2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival special events

Epcot Food and Wine Festival is one of the most anticipated special events at Disney World. Many special dining experiences are offered throughout the festival. Many of your favorites are back! “3D” Disney’s Dessert Discovery, Food and Wine Pairings and Party for the Senses. There are so new ones too! Debuting for 2014, Dining Through the Decades – A Tribute to Walt Disney, Food for Thought and The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Boot Camp Series.

These special events and experiences can be booked starting July 31 at 7 am Eastern. Some will be available to book online.

Chase cardholders can book starting July 29 at 7 am Eastern.

Annual Passholders, Tables in Wonderland members and Disney Vacation Club members can book demonstrations on July 25 at 9 am Eastern. These can only be booked by calling in.

Epcot Food and Wine Festival

Epcot Food and Wine Festival will be taking place Sep. 19 – Nov. 10, 2014

Dining Through the Decades – A Tribute to Walt Disney – NEW!

An evening of celebrating the life of Walt Disney. Guests will sample some of Walt’s favorite meals at interactive cooking stations and special wines that have a Disney connection.

Where: World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
When: Friday, October 24, 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Price: General Admission: 99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; Reserved Seating: 119 per person, plus tax, gratuity included.Epcot admission required.

Experience Puerto Rico – The All Star Island

Discover Puerto Rico and enjoy Puerto Rican favorites and handcrafted cocktails highlight their rum brands.

Where: World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
When: Saturday, September 20, 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Price: 99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

“3D” Disney’s Dessert Discovery

On select Fridays, enjoy decadent desserts and cordials. Afterwards, catch IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth in a VIP viewing area. Upgrade to “Sweet Seats” and receive a private reserved table, entrance into the event 15 minutes early, specialty beverages and unique desserts.

Where: World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
When: Fridays October 3, 10 and 17; 8 pm – 9:30 pm
Price: General Admission: 59 per person, plus tax, gratuity included.; Sweet Seats: 99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Boot Camp Series – NEW!

The boot camp is interactive and gives guests a chance to sharpen their culinary skills and learn some new ones.

Where: East Hall, World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
When: Select Sundays, 1 pm – 3 pm
Price: 119 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Sep. 21: Andrea Robinson, Master Sommelier – Food and Wine Pairing 101

Oct. 5: Erika Davis, Graycliff Chocolatier – Chocolate

Oct. 19: Allen Susser, Chef Allen’s – Pickling 101

Nov. 2: Dale DeGroff, James Beard Award Winning Mixologist – I’ll’ Take Manhattans: History & Origin of Aromatic Bitters

Sunday Mornings with… – NEW!

Sweet Sundays has been replaced with this new experience! Enjoy a plated brunch accompanied by freshly baked breakfast breads and sparkling wine. The hosting chef will create three of their favorite desserts and you’ll get to sample them.

Where: Festival Welcome Center, Chef’s Showcase
When: Sundays, 10 am – 12 pm
Price: 99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Sep. 28: Gale Gand, TRU and SpriitzBurger, Chicago, IL

Oct. 5: Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, Baked, Brooklyn, NY

Oct. 12: Warren Brown, CakeLove, Washington, DC

Oct. 19: Buddy Valastro, Carlo’s Bakery, Hoboken, NJ

Oct. 26: Carla Hall, ABC’s The CHEW, New York, NY

Nov. 2: Keegan Gerhard, d-bar desserts, Denver, CO and San Diego, CA

Nov. 9: Alex Guarnaschelli, Butter, New York, NY

Food For Thought – NEW!

Replacing Kitchen Memories is Food For Thought. Guests will enjoy three menu items from the Chef’s cookbook while hearing the stories of foods being offered. Guests will also learning tips and techniques.

Where: Festival Welcome Center, Chef’s Showcase
When: Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am – 11:45 am
Price: 169 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Sep. 19: Norman Van Aken, Norman’s at The Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL

Sep. 26: Robert Irvine, Robert Irvine’s nosh, Bluffton, SC

Oct. 10: Andrew Zimmern, Andrew Zimmern’s Canteen , St. Louis Par, MN

Oct. 11: Jamie Deen, The Lady and Sons, Savannah, GA

Oct. 17: Rick Bayless, Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, Chicago, IL

Oct. 25: Bryan Voltaggio, VOLT Lunchbox/Range Family/Meal Aggio, Frederick, MD

Oct. 31: Cat Cora, Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora, Sentosa Island, Singapore

Cheese Seminars

Learn about cheese from experienced Fromagers. Featured cheese will be paired with selected wines or beers.

Where: Festival Welcome Center, Chef’s Showcase
When: Saturdays, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Price: 79 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Sep. 20: Max McCalman – English Cheese and American Wines

Sep. 27: Max MacCalman – United States Cheeses and Craft Beers

Oct. 4: Erin Hedley – France Cheeses and Wines

Oct. 18: Max McCalman – Spanish Cheese and Wines

Oct. 25: David Gremmels – United States Cheeses and Craft Beers

Nov. 1: Max McCalman – Italian Cheese and Wines

Nov. 8: Max McCalman – A Taste of Europe, Cheese and Wines

Mexican Tequila Lunch

Savor samples of tequila that complement a savory spread of Mexican regional cuisine as you learn about tequila history and production.

Where: La Hacienda de San Angel, Mexico
When: Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, 12 pm – 1:30 pm
Price: 75 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Festival Events in Italy

Italian Food and Beer Pairing

Pairing of authentic Italian dishes and refreshing Italian beers in a beautiful venue at Via Napoli.

Where: Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, Italy
When: Tuesdays; 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: 76 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Italian Food and Wine Pairing

Via Napoli’s chef will pair southern Italian with Italian wines to compliment the dishes.

Where: Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, Italy
When: Thursdays, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: 83 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Italian Regional Food and Wine Luncheon

Lunch where you’ll enjoy Italian wines paired with freshly prepared Italian dishes.

Where: Tutto Gusto, Italy
When: Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays, 12 pm – 2:30 pm
Price: 94 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Italian White Truffle Lunch

A 5-course meal featuring white truffles imported directly from Alba, Italy. Each course is paired with a Batisiolo wines from Piedmont.

Where: Tutto Italia Ristorante, Italy
When: Sunday, November 2, 12 pm – 3 pm
Price: 225 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Italian Truffle Dinner – NEW!

Enjoy a variety of regional Italian cuisine paired with wines. Each dish will be prepared with imported White Truffles.

Where: Tutto Italia Ristorante, Italy
When: Thursday, October 2, 9, 16 and 23, 6 pm – 9 pm
Price: 295 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Festival Events in France

Parisian Breakfast

Returning again this year! You’ll start your day with a Mimosa, freshly made baguettes, brioches and croissants, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and orange juice.

Where: Chefs de France, France
When: Saturdays, 9 am – 10:30 am
Price: 39 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

French Regional Lunches

Enjoy a 4-course lunch prepared by the chefs of Monsieur Paul and paired with regional wines.

Where: Monsieur Paul, France
When: Friday and Sundays, 12 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: 135 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Sep. 26: Champagne, Wayne Ballard (Presenter), Nicolas Feuillatte (Winery)

Sep. 28: Champagne, Wayne Ballard (Presenter), Nicolas Feuillatte (Winery)

Oct. 3: Côtes du Rhone, Lydia Tremble (Presenter), J.L. Colombo (Winery)

Oct. 5: Côtes du Rhone, Lydia Tremble (Presenter), J.L. Colombo (Winery)

Oct. 10: Tour de France, Jorge Hernandez (Presenter), JW Deutsch (Winery)

Oct. 12: Tour de France, Jorge Hernandez (Presenter), JW Deutsch (Winery)

Oct. 17: Bordeaux, Cedric Villars (Presenter), Les Domaines Barons de Rothschild – Lafite (Winery)

Oct. 19: Bordeaux, Cedric Villars (Presenter), Les Domaines Barons de Rothschild – Lafite (Winery)

Oct. 24: Champagne, Wayne Ballard (Presenter), Nicolas Feuillatte (Winery)

Oct. 26: Champagne, Wayne Ballard (Presenter), Nicolas Feuillatte (Winery)

Oct. 31: Burgandy, Gregory Patriat (Presenter), Boisset (Winery)

Nov. 2: Burgandy, Gregory Patriat (Presenter), Boisset (Winery)

Nov. 7: Alsace, Patrick Aledo (Presenter), Pierre Sparr (Winery)

Nov. 9: Alsace, Patrick Aledo (Presenter), Pierre Sparr (Winery)

Mixology Series: Shake and Indulge Like the French featuring Grand Marnier

As you enter you’ll be greeted with a Mimosa, followed by a tasting of Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge, Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach and Grand Marnier Titanium. Learn how to muddle and shake like pro! You’ll also enjoy desserts made with Valrhona chocolates.

Where: Monsieur Paul, France
When: Select Saturdays, 2:30 pm – 4 pm
Price: 55 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

The “Hibachi” Experience

This six-course interactive meal with feature Wagyu Beef prepared at your table. Each course will demonstrate cooking techniques and ingredients that are part of the art of Japanese Teppan cooking. Each course will be paired with a selected sake.

Where: Teppan Edo, Nihonbashi Dining Room, Japan
When: Tuesdays, Sep. 23 and 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, and Nov. 4, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Price: 120 Per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing – NEW!

The menu will feature food from the land and sea, paired with select wines.

Where: Spice Road Table, Morocco
When: Wednesdays, 1 pm – 3 pm
Price: 120 Per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Food & Wine Pairings

Sample three tasting-size portions of regional cuisines paired with wine. Featured wines and menu selections change daily.

Where: Tokyo Dining, Japan and Restaurant Marrakesh, Morocco
When: Japan: Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm; Morocco: Tuesdays, 3:30 pm – 5 pm
Price: 55 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Culinary Adventures in Signature Dining

The resident chef from a Signature restaurant at Walt Disney World Resort prepares a culinary experience while a hosting winery presents the accompanying wines.

Prices listed below are per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required for those within the theme park.

Sep. 27: Narcoosee’s; Dennis Thompason, Chef de Cuisine; 12 pm; 149

Sep. 27: Flying Fish Café; Tim Keating, Chef de Cuisine; 1 pm; 149

Sep. 30: Le Cellier Steakhouse; Al Youngman, Chef de Cuisine; 11:30 am; 109

Oct. 2: Jiko – The Cooking Place; Jon O’Brien, Chef; 6 pm; 199

Oct. 2: The Hollywood Brown Derby; Craig Schleider, Chef de Cuisine; 6 pm; 189

Oct. 2: The Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck Grand Café; Robert Leonardi, CCC Executive Chef; 6:30 pm; 110

Oct. 2: Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant; Master Chef Kevin Dundon; 6:30 pm; 140

Oct. 8: Flying Fish Café; Tim Keating; Chef de Cuisine; 6 pm; 189

Oct. 8: Fulton’s Crab House; Mark Boor, Chef; 6:30 pm; 100

Oct. 14: Le Cellier Steakhouse; Al Youngman, Chef de Cuisine; 11:30 am; 109

Oct. 16: The Hollywood Brown Derby; Craig Schleider, Chef de Cuisine; 6 pm; 189

Oct. 16: Yachtsman Steakhouse; Daniel Sicilia, Chef; 5:30 pm; 199

Oct. 22: Flying Fish Café; Tim Keating; Chef de Cuisine; 6 pm; 189

Oct. 23: California Grill;’ Brian Piasecki, Chef de Cuisine; 6 pm; 279

Oct. 23: Jiko – The Cooking Place; Jon O’Brien, Chef; 6 pm; 199

Oct. 24: Victoria & Albert’s; Scott Hunnel, Chef de Cuisine; 6:30 pm; 549

Oct. 30: The Wave… of American Flavors; Frank Brough, Chef de Cuisine; 6:30 pm; 159

Oct. 30: Flying Fish Café; Tim Keating; Chef de Cuisine; 6 pm; 189

Nov. 5: Flying Fish Café; Tim Keating; Chef de Cuisine; 6 pm; 189

Nov. 6: Portobello Country Italian Trattoria; Tony Mantuano, Executive Chef; 6:30 pm; 100

Nov. 8: Narcoosee’s; Dennis Thompason, Chef de Cuisine; 12 pm; 149

Party for the Senses

Mingle among more than tempting tasting stations at World ShowPlace Events Pavilion. You’ll be entertained by Cirque du Soleil. Guests will start off the evening with a reserved seat at the Eat to the Beat concert series. This year the event will featuring Disney Chefs from Around the World.

Choose from 3 different categories:

Wine View Lounge: Enjoy a private reserved table, entrance into World ShowPlace Events Pavilion 15 minutes before general admission, a specialty cocktail toast to begin your evening, a premium bar, an artisanal cheese station and more. Limited Availability. Check-in at Wine View Lounge check-in podium at World ShowPlace Events Pavilion.

Price: 299 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Reserved Seating: Enjoy a reserved table on the main floor, entrance into World ShowPlace Events Pavilion 15 minutes before general admission and a specialty cocktail toast to begin your evening. Limited Availability. Check-in at Wine View Lounge check-in podium at World ShowPlace Events Pavilion.

Price: 189 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

General Admission: Enjoy all of the sights, sounds and, of course, tastes that Party for the Senses has to offer as you explore more than 50 tasting stations throughout the event. Limited seating is available as you dine and sip your way through the evening. Check-in at World ShowPlace Events Pavilion.

Price: 149 per person, plus tax. Gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

Where: World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
When: Select Saturdays October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1; 7:30 pm – 10 pm (Wine View Lounge & Reserved Seating 7:15 pm – 10 pm)

Eat to the Beat Dining Packages – NEW!

On select nights, enjoy a meal and a concert. Packages include appetizer, entree, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage or one full buffet and guaranteed seating at the Eat to the Beat concert on that particular day. Guests will be given their concert show time at the restaurant. Epcot park admission is required.

Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
– Lunch: 45.99 adults; 13.99 kids
– Dinner: 56.99 adults; 17.99 kids

Coral Reef Restaurant
– Lunch: 55.99 adults; 14.99 kids
– Dinner 64.99 adults; 17.99 kids

Biergarten Restaurant
– Lunch: 34.99 adults; 18.99 kids
– Dinner: 52.99 adults; 28.99 kids

The Garden Grill Restaurant
– Dinner: 56.99 adults; 28.99 kids

Nine Dragons Restaurant
– Lunch: 39.99 adults; 12.99 kids
– Dinner: 49.99 adults; 16.99 kids

Restaurant Marrakesh
– Lunch: 39.99 adults; 14.99 kids
– Dinner: 49.99 adults; 17.99 kids

San Angel Inn Restaurante
– Lunch: 50.30 adults; 14.50 kids
– Dinner: 63.60 adults; 16.75 kids

Via Napoli Restaurante e Pizzeria
– Lunch: 40.99 adults; 13.99 kids
– Dinner: 52.99 adults; 17.99 kids

Les Chefs de France
– Lunch: 59.99 adults; 15,99 kids
– Dinner: 74.99 adults; 21.99 kids

Tokyo Dining
– Lunch: 59.99 adults; 15,99 kids
– Dinner: 69.99 adults; 18.99 kids

Teppan Edo
– Lunch: 59.99 adults; 15,99 kids
– Dinner: 69.99 adults; 18.99 kids

Tutto Italia Ristorante
– Lunch: 54.99 adults; 14,99 kids
– Dinner: 66.99 adults; 18.99 kids

La Hacienda de San Angel
– Dinner: 67.50 adults; 16.75 kids

Please note: Prices do not include tax and gratuity. Disney Dining Plan credits can be redeemed and requires two tables services credits for Plus Dine and Deluxe Dine, and one credit for Premium and Platinum packages.

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