Foodservice Equipment Reports

Kitchen Design

Double Duty

At the University of Massachusetts Lowell Campus, the McGauvran Student Center relies on smart adjacencies and shared platform equipment to make the best use of a tight, vertical footprint. At the same time, the design increases dining choices for both the meal-plan and retail dining programs—and puts the project in the running for LEED Gold.
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Wide Open West

Smart servery layout paired with well-placed kitchen support and a cool c-store has cut queuing times for students at Coppell High School, Coppell, Texas, by about half, and boosted participation by 15%.
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Johnny Rockets 2.0

Prototype Johnny Rockets 2.0 features new kitchen equipment that’s cut food production times nearly in half, and a new design package that gives its 1950s-era look a retro-modern makeover. The changes have generated double-digit sales increases as a result.
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Smokin’ In Style

When Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s new prototype cut the kitchen size by 50%, the cost to build dropped and sales skyrocketed. Here’s how the chain’s leaders did it.
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Going For Green

The fresh look and new efficiencies of Saladworks' rebranded concept has propelled the prototype store to a 60%-plus boost in sales. Here’s how.
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Mission Accomplished

At the Iron Mike Conference Center at Fort Bragg, N.C., fine-tuning the Army’s prototypical kitchen and servery design took attention to detail plus an eye for flow and function.
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Buckeye Bullseye

Traditions at Scott and Curl Market together serve as the culinary hearts of the new community created by The Ohio State University’s 3,200-bed North Residential District project. The two foodservice operations feature one-stop dining, with each station equipped to be a destination.
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Wok & Roll

Iron Chef-level Peking duck, steamed dim sum and sushi delivered at Disney-level volumes are the hallmarks of the new Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
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MSU’s Leading Edge

Spectacular food, well-executed design and carefully selected, authentic equipment make the newly renovated Akers Dining Hall a must-visit destination on the Michigan State University campus.
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