Burton's Redesigns with Millennials in Mind, Introducing the rd+d Awards and More

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June 9, 2016

Burton's Interior

Burton’s Redesigns with Millennials in Mind

While many chain restaurants are making moves to bring in Millennial diners, not many recognize the need to start drawing in these younger customers as much as Burton’s Grill. Since opening its first store in Massachusetts 11 years ago, this polished-casual American cuisine concept has been designed for Baby Boomers, both in decor and menu. While that was a sound strategy in the mid-2000s, demographics are pushing Burton’s to change, says President and CEO Kevin Harron.

Golf Club Gets Cowboy’s Themed Restaurant

Cowboy’s Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas, themed after the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, has opened the Ring of Honor Kitchen and Bar gastropub.


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Take a Bow: Introducing the Inaugural rd+d awards!

It’s hard to believe that nearly four years have passed since the first issue of restaurant development + design magazine made its debut. Since that time, we’re proud to have developed rd+d into a unique and award-winning platform dedicated to those of you who set the stage for the commercial restaurant industry. Whether you’re a designer or development pro, architect, client, contractor or supplier, your work ensures that the “show” that is the restaurant business goes on, day in and day out, with creative flair and critical functionality.

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Protein Bar Owners Open New Concept

The group behind Chicago-based fast-casual concept Protein Bar has opened a sister concept in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood called Thrive360 Eatery.

Burger 21 Opens Free-Standing Operation with Bar

“Better burger” concept Burger 21 has opened its first free-standing location with a bar and outdoor patio.

Dayparting by Design

LEONA Interior

A well-thought-out and flexible application of lighting, materials and other design elements can help restaurants seamlessly serve guests from one daypart to the next, thus maximizing revenue opportunities for a single location.

TriMark 14 Ways to reduce Costs and Increase Profitability

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Specifi Inspired Restaurant Designs

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