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In the Kitchen With…at the 2017 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

A chef in the demonstration kitchen pours oil into a sauté pan filled with vegetables, with dishes of prepped ingredients

See favorite celebrity chefs demonstrate their kitchen prowess―you’ll even have a chance to taste the final dish and get an autograph.

A final touch of herbs is added to a dish of minced vegetables

Event Details and Schedule

You’ve seen them on TV―now watch as each star chef shares cooking tips and recipe ideas, and you sample the delicious results.

What’s on the menu? Pure entertainment as the guest chef turns up the heat to create one of their signature dishes. And when the demonstration is complete, the chef will be available for autographs.*

Saturday, March 11 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
G. Garvin
Road Trip with G. Garvin and Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin

Saturday, March 18 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert Irvine — Sold Out 
Restaurant: Impossible

Saturday, March 25 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Graham Elliot — Sold Out 

Saturday, April 1 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Guy Fieri — Sold Out
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Guy’s Grocery Games

Saturday, April 8 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cat Cora
Cat Cora’s Kitchen

Saturday, April 15 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jet Tila
Chopped and Cutthroat Kitchen

Event Location and Price
Festival Showplace, Stage 17 in Hollywood Land
$99.00 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event. Guests ages 21 and older must present a valid photo ID to be served an alcoholic beverage. Space is limited. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.

*Limit two (2) items signed per chef, per Guest. Items to be autographed must be purchased at the event, and we ask that you do not bring any personal items to be signed. A valid Disneyland Resort receipt showing purchase of the item at the event may be required. Autograph appearances are subject to time and availability. 

An assortment of garlic, potatoes, parsley and onions

About the Chefs

Star chefs will be up on stage, demonstrating how to make a few of their signature dishes.

G. Garvin
Atlanta born G. Garvin has worked in renowned kitchens across America. This James Beard Award nominee has also authored 3 cookbooks, launched a line of food products and makes frequent appearances on TV. 

Robert Irvine
Known for his no-nonsense approach to the business of running a restaurant on Restaurant: Impossible, Robert is a talented chef who brings a wealth of experience into the kitchen.

Graham Elliot
Named one of Food & Wine magazine's Best New Chefs in 2014 and inducted into the Chicago Chefs Hall of Fame, you may have spotted Graham on Iron Chef America and Top Chef Masters.

Guy Fieri 
Great American comfort food’s champion is the one and only Guy Fieri, whose high-energy approach to cooking is familiar to millions. He’s produced multiple cookbooks and books about food.

Cat Cora 
Cat grew up in a family of restauranteurs and brings her refined touch to the Festival Stage. She is Food Network’s first and only Female Iron Chef and is president and cofounder of Chefs for Humanity.

Jet Tila
A master of modern Asian cuisine, Southern California native Jet is nationally recognized for his culinary expertise. He’s been featured on Cutthroat Kitchen and Iron Chef America

A charcuterie board, a glass of wine, small plates and a dish of crostini

Reservations and More Information

Reservations are required and can be made starting 60 days prior to each individual event’s date.

Space is limited, so we recommend you make reservations in advance. Reservations may be made through the day of an event, however we are unable to guarantee availability. Price does not include tax and gratuities for servers. Full payment is required at time of booking to secure your reservation.

To make reservations online, use the “Check Availability” module to select the date, time and party size for the event you wish to attend. If reservations are available, you will be taken to the payment page. Reservations can also be made by calling (714) 781-DINE or (714) 781-3463. Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.

Reservations must be canceled no less than 72 hours prior to the event to avoid a full-price cancellation fee. 

Important Information

  • Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event.
  • Guests ages 21 and older must present a valid photo ID to be served an alcoholic beverage. 
  • Check-in begins 45 minutes prior to the event at Stage 17 in Hollywood Land.
  • Each Guest will receive an individual tasting of some of the presented dishes.
  • Event elements and information, including presenters, schedules, pricing and hours are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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More Festival Food and Fun!

Check out all the exciting culinary seminars, tastings and other delicious happenings during the 2017 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.

Participating Restaurants

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