2014 Festival Fine Dining

Travel around the globe on tour of tasty proportions during a series of fine dining events set throughout Walt Disney World Resort.

World ShowPlace Pavilion Events

Celebrate epicurean excellence with dazzling parties, tantalizing tastings, spectacular desserts and, perhaps best of all, a boost to your culinary skillset!

Best in “Show”

Take in the best of World ShowPlace events, from partying under the lights to stepping behind the kitchen counter.

Journey to the past to discover dishes inspired by the man himself, Walt Disney. Savor sumptuous bites—sweet and savory—from celebrated chefs. And tighten your apron strings as you embark on culinary training.

They’re all spectacular events… be sure to take advantage of them all!

Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Party for the Senses

Feast on this flavorsome tribute to the sensory arts as you peruse through savory and sweet selections at more than 50 tempting tasting stations. Check back soon for more on this upcoming event!

Let Our Chefs Be Your Guide

Come along on a grand culinary tour, as led by many of the most revered minds behind the world of fine dining!

At Party for the Senses featuring Disney Chefs Around the World, you can set out on a culinary journey like no other—one that guides Guests like you through tastes and techniques from the United States, Europe, Asia and beyond.

Follow along as the pros direct you from station to station, and show you samples of cuisine that best represents their culture—as well as the Disney Parks and Resorts they call home!

Party for the Senses featuring Disney Chefs Around the World
World ShowPlace Events Pavilion
October 25, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Take Your Pick from a Trio of Paths

Choose from 3 different ways to enjoy the party—each one providing its own unique outlook. However you choose to attend, you can rest assured: this is one culinary excursion you won’t soon forget!

Category #1: Vine View Lounge
Attend Party for the Senses in style with early entry to the event at 7:15 PM, a private reserved table, premium bar access, an artisanal cheese station and a specialty cocktail toast to kick off the evening, along with all the other favors this occasion has to offer!

$299 per Guest. Limited availability. Check in at the Wine View Lounge registration podium.

Category #2: Reserved Seating
Experience a premium evening with early entry to the event at 7:15 PM, a reserved table on the main floor and a specialty cocktail toast to ring in the festivities, in addition to everything else that makes Party for the Senses such a smash to attend!

$189 per Guest. Limited availability. Check in at the Wine View Lounge registration podium.

Category #3: General Admission
Indulge in the sights, sounds and, of course, tastes as you explore more than 50 tasting stations on the floor. Limited seating may be available as you dine and sip your way through an unforgettable evening.

$149 per Guest. Check in at World ShowPlace Events Pavilion.

Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Plus tax, gratuity included. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events and entertainment are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

3D Disney Dessert Discovery

Dive into every dessert lover’s dream and indulge your sweet tooth with a gaggle of goodies at a “3D” experience sure to please all five of your senses. Check back soon for more on this upcoming event!

Boot Camp Series

Get in culinary shape fast with intense basic training that will help you step it up in the kitchen and tackle epicurean challenges you never thought possible.

Explore Your Inner Chef

Set out on an interactive adventure to sharpen your abilities in the worlds of cuisine and libation.

During the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Boot Camp Series, discover the inspiration to create over the course of a 2-hour instruction from a prestigious expert. Get ready to grow your culinary confidence!

Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in all that tickles your palate—the revelations will leave you hungry for more!

New! Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Boot Camp Series
Epcot, World ShowPlace Events Pavilion East Hall
Select Sundays, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
$119 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included with event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events, artists and chefs are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Choose Your “Drill Sergeant”

From salty and sweet to aromatic bitters, take your pick from 5 different epicurean boot camps to join. Every one of these presenters is ready to see your skills soar to new heights!

  • Food and Wine Pairings 101
    Hosted by Andrea Robinson
    Master Sommelier
    September 21, 2014
  • Chocolate
    Hosted by Erika Davis
    Graycliff Chocolatier
    October 5, 2014
  • Cake Decorating
    Hosted by Gabrielle Parisi
    Carlo’s Bakery
    Hoboken, NJ
    October 12, 2014
  • Pickling 101
    Hosted by Allen Susser
    Chef Allen’s
    Hollywood, FL
    October 19, 2014

World Showcase Dining Events

Experience a world tour of eclectic cultures and dynamic flavors during a diverse assortment of highly themed dining events.

Premium Dining

Prepare for a magnificent feast as chefs carefully craft menus and create decadent dining experiences. Indulge in many kinds of tastes.

Each event is unique—from the décor and ambiance to every last bite you take. Designed to whisk you into an epicurean experience that’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate, they hit the mark each time!

Choose one or enjoy them all.—they’re worth every sip and bite!

Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Parisian Breakfast

Say “au revoir” to jet lag on a morning trip to France where you can transform an ordinary opportunity for breakfast into an impressive Parisian affair.

Breakfast in Paris

Bubble away with mimosa, tuck into just-baked baguettes, rich brioches and golden croissants. Sip away at unlimited coffee—make it “au lait!”—or enjoy tea, steaming cups of chocolat chaud (French-style hot chocolate) and freshly-squeezed orange juice too.

At this sophisticated buffet, the hand-shaped baguettes have been made from scratch. Try them fresh from the oven with butter and Bonne Maman confiture (fruit preserve)—it’s what the French call a tartine. In the mood for something savory? Find flavorful meats and cheeses that are a must-do. And don’t be afraid to mix something sweet with something savory. Pain au Chocolat? Slice of brie? Just say “Oui!”

Why not try a little of everything? This may be the most delicious French breakfast on this side of the Atlantic!

Parisian Breakfast
Chefs de France, France at Epcot
Saturdays
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
$39 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

French Regional Lunches

Transport yourself to the countryside of France as you indulge in a tantalizing 4-course lunch and savor the culinary treasures that French cuisine has to offer.

Bon Appetit

Indulge in a tantalizing 4-course lunch inspired by a different region of France, paired with vineyard wines.

Each week, delight in a menu of poetic flavor sensations that invite you to discover the warmth and richness of French cuisine—including artfully prepared sauces, succulent meats, regional cheeses and decadent desserts. And, sip wine and learn about its origins from a visiting winery principal.

From the decoration of the plates and the ingredients that come into play—to each unforgettable bite you take… you’ll be saying, “Magnifique!”

Monsieur Paul, France at Epcot
Fridays and Sundays
12:00 PM to 3:30 PM
$135 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

New! Italian White Truffle & Wine Pairing Dinner

Explore one of the world’s most prized delicacies at a luxurious 5-course dinner—one immersed within the opulent atmosphere of an Italian summer villa.

Truffle Lovers Indulge

Savor your way through a lavish menu of gastronomic joy where white truffles are showcased with skill and creativity.

During this opulent 5-course Italian dinner, a variety of regional Italian wines have been selected to pair perfectly with each fragrant dish featuring white truffles. Prepare to experience aromas and tastes like never before—while only a select variety of truffles are prized in the world, even fewer are as highly sought after as the whites!

NEW! Italian White Truffle & Wine Pairing Dinner
Tutto Italia Ristorante, Italy at Epcot
Select Thursdays October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
$295 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Italian White Truffle Lunch

Charm your desire for first-class food experiences with the electrifying tastes and textures of white truffles at a one-time-only lunch event at Tutto Italia Ristorante.

A Luxurious Affair

Please your penchant for first-class food experiences with a 5-course Italian meal featuring a gastronomical jewel. Behold the white truffle!

Each delectable dish showcases white truffles—imported directly from Alba, Italy—to create sensational flavor combinations. Paired side-by-side with Batasiolo wines hailing from Piedmont, each mouthwatering course is an unforgettable culinary experience.

Don’t miss the chance to pleasure your palate at this one-time-only lunch event!

Italian White Truffle Lunch
Tutto Italia Ristorante, Italy at Epcot
Sunday November 2, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
$225 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Italian Food & Wine Pairing

From the top of the boot to the bottom, tour the Italian countryside through Southern Italian cooking and fine wine—each plate perfectly composed and presented.

Voyage to the South

Set out on a sumptuous 4-course exploration of Southern Italy’s hearty dishes and regional wines. It’s a perfect way to experience old-world charm.

At the Italian Food and Wine Pairing, the menu builds on the classics with true innovative spirit—each plate perfectly composed. Paired with wines to complement each dish, it’s a sophisticated, hand-crafted Italian meal. From flavor-infused appetizers and heart-warming entrees to decadent desserts—this is an exciting epicurean journey you’ll want to take!

Italian Food and Wine Pairing
Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, Italy @ Epcot
Thursdays
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
$83 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon

Enter a quaint, cozy wine cellar and enlighten your outlook on Italian cuisine with a showcase of the nations’ regional wines paired with fresh cooking techniques.

A Treasure Trove of Wine

Enter a quaint, cozy wine cellar for a grand Italian luncheon where food and wine come together in perfect harmony. Within the stone walls, marvel at the brick archways and hanging chandeliers as your chef prepares a purely authentic meal.

The delightful 4-course menu is comprised of a careful selection of dishes, created with a fusion of flavors. Offering ingredients sourced across Italy and regional specialties, all 4 courses are paired with select wines from the cellar—each chosen for its distinct flavor and ability to capture the essence of Italy.

Indulge your senses at this charming luncheon!

Italian Regional Food and Wine Pairing Luncheon
Tutto Gusto at Tutto Italia Ristorante, Italy at Epcot
Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays
12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
$94 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in the price of the event. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Subject to availability.

Italian Food & Beer Pairing

Voyage to an Italian villa—much like those found in Naples, Italy—for an authentic Italian lunch, served with carefully selected craft beer. Delizioso!

A Well-Crafted Culinary Experience

Discover cuisine bursting with the true flavors of Italy, as each dish is paired with an Italian beer.

Your scrumptious 4-course menu includes a host of craft beers specially chosen to balance the chef’s original style, as well as the heritage of the dishes being served. This is your chance to savor some of Italy’s most renowned beers, taste Italian cuisine and explore its regional gastronomic identity!

Italian Food and Beer Pairing
Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, Italy at Epcot
Tuesdays
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
$76 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Japanese Food & Wine Pairing

Come delight in dishes—both hot and cold—as you celebrate the marriage of sake with a 3-course meal of elegant Japanese cuisine. Every plate is a work of art!

Every Plate Is a Work of Art

Delight in hot and cold dishes with an array of delicious flavors that exemplifies Japan’s artful culinary presentations.

At this 3-course Japanese dining event, enjoy a series of tasty culinary surprises—showcasing vibrant culinary techniques and wonderfully creative dishes—all while your engaging host conveys the finer points of the sake complimenting each dish.

Don’t miss this culinary exploration into Japan that is as informative as it is flavorful!

Japanese Food & Wine Pairing
Tokyo Dining, Japan at Epcot
Thursdays
3:30 PM to 4:45 PM
$55 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

The “Hibachi” Experience

Watch chefs slice, dice and spin your dinner into the air to prepare a sizzling Japanese feast right before your eyes! It’s as memorable as it is delicious.

A Personal Chef at Your Table

Engage with entertaining Teppan chefs during a 5-course showcase that’s as memorable as it is delicious!

Sip on sake specially selected for each course—one featuring Wagyu beef—all while simmering in the comparative cooking techniques and tastes each chef exhibits.

Teppan Edo, Japan at Epcot
Nihonbashi Dining Room
September 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28 and November 4, 2014
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
$120 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in the price of the event. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Subject to availability.

Mexican Tequila Lunch

Say “olé!” as you head south of the border for a lunch featuring a fiesta of flavors and the authentic taste of Latin America’s most popular spirits.

1 Tequila, 2 Tequila, 3 Tequila… More!

Imbibe on the zippy spices of gourmet Mexican cuisine and a diverse series of tequila pairings.

The menu offers a range of tequila selections with each one chosen to complement several flavorful regional dishes of Mexico. This is a spirited food adventure that goes far beyond a taco—and will have you singing, “olé!”

Mexican Tequila Lunch
La Hacienda de San Angel, Mexico at Epcot
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
$75 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in the price of the event. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Subject to availability.

New! Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing

Indulge your senses with a menu inspired by the spice trades of Asia, Africa and Europe as you sip from fine wines and delight in views of shimmering waters.

Romance in the Spice

Discover the sensuality of dishes created with Mediterranean and Moroccan inspiration as you pair them with fine wines. Immerse yourself in the surroundings—beautiful Moroccan tile-work and tapestries.

During this Mediterranean dining event, delight in views of shimmering waters as you’re treated to tastings from both land and sea—carefully and artistically prepared—all while sipping from wines, perfectly selected to pair with each fragrant bite. Between the exotic flavors and vibrant décor, you’ll feel as if you’ve been magically transported to the Moroccan seashore!

New! Mediterranean Food and Wine Pairing
Spice Road Table, Morocco at Epcot
Wednesdays
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
$55 per Guest

Plus tax and gratuity. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Moroccan Food & Wine Pairing

Feel as if you’ve traveled to a faraway world as you dine in palace-like opulence for an exotic 3-course tasting—it’s a feast for each of your senses.

A Feast for All Senses

Be awe-inspired by vibrant surroundings and Moroccan cuisine shaped by more than a dozen spices, herbs and aromatics.

At this 3-course dining event, treat yourself to a series of authentic dishes—each with soulful, robust flavor profiles—all while sipping and learning about carefully selected wines not commonly found in the Unites States.

You won’t want to miss the chance to tantalize your taste buds with an epicurean adventure into Morocco!

Moroccan Food and Wine Pairing
Restaurant Marrakesh, Morocco at Epcot
Tuesdays
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
$55 per Guest

Plus tax; gratuity included. Admission to Epcot is required and not included in event price. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Culinary Adventures in Signature Dining

Treat yourself to unique dining experiences from a stellar line-up of resident chefs preparing culinary delights to entice the senses.

Reserve a Place to Delight Your Palate

Savor specialty creations by the talented minds behind many signature Walt Disney World Resort restaurants. Each meal is carefully crafted to delight your taste buds while you soak up the atmosphere, for a fully immersive sensory experience.

Dreamed up by these culinary wizards, these delicacies will be complimented by specially selected wines from a hosting winery to accompany your magical meal.

Make a Reservation Today!
Call (407) 939-3378 starting July 31, 2014 to book a spot at Signature Dining experiences at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival—taking place from September 27 to November 8, 2014.

Prices are per person plus tax, gratuity included. Advanced reservations are highly recommended, as these events will fill up quickly. Guests under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian permission to call.

Narcoossee’s – Dennis Thompson, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
September 27, 2014
12:00 PM
$149

Flying Fish Café
Tim Keating, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
September 27, 2014
1:00 PM
$149

Le Cellier Steakhouse
Al Youngman, Chef de Cuisine

Canada, Epcot
September 30, 2014
11:30 AM
$109

Jiko – The Cooking Place
Jon O’Brien, Chef

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
October 2, 2014
6:00 PM
$199

The Hollywood Brown Derby
Craig Schleider, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s Hollywood Studios
October 2, 2014
6:00 PM
$189

The Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck® Grand Café
Robert Leonardi CCC, Executive Chef

Downtown Disney West Side
October 2, 2014
6:30 PM
$110

Raglan Road™ Irish Pub & Restaurant
Master Chef Kevin Dundon

Downtown Disney Pleasure Island
October 2, 2014
6:30 PM
$177

Flying Fish Café
Tim Keating, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
October 8, 2014
6:00 PM
$189

Fulton’s Crab House
Mark Boor, Executive Chef

Downtown Disney Marketplace
October 8, 2014
6:30 PM
$100

Le Cellier Steakhouse
Al Youngman, Chef de Cuisine

Canada, Epcot
October 14, 2014
11:30 AM
$109

The Hollywood Brown Derby
Craig Schleider, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s Hollywood Studios
October 16, 2014
6:00 PM
$189

Yachtsman Steakhouse
Daniel Sicilia, Chef

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
October 16, 2014
5:00 PM
$199

Flying Fish Café
Tim Keating, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
October 22, 2014
6:00 PM
$189

California Grill
Brian Piasecki, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s Contemporary Resort
October 23, 2014
6:30 PM
$279

Jiko – The Cooking Place
Jon O’Brien, Chef

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
October 23, 2014
6:00 PM
$199

Victoria & Albert’s
Scott Hunnel, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
October 24, 2014
6:30 PM
$549

The Wave… of American Flavors
Frank Brough, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s Contemporary Resort
October 30, 2014
6:30 PM
$159

Flying Fish Café
Tim Keating, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
October 30, 2014
6:00 PM
$189

Flying Fish Café
Tim Keating, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
November 5, 2014
6:00 PM
$189

Portobello Country Italian Trattoria
Tony Mantuano, Executive Chef

Downtown Disney Marketplace
November 6, 2014
6:30 PM
$100

Narcoossee’s
Dennis Thompson, Chef de Cuisine

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
November 8, 2014
12:00 PM
$149

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