Food & Wine Weekends are back at Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. From September 14 through November 11, 2018, this 8th annual culinary fete turns a date night or weekend getaway into a gastronomical adventure thanks to a slew of food-centric events, experiences, and offerings.
Developed for foodies (especially those visiting Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival), the program for Food & Wine Weekends includes signature guest favorites such as the legendary Bar du Chocolat with a champagne tasting and Sunday Royal Tea. Couples visiting for date night or for a weekend getaway can make reservations to enjoy the prix-fixe tasting dinners at the hotels’ signature restaurants, Bull & Bear, La Luce and Zeta Asia.
The Taste of Bull & Bear
Fridays and Saturdays, 6 – 10pm, Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Experience an exclusive tasting five-course menu comprised of food and wine pairings prepared by Waldorf Astoria Orlando chefs. Reservations recommended. $125 per person
The Taste of La Luce
Fridays and Saturdays, 6 – 11pm, La Luce at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
From the kitchen of La Luce at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, enjoy an exclusive four-course menu with recommended wine pairings featuring the best of La Luce. Reservations recommended. $55 per person
The Taste of Zeta Asia
Fridays and Saturdays, 5 – 10pm, Zeta Asia at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Explore perfect pairings of sake and beer with favorite Asian-inspired dishes. View menu. $35 per person
Bar du Chocolat and Champagne Tasting
Saturdays, 6:30 – 10:30pm, Peacock Alley at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
A decadent selection of à la carte chocolate treats hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s pastry team. Highlights include chocolate truffles, exotic chocolate cakes, and bowls of beautiful bon-bons. A selection of champagnes for pairing is also available. Select dates; various prices.
Saturday, 8 – 10pm, MYTH Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Try our home-made, fresh fruit popsicles, creamy organic ice pop and adult poptails! Choose from a variety of gourmet toppings, including hand-dipped chocolate, caramelized almonds, sweet coconut and chocolate vermicelli.
Master Pastry Class
Learn the secrets of the Waldorf Astoria Orlando world-class pastry team as they host a complimentary gourmet baking demonstration. From delicate pastries to the perfect cookie, you’ll learn tips on how to make, bake and decorate the perfect dessert. Space is limited. To reserve your seat please see Waldorf Concierge or call 407-597-5450.
Royal Tea – A Waldorf Astoria Tradition
Sundays, 2 – 4pm, Peacock Alley at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Savor finely-prepared tea sandwiches and house-made pastries while sipping premium hot tea and listening to live piano music. Add a glass of champagne for a “Grand Royal Tea.” Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. From $40.
Saturdays 4:30 – 5:30pm, Peacock Alley at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Muddle, mix, and sample! Partake in an interactive experience creating your very own specialty cocktails. Select dates. FREE
Astoria After Dark
Friday and Saturday, 6 – 10pm, WA Kids Club
The WA Kids Club offers a nightly children’s program including dinner and a non-stop roster of fun activities – providing parents some “adult time” in which to experience Food & Wine Weekends.
Nightly, Peacock Alley at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
All guests of Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek are invited to enjoy Food & Wine Weekend experiences.
Make your plans for date night or an overnight stay over the course of nine weekends, and pair the experience with a visit to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, happening less than one mile from the property.
Between Food & Wine Weekend events, guests can enjoy hotel amenities including luxurious, epicurean-inspired spa services at Waldorf Astoria Spa, 18-hole golf on the Rees Jones- designed course and two pool complexes featuring private cabanas, a waterslide, and three-acre lazy river.
To make a reservation at Waldorf Astoria Orlando, please visit www.waldorfastoriaorlando.com/food-wine or call 888-353-2009.
To make a reservation at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, please visit www.hiltonbonnetcreek.com/food-wine or call 888-353-2013.
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