Category: Design and Renovation

13Apr
How to Find the Best Walk-In Cooler Latch Kit for Your Restaurant
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

If you notice your walk-in cooler warming up a few degrees after a busy shift and taking several hours to cool back down, you could easily end up with a spoilage issue on your hands. Food spoilage is a serious cut to a restaurant’s bottom line, so you’ll want to immediately troubleshoot the cause of […]

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9Apr
6 Reliable Walk-in Cooler Thermometers and Thermostats
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

Food spoilage is a serious threat to the profitability of any restaurant. I’m sure you know all too well the razor-thin margins that many restaurants operate under. The average is 5 percent, and that’s without any food spoilage. Therefore, a restaurant that’s losing more than 5 percent of its food inventory costs to spoilage is […]

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14Feb
How to Find the Right Fixtures and Fittings for Your Farm-to-Table Restaurant Bathroom
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

I’ve seen the restaurant industry change dramatically over the years, and the truth is, it’s just getting started. Today’s restaurant-goers expect more than just a meal. They expect an incredible experience. And that experience doesn’t stop at an amazing meal. Every aspect of the restaurant – from the lighting when they walk in to the […]

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12Feb
What to Look for In Office and Other Commercial Flooring Products
By: Max Tripodi

If you operate a sprawling and well-established office complex or commercial space with hundreds of employees and guests, your flooring needs are going to be much different than a small start-up firm with just a few team members. However big or small your facility, there are some standard considerations to think through when choosing the […]

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10Feb
Outfitting Your Restaurant with The Best Exterior Door Hardware
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

What people want and expect when eating out at a restaurant today is very different than what people looked for in a dining experience just a decade ago. The customer mindset used to be focused solely on the type of meal and how much it cost. Today’s guests want more than just a meal; they […]

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worst mistakes when building a restaurant
2Apr
7 Mistakes You Can Make When Building or Renovating a Restaurant
By: Max Tripodi

It is an exciting experience to be one of the first customers to discover a trendy new restaurant with delicious food, a unique concept, and a great atmosphere is an exciting experience. However, it’s not exciting when the restaurant falls flat because of building design issues that could have been easily avoided with proper planning. […]

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commercial rough inspections
18Feb
Rough Inspections For Commercial Renovations
By: Max Tripodi

Renovating an Office or Restaurant? Be Prepared for Three Rough Inspections When making renovations to a commercial space, you will encounter a variety of codes and regulations that can differ considerably depending on where the building is located. Before starting any work, be sure to thoroughly research the local requirements to know exactly what is […]

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Restaurant Design Trends
11Feb
7 Restaurant Design Trends – 2019
By: Max Tripodi

“Stale” is not a good word for restaurants in any sense of the word. Whether it’s the fondue craze of the 70s or the advent of the salad bar in the 1980s—restaurant owners are always upgrading their spaces to accommodate for trends, and they should consider design and décor just as much as the menu. […]

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Restaurant Design
13Nov
5 Factors Guiding Restaurant Design
By: Max Tripodi

For the first time in years, Americans are spending more money on eating out than on groceries for food at home. This shift in spending has made an enormous impact on the U.S. design and construction industry.  Now more than ever, business owners have focused on their restaurant’s design and its overall impact on their […]

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concepts for restaurant design
9Oct
Concepts for Restaurant Design That Serve Different Types of Customers
By: Max Tripodi

Different Customers, Different Experiences: Mixing Concepts for Restaurant Design The paintings for sale in the café. The barroom next to the dining room. The gift shop on the way out of the ice cream parlor. Mixed-use concepts for restaurant design aren’t new, but they are taking on a renewed spark with a postmodern flair.   […]

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