Construction update from the Cake Bake Shop at Disney's BoardWalk Resort

May 05, 2023 in "The Cake Bake Shop by Gwendolyn Rogers"

The Cake Bake Shop construction - May 3 2023
Posted: Friday May 5, 2023 11:14am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Here is a latest look at the construction progress on The Cake Bake Shop on Disney's BoardWalk, set to open later in 2023.


Having removed steel beams from the former ESPN Club building, crews are now working on installing the new roof structure, which look very similar in shape to the previous roof.



Disney says, "The Cake Bake Shop will bring exquisite dining, delicious Afternoon Tea, delectable desserts, marvelous champagne and fanciful cocktails for an extraordinary and whimsical experience. "

The Cake Bake Shop by Gwendolyn Rogers, will be replacing the ESPN Club which closed as Walt Disney World shutdown during the pandemic.

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mastromjm3 days ago

Corn dog stand is actually pretty much ready to go. Maybe they are still waiting on staffing or final approvals?

TrainsOfDisney3 days ago

Thank you! It needed to be said! He’s been asked to double his working hours to 2 per day, every other day, with weekends and holidays off. He needs all the hydration he can get in order to finish the job by the 60th anniversary of WDW!

Tha Realest3 days ago

He’s doing the work of an entire construction crew - let the man drink!

Comped3 days ago

It could be 1 worker with 2 bottles of water!

MisterPenguin3 days ago

The bakery is behind on their DVC points payments.

bpiper3 days ago

How nice. The lone worker found a friend.... Meanwhile at the boardwalk siding replacement, it's all hands on deck.

Ayla3 days ago

Well, the heat has been oppressive, so maybe the one worker needed 2 bottles? :cool: It's probably the same ONE that is working on the Cake Bake Shop.

MisterPenguin4 days ago

I didn't say it was lux, but that they decorated in styles that copied lux.

monothingie4 days ago

Breaking: 2 Bottles of water mean that there are at least 2 people working on the corn dog stand.

Bocabear4 days ago

I grew up on LBI...There was nothing really luxe there....and AC before Casinos, was not quite luxe....Remnants of old seaside Victorian architecture....Nautical yacht club kind of stuff.... but nothing really fancy....

MisterPenguin4 days ago

I grew up on the Jersey shore... Pt. Pleasant, Seaside, Wildwood... There's nothing out of place about that building. So far. Boardwalks have always gone out of their way to copy elite decorations of bygone times creating a mash-up of styles to look lux.

Bocabear4 days ago

I think we have all been saying this all along.... not quite the right vibe for The Boardwalk.... So that means they will be adding a Jersey Shore themed diner to the Grand Floridian....lol

KDM310914 days ago

The Cake Bake signage screams Grand Floridian as does the whole vibe. Has no business being at Boardwalk.

DCBaker4 days ago

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