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A Look at the Culinary Demonstrations for the 2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival


Learn from some of the world’s most celebrated chefs while cooking up a new dish!

During each 45-minute demonstration, renowned culinary guests will impart years of kitchen wisdom while whipping up a special delicious dish. Attendees can collect tips and tricks to sharpen their skills, as well as savor the exquisite flavors at each presentation. Let's take a look at the event details and the schedule for the 2018 culinary demos.


Event Details:

  • Location: Festival Center Stage

  • Days: Monday through Saturday at 12:30 PM

  • Price: $17 per Guest, plus tax

  • Dates: Select Dates August 30 to November 12, 2018.

  • Reservations Open: June 14, 2018

To Make Reservations: Please check availability online or call (407) 939-3378.

If you’re a Disney Vacation Club Member, you may book online or by calling Member Services at (800) 800-9800.


Note: Epcot admission is not included with the event ticket, but is required. Alcoholic beverages are not included or served during demonstrations. All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.


Schedule:

You can see an organized schedule here or you can browse the list below.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018 

12:30 PM/Vegetarian  

Valarie Enters 

Golden Oak Summerhouse, Walt Disney World Resort

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2018 

12:30 PM/Pork

Courtney Orwig 

Haven, Tampa, FL


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 01, 2018 

12:30 PM/Veal  

Joe Green 

Sunshine Seasons, Epcot 


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 03, 2018 

12:30 PM/Beef  

Faithy Harris-Dowdell 

Yak & Yeti™ Restaurant - Animal Kingdom

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2018 

12:30 PM/Pastry

Juliana Evans 

Graciously Sweet, Brooksville, FL 


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 05, 2018 

12:30 PM/Pork  

Carlos Torres 

Park Event Operations, Walt Disney World


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 06, 2018 

12:30 PM/Chicken

Enrique Vilaro 

Askershus Royal Banquet Hall, Epcot 


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 07, 2018 

12:30 PM/Beef

Jennifer Denlinger 

Valencia College – Poinciana Campus

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2018 

2:30 PM/Lamb

Heather McPherson, Pam Brandon & Katie Farmand 

Good Catch, Orlando, FL


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 

12:30 PM/Pork

Juan Paniagua 

Liberty Tree Tavern, Magic Kingdom Park 


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 

12:30 PM/Oxtail

Jose Camey 

Boca, Winter Park, FL

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 

12:30 PM/Pork

Michelle Kelly 

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 

12:30 PM/Pastry  

Crystal Saunders 

Epcot Central Bakery


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 

12:30 PM/Fish  

Sally James 

Australis Barramundi, Sydney, Australia 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 

12:30 PM/Fish  

Sally James 

Australis Barramundi, Sydney, Australia


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 

12:30 PM/Duck  

Candie Stone 

Cinderella’s Royal Table, Magic Kingdom

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 

12:30 PM/Lamb

Samad Benzari  

Morocco Pavilion, Epcot


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 

12:30 PM/Duck

Andrew Yeo 

The Miami Beach Edition, Miami, FL


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 

12:30 PM/Scallops  

Huda Mu’min 

Chef Huda’s Kitchen, Oxon Hill, MD 


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 

2:30 PM/Beef  

Shanna & Brian O’Hea 

Academe at the Kennebunk Inn, Kennebunk, ME 


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 

2:30 PM/Pastry  

Kim Yelvington