Tag: food and wine festival

Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern: Mickey Melons and Haggis

Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern: Mickey Melons and Haggis

| November 5, 2009 | 6 Replies

The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival not only has country kiosks with their wide samplings of dishes, but the festival also brings in dozens of visiting chefs and speakers including many celebrity chefs and television personalities.  October 30th and 31st, Travel Channel Personality Andrew Zimmern attended the festival, and he sat down with myself [...]

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Good-Bye Race for the Taste: Hello New Medal

Good-Bye Race for the Taste: Hello New Medal

| October 15, 2009 | 4 Replies

It was a hot and steamy morn for 4,000+ competitors in the final Race For The Taste 10K.  Runners started arriving around 5:00 am at Disney’s Wide World of Sports for the 7:00 am race start.  It was already 75° with 97% humidity, and sure to get hotter as the sun rose.  Jose Henriquez of [...]

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EPCOT VP Dan Cockerell Discusses Food and Wine Festival

EPCOT VP Dan Cockerell Discusses Food and Wine Festival

| September 28, 2009 | 6 Replies

wdwinfo.com photos by Corey Martin Dan Cockerell, 40, Vice President of EPCOT, has worked with the Disney Company for over 18 years.  He started right out of college parking cars in the EPCOT parking lot, worked his way up to a front-line food and beverage manager at the Disneyland Resort Paris, and, as of February [...]

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Two Fall Disney Races to End: Run ‘Em While You Can

Two Fall Disney Races to End: Run ‘Em While You Can

| August 24, 2009 | 3 Replies

The team at Disney’s Endurance Series recently announced 2009 is the final year for two of their three Fall races: the Race for the Taste 10k and the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 13k.  The creative medals for these events are heading into the race medal vault.  The Race for the Taste has been part [...]

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Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival Opens

Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival Opens

| April 27, 2009 | 3 Replies

This weekend marked the opening of Disney’s California Food and Wine Festival at Disney’s California Adventure in the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.  There are many tantalizing and tasty events to choose from this year.  The free events include culinary demonstrations featuring well-known chefs, educational sessions, a junior chef program for kids, and wine and [...]

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