The Growing Importance of Maximizing Space Through Design
The trend towards small-spaces in foodservice is growing.
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies recently published a great article titled Maximizing the Minimum. The article discusses the process, challenges, and considerations involved as the food service industry moves to utilize more small spaces for dining facilities. We’ve summarized our main takeaways from the article below.
Factors driving the utilization of small spaces for dining facilities
- Escalating rents
- Shrinking labor pool
- Rising construction costs
Benefits of small spaces for dining facilities
- Easier to generate revenue to cover lower rent
- Reduced staffing needs
- Lower build-out costs
- Perception of popularity easier to maintain as fewer people fill a smaller space
Being thoughtful in design is even more vital for small spaces. Having the most current knowledge of what equipment is available will allow for plans that better fit the needs and space. Creativity in design is also a necessity to best utilize all spaces and maximize efficiencies. DRS is here to help you design for small spaces, large spaces, and everything in between. Contact us today to discuss your foodservice design needs.