Longtime Cast Member Oscar Martinez announced yesterday on Facebook that he is retiring from Disneyland effective today.
Chef Oscar began working at Disneyland on December 29, 1956, starting as a busboy in Fantasyland quick-serve locations, then as a cook at the Carnation Cafe, and most recently greeting guests at the Carnation Cafe.
In January, his 60 years of service were celebrated with a special award created just for him.
In his retirement announcement Chef Oscar said, “it has been a great journey these 60 1/2 years. But it has come to an end. May everyone follow their dreams as I have followed mine. Best wishes for all my friends Cast Members at the Happiest Place on Earth.”