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Signature Restaurants Bid Farewell to Executive Chefs

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According to Scott Joseph's Orlando Restaurant Guide, two of Disney's well-known executive chefs are on the move. California Grill's chef de cuisine Brian Piasecki has accepted a new position with Disney as "Executive Chef, Walt Disney World Resorts, Moderate, Value and Standalone DVC properties." Timothy Keating, executive chef at the BoardWalk's Flying Fish Cafe, will … Continue reading "Signature Restaurants Bid Farewell to Executive Chefs"
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Field to Feast Benefit Dinner with Disney Chefs

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Field to Feast with the Disney Chefs to Benefit Second Harvest Kids Cafe Sunday, October 27, 2013 Long & Scott Farms 4-7 p.m. FEATURING Scott Hunnel “¢ Victoria & Albert’s Brian Piasecki “¢ California Grill Tim Keating “¢ Flying Fish Café Frank Brough “¢ The Wave “¦ of American Flavors Leonard Thomson “¢ Disney Events … Continue reading "Field to Feast Benefit Dinner with Disney Chefs"
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California Grill to Close for Extensive Rehab

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Disney's California Grill will be closing for an extensive renovation beginning January 6, 2013. The restaurant is slated to reopen late summer. Sporting a new look when it reopens, Chef Brian Piasecki is very excited about the "enhancements to the interactive kitchen -- we'll be able to give a fresh spin to California Grill classics, and add some cutting-edge new selections to the menu."
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Summer Soars at Walt Disney World Resort

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Disney's Monstrous Summer is bursting with good times for the entire family. The "Monstrous" lineup includes entertainment enhancements celebrating the June 21 release of the Disney-Pixar animated feature, "Monsters University." Mike and Sulley are dropping in from MU to scare up monstrous surprises all summer long. Guests will find all-new collegiate settings for meeting their favorite aspiring scarers. On the Backlot at Disney's Hollywood Studios, guests will find the Monsters University Student Union, complete with a view of the campus. Over at Magic Kingdom, the gang at the Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor have been studying new jokes and are ready to graduate to new comedy bits in honor of their alma mater. Throw in Star Wars Weekends, the grand reopening of California Grill, a new spa for Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and more and it adds up to a summer that's exciting, thrilling, magical... Monstrous!
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A Preview of the New California Grill at the Contemporary Resort

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The Contemporary Resort's popular restaurant, California Grill, closed February 1, 2013, for an extensive refurbishment. The Disney Parks Blog recently released renderings of what the new California Grill dining room and onstage kitchen will look like when it opens later this summer, as well as a few items that will appear on the new menu. Designed by the Puccini Group in San Francisco, the restaurant will feature a wall of wines at the entrance and will showcase the spectacular views of the Magic Kingdom below.
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