Texas Architect 2011 Jan/Feb: Education
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Culinary Arts Program 2 3 1 El Paso Community College’s Culinary Arts Program, p r o j e c t Culinary designed by Parkhill Smith & Cooper, is a $5 million, c l i e n t El 22,226-sf renovation located in the Administrative a r c h i t e c t Parkhill Smith & Cooper Services Center, Building B. The renovated facility was d e s i g n t e a m Mary Lopez, AIA; Luis Guevara; Hector De Santiago, designed to accommodate students on a waiting list AIA; Jana Forbes, IIDA for the culinary program. The architects held meetings c o n s u l t a n t s H.G. Rice & Company (food service); RBM Engineering with students, chefs, and staff to meet the client’s (electrical); Fluid Systems (mechanical); Henry K Ng & Associates Arts Program, El Paso Paso Community College needs and the American Culinary Federation program (structural); DataCom Design Group (AV/IT/acoustics) requirements. Collaboration guided plans for spatial p h o t o g r a p h e r Geof Harral adjacencies, circulation, food service equipment, 4 7 5 8 5 9 6 10 Floor Plan 1 Dine N’ Dash Market 2 Restaurant Thirteen 09 3 A la Carte Kitchen 4 Student Catering Kitchen 5 Basic Skills Kitchen 6 Student Resource Center 7 Pastry Kitchen 8 Offices 9 Sysco Test Kitchen 10 Receiving and Storage 74 t e x a s a r c h i t e c t audio/visual equipment, point of sales, security, and r e s o u r c e s manufactured stone : educational and health department codes. To create an Laminati, Formica; solid surfacing : Avonite; insulation : Johns Manville; open environment and showcase culinary activities, all security grille : corridors are lined with glass. The new facility includes Glass and Aluminum); decorative glazing : 3Form (Performance Glass Owens Corning; laminates : Abet Overhead Door Corp.; glass : Oldcastle (Performance six specialized kitchens, a storage and receiving area, and Aluminum); offices, a student resource center, restaurant ‘Thirteen- ClarkWestern; tile : DalTile, American Olean, Mirage, Interceramic; specialty pulls : Forms+Surfaces; gypsum : USG, O9,’ and ‘Dine ‘n Dash Market.’ A 3,711-sf receiving and metal ceilings : storage area was designed to procure food products, Haley; entrances and storefronts : Kawneer; acoustical ceilings : Cer- and for students to sort, prepare, and then store them tainTeed; wood flooring : Gammapar; cork flooring : Solida; laminate within the appropriate storage system. A separate ice flooring : carving station and walk-in freezer is also included. The wall reveals : demonstration/test kitchen is designed as flexible space Scholten; fireplace : Modern Spark Fires; toilet accessories : Bradley; Chicago Metallic; door frames : Steelcraft; wood doors : Plynyl, Armstrong; paints : Kwal, Zolatone; granite : DuPont; Fry Reglet; toilet partitions / fire extinguishers : K.D. for culinary demonstrations, community events, and menu boards : continuing education courses. The El Paso Community Supply; test kitchen food service equipment: Sysco; kitchen hoods : Mod- College Culinary Arts Program received a Merit Award u-serve; chefs counter : CounterCraft; furniture: Facilities Connection; in the 2010 TASA/TASB Exhibit of School Architecture. software : IDS Menus; food service equipment: Arizona Restaurant Autocad, Autodesk The project also won a 2010 AIA El Paso Design Award. (See the news article p. 23.) N o elle Hein z e 1 / 2 2 0 1 1