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Designing a Restaurant, where do you start?

  • Restaurant Brokers Interview Design Experts
  • Restaurant Brokers and Restaurant Design
  • The Reality of Restaurant Design

The restaurant brokers are interviewing experts on restaurant design on this weeks show. What are the secrets from the industry experts for designing a restaurant that will WOW. Does it take a lot of money, a lot of imagination or a little of both?

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Joe M. Carbonara
Joe M. Carbonara
Joe Carbonara is the editor in chief of restaurant development + design magazine, a two-year old publication for people who design, build, remodel and maintain restaurants. In his role, Joe oversees the entire editorial process from concept to completion. A diehard Cubs fan, Joe has a taste for the finer things in life, including Pabst Blue Ribbon.
  • 773.791.8970 Phone
  • joe@zoombagroup.com Email
  • http://www.rddmag.com/ Website
  • Restaurant Development & Design Restaurant Development & Design
Brent Bueche
Brent Bueche
Brent Bueche is a graduate of LSU and has been a licensed architect for over 24 years. He is a nationally recognized authority on restaurant design, prototype design, and building program management. He has experience in all types of design; including schools, offices, corporate headquarters, military facilities, testing labs, warehouses, and assisted living facilities. He has served on several boards and commissions in service to the community. BBI Architects was founded in 2002 by Brent Bueche in Baton Rouge, LA. Our priority is listening to our clients to understand their business and their goals. We contribute to their success by creating compelling environments that work for them. We create "Spaces that Work". BBI Architects has designed hundreds of restaurants for local, regional, and national clients. For over a decade, BBI Architects led the architectural design functions for Chil-fil-A restaurants, including: Creating all prototype designs, designing all site adaptations, developing the existing building conversions, and organizing, implementing, and managing the remodeling program.
  • 225.761.5191 Phone
  • brent@bbiusa.com Email
  • www.bbiusa.com Website
  • BBI Architects BBI Architects
Steve MacNeil
Steve MacNeil
Stephen McNeil is the co-owner of No Mas! Productions, visual artists and industrial designer. McNeil has a degree in Fine Arts from California State University of Long Beach. McNeil started at No Mas! Production in 1996 with partner Walk Bilinski. He has been involved in more than a hundred different restaurant decor concepts, and designed customer lighting, furniture, bar and accent pieces to support them.
  • 404.510.0907 Phone
  • stevenomas@gmail.com Email
  • http://nomasatlanta.com/ Website
  • No Mas! Hacienda & Cantina No Mas! Hacienda & Cantina