LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - 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 spooky fun on Halloween night, guests will enjoy opportunities to sip and savor all weekend as they stroll along the hotel's causeway.

The two-night event offers an enticing array of culinary options from the hotel's award-winning signature restaurants: Il Mulino New York Trattoria, Shula's Steak House and Todd English's bluezoo, as well as wine and spirits sampling from around the globe. 

The food selections are as innovative as they are enticing, ranging from Italian arancinito Asian-inspired grilled scallops to barbeque handcrafted bacon. On the sweeter side, finishing touches include a chocolate crunch Napoleon and a lemon peel mousse dome

New to the event this year:

  • A beer garden featuresa variety of local and seasonal brews from around the world alongside homemade bar snacks made by the hotel's culinary experts.

  • The Cheese Course seminar looks at the art of wine and cheese pairing.

  • The Fine Art of Sushi and Sake seminar teaches guests how to select and pair sushi and sake.

  • A hands-on Caipirinha seminar reviews the traditional recipe and welcomes unique twists to this popular Brazilian cocktail.

  • Tequila University offers an in-depth look at tequila and the secrets to making the perfect margarita. 

Returning seminars include: pasta-making, Italian wines, modern mixology, beer, wine-blending and champagne. 

To add to the event's appeal, guests can enjoy a meet and greet with celebrity chef Todd English, the namesake of the hotel's Todd English's bluezoo restaurant. With 17 restaurants and lounges, a distinguished culinary and beverage team and unmatched customer service, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel continually receives national recognition for its food and beverage program. The hotel boasts more than 70 certified wine sommeliers and 1,400 wine selections, including  rare vintages. 

Tickets to the Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic are available as part of a hotel package or individually. For more information or to book, please visit or call 1-800-227-1500.

Contact Information:

Joel Kaiman

Treva J. Marshall

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