Epcot International Food & Wine Festival —Celebrity Chefs – Part 2

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival —Celebrity Chefs – Part 2

Join a “who’s who” of kitchen geniuses as celebrity chefs steal the show with their creative ideas for whipping up food at the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival!

Chef Michael Deardorff and Chef Wade Camerer

Parade of Epicurean Superstars

Roll out the red carpet when gourmet VIPs gather for a celebration of global cuisine!

Festival-goers are in for a really sweet treat as the world’s leading culinary experts gather at Epcot. From creating signature dishes at our many restaurants to sharing their top-notch tips and tricks during live demonstrations, these legends are sure to deliver a feast for the senses you won’t soon forget!

Please note that events for each chef varies, so be sure to check out the Festival calendar in the park for more details. In addition, all appearances are subject to cancelation or change without notice.

Pam Smith and Buddy Valastro in the kitchen at Epcot

Meet the Chefs

Catch your favorite mealtime maestros in action and send your taste buds soaring!

Pack your appetites for mouthwatering Festival events featuring celebrity chefs from television, entertainment and restaurants around the world—including Walt Disney World Resort:

Walt Disney World Chefs

  • Amanda Lauder
  • Amber Vega
  • Andrew Larkin
  • Andrew McCullough
  • Anthony Benacquisto
  • Anthony Marotta
  • Bayron Sagastume
  • Beatriz Candelario
  • Bill Clark
  • Candie Stone
  • Carlos Torres
  • Christine Weissman
  • Cinderella Riem
  • Crystal Saunders
  • Dale Reynolds
  • Damon Lauder
  • Dan Marozzi
  • Daniel Sicilia
  • Denny Roach
  • Deran Lanpher
  • Edward Mitchell
  • Eggie Ruiz
  • Eugene Schlienger
  • George Yiu
  • Gerardo Gonzalez-Quijada
  • Gina Greene
  • Glenn O’Brien
  • Gregg Hannon
  • Henry Smart
  • James O’Donnell
  • Jarrod Pearman
  • Jean-Marc Viallet
  • Jeff Barnes
  • Jerry Helminski
  • Jessi Sudsa-nguan
  • Joe Green
  • John State
  • Juan Paniagua
  • Julia Thrash
  • Kevin Chong
  • Kevin Downing
  • Kristine Farmer
  • Lorene Vanetti
  • Marco Chaves
  • Matt Avery
  • Michelle Kelly
  • Mikko Gruenzner
  • Nick Burton
  • Nick Crispino
  • Noah Estabrook
  • Noah French
  • Patrick Gribbin
  • Paul Katkowski
  • Paul Nichols
  • Peter Daledda
  • Rebeca Modia
  • Rob Alvarado
  • Roberto Rivera Otero
  • Sahib Bhatt
  • Scott Hunnel
  • Sergio Avila Favela
  • Thomas Massey
  • Tim Dixon
  • TJ Sudiswa
  • Valarie Enters
  • Yoly Lazo Colon

I’m proud to say one of my friends, Mike Kravanis was a guest chef for the first time this year.  Mike demonstrated bento making of Stitch for the Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It series!  It was a hit!  Hope to see you next year, Mike!


(Some information from DisneyWorld.com)



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