The existing kitchen at the Flemington Racecourse has had an extensive overhaul to make it an effective production kitchen capable of catering for the many hundreds of customers that attend the busy race days and VRC functions. New equipment such as temperature controlled plating area with conveyor plating, e-water throughout and a layout that has highly impressed Peter Roland catering who will be using the facility.
Chris Love Design is currently undertaking the design and documentation for the kitchen at 400 Gradi in Essendon. With existing outlets in Brunswick and the Crown Casino, the latest restaurant is expected to open in September and will comprise a traditional gelataria counter.
Popular Melbourne pizza brand, 400 Gradi is the brainchild of chef and V.P.N. Principal Johnny Di Francesco, who’s family hail from Naples in Southern coastal Italy – the home of ‘world’s best’ pizza. Johnny has a series of Pizza and Calzone outlets with the 400 Gradi Crown restaurant being the flagship of the group.
Johnny Di Francesco’s latest pizzeria in Melbourne’s Crown Casino Complex. Complete refurbishment of existing kitchen and bar facilities to meet change in food offer and patronage.
Chris Love Design have worked with stake holders from project inception to design and implementation of the main restaurant kitchen and bar areas
Chris Love Design is currently undertaking the design and documentation of refits for the kitchens, bars and buffets at Qantas 1st and Business class lounges at a number of locations in Australian and Asian Airports.
Current projects include Qantas Business Lounges in Perth, Darwin, Alice Springs and Brisbane Airport.
Recently completed projects include the Award winning Qantas Singapore Lounge, Qantas Hong Kong Business Lounge and Melbourne Chairmans and Business Lounge.
Chris Love Design has been contracted to design the function/restaurant kitchens along with multiple bar layouts of the North Byron Beach Resort.
The resort central facilities incorporate the following uses in three single-storey organic form buildings:
– Reception, lobby and administration area
– Restaurant and bar (open to the public)
– Central kitchen and food service area
– Conference and function facilities (available for hire)
– Multi-purpose room (yoga, kids club, weddings)
– Lagoon swimming pool and kids play area
– Poolside café
– Day spa (open to the public).
Chris Love Design has been contracted to design the function/restaurant kitchens along with multiple bar layouts of Tower Two – Collins Square.
The $2 billion Collins Square project is the largest of its kind currently under development in Australia and seamlessly integrates commercial, retail, public and civic spaces into one bustling precinct, with over 46,000 people forecast to visit the site daily.
Designed by award winning Melbourne architectural firm, Bates Smart, the master plan incorporates five interconnected commercial towers with separate architectural identities to ensure design synergy. The world class 14,000 sqm retail precinct, designed by Buchan Group, will deliver staff and visitors a varied and engaging retail experience. With Bar Nacional, Chiara, Long Shot and the acclaimed ‘Lunch Room’ already setting the benchmark, the retail mix at Collins Square will be complemented with convenience services, fashion, grocery and specialty retailers.
At completion, Collins Square will comprise 200,000 sqm NLA across five commercial towers, a two level 14,000 sqm retail precinct and the refurbishment of the Southern Good Shed.
Chris Love Design has been contracted to design the function/restaurant kitchens along with multiple bar layouts of the new Hyatt Place Hotel/Event Centre.
Essendon Fields Events Centre – Melbourne’s newest state-of-the-art major events centre will accommodate all kinds of events from intimate occasions, corporate functions and launches to international conventions, grand scale celebrations and showcases. It will boast a significant porte cochere entrance lobby, large pre-function areas, state-of-the-art lighting, sound and broadcast facilities. The 1700m2 event space will feature flexible and sub-divisible column free areas and a covered outdoor space with landscaped surrounds that will provide the flexibility for major indoor/outdoor exhibitions and events.
Chris Love Design has been contracted to design the restaurant kitchens along with bars of the new $300 million hotel and apartment development at Digital Harbour in Melbourne Dockland.
The tower designed by Moull Murray architects, on the corner of Harbour Esplanade and Dudley Street, will complete the northern gateway to Docklands and the Central Business District. Pan Pacific Hotels Group will manage this first international 4.5 star hotel at the north end of Docklands under its PARKROYAL brand.
Chris Love Design has been contracted to design the production and restaurant kitchens along with bars of the new $120 million Flemington Club Stand.
The Victorian Racing Club has commissioned Bates Smart, the architects behind Federation Square, Crown Melbourne and the Royal Children’s Hospital to design the replacement for the historic members’ grandstand at Flemington Racecourse, and hopes it can open the new facility in time for the 2017 Melbourne Cup. The ‘entertainment venue’ includes three restaurants, eight bars and a rooftop garden, and will be built on the site of the existing stand.
The brand new design and fit out required for Andrew McConnell’s latest restaurant at Flinders Lane incorporates leading edge technologies in the cookbank, air handling and sanitizing equipment. Ewater technology was included for chemical free hand washing and sanitizing. The end result is a kitchen that is delight to work in and plays a major part in the award winning produce driven food.