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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 from commerical kitchen consultants, interior designers, and restaurateurs.

Blue Box Cafe

The Blue Box Cafe at Tiffany & Co. Flagship Store 727 Fifth Avenue, NYC

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.
Food Trends Catering Economy Paper

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.
Ousia NYC Livanos Restaurant Group

Ousia Gives Livanos Restaurant Group A New Culinary Jewel

When the Durst Organization went searching for the right restaurant tenant for their new pyramidal building on West 57th Street, they set their sites...
Resorts World Catskills RPI

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.
Legacy Records

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.
Clyde Frazier's

Clyde Frazier’s Wine & Dine

Top foodservice industry professionals (as well as New York Knicks basketball legend Clyde Frazier) lend their approach on how Clyde Frazier's Wine & Dine...

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.

Pinch Chinese

Pinch Chinese Jumps Into NYC’s Dumpling Scene

New York City may not be the dumpling capital of the world but the dumpling game in New York is nothing to joke about....

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 have a culinary degree from the French Culinary Institute in...
Tavern 5 restaurant bar floorplan blueprint floor plan

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, formerly Gilly’s, was purchased by the Carbone brothers who...