Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure is a new attraction coming to EPCOT’s France pavilion in World Showcase. The ride, a replica of the same ride from Disneyland Paris, will occupy a brand new section at the back of the France Pavilion.
In Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, riders are shrunk to rat-size and embark on a journey across Chef Gusteau’s restaurant kitchen in Paris. The ride is expected to bombard riders with the sights, sounds, and smells of a that kitchen as they’re chased through it on their way to safety!
In November 2020, at “EPCOT — The Magic of Possibility” under the D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration, Disney shared that this attraction was designed specifically to match the environment of EPCOT’s France Pavilion. Roger Gould, a creative director with Pixar, described it as “Ratatouille’s Paris,” rather than recreating an “authentic” Paris.
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Construction
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure will occupy a new building that is under construction at the back of the France Pavilion.
The ride building is visible from the park’s International Gateway, and construction can also be seen by guests as they travel by way of the Disney Skyliner!
A major milestone was reached as the attraction’s marquee sign was installed in late October 2020.
The marquee of the attraction is very unique and is meant to begin the transition from “authentic” Paris, to a more animated, Ratatouille-style Paris (as shared at “EPCOT — The Magic of Possibility” under the D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration).
One of the theming elements outside of the attraction is the sign for Gusteau’s, the restaurant from the film.
While Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure can also be found in Disneyland Paris, the attraction in EPCOT will feature some unique elements. For instance, within the attraction, Chef Gusteau’s sign will come to life and speak to riders in both French and English, making it the first bilingual show in Disney World!
In January 2021, we got to take our first look at France pavilion’s expansion, as the first of the construction walls were removed from the area.
We can’t wait for more and more to be revealed, and to share it all with you here on the DFB!
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Ride Vehicle
Guests will be able to go on an adventure filled with food and fun through Gusteau’s in a vehicle similar to the Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy ones used in Disneyland Paris.
How CUTE is that???
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Sneak Peek
In November 2020, Disney shared a behind-the-scenes look at the attraction via the ABC Network. Imagineers discussed the development of the ride as well as its specific inspiration from Ratatouille. One of the Imagineers even notes that there are 4-D effects in the attraction like water, wind, and even scents!
You can watch the FULL sneak peek, including glimpses from inside the attraction below.
Just shared on @ABCNetwork, check out this behind-the-scenes look of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure where guests will rendezvous with Chef Remy through Gusteau’s bustling Paris restaurant at the France Pavilion at EPCOT at @WaltDisneyWorld Resort! Coming 2021. pic.twitter.com/1yZUW0kR3G
— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) November 27, 2020
Disney presented another Sneak Peek in December 2020!
EPCOT’s France Pavilion
It was also revealed at “EPCOT — The Magic of Possibility” under the D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration that Remy will also be getting his very own fountain!
The France pavilion will receive a new park with benches, a news kiosk, and the previously announced La Crêperie de Paris.
Disney Imagineers expressed that the restaurant at the end of the Disneyland Paris version of the ride is a crucial element to the design, so EPCOT required a real food element as well, which will be reflected in the form of the upcoming Crêperie.
At its core, the ride is about experiencing food, much like Remy does, so having that way for guests to interact with cuisine after experiencing the ride is of major importance.
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Opening Timeframe
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure was originally slated to open in the summer of 2020. However, in November 2020, an update to the timeline was announced by Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro. The attraction is now planned to open in 2021, since construction on the attraction was delayed due to the recent closures of the Walt Disney World theme parks.
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