Hospitality Design - November 26, 2013

Jonathan Ragusa approached the Del Monte Lodge Renaissance's Erie Grill as both a hotel restaurant and a local joint. "The restaurant should have its own personality but still relate well to the hotel," says the lifestyle designer of local firm Arena's for Life. Set on Rochester, New York's Erie Canal, the restaurant redesign takes advantage of its views with a fresh setting. "When you're doing a hotel restaurant, it's so different because there's no set demographic in terms of age, client, or group," he explains. "You cover it all." - See more at: