Epcot's 2007 International
Food & Wine Festival

2007 Exclusive Wine & Culinary Programs

which includes a schedule for all the Complimentary Culinary Demonstrations,
and Authentic Taste and Beverage Seminars,

as well as Book Signings, and other events, is available as a PDF file HERE.

This year the 12th annual Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival is
Tastefully Inspired. You're in for a culinary adventure complete with
food, wine and beer Marketplaces representing different countries and
regions. The evenings sizzle with the Eat to the Beat concert
series! See demonstrations, sample wines and shop for exclusive
merchandise throughout the Festival.

2007 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Reservation Booking

To book all events for the 2007 Epcot International Food &
Wine Festival call 407 WDW-FEST (407 939-3378) beginning
August 6, 2007 at 7:00AM.

***Event cost is charged in full at time of booking.***
Changes/refunds are not allowed. Non-transferable.
Must attend on the event day and time booked.


September 28– November 11, 2007

Reservations Open Aug. 6 for Specialty Dining Events
at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, which runs Sept. 28 through Nov. 11, will begin taking reservations at 7 a.m. on Aug. 6 for popular specialty dining events such as the Party for the Senses grand tastings. The festival's separately ticketed events are extremely popular with festival guests and availability is limited.

In addition to Party for the Senses, the offerings include wine, cheese and food pairings, prestigious wine schools and tastings, elegant multi-course dinners with wine pairings and other special dining events.

Several hundred Disney and celebrity chefs -- including Cat Cora, Alan Wong, Jeff Henderson, Keegan Gerhard, Colette Peters and G Garvin on designated festival dates -- collaborate with renowned winemakers to create a wide variety of tasting experiences at Epcot and at signature Walt Disney World restaurants.

Regular Epcot admission includes entrance to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, wine and beer seminars, cooking demonstrations, Eat to the Beat! concerts, culinary exhibits and all park attractions and entertainment.

Guests can call 407/WDW-FEST (939-3378) for information and to make reservations for special events and programs.

updatedExclusive Wine & Culinary Programsupdated

NOTE: We update sold out events as we become aware of them.
Other events may also be sold out.
In addition, some events may become available
due to cancellations or the addition of seatng spaces.

Party for the Senses – Eat, Drink and Celebrate
Hosted by Vanity Fair
World ShowPlace

Feast on this tribute to the sensory arts! Begin your evening with a reserved seat at the Eat to the Beat concert series at the America Gardens Theatre. Following the show, World ShowPlace becomes the setting for an amazing evening showcasing the talents of more than 25 eminent chefs and over 70 wines and beers. Wander amongst various tasting stations in the midst of imaginative décor and awe-inspiring acts from Cirque du Soleil, La Nouba.

Saturdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10
6:30 – 9 p.m.
$135 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Theme Park admission required.

Food and Wine Pairings

These late afternoon sessions are great opportunities to discover a marriage of three regional wines with three tasting-size portions of regional cuisines from Epcot Signature restaurants. A winemaker will moderate each session and the theme will vary as outlined below. Featured wineries and menu selections will change daily.

$45.00 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity. Theme Park admission required.

Sake, Sushi, and Sashimi at Teppan Edo - Matsunoma Lounge, Japan
Mondays, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.: October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5

Mediterranean Flavors at Restaurant Marrakesh, Morocco
Tuesdays, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.: October 2, 9, 16 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 23, 30, November 6

Living Seas, Coral Reef -- Featured wineries and menu selection will change daily
Wednesdays - Fridays, 3 to 4:30 p.m.: September 28 (SOLD OUT 8/20), October 3, 10-12, 24 November 7-9

Living Seas, Seas Salon
-- Featured wineries and menu selection will change daily
Wednesdays-Fridays, 3 to 4:30 p.m.: October 4, 5 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 17-19, 25 (SOLD OUT 8/6), 26, 31, November 1 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 2

Le Cellier Steakhouse, Canada -- Featuring Contemporary Northwestern flavors
Fridays 3 to 4:30 p.m.: September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2 & 9 (ALL DATES SOLD OUT)

Bistro de Paris, France
Regional French Specialties -- A selection of the finest charcuterie and cheese will be paired with the wine selection.
Saturdays, 2:30 to 4 p.m.: September 29 (SOLD OUT 8/14); October 13 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 20 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 27; November 3 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 10

Tutto Italia, Italy -- Featuring tastes from the new team Italian at Epcot
Sundays, 2:30 to 4 p.m.: September 30 (SOLD OUT 8/14), October 7 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 14 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 21 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 28, November 4 (SOLD OUT 8/14), 11

NEW! Rose & Crown Dining Room and Pub, United Kingdom
Scotch & Food Pairing -- Featuring single malt and blended Scotch
Sunday, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: October 21 (SOLD OUT 8/6)

Ariel's, located at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts

Enjoy a delicious afternoon in the company of Stephen Twining, 10th generation of the illustrious Twining Tea family. Tea, savories and cakes will be served following a presentation by Mr. Twining.

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$75.00 per person, plus tax, included gratuity. Theme Park admission not required.
Saturdays: September 29 & October 6
Sundays: September 30 & October 7 (SOLD OUT 8/14)

The Cook, the Book, and the Bottle
The Odyssey-The Chef's Showplace

Observe an acclaimed cookbook author prepare a delicious three-course lunch and leave with an autographed book, a commemorative bottle of wine and a memorable experience. A notable wine principal presents the accompanying wine and a memorable experience!

Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$150.00 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Theme Park admission required

Mireille Guiliano,
former President and CEO of Veuve Clicquot, Inc., New York, NY
Book: French Women for All Seasons
Winery: Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Chef Nirmala Narine
of Nirmala's Kitchen, Long Island, NY
Book: In Nirmala's Kitchen: Everyday World Cuisine
Winery: Bodegas Salentein, Argentina

Chef Walter Staib
of City Tavern, Philadelphia, PA
Book: Black Forest Cuisine
Winery: S.A. Prüm, Germany

Chef Alan Wong
of Alan Wong's Restaurant, Honolulu, HI
Book: Alan Wong’s New Wave Luau
Winery: Kenwood Vineyards, Sonoma

Chef Jean Fleury
of Paul Bocuse Brasseries, Lyon, France
Book: Brasseries Bocuse
Winery: Jean-Luc Colombo, Rhône Valley, France

Chef Joyce Goldstein and Evan Goldstein,
M.S. of San Francisco, CA
Book: Perfect Pairings
Winery: Buena Vista Winery

Chef Suvir Saran
of Dévi, New York, NY
Book: American Masala
Winery: Grover Vineyards, India

Hosted by Warner Hanson Television
The Odyssey-The Chef's Showplace

NOTE: Chefs A'Field—Kids on the Farm programs have been changed. The chefs who were scheduled to appear at these Wednesday events will present two 30-minute culinary demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. at the Odyssey -- The Chef's Showplace. Admission to the demos is free (theme park admission to Epcot required.

Jason Wilson, Crush Restaurant, Seattle, WA

Holly Smith
, Café Juanita, Kirkland, WA

Bill Telepan
, Telepan Restaurant, New York, NY

Bruce Sherman
, North Pond Restaurant, Chicago, IL

Michel Nischan
, Dressing Room, Westport, CT

Robert Wiedmier
, Marcel's and Braisserie Beck's, Washington, DC

Odyssey Kitchen Conversations
The Odyssey-The Chef's Showplace

Visit with an acclaimed television personality and discover how he or she enjoys life in — and outside — the kitchen! Culinary demonstration, single-dish tasting and an autographed copy of the celebrity's book are included in this delightful event.

Thursdays: 3 – 4:30 p.m. except Thursday, November 1: 2 –3:30 p.m.
and Sunday, November 4: 2 –3:30 p.m.

-- $75.00 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Theme Park admission required

Chef Gerry Garvin
of TV One's Turn Up the Heat, Los Angeles, CA
Book: Turn up the Heat with G. Garvin
Winery: Rosenthal- The Malibu Estate, CA

Chef Jeff Henderson
, Chef and Author of Cooked, Las Vegas, NV
Winery: Markham Vineyards, Napa Valley

Chef Roy Yamaguchi
of Roy's Restaurant, Honolulu, HI
Book: Roy's Fish and Seafood
Winery: Hall Winery, Napa Valley

Tracy Griffith,
Author of Sushi American Style, Napa Valley, CA
Winery: Cellars Camp de Tarragona

Chef Efisio Farris
of Gourmet Sardinia, Arcodoro & Pomodoro, Restaurants, Houston, TX
Book: Sweet Myrtle and Bitter Honey
Winery: Bodegas Pinord, Spain

11/04/07 (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Chef Cat Cora
of Iron Chef America, Food Network, President of Chefs for Humanity, Fairfield, CA
Book: Cooking from the Hip
Winery: All About Greek Wine

Chef Todd English
of bluezoo, Orlando, FL, Olives Restaurant, Charlestown, MA
Book: The Olives Table
Winery: Antinori, Tuscany

Sweet Sundays
The Odyssey-The Chef's Showplace

Hosted by Martini & Rossi

Indulge your sweet tooth as a celebrity pastry chef demonstrates three signature desserts! A welcome continental breakfast buffet, including sparkling wine, is available at each event and the desserts will be sampled throughout the session.

Sundays: 10:30am – 12:30pm

$65.00 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; Theme Park admission required.

9/30/07: Will Goldfarb of Room 4 Dessert, New York, NY
10/07/07: Colette Peters of Colette's Cakes, New York, NY (SOLD OUT 8/6)
10/14/07: Greg Case, Keri Fisher, co-authors of One Cake, One Hundred Desserts
10/21/07: Geraldine Randlesome of Creative Cutters, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
10/28/07: Richard Ruskell, Montage Resort and Spa Laguna Beach, CA
11/04/07: Mindy Segal of HOT CHOCOLATE, Chicago, IL
11/11/07: Warren Brown, Mary Meyers of Sugar Rush, Food Network and CakeLove (SOLD OUT 10/7)

NEW! Cheese Tastings
Odyssey – The Chef's Showplace
Hosted by Artisanal Premium Cheese

This is an exceptional opportunity to learn more about cheese with the expert “fromagers” from the Artisanal Premium Cheese Center in New York City and other accomplished experts in the cheese industry today.

Saturdays: 2 – 3:15 p.m.

$60.00 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Theme Park admission required.

9/29/07 France
Tyler Hawes, American Milk Studios, New York, NY
Winery: Maison Louis Jadot, Burgundy

10/06/07 Italy

Max McCalman, Artisanal Premium Cheese, New York, NY
Winery: Le Vigne di Zamò, Italy

10/13/07 Spain
Waldemar Albrecht, Artisanal Premium Cheese, Brooklyn, NY
Winery: Marqués de Riscal, Spain

10/20/07 England
Jason Donnelly, Artisanal Premium Cheese, New York, NY
Winery: Fess Parker, Santa Barbara County

10/27/07 USA
David Gremmels, Rogue Creamery, Central Point, OR
Winery: Cinnabar Vineyards & Winery, Santa Cruz

11/03/07 Italy
Waldemar Albrecht, Artisanal Premium Cheese, Brooklyn, NY
San Filippo, Italy

11/10/07 France
Max McCalman, Artisanal Premium Cheese, New York, NY
Guigal, Rhône Valley, France

Exquisite Evenings
Odyssey -The Chef's Showplace

These dinners are the most prestigious dining experience of the Festival. On each occasion, a team of celebrity chefs and Walt Disney World chefs prepare a stellar 5-course meal. A Winery principle will showcase wines from two to three different vineyards.

Fridays 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
$210.00 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Theme Park admission NOT required

10/05/07 -- California California - A California LAndscape (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Caymus Vineyards, Napa Valley
Terry Letson, Fumé Bistro & Bar, Napa, CA
Antony Fernandez, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA

10/12/07 -- Italy - A Tuscan Renaissance (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Castello Banfi, Tuscany and Cecchi, Tuscany, Italy
Cesare Casella, Maremma, New York, NY Noah French, Roy’s Restaurant Corporate Pastry Chef, Chandler, AZ

10/19/07-- Pacific Northwest - A Northwest Silhouette
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Washington State and Erath, Oregon
John Sundstrum, Lark Restaurant, Seattle, WA

10/26/07 -- California - Whimsical Masters (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Silver Oak, Alexander and Napa Valley and Gary Farrell, Sonoma, CA
Duskie Estes and John Stewart, Zazu & Bovolo Restuarants & Farm, Santa Rosa, CA
Leah Bayly, Zazu & Bovolo Restuarants & Farm, Santa Rosa, CA

11/02/07 -- Bordeaux - Inspiration for Anton Ego (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Château Cos d’ Estournel, Bordeaux and Bollinger, Champagne
Jean-Robert de Cavel, Jean-Robert at Pigall’s, Cincinnati, OH
Frederic Monti, The Greenbrier®, White Sulphur Springs, WV

11/09/07 -- Italy - Contemporary Italian (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Antinori, Tuscany
John Sarich, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Woodinville, WA
Carlos Salazar, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Regional Feasts
Odyssey - The Chef's Showplace

This is a rare opportunity to enjoy a sumptuous feast diligently crafted by regional chefs with tremendous talent. The evening includes a welcome reception, a four course meal and authentic musical performers from the featured country.

Wednesday & Thursdays 6:30 – 9 p.m.
$150.00 per person, plus tax, gratuities included. Theme Park admission is not required.

Wednesday, October 10 -- Mexico: A Michoacán Memory
Wednesday, October 17 -- Peru: Passion for Pisco
Wednesday, October 24 -- Puglia, Italy: Taste of Puglia
Wednesday, October 31 -- Turkey: Turkish Treasures
Thursday, November 1 -- Greece: Toast to Bacchus
Wednesday, November 7 -- Oklahoma: A Centennial Celebration
Thursday, November 8* (SOLD OUT 8/14) -- A New England Brewers Tale – An Evening with Jim Koch
* The dinner will be held in The American Adventure Pavilion

PLEASE NOTE: All dinners and chefs are subject to change without advance notice.

Signature Dining around the Walt Disney World® Resort

Hosted in the most prestigious Walt Disney World Resort restaurants

Walt Disney World® Signature Restaurant chefs invite a celebrity chef into their kitchens to prepare a four or five-course meal. All dining events are accompanied by great wines and hosted by a renowned vinter.

Select Dates: Lunch – 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Dinner – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Lunch: $155.00 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity.
Dinner: $155.00 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity. Theme Park admission is not required.
* The price for the Victoria & Albert's is $350 per person, plus tax, gratuity included.

Sunday, September 30: Inspirations from India
Lunch at Jiko – The Cooking Place, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Chef: Anette Grecchi Gray
Chef: Suvir Saran, Dévi, New York, NY
Wineries: Mulderbosch, South Africa and Cape Classics, South Africa

Sunday, October 14: An Artful Table (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Dinner at California Grill,
Contemporary Resort
Chef: Jens Dahlmann
Chef: TBD
Wineries: Rudd Winery, Napa Valley and Merryvale Vineyards, Napa Valley

Sunday, October 21: A Blue Montage
Dinner at The Seas Salon, The Seas with Nemo and FriendsEpcot
Epcot Chefs
Wineries: Clos Pegase, Napa Valley and Etude, Napa Valley

Sunday, October 28: Rhône Impressionist (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Dinner at Bistro de Paris, Epcot
Chef: Bruno Vignon
Chef: Jean Fleury, Paul Bocuse Brasseries, Lyon, France
Wineries: Jean-Luc Colombo, Rhône Valley, France and Mas de la Dame, Provence, France

Sunday, November 4*: A Portrait of Elegance
Dinner at Victoria and Albert’s, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Chef: Scott Hunnel
Chef: Jean-Louis Gerin, Restaurant JEAN-LOUIS, Greenwich, CT
Wineries: Steve Pignatiello – Burgundy Wines

Friday, November 9: The Modern Tableau
Dinner at Todd English's blue zoo, The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Chef: TBD
Chef: Todd English, bluezoo, Orlando, FL and Olives Restaurant, Charleston, MA
Wineries: E. & J. Gallo Winery, Sonoma, CA

Sunday, November 11: The Boating Party
Lunch at Flying Fish Café, Disney’s BoardWalk Resort
Chef: Tim Keating
Chef: Robert Boone, Striped Bass Restaurant, Philadelphia, PA
Wineries: Hartford Family Winery, Sonoma and Sterling Vineyards, Napa Valley

World ShowPlace at Epcot

This is a unique occasion to meet the most prominent winemakers in South Africa today and to taste the wines from 40 different vineyards. The evening’s wine walk-about will include culinary specialties from Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and roaring entertainment!

Friday, October 12
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

$75.00 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity. Theme Park admission is required.

Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

For wine novices and aficionados alike. Enjoy a unique interactive opportunity to discover the composition of great Califonia wines. Each event includes a lunch at Citricos present by Chef Phillip Ponticelli.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
$150.00 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity. Theme Park admission is not required.

Sunday, October 7 Sensory Seminar-Lunch (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Wineries:Conundrum and Caymus Vineyards, Napa Valley

Saturday, November 3 Sensory Seminar-Lunch
Winery: Robert Mondavi Winery, Napa Valley

Sunday, November 4
Sensory Seminar-Lunch
Winery: Robert Mondavi Winery, Napa Valley

Vertical Wine Tastings
California Grill at Disney's Contemporary Resort

This is a rare opportunity for wine lovers to experience a tasting of ten vintages from exceptional global vineyards.

Saturdays from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
$135.00 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity. Theme Park admission is not required.
*November 3rd only: $175.00 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity. Theme park admission not required.

Fife Vineyards Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Presented by: Karen MacNeil

Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Charles Krug Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Presented by Peter Mondavi Jr.

10/20/07 (SOLD OUT 10/9)
Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Presented by Joe Spellman, M.S.

Montecillo Gran Reserva Especial, Rioja
Presented by Fred Dame, M.S.

11/03/07* (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Château Cos d'Estournel, Bordeaux
Presented by Evan Goldstein, M.S. and Jean-Guillaume Prats

11/10/07 (SOLD OUT 8/14)
Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Presented by Andrea Robinson, M.S.

Epcot Wine Schools

Enjoy this fabulous, full-day comprehensive program facilitated by a prestigious wine authority including continental breakfast, lunch and a certificate of completion!

When: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $150 per person, plus tax, included gratuity; Theme Park admission is not required.
* The price for the October 6 Burgundy and October 13 Italy Wine Schools is $160 per person, plus tax, includes gratuity.

9/29 Champagne
Möet Hennessy, Charles Curtis, M.W.
Wonders of Life Pavilion

10/6 Burgundy*
Maison Louis Jadot, Olivier Masmondet
Bistro de Paris, France Pavilion

10/13 Italy*
Castello Banfi, Sharron McCarthy, CWE
Tutto Italia, Italy Pavilion

10/20 Spain
Wines of Spain, Doug Frost, MS, MW
Wonders of Life Pavilion

10/27 South America
Concha y Toro & Viñedos Emiliana, Sebastian Lopez
Wonders of Life Pavilion

11/3 Greece
All About Greek Wine, Steve Olson
Wonders of Life Pavilion

11/10 South Africa
Fairview, Robin Back
Wonders of Life Pavilion