Quite a few things are changing all over Walt Disney World, and a number of those changes are taking place at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
Guest rooms at the Contemporary are getting an Incredibles-themed makeover, The Wave…of American Flavors has closed to become a new experience, and soon California Grill will host a special dining experience for the 50th Anniversary. Just what can fans expect to see when it comes to those changes at The Wave and California Grill? Disney just shared a BIG update!
Earlier today, Disney announced via Instagram that The Wave…of American Flavors will be replaced by a NEW restaurant called Steakhouse 71. According to Disney, this will be a “new casual-themed dining concept that gets its name from the resort’s opening year.”
On its Instagram post, Disney shared a photo of the cake below as part of the announcement for Steakhouse 71, so it looks like fans may have some sweet treats to look forward to here.
When will Steakhouse 71 open? So far, Disney hasn’t shared an exact date, but they have announced that this spot will be open in time for the 50th Anniversary celebrations. Note that those celebrations are set to begin on October 1st.
What about California Grill? Disney previously shared that this spot would be unavailable for bookings after October 2nd as Disney works to creates a special dining experience for the 50th Anniversary in this spot. Now, Disney has shared that this new dining experience will be available later this year, and it will feature a limited-time menu with items inspired by the restaurant’s history.
More details about this experience are set to be released soon. We’ll definitely keep an eye out for more information and we’ll let you know what we find. Be sure to check back with us for all the latest updates!
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