2018 World Food Championships


Fri, Nov 09

10:00 AM





Nov 9, 2018, 
Nov 10, 2018, 
Nov 11, 2018, 
From: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM


The Wharf in Orange Beach, 4830 Main St. Orange Beach, AL 36561


General Admission: $10 at the gate for a day pass or $25 for a weekend pass; children 12 years and under get in FREE!

Event Info

Want to take a bite out of the World Food Championships?! Trying to figure out what Food Sport really is? Join us for the biggest event in the industry as we surround the MAIN EVENT with countless fun foodie activities! While more than 1500 chefs and home cooks battle it out for Food Fame & Fortune, you can join in on the action by attending one of our spirited cocktail gatherings or competing in our family focused, foodie-driven World Food Games!

Walmart's VIP Lounge Weekend Pass Located in the heart of the action, WFC's VIP Lounge is THE ultimate foodie experience! VIP ticket holders will enjoy celebrity chef demos, complimentary refreshments and a birds-eye-view of the turn-in action, all while getting a taste of the actual turn-in samples for the 2018 championship! So, if you want the hottest seat in town, secure one of the limited VIP Lounge passes asap!  Tickets: Early Bird $50 per day or $150 for weekend pass (ends Sept. 1) General pricing: $75 per day or $225 for weekend pass Thursday, Nov. 8 - Sunday, Nov. 11 Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Yacht Club Dinner Party Back by popular demand, our progressive dinner on million-dollar yachts will satisfy the most demanding taste buds! This culinary voyage includes award-winning recipes and samples from five of WFC’s past champions. Their combined winnings? More than $100,000! But YOU can taste all five dishes at a fraction of the cost! So jump aboard! Tickets are extremely limited but worth every penny! Saturday, Nov. 10  Hours: 4-6 p.m. Tickets: Early bird $95 (ends Sept.1) General pricing: $125                                      

This year’s special Food Sport challenge will feature five champion teen cooks in a “Teen Green” challenge like no other! Their task? To create a healthy dish that is low in sodium and less than 500 calories - in 30 minutes or less!!! Our pantry of goodies will give them plenty of options to choose from, and our celebrity judges will help determine the winner. But YOU get to watch and learn what makes a heart-healthy dish for free, and cheer on your favorite future celebrity chef in the process!

What’s better than sand between your toes and BBQ between your teeth?! Nothing! That’s why WFC is creating a new experience with some of the hottest smokers and ceramic grills on the market….at BBQ Beach! Once you’ve entered the WFC arena, just stroll over to the BBQ competition zone and pull up a beach chair! We’ll have Pitmasters and Celebrity Chefs sharing BBQ tips and serving up tasty samples all weekend long! Tickets: Included with gate admission. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

How do you get the perfect grill marks on a steak? What’s the secret to perfect searing? Find out at WFC’s newest addition, The Steak Out, where grilling professionals will be vying for the World Steak Championship, but also teaching grillmasters some backyard secrets on how to create incredible, juicy, tender steaks every time! Tickets: Included with gate admission. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Got a Foodie Family? Then we have the perfect place for you, the 2nd Annual World Food Games! Yes, it's actually a series of games where we will be exploiting the eating etiquette: because at WFC, you CAN play with your food! Some of the highlights include Speed Cup Stacking, Team Egg Tossing, Marshmallow Challenge, Orange Relay Races, a Corn Shucking Contest, and much more! Bring the entire family because The World Food Games has something for all ages! Tickets: Included with gate admission. Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Tasting Pavilion – one of WFC's most popular attractions – is returning bigger and better than ever! Our showcase of savory samples from local, regional and national food brands is a tempting tour for any palate! Our entire Tasting Village is designed to introduce you to fantastic flavors, tasty morsels, and culinary culture at a price you can easily swallow - FREE when you show the Walmart app on your phone. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Each year the WFC features an entertaining and informative Showcase of demonstrations by leading Food Champs from around the world! These award-winning foodies are full of ideas and tips on how to spice up your cooking at home. So don't miss out on these FREE demos as we aim to provide more Kitchen IQ, more fun, and more food sampling for YOU than ever!

Contact Us

PHONE: (615) 297-6886
WEBSITE: https://worldfoodchampionships.com

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