Food & Wine Weekends return to Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek September 16 through November 13, 2016 when the two side-by-side properties will host a slew of mouthwatering culinary events and experiences.
Designed to complement the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival (located less than one mile from the property), Food & Wine weekends allow food lovers to explore culinary tastes and experiences minus Epcot's massive crowds.
The program will include a set of signature guest favorites including the eight-flavored macaroon bar, traditional Royal Tea and Bar du Chocolat with champagne tasting, plus four-course tasting dinners at the hotels’ restaurants.
The Taste of Bull & Bear
Friday and Saturday, 6 – 10pm, Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Experience an exclusive tasting four-course menu comprised of exquisite food and wine pairings prepared by the illustrious chefs of Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Reservations recommended
The Taste of La Luce
Friday and Saturday, 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
The Art of Sushi Pairing
Friday and Saturday, 5 – 10pm, Zeta Bar & Sushi Lounge at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Enjoy an exciting epicurean journey at Zeta Bar & Sushi Lounge, exploring perfect pairings of sake and beer with favorite sushi dishes.
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30pm, Peacock Alley at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Muddle, mix and sample! Partake in an interactive experience creating their very own specialty cocktails.
Sip, Swirl & Savor – A Wine Tasting Experience
Friday and Saturday, 5pm – 7pm, outside of La Luce at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Before dinner, sample an array of wines which will be offered as a complement to The Taste of La Luce dinner menu. Regardless of your wine knowledge, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn more from an experienced sommelier. Select Weekends.
Bar du Chocolat and Champagne Tasting
Friday and Saturday, 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 world-class pastry team. Highlights include chocolate truffles, exotic chocolate cakes and bowls of beautiful bon-bons. A selection of champagnes for pairing is also available.
Friday & Saturday, 6 – 10pm, MYTH Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Whether indulging in a pre or post-dinner treat, visit the Macaron Bar to try an assortment of flavors, hand-made by the resort’s world-class pastry team.
Craft Beer Experience
Friday & Saturday, MYTH Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Local breweries are showcased in this interactive tasting of craft beers. Select weekends
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
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.
Waldorf Astoria Spa Tuscany Wine Special
Daily, Waldorf Astoria Spa
Experience the powerful antioxidants of red wine powder, red grape seed extract, crushed grape seeds and pure grape seed oil as you indulge in an extravagant Tuscany Wine Wrap or Pedicure.
Nightly, Peacock Alley at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
All dining and overnight guests of Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek are invited to enjoy Food & Wine Weekend experiences.
Room rates at Waldorf Astoria Orlando from $299/night; room rates at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek from $179/night.
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