• On May 28, 2017
    Diane 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.

    Our 15 year old son is a tree nut allergy person. We will be staying at the Beach Club in late June 2017 and eating at Cape May Buffet for dinner as well as other restaurants at WDW during our stay. Should I tell Disney Dining he has an allergy in advance

    Hi, Diane!

    Staying at Disney's Beach Club in June sounds amazing. You may never want to leave Stormalong Bay pool with its lazy river, sand bottom, and fun volleyball game!

    Regardless of where you are dining, always let your server know about any food allergies. They will be happy to get you lists of ingredients as well as speak to the chef. I have seen chefs walk guests through buffet lines to discuss what will be appropriate with specific dietary needs, as well as go though menu items to ensure a pleasant dining experience.

    Prior to your arrival, you may want to send an email to Special.Diets@disneyworld.com. List the restaurants you plan to go to, food allergies, along with your email address and phone number so they can get in contact with you. You can also make a note on your dining reservations that a guest at your table has an allergy. If you already made your Dining Reservations, call a friendly Cast Member at (407)WDW-DINE and have your allergy information added.

    Enjoy your stay at the beautiful Beach Club, and make sure to say "HI" to Mickey Mouse for me when you are in the theme parks!

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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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