PHOTOS - Latest look at the Pizza Planet refurbishment

Apr 01, 2016 in "Pizza Planet"

Pizza Planet refurbishment
Posted: Friday April 1, 2016 12:26pm EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

Nearly everything Toy Story has been removed from the Pizza Planet restaurant in the newly renamed Muppets Courtyard at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The characters and signage are gone, with just the rocket on the rooftop remaining.

Work is underway on removing parts of the still overhang at the front of the building.

Still no word yet from Disney on what the future plans are for the restaurant, but the likelihood of the restaurant becoming Muppets themed still seems likely.

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dhslxopDec 26, 2016

Last night we ate at Mama Melrose's, and this morning I received a survey specifically asking about my experiences at the restaurant. None of the questions were anything too out of the ordinary (mostly about service, quality of food, etc.) that would imply closing the restaurant, but I thought it could be interesting considering all of the possible changes at DHS. So far it's the only specific survey we've received over the past few days of eating in the parks.

gmajewDec 06, 2016

All very true but the making of dough etc for that scale of volume is the labor they don't want to spend as it is labor intensive. Any frozen pie shell you can buy is poor quality and the co oanynthey use is actually the best of the best in the industry for pizza products. For frozen quality.

flynnibusDec 05, 2016

It would be nearly impossible for this type of establishment to do something similar to blaze pizza. The volume that this QSR will produce compared to the average blaze is not even remotely close. On top of that the skill level of the pizza cook at blaze is high as training on that oven and producing a perfect product takes time and man power. So Disney had to create a pizza that was easily able to be consistent and produced fast and the same. So a wood fire oven in this type of setting is not possible. Scale horizontal... they charge enough to do so :) Or simply take away the customization and work on a forecast and queue. Pre-made doesn't have to be low quality. You just keep the time between bake and serving low. Focus on 'personal size' portions that allow you to amp up the # of units while reducing the loss from deadheads. Considering they are already working on 'deliver to table' systems, no need to try to turn an order around in 2mins while they stand at the table if you wanted to goto a customized menu too. But stick to the usuals.. or limit to toppings that can be added and reheated quickly.

UnpluggedDec 02, 2016

I can see the window signage now.... Kerfay Bork, Bork "Ferm der piggy ter der foosh, ver herb der url!" - The Swedish Chef Translation: Cafe' Bork, Bork "From the pork to the fish, we have it all!" - The Swedish Chef

Princess LeiaDec 01, 2016

There probably are, but they may not be able to disclose anything right now. It'll all come out eventually :)

WDWbuff2001Dec 01, 2016

So is there any sources as to what will happen

Princess LeiaDec 01, 2016

Still hoping for the Swedish Chef

danlb_2000Dec 01, 2016

I believe it was a joke.

WDWbuff2001Dec 01, 2016

Are you serious aboutr the ride? And if you are what source is it

DinoInstituteDec 01, 2016

Source A: New Great Muppet Movie Ride E-Ticket coming in its place!!! Source B: You can probably expect some new curtains sometime soon :P

Goofyque'Nov 30, 2016

The not knowing prompted my ADR in 2 weeks for Mama. Just in case. ;)

WhatJaneSaysNov 30, 2016

:cautious: I'm getting two very different stories right now, from equally reliable places, so I don't really know at the moment. But I'm not really expecting to hear anything new until after the 1st of the year.

WDWbuff2001Nov 29, 2016

Now on to mama melrose... what will happen to it...

Magicart87Nov 29, 2016

Even better... It's Rat Pizza!