Discounts and Early Registration Details for 2017 Food & Wine Fest Events

Beginning next week, Disney Vacation Club members will again have early booking access and discounted prices for select events during the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Beginning Tuesday, July 18, 2017, DVC members can make early reservations for culinary demonstrations and beverage seminars during this years Food & Wine Festival.  Additionally, some seminar prices are discounted by $2 for DVC owners. 

Each of the 45 minute seminars promises expert tips along with food and beverage samples for attendees.  Space is limited and the early registration date allows DVC owners to secure reservations two days before they open to the general public on July 20th.  The $2 discount applies to culinary demonstrations and beverage seminars held Monday through Thursday.  

Additionally, spaces will be held for DVC members during two "Party for the Senses" events on September 23 and October 21.  Fifty seats will be reserved for owners on these dates, available to book on a first-come, first-served basis.  The member seating block will be held until August 4, after which any remaining vacancies will open to the general public.  Members attending on these two nights will receive a free, specially-designed wine glass.  

For reservations, Disney Vacation Club members should contact DVC Member Services beginning at 9am on Tuesday, July 18.  Online and telephone reservations will open to the general public at 7am on July 20.  Reservations are required and many events fill up quickly.  

The 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival runs from August 31 to November 13.  For additional event details and seminar descriptions visit epcotfoodfestival.com.  

 

Reader Comments
Re: Discounts and Early Registration Details for 2017 Food & Wine Fest Events -- denlo
2017 Jul 14 12:45:38 PM
Here are the link to the WDW website for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/events-tours/epcot/epcot-international-food-and-wine-festival/?int_cmp=INS-intWDWtoWDW-FNW You will find links to the Demonstrations, Seminars and Talks.
Re: Discounts and Early Registration Details for 2017 Food & Wine Fest Events -- simbasmom
2017 Jul 14 01:20:11 PM
For some reason I can't find any info on the specific culinary demos (what/who's when). All I can see is that they're only once a day on the days of the DVC discount, rather than 3 times a day, as was in the past.
Re: Discounts and Early Registration Details for 2017 Food & Wine Fest Events -- denlo
2017 Jul 14 01:48:30 PM
I picked up the following information from the Disney Food Blog. Maybe you can find the information you want there.


Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club Members, and Golden Oak Residents are eligible for a $2 discount (per person, per event) for beverage and seminars and culinary demos taking place Mon-Thurs during the festival. Members of these groups can also book low cost culinary demonstrations and seminars early on July 18th beginning at 9:00AM ET. Discounts are by phone only at 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378). Stay tuned to DisneyFoodBlog.com and the Disney Food Blog Newsletter for details.

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2017-epcot-food-and-wine-festival-special-events/

Where: Festival Center, Chef’s Showcase
When: Select Fridays and Sundays throughout the Festival
Price: $129 per person, plus tax, gratuity included. Epcot admission required.

  • September 3 – Shaun O’Neale
  • September 10 – Alex Guarnaschelli
  • September 15 – Stuart O’Keeffe
  • September 17 – Jet Tila
  • September 24 – Art Smith
  • September 29 – Graham Elliot
  • October 6 – Jamie Deen
  • October 8 – Geoffrey Zakarian
  • October 15 – Bryan Voltaggio
  • October 20 – Robert Irvine
  • October 22 – Robert Irvine
  • October 27 – Cat Cora
  • October 29 – Cat Cora
  • November 3 – Carla Hall
  • November 10 – Sarah Fioroni
  • November 12 – Buddy Valastro
Re: Discounts and Early Registration Details for 2017 Food & Wine Fest Events -- athenna
2017 Jul 14 04:41:22 PM
simbasmom wrote:
For some reason I can't find any info on the specific culinary demos (what/who's when). All I can see is that they're only once a day on the days of the DVC discount, rather than 3 times a day, as was in the past.


They haven't released the day to day schedule, etc,yet. Just what Denise posted below, its driving me crazy too, I need to know i case there is something i want to book, i may need to move something around. And my 60 day window is tomorrow so I'd like to get the Epcot stuff taken care of.

It does seem like its being released later, which is odd since its starting sooner this year.
Re: Discounts and Early Registration Details for 2017 Food & Wine Fest Events -- denlo
2017 Jul 14 08:00:29 PM
When I went into the link in my first post and checked some dates for the Culinary Demonstrations in October, I noticed that when attempting to make a reservation online it showed only one time during the week and two times on the weekends. I don't know how accurate that information is since it is not active yet.

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