The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for the fifth year to the Epcot Resort Area hotel October 31 – November 1, featuring more than 40 food and wine stations; 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunity to meet the masters behind the culinary magic.
Amidst a backdrop of live entertainment, celebratory surprises and even some spooky fun on Halloween night, guests will enjoy numerous opportunities to sip and savor all weekend as they stroll along the hotel’s causeway.
The two-night event offers culinary options from the hotel’s award-winning signature restaurants: Il Mulino New York Trattoria, Shula’s Steak House and Todd English’s bluezoo.
The food selections is ranging from Italian arancini, marrying Carnaroli rice, Osso Buco and spicy tomato sauce, and the Asian-inspired grilled scallops with puffed rice, edamame and ponzu jelly; to barbeque handcrafted bacon, accented with sweet potato puree and caramelized onions as well as chocolate crunch Napoleon with hazelnut daquoise and chocolate whipped cream, and a lemon peel mousse dome with blueberry cream and lemon angel food cake at its center.
Below is a small sample of what was offered last year.
New to the event this year are:
Beer garden – Variety of local and seasonal brews from around the world, alongside homemade bar snacks made by the hotel’s culinary experts.
Cheese Course seminar – Unique look at the art of wine and cheese pairing.
Fine Art of Sushi and Sake seminar – Teach guests how to identify quality sushi and sake flavor profiles and pair the two.
Caipirinha seminar – Guests will learn both the traditional recipe and try some unique twists to this ever-popular Brazilian cocktail.
Tequila University – An in-depth look at tequila, its different styles, the artisans who make it and the secrets to making the perfect margarita.
When: Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1 between 5:30–9 p.m.
Where: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Causeway
Ticket Information: Tickets are available for $95 per person, including taxes and include unlimited food and beverage samples on the causeway
-Upgraded tickets that include the beer garden are $115 per person, including taxes
– Beverage seminars are $45 per person, per class including taxes
– Pasta making and pairing seminars are $60 per person including taxes
To purchase tickets please visit www.SwanDolphinFoodandWineClassic.com or call 1-800-227-1500.