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RealFood Grows Design Team: Bryant and Gates Promoted to Lead Design Positions

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 | news

RealFood Hospitality, Strategy & Design (RealFood) announced the promotions of two key members of its growing design team. Peter Bryant, former senior design specialist, was promoted to project manager, a role in which he will focus on client success through execution of the complete lifecycle of design projects, including commercial kitchens, bars and service areas for all types of venues. Jessica Gates was elevated to associate project manager from her prior role as design specialist. Gates will manage client relationships, provide guidance and leadership to the entire design team, and [...] read more

RealFood Helps Bring Critical Upgrades to Boston-area Nonprofit Gavin Foundation

Sunday, May 15, 2022 | news

As part of a pro-bono collaboration, RealFood, alongside RODE Architects , Bald Hill Builders , and BLW Engineers , completed a new kitchen space for the Gavin House, a recovery home operated by non-profit agency, The Gavin Foundation . The project transformed the food service program, improving the comfort and care of patients. [...] read more

Foodservice Design Associates is Now Part of RealFood

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 | news

Expanding into Education, Lifecare, and Municipal Foodservice Segments

Since 1990, Florida-based Foodservice Design Associates (FDA) has been providing professional foodservice consulting services to nationally recognized architecture and interior design firms. FDA was aquired by RealFood in January 2021 , and now, as part of the RealFood organization, the FDA team, including the company’s principal Philip Bean, AIA, will continue to provide the highest standard of foodservice design consulting resources to a broad portfolio

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Ed Doyle named “Adviser of the Year” by Golf Inc. magazine

Friday, August 6, 2021 | news

Ed Doyle, President of RealFood , has been named “Adviser of the Year” by Golf Inc. magazine . This prestigious award recognizes individuals who went above and beyond during one of the club and resort industry's most pressing years to help operators grow their businesses, directly impacting on revenue, quality and profitability. Doyle and his fellow Top Adviser recipients are featured in the summer issue of Golf Inc. magazine. [...] read more

Colonial Country Club Unveils Newly Renovated Clubhouse

Thursday, March 4, 2021 | news

The Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers, Florida recently unveiled its newly renovated clubhouse with a ribbon cutting ceremony and restaurant grand opening. Beginning in April 2020, the $6.5 million dollar renovation focused on expanding the functionality of the clubhouse, creating more flexible open space and elevating the member dining experience. The Club partnered with RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design to focus efforts on redesigning the kitchen and dining room layout. As

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RealFood Acquires FDA and Expands into New Segments

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | news

RealFood, a premier strategy and design advisory firm serving the global hospitality industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of design consulting firm, Foodservice Design Associates, Inc. The partnership merges the industry-leading hospitality design and operational advisory expertise of RealFood with the unique architectural and engineering design focus of Foodservice Design Associates.

Igniting efforts to expand both companies’ reach across the foodservice industry, the partnership fosters a new center for collaboration and cross-pollination of best practices from a variety [...] read more

RealFood Announces New Office

Friday, October 30, 2020 | news

RealFood Hospitality Strategy and Design, a premier foodservice design and advisory firm serving the global hospitality industry, recently moved its office to a new location in Newton, Mass. Accommodating regional growth interests and opportunities, the Chapel Street location will also serve as the Northeast office for RealFood’s parent company, Troon® , the leader in golf course management, development and marketing.

“Our new office is a major milestone,” said Ed Doyle, president and original founder of RealFood and

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