Foodservice Equipment Reports

Kitchen Design

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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Smokin’ Hot Sonny’s

In a move to regain its position as leader in the competitive barbecue field, Sonny’s BBQ’s new prototype puts its smokers front and nearly center, opens the kitchen to full view and refreshes a 47-year-old brand in the process.
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Express Lane

With a streamlined menu and a redesigned kitchen with state-of-the-art equipment, Tampa, Fla.-based Beef ‘O’ Brady’s new Beef’s Express prototype is poised to bring speed and quality to even more fans.
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DESIGN: Class Act

At Mayo Clinic’s new Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester, Minn., nutrition becomes part of participants’ daily lives thanks to an innovative teaching kitchen bolstered by a behind-scenes production kitchen and servery.
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Go Pizza, GO ROMA!

Go Roma’s compact prototype sports a lively dining room and open kitchen, but lacked space for a hearth oven and wine barrels. Designers developed artistic workarounds that deliver both efficiency and pizzazz.
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