Epcot Food and Wine Festival – Premium Events at Walt Disney World Restaurants

Epcot Food and Wine Festival - Premium Events

While there are plenty of events included with Epcot admission for the 21st Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, this year’s “premium events” include some don’t-miss options.

Reservations open to the General Public for booking on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7 a.m. ET. (Chase Disney Visa  cardholders, Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club member can book with limited availability beginning 7 a.m. July 19.) Call 1-407-WDW-FEST (407-939-3378). Additionally, many events can be booked online at epcotfoodfestival.com. Please note that these special events and experiences require additional admission fees. Space is limited, so be sure to book in advance.

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Premium Events at Epcot Restaurants Include:

Mexico Pavilion Events Italy Pavilion Events France Pavilion Events Japan Pavilion Events Morocco Pavilion Events

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Premium Events at Restaurants Throughout Walt Disney World Resort Include:

Dining Events at Signature Resorts

Culinary Adventures in Signature Dining

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events at Mexico Pavilion

Mexican Tequila Lunch

Lunch featuring delicious dishes from Mexico plus tequila selections promised to be a fun and unique experience.

Where: La Hacienda de San Angel, Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion
When: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $85 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are: 

  • September 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30
  • October 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
  • November 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events at Italy Pavilion

Italian Food & Wine vs. Beer Pairing

Via Napoli will host a pairing of 5 Italian food courses with both beer and wine.

Where: Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, Epcot’s Italy Pavilion
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $88 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme Park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 20, 22, 27, 29
  • October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
  • November 1, 3, 8, 10

Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon

Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar will showcase 5 trio courses paired with a variety of regional Italian wines.

Where: Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar at Tutto Italia Ristorante, Epcot’s Italy Pavilion
When: Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $99 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme Park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30
  • October 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28 and 31
  • November 2, 4, 7, 9, 11

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events at France Pavilion

Parisian Breakfast

Jet off to Paris for your breakfast. This buffet meal will feature baguettes, meats and cheeses, plus mimosas, coffee, tea, orange juice and chocolat chaud (French hot chocolate). Try a little of everything as you explore the delicious treats from France.

Where: Chefs de France, Epcot’s France Pavilion
When: Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 am
Cost: $40 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 24
  • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • November 5, 12

French Family Meal Traditions

Take a trip back home where each week one of Monsieur Paul’s chefs will prepare a favorite meal from their childhood just like their mothers and grandmothers made for generations before them using timeless, traditional Le Creuset cast iron pots to serve family style, paired with perfect wines.

Where: Monsieur Paul, Epcot’s France Pavilion
When: Select Fridays and Sundays 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $95 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • October 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
  • November 4, 6, 11, 13

The Parisian Afternoon, Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles!

Come relax and recharge at Mr. Paul and discover snacking in the Parisian style.

Where: Monsieur Paul, Epcot’s France Pavilion
When: Select Saturdays 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $55 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • November 5, 12

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events at Japan Pavilion

The “Hibachi” Experience

This dinner features Teppan Edo chefs showcasing their Japanese Teppan cooking techniques. A five course meal is both delicious and interactive. Specially selected sake parings will be offered after each course.

Where: Teppan Edo, Epcot’s Japan Pavilion
When: Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $160 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 20, 27
  • October 4, 11, 18, 25
  • November 1, 8

Japanese Craft Beer Tasting

Enjoy Izakaya style sampling of six Japanese craft beers paired with six Japanese foods in an outdoor deck setting

Where: Katsura Garden Deck, Epcot’s Japan Pavilion
When: Select Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $60 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 21, 28
  • October 5, 12, 19, 26
  • November 2, 9

Tokyo Pairing

Enjoy three unique style pairing of food, sake and beverages featuring sushi, tuna, shrimp and assorted tempura with scallops and lobster. Continue with classic Edo style duck breast and wheat soba and finish with sukiyaki wagyu and grilled tofu.

Where: Tokyo Dining, Epcot’s Japan Pavilion
When: Thursdays 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $150 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 15, 22, 29
  • October 6, 13, 20, 27
  • November 3, 10

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events at Morocco Pavilion

Mediterranean Food and Wine Pairing

Discover the magic of Mediterranean dining with cuisine from both land and sea paired with selected wines.

Where: Spice Road Table, Epcot’s MoroccoPavilion
When: Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $65 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
  • October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31
  • November 2, 7, 9, 14

Moroccan Food & Wine Pairing

Discover three regional wines with tasting-size portions of cuisine.

Where: Restaurant Marrakesh, Epcot’s Morocco Pavilion
When: Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $62 per person plus tax. Gratuity included. Theme park admission is required.

2016 Dates are:

  • September 20, 27
  • October 4, 11, 18, 25
  • November 1, 8

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Dining Events at Disney Resorts – NEW!

Attend delectable events while getting an insider look into culinary magic, mixology and practical science at the Disney Resorts hotels for the first time ever.

Brunch with a Twist at Disney’s Grand Floridian

Treat your taste buds to a deluxe brunch featuring 5 world-class courses prepared by Disney’s elite team of master chefs.

Where: Disney’s Grand Floridian

The Secrets of Flavor

Discover how sensory memory plays a part in determining our favorite foods at this informative 4-course lunch.

Behind the Scenes at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

Learn how to mix tropical cocktails as well as the history behind Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto.

Where: Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Culinary Adventures in Signature Dining

Savor magical, memorable meals at Signature restaurants across Walt Disney World Resort during the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. The resident or celebrity chef prepares a magnificent culinary experience while explaining technique, menu choice, and wine pairings. The meal will be paired with specially selected wines from a hosting winery. More than 30 dinners will be featured throughout the festival!

Locations, prices and times vary. Prices are per, person plus tax. Gratuity included. Advance reservations are needed as these Epcot Food and Wine Festival events will fill up quickly. When applicable, theme park admission is required.

  • The BOATHOUSE – Chef Robert Getchell
    Disney Springs
    September 15, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
    $150 per person
  • ESPN Club– Chef Paul Napoli
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    September 20, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
    $119 per person
  • Narcoossee’s – Chef Lawrence Searl
    Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
    September 24, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
    $199 per person
  • Jiko – The Cooking Place – Chef Daniel Sicilia
    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
    September 24, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
    $199 per person
  • ESPN Club– Chef Paul Napoli
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    September 27, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
    $119 per person
  • Portobello Country Italian Tattoria – Chef Tony Mantuano
    Disney Springs
    September 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
    $110 per person
  • ESPN Club– Chef Paul Napoli
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    October 4, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
    $119 per person
  • Trattoria al Forno – Chef Christian Rumpler
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    October 5, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
    $139 per person
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse – Chef Joseph Haverlin
    October 6, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
    $229 per person
  • Artist Point – Chef Michael Gonsalvez
    Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
    October 8, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
    $169 per person
  • Contemporary Cafering Chef’s Table
    Featuring Chefs Frank Brough, Catering Chef de Cuisine
    Disney’s Contemporary Resort
    October 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
    $259 per person
  • Raglan Road – Master Chef Kevin Dundon
    Disney Springs
    October 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
    $177 per person
  • The Hollywood Brown Derby – Chef Craig Schleider and The Derby Chefs
    Disney’s Hollywood Studios
    October 20, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
    $199 per person
  • Victoria and Albert’s – Executive Chef Scott Hunnel
    Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
    October 21, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
    $600 per person
  • The Wave… of American Flavors – Chef de Cuisine Russell Palmer
    Disney’s Contemporary Resort
    October 26, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
    $169 per person
  • Flying Fish Cafe – Chef Tim Majoras
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    October 27, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
    $199 per person
  • California Grill – Chef de Cuisine Dennis Thompson
    Disney’s Contemporary Resort
    October 27, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
    $319 per person
  • Afternoon Tea at Crescent Solarium – Chef Lorene Vanetti
    Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts
    October 28, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
    $79 per person
  • Trattoria al Forno – Chef Christian Rumpler
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    November 2, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
    $139 per person
  • Flying Fish Cafe – Chef Tim Majoras
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    November 3, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
    $199 per person
  • Trattoria al Forno – Chef Christian Rumpler
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    November 10, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
    $169 per person
  • Flying Fish Cafe – Chef Tim Majoras
    Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    November 10, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
    $199 per person
  • Jiko – The Cooking Place – Chef Daniel Sicilia
    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
    November 12, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
    $199 per person

Call your travel agent or contact The Magic For Less Travel at (888) 330-6201 to book your Walt Disney World stay during this event.

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