At dinner, the Beast greets guests in his study. You will normally be told that you can meet him at the end of your meal, where then you can proceed to exit after meeting him. Check on the day of your visit.
Be Our Guest is Walt Disney's World's newest theme park dining location. It is exceptionally themed, and the food is really good. Dinner reservations are a requirement, and at least a few months in advance, if you can. You cannot reserve lunch, but lines can be long, so be prepared!