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'The Chew' celebrates 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Thu, Jul 21st 2016 03:55 pm
ABC's `The Chew` features entertaining expert Clinton Kelly, health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz and celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall. (ABC photo by Craig Sjodin)
ABC's "The Chew" features entertaining expert Clinton Kelly, health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz and celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall. (ABC photo by Craig Sjodin)

During its sixth season, "The Chew" made history by traveling to Orlando to tape a week of programs highlighting all of the food, fun and festivities of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort.

Co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall and Clinton Kelly had a magical experience with stellar dining, thrilling rides and one-of-a-kind experiences, including visiting Animal Kingdom and buckling in for a high-speed adventure at "Test Track" presented by Chevrolet in Epcot. 

Guests included Alfonso Ribeiro ("AFV"), Bellamy Young ("Scandal") and Christina Milian ("Grandfathered"). "The Chew" also surprised its live audience with appearances from the classic Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Goofy and a performance from the cast of Disney's "Festival of The Lion King." 

Those episodes will be replayed next week. (Subject to change; weekdays at 1 p.m. EDT on ABC)

Monday, July 25 - "The Chew's Family Vacation" (original airdate: Oct. 12) - Carla makes a delicious Norwegian roasted salmon and ranch potato galette; Michael visits "The Land at Epcot" to check out the center's hydroponic gardening program and make a meal with its vegetables; Mickey Mouse and Goofy stop by to say hello. 

Tuesday, July 26 - "Making Meal Magic" (Oct. 13) - Alfonso Ribeiro, Mario and Michael square off with their recipes for angel hair with Brussels sprouts, bacon and walnuts and shrimp fra diavolo over linguine. 

Wednesday, July 27 - "Easy Five Star Feast" (Oct. 14) - Mario visits Iron Chef Morimoto's new restaurant at Disney Springs, Morimoto Asia; Bellamy Young stops by.

Thursday, July 28 - "Try Something New!" (Oct. 15) - Clinton and Carla visit Disney's Magic Kingdom; the cast of "The Festival of The Lion King" performs. 

Friday, July 29 - "Your Perfect Party Plan" (Oct. 16) - The perfect party snacks and cocktails; "The Chew" co-hosts stop by the Rockin' Burger Block Party; a look back at some of the show's favorite moments at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival from Walt Disney World.

Follow "The Chew" (@thechew) on Twitter and hosts Mario Batali (@mariobatali), Michael Symon (@chefsymon), Clinton Kelly (@clinton_kelly), Carla Hall (@carlahall) and Daphne Oz (@DaphneOz) on Twitter.

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