Food Service Category Archive

5 Trends you’ll Notice in the ’16 Restaurant Scene

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Delivery isn’t just for pizza and chinese anymore Restaurants aren’t going to be the only businesses fighting over your food dollars this year. Meal-in-a box companies, grocery stores, tech companies, anyone that makes food or owns a car will be bringing meals to your door step. The mobilization of food isn’t just about your phone’s […]

Jumpstart your Shipping Container Restaurant

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Know your Menu Any successful restaurateur will tell you, if you don’t have a menu, you don’t have anything. You might have the coolest spot in a 10 mile radius, but if your food is bad, patrons will burn up their gas to get away. Food comes first. Always. So don’t skip over this part […]

Food Trucks to Start Putting Down Roots

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It seems that last year was the year of food trucks. These roaming cuisine mobiles have flooded the streets providing easily accessible and eclectic gourmet options. Expanding beyond the theme park and food festival routes, these businesses have become a financial force in the food and restaurant industry. So, now that the nomadic restaurants are […]

Pop-Up Restaurants: Retail’s Evolutionary Next Step

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Retail has hit an undeniable slow down. Some chains are talking about refreshing their brands or ramping up their online efforts to counter the revenue dip. Urban Outfitters, on the other hand, has moved forward with a pretty radical idea. They’re going into a business in a sector where economics are actually improving. Pop-up Restaurants. Yep. […]

18 Vendors. 3 Days. 1 Container.

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This past weekend we teamed up with The CIM Group and its premier urban entertainment venue EpiCentre, to create a uniquely branded space at Taste of Charlotte, a three day outdoor festival exhibiting local food, drink, and retail that the city of Charlotte has to offer. The space was designed to promote the EpiCentre, a 305,000 square foot entertainment […]

The Ingredients for Mobile Kitchen Regulatory Success

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The best chefs transform simple ingredients into stunning culinary creations; the secret ingredient is always innovation. We understand that you may not want the Boxman Studios team anywhere near a skillet, but we take the same innovative approach to designing and building your structure. Here at Boxman, a simple steel box with a generous splash […]

How Are Shipping Container Projects Priced?

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At Boxman Studios, we know that you invest your marketing and events dollars carefully and expect to see a solid return. And the first question for most people who contact us is ‘How much will this cost me?’ But before we can answer that, we need to ask a few questions first. The cost of […]

Have a Brew with Boxman Studios

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Introducing the East Coast’s first-ever retail and dining venue built from modified shipping containers. Located in Somerville, Massachusetts, SOMBLOX is anchoring Assembly Row, the area’s newest shopping, dining, live/work and entertainment destination developed, owned and operated by, Federal Realty Investment Trust. The shipping container architecture pays homage to Somerville’s industrial past, once home to a Ford Motor […]

How We Transformed a Shipping Container into a Mobile Kitchen Showroom

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Boxman Studios recently transformed a forty foot shipping container into a mobile kitchen for Electrolux, one of the world’s top appliance brands. Electrolux is well known for its vacuums, but they also create a wide range of high-end kitchen appliances – and a live demonstration is the ideal setting for an audience to see the […]

Chef in the Box

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What is it about French cuisine that not only tastes delicious, but also sounds delicious? It’s what makes a bowl of chicken stew a delectable dish of Coq Au Vin. Each dish uses the same ingredients, but as our award-winning, Paris-trained chef Christopher Zion says, “The art is in what you do with those ingredients.” […]