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. Festival details are available at disneyworld.com/food.