How CT Restaurants Can Minimize COVID-19 Risk As They Reopen

On June 17, restaurants in Connecticut were allowed to reopen for indoor dining after having been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. In order to comply with state guidelines, restaurants should take the actions outlined below. This is in addition to recommendations for outside dining in our blog How to Adjust Your Restaurant Layout…

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How to Adjust Your Restaurant Layout for COVID-19 Restrictions

As the country adapts to life under the COVID-19 pandemic, dining remains one of the most eagerly anticipated – and challenging – economic sectors to reopen. In order to resume dining-in services, restaurants will have to adhere to local regulations and adjust their operations to provide safe and enjoyable environments for both patrons and staff. …

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Restaurant Design: Space Flow

What makes a restaurant layout efficient? And why is this important? At the most basic level, an efficient circulation flow and sight lines are the two main factors. Efficient circulation paths for the patron and for staff are essential to keep people and food moving efficiently to decrease wait times, and to allow for maximum…

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Restaurant Design: Seating

The design of seating arrangements for a restaurant should reflect the type of cuisine and service that is envisioned. Ideally, a seating layout will have different types of tables, a combination of fixed and flexible arrangements, and will accommodate both small and large parties. Here are some types:2-TOPS and 4-TOPS The building blocks of restaurant seating…

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Restaurant Design: Lighting

Lighting is one of the key elements in giving a restaurant its character and atmosphere. Beyond the basic level of light necessary for any space, the patron’s experience of the restaurant is heightened by the quality of light and decorative aspects of the lighting fixtures. There are 3 main types of lighting: Ambient lighting, which…

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Restaurant Design: The Details

What brings the design of a restaurant to a cohesive whole is the sum of its details: – the materials palette: architectural finishes, cabinetry, flooring, fabrics, architectural detailing – the marketing materials: branding, signage, menus, business cards – the decorative elements: artwork, accessories – the table settings: table cloths, napkins & rings, tableware. Here are…

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Restaurant Concept

Restaurant Concept - Bar Area

Located in an area of local businesses and residences, and close to two colleges, this restaurant will serve a mixed clientele from lunch into late evening. The building had two vacant tenant spaces, the larger of which we converted into an open dining area with views to the kitchen prep area and pizza oven. The…

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PROJECT SHARE: RESTAURANT DESIGN IN LIVE PANORAMIC

Restaurant Design in Hamden CT

A sneak peek at a new restaurant project on the boards. We have designed our latest restaurant project in 3D, rendered it and created a ‘live panoramic’ where you can virtually control the camera view into the space. Click here to look up, look down, look around… To see more on the Restaurant Design project,…

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Roìa Restaurant

Originally the grand dining room of a 1912 hotel, this restaurant space had undergone numerous renovations, covering up its marble mosaic floors and oak paneling. The new owner envisioned a modern bistro with a historic flavor; we restored the 5,900 square foot space to its former grandeur. A new entry vestibule allows ADA access from…

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