Archive for the ‘Articles’ Category

TREND: Crowdfunding Lets Entrepreneurs Pass the Virtual Hat

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Up and coming restaurateurs are finding new fundraising opportunities through crowdfunding.

Efficiency Blunders: Five Top Mistakes in Restaurant Design

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Chef Tom Gray and architect Dan Maas discuss five lessons they’ve learned throughout their twenty year careers of developing restaurants.

Chipotle Adds ShopHouse Locations

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is expanding its new ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen concept.

Permitting Purgatory

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Delays and unforeseen regulations can hold development projects hostage, but a combination of meticulous preparation and local allies can alleviate problematic permitting issues.

Are You Listening to the ADA Requirements?

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The Department of Justice has updated the ADA Requirements to address issues of hearing loss and providing assistive listening solutions.

Lots of Blue Sky Left for Rapidly Growing Fast-Casual Pizza Players

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Despite news that the number of servings of pizza sold last year dropped, there is plenty of hope among a new batch of pizzerias that are embracing the fast-casual format with a higher, gourmet level.

Communal Tables Catch on as a Flexible Seating Option

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A look into how three operations, a fast-casual independent, a QSR leader, and a full-service independent have successfully incorporated communal tables.

ADA Update

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In March of this past year the standards by which the Americans with Disability Act is administered in building construction went into affect. This article in Restaurant Development and Design was published in the winter of 2013. The author provides a summary review of the changes that will impact the design and facilities for new [...]

Chain Profile - Blaze Pizza

Icon Written by admin on March 10, 2013 – 3:11 pm

An article from < em>Foodservice Equipment and Suppliers magazine, written by Dana Tanyeri. Blaze Pizza has been added to our client list by benefit of an introduction from Ana Henton of MASS Design.

Will This Place Ever Open

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Featured in Restaurant Start Up and Growth Magazine, “Will This Place Ever Open”, by Patricia Luebke.
Strategies for opening your new restaurant on time.