Hospitality

THE FOOD HALL | Part One: Creating an Authentic Dining Experience

THE FOOD HALL | Part One: Creating an Authentic Dining Experience

Enjoying a bite to eat in a common space is not a new concept. The Food Hall trend has lunch breakers, tourists and foodies in a craze, leaving mall food courts in the dust. In New York City alone, there are nineteen open food halls, with four having opened in the last year and five expected to open in 2018. With these food halls creating a major shift in the dining experience, we beg the question – what makes a food hall more successful than a food court?

Building a New Restaurant? What You Need to Know About the Architect's Role During Construction

Building a New Restaurant? What You Need to Know About the Architect's Role During Construction

Restaurant Architects are not just people who will create a set of drawings so you can get a building permit. We are part of your restaurant team helping you to define your concept, design the space, and see that the design intent is carried through all aspects of construction.

5 Ways a Restaurant Architect Can Help You Evaluate Site Selection

5 Ways a Restaurant Architect Can Help You Evaluate Site Selection

There are many different factors that need to be considered when selecting a space/building/site/neighborhood for your restaurant. A good real estate broker who will help you find a good location, and negotiate the lease to ensure items like rent commencement, landlord provided build out, etc.; but there may a lot more that you'll need to consider.

Opening a restaurant? Why an architect is more valuable to you than you may think.

Opening a restaurant? Why an architect is more valuable to you than you may think.

You are going to open a new restaurant? That’s awesome! There has never been a better time. Online shopping is only increasing and shopping centers need more restaurants to attract shoppers.  You have your idea for the restaurant, now you need to establish your team of consultants that focus on the items that aren’t your specialty;