Total Food Service’s Blueprint series investigates the floor plan and process of hot new restaurant and hospitality openings. From the back-of-the-house to the front, Blueprint gives you an inside look at a new restaurant blueprint or restaurant kitchen renovation from the perspective of restaurateurs, chefs, commercial kitchen consultants, and interior designers.

Food Trends Catering Commissary: Behind The Design

Whether it is an intimate dinner or conference, Food Trends offers menu design, staffing, rentals, venue, décor, and fresh ingredients from local vendors. The company’s growth led to a need to expand its food prep capacity so they sought to find the right facility to support that growth.

Prime 94 Steakhouse Features NYC Quality In NJ Setting

Prime 94 Steakhouse and Grill in Fairfield, NJ, is owned by Joe Meli and hopes to bring a Manhattan quality dining experience with the warmth of a hometown setting.

Legacy Records NYC: Behind The Kitchen Design

Legacy Records is the latest project from Delicious Hospitality, the team behind downtown restaurants Charlie Bird and Pasqaule Jones.

Resorts World Catskills Offers Array of Dining Options

The $1.2 billion Resorts World Catskills has opened its doors in Monticello, NY and is the largest full-scale casino in New York and bringing hope that it can revive the region’s once robust tourism industry.

The Blue Box Cafe at Tiffany & Co. Flagship Store 727...

Among the highlights of a busy slate of new openings in 2017, was the opening of Tiffany’s first ever retail dining concept – The Blue Box Cafe in Manhattan.

The Pool and The Grill, New York, NY

Total Food Service was invited to share the inside story of the opening of The Pool and The Grill, a reimagining of the iconic Four Seasons space in NYC...

Pizzeria Martina, New York, NY

TFS's Blueprint takes a look at the new Bobby V’s Restaurant and Sports Bar opening in Stamford, CT which is sure to become a culinary sensation with its relaxed dining atmosphere...

Bobby V’s Restaurant & Sports Bar and Winners, Stamford, CT

TFS's Blueprint takes a look at the new Bobby V’s Restaurant and Sports Bar opening in Stamford, CT which is sure to become a culinary sensation with its relaxed dining atmosphere...
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Junior’s Restaurant Doubles Down On Times Square

The iconic Brooklyn restaurant Junior’s has opened its much anticipated second location in Times Square at 1626 Broadway in New York City. Cheesecake impresario Alan Rosen has taken his family business to yet another level.
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Angeline Adds Classic Italian To Borgata’s Fine Dining Portfolio

Atlantic City has just become home to Michael Symon’s latest addition to his restaurant empire. Angeline, named after his mother Angel, is the Iron Chef and...
Union Square Cafe

Union Square Cafe Is Back To Its Former Glory

Some restaurants in New York are so iconic that you could not see the city...
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Pinch Chinese Jumps Into NYC’s Dumpling Scene

New York City may not be the dumpling capital of the world but the dumpling...
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Ousia Gives Livanos Restaurant Group A New Culinary Jewel

When the Durst Organization went searching for the right restaurant tenant for their new pyramidal...
USTA Grandstand Kitchen

New USTA Grandstand Stadium Kitchen Serves Ace For US Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) put the finishing touches on the new Grandstand Stadium...
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NJ’s Iconic Tavern 5 Gets New Look And Floorplan

Tavern 5 is a restaurant in Pompton Plains, New Jersey has opened this month. The space,...
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How to Create a Restaurant Floor Plan

Whether you are opening a new restaurant or remodeling an existing one, determining the seating in your restaurant floor plan can be a difficult task.

Blueprint: Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque

Hugh Magnum’s Approach The Operator President of Mighty Quinn's I bring a very unique background to our restaurants.  I...
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Clyde Frazier’s Wine & Dine

Top foodservice industry professionals (as well as New York Knicks basketball legend Clyde Frazier) lend...

Mountain Creek Resort Blueprint

Blueprint investigates Metro New York's hottest kitchens, chefs, and layouts. This months Blueprint features Mountain Creek Ski Resort Lodge. 

Delicious Heights Blueprint

In the 20 plus years that TFS has profiled projects for Blueprint, this is the first time we have ever seen a takeout operation morph into a sit down restaurant with a full bar.  Dom Acquaviva, Ralph Acquaviva and Alex Rubinstein are the driving force behind Delicious Heights.

Rutgers University Blueprint

Blueprint of the new Rutgers University Livingston Commons Dining area.

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Since 1990, Total Food Service’s print magazine has been serving the Metro New York foodservice industry, including restaurants and hospitality operators, chefs, dealers, consultants, commercial kitchen suppliers and food distributors. Now each month, our website also delivers a nationally relevant serving of the latest foodservice news, industry trends and insights, and exclusive interviews.

When it comes to Total Food Service’s monthly print and digital issue, we cover all aspects of the Metro New York foodservice industry from exclusive interviews to the latest foodservice news on products, industry trends, associations, and events. Combined with the national reach of our website and social media channels like Twitter and Facebook, we deliver a package of must read news and information to build your business. For your free monthly subscription, sign-up here.

To learn about advertising opportunities, please view our media kitTotal Food Service is the exclusive resource for communicating your message to key decision-makers at the most influential restaurants and foodservice operations with our print magazine in the Metro New York foodservice marketplace, and with our website nationally. As with any industry tailored to consumer preference, the restaurant and hospitality industry is an ever-changing business that goes through constant reformation. Those trends are also found in the Tri-State’s large Business and Institution market that include Healthcare, Corporate Dining & Colleges. Whether it is hot new restaurants, healthier meals, commercial kitchen renovations, or food trucks popping up on every other city street corner, the Metro New York foodservice industry has always adapted to change in order to satisfy its customers and increase traffic.

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