• On Mar 23, 2019
    Megan from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Do you have to stay at the resort to eat a chef mickys?

    Hi Megan!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! We're excited to help you plan your upcoming Disney dining plans.

    Megan, anyone is welcome to dine at any of the Walt Disney World restaurants no matter where they will be staying during their visit. 

    Restaurants within the Disney theme parks require a theme park ticket for you to dine. However, any Disney restaurant at all of the Disney resorts are available for guests to dine at any time. So, enjoying a meal at Chef Mickey's is open to one and all.

    Megan, on the day of your dining reservation, you will receive complimentary parking for up to 4 hours at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Make sure you go on an empty stomach as Mickey has prepared tons of food for his guests. If you have any time after your dining reservation, head to the next level up in the resort and take a ride on the Monorail. This is our kids favorite activity to do when we aren't in the theme parks. What's cooler than riding through the resort? 

    Have the most magical time at Walt Disney World and if you have more dining questions or want to know about theme park tickets, just stop by and visit with us again soon!

    Happy planning,
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Meet the Panelist: Korliss, Alabama

My love for all things Disney developed at the age of three from my parents. Today, my Prince, Princess, husband, and extended family share my passion for Walt Disney World too. I am excited to share my passion with you, as I help you plan your next Disney vacation.  Learn More About Korliss

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