Now through April 21, 2020 visitors at Disney California Adventure can enjoy the best of California in food and wine with a purchase of a Sip and Savor Pass. Explore your way through a variety of creative fare and beverages, classes, tastings and dinners.
FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Stores and kiosks offer food theme related attire, cooking accessories, drink bottles and cookbooks.
CULINARY EXPERIENCES: At Hollywood Backlot Stage kids ages 3 to 11 have the opportunity to whip up creative treats and stir up some fun with Chef Goofy. On the weekends Top Chefs including Brian Malarkey from Herb & Wood, and Cathay Circle Restaurant – Chef de Cuisine Alex Flores will lead outdoor culinary demonstrations and cooking exhibitions. Other visiting chefs include Nyesha Arrington, Richard Blais, Jet Tila, Amy Benson.
MEET A FARMER: Also on weekends, guests can meet farmers, ranchers and growers who grow the food we eat. They will provide guests a mini cooking demonstration using their own ingredients.
FESTIVAL MARKETPLACE KIOSKS: Purchase a Sip and Savor Pass with 8 food tabs for $56, including tax. Passes are available at the Sip and Savor Cart, Seaside Souvenirs, Elias & Co., Kingswell Camera Shop, Rushin’ River Outfitters, Studio Store and each Festival Marketplace. The cleverly named eateries include Nuts About Cheese, One in a Melon, Peppers Cali-Ente, LA Style, Avocado Time, Off the Cob, I ❤️Artichokes, Cluck -A-Doodle-Moo, Berry Patch and Garlic Kissed.
UNCORK CALIFORNIA: Enjoy flights and cheese plates on the Sonoma Terrace at Golden Vine Winery. During the weekends beer, wine and mixology classes and tasting seminars are $25 per guest 21+. Over at Carthay Circle they are offering Winemaker Receptions for $100 per person. Starting at 7 pm, enjoy an intimate evening tasting a variety of wine and hors d’ oeuvres. Tom Johnson from Skywalker Vineyard will pour end enlighten ticket holders on Friday, March 20. Ashley Parker Snider from Fess Parker Winery will be pouring on March 27, and Jonathan Emmerich of Silverado Vineyards will pour on April 10.
On Wednesdays and Thursdays starting at 1:30 pm, journey backstage into a kitchen to learn about the the sweet and savory secret stories behind the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.