Restaurant Development & Design

WINTER 2014

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the style the team was after and didn't require customization. Tiled carpet in the dining room is thick and plush, and its jewel-tone teal blue carries through in candleholders that add a pop of color to the tabletops, as well as in restrooms and the 20-seat bar area. There, it's picked up both in the plush fabric cov- ering the barstools and in the Baroque-style frame surrounding one of three giant mir- rors that add life and depth to the space. "The mirrors are very large and residential-style, and they have an Italian 5 6 • R E S T A U R A N T D E V E L O P M E N T + D E S I G N • W I N T E R 2 0 1 4 Project Team • Grant Cooper, Charles Clark , Principals, Clark Cooper Concepts • Brandi Key, Executive Chef • Julie McGarr, Julie McGarr Design & Interiors • Leo Parker, Parker Project Manage- ment & Construction • Jerry Alexander, Acumen Design, Branding & Imagery Snapshot • Location: Houston • Concept: Casual, authentic Italian • Menu: Small plates, Neapolitan-style pizza, fresh pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches • Size: 5,700 square feet • Seats: 250 (150 inside, 80 patio, 20 bar) • Features: Glassed-in Dough Room, expo kitchen, walk-up pizza-by-the- slice window, sidewalk patio • Décor highlights: Residential-style furnishings/accessories, bright blue and yellow accent colors, warm woods, wine walls, brushed brass, large painted antique mirror frames, brass candelabras, chalkboard signage • Price points: Entrees $20-$27, pizzas $14-$22; small plates $9-$15 • Buildout: 3-4 months • Website: www.coppaosteriahouston.com Top: Rich natural tones, such as cream-colored tufted leather banquettes, temper Coppa Osteria's use of bright blue and yellow. All but one of the tabletops are natural maple butcher block. Bottom: Wrapping around the restaurant's exterior is a patio that seats up to 80 customers. A low, curved brick wall separates the patio from the sidewalk. To keep customers cool on sunny days, the patio features large market-style umbrellas in Osteria's bright yellow color. Tabletops feature an epoxy coating to keep them cool and the chairs feature the restaurant's signature blue color.

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