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Contempo Cafe, Contemporary Resort ~ One of Our Favorite Walk Ups at WDW!

Contempo Cafe, Contemporary Resort ~ One of Our Favorite Walk Ups at WDW! 1 Attention Foodies! Finding good places to at while at Walt Disney World is a fun past time for some. Disney foodies are pretty particular on what they like to eat and where. For us, one of our favorite counter service restaurants on Disney property is the Contempo Cafe, located inside the Contemporary Resort. Being Annual Pass holders, we find that we don’t spend a full day at the Magic Kingdom, we go in the Continue Reading

California Grill Celebrates 20 Years at the Top at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

California Grill Celebrates 20 Years at the Top at Disney’s Contemporary Resort 3 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Has it really been 20 years since California Grill put Walt Disney World Resort dining on the culinary map? May 15, 1995, the date that the beautiful space was unveiled on the top floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort with stellar cuisine and an equally spectacular bird’s-eye view of Magic Kingdom Park and Walt Disney World Resort Continue Reading

Room With A View: ‘Theme Park View’ Suite at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Room With A View: ‘Theme Park View’ Suite at Disney’s Contemporary Resort 4 Having seen a room at the Contemporary and the view to the park that is amazing, I thought this was a great article from Thomas Smith, Social Media Director for Disney Parks that he shared on the Disney Parks Blog. Today, we’re kicking off a new series on the Disney Parks Blog, featuring suites at Walt Disney World Resort that have something special in common – a spectacular view. Our first room with a view is Continue Reading

Disney Magic Creates Spectacular ‘Frozen’ Gingerbread Castle at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney Magic Creates Spectacular ‘Frozen’ Gingerbread Castle at Walt Disney World Resort 11 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Take a look at this amazing time-lapse video of the all-new Gingerbread Holiday Ice Castle at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, inspired by Disney’s blockbuster film, “Frozen.” Soaring in the resort’s Grand Canyon Concourse, the 17-foot-tall masterpiece is visible from the monorail as guests head to and from Magic Kingdom Park. W Continue Reading

What’s That Amazing Smell – Chocolate! It’s Gingerbread Display Time at Walt Disney World Resort

What’s That Amazing Smell – Chocolate! It’s Gingerbread Display Time at Walt Disney World Resort 12 From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer Pastry Chef Jeff Barnes, the master of all things sweet at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, is in the kitchen cooking up this year’s gingerbread extravaganza … well, at least we think he is. Take a look at this video – that’s Walt Disney Imagineer Joseph Konopka bringing something “Frozen” for Chef Jeff to work into his creative thinking. Joseph and Chef Jeff te Continue Reading

The History of Disney’s California Grill at the Contemporary Resort

The History of Disney's California Grill at the Contemporary Resort 13 On this date in 1995, the California Grill opened in Walt Disney World at the Contemporary Resort.  Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center put together a little history lesson on the grill and we wanted to share it with all.  Have you ever been to the California Grill?  If so, what is your opinion?  Tell us about it in the comments below and on Facebook. Today, back in 1995, the California Grill Continue Reading
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