Experience these upcoming culinary events from the creative Food & Beverage team at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, and be sure to book these extra-special events in advance.
Delicious Disney Dining Series
Classic Disney storytelling with food continues with the next dinner in the Delicious Disney dining series on May 31 at Markham’s at Golden Oak, celebrating the anniversary of the 1932 Silly Symphonies “Flowers and Trees” cartoon produced by Walt Disney. Park Events Operations’ Chef John Clark and his team will create be in the Markham’s kitchen, along with Golden Oak Chef Phillip Ponticelli.
Upcoming dinners in the series include a culinary tribute to the 10th anniversary of the Disney•Pixar film “Ratatouille” with Chef Dominique Filoni and his team from Cítricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at 6:30 p.m. June 28. And the exotic and exquisite tastes of a journey under the sea with Chef Timothy Majoras and team from Flying Fish at Disney’s BoardWalk is 6:30 p.m. July 19. Seating is limited for all of the Delicious Disney Dining Series events. For more information or to make reservations, call 407-939-5773.
Napa Rose Food and Wine Pairing Experience
The popular weekly series continues at Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort. The one-hour afternoon seminar is each Saturday between 2 and 3 p.m. in the award-winning restaurant and includes three cheeses, two charcuterie-style tastes and five wines. $95. To book, call 714-781-3463.
July 4 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Celebrate the red, white and blue at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort with a cookout at the resort’s Summerhouse from 7-8:30 p.m. After dinner, head to the Grand Floridian Marina for sweets and a view of the Magic Kingdom Park’s July 4 fireworks. (If it rains, the event will move to the Grand Floridian Convention Center.)
The sumptuous cookout includes grilled steak and shrimp with plenty of sides, but you also can enjoy a classic hot dog and baked beans with specialty drinks, beer and wine. There’s a live DJ and crafts for kids throughout the evening.
Cost is $120 plus tax, gratuity is included; $59 ages 3 to 11. For reservations, 407-WDW-DINE.