Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts Will Host Return of Popular Food & Wine Classic
By Space Coast Daily // March 18, 2021
More than 50 beverage selections will offer craft beer and wines from around the world
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts have announced the return of their popular Food & Wine Classic, but for the first-time ever, this new edition will take place in the spring, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, as a one-night, limited-ticket event featuring unlimited food and beverage tastings and live music.
Twelve different food stations feature themed areas such as Beer Garden, Chinatown and the luau-inspired The Pig & Poke and a dessert station that showcases creations from executive pastry chef and world pastry champion Laurent Branlard.
More than 50 beverage selections will offer craft beer and wines from around the world. Sweet & smokey St. Louis style smoked ribs with macaroni & cheese from Executive Chef Dan Herman’s Smokin’ D’s BBQ.
Among the varied menu selections are salt-roasted prime New York strip loin from Shula’s Steakhouse, Sweet & Smokey St. Louis-style smoked ribs with macaroni & cheese from Executive Chef Dan Herman’s Smokin’ D’s BBQ and shrimp ‘n grits from Todd English’s bluezoo.
Protocols implemented for the event include temperature checks for all attending guests; plexiglass walls for all food service areas; all cast members wearing PPE; socially distanced stations; touchless menus and clearly marked social distancing signage.
Face coverings are required for all guests, including those who have received a COVID-19 vaccine, and must be worn at all times, except when dining. Guests may remove face coverings while actively eating or drinking but must be stationary and maintain appropriate physical distancing.
Room packages start at $400 and include event access for two adults. To book, call 1-888-828-8850 between 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekdays; 5 p.m. on weekends. Events are limited to those 21 years and older.
With a variety of restaurants and lounges and a distinguished culinary and beverage team, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts continually earn national recognition for their food and beverage program. The resorts boast numerous certified wine sommeliers and 1,400 wine selections.
Event-only tickets can be purchased online at FoodAndWineClassic.com for $125 per person.