Foodservice Equipment Reports

Kitchen Design

The Trevian Way

At New Trier High School, Winnetka, Ill., achieving the university dining look, feel and food quality in a high-volume high school setting required some layout and design finesse. Mission accomplished.


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Clean Slate

Sleek. Calm. Efficient. Stunning. The unseen details of The French Laundry’s new kitchen in Yountville, Calif., are as much a work of art as its famous dishes.


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Making Magic

Exquisite attention to detail helped Chicago Magic Lounge’s bars and kitchen get off to a racing start, despite some unexpected challenges. Plus, what’s a magic theater without secret doors, trompe l’oeil floors and disappearing ice?


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Robotic Java

Briggo Coffee Haus, Austin, Texas, combines responsibly sourced, locally roasted coffee coffee shop powered by cloud technology so customers can beans with an unattended robotic app-order their own perfect cups, 24/7.


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The Connected Kitchen

At Madison Area Technical College, the new Culinary Arts program’s use of technology in its teaching kitchens is earning the facility high marks both within and outside the school.


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Call To Order

Uncle Maddio’s jumps its prototype to the next level in Acworth, Ga., with upgrades including an unexpected make-line layout tweak that speeds up service and streamlines labor.


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Project Italy

A chef at Fi’lia, renowned Chef Michael Schwartz’s upscale Italian eatery in Miami, slices a pizza fresh out of the restaurant’s wood-burning pizza oven. The restaurant also touts a wood-fired grill, and both are on display. Fi’lia is located inside the luxury hotel SLS Brickell.


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