Design Build Division Completes Mexicano Project

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R.W. Smith & Co. Design Build Mexicano Project

An authentic Mexican Restaurant has added a bit of flair to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles. Mexicano, owned by Chefs Jaime Martin Del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu, redefine Mexican cuisines with innovation and artful styles. R.W. Smith and Co.’s Design Build division worked closely with Chefs Jaime and Ramiro to create a […]

Food Waste Laws, Recycling & Best Practices

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Foodservice Food Waste Recycling

Understanding your state’s food waste laws is essential for every commercial kitchen operation. Learn more about the laws and simple best practices to implement in your prep stations to reduce food waste. New Regulations California is joining the increasing number of states that have enacted regulations banning food waste from landfills. In the final step […]

Creating a Successful Mother’s Day Brunch

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Tips for Mother's Day Brunch

Mother’s Day is a sentimental holiday for many families which often includes dining out. This is the perfect occasion to showcase your signature dishes and develop a unique dining experience for your guests. We have assembled valuable tips to craft a memorable event for this special holiday. Planning For the Event Develop a joyful theme […]

Radisson Phoenix Hotel North Debuts New Look

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Pool Area at Radisson Phoenix

With a fresh new appeal to incoming travelers, the Radisson Phoenix Hotel North unveils its beautiful transformation of modern designs and amenities. The 284-room hotel features a chic and vibrant look, executed by Greenwood & Black, with shades of blue and yellow and red accents throughout the property. Walking through the lobby, hotel patrons are […]

Project Showcase – Marina del Rey Hotel

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Marina del Rey Hotel in Southern California

Project: Marina del Rey Hotel Opened: December 2014 About Company: Located on the world’s largest manmade small-craft harbor, Marina del Rey Hotel in California has gorgeous waterfront views that invite guests into a tranquil atmosphere. Recently remodeled, the hotel re-opened in 2014 with a stunning new modernized look and 164 fully renovated guest rooms and […]

Water and Utility Conservation to Reduce Restaurant Costs

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Water and Utility Conservation

Water is a valuable resource from our environment; using it responsibly can improve your bottom line, advance your reputation and help the world around you. With many commercial kitchens and dining establishments using between five and six thousand gallons of water each day, there is room for more conservation. To get started in reducing the […]

Part 2 – The Making of a Menu Successful Menu Design Concepts

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Design an Attractive Restaurant Menu

Every dining guest interacts with your menu. Strive to create a piece of functional art that accurately represents your restaurant and overall vision. It must be easy to read, visually appealing and ultimately helpful in guiding diners towards selecting the dish they will enjoy most. When designing a menu that showcases your establishment in its […]

Hapa Ramen Debuts in San Francisco

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Hapa Ramen opens in San Francisco, California

Growing in popularity, ramen has made its way onto the dining scene with a whole new twist. The new highly-anticipated San Francisco restaurant, Hapa Ramen, brings a variety of small dishes, ramen and endless cocktails. Using a modern cooking technique, each unique bowl of noodles is created using locally sourced and organic ingredients. Aside from […]

Part 1: The Making of a Menu – Features for a Winning Seasonal Menu

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Fresh Seasonal Produce for Your Menu

Impress guests with inspiring seasonal menus that will intrigue patrons and showcase reinvented classic dishes. Because appetites of diners change with the seasons, your menu should adjust accordingly. Preparing for a new menu can be a labor intensive task, therefore careful planning is required. Below is a list of important topics to consider when strategizing […]

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