A couple of weeks ago, Disney announced that the Richard Petty Driving Experience would be leaving the Walt Disney World Speedway in June. Disney also announced that the area would be undergoing “transportation enhancements.” To me, this is very vague and leads me to believe that “The Mickyard” will be no more. This makes it a perfect candidate for #ImagineeringFriday.
Usually, I set up some rules and restrictions for these projects. But with this one, there are no rules. You can design whatever you want into that space. It’s a blank canvas.
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As part of this week’s #ImagineeringFriday, we are expanding Pixar Place. The rules of the expansion state we need to create: 3 new attractions, a new table-service restaurant, a new quick-service restaurant, and a new meet and greet. I am choosing Paris from Ratatouille as the theme for the expansion. The area is going to have the Arc de Triomphe as the hub for the expansion. Off of each “mini-street” will be one of the attractions, the quick-service restaurant, and finally the meet and greet.
At the base of the Arc de Triomphe, guests will find La Ratatouille restaurant. This is the restaurant that Remy, Linguini, and Colette open at the end of the Ratatouille. The French theme will add something new to the restaurants in Hollywood Studios. Plus, it would give Remy a permanent home after he was removed from Chefs de France a couple of years ago.
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