Disneyland Events

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

March 2 - April 12, 2018

The 2018 Food & Wine Festival has been expanded to SIX WEEKS!  Celebrity chefs scheduled include Robert Irvine, Guy Fieri, Cat Cora, Duff Goldman, and Alex Guarnaschelli.  Reservations for signature events, tastings and seminars are NOW AVAILABLE.


Experience the best of California cuisine as the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns. Enjoy culinary demonstrations, celebrity chef appearances, beverage seminars and special festival-inpsired food items.

 

Festival Highlights

 

Festival Marketplace
Enjoy the best of California cuisine.

Culinary Demonstrations

Learn from some of the best chefs in the industry.

Beverage Seminars

Learn more about wine, beer and spirits from some of the experts in the industry.

In The Kitchen With...
See some of the biggest names in the culinary world!

Beyond the Kitchen: Lifestyle Seminars
Celebrate spring with gardening and horticulture seminars.

Festival Marketplace

For 2018, the Festival Marketplace will offer thirteen themed booths celebrating California, plus a special menu at Paradise Garden Grill!

Strawberry Patch - Hail the big red berry for top billing!

 

Avocado Time - Indulge in flavorful medleys that make your mouth sing.

 

 

Eat Your Greens - Tickle your taste buds with healthy fare.

 

Citrus Grove - Zing it up with zesty refreshment!

 

 

I Heart Artichokes - Partake in the thistle--prepared 3 ways!

 

 

Garlic Kissed - Savor food and drinks featuring the stinking rose.

 

 

Off The Cob - Celebrate the essence of summer's sweetness

 

 

Cluck-A-Doodle-Moo - Rally for these sliders, wings 'n' beer--a sports fan's dream!

 

 

Peppers Cali-ente - Snack on hot 'n' spicy fare with a Cali-twist!

 

 

LAstyle - Feast on favorite southland food truck flavors.

 

 

Nuts About Cheese - Discover wine's best friends.

 

California Craft Brews - Cheers to a round from California's best local breweries.

 

 

Uncork California - Sip wine by the glass or try a flight.

 

Paradise Garden Grill

 

 

Merchandise/Artist Showcase

 

Festival merchandise will be available at several locations, including Studio Store, Festival Gifts, Festival Merchandise Carts, and Seaside Souvenirs. On select days, artists will be on hand to sign their merchandise at Festival Gifts, which will be located in Hollywood Land near the Studio Catering Co. truck & Stage 12.

03/02/18

5:00pm-7:00pm Noah

 

03/03/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Daniel Killen, Mike Peraza, Patty Peraza, Noah, Jeremy Fulton

5:00pm-7:00pm Daniel Killen, Mike Peraza, Patty Peraza, Noah, Jeremy Fulton

 

03/04/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Daniel Killen, Mike Peraza, Patty Peraza

 

03/10/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Mike Peraza, Patty Peraza, Brittney Lee, McBiff

5:00pm-7:00pm Mike Peraza, Patty Peraza, Brittney Lee, McBiff

 

03/11/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Mike Peraza, Patty Peraza, Britney Lee, McBiff

5:00pm-7:00pm Mike Peraza, Patty Peraza, Britney Lee, McBiff

 

03/16/18

5:00pm-7:00pm Noah

 

03/17/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Joey Chou, Jeremy Fulton, Daniel Killen

 

03/18/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Daniel Killen, Noah

 

03/23/18

5:00pm-7:00pm Noah

 

03/24/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Joey Chou, Jerrod Maruyama, Noah, Brittney Lee

5:00pm-7:00pm Joey Chou, Jerrod Maruyama, Noah, Brittney Lee

 

03/25/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Joey Chou, Brittney Lee, Jerrod Maruyama

 

03/31/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Daniel Killen, McBiff, Dave Avanzino, Jeremy Fulton

5:00pm-7:00pm Daniel Killen, McBiff, Dave Avanzino, Jeremy Fulton

 

04/01/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Dave Avanzino, Daniel Killen, McBiff

 

04/07/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Dave Avanzino, Jerrod Maruyama, Ann Shen

 

04/08/18

2:00pm-4:00pm Dave Avanzino, Jerrod Maruyama, Ann Shen

 

Complimentary Events

 

Jr. Chef will allow kids ages 3 to 11 to participate in hands-on "cooking experiences". The event takes place several times daily in the Hollywood Backlot.

Family Friendly Seminars will be held in Hollywood Land and will cover Farm to Table, Family Time, and Festival Favorites.

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Premium Experiences


LIVE! at the Hyperion

Meet and learn from some of your favorite celebrity chefs!

Location: Hyperion Theater, Hollywood Land

Cost: $99 plus tax and gratuity

 

03/09/18

8:00pm Guy Fieri (Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives)

 

03/30/18

8:00pm Robert Irvine (Dinner: Impossible)

 

 


Sweet Sundays

Enjoy a light breakfast, sparkling wine and a 90-minute baking demonstration!

Location: Napa Rose, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa

Cost: $99 plus tax and gratuity

 

03/04/18

10:30am Keegan Gerhard (Food Network Challenge)

 

03/11/18

10:30am Emily Ellyn (Food Network Star, Cutthroat Kitchen)

 

04/08/18

10:30am Duff Goldman (Cake Masters, Ace of Cakes)

 

 


Winemaker Dinners

Enjoy a four-course meal with carefully selected wine pairings!

Location: Varies

Cost: $175-300 plus tax and gratuity

 

03/15/18 Steakhouse 55

6:00pm Flora Springs, featuring vintner Nate Komes [$175]

 

03/29/18 Napa Rose

6:30pm Disney Family of Wines, featuring a menu by Andrew Sutton [$250]

(Silverado Vineyards, Fess Parker Winery, Skywalker Vineyards, GoGi Wines)

 

04/05/18 Carthay Circle Restaurant

6:30pm David Arthur Vineyards, featuring vintner David Long and a menu by Andrew Sutton [$300]


Brewmaster Beer Dinners

Enjoy a four-course meal with carefully selected beer pairings!

Location: Steakhouse 55

Cost: $150 plus tax and gratuity

 

03/08/18

6:30pm Karl Strauss Brewing Company, featuring brewmaster Matt Johnson

 

 

 


Seminars and Demonstrations

 

Learn about wine, beer and spirits from the winemakers and brewers themselves or get a mini cooking lesson from some of the best chefs around

Wine, Beer and Spirits Education & Tasting Seminars

Location: Sonoma Terrace, Pacific Wharf

Cost: $20 (plus tax)

 

03/02/18

11:45am MacMurray Estate Vineyards

1:30pm Eden Canyon Vinyards

3:15pm Stone Brewing Co.

5:00pm Infuse Spirits

 

03/03/18

11:45am Eden Canyon Vineyards

1:30pm MacMurry Estate Vineyards

3:15pm Stone Brewing Co.

5:00pm Infuse Spirits

 

03/04/18

11:45am MacMurray Estate Vineyards

1:30pm Eden Canyon Vineyards

3:15pm Legends Craft Brewery

5:00pm Infuse Spirits

 

03/05/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Red Wines of Paso Robles

 

03/06/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - The Diversity of Napa Valley

 

03/07/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Chardonnay from Oak to Steel

 

03/08/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - BUBBLES!

 

03/09/18

11:45am Rutherford Hill Winery

1:30pm La Crema Winery

3:15pm Legends Craft Brewery

5:00pm Blinking Owl Distillery

 

03/10/18

11:45am La Crema Winery

1:30pm Rutherford Hill Winery

3:15pm Karl Strauss Brewing Co. - Focus on Ingredients: Hops

5:00pm Blinking owl Distillery

 

03/11/18

11:45am Rutherford Hill Winery

1:30pm La Crema Winery

3:15pm Karl Strauss Brewing Co. - Pairing with Food

5:00pm Blinking Owl Distillery

 

03/12/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Russian River Pinot Noir

 

03/13/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Blind Tasting Magic Trick

 

03/14/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - BUBBLES!

 

03/15/18

5:00pm Disney Cicerone Series - Guided Beer Tasting

 

03/16/18

11:45am Qupe

1:30pm Flora Springs

3:15pm Ballast Point Brewing Co.

5:00pm The Spirit Guild

 

03/17/18

11:45am Flora Springs

1:30pm Qupe

3:15pm Ballast Point Brewing Co.

5:00pm The Spirit Guild

 

03/18/18

11:45am Qupe

1:30pm Flora Springs

3:15pm Ballast Point Brewing Co.

5:00pm The Spirit Guild

 

03/19/18

5:00pm Disney Cicerone Series - Guided Beer Tasing

 

03/20/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - 21 Royal: How We Pair Food & Wine

 

03/21/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Red Wines of Paso Robles

 

03/22/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Chardonnay from Oak to Steel

 

03/23/18

11:45am Hartford Family Winer

1:30pm Twomey

3:15pm Unsung Brewing Co.

5:00pm The Mixing Glass

 

03/24/18

11:45am Twomey

1:30pm Hartford Family Winery

3:15pm Unsung Brewing Co.

5:00pm The Mixing Glass

 

03/25/18

11:45am Hartford Family Winery

1:30pm Twomey

3:15pm Unsung Brewing Co.

5:00pm The Mixing Glass

 

03/26/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Beyond Napa: North Coast AVAs

 

03/27/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - BUBBLES!

 

03/28/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - One Grape, Three Vineyards

 

03/29/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Russian River Pinot Noir

 

03/30/18

11:45am Skywalker Vineyards

1:30pm Silverado Vineyards

3:15pm Legends Craft Brewery

5:00pm Alma de Agave

 

03/31/18

11:45am Silverado Vineyards

1:30pm Lombardi

3:15pm Karl Strauss Brewing Co. - Focus on Ingredients: Grains

5:00pm Lemba Rum

 

04/01/18

11:45am Skywalker Vineyards

1:30pm Lombardi

3:15pm Karl Strauss Brewing Co. - Pairing with Food

5:00pm Alma de Agave

 

04/02/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - One Grape, Three Vineyards

 

04/03/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - 21 Royal: How We Pair Food & Wine

 

04/04/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Blind Tasting: White Varietals

 

04/05/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Beyond Napa: North Coast AVAs

 

04/06/18

11:45am Murphy-Goode

1:30pm Sanford Winery

3:15pm Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

5:00pm Henebery Whiskey

 

04/07/18

11:45am Sanford Winery

1:30pm Murphy-Goode

3:15pm Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

5:00pm Henebery Whiskey

 

04/08/18

11:45am Murphy-Goode

1:30pm Sanford Winery

3:15pm Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

5:00pm Henebery Whiskey

 

04/09/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - BUBBLES!

 

04/10/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Blind Tasting Magic Trick

 

04/11/18

5:00pm Disney Cicerone Series - Guided Beer Tasting

 

04/12/18

5:00pm Disney Sommelier Series - Blind Tasting: Red Varietals

 

Culinary Demonstrations - VIP Packages

Location: Palisades Stage, Paradise Park

Cost: $30 (plus tax)

Culinary Demonstrations are included with park admission, however it is standing-room-only and no samples will be served.

VIP Packages are available that include a reserved seat, meet & greet with the chef, and a sample of the dish.

 

03/02/18

4:00pm Brian Huskey

6:00pm Brian Malarkey

 

03/03/18

4:00pm John State - Disney Culinary Director

6:00pm Brian Malarkey

 

03/04/18

4:00pm Steve Samson

6:00pm Keegan Gerhard

 

03/09/18

4:00pm Marcy Smothers

6:00pm Shaun O'Neale

 

03/10/18

4:00pm Marcy Smothers

6:00pm Shaun O'Neale

 

03/11/18

4:00pm Jamie Gwen

6:00pm Emily Ellyn

 

03/16/18

4:00pm Adam Brown - Disney Executive Chef

6:00pm Fabio Viviani

 

03/17/18

4:00pm Claudia Sandoval

6:00pm Richard Blais

 

03/18/18

4:00pm Claudia Sandoval

6:00pm Fabio Viviani

 

03/23/18

4:00pm Brian Huskey

6:00pm David Kuo

 

03/24/18

4:00pm Steve Samson

6:00pm Cat Cora

 

03/25/18

4:00pm Jet Tila

6:00pm Graham Elliot

 

03/30/18

4:00pm Vincent Cachot - Disney Executive Chef

6:00pm Maneet Chauhan

 

03/31/18

4:00pm Alex Guarnaschelli

6:00pm Robert Irvine

 

04/01/18

4:00pm Stuart O'Keefe

6:00pm Maneet Chauhan

 

04/06/18

4:00pm Bret Thompson

6:00pm TBA

 

04/07/18

4:00pm Bret Thompson

6:00pm Greg Daniels

 

04/08/18

4:00pm Greg Daniels

6:00pm Duff Goldman

 


In accordance with California state law, Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Please bring valid identification. Absolutely no one under age 21 may enter any wine, beer or spirit seminar, event or venue, including children or infants accompanied by an adult.

All events, seminars, prices, food options, services, age ranges, locations, dates, times, menus, participating chefs, and presenters are subject to restrictions and may change without notice. Check the daily schedule posted at each venue.