Epcot's
2009 International
Food & Wine Festival

Seminars and Demonstrations

An exciting schedule of seminars and demonstrations at the 2009 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival features a fresh spread of ingredients, the secret techniques of culinary masters and the sheer passion that goes into creating great food and beverages. From introductions to wine connoisseurship to demonstrations packed with cooking tips and sessions where you can sample regional beers and artisanal cheeses -- a delicious journey of discovery begins at Epcot. Get details on the seminars and demonstrations that will be adding flavor to this year's Food & Wine Festival below.

NOTE: If you are an annual Passholder, Disney Vacation Club owner or Tables in Wonderland member, you can save $3 on the $8 sessions (bringing the cost down to $5) by booking in advance. The discount is only available through online advance reservations HERE.


Seminars and Demonstrations Dates and Details
Authentic Taste Seminars Each of these 30-minute seminars celebrates the origins, properties and history of some of the world's purest ingredients. Enjoy a lively and informative presentation by subject authorities. Friday — Sunday at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Price: Included with Epcot admission.
Authors without Borders Listen to renowned authors from the food and wine industries speak about popular topics in these informative and enlightening 30-minute conversations. Friday — Sunday at noon and 3:45 p.m. Price: Included with Epcot admission.
Wine & Beverage Seminars A 45-minute seminar allows you to meet the featured winery principal, learn a few useful wine tips and sample the specially selected vintages or beverages. Daily noon, 2 p.m., 3:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Price: $8.00 per person, tax included. Theme Park Admission is required.
Daily Culinary Demonstrations Learn from the pros at these 45-minute culinary sessions. Meet the featured chef and wine presenter, pick up cooking tips and best of all, taste the demonstrated dish and wine pairing! Daily: 1 p.m., 2:45 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. Price: $8.00 per person, tax included. Theme Park Admission is required.
History of Beer in America Learn the history of beer in the New World and the awesome art and science behind brewing the beverage. This seminar is hosted by the Boston Beer Company, brewers of Samuel Adams Beer®. Daily seminars at 11:50 a.m., 12:35 p.m., 2:05 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:05 p.m. in the Epcot American Adventure Pavilion. Price: Included with Epcot admission.
Taste of Puglia — Hosted by Taste of Puglia Comune di Andria-Qoco Puglian chefs and wine experts bring the regional flair and flavors of southern Italy to the Festival. On the Promenade, learn about the history of olive oil and pasta from epicureans, observe traditional techniques used in preparing gourmet Puglian foods and have the opportunity to purchase food products native to the region. Specialty programming that celebrates the flavors and products of Puglia will also be available. Seminars Daily Daily demonstrations at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in the Epcot Italy Pavilion. Price: Included with Epcot admission.