Design & Eating: a conversation with today's leading restaurant designers (NYC)
Culintro and Hospitality Design (HD) magazine will host a panel event on Restaurant Designs. The topic: Design & Eating.
Hear from three notable restaurant designers including Lionel Ohayon of ICRAVE, Cass Calder Smith of CCS Architecture & Paul Bentel of Bentel & Bentel, about the challenges of reinventing the wheel, from new concept to reconfiguring spaces. In a case study format, learn how these designers helped the operators meet the ever changing needs of their customers, and get insight to the solutions achieved during the process.
The conversation will be sure to enlighten and educate on the evolving changes, needs, and trends of restaurant design.
Notable projects: Craft, Le Bernardin, Craft Restaurants, Eleven Madison Park
Paul Bentel was born in New York in 1957. He received his undergraduate degree in the visual arts at Harvard University. Prior to receiving his graduate degree in architecture at Harvard University, where he was co‐editor of The Harvard Architecture Review IV, he was a sculptor in Pietrasanta, Italy. He received his Ph.D. in the history and theory of architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is an Associate Professor of Architecture in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University where he developed core curriculum courses intended to aid students in their assessment of the cultural value of buildings. He has delivered lectures at Harvard, MIT, Yale, Rhode Island School of Design, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in Zurich (Federal Polytechnic University). He is a partner in the studio of Bentel & Bentel, Architects/Planners AIA, and a licensed architect.