Meet the Team – Carmela Poggemeyer began her love affair with Disney at a young age. Her family took frequent annual trips to California, where she first experienced the magic of Mickey at Disneyland. Since then, she has visited the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort, countless times.
When Carmela isn’t talking Disney travel, you’ll probably find her in the kitchen. She attended culinary school at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. There she worked as a professional cook. Since food is one of her passions, most of her family’s Disney adventures revolve around food.
Recently, Carmela began a personal shopping service at the Walt Disney World Resort, making her trips rather frequent. Sometimes she visits the Florida parks bi-weekly!
Carmela even attended this year’s Taste of EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival. While she was there she hunted down Orange Bird merchandise and rare finds for her clients.
Need to know the best places to eat? Want to know where to find and indulge in the newest park treats?
Or maybe you are looking to snap Instagram-worthy food pics?
Carmela has all the insights!
As a foodie, she has pointed countless friends to the most delightful foods Disney has to offer. One of her favorite times to visit Disney World is during the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival. The array of food offerings at the festival brings the Disney experience to a whole new level.
Additionally, Carmela has stayed at nearly every resort. This alone makes her highly knowledgeable when it comes to accommodations.
She has experience traveling alone and on girl’s trips. But most importantly, she travels with her family of six! That’s right, she has four young boys who love Disney!
All of these experiences make Carmela able to recommend the perfect place to rest and relax when not in the parks.
As a graduate of Disney’s College of Disney Knowledge, Carmela specializes in planning all Disney destinations, including Disneyland Resort, the Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, and Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa.
Whether you are looking for the ins and outs of shopping or want to experience the best seasonal attractions and festivals, Carmela is the expert to contact!
And don’t forget! She’ll give you all the right tips to embark on a culinary journey of your own at Disney!
Reach out to Carmela today to plan your next magical trip!
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