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Calling all foodies! I’m excited to tell you that  Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns after a 5-year hiatus!  Beginning April 1, this month-long festival will celebrate some of the best California cuisine. New to this celebration is the Festival Marketplaces, a place  where guests can sip and savor delicious flavors from throughout the state of California. The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival will also include culinary demonstrations, appearances by celebrity chefs and informative seminars. Each weekend features numerous experiences including culinary demonstrations and lifestyle seminars, plus some ticketed events featuring celebrity chefs, as well as wine, beer and spirits seminars. Most events will take place Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 1 in Disney California Adventure Park.

 Some events at the festival are included with admission to Disney California Adventure.  Signature events, requiring a reservation and a separate ticket, include Celebrity Kitchen with some of the biggest names in the culinary world, and beverage seminars featuring popular adult beverages in a relaxing setting at the Golden Vine Winery. Reservations for Celebrity Kitchen experiences and beverage seminars can be made at Disneyland.com/foodandwine.

 Celebrity Kitchen

Don’t miss this chance to be entertained and enthralled by some of the biggest names in the food world—at Celebrity Kitchen!Welcome to Stage 17, where your star chef will entertain the audience with an energetic 90-minute culinary demonstration from a network-quality demonstration kitchen on the main stage—introducing you to new cooking styles and sharing treasured recipes, stories and more.

The chefs currently scheduled for Celebrity Kitchen include:

  • April 2 – Robert Irvine – Restaurant: Impossible
  • April 9 – Andrew Sutton – Executive Chef, Disneyland Resort Signature Dining (1:00 PM only)
  • April 9 – Guy Fieri – Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (5:00 PM only)
  • April 16 – Keegan Gerhard – Food Network Challenge
  • April 23 – G. Garvin – Road Trip with G. Garvin
  • April 30 – Graham Elliot – MasterChef, MasterChef Junior

When: Saturdays, 1:00 & 5:00 PM
Where: Stage 17, Disney California Adventure Park
Price: $99 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Space is limited, so book now to reserve your spot for these can’t-miss seminars. They’re all part of the delicious springtime magic at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival—from April 1 to May 1, 2016!

Theme park admission plus additional fee required. Subject to restrictions and change or cancelation without notice.

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Celebrity Kitchen VIP Experience

Enjoy this added bonus—for Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders only!Disneyland Passholders can take advantage of the Celebrity Kitchen VIP Experience, which includes a VIP autograph session with the Celebrity Chef, front-of-house priority seating and a special festival gift.

This VIP experience is $149 per person plus tax and gratuity and can be booked by phone only—by calling (714) 781-DINE or (714) 781-3463. Guests under 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call. (Note: Online booking via this page is only for the regular, non-VIP experience only.)

Theme park admission plus additional fee required. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice. A valid Annual Passport is required at check-in to take part in the VIP experience.  Annual Passholder blockout dates still apply.

Know Before You Go

Learn important details about Celebrity Kitchen seminars at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.

  • Celebrity Kitchen is a paid, 90-minute event by a culinary expert. Check-in will begin 1 hour prior to the event at Stage 17.
  • Guests will receive individual tastings of up to 3 of the dishes presented. Guests over the age of 21 with valid Photo ID will be able to enjoy a paired glass of wine, beer or specialty beverage (with select dishes).
  • Separate admission to Disney California Adventure Park is required.
  • Reservations must be cancelled 72 hours prior to the event to avoid a full price cancellation fee.
  • Price does not include tax and gratuity
  • Menu items, pricing and hours are subject to change without notice.

Learn More about Wine, Beer & Spirits

Quench your thirst for knowledge of your favorite libations at these educational tasting seminars—with a twist!Our Beverage Seminars offer fun, informative introductions to the art and science behind some of the world’s most popular adult beverages. Join 75 fellow aficionados in a “spirited” 45-minute lesson led by an expert winemaker, sommelier, brewmaster or industry expert. The outdoor seminar takes place on the lovely Sonoma Terrace and includes up to 3 sample tastings!

When:   Fridays: 2:00, 4:00 & 6:00 PM
Saturdays: 12:00, 2:00, 4:00 & 6:00 PM
Sundays: 12:00, 2:00, 4:00 & 6:00 PM
Where:  Sonoma Terrace, located at Golden Vine
Winery, Disney California Adventure Park
Price:    $15 per person, plus tax

Space is limited, so reserve your spot now

Beverage Seminar Presenters

Here are the names, dates and times for these tasty presentations.

 

Friday, April 1, 2016

  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Silverado Vineyards – Jonathan Emmerich, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Hill Family Estate – Ryan Hill
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — 619 Vodka – Nick Apostolopoulos

Saturday, April 2, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Stone Brewing
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Hill Family Estate – Ryan Hill
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Silverado Vineyards – Jonathan Emmerich, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Henebery Whiskey – Jesse Fanning

Sunday, April 3, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Stone Brewing
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Silverado Vineyards – Jonathan Emmerich, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Hill Family Estate – Ryan Hill
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Henebery Whiskey – Jesse Fanning

Friday, April 8, 2016

  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Kitá Wines – Tara Gomez, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Mellowood Winery – Linda Neal, Owner
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Kill Devil Spirits Co. – Ray Diglio

Saturday, April 9, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Kitá Wines – Tara Gomez, Winemaker
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Mellowood Winery – Linda Neal, Owner
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Twomey Cellars – Erin Miller, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Alma de Agave – Nene Gonzalez

Sunday, April 10, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Sparkling Around the World – Champagne, Cava, Proseco
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Twomey Cellars – Erin Miller, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Mellowood Winery – Linda Neal, Owner
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Alma de Agave – Nene Gonzalez

Friday, April 15, 2016

  • 2:00 PM — Beer Seminar — MacMurray Ranch Vineyard
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Williams-Selyem – Jeff Mangahas, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Modern Times Beer – Brad Kelson

Saturday, April 16, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Modern Times Beer – Brad Kelson
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Williams-Selyem – Jeff Mangahas, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Tangent Wines – Christian Roguenant, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Beer Seminar — MacMurray Ranch Vineyard

Sunday, April 17, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Modern Times Beer – Brad Kelson
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Tangent Wines – Christian Roguenant, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Seeing Red – From Pinot to Zinfandel
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Kill Devil Spirits Co. – Ray Diglio

Friday, April 22, 2016

  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Zaca Mesa Winery – Eric Mohseni, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Eden Canyon Vineyards – Elaine Blackaby, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Alma de Agave – Nene Gonzalez

Saturday, April 23, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Karl Strauss Brewing Co.
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Eden Canyon Vineyards – Elaine Blackaby, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Zaca Mesa Winery – Eric Mohseni, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Alma de Agave – Nene Gonzalez

Sunday, April 24, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Sparkling Around the World – Champagne, Cava, Proseco
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Zaca Mesa Winery – Eric Mohseni, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Eden Canyon Vineyards – Elaine Blackaby, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Karl Strauss Brewing Co.

Friday, April 29, 2016

  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Lasseter Family Winery – Nancy Lasseter & Julia Iantosca, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Hartford Family Winery – Jeff Stewart, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — 619 Vodka – Nick Apostolopoulos

Saturday, April 30, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Karl Strauss Brewing Co.
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Hartford Family Winery – Jeff Stewart, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Lasseter Family Winery – Nancy Lasseter & Julia Iantosca, Winemaker
  • 6:00 PM — Spirits Seminar — Kill Devil Spirits Co. – Ray Diglio

Sunday, May 1, 2016

  • 12:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Karl Strauss Brewing Co.
  • 2:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Lasseter Family Winery – Nancy Lasseter & Julia Iantosca, Winemaker
  • 4:00 PM — Wine Seminar — Seeing Pink – A Rosé Selection
  • 6:00 PM — Beer Seminar — Modern Times Beer – Brad Kelson

 

Know Before You Go

Learn important details about the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival – Beverage Seminar.

  • Beverage Seminars are paid seminars taking place at Sonoma Terrace, located at Golden Vine Winery in Disney California Adventure Park on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from April 1 to May 1, 2016. Check-in will begin 30 minutes prior to the event.
  • Separate admission to Disney California Adventure Park is required.
  • Space is limited and advance reservations are recommended  Full payment is due at time of booking. 1 Day/$10 Cancellation Policy.
  • Guests must be 21 years of age or over to participate; valid ID required. Guests under the age of 21 will not be admitted into the venue (no children, no strollers).
  • Guests may be seated with other parties.
  • Menu Items, pricing and hours are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

 

 

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