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19th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Premium Event Reservations Open July 31, 2014

Foodies and festival fans can fire up their phones at 7 a.m. on July 31, 2014, to begin booking premium events slated for the 19th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 19-Nov. 10. During this year's 53-day food, wine, beer and cocktail extravaganza – Epcot's longest food and wine festival ever — guests can choose from a variety of special culinary and beverage programs like the popular Party for the Senses grand tasting experience and the new "Boot Camp Series" epicurean adventure. These special events have proven to be extremely popular and availability is limited. Guests can book:

  • NEW! Dining Through the Decades, A Tribute to Walt Disney (Oct. 24) $99 pp or $119 pp
  • NEW! Experience Puerto Rico – The All Star Island (Sept. 20) $99 pp
  • NEW! Epcot International Food & Wine Festival — Boot Camp Series interactive epicurean adventure (Sept. 21, Oct. 5, 12, 19, Nov. 2) $119 pp
  • NEW! Food for Thought (Fridays, plus Saturday Oct. 11) $169 pp
  • NEW! Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing (Wednesdays) $55 pp
  • NEW! Italian White Truffle & Wine Pairing Dinner (Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) $295 pp
  • Parisian Breakfast (Saturdays) $39 pp
  • "3D" Disney's Dessert Discovery (Oct. 3, 10 and 17) $59 or $99 pp
  • Culinary Adventures in Signature Dining
(more than 20 dinners throughout the festival; prices vary)
  • Shake and Indulge Like the French Featuring Grand Marnier (Saturdays beginning Sept. 27) $55 pp
  • Cheese Seminars (Saturdays) $79 pp
  • Party for the Senses (Oct. 4, 11, 18 and Nov. 1) $149, $189 or $299 pp
  • Party for the Senses Featuring Disney Chefs from Around the World (Oct. 25) $149, $189 or $299 pp
  • Food & Wine Pairings (Tuesdays and Thursdays) $55 pp
  • Sunday Mornings With . . . (Sundays) $99 pp

Additional special events slated will include Italian and French pairings and lunches, a Japan "Hibachi Experience" and a Mexican tequila lunch. Guests also can book special festival experiences including daily Culinary Demonstrations ($15), Mixology Seminars ($15) and Wine Seminars ($15). To make reservations, call 407/WDW-FEST (939-3378). Inside-the-park festival dining experiences as well as culinary and beverage programs require park admission fees. Premium event programming and details will be posted July 24 at epcotfoodfestival.com.

Guests can book seminars and demos, Party for the Senses and Disney's 3-D Dessert Discovery at epcotfoodfestival.com.