Facilier then offers Tiana to make her restaurant dream come true in exchange for the charm.Realizing she would rather be with Naveen, and realizing Facilier's true intentions, Tiana destroys the charm.
Tiana and Naveen are wed by Mama Odie; and because of Tiana's new status as princess, they are restored back to human form after their kiss.
Later, the couple returns to New Orleans to legally get married and celebrate, and together the two open their new restaurant.
The duo had left the company in 2005, but Lasseter requested their return to Disney to direct and write the film and had let them choose the style of animation (traditional or CGI) they wanted to use.
The Princess and the Frog returns to the musical film format used in many of the previously successful Disney animated films, with a style Musker and Clements declared, like with Aladdin and The Little Mermaid, had inspiration from Golden Age Disney features such as Cinderella.
Fourteen years later, Tiana has grown into an aspiring young chef who works as a waitress for two local diners, so she can save enough money to start her own restaurant, a dream she shared with her deceased father James.