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Culinary Arts Program

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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

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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

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t e x a s

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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

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