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Sunday, February 4, 2024

Walt Disney World Chefs to Offer Unique Treats at “9th Annual Field to Feast” Benefit

 by Beth Keating



February 4, 2024


A culinary team from some of Walt Disney World’s best restaurants will be arriving on scene at Long & Scott Farms on February 10, 2024, for the “9th Annual Field to Feast” Benefit.  “Field to Feast” raises funds for Second Harvest Food Bank Kids Cafe, an after-school meal service program providing food to children in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties, with 100% of the proceeds going to the food bank.

Source: EdibleOrlando.com

This open-air event features live music, farm tours, and more, as guests enjoy a wide array of locally sourced foods, expertly prepared at different food stations by Disney’s culinary team.  The event has sold out every year, but as of the writing of this article, there were a very limited number of tickets still available.

Chefs from nearly a dozen Walt Disney World restaurants and pastry teams, including several of the Resort’s signature dining locations, will be participating in this year’s feast, representing California Grill (Contemporary Resort), Port Orleans ResortBe Our Guest Restaurant (Magic Kingdom), Tiffins (Animal Kingdom), Hollywood Brown Derby (Hollywood Studios), Narcoossee’s (Grand Floridian), Toledo (Coronado Springs), and Flying Fish (BoardWalk). Master Sommelier George Miliotes (Wine Bar George, Disney Springs) will be arranging the wine, beer and cocktail pairings.

The feast takes place from 2:00-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, at Long & Scott Farms in Mt. Dora, hosted by farmer Hank Scott.

Tickets are $195, and are available through edibleorlando.com, or Eventbrite.

The chefs participating this year include:


• Chef Jerry Gonzalez-Quijada and Sommelier Robert Gilbert; Be Our Guest Restaurant, Magic Kingdom


• Chef Jerry Gonzalez-Quijada and Sommelier Robert Gilbert; Tiffins, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park


• Chef Axel Martinez and Sommelier Kelly Mikles; The Hollywood Brown Derby, Disney’s Hollywood Studios


• Chef Noah Estabrook and Sommelier Kiki Cortello; Narcoossee’s, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa


• Chef Gina Greene; Toledo – Tapas, Steak, and Seafood, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort


• Chef Matthew Eiler and Sommelier Michael Scheifler; Flying Fish, Disney’s BoardWalk


• Chef Matthew Birch and Sommelier Matt Christi; California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort


• Pastry Chef Crystal Saunders; Disney’s Art of Animation and Disney’s Pop Century Resort


• Chef Ernie Haverkorn and Sommelier Debbie Weinstein; Disney’s Port Orleans Resort Bakery




Beth Keating is a theme parks, restaurant and entertainment reporter for DisneyBizJournal.


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