Culinary Expertise

Every event, large or small, deserves special treatment.  At the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, we offer our own unique brand of inspiration for every function, regardless of size.  Our culinary staff goes to great lengths to help you plan your event and ensure that every last detail is executed with perfection.

Our Resort has earned a reputation for creative menus and fine service.  The catering menus created by our talented culinarians are nothing short of magical.  In fact, we have been consistently recognized with some of the highest honors in the meeting and conference industry. Food and Beverage Director, Tony Porcellini was recently featured in Rejuvenate magazine with his fantastic advice for using food for fuel at your next meeting.

  • In 2005, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin was named the “Caterer of the Year” by Catering Magazine.  
  • In 2006 and 2007, the hotel received a rare invitation to cook at the famed James Beard House in New York City. 
  • In 2008, “Team USA”, captained by our Executive Pastry Chef, Laurent Branlard, won the Amoretti World Pastry Team Championship.
  • In 2008, the hotel was chosen as the recipient of Catersource Magazine’s “Achievement in Catering” (ACE) award for the Southern Region for our team's foresight and creativity.

We are very proud of these coveted awards, and continually aspire to exceed the exceptional service standards for which it was earned.

Our highly trained Banquet and Catering teams are renowned for their ability to provide superb cuisine for any size food function. The Resort's newly renovated state-of-the-art banquet kitchens operate independently of the restaurant kitchens, ensuring that all meals are quickly plated and served immediately. 

Your group deserves – and should demand – catering expertise, innovative menus and attentive service.  Rest assured, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin will deliver each and every time.