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Menu Revealed for Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

A new character dining experience is coming to Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort this spring. The all-new Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures is a unique, one-of-a-kind occasion where families can share special moments with some Disney Princesses while enjoying an exquisite, three-course breakfast at the award-winning Napa Rose restaurant. The morning also includes enchanting activities, intimate story time, a private portrait location and premium keepsakes.

Disney has shared some of the dining details including the delicious menu items. Take a look below!

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The first course kicks off with a selection of cold starter options, all of which are brought to the table for the entire party to enjoy! On the sweet side is the Sunrise Citrus and Vanilla Bun with raspberry glaze, Caramel Beignets, and a Chia and Granola Parfait with mango, kiwi, and coconut. A Banana Wrap with berry compote is a delicious option, too, along with assorted sliced fruits and berries.

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Savory starters include a yummy open-face Ham and Cheese Sandwich with cranberry cream cheese and Mini Lobster Rolls (or Mini Hot Dogs upon request).

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For the second course, you’ll enjoy a yummy buffet of entrées served up nice and warm. Kids will love the House Made Mac & Cheese and of course the Mini Chicken and Mickey Waffles served with maple syrup butter.

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Other savory entrées featured on the buffet are Perfect Scrambled Eggs, Artisan Turkey Sausages, Roasted Tomato and Asparagus, and a mouth-watering Pulled Beef Slider with BBQ sauce and pineapple salsa served on a Hawaiian bun. There’s also Fresh Mint Papas Bravas with Romesco sauce.

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And for dessert, indulge in a glorious assortment of sweets all brought to the table, featuring options like Chocolate Chip Princess Cake Pops, Almond Crunch with vanilla Chantilly, and Petite Raspberry Tarts. You can also try the Sea Shell Macarons with mango passion fruit ganache or the Strawberry Honey Sorbet with cotton candy and fresh strawberries.

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Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures occurs Thursday through Monday between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. and begins Saturday, March 30, and reservations are available now! This character dining experience is booking up fast, so be sure to make your reservation today. For more information and to book, you can call 714 781-DINE (714 781-3463) or visit the Disneyland Resort website.

Character appearances and menu items are subject to change without notice.

Source: Disney Parks Blog


Disneyland Resort’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Honored With Forbes Travel Guide 2019 Star Award

The rustic elegance of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa was recently applauded by Forbes Travel Guide in its 61st annual list of Star Rating winners, recognizing the world’s finest hotel properties. Forbes praised the congenial staff, excellent range of dining options, and distinct nods to designer Frank Lloyd Wright and California architects Greene & Greene as highlights, as well as recent refurbishment that gives the resort a fresh look and feel.

Forbes Travel Guide reviews hotels, restaurants and spas around the world based on 900 objective standards in its Star Rating System to determine winners. This year’s winners will be honored at Verified, The Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit on February 26 and 27.

New Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures Coming to Napa Rose at the Disneyland Resort

A new character dining experience is coming to Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort this spring.

The all-new Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures is a unique, one-of-a-kind occasion where families can share special moments with some Disney Princesses while enjoying an exquisite, three-course breakfast at the award-winning Napa Rose restaurant. The morning also includes enchanting activities, intimate story time, a private portrait location and premium keepsakes.

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The occasion takes place in the elegant surroundings of Napa Rose restaurant, where guests are welcomed into a charming new storytelling environment and served sparkling beverages, including champagne for adults. During the sumptuous breakfast event, Disney Princesses such as Belle, Tiana, Ariel, Jasmine and others arrive to greet and make memories with families.

The morning adventure continues on the patio, inspiring a whole new world of possibilities, where girls and boys let their imaginations soar as they delight in storytelling inspired by confident, kind and courageous Disney Princesses who dream big and celebrate who they are.

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Princesses will share the moments they felt empowered to be their true selves. Mulan may encourage children to strike a pose to discover their own inner warrior, while Rapunzel may share how she felt when she found the courage to explore the world outside her tower, showing little ones how to spin joyfully and shout, “Best day ever!” Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures will encourage youngsters to discover their own strengths and talents, and start each morning with a “can-do” attitude to never stop believing that anything is possible.

The morning concludes with a fond farewell photo opportunity and special treasures to remember this inspirational day.

Reservations are now available for this breakfast dining experience which begins March 30, 2019. For more information,and to make reservations for the Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures, visit the Disneyland Resort website.

White Water Snacks at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Reopens With New Menu

White Water Snacks, located at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort, recently reopened from refurbishment with a new menu. This white water rapids-inspired eatery is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serves up everything from Mickey waffles and buttermilk biscuits to Angus cheeseburgers and artisanal pizzas. Take a look at some of the new menu items below:

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Start your morning off with a selection of classic breakfast dishes, such as the American Breakfast with eggs and bacon (or sausage!) or a warm Breakfast Burrito filled with scrambled eggs, tater bites, bacon, and cheese. The Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwich joins the menu along with a few vegetarian options like Roasted Vegetable and Three-Cheese Quiches, Avocado Toast, and Egg White Scramble with spinach, asparagus, avocado, and roasted tomato. Kids will love the Breakfast Plate with turkey bacon, scrambled eggs, fruit, and tater bites.

You can also indulge in a delectable breakfast pastry or a warm Belgian waffle topped with strawberries and chantilly cream. Buttermilk Biscuit French Toast also joins the menu with banana brûlée, toffee sauce, and bacon dust.

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For lunch and dinner, there’s new eats including a couple hearty bowls! The Poke Bowl comes with your choice of salmon, tuna, or tofu marinated in poke sauce and either steamed white rice or shredded lettuce red onions, pickled cucumber, edamame, avocado, green onion, and furikake. Then there’s the Rice Bowl with your choice of grilled beef, chicken, or tofu over steamed white rice and served with a vegetable egg roll, pickled cucumber, and a hard-boiled egg.

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On-the-go options include handcrafted sandwiches. Try the Mortadella Sandwich with provolone cheese and cornichons on a pretzel roll, the Prosciutto, Lettuce, and Tomato Sandwich with burrata cheese on a French roll, or the Chicken Salad Curry Sandwich on a butter croissant. There’s also skewers – choose from Shawarma Chicken, Bulgogi Beef, or Mediterranean Vegetables.

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Artisanal pizzas are on the menu and come straight out of the pizza oven. Try the Margherita Pizza or the Pepperoni Pizza as well as unique pies like the Forest Mushroom Pizza with vegetarian sausage or the Charcuterie Pizza with pepperoni, prosciutto, salami, and fennel sausage.

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Other unique offerings include the Cali-Grilled Angus Cheeseburger with grilled asparagus-celery salad, spiced hollandaise, swiss cheese, and artichoke aïoli, Sustainable Fish Tacos with yuzu citrus slaw, and Chicken-Fried Brisket and Waffle with bbq sauce, pimento cheese spread, and housemade pickles.

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Kids can enjoy some yummy chicken breast or mini corn dog nuggets as well as a Parmesan-crusted Grilled Cheese and a PBJ & N Sandwich with peanut butter, jelly, and chocolate-hazelnut spread. All of these are served with either french fries or house-made chips.

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For dessert, sip on a classic Root Beer Float with vanilla ice cream and Chantilly cream, or try the seasonal crostata.

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White Water Snacks is open 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Check out the full menu by visiting the Disneyland Resort website.

Here’s Where to Find the BLT Dog at the Disneyland Resort

The Hot Dog of the Month at White Water Snacks at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is… the BLT Dog!  This hot dog is topped with bacon, lettuce, and tomato and looks amazing.

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White Water Snacks serves hot food including buttermilk biscuit sandwiches and Mickey waffles for breakfast, and Angus cheeseburgers and pizza for lunch and dinner.  You can view the complete menu here.