Featured Operators http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Curtis Stone's latest project is a family affair http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/curtis-stones-latest-project-family-affair <div class="field-deck"> The Top Chef Masters host's older brother serves as co-owner and g.m. of Gwen. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The celebrity chef's older brother, Luke, serves as co-owner and g.m.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/curtis-stones-latest-project-family-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/curtis-stones-latest-project-family-affair#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:31:00 +0000 56121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Curtis and Luke Stone.</p> Clay Larsen Great Room: Quill delivers glamour in Dallas Design District http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/great-room-quill-delivers-glamour-dallas-design-district <div class="node-body gallery-body">Creating a lounge in Dallas's chic design district calls for a creative vision and attention to detail. Coevál Studio delivers the goods at Quill.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/great-room-quill-delivers-glamour-dallas-design-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/great-room-quill-delivers-glamour-dallas-design-district#comments Featured Operators Operations Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:55:00 +0000 55961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com The Plum Café & Kitchen: Brett Sawyer does farm-to-table casual in Cleveland http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/plum-caf-kitchen-brett-sawyer-does-farm-table-casual-cleveland <div class="node-body gallery-body">At The Plum Cafe & Kitchen, chef Brett Sawyer and his partners offer up casual farm-to-table dishes in an up-and-coming Cleveland neighborhood.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/plum-caf-kitchen-brett-sawyer-does-farm-table-casual-cleveland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/plum-caf-kitchen-brett-sawyer-does-farm-table-casual-cleveland#comments Featured Operators Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:33:00 +0000 55681 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Sawyer impresses in L.A. http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/sawyer-impresses-la <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2,4000 square foot Sawyer opened in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood in May.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/sawyer-impresses-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/sawyer-impresses-la#comments Featured Operators Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:32:00 +0000 55501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sawyer, Los Angeles</p> 5Church expands to Atlanta http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/5church-expands-atlanta <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>With a flagship restaurant in Charlotte, NC and a second in Charleston, SC, 5Church combines a technique-driven menu, Southern hospitality and edgy interior design. The third incarnation of the modern American concept opens in Atlanta this week.</p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/5church-expands-atlanta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/5church-expands-atlanta#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:45:00 +0000 55491 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com First Look: Chicago's Smyth & The Loyalist http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/first-look-chicagos-smith-loyalist <div class="node-body video-body">Smyth & The Loyalist is opening in Chicago's West Loop in the Summer of 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/first-look-chicagos-smith-loyalist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/first-look-chicagos-smith-loyalist#comments Featured Operators Video Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 55341 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Great Room: Inside the stunning Morimoto Asia http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/great-room-inside-stunning-morimoto-asia <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>A new restaurant from Iron Chef star and restaurateur Masaharu Morimoto opened its doors in Orlando recently, and it is spectacular.</p> <p>Studio V Architecture, New York collaborated with Morimoto and Patina Restaurant Group, Morimoto&rsquo;s partner for the project, to create the vast, pan-Asian restaurant, Morimoto Asia.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Studio V principal Jay Valgora set out to combine the Disney Springs property&rsquo;s industrial history and a contemporary sensibility.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/great-room-inside-stunning-morimoto-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/great-room-inside-stunning-morimoto-asia#comments Featured Operators Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:06:00 +0000 55321 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Crack Shack plots growth up the California coast http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/crack-shack-plots-growth-california-coast <div class="field-deck"> “Fine casual” chicken concept strikes a chord. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Six months after its debut in San Diego in November, the Crack Shack is hatching plans for growth.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/crack-shack-plots-growth-california-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/crack-shack-plots-growth-california-coast#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Thu, 09 Jun 2016 20:38:00 +0000 55191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The success of the original Crack Shack prompted soon-to-open restaurants in Costa Mesa and Encinitas, CA.</p> Monica Hoover Philadelphia's Double Knot packs plenty in small space http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/philadelphias-double-knot-packs-plenty-small-space <div class="field-deck"> A broad menu and clever adjustments take Michael Schulson's new concept from early mornings to late nights. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Making the most of multiple dayparts and coming up with something new and buzz-worthy are two essential elements of restaurant success.</p> <p>In Philadelphia, Michael Schulson is succeeding on both fronts with his new restaurant Double Knot, positioned as a caf&eacute; by day and cocktail lounge/sushi bar/izakaya by night.</p> <p></p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/philadelphias-double-knot-packs-plenty-small-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/philadelphias-double-knot-packs-plenty-small-space#comments Featured Operators Fri, 13 May 2016 07:14:00 +0000 54301 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Lunchtime at Double Knot. At 4 p.m., the serving counter at the right becomes a bar and the centerpiece of Double Knot&#39;s cocktail service.</p> Neal Santos Next-gen Stefani makes her mark with MAD Social http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/next-gen-stefani-makes-her-mark-mad-social <div class="field-deck"> A Chicago restaurant family’s second generation builds on tradition. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gina Stefani opens up about MAD Social, Stefani's Signature Restaurants' first new restaurant in 14 years.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/next-gen-stefani-makes-her-mark-mad-social" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/next-gen-stefani-makes-her-mark-mad-social#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Tue, 10 May 2016 13:46:00 +0000 54201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Gina Stefani puts her stamp on the family business with a globally influenced neighborhood concept.</p> Victoria Kent