Restaurant Renovations, Remodels and Restorations

Benihana outdoor signage

Benihana | Cleveland, OH

Front of House Remodel

RFS completed a cost-effective refresh of the restaurant’s interior to enhance the dining experience and drive increased guest traffic. Work was completed over two weeks after closing hours to eliminate guest and restaurant personnel disruption.

Wendy's Exterior view with Signage

Wendy’s | Nationwide

Remodel

RFS was hired for a nationwide roll-out initiative for a franchisee to install a new storefront and update the restaurant to current corporate design specification. RFS completed the project within five days while allowing the restaurant to remain open.

Joe's Crab Shack Outdoor Signage

Joe’s Crab Shack | Duluth, GA

Front of House Flooring Replacement

RFS was hired for a complete front of house flooring replacement of over 5,000 square feet. Within one week, the project was completed with no interruption to dining service. RFS involved removal of two layers of existing flooring and installation of new black vinyl composition tile.

Red Lobster Outdoor Signage of Tennessee restaurant

Red Lobster | Knoxville, TN

Dining Room Odor Issue

RFS was hired to troubleshoot an unresolved odor issue in the dining room. Repeated repair attempts by a local contractor left the problem unresolved and RFS was called in to investigate. RFS discovered a plumbing issue and completed the project within three days with no interruption to restaurant service.

Exterior of Eddie V's Upscale Restaurant in La Jolla, California

Eddie V’s | La Jolla, California

Design Services Solution

RFS was hired to assist Eddie V’s upscale restaurant in La Jolla, California with a design service solutions for their upper patio dining area and server station. RFS coordinated fabrication and delivery of stainless steel components in a very tight logistical environment with an attention to detail ensuring the installation was clean and efficient.

Prototype Bar Upgrade at Bahama Breeze

Bahama Breeze | Tampa, Florida

Prototype Bar Upgrade

For this project, RFS was once again asked to step in and assist with a high profile and premium finishes front of the house upgrade. An existing controlled- environment wine storage kiosk made a dramatic physical impact to guests in the bar and dining areas of this Tampa Florida Capital Grille location.  However, senior restaurant operations management desired to enhance the lighting effects of this feature, while at the same time expanding the total available wine storage lockers that guests rent to store their preferred personal wine selections.

Interior front of the house design of The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille | Tampa, Florida

Front of House Design Upgrade

For this project, RFS was once again asked to step in and assist with a high profile and premium finishes front of the house upgrade. An existing controlled- environment wine storage kiosk made a dramatic physical impact to guests in the bar and dining areas of this Tampa Florida Capital Grille location.  However, senior restaurant operations management desired to enhance the lighting effects of this feature, while at the same time expanding the total available wine storage lockers that guests rent to store their preferred personal wine selections.

Exterior of The Capital Grille, upscale restaurant exterior

The Capital Grille | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Cook Line Upgrades

This project included a complete kitchen cook line remodel to bring the restaurant up to current Capital Grille specifications. All work was completed while the restaurant remained open and serving the public. All existing equipment was removed. Gas, electrical and other utilities, along with Ansul systems, were reconfigured to receive new equipment.

Outdoor Signage and Exterior of Advance America Cash Advance

Advance America | Palatka, Florida

Retail Upgrades

This project involved a complete renovation of the retail area including installation of new offices, cash wrap, ceilings, carpet, tile, furniture and signage while keeping the store operational.

Outdoor signage for Hard Rock Cafe in Orlando

Orlando Hard Rock Cafe | Orlando, FL

Redecoration of Flagship Cafe

Work for this project consisted of removing all memorabilia in the 50,000 SF venue in multiple stages. This allowed for the continual operation of the café providing a consistent guest experience during the renovation. Memorabilia lighting upgrades were performed along with drywall and other utility work associated with the project.  Over 40 similar renovations and redecorations have been performed for Hard Rock Café from Hawaii to Spain.

Brio Tuscan Grille, Outdor signage of Tampa Restaurant

Brio Tuscan Grille | Tampa, Florida

Water Damage and Plumbing Repairs

Moisture seeping from the bartender side to the customer side of the bar had seriously deteriorated the bar die and flooring in this Brio Tuscan Grille restaurant. Following demolition, all damaged wood and tile were removed and the affected portions of the floor and base of the bar were sealed to ensure no further water damage would occur. All wood, millwork, and tile were replaced to match existing finishes. . Then the floor and base tiles were grouted. In addition, technicians corrected minor plumbing leaks to further protect the new and existing bar components.

Bahama Breeze Siding Repair, RFS Renovates Facilities Management

Bahama Breeze | Altamonte Springs, Florida

Siding Repair

While great for a beach vacation, Florida’s sunny and humid climate had taken its toll on the siding at this Altamonte Springs Bahama Breeze. RFS technicians provided the restaurant with swift, start to finish service, demolishing the damaged siding, replacing it with the specified James Hardie siding, and painting all to match the existing color scheme of the building

Bahama Breeze Island Grille, Outdoor Signage of Tampa Restaurant

Bahama Breeze | Tampa, Florida

Walk-In Cooler Upgrades

Having extensive experience in both the installation of stainless steel in restaurants and in working with walk-in coolers & freezers, RFS was called upon to provide upgrades to this badly deteriorating unit.

Exterior signage of Longhorn Steakhouse

Longhorn Steakhouse | Columbus, Georgia

Front of House and Restroom Renovations

For this project, the restrooms and front of house vestibule were reconfigured and renovated to meet current ADA requirements and specifications. Framing and construction of new walls was competed as needed to comply with requirements. Electrical, plumbing, tile fixtures, vanity package and final finishes were completed while keeping the restrooms operational to guests during operating hours.

Joe’s American Bar & Gril Full Commerical Private Dining Room Renovation

Joe’s American Bar & Grill | Boston, MA

Full Dining Room & Bar Renovation

Joe’s American Bar & Grill is a neighborhood, waterfront, “high end” sports bar with incredible cuisine.  They used their upstairs as a private dining room for parties and events for years, and asked RFS to help give the upstairs a full facelift that included new floors, ceilings, and wallcoverings, and a totally renovated bar, with custom granite counters and new services.