And there is no hard and fast rule that says that you must have characters when you offer a prix fixe menu.
I thought I’d heard there would not be characters as well. It’s just I also remember that “once upon a time” a non character buffet would be turned into a Pixar character buffet. I also remember that they’d gotten as far as costumes and beta testing when they pulled the plug on Pixar and went a different way.
So, even if they open without characters, there is always the possibility they can be added in the future, ala Tusker House.
Quoting that great American philosopher Yogi Berra, “It ain’t over 'til it’s over” and at the same time quoting The Carpenters, “we’ve only just begun”.
This book isn’t even on the shelf because it’s still at the printer.