The VintageView Wine Storage Systems Guide to Restaurant Design

West Coast Wine & Cheese

The wine and cheese bar isn’t exactly a novel concept around the Bay Area. San Francisco is a hotbed of culinary culture, and with the country’s most famous wine region just up the road, locals and tourists alike are ravenous about opening good bottles of vino. When Chris Wanner decided to leave the wine distribution industry to open his own wine bar, West Coast Wine • Cheese, he didn’t have to overcomplicate things to stand out in a crowded San Francisco field. He focused on local wine — and a gorgeous wine wall to tempt guests.

2nd Ave Lighting Embellishes The William Vale Hotel

Grand splendor and a contemporary chic look were key ingredients used to create the custom architectural lighting fixtures for the William Vale Hotel, which is located at 55 Wythe Ave. in the North Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY.
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Fogo de Chão Pays Homage to its Roots with Revamped Design

Within the recently renovated Fogo de Chão in Beverly Hills, California, stands a 16-foot bas-relief rendition of the nearly 60-year-old monument O Laçador.The rendition is a nod to the gaucho monument constructed in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the home of the original Fogo de Chão location.

Shoney's New Restaurant Prototype Opens in Nashville

Shoney’s, the iconic, all-American restaurant brand, reopened its restaurant in Nashville on Donelson Pike after it underwent an extensive interior and exterior remodel. The new restaurant design will serve as the prototype for all newly constructed and remodeled Shoney’s locations nationwide.

Masseria Restaurant Interior Serves-Up Winning Recipe

Unique Store Fixtures received an award for Masseria restaurant, Toronto, from the Retail Design Institute (RDI) at its 46th Awards Gala in New York City.  The award for Casual Dining and Entertainment was presented to Unique Store Fixtures out of 125 project entries.

Michelin-Starred Ai Fiori, Langham Place Hotel Thrive as a Team

Located within the Langham Place hotel on Fifth Avenue in New York City, Michelin-starred Ai Fiori is a separate entity. But that doesn’t hinder the hotel’s symbiotic relationship with the restaurant as teams from both establishments work to create a seamless experience for guests.

Inside The Daring World of Multi-Sensory Dining

At 6:58 p.m. six couples hover nervously outside the windowless Black Hole restaurant in Cancun. There are giggles, witty comments, a whole lot of “what is going to happen next” swimming in the balmy air.

Reimagined Williamsburg Inn to Debut April 23

The Williamsburg Inn, a premier Virginia historic hotel, announced April 23 as the completion date of its elaborate multi-phase renovation. Offering an all-new modern and luxury experience while staying true to its notable Regency style, the Williamsburg Inn will reveal enhanced food and beverage offerings, attractive event space additions, stunning exterior upgrades, and signature themed suites.

Et Voila! Debuts New Renovation

Owner and Executive Chef Claudio Pirollo of Et Voila!, the classic Belgian French bistro located in the heart of the Palisades neighborhood in Washington D.C., is pleased to announce the debut of his totally new restaurant.

TomKats Hospitality to Restore Woolworth Building in Downtown Nashville

TomKats Hospitality announced its newest project—the rehabilitation of the historic downtown Nashville Woolworth building. An integral location of the Civil Rights movement in Nashville, Tomkats Hospitality Owner Tom Morales revealed his plan to restore the building and reopen in late 2017 as Woolworth on 5th—a soul food-inspired restaurant and live music venue.

15 Ways to Build a Safer Kitchen

Designing full-service kitchens has become more complicated than ever. It’s important to consider appearance, functionality, and employee and food safety—it takes an army to accomplish this. From start to finish, kitchen design is a collaboration of architects, engineers, designers, food and beverage design firms, chefs, owner, operators, and food safety consultants.