Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

Dates for 2022: March 4-April 26

The Disney California Food & Wine Festival is happening through April 26, 2022.  Over a dozen  Festival Marketplaces showcase foods and beverages inspired by California cuisine. In addition, Festival-inspired menus and menu items will be available at existing restaurants. This year’s Festival will include family-friendly seminars and culinary demonstrations, and live musical entertainment.

Festival Marketplace Menus and Prices

Strawberry Shortcake Funnel Cake Fries

Festival Experiences

Culinary Demonstrations

Local, visiting and Disney chefs prepare a few of their favorite recipes on stage––available weekends only!

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 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 Jamie Gwen
    • 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 Dungca
    • Sunday, April 17: Chef Jet Tila
    • Sunday, April 17: Chef Paolo Dungca
    • Saturday, April 23: Chef Kevin Bludso
    • Sunday, April 24: Chef Nyesha Arrington

      Mango Churros

Family Programming

Throughout the duration of the festival, find something fun for everyone in the family including special activity zones and demonstrations.

Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Unbirthday Party
Calling all junior chefs! Sweet decorating magic 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
Craving super-sized fun? Head to the Hollywood Backlot for a deliciously wacky encounter with Goofy the chef! He’s all dressed up and ready to flambé his way into your heart, so stop by to say hi!
Jammin’ Chefs
The talented Jammin’ Chefs serve up tasty rhythms with pots and pans in Hollywood Land! With your help, things really get cookin’—even Chip ‘n’ Dale add to the mix!

 

Pluto and Chip in DCA!
Live Festival Music
Enjoy a fresh sampling of musical styles by outstanding bands that share a passion for creativity and original sounds. Savor the authentic “California vibe” of the festivals engaging live music!

Separately Ticketed Events

A few special events occur during the festival . They must be reserved in advance via Disney.

Carthay Circle Winemaker Receptions – Enjoy hand-selected California wines, masterfully paired with an array of small plates.

Brown Estate (with Coral Brown)
Friday, March 4, 2022
7:00 PM
$140++ per person—plus tax and gratuities

Le Artishasic (with Sommelier Chris Hoel and Artie Johnson)
Friday, March 18, 2022
7:00 PM
$140++ per person—plus tax and gratuities

Skywalker Vineyards (with Tom Johnson)
Friday, April 8, 2022
7:00 PM
$140++ per person—plus tax and gratuities

Wine, Beer and Mixology Education & Tasting Seminars – Discover something special when sommeliers, brew masters and mixologists divulge their industry expertise during these fascinating 45-minute sessions.

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
    • Saturday, 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: Strong Water Anaheim
    • Sunday, March 27: Strong Water 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

Hotels Education and Tasting Seminars, Winemaker Reception & Mixology Class Experiences – Enjoy special tasting seminars, a Winemaker Reception and Mixology Seminar at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar.