Restaurant Design

  • Five questions to ask before you decide to renovate your restaurant

    April 30, 2013
    By Diane Chiasson Restaurant trends come and go, especially when it comes to design and décor. Your restaurant operation obviously cannot afford to jump on every trend’s bandwagon, but renovations, whether small or large, are a necessity in order to remain competitive and relevant in today’s society. Depending on the state of your operation, a small refresh ...
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  • How to create an atmosphere that enhances your bottom line

    January 4, 2013
    By Steve Forler January 4, 2013 Even though your customers are more knowledgeable and sophisticated about our industry than ever before, it is important to remember that you have the advantage of staying one step ahead of them – because you are the proprietor of the establishment they are about to eat in. Nobody knows their business ...
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  • Restaurant marketing by design

    October 22, 2012
    Marketing by design By Chris Hannah October 22, 2012   Is your restaurant design sending the right message? Do your customers understand you? In my view, Marketing 101 would suggest that sending a clear message is Job No. 1. Nowhere is this more apparent and more critical than in foodservice. And, nowhere have I seen this rule broken more often ...
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  • Easy and effective ways to update your restaurant’s decor

    August 30, 2012
    Easy and effective ways to liven up your look By Barbara MacDonald August 30, 2012 Since a change is as good as a rest, it is likely time to liven up your look – perhaps a little, maybe even a lot!  We become so used to the establishment we own, operate or work in each day, we don’t ...
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  • Seven ways to modernize your restaurant’s interior design and decor

    June 20, 2012
    By Diane Chiasson Look around at all the new restaurant and foodservice operations opening lately, and you will see a distinct trend in the interior design – modern, streamlined, white-on-white looks combined with rustic themes, a mixture of the past and contemporary. Today, the goal of restaurant owners is to create a space that is comfortable and ...
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  • Ten tips for proper restaurant lighting

    February 23, 2012
    By Diane Chiasson Many restaurant and foodservice operators often overlook some of the less obvious points that might help to make their operations more successful – like lighting. Restaurant lighting must enhance the mood of the establishment and is dictated by the type of food you serve, as well as your restaurant’s design. But it must also ...
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  • Eight design tips for your restaurant’s concept

    May 18, 2011
    By Diane Chiasson While great food and service are paramount to your restaurant or foodservice operation’s success, the third link is having a restaurant design that works. Not only does your operation have to be pleasing to the eye for your customers, but it also must be functional for your employees to be able to offer ...
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