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Tiffins Talks

A plate of sliced roast duck leg atop a bed of white sauce next to cauliflower florets and a peach wedge

Take off on a taste-infused trek featuring a delicious 4-course dinner and a special speaker—one of the park’s very own conservation experts.

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Event Details

Get important details about this ticketed event series taking place on select nights during Party for the Planet—April 22 to May 5, 2018.

About This Event
Tiffins Talks are intimate dining experiences that allow Guests to enjoy specialty food and beverages that complement the topics shared by animal and conservation experts.

Ticket Price
$165.00 per person (tax and gratuity included)

Event begins at 5:30 PM

Tiffins Talks are separately priced offerings and available by booking online or calling (407) WDW-DINE. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

Dates, Speakers and Topics

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018 – Dr. Joseph Soltis, a research scientist at the park, will speak about the “Elephants and Bees” project in which honeybees are helping people and elephants in Kenya. The menu will feature African cuisine.
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – Joe Rohde, a veteran Imagineer, will share tales from his adventures all over Asia, India, Nepal and China. The chefs of Tiffins will follow Joe’s journeys with a menu inspired by his travels.
  • Friday, April 27, 2018 – Dr. Jason Fischer, one of the park’s Conservation Program Managers will speak about Disney’s efforts to conserve the purple martin, a remarkable migratory songbird that travels to Walt Disney World Resort from the Brazilian Amazon to raise a family each year. The menu will feature North American cuisine.
  • Sunday, April 29, 2018 – Rachel Daneault, one of the park’s Zoological Managers, will talk about the Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education Center (GRACE) project that Disney supports in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The menu will feature African cuisine.
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – Dr. Anne Savage, the park’s Conservation Director, will speak about the cotton-top tamarin conservation project Disney supports in Colombia. The menu will feature South American cuisine.
  • Friday, May 4, 2018 – Dr. Scott Terrell, Director of Animal and Science Operations, will chat about caring for the Sumatran tigers that call Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park home, as well as the conservation work Disney is doing to protect tigers in Asia. The menu will feature Asian cuisine.

Note: speakers and topics subject to change.

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Know Before You Go

Please review this important information about this dining event.

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park admission is also required and is not included in the price of Tiffins Talks.
  • Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. A valid form of government identification will be required to verify your age.
  • Disney dining plan entitlements may not be redeemed for this event.
  • Discounts or promotions are not valid for this event.
  • Speakers are subject to change without notice.

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