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Disney shocks the Dooky Chase family at their New Orleans restaurant. Here’s the big news.



Stella Chase Reese, far right, the daughter of culinary icon Leah Chase, who died in 2019, reacts as Disney representatives announce to the roughly 50 Chase family members gathered at Dooky Chase’s Restaurant that they will be among the first guests at the forthcoming Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Disney. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, inspired by 2009’s animated film, ‘The Princess and the Frog,’ was announced in June 2020 as a replacement for Splash Mountain. Imagineer Charita Carter, far right, executive producer of the attraction and part of a Disney team that made repeated research visits to New Orleans during its development, presents an attraction poster to the family. (Photo by Chris Granger, The Times-Picayune)

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