Facility Design Project of the Month

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.

Industry Kitchen in New York City

A compact kitchen space requires staff to be exceptionally agile and organized as they serve guests gathering in this establishment under the FDR Drive overpass, where they enjoy expansive views of the East River, the Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges and the Brooklyn skyline.

South Quad Renovation at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.

A renovation and addition to the South Quad residence hall allowed the university to consolidate West Quad dining into one dining hall and café that serves residential and retail customers. The kitchen expansion includes more storage and a commissary.

CoV in Wayzata, Minn.

With walls of windows opening onto Lake Minnetonka, this restaurant features an open kitchen with a wood-fired grill and smoker, a marble oyster bar and a 28-foot liquor bar.

Blue Wall Café at the UMass Amherst Lincoln Campus Center

A renovated campus center eatery with a focus on sustainability and fresh, healthful food features 10 self-contained, European-inspired bistro-style concepts that offer a casual, urban dining experience, as well as the gourmet Harvest Market.

Puesto in San Diego, Calif.

An overhaul of an old police headquarters building transforms an industrial space into a restaurant with three cooklines and the sounds and textures of Mexico and Southern California.