World Food Championships Take Center Stage in Orange Beach
The competition will be heating up this fall when the 2018 World Food Championships make their way to Orange Beach, Nov. 9-11. Competition will be fierce as more than 400 teams from 20 countries and 45 states vie for $300,000 in cash prizes, with the grand prize set at $100,000.
Watch as some of the world’s top chefs turn everyday ingredients into extraordinary dishes. The World Food Championships is the largest competition in food sport. Competitions will be held in categories including dessert, steak, seafood, recipe, sandwich, burger, barbecue and even bacon.
General admission is free to the week-long showdown, but tickets can be purchased to specific World Food Championships events and tastings, including:
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!
The Yacht Club Dinner Party, 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!
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.
2nd Annual World Food Games, 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.