Dining Packages and Events on Sale for Walt Disney World’s International Food & Wine Festival at Epcot

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival occurs every year at Epcot.  This will be the 23rd year of the festival and it only seems to get better and better every year!  The festival includes a variety of fun experiences including food demonstrations, wine tastings, seminars, celebrity chef appearances and more!  The celebrity chefs that are set to appear at the event are Cooking Channel host Tiffani Thiessen and Richard Blais, plus renowned chefs including, Alex Guarnaschelli, Robert Irvine, Masaharu Morimoto, Buddy Valastro, Art Smith, Carla Hall and others.The 2018 festival is set to run from August 30th, 2018 through November 12th, 2018.

Here is a look at some of the new events coming to this year’s festival:

  • Sunday Brunch with the Chef: You can start your day with a two-hour event that includes a brunch buffet and features a distinguished culinary television personality.  While enjoying a meal inspired by some of our VIP guest’s favorite dishes, attendees will be part of an in-depth question-and-answer session featuring kitchen tips, tricks and insights. There will also be a sparkling wine toast and an exclusive meet-and-greet photo opportunity with our celebrated gourmet guest.
  • Food & Beverage Pairing: Learn from the professionals during these 45-minute sessions, that will be held each Friday to Sunday. You can enjoy a fun tasting collaboration between the featured chef and beverage presenter, and pick up a few tips during the experience.

Guests will also be excited to know that Remy’s Ratatouille Hide ‘n’ Squeak scavenger hunt will return this year.  There will also be a new interactive playground, a character dance party on Friday and Saturday evenings and a Junior Chef Kitchen program offered every Sunday during the event.  These will all be great events to entertain the younger guests attending Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

Tickets for the packages and events will be on sale starting on June 14th, so be sure to books yours while you can.  You should typically be prepared to pay for the full cost of the event, plus any applicable taxes at the time of booking.  For more information on the Festival, check out or call 407-939-3378.

Who else can’t wait for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival?

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