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WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS

WED, NOV 7 - SUN, NOV 11

10am - 8pm

the WHARF at ORANGE BEACH

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!

General Admission: $10.00 at the gate for a weekend pass (children 12 years and under get in FREE!)

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VIP

November 8 - 11

The Wharf at Orange Beach

10:00am- 6:00pm

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!

The Yacht Club Dinner Party

November 10

The Wharf Marina, 4851 Wharf Parkway East, Orange Beach, AL 36561

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Buy Tickets

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!

People Chili

November 10

The Wharf at Orange Beach

12:00pm - 2:00pm

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It’s baaaaack! Yes, food fans. WFC is bringing back the People’s Choice Chili Competition at this year’s event! Which means YOU get to be the judge! Certified or not, chili lovers will get to sample award-winning chili and then determine who wins the People’s Choice Chili prize package!


Teen Green Challenge

November 10

The Wharf at Orange Beach

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!

BBQ Beach

November 9 - 11

The Wharf at Orange Beach

11:00am - 4:00pm

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


Steak Out

November 9 - 11

The Wharf at Orange Beach

11:00am - 4:00pm

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


If you're looking to add a bigger helping of food fun to your plate, check out WFC FOOD FEST events below!

Food Champ Judging

November 11

The Wharf at Orange Beach

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Reserve Your Spot

Curious how we judge the biggest food fight in the world? This is YOUR chance to become a Gold Card-carrying expert as a certified Food Champ Judge! This kitchen classroom experience is hosted by a certified food sport professional who takes you through our proprietary E.A.T Methodology so you can be eligible to judge at any future WFC event! Upon completion of the class, you will join our growing community of WFC Judges and receive a CERTIFIED FOOD CHAMP Judge GOLD CARD to prove it!


World Food Games

November 10-11

The Wharf at Orange Beach, 23101 Canal Road, Orange Beach, AL 36561

11:00am - 4:00pm

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


Tasting Pavillion

November 9 - 11

The Wharf at Orange Beach

11:00am - 4:00pm

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. 


Plus

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!