Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Jul 5, 2012
    Lane from AL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    There used to be a program at select restaurants called "Junior Chefs". Does that still exist and if so, which restaurants?

    Hi Lane,

    I know that the Junior Chefs program at The Land pavilion in Epcot no longer exists.  There also used to be opportunities for children to make dessert or toss a salad for their family at select restaurants like Boma.  Children were not actually permitted in the kitchen.  Instead, there was a separate area where they could do their "cooking." 

    Just recently, June 23 and 24, there was an opportunity for children ages 6-12 to be a chef for a day in Downtown Disney.  Children learned to make 3 different dishes at 3 different restaurants: Fulton's Crab House, Portobello Restaurant and Wolfgang Puck Cafe.  I believe this opportunity is only available once a year, but you can call 407-828-8996 for more information.

    Hope this helps.  Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Rhode Island

I am Diane from RI.  My husband and I have 3 children. I took my first trip to Walt Disney World when I was 11 and I have traveled many times since then with all different party sizes.   Every aspect of planning a vacation is pure joy to me. Learn More About Diane

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