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Restaurants & Entertainment


RESTAURANT & ENTERTAINMENT NEWS:

A private Wine Cellar project in Pinehurst has won the Platinum Award in Specialty Design Category of the 2015 Best in American Living Award at the International Builder's Show Gala in Las Vegas on January 20 2016. A private 3D Home Theater also won the National Platinum Award in best Home Addition over 100,000.

SUGAR (Handmade Gourmet Doughnuts) and The Cooking Pot (Nigerian Pot Cooking) opened in late October 2015.

Viva Chicken at Northcross Opened August 10th 2015. It is our third Viva Chicken in collaboration with Carrie Frye.
Viva Chicken at Toringdon Circle in Ballantyne became the third new Miller Architecture restaurant to open in October 2014. Several more will open by year's end. Others are in development. They range from small Restaurants & Hotel upfits to a new build Brewery/Restaurant.

Our experience in a variety of unusual and exciting building types accrues to make each new building more exciting, well-built or economical (depending on the need).

To date, no Miller Architecture designed restaurant has closed.

Tony F. Miller, AIA has also designed dozens of Commercial Kitchens over the last twenty five years.


ENTERTAINMENT & RESTAURANT VENUES

YAMA at WAVERLY
Charlotte, North Carolina
3403sf Upfit with Outdoor Dining for Sushi and Japanese Cuisine for repeat Client Birdie Yang. In Working Drawings.

MY TOKYO at Prosperity Village Square
Charlotte, North Carolina
3600sf Sushi and Japanese restaurant upfit in new Shopping Center with large outdoor patio for Bi Qin Liu. In Working Drawings.

LET'S MEAT
South Church Street in Southend of Charlotte, North Carolina
3,600sf Korean BBQ Restaurant upfit with gas fueled cooking tables for Timothy and Lisa Chun, the Owners of Seoul Food Meat Co next door. Under Construction.

MY CAMILLE'S
Mallard Pointe in University Place, Charlotte, North Carolina
1400sf Interior Upfit for smaller Franchise version of Camille's Sidewalk Café serving Sandwiches, wraps, smoothies, and coffee drinks. Under Construction for Camille Jackson.

GREEN BAR in UPTOWN REEBOK CROSSFIT
South Church Street Charlotte, North Carolina
Juice, Fruit & Smoothie Bar adjacent to the Reebok Crossfit in the Duke Energy Center in Downtown Charlotte. Under Construction.

SUGAR
Charlotte, North Carolina
Production and Take-Out Facility for Handmade Gourmet Doughnuts sold on SUGAR Food Truck. Opened October 2015.

THE COOKING POT
Charlotte, North Carolina
Renovation of 2800sf former Church space for semi-fast sit-down Nigerian Traditional food fare on Independence Boulevard passed Permit Review on the first cycle. Opened November 2015.

VIVA CHICKENS
Charlotte, NC & Huntersville, NC
The second Viva Chicken Puruvian Rotiserrie opened in the Toringdon Circle location in Ballantyne in October 2014. The third Viva Chicken at Northcross in Huntersville, NC next to Whole Foods opened in mid 2015. A walk-in-cooler addition is the works for the first Viva Chicken on Elizabeth Avenue in the former Anderson's Restaurant across from Presbyterian Hospital.

CHINA BUFFET
Independence Boulevard Charlotte, NC
Our latest China Buffet upfit in the former Olive Garden Restaurant at Albemarle Road and Independence Boulevard opened June 24th 2014.

SPICE PALACE
University City Charlotte, NC
Design is underway on an Eastern Indian Cuisine sit-down restaurant in the former ABC store space near University of North Carolina Charlotte. Working Drawings.

SAIGON BAY VIETNAMESE CUISINE
Saigon Bay at The Village at University Place (in the previous AAA Carolinas space) was upfitted after having passed permit review on the first cycle without reviewer comments. Opened October 5 2014.

YAMA IZAKAYA
Central Square Shopping Center Central Avenue Charlotte, NC
Yama Izakaya is a 2760sf Japanese Tapas restaurant upfit in Plaza-Central next to Café Le Bon in the emerging Plaza Central Neighborhood of Charlotte NC.
Opened October 3 2014.

CHINA BUFFET
Salisbury, North Carolina
Addition of Hibachi Preperation Area inside existing China Buffet Restaurant. Opened 2013

CHINA BUFFET
University Place Charlotte, North Carolina
Extensive renovations and Dining Addition in 2012 to convert an 8100sf Copeland's of New Orleans restaurant into a high-capacity Buffet.
Opened November 2012, with addition in 2014.

FIRESIDE RESTAURANT
Jefferson, North Carolina
Family Restaurant planned for the new STONEHAVEN Resort in the historic Ashe County Hospital Building. On Hold

THE VOODOO CAFE & LOUNGE
Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina
4000sf Interior Upfit for Uptown Lounge & Restaurant
Under Development for Inner Circle Partners, LLC.

CEDAR STREET TAVERN
Charlotte, North Carolina
Interior 2170sf Restaurant & Bar Upfit seating 90 in Gateway Village.
Opened in January 2005

HISSHO SUSHI Charlotte, NC
Interior 3870sf Restaurant & Bar Upfit in Uptown Charlotte.
Under Development for Hissho Sushi

UWHARRIE VINEYARD WINERY
Albemarle, North Carolina
15,400sf New Winery and Banquet Hall Facility. Under
Development for Chad & Anne Anderson, Uwharrie Vineyards

KERNERSVILLE TRAIN DEPOT RENOVATION
Kernersville, North Carolina
Renovation of Historic Train Depot into Community Center.
Under Development with Poetzsch Architecture

ETHAN'S OF MATTHEWS
Charlotte, North Carolina
Interior 3700sf upfit designs for upscale American Cuisine Restaurant in Matthews. Unbuilt.

EXTRAVAGANZA EVENTS & PROPS
North Tryon Street Charlotte, North Carolina
Renovation of Existing Warehouse to Party/Event Venue and Prop Production Facility with Offices.
Completed 2002 for Mark and Lindsey Middlesworth

BIG CHILL DINING & DANCING
Morehead Avenue Charlotte, North Carolina
Entertainment Venue featuring a working stage with live Classic Soul band in 14000sf Downtown Warehouse (unfitted for less than $20/sf).
Opened 2000 for Darcy Donevan

AA INTERNATIONAL DELI
Charlotte, North Carolina
Deli addition to existing Convenience Store. Completed 2000.

On Restaurants requiring interiors with unique branding Miller Architecture works in collaboration with Carrie Frye of CRID Studio.
Carrie Frye has designed such restaurants as:

Smoke Modern BBQ
The Pump House
American Burger Company
Sea Level
Bad Daddy's
YAFO Kitchen
Viva Chicken
Wild Wing Café
Midwood Smokehouse
Luna's Living Kitchen
Yama Izakaya
Ballantyne Golf Club Bar

 

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