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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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[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 …