Disney World Food & Beverage Lovers, Unite!


Whether you are seeking to delve into the details of wine blending or just looking for a few good eats, you are sure to find a culinary experience you will enjoy here in the heart of Walt Disney World®. Appropriately taking place at the home of extraordinary culinary talent, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is proud to showcase our passion for food and beverage by inviting you to partake in the Second Annual Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic, which will take place Friday, … [Read more...]

Victoria & Albert’s Once Again Receives AAA Five-Diamond Award


For the 12th consecutive year, Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’ Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has been awarded the coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award. Victoria & Albert’s is the only restaurant in Orlando and one of only three in Florida to be honored with the highest accolade a restaurant can achieve.Victoria & Albert’s Chef Scott Hunnel has drawn national and international applause for his preparation and delivery of American regional cuisine with classical influences at … [Read more...]

Reservations Open Aug. 16 for Special Events for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Set your alarm for 7 a.m. on Aug. 16, we have a special event you want to be sure not to miss at this year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 30-Nov. 13 at Walt Disney World Resort. That’s when reservations open for ticketed culinary and beverage programs during the 16th annual food, wine, beer and cocktail extravaganza.Availability is limited! Do you have a favorite event you might recommend?First Bites Opening Reception (Sept. 29, 6:30-9 p.m.) “3D” Disney’s Dessert … [Read more...]

2011 Eat to the Beat Concert Series Lineup at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival


In case you missed the lineup of performers for the “Eat to the Beat” Concert Series at the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival we have it here. Look who’s coming – there will be several Grammy-winning artists and some new acts for music lovers. This year’s schedule (subject to change) includes:Taylor Dayne: 9/30-10/2/11 38 Special: 10/3-5/11 Jon Secada: 10/6-7/11 Roger Hodgson formerly of Supertramp: 10/8-9/11 Billy Ocean: 10/10-12/11 Starship starring Mickey … [Read more...]

Disneyland Quick Tips: Disneyland Dining


Today in my Quick Tip I want to discuss the difference in Dining between parks. Disneyland Dining is completely different from Walt Disney World.  It's more like a voucher system where you can use the cash value (except for snacks).You get 1 Character meal a $15 meal voucher ($10 for children) and a snack per day.  So you can use the Character meal vouchers (the 3-day dining plan has 3 resort Character meals and that's just too much sometimes) at other restaurants like Blue Bayou or … [Read more...]