Take a Look at the 2018 James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurant Design Awards Nominees

The James Beard Foundation awards nominees were announced this week. Here's a look inside the restaurant design awards nominees. 

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One Problem | Three Solutions: How Can I Tell One Cohesive Brand Story?

There are a few key ways operators can pull together their product, service and environment.

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Fig + Farro Applies its Mission to its Design

Based in Minneapolis, Fig + Farro describes itself as a global vegetarian comfort food restaurant.

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La Zona Offers Spanish Courtyard Experience

Fort Worth, Texas’ La Zona converted two buildings — an old barbershop and an old locksmith — and the plot of land between them into a Spanish-courtyard inspired dining experience.

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Edo Japan’s Fresh Take  

Alberta, Canada-based quick-service concept Edo Japan’s latest brand evolution, Fresh Take, debuted in Edmonton this winter and has rolled out to four new locations, the latest in Calgary.

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Kiosk-Only Fast-Casual Chain Takes Off in Denver

It’s a sign of the future: Birdcall is a new restaurant chain in Denver that doesn't have traditional front of house staff. Instead, this fast-casual scratch-cooking chicken-focused concept uses kiosks for ordering.

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