Incorporating Acoustics Within a Restaurant Setting
Featured in Facilities Net In foodservice spaces, acoustical treatments are used to minimize sound overflow, provide separation between assembly lines, and create an overall ambient experience. A restaurant may have award-winning food and drinks, incredible service, and welcoming décor, but not having...
The Goods: Ruby Red’s BBQ
When hungry guests take a seat inside Ruby Red's BBQ, a fast-casual restaurant in La Habra, California, it's just as much about the visual feast as it is about the low-smoked, Texas-style barbecue feast on their plates. Read more on...
Oculus Inc. Named Finalist in Design STL’s Architect and Designer Awards
We are excited to announce that Oculus Inc. has been named a finalist in the Commercial Restaurant category for Ruby Red's BBQ and the Commercial Hotel category for Saltline Hotel in Design STL's 2022 Architect and Designer awards. Read more...
Schlotzsky’s Looking To Expand Nationwide, including Missouri
Featured on Fox 2 Now. Check out Schlotzsky’s newest design! Oculus designers worked with Focus Brands and Schlotzsky’s to redevelop their building design to create better options for off-premise dining. Read the full article here.
Changes to the Menu: Pandemic Affects Hospital Food Service
Featured in Building Operating Management, by Marc Lopez, Justin Kanturek, and Dan Millis. Ordering through apps has never been more popular. The same could be said about ordering to go. Touchless delivery wasn't even in people's vernacular two years ago...
Don’t Overlook the Restroom When Designing Space
Featured in FacilitiesNet A national restaurant franchise known for serving stone-baked pizzas in an eclectic, art-filled environment is redefining the restaurant community with the opening of the St. Louis area’s second location in Cottleville, Missouri. Read full article here
A FREE Webcast: Best Practices in Designing Off-Premises Dining
Featured in Restaurant Development + Design Off-premises dining was becoming a big deal before the pandemic, and it will likely be an even bigger deal after. But designing for off-premises dining isn’t just about curbside pickups. The ways operators will...
4 Ways Flooring Taps into a Facility’s Full Potential
February 8, 2021| By Joy Choquette Featured in FacilitiesNet A facility’s flooring is a hard-working asset, but it is packed with potential functionality beyond just providing something to stand on. Used as wayfinding, it helps direct traffic and prevents visitors...
Ruby Red’s BBQ Coming to LA in 2021
Featured in FSR Ruby Red’s BBQ, a new Texas-style barbeque restaurant, will be coming to Los Angeles in 2021. Owned by Steve Williamson of Ruby Red’s, Majestic Retail Group and Williamson General Contracting, this new restaurant will bring some Texas...