WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chase today announced that as part of its multi-year agreement with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, U.S. it continues as the presenting sponsor of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The festival, running from September 25 through November 16, 2015, will welcome celebrity chefs, debut new marketplaces and tastes from around the world and celebrate Guests' favorite dining traditions.
The sponsorship of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival extends Chase’s relationship with Disney as the issuer of the Disney Premier Visa Credit Card, Disney Rewards Visa Credit Card and Disney Visa Debit Card. Chase debit and credit cardmembers, including Disney Visa Cardmembers, again have exclusive access to complimentary, non-alcoholic refreshments, charging stations and interactive fun at the Chase Lounge.1 The lounge, located on the third floor of the American Adventure Pavilion within the Epcot World Showcase, will be open daily during the Festival from 11 a.m. until Park close.
New this year are three special dining events2 exclusively for Disney Visa Cardmembers during the festival:
- Brews, Breakfast and More, September 28, 2015. Over a three-course breakfast that uses beer as an ingredient and pairing, learn about innovative beer styles and brewing processes dating back to ancient Babylon and Egypt.
- The Making of the Party for the Senses, October 27, 2015. Discover how the culinary team makes this popular tasting event come alive. Over lunch in the Wine View Lounge, event creators offer a glimpse at the behind-the-scenes magic.
- The Creation of the Food & Wine Festival Marketplaces, November 9, 2015. Enjoy breakfast on the promenade before the Festival opens with a Walt Disney World Chef, Beverage Professional and Imagineer for a sneak peek at Marketplace creations and their menu delights.
Tickets for these dining events are subject to availability and are on sale for Disney Visa Cardmembers. Disney Visa Cardmembers also have an advanced booking opportunity on July 28 and July 29 for all special events offered at this year’s Festival before sales open to the general public on July 30. For more information visit DisneyRewards.com.
“We are thrilled to offer exclusive dining experiences to our Disney Visa Cardmembers to make their experience at the Festival even more memorable,” said B.J. Mahoney, general manager, Chase Card Services. “In addition, the Chase Lounge has become a welcome destination for all Chase cardmembers attending the Festival, which is why we have exciting activities for everyone to enjoy.”
Disney Visa Credit Cardmembers earn reward dollars on all card purchases.3 In addition, all Disney Visa Cardmembers have access to amazing perks 365 days-a-year, including a Character Meet ‘N’ Greet at a private Cardmember location at Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort and special savings at Disney’s domestic theme parks, Disney Store and DisneyStore.com.4 Cardmembers can also choose from various Disney card designs.5
1 Theme Park admission to Epcot is required.
2 Offers and offer elements including, but not limited to, participating locations, are subject to availability and additional restrictions, and may change or be canceled without notice. Use a valid Disney Visa Card and/or Disney Rewards Redemption Card for special offers.
3 Disney Dream Reward Dollars are subject to the terms and conditions of the Disney Rewards Program. See DisneyRewards.com for rewards details.
4 Use a valid Disney Visa Card and/or Disney Rewards Redemption Card for special offers. Must mention the offer to receive the merchandise discount. Merchandise discount may not be used for certain items and is not available at certain locations including Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort Operating Participant locations. For entry into the Character Meet ‘N’ Greet Photo Opportunity, must present your valid Disney Visa Card. Not valid in combination with other offers, discounts, promotions or with any previous purchase. Minimum purchase and/or separate admission may be required. Offers are for personal use only and may not be transferred or resold. Please visit DisneyVisaPerks.com for full terms and conditions. Chase is not responsible or liable for fulfillment of these Disney Theme Park perks. Theme Park admission to Epcot is required.
5 Card designs are subject to availability and may change without notice.
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About Walt Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World Resort is a contiguous, nearly 40-square-mile, world-class entertainment and recreation destination featuring four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom); two water adventure parks (Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon); 36 resort hotels (26 owned and operated by Walt Disney World Resort, includes eight Disney Vacation Club resort properties); 63 holes of golf on four courses; two full-service spas; Disney’s Wedding Pavilion; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex; and Downtown Disney, an entertainment-shopping-dining complex. Walt Disney World Resort is also included in vacation packages of Disney Cruise Line. Located in and around Lake Buena Vista, Fla., 20 miles southwest of Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort opened Oct. 1, 1971. Open daily, year-round.