The café is owned by Chicago-based Levy Restaurants. Some of the employees, who transferred from Levy’s Portobello Country Italian Trattoria, will return to Portobello, when it reopens after renovations are completed this fall. The remainder have been encouraged to apply at other Levy properties, including Paddlefish and Amway Center, according to Kristi House, regional director of employee relations at Levy.
CareerSource Central Florida will provide online job search, job training and other support to help the laid-off employees find new jobs.
Disney Parks blog reported last month that a new Wolfgang Puck concept is planned for 2018 in the Town Center area of Disney’s shopping and dining complex.
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill will capture the essence of laid-back California dining made popular by Puck at Spago, the brand’s flagship restaurant in Los Angeles. The menu will highlight the best of Puck’s signature dishes with innovative takes on comfort food classics.