3 Disney World Restaurants CHANGED This Week

It’s the last week of 2023, and we’re looking back over the week to see what’s changed.

The ganache on this thing is SO good

Yes, this is generally a slow time of year for Disney World, but this week alone, we already tried our first 2024 snack, spotted a Crumbl cookie dupe in EPCOT, and met Santa Duffy. We’ve seen some Disney World restaurant menus change this week, too, so let’s take a look at those.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Brown Derby

Under Desserts, the Brûléed Champagne Sabayon has been removed from the menu.

Hollywood Brown Derby

It’s been replaced by Poached Pears and Panna Cotta — Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta, Petit Poached Pears, Almond Sponge Cake, and Caramelized Florentine Shards for $14.

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Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Chef Mickey’s

Chef Mickey’s has noted some menu changes for both breakfast and dinner. Let’s start with the Breakfast Buffet offerings:

  • Waffles and French Toast changed to Waffles, House-made French Toast, Seasonal Pancakes, and Croissant Beignets
  • Carved Pit Ham and Beef Brisket changed to Carved Pit Ham and Andouille, Peppers, and Onions
  • Eggs and Frittatas have been replaced by Steak and Egg Scramble, Omelets, and Tofu Scramble

Breakfast at Chef Mickey’s

Here’s how the Dinner Buffet offerings have changed:

  • Seasonal-inspired Salads description changed from “with Ranch Dressing” to “with Assorted Dressings.”
  • REMOVED: Shrimp and Grits
  • REMOVED: Roasted Pork
  • REMOVED: House-made Macaroni & Cheese
  • ADDED: Shrimp Scampi
  • ADDED: Carved New York Strip Loin and Herb-roasted Turkey
  • ADDED: Baked Macaroni & Cheese

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge


There’s a new item under Herbal Infusions to try at Jiko: Harmony — Organic peppermint leaves, organic chamomile flowers, orange blossoms, and allspice for $9.25.


Disney describes it as “a fresh and minty herbal blended for complexity, balanced with the fragrant notes of allspice.”

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If you’re planning some meals at Disney World, be sure to keep an eye on those menus — they do change often. You can do that on the Disney World website or My Disney Experience app. We’ll also keep you updated on menu changes, so stay tuned to DFB for more.

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