Food Service Category Archive

An Appetite for Lighting

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Imagine walking into your favorite resturant for the first time.   What was your first impression? What did you see? A majority of our first impressions are largely based off sight and visual elements. Elements as simple as lighting can greatly factor into how we view and judge a company’s brand personality.   The goal of creating a brand personality is to connect with your customers. It’s about turning a company that can often come […]

Why Use A Shipping Container Restaurant?

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Shipping container restaurants are blowing up this year. Thanks to the industry’s evolving climate, elevated food quality, improved dining experiences, and increased consideration for convenience, restaurant groups are ripe for big innovations not only in the cuisine, but the location and venues themselves. We’ve seen a major influx in proprietors wishing to update their model, […]

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. […]