The design of a restaurant plays a critical role in attracting and keeping customers. To create a successful restaurant interior, designers must understand the technical side of a restaurant operation and know how to create an ambience that satisfies a restaurant's owner and clientele. Successful Restaurant Design provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the process of restaurant design. This edition adds coverage of sustainable design to support a green menu and technological advances in kitchen equipment.
REGINA S. BARABAN is an editor, journalist, and educator specializing in the hospitality and design fields. She was the founding editor of Hospitality Design magazine and has taught restaurant design at Harvard University, New York University, and the University of New Hampshire. The late JOSEPH F. DUROCHER, PhD, was a faculty member in the Department of Hospitality Management at the University of New Hampshire where, among other courses, he taught restaurant and hotel design. Dr. Durocher, who also taught at Cornell University and New York University, was the equipment editor for Restaurant Business and Institutional Distribution magazines. For more information from the authors about this book, visit www.successfulrestaurantdesign.com