Restaurants

Resource pages for "Restaurants"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Foodservice Automatic Doors

Does Foodservice Need Automatic Doors?

Even though nearly two-thirds of patrons prefer them, many restaurants have been slow to embrace the benefits of automatic doors.
Digital Audio

AtlasIED Launches Digital Audio Platform

Atmosphere digital audio platform enables simple customization and control of music and messaging for hospitality applications.
infrared radiant heaters

Winery Toasts Efficient Heaters To Warm Outdoor Spaces

Two Twisted Posts Winery met the challenge of serving customers outside by using infrared radiant heaters to warm outdoor areas.
outdoor seating

ICC Insight For Businesses With Outdoor Seating Spaces

Before setting up your tent or other enclosures, consider these four questions to ensure code compliance and life safety.
commercial cooking

Fire Safety For Commercial Kitchens: 8 Recommendations

2020 Fire Prevention Week from NFPA includes serving up guidance to restaurant facility professionals.

NFPA Fact Sheet Outlines Fire And Life Safety For Restaurants, Others Using Tents

Across the U.S., tent and other membrane structures have been set up for outdoor dining and other customer service. Here's what you need to know to help keep these spaces safe.
dark store maintenance

Four Tips For Dark Store Maintenance During COVID-19

As more businesses are forced to temporarily shutter their storefronts, MaintenX International offers helpful hints for "dark store" maintenance.
energy upgrades

In WA State, Better Buildings Challenge Partners Share Progress

The first full-service restaurant to join the Department of Energy initiative has realized a 28% reduction in energy use and a 43% reduction in water use to date.

Smarter Kitchens For McDonald’s

The company's Smart Restaurant initiative involves creating interoperability standards for its networked kitchen equipment and building automation systems.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Drive-Thru Unit From Berner International

This air curtain product is designed to keep car fumes away from workers at drive-thru windows, save energy, and create comfort.

Chipotle Mexican Grill First Restaurant Ever to Receive Platinum Level LEED® Certification

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has been awarded Platinum level LEED® certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Gurnee, IL.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Probably Not A First Date Place

A restaurant in the Ukraine provides an unusual ambiance for its patrons.

Pizza Fusion Unveils World’s First LEED® Certified Pizzeria

Pizza Fusion was recently awarded Gold and Silver certifications by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for its first two restaurants built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) specifications in Palm Beach Gardens and Weston, Florida. This recognition makes Pizza Fusion the first LEED certified pizzeria in the world.

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