Foodservice Equipment and Supplies’ editors examine the workflow, efficiencies, concept expression, design, décor, and equipment and supplies packages that comprise some of the foodservice industry’s latest and greatest projects in this award-winning monthly feature.
Conversion of a 73-year-old building into a contemporary housing, dining and learning establishment brings a fresh approach to a support kitchen and servery with micro-restaurants emphasizing local, fresh and colorful cuisine.
A creative approach to serving staff, this multiphase project transformed the main kitchen and employee café into an efficient, contemporary facility without interrupting patient services.
This new urban dining hall leverages a flexible foodservice equipment package and utility distribution system to implement a cook-to-flow system that helps provide students with a varied menu of restaurant-quality food.
By working with Culinary Institute of America-trained chefs to develop menus, the IU culinary staff give customers a new dining experience at nine microrestaurants in a unique campus environment.
A high-rise bank building repurposed into a premier steakhouse positions foodservice on multiple levels and pays homage to this renowned baseball team's history and culture.
A small yet highly efficient and partially open kitchen allows culinary staff to show off their creativity with delicious, healthful ingredients that appeal to hotel guests and neighborhood residents.
The freshly made menu and locally sourced ingredients that define the display kitchen and European cooking suite shared between a full-service restaurant and room service, along with a gourmet-style market with a coffee shop, distinguish this hospital's foodservices from its competitors.
Eight years ago, when James and Julie Petrakis opened their first restaurant, The Ravenous Pig, in Winter Park, Fla., they were determined to become leaders in showcasing local farmers, fishermen and artisanal purveyors. They achieved notable success: revenues have reached $3.5 million, and the restaurant attracts some 94,000 customers annually.
Customization brings new flavors and menu variety to the food-concept platforms at this all-you-care-to-eat marketplace.
Contributing to this center’s LEED Platinum rating, the foodservice areas — its bistro café and its kitchen, Courtyard Café, catering kitchen and presidential kitchen — support preparation of fresh and local food within minimal footprints.
A creative footprint and equipment layout promote efficient production systems that allow this new hotel's restaurant, bar, room service and catering menus to showcase local and fresh ingredients.