In the same way seasoning enhances a meal, the building systems we design are an essential part of a memorable dining experience. Since each restaurateur’s needs are unique, we closely collaborate with architects, owners, and kitchen and interior design consultants to create fully-integrated building systems. From the standard mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems to the complexities that come with refrigeration to cooking hoods, grease waste applications, and order-pick-up areas or even off-site kitchens to keep up with at-home meal delivery, we provide systems that bring the dining experience to life.


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We’ve successfully collaborated with different clients from national restaurant chains to specialty dining destinations. In retrofit restaurants, we provide complete on-site investigative services ahead of design, so that the restaurateur can know all of their options upfront. Our team has worked on more than 5,000 restaurants, implementing both standard and highly specialized systems. Browse our Restaurant project gallery to see what we’re designing.

Perry's Steakhouse at Baybrook Mall


Shake Shack

Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse


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Coy Macy

Retail Sector Restaurant Practice Director



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