Food Service Category Archive

Boxman Studios to Launch Kinetic Series

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CHARLOTTE, NC, June 20, 2017– Boxman Studios, innovation leader for the shipping container modification industry, will begin launching NEW products every month starting in July 2017. The collection has been named the Kinetic Series to honor shipping containers’ original purpose, mobility. Underneath the umbrella series name, Boxman Studios will be developing products into two product […]

Restaurant Right-Sizing to Attract Millennials

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Buffalo Wild Wings has announced the opening of two pilot locations in Minneapolis this summer. Called B-Dubs Express, the small-format locations will only measure about 2,500 feet; a big reduction from their traditionally gargantuan restaurants. The first two sites are testing locations, to determine how BWW can meet the needs of the modern customer. The […]

Curating Food Experiences

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Consumers aren’t just looking for a meal these days. When they visit your establishment, chances are they have an appetite for an experience. You’ve probably heard some of this rhetoric coming out of the industry. Rising prices, shrinking wallets and increasingly competitive markets mean successful restaurateurs are becoming hyper aware of their need to differentiate. […]

4 Trends Impacting Global Food Industry

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Restaurants are an ever-evolving business. As you grow and change, you may find that you’ll need to adjust your menu, layout, brand, or business practices to stay at the top of your game. Tides started shifting for many industries earlier this year, and food service is no exception. What trends are moving the needle in […]

Foodies Listen When Restaurants Take a Position

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Commonly referred to as manifesto marketing, the idea that businesses should hold rigid beliefs and take a stance on issues was notably introduced by Simon Sinek. He believes that people don’t buy what you sell. They buy why and how you sell it. The goal is to attract a group of like-minded customers that develop […]

5 Ways to Use Shipping Containers for Food Service

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Shipping container kitchens are right on trend this year. That means a couple things: more people are interested in opening their first container restaurant, and many of those people will be shocked when they find out the level of thought required for the design. The first step to ensure that you’re making the most out […]

6 Unique ways to Use Boxman Studio’s 20’ Suite

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Spread your Message, Before they Enter the Tradeshow or Expo Hyundai at SEMA When you attend the largest tradeshows in the world, it can be difficult to stand out. To make a splash, Hyundai tooted their horn for guests, outside of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This achieved two goals. First, Hyundai was able to […]

Leveraging your Container Restaurant’s Small Footprint

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In the restaurant biz, location is a big factor. So, what happens when your perfect location is too small or too expensive to fit a full-size restaurant? Do you sacrifice a prime plot with tons of foot traffic for a larger space and less turnover? Common language in the industry would suggest that small is […]

4 Important Questions for Mobile Kitchen Design

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The first step in the design and build of a container restaurant is research. And the start of research is knowing the right questions to ask. We’ve been at the forefront of shipping container kitchen design, and we’re dedicated to making sure you are fully informed and prepared for the process. Begin by answering these […]

Designing for QSR Experiences

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Dining at home is becoming increasingly popular, as subscription brands and eat-at-home options grow into new markets. The increased competition for a place in America’s dinner-time plans means that quick serve restaurants are starting to rely on functional designs and great experiences to generate some traffic. Most brands have positioned for dine-in guests to generate […]