The Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival 2015: Insider Tips for Disney® Visa Cardmembers
September 28, 2015
For twenty years now, the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival has brought incredible Disney dining, drinks, music, and culture from all over the globe to one incredible event for food fans and Disney fans alike. This year, the festival runs from September 25th to November 16th, and Disney Visa Cardmembers have opportunities to experience one-of-a-kind access to tasty events and a relaxing retreat that make this beloved celebration even more delicious!
The Chase Lounge
As Chase Cardmembers make their way through the World Showcase at Epcot® and enter the culinary event and tasting underway at the American Adventure Pavilion, they can access the third floor of the Pavilion at the elevator located between the attraction entrance and the gift shop. Once there, by simply presenting their Disney Visa Card or other Chase credit or debit card, Cardmembers gain access to the exclusive Chase Lounge, where they can sit back, relax, enjoy a refreshment and plan the rest of their globetrotting meals with ease. The Chase Lounge is open 11 am to 9 pm on Sunday through Thursday, and 11 am to 10 pm on select Fridays and Saturdays for an extra hour of weekend fun.1
Special Cardmember Dining Experiences
The Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival has a mouth-watering and jaw-dropping array of events each year, and this year’s 20th celebration is no exception. On top of the tastings, concerts, and celebrity guests, Cardmembers have access to special dining experiences, each created exclusively for Disney Visa Cardmembers!2
The Making of Party for the Senses-From Idea to Implementation
Take a glimpse behind the scenes of The Making of Party for the Senses-From Idea to Implementation while enjoying a lunch of world-class dishes like Malbec demi-braised pork chops with shaved truffles, paired with beverages in the Wine View Lounge and followed by a dessert station provided by the festival’s finest pastry chefs. This exclusive event occurs October 27th from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, for $125 per guest plus tax.
The Creation of Food & Wine Marketplaces From Blueprints to Building
Meet an Imagineer, a Festival Chef, and a Beverage Professional who will discuss the ins and outs of the Festival’s signature Marketplaces as breakfast is served, including beef tenderloin, Yukon Gold hash, and a New England lobster roll to kick off a day of festivities. This exclusive event occurs November 9th from 8:00 am to 9:30 am, for $99 per guest plus tax.
Bring your Disney Visa Credit Card along to the 20th celebration of the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival to sweeten your experience, and learn how Disney Visa Credit Card perks can go beyond food and wine and enhance your entire Disney vacation experience, including:
- 10% off select merchandise purchases of $50 or more at select locations at Walt Disney World® Resort.3,4
- 10% off select Disney dining locations most days at Walt Disney World® Resort.5
- 15% off the non-discounted price of select guided tours at Walt Disney World® Resort.6
- Get special vacation financing on select Disney vacation packages purchased with your Disney Visa® Card.7
- Cardmembers can also enjoy our Character Meet ‘N’ Greet.
Offered daily 1pm to 7pm at Innoventions West at Epcot®. Stop by to meet and pose with some of your favorite Disney Characters. Just present your Disney Visa Card to enter this exclusive event.8
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