’s let loose the wonders of
spice together. Join James Beard Award winning Chef Allen Susser and his spicy culinary
excitement.

October 7, 2016
4 pm Spirit Tasting & Cocktail Making- Trevor Schneider & Jaime Salas, Reyka Icelandic
Vodka & Milagro Tequila
Where lava rock meets arctic waters in Iceland to the mineral-rich agave landscapes of
Mexico. Join us as we explore the making, mixing and enjoying of two of the world’s
most popular white spirits.

October 8, 2016
4 pm Make it a Mule! – Philip McDaniel & Zach Lynch, St. Augustine Distillery
Sample Vodka and Gin “Mules” and learn how to make your own fresh juice “Ginger
Beer” without fermenting it!

October 9, 2016
4 pm Spirit Tasting & Cocktail Making- Trevor Schneider & Jaime Salas, Reyka Icelandic
Vodka & Milagro Tequila
Where lava rock meets arctic waters in Iceland to the mineral rich agave landscapes of
Mexico. Join us as we explore the making, mixing and enjoying of two of the world’s
most popular white spirits.

October 10, 2016
4 pm Art of Pastry Making-Erin McKenna, Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC, Disney Springs™
Learn how to create some delicious pastries that just so happen to be vegan and gluten
friendly!

October 11, 2016
4 pm Maine Lobster Grapefruit Ceviche and “El Conejo”-Clay Conley, Buccan/Grato, Palm
Springs, FL
Learn how to make a Latin staple from scratch and add a little twist. Follow that with a
refreshing cocktail!

October 12, 2016
4 pm All About Stout-Anthony LoGerfo, Publix Aprons Cooking School, Tampa, FL
Come celebrate your love of stouts with us as we prepare a few basic dishes with not so
basic ingredients!

October 13, 2016
4 pm Dough For It!-Tony Charbonnet, Publix Aprons Cooking School
From quick spoon breads to hearty bread bowls, we’ll show you how it’s done!

October 14, 2016
4 pm Crafting Cocktails with BOLS- Chris Hopkins, Lucas BOLS
Mix it up with BOLS unique flavors and enjoy crafting your own delicious cocktail!

October 15, 2016
4 pm Beverage Experience to be Announced

October 16, 2016
4 pm Crafting Cocktails with BOLS- Chris Hopkins, Lucas BOLS
Mix it up with BOLS unique flavors and enjoy crafting your own delicious cocktail!

October 17, 2016
4 pm Not Your Normal Chocolate Mousse-Kristine Thomas, Welli Desserts, Orlando, FL
With a little wellness and innovation, learn to create a simple, but oh-so decadent
chocolate mousse. So delicious, you’ll forget it’s healthy!

October 18, 2016
4 pm New Orleans Cobb Salad- Tony Marotta, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort-Riverside
Prepare an old favorite with a creole twist! Prepare your own seasoning mix to create
your own blackened shrimp salad topper.

October 19, 2016
4 pm Taste Experience-Tim Donnelly, Publix Super Markets, Inc.
This interactive tasting experience will help you understand your palette and learn what
chefs go through to create truly mesmerizing dining memories. Discover how and why
certain tastes pair so well together.

October 20, 2016
4 pm Espresso Me!-Jim Hendry, Publix Aprons Cooking School
Discover how coffee enhances many flavors, giving a new dimension to traditional
dishes. Come learn how to use this magical elixir for more than your morning brew!

October 21, 2016
4 pm Four Roses Bourbon Tasting & Manhattan Making- Cile Moreno, Four Roses Bourbon
Take part in this interactive Bourbon tasting where you will learn to make a perfect
Black Manhattan!

October 22, 2016
4 pm Vodka Tasting & Crafting the Perfect Florida Mule- Susan Trotter & Sue Jacobson, St.
Petersburg Distillery
Taste the extraordinary vodka from St. Petersburg Distillery as you learn how to make
the perfect Florida Mule!

October 23, 2016
4 pm Food & Cocktail Pairing with Don Q Rum- John D. Meisler, Don Q Rum
In this exciting demo you’ll learn how to use rum as an ingredient in your food, as well
as create your own rum cocktail!

October 24, 2016
4 pm Pumpkin Decorating-Scott Norman, Picasso of Pumpkins, Galva, IL,
hosted by Melissa’s Produce
Learn about the art of pumpkin carving from the “Picasso of Pumpkins” himself and try
your hand at decorating like a master!

October 25, 2016
4 pm Culinary Experience to be Announced- Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve, Alexandria,
VA

October 26, 2016
4 pm Pumpkin Decorating-Scott Norman, Picasso of Pumpkins, Galva, IL,
hosted by Melissa’s Produce
Learn about the art of pumpkin carving from the “Picasso of Pumpkins” himself and try
your hand at decorating like a master!

October 27, 2016
4 pm Pumpkin Decorating-Scott Norman, Picasso of Pumpkins, Galva, IL,
hosted by Melissa’s Produce
Learn about the art of pumpkin carving from the “Picasso of Pumpkins” himself and try
your hand at decorating like a master!

October 28, 2016
4 pm Maker’s Mark Mixology with a Master Distiller- Greg Davis, Maker’s Mark & Bobby
“G” Gleason, Beam Suntory
Experience a hands-on cocktail-making workshop with Maker’s Mark Master Distiller
Greg Davis and Beam Suntory Master Mixologist Bobby “G” Gleason!

October 29, 2016
4 pm Maker’s Mark Mixology with a Master Distiller- Greg Davis, Maker’s Mark & Bobby
“G” Gleason, Beam Suntory
Experience a hands-on cocktail-making workshop with Maker’s Mark Master Distiller
Greg Davis and Beam Suntory Master Mixologist Bobby “G” Gleason!

October 30, 2016
4 pm Maker’s Mark Mixology with a Master Distiller- Greg Davis, Maker’s Mark & Bobby
“G” Gleason, Beam Suntory
Experience a hands-on cocktail-making workshop with Maker’s Mark Master Distiller
Greg Davis and Beam Suntory Master Mixologist Bobby “G” Gleason!

October 31, 2016
4 pm Chef Dana’s Mascarpone Trio -Dana Herbert, Desserts by Dana, Newark, DE
Mascarpone has long been a staple of Italian desserts, noted mainly for it’s most
popular use in Tiramisu. Come learn from TLC’s Cake Boss: Next Great Baker Champion
Chef Dana as he shows you some creative uses with mascarpone.

November 1, 2016
4 pm Sweet and Salty Creations-Matt Lewis and Renato Profialto, Baked, New York, NY
People are always scared of caramel, but they shouldn’t be. Learn to temper your fears
and make your own basic caramel with the “Sweet and Salty Brownie Wizards” of New
York. Put your new skills to use by learning to make your own sweet and salty brownie.

November 2, 2016
4 pm Cupcake Decorating-Geraldine Randlesome, Creative Cutters, Richmond Hill, ON
Learn different ways of approaching the decoration of pastries while practicing basic
icing skills and creating simple chocolate decorations.

November 3, 2016
4 pm Cupcake Decorating-Geraldine Randlesome, Creative Cutters, Richmond Hill, ON
Learn different ways of approaching the decoration of pastries while practicing basic
icing skills and creating simple chocolate decorations.

November 4, 2016
4 pm Grand Marnier Experience to be Announced

November 5, 2016
4 pm Mastering the Mule with Ketel One Vodka- Dianna Greene, Ketel One Vodka
Sample delicious Ketel One Vodka and learn to create your own “Moscow” Mule
Cocktail!

November 6, 2016
4 pm Discover Nolet’s Gin with James Fitzgerald, Ty Eldien, & Carl Nolet, Nolet’s Gin
Discover the Nolet’s story through the making, history and the family of Nolet’s Gin!

November 7, 2016
4 pm Chocolate, Cheese and Wine: Perfect Pairing-Tonda Corrente, Lisa Wilk and Jill Mail,
Orlando, FL
Three of life’s greatest joys: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate! What more do you need?
Journey through different wines and pair them with cheese and chocolate that will
make your mouth water.

November 8, 2016
4 pm “New-Stalgic” Candy Shoppe-Emily Ellyn, Emily Ellyn Productions, Orlando, FL
Retro Rad Chef, Emily Ellyn and mü Coffeehouse Cocktails present a hands-on demo for
trendy Boozy Milkshakes. Then roll up your sleeves and learn some fun frosting and
decorating tips when you top Emily’s homemade Haute Fudge Sundae Cupcakes.

November 9, 2016
4 pm Sushi 101-Patrick Walley, Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Learn the basics of perfectly seasoning sushi rice, forming sushi rolls and making nigiri.

November 10, 2016
4 pm Summer Rolls and Spring Rolls-Brian Mullins, Publix Aprons Cooking School
Learn how to make your own shrimp summer rolls using rice paper and fresh
ingredients!

November 11, 2016
4 pm Gin Tasting and Aviation Cocktail Making- Paul Johnsten, Aviation Gin
Experience the storytelling of Aviation Gin and the history of the New Western Gin
category while you learn to create your own Aviation Cocktail!

November 12, 2016
4 pm Beverage Experience to be Announced

November 13, 2016
4 pm Beverage Experience to be Announced

November 14, 2016
4 pm Become a Spice Blend Mix-Master-Pam Smith, P.S. Flavor! Orlando, FL
Learn how to blend spices the P.S. Flavor! way and become a top chef in your own
kitchen!

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