As an AT&T employee, my dad was mailed a copy of the EPCOT Center preview book, either in late 1981 or early 1982. Mailed! To our home! As an enthusiastic 14-year-old fan of Walt Disney World I poured over the concept art and descriptions of the new futuristic theme park that was taking shape a mere 45 minutes away from our house.
From 1981 to 1993, the Carousel of Progress’ father figure made his speciality, “L’Omelette Superb Avec Jambon,” to celebrate New Years Eve. Now you can make it too.
Let’s take a visual tour of the Sunshine Tree Pavillion with photos taken between 1992-1993, when The Tropical Serenade (better know as The Enchanted Tiki Room) was in its full glory, prior to the conversion into the “Under New Management” show.