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Food & Wine Weekends-Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Bonnet Creek

It’s that time of year when Fall hits Central Florida and the Food & Wine Weekends begin! It may still be 90 degrees outside but everyone loves Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and to add even more culinary experiences to your delight is the fabulous Food & Wine Weekends at Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Bonnet Creek. Happening every weekend until November 24th.

Waldorf Orlando Lobby Food & Wine Weekends

The great thing about these amazing weekends is that you can come out for an evening or completely immerse yourself in a weekend retreat. They also have complimentary transportation to the Disney Theme Parks if you are a resort guest as well as Extra Magical Hours. It is one of my favorite resorts to stay and the service I receive always feels like home.

Hilton Bonnet Creek Lobby Food & Wine Weekends

I attended a media preview featuring tastings from their fantastic Chefs of both resorts. Let me walk you through the dishes I got to try. 

You can listen to our podcast below about the full experience of Food & Wine Weekends Tasting on Magic 24.7 or the vidcast version here.

The Taste of Bull & Bear

Fridays & Saturdays, 6pm-10pm

Experience an exclusive four-course tasting menu comprised of exquisite food and wine pairings- prepared by the illustrious chefs of Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Speciality MENU for Food & Wine Weekends.

Oyster Rockefeller Peak Season Boutique Oyster, Pernod, Fresh Spinach, Cheesecrumb

Bull and Bear Oysters Food & Wine Weekends

Taste of La Luce

Fridays & Saturdays, 6pm-11pm

Exclusive four-course menu with recommended wines featuring the best of La Luce. I love La Luce. Their menu has something for everyone and is made with comfort ingredients that make you want to order one of everything. The Olives are AMAZING, try them you won’t regret it. Specialty MENU for Food & Wine Weekends.

Lasagna Ai Funghi

Wild Mushroom, Spinach, Truffle Cheese

Arancini Alla Milanese

Risotto Fritters, Saffron, Veal Shanks, Aged Provolone 

La Luce Lasagna Food & Wine Weekends

Cauliflower Salad (Vegan)

LaLuce Cauliflower Salad Food & Wine Weekends

Taste of Zeta Asia

Fridays & Saturdays, 5pm-10pm
An exciting epicurean journey awaits as you explore perfect pairings of their favorite Asian-inspired dishes with sake or beer. Zeta also has a great happy hour if you are looking to meet up with friends earlier in the evening or a start to a date night.
Specialty MENU for Food & Wine Weekends.


Bonsai Roll: Spicy Ahi Tuna, Cucumber, BBQ Eel, Avocado, Tempera Crunch.

Kanji Roll: Spicy Spicy Salmon, Cucumber, Avocado, Tobiko, Sriacha, Micro Cilantro. 

Zeta Asia Sushi Food & Wine Weekends

Pork Bao Buns 

Slow-roasted Pork Belly, Tangy Asian BBQ Sauce, Pickled Cucumber & Bao Bun.

Zeta Asia Bao Buns Food & Wine Weekends

Beyond Beef Bibimbap

Spinach, Cucumber, Mushrooms, Bean Sprouts with Japanese Rice. (Vegan)

Zeta Bibimmbap Food & Wine Weekends

Sip, Swirl & Savor – A Wine Tasting Experience

Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30pm-7pm
Right outside of La Luce come sample an array of wines which as a compliment to the Taste of La Luce dinner menu. It’s a great opportunity to learn about wine from an experienced sommelier.

Wine Tasting La Luce Food and Wine Weekends Hilton Bonnet Creek Orlando

Bar du Chocolat and Champagne Tasting

Peacock Alley

Saturdays, 6:30pm-10:30pm

THIS table is what sweet dreams are made of! I am telling you if you love treats then this experience is not to be missed! A decadent selection of a la carte chocolate treats hand-crafted by Waldorf’s world-class pastry team. A selection of champagnes are also available.

Waldorf Desserts Bar Chocolat Food & Wine Weekends

Waldorf Bar Chocolat Food & Wine Weekends

Pop Culture Food & Wine Weekends

Myth Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek 

Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm-10pm

Assortment flavors of fresh, fruit popsicles, creamy organic ice pops and adult poptails. Choose from various toppings as well. 

Waldorf Chefs Food & Wine Weekends

Cocktail Creations Food & Wine Weekends

Saturdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm

Peacock Alley

Muddle, mix and sample! Partake in an interactive experience creating your very own specialty cocktails.

Waldorf Cocktail Food & Wine Weekends

Silk and Candy Cocktail

Which is a spin off of the classic Bee’s Knees. Gin, Lemon, honey/green tea and sheep’s milk yogurt garnished with edible flowers. 

Royal Tea

Peacock Alley

Sundays, 2pm-4pm

This Royal Tea is the best one that I have been to in Central Florida. If you would like to read about my experience HERE. I could sit there all day in the glory of finely-prepared tea sandwiches and house-made pastries while sipping premium hot tea and listening to live piano music. They do require reservations 24 hours in advance.

Waldorf Astoria Orlando Royal Tea Tier of food

Hilton Bonnet Creek and the Waldorf Astoria Orlando is one the best resorts to stay if you are on a vacation in Central Florida or even as option for a business trip. You will receive plush amenities and amazing service. I hope you will venture out on your next trip to visit these resorts or stop by for a superb dining experience. 

For more info on Food & Wine Weekends click here for a pdf guide.

Pinterest Waldorf and Hilton Food & Wine Weekends

Come follow along on Instagram @acupofcharming for all my culinary adventures as they transpire. I have a highlight of videos of Food & Wine Weekends on my profile page for you to check out.

I was a guest of the Waldorf Astoria for this tasting. As always, all opinions are my own.

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Hi, my name is Ashley and I live in Florida with my husband and our dog, Penelope. Currently, I work in the local culinary industry and enjoy sharing my latest recipe development, travel escapes, and entertainment. Nothing brings people together like an appetizing meal and great conversation

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