Complimentary Activities

It’s a merry Merlot mess at Il Teatro di San Marco, where our all-new interactive grape-stomping show is a fantastically fun spin on a classic Italian tradition. Bring your friends and family and watch as our crazy cast smashes grapes. Think you’ve got what it takes to be a champion? Get ready, because you could be challenged to a stomp-off.
Live cooking demonstrations with Chef Virginia Willis throughout the day at Il Teatro di San Marco on May 31 – June 2 and June 15 -16. See venue or park map for show times.

Ordinary food becomes extraordinary art in the hands of these famous food art experts. Catch demonstrations throughout each day of the Food and Wine Festival in the Ireland, France and Italy sections of Busch Gardens. The fifteen artists in our lineup have won several awards in competitions around the world and have appeared on many TV shows like Food Network Challenge!, Sugar Dome, The View and Ultimate Cake Off.

Our featured food artists are:

  • Gonzuela Bastarache
  • Michelle Boyd
  • Courtney Clark
  • Burton Farnsworth
  • Jaime Ho
  • Mimi Hood
  • Paul Joachim
  • Elizabeth Marek
  • Kerry Partridge Morris
  • Ewald Notter
  • James Parker
  • Vivian Pham
  • Kim Simons
  • Susan Trianos
  • Avalon Yarnes