SHANGHAI (April 12, 2019) – A world of flavors awaits at Shanghai Disney Resort’s inaugural International Food & Drink Fest that opens today in Disneytown. From today through May 4 the new festival will feature an incredible assortment of delectable dishes and drinks, fantastic cooking-inspired activities – including the Disney · Chef Cooking Show and the Disney · Chef Studio – and lively entertainment that will immerse guests in all the sights, sounds, tastes and magic this brand-new festival has to offer.
From Latin Cantina to Italian Terrace, Seoul Snack to Hawaii Sweet, 13 different international food booths throughout the festival market will offer guests tempting tastes from a number of countries and regions from around the globe. Menus from each location feature unique dishes and snacks created using fresh, healthy ingredients as well as a range of non-alcoholic beverages, beer, wine and cocktails from every corner of the globe. Guests can also discover a delicious array of sweet treats including ice cream, chocolate cakes, cranberry apple pies and more.
For guests looking to develop their passion for cooking, or meet the talented chefs behind the resort’s tastiest creations, the daily Disney · Chef Cooking Show at Disneytown’s Lakeshore Lawn is an opportunity not to be missed! Here, local Disney chefs and culinary experts share their passion for creative cuisine by hosting live on-stage showcases as guests learn their techniques, tricks and tips and discover recipes that they can recreate at home.
Guests of all ages are also invited to enhance their experience by participating in the new Disney · Chef Studio where they can spend time learning how to make some of the resort’s most popular dishes, such as the New Zealand Venison Duo, Blue Summer Crab Salad and Lobster Risotto, or try their hand at combining a number of ingredients to make their very own Disney candy apples, Disney chocolate marshmallows or Minnie cranberry muffins. The fun-filled Chef Studio is free to join and runs several times a day from Monday to Friday, with special classes also focusing on dessert decorating, coffee demos, wine tasting and more. Chef Donald will also make special appearances at both the daily Disney · Chef Cooking Show and the Disney · Chef Studio on the weekends to meet and greet all in attendance.
Throughout the festival, a stellar lineup of talented artists and bands are also performing live for guests adding to the incredible entertainment offerings and special activities scheduled for the daily Open-air Show on the Disneytown stage.
The International Food & Drink Fest opens today and will run through May 4. Tickets for the Food & Drink Fest can be purchased via the official Shanghai Disney Resort WeChat account and through the resort’s travel trade partner Meituan Dianping. In addition, Annual Pass holders can also enjoy complimentary admission to the festival Monday through Friday (excluding May 1-3, 2019).