Kitchen Design

DESIGN: Fatburger Finds Its Wings

Adding a Buffalo’s Express component to Fatburger restaurants took only three extra pieces of big equipment. Then sales took flight to the tune of a 25%-plus increase.

Naval Victory

An amazing temporary kitchen feeds 4,500 cadets at the U.S. Naval Academy as the historic King Hall dining facility undergoes renovation.

DESIGN: Fine Tuning

New and pending kitchen tweaks (to both equipment and layout) will improve Cheddar’s Casual Cafe’s operations, flow, service and cost-to-build.

DESIGN: 1,000 Degrees of Pizza

Tony Sacco’s Coal Oven Pizza relies on a single, massive oven fueled by the intense heat of burning anthracite. The coal-fired stone-hearth oven is used for practically every dish on the Sacco’s menu, from pizza to cake, and soon, pasta. Here’s how one artisanal restaurant ekes maximum quality and flexibility from a minimalist cooking battery.

DESIGN: Baptist Health Lexington Connects The Dots

Space constraints dictated a challenging three-floor layout for Baptist Health Lexington’s new kitchen, servery and dock. But smart design has linked the floors’ back-of-house systems in a ground-breaking feat of integration that covers water, oil, waste and much more.

UNIT DESIGN: Coba-Cocina: Three-Part Harmony

Coba Cocina, featuring three concepts under one roof, relies on a compact kitchen, just-in-time-style food prep and daily deliveries to serve the Lexington, Ky., 424-seat, destination restaurant.

DESIGN: View Finder

Action serving stations, flexible equipment and technology and panoramic sightlines put food front-and-center at Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.’s new employee dining facility.

DESIGN: In The Loop

At The Loop Pizza Grill, a supersized, plain vanilla shell of a building gave the company space and opportunity to develop its prototype and test new ideas.

UNIT DESIGN: More Relish Please

A compact footprint, efficient cookline and flair-to-spare—not to mention some addictively delicious burgers—have created a cult following for Relish Gourmet Burgers in Atlantic Canada. This year, Relish heads stateside.

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