New special ticketed events for this year's Food and Wine Festival announced

Jul 17, 2012 in "Epcot International Food and Wine Festival"

Posted: Tuesday July 17, 2012 9:16am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff
Disney has today announced that bookings for this year's Food and Wine Festival special events will begin at 7 a.m. on August 14 2012 by calling 407-WDW-FEST (407-939-3378).  Also announced are some new special events:
  • The Marketplace VIP Access Chef Tour begins at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday, with tastes from selected marketplaces around World Showcase Lagoon and behind-the-scenes stories from the chefs. You get five (pre-selected) dishes and five beverages (wine, beer and cocktails) on the tour, which takes about two hours. Cost is $90 (plus tax and park admission).
  • An Italian Regional Food & Wine Luncheon in the recently opened Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar, pairing wines with casual, authentic dishes - from noon-2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Cost is $75 (plus tax, gratuity included, park admission required).
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante will be offering the White Truffle Lunch on November 4.
  • Party for the Senses in the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion has a new pricing structure.  A ticket for a reserved table on the main floor ($170 plus tax, gratuity included, park admission required). A reserved table in the premium Wine View Lounge is $270 plus tax (gratuity included, park admission required), and general admission is $145 plus tax (gratuity included, park admission required). Both of the reserved seating options also include a specialty cocktail and early admission at 7:15 p.m. This year’s Party for the Senses dates are October 6, 13, 20, and 27, and November 3.