La Creperie de Paris Coming to Epcot’s France Pavilion

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    TIMEFRAME

    Summer 2020

    RUMOR STATUS

    Confirmed

    A new Creperie called La Creperie de Paris will soon be coming to Epcot’s France Pavilion. The new location will offer both table service and quick service dining with offerings from celebrity chef Jerome Bocuse. Bocuse is the chef behind both Chefs de France and Monsieur Paul.

    The restaurant will be built in a new location near the under construction Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and will be inspired by the Brittany region of France.

    Our full rumor tracker for Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure can be found here.

    RUMOR TIMELINE

    September 6, 2020: The exterior sign for La Creperie de Paris has been installed and BlogMickey.com has posted photos of the sign.

    May 5, 2020: On Disney’s Quarter 2 Fiscal Year 2020 earnings call, Disney Chief Financial Officer Christine McCarthy stated the company’s plans to reduce capital expenditures during the Covid-19 pandemic. McCarthy stated that capital expenditures for the parks and resorts would be reduced by $900 million by way of pausing refurbishment and construction projects.

    Details of specific projects that may be subject to delay or cancellation were not stated, but construction on all ongoing Walt Disney World projects was suspended shortly after the park closure in March.

    August 25, 2019: During the Parks and Resorts presentation at the 2019 D23 Expo, Bob Chapek confirmed the name of the new restaurant is La Creperie de Paris and it is expected to open in Summer 2020.

    March 17, 2019: The Disney Parks Blog announced that a new Creperie will soon be coming to Epcot’s France Pavilion. The new location will offer both table service and quick service dining with offerings from celebrity chef Jerome Bocuse. Bocuse is the chef behind both Chefs de France and Monsieur Paul.

    The restaurant will be built in a new location near the under construction Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and will be inspired by the Brittany region of France.

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