Epcot Food and Wine Festival: Sweet events and experiences

2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot Food and Wine Festival offers more than just savory culinary events, you can also indulge in deliciously, sweet creations. One of the most popular, the “3D” Disney’s Dessert Discovery, is returning again this year as well as Sweet Sunday. These are the sinfully sweet dining events you can take part in this year.

“3D” Disney’s Dessert Discovery

While watching IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth  in a VIP viewing area, enjoy decadent desserts and cordials.

Upgraded Experience SOLD OUT!
“Sweet Seats”  includes a private reserved table, entrance into World ShowPlace 15 minutes before general admission, a specialty beverage, a unique dessert offering and more. This upgrade is limited!

Where: World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
When: Fridays, Oct. 5 and 12; 7-8:30 pm, and Fridays, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2; 8 – 9:30 pm
Cost: $55 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required. Sweet Seats privileges are an additional $30. ($85 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required.)

 

The Discovery of Grand Marnier

This Grand Marnier tasting event includes:

  • Indulge in a glass of Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial, the first Champagne to be served on ice
  • Sample Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge, Grand Marnier 100th Anniversary and Grand Marnier 150th Anniversary
  • Savor 2 decadent desserts
  • Learn mixing tips and techniques during a mixology lesson

Where: Festival Welcome Center, Chef’s Showcase
When: Select Sundays, Sep. 30, and Oct. 7 & 21; 2:45 – 4:15 pm
Cost: Cost: $65 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

 

The Discovery of Chocolate

A chocolatier walks you through sampling chocolate and chocolate dishes along with spirited beverages and/or paired wines.

Where: Festival Welcome Center, Chef’s Showcase
When: Select Sundays, Oct. 14 & 28 and Nov. 4 & 11; 2:45 – 4:15 pm
Cost: $75 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Oct. 14: Sarah Kosikowski, hosted by Valrhona, New York, NY

Oct. 28: Lauren Deitsch, hosted by Lake Champlain Chocolates, Burlington, VT

Nov. 4: Julian Rose, Moonstruck Chocolates, Portland, OR, hosted by Barry Callebaut

Nov. 11: Julian Rose, Moonstruck Chocolates, Portland, OR, hosted by Barry Callebaut

 

Sweet Sundays

Enjoy a breakfast buffet featuring sparkling wines and decadent desserts while a pastry chef or baker demonstrates the preparation of the 3 desserts.

Where: Festival Welcome Center, Chef’s Showcase
When: Sundays; 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $95 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Sept. 30: Jacques Torres; Madame Chocolat, Beverly Hills, CA

Oct. 7: Hollis Wilder; Sweet! By Good Golly Miss Holly, Orlando & Jacksonville, FL

Oct. 14: Matt Lewis; Baked, New York, NY SOLD OUT!

Oct. 21: Erika Davis; Simply Erika, Atlanta, GA

Oct. 28: Gale Gand; TRU, Chicago, IL

Nov. 4: Geraldine Randlesome; Creative Cutters, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Nov. 11: Warren Brown; Cake Love, Washington, DC

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