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International Culinary and Hospitality Experience for Students
Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida

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Friday, April 26 - Monday, April 29, 2019

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2019 Celebrity Chef: Damaris Phillips


Aaron Sanchez enjoyed his time with Cook Around The World and so can you!
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cooking Competition or Friendly Hands-On Cooking Experience in Epcot® (Enjoy Lunch/Dinner Prepared)
    • Learn from a Top ‘Celebrity Chef’ and some of World’s Best Chefs
    • Get fired up for this fast-paced culinary adventure! In this lighthearted and fun international challenge, participants unlock their creative potential as they collaborate to slice and dice their way to success. This engaging experience provides opportunities for participants to gain insights into effective communication, excellence in teamwork, and strategic planning. Tie on an apron and get ready to be a culinary warrior—Disney Style!

  • International Gala Dinner and Career Forum with Special Guest Speakers

      Enjoy a Buffet Dinner featuring dishes inspired by the countries of the World Showcase
    • Hear from Disney’s Resort Management Team, Culinary Professionals and our ‘Celebrity Chef’
    • Includes Open Q&A discussion with each speaker and meet representatives from Disney College Program
    • VIP Viewing of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth in Epcot®

  • Three (3) Day Disney Youth Education Series Park Hopping Pass to All Disney Theme Parks
  • Three (3) Night Hotel Accommodations at Disney’s Pop Century Resort (or similar Disney property)
  • Optional Group Airfare - Your Group Travels Together! Contact Us for Unbeatable Prices
  • Optional Hospitality Crash Course
    • Tour one of Walt Disney World’s Deluxe Resorts including Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort or Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
    • Tour the Resort and Learn from Disney Professionals including Front of House, Events, Culinary, Recreation and Concierge as they talk about serving an International Audience

  • *ALL NEW* Fundraising Program- 'We Fund Them' Donation Portal
    Contact us for details - 1.800.222.4432
  • This is what our guests are saying about Cook Around The World
    • The activities were students focused, there was a nice balance of structured academic activities and time to explore the parks, the activities were well organized, the planning, payments, and pre-trip paperwork was easy to complete, the accommodation were nice, and the students really enjoy the overall experience.
      – Arlington Career Center (VA)

    • My students came back to school on cloud 9, had to pull them back down to earth to finish out this school year! I have students lined up to take my class for next year and have signed up to go to Cook Around the World next year!
      – Oakdale High School (LA)

    • The adults that I brought with me cannot stop talking about the trip. Social media is going crazy with all their positive remarks. Thank you so much for making my program look so good. I am so impressed with how the students were treated and how easy you made it for me. Thanks again for all your hard work.
      – Abilene High School (KS)

ITINERARY
Friday (Arrival Day)
2:00 PM Disney's Pop Century Resort Check-in (Early Check-in possible)
On Your Own Time Disney buses to Theme Park of your choice.
10:30 PM Disney buses to hotel

  • Pool, Food Court, Game Room & Gift Shop open until late
  • Saturday
    7:30 AM Breakfast at Disney's Pop Century Resort Food Court
    TBA Visit Disney Theme Park of your choice using Disney Transportation
    11:30 AM Disney Buses to World ShowPlace Pavillion at Epcot®
    1:00 PM Disney’s Culinary Improv- Get fired up for this fast-paced culinary adventure! In this lighthearted and fun international challenge, participants unlock their creative potential as they collaborate to slice and dice their way to success. This engaging experience provides opportunities for participants to gain insights into effective communication, excellence in teamwork, and strategic planning. Tie on an apron and get ready to be a culinary warrior—Disney Style!
      Option to Compete (or Not) in an International Challenge with students from across the United States
    5:00 PM Disney Buses to Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
    8:30 PM Fantasmic! Evening Show
    10:30 PM Disney buses to hotel
      Pool, Food Court, Game Room & Gift Shop open late
    Sunday
    7:30 AM Breakfast at Disney's Pop Century Resort Food Court
    8:30 AM Disney Buses to Park of your Choice!
    9:30 AM Optional- Hospitality & Tourism Experience- Disney Style Learn how the Walt Disney World® Resort cast members provide superior customer service to an international audience at either Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge or Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

    Transportation between Hotel and Hospitality Experience provided
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM International Gala Dinner and Career Forum with Special Guest Speakers at World ShowPlace in Epcot®
  • Join us for a Buffet Dinner and conversation with Disney Executive Chefs, Disney Resort Management Executives and Celebrity Chefs as they share their career journey and experience servicing an International Audience. Helpful advice and insight in career opportunities will be discussed regarding the Disney organization and the industry in general
  • Includes Open Q&A discussion with each speaker and meet representatives from Disney College Program
  • 9:00 PM
  • VIP Viewing of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth in Epcot®
  • 10:30 PM

    Disney Buses to Hotel

  • Pool, Food Court, Game Room & Gift Shop open late
  • Monday
    7:30 AM

    Breakfast at Disney's Pop Century Resort Food Court

    11:00 AM

    Time to say Goodbye or extend your stay (Hotel Check-out: 11:00AM; however hotel has baggage storage & changing facilities)

    Packages
    PACKAGES
    Hands-On Cooking Experience at World ShowPlace in Epcot® (Lunch/Dinner Included)
    International Gala Dinner and Career Forum
    Three (3) Nights Disney Hotel
    Three (3) Day Disney Park Hopper® Ticket
    All Transportation in Disney including Round Trip Airport transfers between MCO (Orlando International Airport and Hotel)
    Services of Cook Around The World Staff
    All Taxes

    From $899 pp

    GUARANTEED LOWEST GROUP AIRFARE! (Minimum of 10 Participants Required to Qualify)

    Options

    1) Meal Deal - 3 Full Breakfasts (Disney Coupon) and 1 Lunch/Dinner (Disney Coupon) - $59 Per Person

    2) Behind the Seeds Tour - $29 per person

    3) Hospitality/Tourism Experience - Disney Style

  • 4) Add Extra Park Hopping Day (Ask for Pricing)

    5) Add Extra Nights at Hotel (Ask for Pricing)

  • Contact us today for more information!
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