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[7 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Jolly Holidays Bakery Open For Business at Disneyland

We first brought you word that Disneyland planned to close the doors of its Blue Ribbon Bakery back in October, and make use of the space to expand The Carnation Cafe.  In its culinary place, around the corner, guests can now enjoy the Mary Poppins’-themed Jolly Holiday Bakery.  The new venue had its soft opening yesterday, and our friends at Disney Food Blog were there bright and early to take in all the fantastic new details.
Jolly Holidays is chock full of small touches that remind guests of the classic live …

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[2 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]
Disneyland Chef Honored for 55 Years of Service

From its first years of operation in the 1950’s through the present, Disneyland Park has undergone many changes, and one man has been there to witness them all. This week, Disneyland chef Oscar Martinez celebrated his 55th anniversary of working at Disneyland, a milestone that no other Disney park employee has reached. He is one of only six Walt Disney Company employees who have worked at the company for 55 years.
Martinez began his Disneyland career in 1956 as a busboy before becoming the chef at Main Street U.S.A.’s Carnation Cafe …

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[24 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Changes Coming to Main Street, U.S.A. Restaurants at Disneyland Park

Several restaurants on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland Park are getting some big changes, which park visitors will start noticing in 2012. We covered the story earlier this year, but have more detailed information to share with you.
The Blue Ribbon Bakery will be moving to Plaza Pavilion and receive a new name, “Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe,” an ode to Disney’s Mary Poppins. Visitors can expect the revamped bakery to open sometime in January with brand new offerings to entice visitors, such as the Angus roast beef salad with bleu cheese, …

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[17 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Changes Coming to Disneyland Main Street U.S.A. Restaurants in 2012

Three restaurants located in the Main Street U.S.A. portion of Disneyland Park will undergo renovations in 2012 to expand their ability to serve guests.
Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor and the Candy Palace will gain some much-needed elbow room.  The ice cream parlor, home to the ever-popular dipped ice cream cones, will benefit from additional space, as will the viewing area at the candy shop, where guests flock to see Cast Member create from-scratch sweet treats.  The parlor and shop will close in January 2012 and reopen later in the spring.
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[22 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Oscar Martinez:  Making Magic for 54 Years!

How’s this for longevity?  We love this story that we spotted today in the Disney Parks Blog.
Oscar Martinez has been making magic for guests of Disneyland resort for 54 years!  Martinez is Disneyland Resort’s longest tenured cast member, and after more than a half century of service to Mickey Mouse, he’s earned his very own place on the menu.
As a culinary cast member at Carnation Cafe, where he’s been since 1967, Oscar enjoys making breakfast delights for guests of the Anaheim resort five days a week.  But he is most …