Restaurant Development & Design

July-August 2015

restaurant development + design is a user-driven resource for restaurant professionals charged with building new locations and remodeling existing units.

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 3 of 75

2 • 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 • J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 Columns 4 Publisher's Letter Preaching to the Choir This issue's advice on how to reduce build-out costs strikes a personal chord with us right now. We're in the throes of our own construction project, and we feel your pain. 6 Editor's Letter Tech Tide Rising There's no turning back the technology tide, but just 13 percent of consumers strongly agree that it's improving the restaurant experience. That signals an opportunity for developers and design- ers — not just the IT team — to collaborate and integrate technology in more strategic, guest-frst ways. 20 Peer to Peer Q&A with Karim Webb and Edward Barnett, PCF Restaurant Management Buffalo Wild Wings franchisees Karim Webb and Edward Barnett have developed three units in the Los Angeles market, including one in a notoriously challenged inner-city neighborhood long shunned by full- service restaurants. 22 Consultant's Take Process-Based Value Engineering Pays Off Rob Mescolotto, founder of Hospital- ity Construction Services in Washing- ton, D.C., discusses how to use value engineering to lower construction costs while maintaining the original design vision. 72 Talk Shop Financing's Winners & Losers Kevin Burke, investment banker and managing partner of Trinity Capital, believes restaurant chains that can attract Millennials and Generation Z stand the best chance of raising growth capital. CONTENTS VOLUME 3, NO 4 July/August 2015 Departments 8 Buzz Burger 21 Kicks Off Nontraditional Expan- sion; Naf Naf Grill Nabs Roark Capital Invest- ment; A Fresh Look for KFC; Chicago's Lou Malnati's Keeps Rising; David Burke Group's Trilogy to Debut at Silverspot Cinemas; The Country Cat Expands to PDX; and more. 16 TREND DIY Beer Taps Tailor made to help celebrate the craft beer movement in a fun, interactive way, serve- yourself beer taps let guests control the experience and technology control the pours. 26 Design Market London History and sleek, modern style coincide throughout the city — and its restaurants. 50 Project Profle Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar The design of the Cleveland-based chain's Gaithersburg, Md., unit represents the tru- est expression of the brand to date. 58 How To: Reduce Change Orders Change orders during construction projects are inevitable, but they can be minimized. Contractors and chain construction pros share their best practices. 61 Readers' Choices Adam Winig and Daniel Scovill, co-founders of design frm Arsine in Oakland, Calif., share a few of the trends, products and materials on their radars right now. 63 Form + Function: On Queue Design strategies and product insights for entryways and queues. 67 Solutions Center 71 Ad Index Maureen Slocum Publisher (800) 630-4168; fax (800) 630-4169; Joseph M. Carbonara Editorial Director (800) 630-4168; EDITORIAL Editor in Chief Dana Tanyeri Contributing Editors Amanda Baltazar, Anne Downes, Ewurama Ewusi-Mensah, Peter Fabris, David Farkas, Amelia Levin, Margie Monin Dombrowski, Caroline Perkins, Carol Skerritt and Thomas Henry Strenk INTERACTIVE MEDIA Web Editor Rebecca Kilbreath (800) 630-4168; ART & PRODUCTION Art Director & Production Manager Anne LoCascio (800) 630-4168; Art and Production Assistant Eric Uhl (800) 630-4168; SALES MANAGEMENT Vice President, Sales and Marketing Carol McAdam (312) 961-5572; East Coast Sales Director BG Burg (312) 282-6952; South/West Sales Director Kris Duvall (312) 805-9304; Finance Tracy Mugan (800) 630-4168 ; Sales Representative Nicholas Slocum (630) 908-9607; Marketing & Events Manager Jessica Runnion (800) 630-4168 ; RESEARCH Research Director Terri Solomon (800) 630-4168 ; CIRCULATION Audience Development Manager Richard Jarrett (800) 630-4168; For subscription inquiries and address changes, please contact: 847-763-4936 or 877-479-6505, Fax: 800-630-4169. Send e-mails to REPRINTS For custom reprints and electronic usage, contact Maureen Slocum at: (800) 630-4168 fax (800) 630-4169 OFFICE 110 E. Schiller St., Suite 312 Elmhurst, IL 60126 Phone (800) 630-4168 fax (800) 630-4169 restaurant development + design (USPS 14780) is published bi-monthly by Zoomba Group. 110 E Schiller Street, Suite 312, Elmhurst, IL 60126. Periodicals postage paid at Elmhurst, IL and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to restaurant development + design, PO Box 156 Elmhurst IL 60126. Subscriptions are free to qualified professionals within the United States. Non-qualified subscriptions are available at the subscription prices of $90 for a year. All other countries and Canada must be prepaid in U.S. funds with an additional $35. Single copy price is $15. Zoomba Group LLC does not assume and hereby disclaims any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions in the material contained herein, regardless of whether such errors result from negligence, accident or any other cause whatsoever.

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Restaurant Development & Design - July-August 2015