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Celebrity Chef Alex Guarnaschelli Brings Flavor, Flair to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Charles Stovall

by , Public Relations Manager

There are celebrity chefs – and then there is the ICAG.

For those of you not obsessed with foodie TV – as I am – ICAG is short for Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli.

One of the most celebrated chefs on TV, Guarnaschelli embodies the presence, poise and charisma of a TV veteran with a passion for food and some “mad cooking skills.” She brings those skills to the “Sunday Brunch with the Chef” at this year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

Guarnaschelli has either competed in or been a judge on a host of shows on the Food Network and its sister network Cooking Channel. She also dedicates her time to a number of food-related charities, when she’s not being a mom.

We caught up with the ICAG at her restaurant Butter in Manhattan where she talked to our own Mark Daniel about her life, her culinary journey, her approach to food and what fans can expect from her appearance at the Festival.

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival runs through November 12, 2018. Throughout the celebrated 75-day event, guests will have a chance to meet their favorite celebrity chefs, try a new Food & Beverage Pairing in the Festival Center each Friday through Sunday, and get their gourmet groove on at nightly Eat to the Beat Concert Series concerts.

One of America’s top food festivals since 1996, the Epcot dine-around extravaganza will surprise guests with new and inspiring sips and bites throughout the park’s World Showcase and on into several Future World venues.

For more information and to make reservations, visit the “>Walt Disney World Resort website or call (407) WDW-DINE (407 939-3378).