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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic dates announced

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The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has announced the dates for its fifth Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic this fall. The Food & Wine Classic is a two-day outdoor festival with food, wine, celebrity chefs and seminars.

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The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will be help Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on both nights, with seminars taking place starting at 2:30 p.m.

The event highlights the award-winning restaurants at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and more than 30 wineries, beers and spirits. This year, there is an upgrade option to include a beer garden with select beers and food pairings. In previous years, Chef Todd English, who owns Todd English's bluezoo in Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, was at the event to meet and greet guests.

New to the event are three food pairing experiences. These seminars require an additional ticket and tend to sell out quickly. This year's offerings include:

  • Wine Blending
  • Let's Make Caipirinha's (New for 2014)
  • It's Better to "Wine" in Italian (New for 2014)
  • TQU: Tequila University (New for 2014)
  • Base to Bubbles
  • Beer, Please!
  • Modern Mixology
  • The Fine Art of Sushi and Sake
  • The Cheese Course
  • Pasta Making with Chef Cib

Tickets to the Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic can be purchased as part of a hotel package or separately. A one-day ticket costs $89.45, plus tax. For more information, visit or The event does sell out.

For guests attending the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World this event is just a 10 - 15 minute walk or short ferry ride away. The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be taking place Sep. 19 - Nov. 10, 2014.

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