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New Events & Dishes Coming to the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival


Get ready because on June 14, 2018 you can begin booking Food & Wine Festival special events, seminars, demonstrations, and Eat to the Beat Concert dining packages. The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will run from August 30 through November 12, 2018. Explore all the new 2018 additions to the Festival menu of offerings including a tasty new Character dance party, sweet Festival merchandise, savory new acts in the Eat to the Beat Concert Series, a mimosa bar—and, of course, scrumptious new dishes at Global Marketplaces throughout the Park!


New Menu Items


Butternut Squash Ravioli - The Wine & Dine Studio

  • A vegetarian Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Vinaigrette, Parmesan Cheese, and Pumpkin Seeds.

Charred Chimichurri Skirt Steak - Flavors from Fire

  • Charred Chimichurri Skirt Steak, smoked Corn Cake with Pickled Vegetable Slaw and Cilantro

New Brunswick Slider - Hops & Barley Booth

  • Slow-braised Beef Brisket “Pot Roast Style” with Horseradish Cream, Crispy Fried Onions on a Potato Roll with Pickled Vegetables on the side.

New Seminars & Demonstrations


Food & Beverage Pairings:

  • On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 PM, learn from top food & beverage industry pros. Best of all you get to taste the demonstrated dish and beverage pairing $25 per ticket

Sunday Brunch with the Chef:

Who doesn't love brunch? A brunch buffet will be followed by a discussion with a culinary expert including:

  • Richard Blais

  • Jamie Deen

  • Tiffani Thiessen

  • Masaharu Morimoto

  • Buddy Valastro

  • Art Smith

  • Geoffrey Zakarian

  • Carla Hall

  • Alex Guarnaschelli


For a full schedule of culinary demonstrations click here


Mimosa Bar

At the Festival Center this year there will be a mimosa bar! Wine, beers, and additional food items will also be available.


New Editions to the 'Eat to the Beat' Concert Series:

Check out the latest additions to the Eat to the Beat Concert Series:

  • MercyMe - September 4 to September 5, 2018

  • Glass Tiger - September 6 to September 7, 2018

  • Tauren Wells - September 8 to September 9, 2018

  • Vertical Horizon - September 12 to September 13, 2018

  • Sheila E - September 22 to September 23, 2018

  • Jim Belushi & The Sacred Hearts - October 1 to October 2, 2018

  • 98 Degrees - October 15 to October 16, 2018

  • High Valley - November 1 to November 2, 2018

New Family Fun:

Character Dance Party

  • On Friday and Saturday evenings, kids enjoy an interactive atmosphere where they dance and play along with their favorite Disney Characters.

Junior Chef Kitchen presented by Krusteaz®

  • Children become chefs and get to eat what they make in this family-friendly, complimentary experience every Sunday at the Festival Center.

Remy's Ratatouille Hide ‘n’ Squeak Scavenger Hunt Returns

  • Embark on a Ratatouille-inspired adventure where kids of all ages can search for Remy on a savory scavenger hunt around the Festival—with Remy hiding in all new locations!

News & Media Source: Walt Disney Travel Company

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