Food Service Category Archive

What Should You Know About Third Placemaking?

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This story begins like any other, with an evil machine that has gained consciousness and seeks to destroy humanity as we know it. Only the machine isn’t a big, scary, Arnold-shaped android, but rather an algorithm that changes the way we make purchases. This tech isn’t inherently evil or dangerous, but it does give people […]

Bodega: Intentional Design

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Innovation isn’t about a single life-changing idea. Sometimes it’s more about piecing together the parts of your craft or business that work well, in a totally new and different way. As our New Product Development team continues to develop the Kinetic Series, we rely on intentional design to make these structures the most useful, beautiful, […]

Quick Tips for your Temporary Kitchen

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If you’re planning a renovation project for your food service concept, listen up! You’re concerned about shutting down for too long. You’re worried about laying your employees off or missing potential revenue. When you can’t or won’t temporarily shut down your business, a temporary kitchen is imperative. Below are some best practices for starting your […]

New Shipping Container Bar: Watering Hole

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Boxman Studios is proud to introduce Watering Hole, the newest shipping container bar in their Performance Product Line. Large, smooth panels, coupled with corrugate details give owners the industrial feel of a modified container while ensuring brand visibility and effortless cool-factor. Sporting a sizeable walk-in cooler and optional upper deck, customers can take in the […]

Introducing Container Restaurant Solution: Cantina

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Boxman Studios is proud to introduce their premier food service model from the performance line, Cantina. This model is the ideal container kitchen for QSR restaurants and line-service concepts. The pre-engineered plans and value-engineered designs allow the Boxman Studios team to deliver completed structures much faster and at an optimal price point for entry-level restaurateurs […]

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 […]