Get Ready to Eat - Only 3 Months Until the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival!
Can you believe that there is less than three months to go until the 24th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival? The culinary festival kicks off on Aug. 29, and will last a record-setting 87-days! Let's look at what's coming to the famous festival!
Celebrity chefs making their festival debuts this year are:
Restauranteur Fabio Viviani (Sept. 15)
Food Network star and cookbook author Aarti Sequeira (Nov. 17)
David Burtka (Oct. 13), celebrity chef, author of “Life is a Party” and husband of actor Neil Patrick Harris
Returning to the festival is the Sunday Brunch with the Chef experience. Among the chefs appearing this year are:
Jamie Deen (Sept. 1)
Carla Hall (Sept. 8)
Richard Blais (Sept. 22)
Robert Irvine (Sept. 29)
Graham Elliot (Nov. 10).
Advance reservations are highly recommended for this experience.
The Eat to the Beat Concert Series also returns this year from Aug. 29 – Nov. 19 with 249 concerts in all! Showstoppers this year include:
India (“Mi Mayor Venganza”) Oct. 5 and 6
Taylor Dayne (“Tell it to My Heart”) Oct. 3 and 4
Kenny G (“Songbird”) Oct. 14 and 15.
Don't miss the fun for families with kids of all ages, starting with Candy Sushi fun hosted by Adventures by Disney with candy provided by Mars Wrigley Confectionery.
The Chocolate Experience: From Bean to the Bar hosted by Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. moves to the entrance of the Harvest Theater in The Land pavilion where Ghirardelli will whip up chocolate sundae treats that will be available for purchase at Sunshine Seasons.
Also, don't miss out on the cute merchandise including Chef Minnie who has joined Chef Mickey to bring sparkle and a “sprinkle” of fun to this line of accessories and apparel.
News & Media Source: Disney Parks Blog