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When money doesn't matter

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There was a time when everyone sat in the kitchen and ate with mama, and the dining room was saved for company. Times have certainly changed, because now the epitome of fine dining, at least at Disney, is to squeeze yourself and a few close friends into the kitchen with the chef.

Citricos, the New American-themed dining room at the Grand Floridian hotel, has just opened the Chef's Domain, a 14-guest corner of the kitchen serviced by the chef himself. There's room for a minimum of four people, at $65 a head for the five-course meal.

Across the hall at Victoria & Albert's (the only Central Florida restaurant to win the AAA Four-Diamond Award), the similarly strategized Chef's Table is the place to be. Expect to book up to six months in advance for the single table for four, and to pay $115 to $160 each. Call your mama and make her laugh.


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