Food & Wine Weekends

A Celebration of Fine Wine & Culinary Arts

Weekends, September 13 – November 24, 2019
Transportation provided to Epcot® and Walt Disney World
® Theme Parks

Calling all foodies – get ready for an irresistible weekend of mouthwatering gourmet tastings, exquisite wine pairings and an extra helping of magic. Our epic Food & Wine Weekends event returns with an impressive menu of culinary treats and new Disney perks for resort guests, including Disney Extra Magic Hours benefit and Fast Pass+ (book up to 60 days in advance) with valid theme park ticket. Plus, guest also enjoy continuous luxury motor coach transportation to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

Weekends never tasted so good!

All guests of Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek are invited to enjoy Food & Wine Weekend experiences.  Events activities are subject to change.
Bull and Bear

The Taste of Bull & Bear

Fridays & Saturdays, 6pm – 10pm,
Bull & Bear

Experience an exclusive tasting four-course menu comprised of exquisite food and wine pairings – prepared by the illustrious chefs of Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Reservations recommended, please refer to, “The Taste of Bull & Bear,” when making a reservation.  Call 407-597-5413. ($)

The Taste of La Luce

Fridays & Saturdays, 6pm – 11pm,
La Luce

From the kitchen of La Luce, enjoy an exclusive four-course menu with recommended wine pairings featuring the best of La Luce. Reservations recommended, please refer to, “The Taste of La Luce,” when making a reservation. Call 407-597-3600. ($)

Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival

August 29 – November 23,
Epcot®

Sip, savor and stroll your way through Epcot® at more than 30 delicious destinations. And discover even more tasty delights with chef demonstrations, seminars and more separately priced special events. Plus, the Eat to the Beat Concert Series returns with great star-studded acts. Join us for a fun and flavorful taste tour that spans six continents.

The Taste of Zeta Asia

Fridays & Saturdays, 5pm – 10pm,
Zeta Asia

Guests can enjoy an exciting epicurean journey at Zeta Asia, exploring perfect pairings of sake or beer with favorite Asian-inspired dishes. ($)

Vegan Tasting Menus

Vegan-friendly tasting menus now available
at Bull & Bear, La Luce and Zeta Asia.

Bull & Bear Vegan Menu

La Luce Vegan Menu

Zeta Asia Vegan Menu

Cocktail Creations

Saturdays 4:30pm – 5:30pm,
Peacock Alley

Muddle, mix and sample! Guests partake in a complimentary interactive experience creating their very own specialty cocktails.

La Luce

Sip, Swirl & Savor - A Wine Tasting Experience

Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30pm – 7pm,
outside of La Luce

Before dinner, sample an array of wines which will be offered as a complement to The Taste of La Luce dinner menu. Regardless of your wine knowledge, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn more from an experienced sommelier.

Bar du Chocolat

Saturdays, 6:30pm – 10:30pm,
Peacock Alley

A decadent selection of à la carte chocolate treats hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s world-class pastry team. A selection of champagnes are available, as well. Highlights include chocolate truffles, exotic chocolate cakes and bowls of beautiful bon-bons.  ($)

Pop Culture

Saturdays, 4pm – 7pm,
MYTH Bar

Try our home-made, fresh fruit popsicles, creamy organic ice pop and adult poptails! Choose from a variety of gourmet toppings, including hand-dipped chocolate, caramelized almonds, sweet coconut and chocolate vermicelli. ($)

Royal Tea

Sundays, 2pm – 4pm,
Peacock Alley

Treasure time together as you savor finely-prepared tea sandwiches and house-made pastries, while sipping premium hot tea and listening to live piano music.  Add a glass of champagne for a “Grand Royal Tea.”
Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Please see Concierge or call 407-597-5450. ($)

Himalayan Salt Therapy

Open Daily, 9am – 9pm,
Waldorf Astoria Spa

Shake up your weekend with Himalayan Salt Therapy. Enjoy a relaxing and recharging session inside our therapeutic Himalayan Salt Room, where salt-infused air helps to clear allergens, reduce inflammation and improve respiratory function. ($)

To book your experience please see Concierge or call 407-597-5360.

Champagne Check-In

Waldorf Astoria Lobby
Fridays, 3pm-6pm

Celebrate your arrival with a complimentary glass of champagne.

 

Live Entertainment

Nightly, 6pm – 10pm
Peacock Alley

Enjoy live music while taking in the fabulous vibe of Peacock Alley.

Astoria After Dark

Fridays & Saturdays, 6pm – 10pm,
WA Kids Club

Adults are not the only ones to have fun. The WA Kids Club is offering a nightly children’s program including dinner and a non-stop roster of fun activities – providing parents some “adult time” in which to experience Food & Wine Weekend activities. Cost is $75 per child and $25 for each additional child. ($)

 

Disney Transportation

Access all of the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Disney Springs® with ease by taking our luxury shuttle transportation.. Pick-up is conveniently located at the porte-cochere.

Test Track at Epcot

Disney 𝑭𝒂𝒔𝒕𝑷𝒂𝒔𝒔+ (60 Day Advance)

Disney FastPass+ service allows you to skip the standby line for select attractions, shows and character greetings! With the purchase of a valid ticket or Annual Pass, you can make selections as early as 60 days prior to check-in for the entire length of your stay. And the best part? There is no extra charge for this complimentary benefit. Upon booking your stay, please allow from 24-72 hours for your information to be added to the Disney reservation system. Ask your travel provider to ensure they can give you the necessary ticket confirmation or hotel reservation number needed to utilize this benefit. Available for stays through December 31, 2020.

Disney 𝑬𝒙𝒕𝒓𝒂 𝑴𝒂𝒈𝒊𝒄 𝑯𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒔 Benefit

Enjoy more time for family fun with Disney’s Extra Magic Hours benefit. Each day one Disney Theme Park either opens early or stays open late so you can enjoy select attractions longer! A voucher is required to access Extra Magic Hours Benefit. Please inquire at check-in. Extra Magic Hours benefit must be used during the dates of your reservation. Please note that not all Walt Disney World® Theme Park attractions are available during Extra Magic Hours. Extra Magic Hours schedule and available attractions are subject to change without notice. Available for stays through December 31, 2020. Valid theme park admission is required.

Best of Waldorf Package

Experience more of Food & Wine Weekends with a $50 nightly resort credit. Use your credit to dine at one of our acclaimed restaurants, play on the Waldorf Astoria Golf Course or pamper yourself at the Waldorf Astoria Spa.

Package Includes:

  • $50 resort credit per each night of your stay
  • Resort credit may be used toward spa, golf and dining
  • Deluxe guest room, featuring premium bedding and twice-daily housekeeping
  • Access to Disney Extra Magic Hours and Extra, Extra Magic Hours benefits
  • Book Disney FastPass+ (up to 60 days in advance)
  • Transportation to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Disney Springs®
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