Reservations Now Open for Signature Events at the 2019 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

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If you’re looking for a special way to experience the 2019 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, reservations are now open for Signature Events.

Several events are one-night-only and sure to sell out quickly, so be sure to head over to the ticketing page and purchase your spots soon!

Guy Fieri at the 2019 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Palisades Stage

A little heat, a little rock ‘n’ roll, and a whole lot of fun occurs as Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri cooks up excitement on the Palisades Stage. Watch as Guy Fieri lights up the night in a fun, 60-minute live presentation that includes demonstrating a few of his favorite dishes. You’ll also learn how Guy got his start and how a pretzel cart was key to his future success. Following the presentation, you’re invited to attend an afterparty at Paradise Garden Grill where you may sample a few of the dishes prepared on stage. Ticketed event Guests may enjoy a complimentary cocktail or non-alcoholic specialty beverage as they enter the seating area. Additional beverages will be available for purchase.

$120 per person, plus $8.05 tax and $6.60 gratuities for servers. Tickets available here.

Dinner with the Disney Chefs

Thursday, March 28, 2019 – 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, The Vineyard Room, Golden Vine Winery

Celebrate the release of the new Disney Festivals cookbook and enjoy a four course meal prepared by three of the featured Disney chefs, Culinary Director Chef John State, Chef de Cuisine Jimmy Weita, and Executive Pastry Chef Jean-Marc Viallet, with a delightfully-paired beverage menu curated by Disney Sommelier Jeannie Villarreal-Bissell. The chefs will be available following the event to sign purchased copies of the cookbook. A limited quantity of the Disney Festivals Cookbook will be available for purchase at the event.

$225 per person, plus $47.79 tax and $40.50 gratuities for servers. Tickets available here.

Carthay Circle Winemaker Receptions

Friday, March 22 and Friday, April 19, 2019 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Carthay Circle Restaurant

Join celebrated winemakers and wine industry experts for an intimate evening enjoying an outstanding selection of wines and hors-d’oeuvres.

Kate MacMurray, MacMurray Ranch Vineyards – Friday, March 22, 2019
Jonathan Emmerich, Silverado Vineyards – Friday, April 19, 2019

$99 per person, plus $21.03 tax and $17.82 gratuities for servers. Guests must be 21 or over to attend. Tickets available at the links above.

In the Kitchen with… and Sweet Sundays

Sundays, March 3 to April 21, 2019 – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Palisades Stage

What’s on the menu? Pure entertainment as a guest chef turns up the heat to create a signature dish live on the Palisades Stage. The event begins with a light buffet breakfast, which will include a sample of the chef’s dish as well as a sparkling toast. Coffee, tea, and water will also be available. Following the demonstration, ticketed Guests are invited to take a photo with the visiting chef.

In the Kitchen With…

Fabio Viviani (Top Chef) – Sunday, March 3, 2019
Richard Blais (Top Chef All Stars) – Sunday, March 17, 2019
Graham Elliot (Top Chef, MasterChef) – Sunday, March 31, 2019
Claudia Sandoval (MasterChef) – Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sweet Sundays

Jean-Marc Viallet (Disneyland Resort Executive Pastry Chef) – Sunday, March 10, 2019
Matt Lewis (Baked) – Sunday, March 24, 2019
Emily Ellyn (Food Network Star) – Sunday, April 7, 2019
Keegan Gerhard (Food Network Challenge) – Sunday, April 21, 2019

$110 per person, plus $12.08 tax and $9.90 gratuities for servers, tickets available at the links above

Other events include Beer Education & Tasting Seminars, Mixology Education & Tasting Seminars, and Wine Education & Tasting Seminars. These events are held on multiple days and times throughout the Festival, and are $20 per person. Guests must be 21+ to attend.

Please note that tickets to all events do not include admission to Disney California Adventure Park. Park admission must be purchased separately.

Keep reading WDW News Today for our continuing coverage of the 2019 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!

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