Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival | March 4 – April 26, 2022

 

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is a unique festival presented annually, in the Spring.  The festival includes tastings, seminars, culinary demonstrations, unique dining experiences, musical performances, and more.

Admission – The California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is included with regular Disney California Adventure park admission. Some experiences and offerings will have an additional fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or over to participate in some events; valid ID required. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.

Reservations for Beverage Seminars, Special Meals and Celebrity Kitchen experiences during the California Adventure Food and Wine Festival can be made by calling (714) 781-DINE.

Annual Passholders’ Perks – Exclusive daily activities, buttons, and photo opportunities.

Demonstrations Seminars Dinners & Entertainment

Food & Wine Festival Marketplace Kiosk and Booth Menus

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Seminars, Entertainment, & More!

Culinary Demonstrations

There are a number of opportunities to watch some of the best chefs out there create their special dishes and kitchen hacks that will amaze! These culinary demonstrations are held at the Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land during the weekends of Disney California Adventure’s Food & Wine Festival. Guests do not need to pay a fee or reserve a space to attend the demonstrations. Additional event details can be found posted outside of the stage area.

Culinary Demonstrations with Disney Chefs

Saturday, March 5: Stephanie Yee, Pastry Sous Chef
Sunday, March 6: Toby Hollis, Disney California Adventure Park Chef
Saturday, March 12: Brenden Neumayr, Elena Aranda, Alexander Fuentz Cardenas, Angie Arenas; Festivals Beverage Team
Saturday, March 19: Marcel St. Pierre, Chef de Cuisine
Sunday, March 20: Marcel St. Pierre, Chef de Cuisine
Saturday, March 26: Chris Maggetti, Executive Chef
Sunday, March 27: Moises Carranza, Festivals Chef
Saturday, April 2: Alex Flores, Chef de Cuisine
Sunday, April 3: Gracie Gomez, Pastry Sous Chef
Saturday, April 9: Markus Meza, Candy Maker
Sunday, April 10: Markus Meza, Candy Maker
Saturday, April 23: John State, Culinary Director
Sunday, April 24: Christina Orejel, Pastry Sous Chef

Culinary Demonstrations with Visiting Chefs

Saturday, March 5: Chef Steve Kling
Sunday, March 6: Chef Soon Teoh & Khim Teoh
Saturday, March 12: Chef Wing Lam
Sunday, March 13: Chef Jamie Gwen
Sunday, March 13: Rafael Molina
Saturday, March 19: Chef Bret Thompson
Sunday, March 20: Chef Shaun O’Neale
Saturday, March 26: Chef Alejandra Tapia
Sunday, March 27: Chef Omar Fierro
Saturday, April 2: Chef Michael Rossi
Sunday, April 3: Chef Rich Sweeney
Saturday, April 9: Chef Shachi Mehra
Sunday, April 10: Chef Justin Warner
Saturday, April 16: Chef Ernie Alvarado
Saturday, April 16: Chef Paolo Dunga
Sunday, April 17: Chef Jet Tila
Sunday, April 17: Chef Paolo Dunga
Saturday, April 23: Chef Kevin Bludso
Sunday, April 24: Chef Nyesha Arrington

Culinary Demonstrations with Festival Sponsors

March 12 – 13: California Milk Advisory Board
April 2 – 3: California Milk Advisory Board
April 16 – 17: Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co.®
April 23 – 24: National Geographic

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Seminars

During the Food and Wine Festival guests can attend education and tasting seminars to learn from some of the best wine makers, brew masters, sommeliers, and more! These events do require reservations as it is a separately ticketed event. Tickets are $25.00 (tax included) per person, per event. Guests are welcome to purchase their tickets the day of the event, however do to the limited space advanced reservations are recommended.

Seminars are approximately 45 minutes long. Guests must provide a valid government photo-ID to enter, and no one under the age of 21 (with or without a parent/guardian) is allowed to enter. Check in begins 15 minutes prior to start time.

Sommelier Series

Thursday, March 10: Beekeeper Cellars
Thursday, March 17: Brewer-Clifton Winery
Thursday, April 7: Disney Sommelier Arielle Harris
Thursday, April 21: Disney Sommelier Eri Horii

Wine Seminars

Saturday, March 5: Brown Estate
Sunday, March 6: Brown Estate
Saturday, March 12: Silver Oak & Twomey
Sunday, March 13: Silver Oak & Twomey
Satuday, March 19: Avensole Winery
Sunday, March 20: Akash Winery
Saturday, March 26: Hill Family Estate
Sunday, March 27: Hill Family Estate
Saturday, April 2: MacMurray Ranch
Sunday, April 3: MacMurray Ranch
Saturday, April 9: Skywalker Vineyards
Sunday, April 10: Skywalker Vineyards
Saturday, April 16: Silverado Vineyards
Sunday, April 17: Silverado Vineyards
Saturday, April 23: McBride Sisters
Sunday, April 24: McBride Sisters

Beer Seminars

Friday, March 4: Crowns & Hops
Friday, March 18: Calidad Beer
Friday, April 1: Karl Strauss
Friday, April 15: Karl Strauss

Mixology Seminars

Saturday, March 5: Disney Mixology featuring Lamplight Lounge
Sunday, March 6: Disney Mixology featuring Lamplight Lounge
Saturday, March 12: Maker’s Mark
Sunday, March 13: Maker’s Mark
Saturday, March 19: Disney Mixology featuring Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar
Sunday, March 20: Disney Mixology featuring Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar
Saturday, March 26: Strongwater Anaheim
Sunday, March 27: Strongwater Anaheim
Saturday, April 2: Disney Mixology featuring Hollywood Lounge
Sunday, April 3: Disney Mixology featuring Hollywood Lounge
Saturday, April 9: Shadow Ridge Distillery
Sunday, April 10: Shadow Ridge Distillery
Saturday, April 16: Disney Mixology featuring Magic Key Terrace
Sunday, April 17: Disney Mixology featuring Magic Key Terrace
Saturday, April 23: Portuguese Bend Distillery
Sunday, April 24: Portuguese Bend Distillery

Dinners & Entertainment

Carthay Circle Winemaker Reception
Much like the Winemaker Dinner, this reception has a special menu with items that compliment the night’s wine selection. There are 3 different nights to attend this event. Each reception will have a different wine list provided by different vineyards. It is highly recommended that reservations be made in advance due to limited seating. Tickets are $140 per person – plus tax and gratuity for each night. Guests must be 21 years of age to attend, and present a valid government photo ID upon entry.
Friday March 4, 2022 | 7:00pm | Brown Estate (with Coral Brown)
Friday March 18, 2022 | 7:00pm | Le Artishasic (with Sommelier Chris Hoel and Artie Johnson)
Friday April 8, 2020 | 7:00pm | Skywalker Vineyards (with Tom Johnson)

Disney Culinary Adventure Tour
This is a walking tour that gives a look into the entire planning process and execution of Disney California Adventure’s Food & Wine Festival. Get a close up look at Disneyland’s Special Events Kitchen and enjoy participating in a cooking demonstration. The Culinary Adventure Tours will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the festival and last 90 minutes. Tickets are $99.00 per person – plus tax. Guests will meet at the entrance of the Carthay Circle Theater 15 minutes prior to the start time. Tour dates are as follows:
March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26
April 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16

Family Offerings

Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Unbirthday Party

Sweet treat decorating awaits you at Alice’s Wonderland Bakery, featuring special guest chefs at the Hollywood Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land.

See Goofy the Chef at the Hollywood Backlot

Head to the Hollywood Backlot for an encounter with Goofy the chef! Stop by to say hi!

Jammin’ Chefs

The talented Jammin’ Chefs serve up tasty rhythms with pots and pans in Hollywood Land! Even Chip ‘n’ Dale will get in to the mix!

Live Festival Music

Enjoy musical styles by outstanding bands that share a passion for creativity and original sounds.

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Marketplace Kiosks & Booths Menus

Avocado Time

Food

  • Petite Avocado Impossible Burger with dairy-free pepper jack
  • Frozen Guacamole: Avocado paleta with lime crema, pico de gallo, and chile-lime seasoning

Beverages

  • Ruby Grapefruit Sparkling Beverage: Grapefruit juice, raspberry syrup, agave nectar, and Topo Chico mineral water (non-alcoholic)
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

Berry Patch

Food

  • Strawberry Cheesecake with lemon Chantilly  (New)
  • Blueberry-Buttermilk Pie  (New)

Beverages

  • Cherry-Chocolate-Mint Dessert Cocktail: Vodka, crème de menthe liqueur, cherry, chocolate syrup, coconut cream, and heavy whipping cream (New)
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

California Craft Brews

Food

  • IPA Sausage Dog on a soft pretzel roll with onion-pepper Jardinière, cheddar cheese sauce, and malt vinegar-jalapeño crunch  (New)

Beverages

  • Mexican Style Lager
  • Pilsner
  • Sour
  • Hefeweizen
  • Tropical Wheat
  • Witbier
  • Gose
  • Fruited India Pale Ale
  • Imperial Red India Pale Ale
  • Hazy Double India Pale Ale
  • Bright & Balanced Beer Flight
  • Bigger & Bolder Beer Flight
  • Boysenberry Lemonade Hard Seltzer
  • Hard Cider
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

Cluck-a-Doodle-Moo

Food

  • Ranch Wings with hot sauce drizzle
  • French Onion Grilled Beef Tenderloin Slider: Grilled beef tenderloin topped with a Gruyère cheese sauce and caramelized onions served on an onion roll

Beverages

  • Blackberry-Lavender Lemonade: Blackberry, pineapple juice, lavender syrup, and lemon juice (non-alcoholic)
  • IPA
  • DIPA
  • Belgian Style White
  • Lemonade Lager
  • Sampler Beer Flight
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

D•Lish

Food:

  • Black & Tan Beef Potato Puffs: Karl Strauss Wreck Alley stout gravy and lager micro sponge
  • Cubano Slider: Slow-roasted mustard-crusted pork and sliced smoked ham with melted swiss cheese and slice of pickle served on a Hawaiian roll

Beverages:

  • Central California Cooler: Peach, apple, orange, and lemon juice (non-alcoholic)
  • Chocolate Marshmallow Cold Brew Cocktail: Irish whiskey, Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Coffee, chocolate syrup, almond milk, and toasted marshmallow (New)
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm

Garlic Kissed

Food

  • Grilled Top Sirloin with roasted garlic-Gruyère smashed potatoes and black garlic chimichurri  (New)
  • Carbonara-Garlic Mac & Cheese with peppered bacon

Beverages

  • Rosemary Bitter Orange Mule: Vodka, Aperol, orange juice, lime juice, rosemary syrup, and ginger beer (New)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

Golden Dreams

Food

  • Honey-Orange-glazed Salmon Salad with citrus vinaigrette  (New)
  • Mango-Carrot Gazpacho with grilled shrimp and jalapeño crema (New)

Beverages

  • Orange-Honey Cold Brew: Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Coffee, orange blossom honey, white chocolate, orange juice, vanilla, orange extract, and almond milk (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Pineapple-Tiki Bitter Cocktail: Aged rum, campari, pineapple juice, orgeat, lime juice and tiki bitters (New)
  • Chardonnay
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

I Heart Artichokes

Food

  • Chicharron-crusted Fried Artichoke Dip with smoked pepper crema and Oaxaca cheese (New)
  • Artichoke Toast with Olive Tapenade: Toasted sliced baguette with artichoke cream cheese, topped with olive & artichoke tapenade and drizzled with olive oil

Beverages

  • Passion Fruit Rum Cocktail: White rum, Italian bitter apéritif, passion fruit, orange, guava, orgeat, and lime (New)
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

LAstyle

Food

  • Glazed BBQ Pork Belly with furikake-togarashi mac salad  (New)
  • Gyro-inspired Flatbread featuring Impossible Ground Beef with chipotle hummus, tzatziki and spiced crispy chickpeas (New)

Beverages

  • Mezcaleros Ancho Sandia Margarita: Mezcal, ancho chile liqueur, watermelon, mango, lime, and agave nectar (New)
  • Sake-Melon ’75: Sake, ginger liqueur, prosecco, rock melon syrup, and lemongrass-citron purée (New)
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

Nuts About Cheese

Food:

  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Mac with brown sugar streusel and strawberry crackle (New)
  • Next Level Crackers & Cheese: House-made herb crackers with white cheddar-infused fromage blanc, spicy prosciutto spread, and cherry jam  (New)
  • SNICKERS Caramel-Peanut Milk Chocolate Mickey Macaron: Chocolate Mickey macaron filled with caramel ganache and SNICKERS pieces

Beverages:

  • Spicy Honey-Apricot Cocktail: Rye Whiskey, apricot, orange, lemon juice, spicy honey syrup, and bitters (New)
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm

Peppers Cali-Ente

Food

  • Chile Relleno Empanada with arbol pepper salsa and Oaxaca and Cotija cheeses (New)
  • Ají de Gallina: Spicy yellow chile creamed chicken with jasmine rice and olive tapenade  (New)

Beverages

  • Cantarito-style Paloma: Reposado tequila, habanero-pineapple juice, rock melon syrup, lime, and Fresca
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

Uncork California

Food:

  • California Artisan Cheese Selection: Habanero Jack and TomaProvence
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch: Chocolate-hazelnut mousse topped with chocolate-hazelnut glaze and a gold leaf

Beverages

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chardonnay
  • Merlot
  • Pinot Noir
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Brut
  • White Wine Flight
  • Red Wine Flight
  • Green Apple & Lychee Mimosa: Flavors of green apple and lychee (New)
  • Passion Fruit & Banana Mimosa: Flavors of passion fruit and banana (New)
  • Cherry, Yuzu & Ginger Mimosa: Flavors of cherry, yuzu and ginger (New)
  • Tropical Mimosa Flight
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

 

Willie’s Churros

Food:

  • Mango Churro: Mango sauce, chile-lime sugar, and tamarind chamoy  (New)

Smokejumpers Grill (mobile order available)

Food

  • Pepperoni Pizza Slider: Angus beef and pork sausage patty, pepperoni, pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, and fried pepperoni served on a ciabatta slider roll and topped with a pepperoncini  (New)

Beverages:

  • Peach-Blueberry Lemonade with blueberry flavor-filled boba (non-alcoholic)  (New)
  • Peach-Blueberry Lemonade Cocktail: Vodka and blue curaçao, peach-blueberry lemonade, and blueberry flavor-filled boba (New)

Churros near Redwood Creek Challenge Trail

Food:

  • Maple Bacon Churro: Cinnamon sugar, maple icing, and crumbled bacon

Sonoma Terrace (mobile order available)

Food:

  • Old World Aged White Cheddar Lager Soup with toasted fig and prosciutto sandwich (New)

Beverage:

  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

Cocina Cucamonga (mobile order available)

Beverage:

  • Strawberry Horchata: House-made rice and cinnamon beverage with strawberry sauce (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Strawberry Horchata with Spiced Rum: House-made rice and cinnamon beverage with strawberry sauce and spiced rum (New)

Lucky Fortune Cookery (mobile order available)

Food :

  • Mushroom Bao: Hoisin-glazed mushrooms, Asian slaw, and jalapeño in a steamed bao (New)

Pacific Wharf Café (mobile order available)

Food:

  • Avocado Toast: Smashed avocado on toasted sourdough bread, fire-roasted cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, cilantro, and balsamic reduction (New)

Pacific Wharf Cappuccino Cart (mobile order available)

Food:

  • Horchata Cold Brew: Creamy blend of cold brew and house-made rice and cinnamon beverage  (New)

Paradise Garden Grill (mobile order available)

Food:

  • Brisket Fries: French fries topped with shredded smoked BBQ brisket, cheddar cheese sauce, pico de gallo, chipotle crema, and green onions  (allergy-friendly options available) (New)
  • Char Siu Ribs: Chinese-inspired grilled pork ribs with steamed rice and almond-cabbage salad  (allergy-friendly options available) (New)
  • Impossible Gyro: Seasoned plant-based meat served in pita bread with dairy-free tzatziki, seasoned tomatoes, cucumber, and onions (allergy-friendly options available) (New)
  • Jerk Chicken: Caribbean-inspired half chicken with mango-pineapple salsa served with black beans, white rice, and fried plantains (allergy-friendly options available) (New)
  • Beer-battered Fish Tacos: Baja-style beer-battered fish on corn tortillas topped with slaw, pico de gallo, cilantro crema, and lime wedge with house-made tortilla chips and roasted red chile-tomato salsa  (allergy-friendly options available) (New)
  • Strawberry Shortcake: Pound cake with fresh strawberries and mascarpone crème (available with Sip & Savor Pass)

Beverages:

  • Bourbon-Strawberry Lemonade garnished with fresh strawberry and mint (New)
  • Mexican-style Lager

Paradise Garden Grill Beer Garden

Beverages:

  • Salt & Lime Lager
  • Honey Blonde Ale
  • Passionfruit Wheat Ale
  • Sour Ale
  • Black Lager
  • Mango Habanero Apple Hard Cider
  • Blueberry Saison
  • Hazy IPA
  • Imperial Stout
  • IPA
  • Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale
  • Mead
  • Beer Garden Flight

Paradise Gardens Special Event Cart

Food:

  • Pretzel Bites with beer cheese sauce (available with Sip & Savor Pass) (New)
  • Berry Cotton Candy (New)

Beverage:

  • IPA

Outdoor Vending Carts Throughout the Park

Food

  • Berry Cotton Candy (New)

Lamplight Lounge Boardwalk Dining

Beverages:

  • Blue Peach-Basil Cocktail: Gin, elderflower liqueur, peach, basil simple syrup, lemon, blue curaçao, and fresh basil (New)
  • Smoked Pineapple Bourbon: Bourbon whiskey, Italian bitters apéritif, honey simple syrup, grilled pineapple, and lemon juice (New)

Lamplight Lounge

Food:

  • Ribeye for Two: Share a 28 ounce bone-in ribeye with gastrique-glazed baby carrots, poblano-potato bake, roasted vine tomatoes, cipollini onions, and bourbon-bacon compound butter paired with a specially selected glass of wine and Cookies and Cream Donuts for dessert.
  • Cookies and Cream Donuts topped with crème-filled chocolate cookie pieces served with a vanilla and cookie dipping sauce (New)

Beverages:

  • Blue Peach-Basil Cocktail: Gin, elderflower liqueur, peach, basil simple syrup, lemon, blue curaçao, and fresh basil (New)
  • Smoked Pineapple Bourbon: Bourbon whiskey, Italian bitters apéritif, honey simple syrup, grilled pineapple, and lemon juice (New)

Pym Test Kitchen (mobile order available)

Food:

  • Elote Pretzel: Five-ounce pretzel topped with corn three ways, cilantro sprigs, radish, cotija, and flavored crema (New)

Pym Tasting Lab(Sip & Savor Pass and mobile order available)

Food:

  • Snack Molecules: Mini pretzels, honey-roasted peanuts, and popped sorghum with spring flavors (New)
  • Raspberry Spiral Ration

Terran Treats

Food:

  • Raspberry Spiral Ration: Yellow strawberry spiral churro with berry compote (available with Sip & Savor Pass) (New)

Downtown Disney District

Enjoy some of these tasty offerings from our Friends of the Festival throughout the Downtown Disney District.

La Brea Bakery Café

Featured Food Item:

  • Avocado Toast Trio: Avocado toast three ways-including avocado with an over-easy egg, avocado with sautéed shrimp, and avocado with caprese-style cherry tomatoes all served on La Brea Bakery bread

Ballast Point Brewing Co.

Featured Food Item:

  • Ballast Point Brewing Co. will be offering a rotating menu throughout the Food & Wine Festival including: Striped Bass, Nashville Portobello, and Olive Oil Cake

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes

Featured Beverage:

  • Banana Pudding Shake: Ice cream gets even creamier when banana bread pudding is added to the blender. The shake is topped off with luscious whipped cream, a maraschino cherry, and crushed vanilla wafers.

Splitsville Luxury Lanes

Featured Food Item:

  • Turkey Clubettes: A terrific trio of sliders layered with warm roasted turkey breast, crispy bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and house-made sauce

Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen

Featured Beverage:

  • New Orleans Beer Flight: 5 ounce pours of a lager, amber, and dark brown ale

Naples Ristorante e Bar

Featured Beverage:

  • Sangria Flight Special: Enjoy three 4 ounce pours of refreshing sangria – red, rosé and white wine.

Tortilla Jo’s

Featured Beverage:

  • Ja-Jalapeño Margarita: Agave Azul from the highlands with fresh muddled jalapeños and pineapple hand-shaken with Tortilla Jo’s organic mix and served on the rocks with chili and lime blend rim

Uva Bar & Cafe

Featured Food Item:

  • Tapas Menu: Choose from Avocado Shrimp Toast, Grilled Ham and Cheese served with a tomato soup, or Crispy Duck Wings.

Catal Restaurant

Featured Food Item:

  • Sunday Supper: Offered on Sunday nights from 5 p.m. to close with such offerings as Fried Chicken, Meatloaf Brisket Short Rib, and Chicken Pot Pie

 

Sip and Savor Pass

Sip and Savor Passes provide an opportunity to sample many of the menu selections at the Marketplace booths.

Each Sip and Savor Pass is $54 (including tax) and consists of a commemorative credential plus 8 coupons redeemable for eligible food and beverage offerings (excluding alcohol and souvenir items). In addition to a reduced price, Annual Passholders will receive a special souvenir lanyard.

Locations include:

Festival Marketplaces

Avocado Time
Berry Patch
California Craft Brews
Cluck-a-Doodle-Moo
D•Lish
Garlic Kissed
Golden Dreams
I Heart Artichokes
LA Style
Nuts About Cheese
Peppers Cali-ente
Uncork California

Dining Locations
Sip and Savor offerings at these locations are tasting-size portions only, not full entrées.

Cappuccino Cart
Churros near Redwood Creek Challenge Trail
Cocina Cucamonga
Festival Food and Beverage Cart
Lucky Fortune Cookery
Pacific Wharf Café
Paradise Garden Grill
Pym Tasting Lab
Smokejumpers Grill
Sonoma Terrace
Terran Treats
Willie’s Churro

*Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2022 details subject to change or cancellation.*