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International Culinary Experience for Students
...with Cultural, Career and Hospitality Options

Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • PREVIOUS PROGRAMS HAVE INCLUDED:
  • Cooking Competition or Friendly Hands-On Cooking Experience in Epcot® (Enjoy Lunch or Dinner Prepared by Each Participating High School)
    • 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/Career Forum and Awards Ceremony (Culinary and Hospitality) with Special Guest Speakers
    • Enjoy a Buffet Dinner featuring dishes inspired by the countries of the World Showcase
    • Hear from a Disney Resort Executive and our Celebrity Chef as they share their career journey and experience servicing an International Audience.
    • Includes Open Q&A discussion with each speaker and meet representatives from Disney College Program and various College Culinary and Hospitality Representatives.
  • 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 Hospitality Crash Course at Rosen College of Hospitality Management - UCF
    • This event highlights the amazing variety of careers within the hospitality and tourism industries through a day of festivities at the UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  • Optional Group Airfare - Your Group Travels Together! Contact Us for Unbeatable Prices
  • Optional Workshop: Managing Your Personal Brand | Disney Youth Education Series
    • A select Walt Disney World Theme Park® becomes the backdrop for student exploration of self-awareness and the realization that each day they have the power to improve their circumstances through the choices they make. Students discover elements that make up their personal brand and the necessity of controlling their brand to protect the future that they may not have yet imagined.
  • Optional Behind The Seeds Tour
    • Explore the future of agriculture and get up-close and personal with the critters of The Land Pavilion.
  • *ALL NEW* Fundraising Program- 'We Fund Them' Donation Portal
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  • 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)

    • “We had another wonderful year at Hospitality and Cook Around the World! Thank you and the other staff at World Class Vacations very much for everything! This is a wonderful opportunity for our youth!”
      – Erica Selby, Daviess County HS
ITINERARY
Friday
3:00 PM Disney's Pop Century Resort Check-in (Early Check-in possible)
5:00 PM OPTIONAL- Behind The Seeds Tour (60 Minutes)
    Explore the future of agriculture and get up-close and personal with the critters of The Land Pavilion.
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
    7:00-11:00 AM Breakfast at Disney's Pop Century Resort Food Court (On Your Own)
    TBA Disney Buses to World ShowPlace Pavillion at Epcot®
    9:00AM-12:30PM (First Session) *2:30PM-6:00PM (Second Session) *Schools Opting for Hospitality Crash Course Assigned Second Session, in Order to Attend Hospitality Crash Course (9:30AM - 11:00AM) 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
    7:00 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
    7:00-11:00 AM Breakfast at Disney's Pop Century Resort Food Court (On Your Own)
    7:45AM-10:15AM (2.5 Hours) OPTIONAL- Managing Your Personal Brand | Disney Youth Education Series
      Disney's Hollywood Studios® or Magic Kingdom® Park
    8:30 AM Disney Buses to Park of your Choice!
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM International Gala Dinner/Career Forum and Awards Ceremony (Culinary and Hospitality) with Special Guest Speakers at World ShowPlace in Epcot®
  • Join us for a Buffet Dinner and conversation with Disney Resort Executive and our Celebrity Chef as they share their career journey and experience servicing an International Audience. Helpful advice and insight in career opportunities will be discussed.
  • Includes Open Q&A discussion with each speaker and meet representatives from Disney College Program and various College Culinary and Hospitality Representatives.
  • 9:00 PM Illuminations Fireworks Show
    10:30 PM

    Disney Buses to Hotel

  • Pool, Food Court, Game Room & Gift Shop open late
  • Monday
    7:00-11:00 AM

    Breakfast at Disney's Pop Century Resort Food Court

    (On Your Own)
    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 or Dinner Included)
    International Gala Dinner/Career Forum and Awards Ceremony
    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)
    Cook Around The World Chef Coat
    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) - $65 Per Person

    2) Optional Hospitality Crash Course at Rosen College of Hospitality Management - UCF - $49 Per Person (Including Round Trip Transfers)

    3) Optional Behind the Seeds Tour - $29 per person

    4) Optional Workshop: Managing Your Personal Brand | Disney Youth Education Series - $44 Per Person ($34 for Program Plus $10 One Way Transfer)

    5) Add Extra Park Hopping Day (Ask for Pricing)


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