PHOTOS: The Ultimate Guide to the 2022 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!

The EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival just kicked off in Disney World and now it’s time for another festival to start over on the west coast!

It’s Food & Wine Festival time on the west coast!

The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is starting today, March 4th, and continuing through April 26th! Ever since Disney released the menus for this year’s festival, we’ve been looking forward to checking out the new eats and drinks and, now that the event is in full swing, we’re taking you along with us to explore everything that the festival has to offer this year!

Come along with us for the 2022 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!

Food Booths

All twelve festival booths from the previous festival have returned this year, so prepare for tons of new and returning selections! You can find food kiosks located throughout Disney California Adventure, and some of the permanent food locations like the Cappuccino Cart are also serving special foods during the festival — let’s take a look!

Avocado Time

Over at the Avocado Time booth, you’ll find a variety of eats and drinks featuring…well…avocado!

Avocado Time Booth

You can stop here for a plant-based burger or grab a drink to pair with a red or green grapes glow cube charm for $5.50.

Avocado Time Menu

We stopped by to try the Frozen Guacamole (which is an avocado paleta with lime crema, pico de gallo, and chile-lime seasoning) for $5.50 and the non-alcoholic Ruby Grapefruit Sparkling Beverage (which is made with grapefruit juice, raspberry syrup, agave nectar, and Topo Chico mineral water) for $5.

Ruby Grapefruit Sparkling Beverage and Frozen Guacamole

Berry Patch

In the mood for some pie? Look no further than the Berry Patch booth!

Berry Patch Booth

There are THREE new items here this year including the Strawberry Cheesecake with lemon Chantilly for $6.50, the Blueberry-Buttermilk Pie for $6, and the Cherry-Chocolate-Mint Dessert Cocktail for $15. 

The cocktail is made with vodka, crème de menthe liqueur, cherry, chocolate syrup, coconut cream, and heavy whipping cream and then topped with chocolate pieces that you might find on a french silk pie.

Check out our spread!


And, Cluck-a-Doodle-Moo is serving up some classic snack foods once again this year!

Cluck-a-Doodle-Moo Booth

Whether you want some wings or you just want to sample beer, this is a must-stop spot.

Cluck-a-Doodle-Moo Menu

We tried the Ranch Fried Chicken Wings with Buffalo Hot Sauce Drizzle for $8.50

Ranch Fried Chicken Wings with Buffalo Hot Sauce Drizzle

…along with the French Onion Grilled Beef Tenderloin Slider for $8.50. It is grilled beef tenderloin topped with a Gruyère cheese sauce and caramelized onions served on an onion roll.

French Onion Grilled Beef Tenderloin Slider

And, we couldn’t resist getting something to drink too! We opted for the non-alcoholic Blackberry-Lavender Lemonade (which is a mix of Blackberry, pineapple juice, lavender syrup, and lemon juice) for $6

Blackberry-Lavender Lemonade

…and the Sampler Beer Flight for $17. It comes with SLO Brew Pink Lemonade, Lager, Wild Barrel White Rabbit Belgian Style White, Coronado Brewing, Weekend Vibes, IPA, and Brouwerij West Dig My Earth, DIPA.

Beer Flight


Over at the D•Lish booth, the eats and drinks are just that — D-LISH!

D-Lish Booth

This spot has two foods to choose from — or you could grab both — and each item is available with the Sip & Savor pass.

D-Lish Menu

There’s the Black & Tan Beef Potato Puffs (which features Karl Strauss Wreck Alley stout gravy and lager micro sponge) for $8.50

Black & Tan Beef Potato Puffs

…and the Cubano Slider (which is a slow-roasted mustard-crusted pork and sliced smoked ham with melted Swiss cheese and slice of pickle served on a Hawaiian roll) for $7.50.

Cubano Slider

And, you can pair your food with some chocolate and coffee — just order up the Chocolate Marshmallow Cold Brew Cocktail! It costs $15 and is made with a mix of Irish whiskey, Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Coffee, chocolate syrup, almond milk, and toasted marshmallow.

Chocolate Marshmallow Cold Brew Cocktail

Or, if you want something a bit more tropical (and non-alcoholic), there’s the Central California Cooler, which is made with peach, apple, orange, and lemon juice and costs $6.50.

Central California Cooler

Garlic Kissed

Steak and mac and cheese? You can find BOTH at the Garlic Kissed booth!

Garlic Kissed Booth

First up on the menu here is the Carbonara-Garlic Mac & Cheese with Nueske’s Peppered Bacon for $8

Carbonara-Garlic Mac & Cheese with peppered bacon

…and there’s also the Grilled Top Sirloin with roasted garlic-Gruyère smashed potatoes and black garlic chimichurri for $8.25.

Grilled Top Sirloin with roasted garlic-Gruyère smashed potatoes and black garlic chimichurri

And, if you want a particularly insta-worthy drink, try the Rosemary Bitter Orange Mule! It features vodka, Aperol, orange juice, lime juice, rosemary syrup, and ginger beer and costs $14.

Rosemary Bitter Orange Mule

Golden Dreams

On your way around the park, you’ll also stumble upon the Golden Dreams booth, which features some seafood offerings this year.

Golden Dreams Booth

This booth was new back in 2019 and it is making its return to the festival with FOUR new items.

Golden Dreams Menu

For something on the healthier side, there’s the Honey-Orange-glazed Salmon Salad with citrus vinaigrette for $8

Honey-Orange-glazed Salmon Salad with citrus vinaigrette

…and more adventurous eaters can give the Mango-Carrot Gazpacho with grilled shrimp and jalapeño crema a try for $8.25.

Mango-Carrot Gazpacho

You’ll also find the non-alcoholic Orange-Honey Cold Brew here for $6 and we’ve got to admit that this was one of the more interesting flavor combinations that we tried during the festival this year.

It is made with Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Coffee, orange blossom honey, white chocolate, orange juice, vanilla, orange extract, and almond milk.

Orange Honey Cold Brew

If you want to opt for a drink that is more likely to please almost anyone, the Pineapple-Tiki Bitter Cocktail can be found here for $14. It is made with a mix of aged rum, campari, pineapple juice, orgeat, lime juice and tiki bitters.

Pineapple-Tiki Bitter Cocktail

I Heart Artichokes

Calling all you artichoke-lovers out there — you won’t want to miss tthe I Heart Artichokes booth!

I <3 Artichokes Booth

You’ll find two dishes here that feature artichokes along with a fruity cocktail on the menu.

I <3 Artichokes Menu

If you want something a bit smaller so that you have room to hit up more food booths, try the Chicharron-crusted Fried Artichoke Dip. It costs $6.50 and comes with a smoked pepper crema and features Cacique Oaxaca Cheese.

Chicharron-crusted Fried Artichoke Dip

And, while it may not feature artichokes, we also had to give the drink a try here (we even topped it with the Red Grapes Glow Cube Charm for an extra $5.50). The Passion Fruit Rum Cocktail costs $15 and is made with white rum, Italian bitter apéritif, passion fruit, orange, guava, orgeat, and lime.

Passion Fruit Rum Cocktail

 LA Style

Looking for a booth that screams LA? California Adventure has it!

LA Style Booth

Inspired by the busy city, you can find a small selection of eats and drinks on the menu here that just might fill you up!

LA Style Menu

For example, there’s the Gyro-inspired Flatbread featuring Impossible Ground Beef with chipotle hummus, tzatziki and spiced crispy chickpeas for $6.75

Gyro-inspired Flatbread featuring Impossible Ground Beef with chipotle hummus, tzatziki and spiced crispy chickpeas

…and the Glazed BBQ Pork Belly with furikake-togarashi mac salad for $8.50. We thought that both of these were pretty hefty portions for the cost.

Glazed BBQ Pork Belly with furikake-togarashi mac salad

There are also two boozy drinks on the menu including the Mezcaleros Ancho Sandia Margarita (made with Mezcal, ancho chile liqueur, watermelon, mango, lime, and agave nectar)…

Mezcaleros Ancho Sandia Margarita

…and the Sake-Melon ’75 (made with Sake, ginger liqueur, prosecco, rock melon syrup, and lemongrass-citron purée). Both drinks cost $14 each.

Sake-Melon ’75

Nuts About Cheese

Of course, it’s hard not to love cheese, and that’s what the Nuts and Cheese booth is all about at the Food & Wine Festival!

For a twist on your classic cheese and crackers, you can try the Next Level Crackers & Cheese. it costs $8 and is a sandwich featuring house-made herb crackers with white cheddar-infused fromage blanc, spicy prosciutto spread, and cherry jam.

Next Level Crackers & Cheese

PB&J fans AND mac & cheese fans can get the best of both worlds with the Peanut Butter & Jelly Mac! It is topped with brown sugar streusel and strawberry crackle and costs $8.25.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Mac with brown sugar streusel and strawberry crackle

The Snickers Caramel-Peanut Milk Chocolate Mickey Macaron is also new to the booth this year (though we’ve seen a similar treat in the past) so you can get your chocolate fix with the chocolate Mickey macaron filled with caramel ganache and Snickers pieces for $6.50.

SNICKERS Caramel-Peanut Milk Chocolate Mickey Macaron

And, we decided to pair it all with the new Spicy Honey-Apricot Cocktail. This drink is made with Rye Whiskey, apricot, orange, lemon juice, spicy honey syrup, and bitters and is available for $14.

Spicy Honey-Apricot Cocktail

Peppers Cali-Ente

We’ve almost made our way around to all of the booths now, but we couldn’t miss stopping by Peppers Cali-Ente!

Peppers Cali-ente

This spot is serving up some SPICY dishes once again so you might want to have a drink with you when you give them a try.

Peppers Cali-ente Menu

On the menu, you’ll find the Chile Relleno Empanada with arbol pepper salsa and Oaxaca and Cotija cheeses for $8.50

Chile Relleno Empanada with arbol pepper salsa and Oaxaca and Cotija cheeses

…and the Ají de Gallina for $7.25. It is a spicy yellow chile creamed chicken with jasmine rice and olive tapenade.

Ají de Gallina

Uncork California

And, lastly, those looking for some little bites to snack on while you sip some California wine won’t want to miss the Uncork California booth.

Here you can find the California Artisan Cheese Selection which includes Vella Cheese Company Habanero Jack and Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company’s TomaProvence for $8.50

California Artisan Cheese Selection

…and the Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch to top your day off with something sweet! This little ball costs $6.50 and is a chocolate-hazelnut mousse topped with chocolate-hazelnut glaze and a gold leaf.

Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch

California Craft Brews

We tried some beer at the California Craft Brews location! First, we sampled the Bigger & Bolder Beer Flight, which came with four unique beers.

Bigger & Bolder Beer Flight

We also went for the Bright & Balanced Beer Flight!

California Craft Brews

Other Locations

It’s not just the food booths that feature specialty eats and drinks for the festival this year! There are also a variety of other locations throughout Disney California Adventure that have a few items to try.

The Avengers Campus had a little fun with the new festival, too! The Pym Test Kitchen is serving a new Elote Pretzel for $10.49. It’s a five-ounce pretzel topped with corn three ways, cilantro sprigs, radish, cotija, and flavored crema.

Elote Pretzel

At Pym Tasting Lab right next door, you can pick up Snack Molecules during the festival for $7.50. The little snack bag is filled with a mix of mini pretzels, honey-roasted peanuts, and popped sorghum with spring flavors.

Snack Molecules

And, nearby at Terran Treats, you can try the Raspberry Spiral Rotation for $6.25. This treat is a yellow spiral churro topped with berry compote.

Raspberry Spiral Rotation

Over at Paradise Garden Grill, the menu has EIGHT new additions for the festival. If you’re hungry you can pick up the new Impossible Gyro (which is seasoned plant-based meat served in pita bread with dairy-free tzatziki, seasoned tomatoes, cucumber, and onions)…

Impossible Gyro

…or you can grab the Char Siu Ribs (they are Chinese-inspired grilled pork ribs with steamed rice and almond-cabbage salad).

Char Siu Ribs

Plus, to drink, there’s also the new Bourbon-Strawberry Lemonade garnished with fresh strawberry and mint.

Bourbon-Strawberry Lemonade garnished with fresh strawberry and mint

Perhaps the prettiest-looking drink from the festival can be found at Cocina Cucamonga! It’s the Strawberry Horchata which can be made with or without rum and is a house-made rice and cinnamon beverage with strawberry sauce. The spiked version costs $14 and the non-alcoholic version is $5.99.

Strawberry Horchata

Want to try a twist on some classic American dishes? Head to Smokejumpers Grill where you can find the Pepperoni Pizza Slider and the Peach-Blueberry Lemonade with blueberry flavor-filled boba. The pizza slider features 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.

Our Smokejumpers Grille spread!

Willie’s Churro Cart has a bold new Mango Churro with mango sauce, chili-lime sugar, and tamarind chamoy. It’s available for $6.25. This churro isn’t for the faint of heart it’s spicy, sweet, and a little sour, too!

This churro is sour, sweet, and spicy!

Next up, Pacific Wharf Cafe is serving a California classic: Avocado Toast! It’s made with smashed avocado on a piece of toasted sourdough bread with fire-roasted cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, cilantro, and balsamic reduction. You can try it for $7.99.

Avocado Toast!

The Pacific Wharf Coffee Cart has a new Horchata Cold Brew for $6. It’s made with a creamy blend of rice and cinnamon — yum!

Horchata Cold Brew

The Paradise Gardens Special Event Cart has two new treats! If you’re craving something salty, try the new Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese Sauce for $6.50.

Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese

On the other hand, if you’re in the mood for something sweet, try the new Berry Cotton Candy for $6. If we had to guess, we’d peg this as a mixed berry flavor — it was pretty good!

Berry Cotton Candy

Sonoma Terrace also has a new limited-time offering! The Old World Aged White Cheddar Lager Soup, available for $7.50, comes with a toasted fig and prosciutto sandwich. Our soup was thick, creamy, and cheesy; we were very impressed!

Old World Aged White Cheddar Lager Soup

Lamplight Lounge has sweet new Cookies and Cream Donuts topped with crème-filled chocolate cookie pieces served with a vanilla and cookie dipping sauce. This treat is $10.

Cookies and Cream Donut

Sip and Savor Pass

If you’re planning to dine at multiple festival booths and you want to save a little bit of money, you can look into purchasing the Sip and Savor Pass.

Sip and Savor Pass

This is offered at most Disney California Adventure festivals and includes 8 vouchers that you can redeem for select food and non-alcoholic beverages for a set price.

Sip and Savor Pass


Look out for live music every evening at the Palisades Stage by Pixar Pier! You can also visit the Paradise Garden Bandstand to see a musical performance at 12:45PM, 1:45PM, 2:45PM, 4:15PM, 5:15PM, or 6:15PM.

Check out the live music!

If you like music with a little character, check out the Jammin’ Chefs in front of the Hyperion Theater! Our friends Daisy, Pluto, and Chip were busting some moves during our visit.

Jam with the Jammin’ Chefs!

The Food and Wine Festival is also hosting Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Unbirthday Party for kids ages 3-11. Kids can sign up and decorate their very own cupcakes with the help of a Disney friend!

Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Experience

Chef Goofy may even make an appearance during the festival to show off his cooking skills!


For more information including a full list of showtimes, you can read more in our Food & Wine Festival entertainment post!

ALL The Entertainment At The 2022 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!


In the mood to do some shopping between bites? Well, there’s plenty of exclusive festival merchandise available this year! Disney shared the first look of some of the new merchandise earlier this year, but we’re excited to check out the full collection!

You can find things like an exclusive festival Spirit Jersey…

Food and Wine Spirit Jersey


Food and Wine Festival T-Shirt

…and kitchen essentials.

Food and Wine Tumbler

Plus, there’s even a NEW pair of Minnie Ears available!

Food and Wine Festival Minnie Ears

You can find these items and more at pop-up shops throughout the park!

Click HERE to See ALL The Merchandise at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!

We’ll be updating this post throughout the day, so be sure to check back often to follow along with us as we give you a look at EVERYTHING happening at this year’s Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival! And, stay tuned to AllEars for more Disney news!

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