According to the Orlando Business Journal, on August 1st Disney Springs will close down Wolfgang Puck Grand Café. As a result of the closure, 193 workers will be laid off beginning between August 1 and 15. State documents revealed that of those laid off there are “69 servers, 40 cooks, three restaurant managers and the general manager”.
The move comes on the heels of the recent announcement of the upcoming Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill which is coming to Disney Springs’ Town Center.
Levy Restaurants, which owns the Wolfgang restaurants have offered all laid positions to other Orlando based Levy Restaurants, which includes Paddlefish at Disney Springs and the Amway Center, which is located in downtown Orlando.
Credit: Orlando Business Journal
Stephen "Steve" Porter started going to the parks with his family in 1996. Since then he hasn't looked back! Steve was a cast member participating in the Disney College Program in 2013. Most recently he graduated from Penn State University!