564a Hawthorn Road
Caulfield South, Victoria 3162
Tel: 03 9596 2587

Our Process.

Core Services

Commercial Hospitality Design Innovation

We help our hospitality clients to run their businesses more effectively, with increased profitably, through superior design. We bring fresh ideas, new processes and technology to create better ways of working.  We recognise that each venue is unique.  We put in the time, to really listen and understand how each new kitchen or workspace is intended to function, so we can provide practical and bespoke solutions for our clients.  We really love what we do - the work itself, the people we meet and the hospitality industry as a whole.  We're passionate and proud about our work and ultimately care about outcomes for your venue, as if it were our own.  And we're always good company for a long lunch!

Core Services Include:

  • Definition of Brief
  • Concept & Schematic Design
  • Project Documentation
  • Budget Estimates
  • Project Supervision
  • Defect & Compliance Reports

Design Process

Collaborative Design Process

Clients are involved in a collaborative design process from project inception to completion. Utilizing leading-edge design software and 3D emulation, they gain a complete visual understanding of their project, prior to construction. This information is then seamlessly incorporated into Detailed Documentation that assists kitchen contractors in providing accurate quotes, with minimal opportunity for variations at the construction stage.

Eatscape design team working at table
Stage 1. Definition of Design Brief

Stage 1. Operational and Design Brief

Confirm Project Parameters Prior to Commencement

Establish the parameters of the project prior to tender submission and project commencement. Confirm project objectives, timeline, milestone goals and task parameters. Any site-specific constraints or specific requirements are taken into account at this stage.

In-depth client consultation, initiate the collaborative design process. Identification of project stakeholders and sign-off authority. Identify project budget constraints and compliance requirements.

Stage 2. Documentation, Specification, Scope Of Works

Stage 2. Concepts and Schematics

Schematic Concepts Prior to Formal Drawings

Schematic design showing all relevant equipment, locations and space allocations to meet design brief, for approval by client and architect.

Alterations and modifications to schematic designs, before proceeding to formal drawing and specification. Supply Prime Costing – to assist with budgeting.

Stage 3. Visual Schematics

Stage 3. Drawings & 3D Walk Throughs

Design Development and 3D Emulation

Refine schematic designs, incorporating client feedback. Provide preliminary services information for base building documentation (by others). Supply 3D visualisations and walk-throughs as required for client approval and sign off.

Issue drawings, plans and renderings for inclusion in documentation by others. Liaison with architects, builders, stakeholders and 3rd parties.

Stage 4. Drawings & 3D Walk Throughs

Stage 4. Documentation, Specification, Scope Of Works

Final Documentation and Specification

Final documentation and specification including but not limited to:

  • Demarcation, specification and scope of works
  • Equipment layout plans & equipment technical cut sheets
  • Typical details and detailed drawings of custom made units
Stage 5. Project Management, Project Supervision

Stage 5. Project Supervision

Construction Stage Project Works

Review Kitchen Contractor construction documentation, answering any site queries throughout construction, commissioning and hand over. Maintaining open communication with Kitchen Contractor, Project Manager and Builder during the build phase, is essential to correct deployment of specification and design intent.

  • Issuing of Construction documentation
  • Checking of shop drawings and documentation by others
  • Attend meetings and site inspections
  • Client consultation & responding to site queries
  • Services Rough-in review
  • Site visits to confirm compliance with the approved documentation
Stage 6. Site Visits, Final Defect Report

Stage 6. Site Visits, Final Defect Report

Site Visits through to Handover and Final Defect Report

Completion of the project through final site visits and defect report to builder and client, resolution of any defects:

  • Site Visits
  • Final Defect Report
  • Project Debrief

Market Sectors

Eatscape's unique understanding of the Hospitality Industry enables us to meet compliance, program and budgetary expectations. Eatscape has experience across many market sectors including:

  • Bars
  • Cafes & Casual Dining
  • Pubs & Hotels
  • Resorts & Campuses
  • Restaurants
  • Stadiums & Venues
Market Sectors

Get In Touch

Contact us to make an appointment and discuss your project requirements.