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Episode 32

The Art of Restaurant Design

Designing a foodservice space is so much more than addressing the aesthetics, it’s also about designing for functionality. Raquel Weiss Fusco, Managing Director of Project Operations at elite | studio e in East Farmingdale, New York, visits the show to give tips for designing for COVID, keeping up with the latest trends, and more.


Be sure to follow Chef Rich and Justin on Twitter at @ChefRrupp and @jupehr.

Episode Notes

0:57 – Designing Foodservice Space

7:01 – Safe Spaces

10:12 - Raquel Weiss Fusco Joins the Show

10:56 – History of elite | studio e

13:54 – Design Process

16:24 – Designing for COVID

25:21 – Design Advice

28:48 – Quel’s Corner

31:43 – Teaching

37:39 – Total Foodservice

38:30 – Keeping up with Trends

42:45 – Raquel’s Inspirational Quote

44:39 – Find Raquel Online |