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Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Opens TODAY!

It’s that time of the year again! Time to eat your way around the world at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! Come explore the global marketplaces featuring amazing global cuisine and beverages.  You can also indulge in some signature dining events, culinary demonstrations, beverage & cheese seminars and other events throughout the festival.

Don't miss this year's new additions to the Festival menu of offerings including a new Character dance party, Sunday Brunch with a Chef Dining Event, sweet Festival merchandise, new acts in the Eat to the Beat Concert Series, candy sushi, new marketplace featuring croissant doughnuts, a mimosa bar—and, of course, scrumptious new dishes at Global Marketplaces throughout the Park! Make sure you don't forget the Eat to the Beat Concert Series, featuring 32 musical acts and nine new bands including MercyMe, Sheila E and Jim Belushi & The Sacred Hearts.

The new menu items include Butternut Squash Ravioli at The Wine & Dine Studio, Charred Chimichurri Skirt Steak at Flavors from Fire, and the New Brunswick Slider from the Hops & Barley Booth.

The new seminars and demonstrations include:

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, Tiffani Thiessen, Buddy Valastro, Geoffrey Zakarian and Alex Guarnaschelli.

Make sure you commemorate your visit to the festival with an array of limited-edition special event merchandise including cookbooks and apparel to tabletop and kitchen goods featuring new artwork with Chef Mickey Mouse exploring the Festival. New merchandise includes a ceramic pie plate, wooden pepper mill, bottle-shaped cutting board, and a serving dish.

Fan-favorite Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak scavenger hunt returns at the Festival Center located adjacent to Mission: SPACE, and in select merchandise locations throughout Epcot.

So what are you waiting for? Run to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival starting today and going through November 12, 2018. When you arrive, make sure you get a Festival Passport to help you find all of the eats throughout the park, plus it makes a good souvenir.

For more information and to make reservations, visit the Walt Disney World Resort website or call (407) WDW-DINE (407 939-3463).

News & Media Source: Disney Parks Blog



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