Grand Adventures in Cooking

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  1. Mickeycrazie

    Mickeycrazie <font color=CC66CC>Is no longer TAGLESS!

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    I can't believe they are cancelling the Grand Aventurs in Cooking at the Grand Floridian. Does anyone know why or if they are going to replace it with something else. :confused:

    They also cancelled the Nestle thing at Epcot. I was so looking forward to them for the grandkids in 2010. :sad1:
     
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  3. Lives4Disney

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    I heard about the Nestle thing, but where'd you hear they are cancelling the Grand Adventures in Cooking at the GF?? I just booked it for my DD for a July trip. :) I think that's wrong info.:confused:

    That is a very popular kids activity at the GF and it fills up quickly - it can be tough to get in. I can't see them cancelling that unless they will be replacing it with something even better.
     
  4. Bella O

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    They've cancelled the cooking adventure and the fishing trips, as well as the Nestle thing. I think it's a real bummer:sad2:
     
  5. danceintherain

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    This was in the Allearsnet.com newsletter:
    Several special activities for children will be discontinued in the coming weeks:

    -- Junior Fishing Excursions at Old Key West, Saratoga Springs and Downtown Disney will no longer be offered as of June 1, 2008.
    -- Junior Fishing Excursions at the Contemporary and Polynesian Resorts will end May 1, 2008.
    -- Grand Adventures in Cooking at the Grand Floridian will no longer be offered as of September 27, 2008.

    So... you're still good for your booking
     
  6. Lives4Disney

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    Thanks!


    Wow:sad2: ....I am really surprised & disappointed..we've done it many times and it's always been booked solid and they've even had a waiting list. :guilty: I bet they will have something even more fun for kids along the same lines. That just seems so wrong that they'd get rid of it....as a matter of fact, my kids have done all the GF kids activities and this one was their FAVORITE....

    I am going to email them and find out for sure....maybe that's wrong info....(hoping:wizard: )
     
  7. rainy~daze

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    that is sad...my kids did the cooking class in december this past year and had a blast! I hope they do replace it with something...it will be interesting to see what they come up with!!:)
     
  8. Lives4Disney

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    Well, I just got an email response.:guilty: I was wrong....the OP is correct it is being cancelled in Sept. :sad2: Such a bummer! I just couldn't believe it. They didn't say anything else was taking it's place, but hoping they do come up with something fun.

    :wizard:
     
  9. DisneyMomx7

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    I'm sooo disappointed. Grand Adventures in Cooking was one of my kids favorite activities!
     
  10. Mamalisa58

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    What is/was the "Nestle thing"?
     
  11. DisneyMomx7

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    No, althought that's also gone.

    Grand Adventures in Cooking was a children's activity run at the Grand Floridian. It costs about $30 and lasted around 2 hours. The kids got the most adorable chef hats with Mickey ears and made aprons with their handprints. They get to bake a little something (mine always made cookies) and then they did a parade to the GF lobby and handed out their wares!

    I'm so glad I found out this was ended. I made ADRs for the Albatross Cruise and Wonderland Tea Party for July, and the girls are doing a "my first facial and manicure/pedicures" at the GF spa so I originally told the kids I would wait until our February trip for them to do GAC again!

    Luckily I read this post and this morning I was able to book GAC for our last day of our July/August trip. At least they get to do it one more time.
     
  12. happybratpack

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    Phew, I'm glad I booked them for August so they'll at least get to do it once. I hope they have something great to replace it!
     
  13. Sugardimples

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    You realise that in Disneyspeak "better" really means "more expensive", right?
     
  14. Couturier

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    LOL, that is soo funny! Anyone hear anything about what is going to replace the GAC?

    Dana
     
  15. Pooh Bear Hugs

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    Not bothered by this I thought it was a waste of time and money, while my boys loved the pirate cruise they found this dull. We can always cook at home.
     
  16. vbarry

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    I would like to know this also. I am going to try and post something on the GF thread and see if I can find out any info.
     
  17. Couturier

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    Did anyone ever find out if there was going to be something to replace this????
    Dana
     
  18. limabeanmom2003

    limabeanmom2003 Wilderness Lodge Memories

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    Wow, I am so sad to hear that Grand Adventures in Cooking is ending. My DS took the class last May and had so much fun. The class was booked solid. I do hope they are going to offer other classes for kids.
     

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