Could Brewmasters return to SWO?Sea World Orlando: The theming at the Terrace is terrible, and the buffet has been closed and the signs removed.
From tilikum shamuAfter one day, the ill-fated buffet at the re-themed Hospitality House (now called the Terrace) is gone. the signs have been removed. Workers mention that they've heard rumors that Brewmasters MIGHT comeback, but for a fee. Anybody heard anything similar?
Posted March 15, 2009 at 3:31 PM
Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.
From David GrahamGareth you might know this one?
Posted March 15, 2009 at 8:00 PM
From Gareth HFunny, I was there yesterday Saturday and noticed that the buffet was gone. My guess is that it will be seasonal, much like the all you can eat at Busch Gardens.
Posted March 16, 2009 at 11:13 AM
Its doubtful the BrewMaster club will return though, with or without a fee, but am heading back there Wednesday to check out Mantas test runs, so will enquire!
From David GrahamYeah I noticed the Buffet was gone on the 8th when I was there. Gareth you going to get pics or hopefully video of Manta in action? I'm going to try to get video Thurs is my first chance during the week to go. Also be nice to think the B.C was back, but if they charge they better offer more than they did really.
Posted March 16, 2009 at 12:37 PM
From tilikum shamuI don't think it will be the buffet. They got their ass handed to them on this one...
Posted March 16, 2009 at 4:44 PM
From Gareth HDavid, went yesterday, saw a climpse of them reversing a car on the track but that was it. Did get stuck for about 15 minutes while a truck exited the site, and a cement mixer truck went in, so thinking testing may be more of an evening thing. Daytime would be landscaping. Will try and head back over next week later in the day!
Posted March 19, 2009 at 11:15 AM
From David GrahamLOL yeah I made it there yesterday about 2pm and ran into the same 15 music trucks as you did. I asked the lady in the gift shop by turtles about it and she told me they usually (or had been) doing the testing between 4-6pm, I wasn't able to stay due to plans already, but next Thursday I'll be down there if I can't make it for the weekend.
Posted March 20, 2009 at 11:56 AM
From Gareth HBrewMaster club will not return. (Confirmed today)
Posted March 26, 2009 at 3:24 PM
The Buffet was only there for the Bud BBQ period (Enf of) and MAY return during the busy Summer period.
They are still going to change the entire area into a new restaurant once funding is approved (Cutbacks etc etc)
Beer went up a Dollar+ today.
From tilikum shamuAnother brilliant move by a subsidiary of a once-great company that seems to be twisting in the wind since the real brains of the operation have been bought out (ABIII and family.)
Posted March 26, 2009 at 6:18 PM
From tilikum shamuActually... it's pretty funny rereading your post... "once funding is approved..."
Posted March 26, 2009 at 6:23 PM
With employees being told to turn out the lights when they leave a room and make double-sided copies... I just don't see them approving capital expenditure for a dining facility. I've also noticed that they are cutting employees early, yet leaving 1 person at the parking gate causing huge lines, when normally its free parking 3 hours prior to close. And I noticed that my beer was more at Shamu stadium even with my Platinum discount.
All this amounts to me thinking The Brito Bandito isn't going to approve money to revamp the HH. The only thing worse than the boys from Brazil selling these parks would be for them to hold on to them and bleed them dry.
This discussion has been archived, and is not accepting additional responses.
Theme Park Insider Guidebooks
Top U.S. Theme Parks
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Other Top International Parks
Readers' Top Themed Rides
Top Roller Coasters
Top Theme Park Shows
Features, News and Advice
2013 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2012 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2011 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2010 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2009 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2008 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2007 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2006 Blog PostsJan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
2005 Blog PostsDec.
2004-2005Staff column archive