2016 Epcot Food & Wine Fest Highlights

A new lineup of popular celebrity chefs and a series of first-time Disney resort cooking and dining experiences will add culinary appeal to the 21st Epcot International Food & Wine Festival when it returns to Walt Disney World Resort Sept. 14-Nov. 14, 2016View Special Resort Hotel offers currently available


  • Geoffrey Zakarian
  • Maneet Chauhan
  • Duff Goldman
  • Elliott Farmer
  • Masaharu Morimoto
  • Graham Elliot
  • Robert Irvine
  • Cat Cora
  • Norman Van Aken
  • Elizabeth Falkner
  • Buddy Valastro
  • Jamie Deen

For a second consecutive year, ABC’s Emmy-Award-winning lifestyle series, “The Chew” will arrive to produce a full week of programs on the show’s exclusive Epcot festival stage.

And, for the first time, you can enjoy the following festival experiences at Walt Disney World Resort hotels:

“Brunch with a Twist at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa” — a sumptuous 5-star, 5-course meal prepared by the resort’s award-winning chefs

“The Secrets of Flavor at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort” — a three-course lunch that gives you a ‘sensory-food connection’ at Yachtsman Steakhouse

“Culinary Adventures with a Master Chef” at Disney’s Contemporary Resort — a hands-on chef’s table experience in a professional working kitchen

“Behind the Scenes at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto” at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort — an entertaini ng tour of the whimsical Trader Sam’s, followed by lunch and a special mixology session

Darren Wittko - Specializes in Disney Destinations with Magical Vacations Travel. He is rated aBest of the Best Disney Travel Agent by readers of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World