Test Kitchen Table

Nothing shows you're serious about food like an 8" butcher block table that weighs 1200 pounds! Recently BloominBrands came to us looking for a centerpiece for their test kitchen.  They were remodeling, and several of the vendors they use were donating to the project, so they asked about branding logos into the [...]

November 5th, 2018|Restaurant Fixtures, tables|

Best New Vendor 2018!

Minnesota Millwork named best new vendor.  On September 25, in Tampa, Florida, Front Burner Brands held their annual Golden Fork Awards.  Minnesota Millwork and Fixtures won the award for Best New Vendor in 2018.  In 2018 Minnesota Millwork and Fixtures began working with The Melting Pot, a specialty fondue franchise with 130 locations nationwide, on [...]

October 4th, 2018|booth seating, chairs, Completed Jobs, point of sale, Restaurant Fixtures|

Finished Project- The Melting Pot

Everything is better dipped in cheese.  Or chocolate.  Here's a restaurant that celebrates fondue, great concept right?!  And we haven't even gotten to the interior yet! The seating for this restaurant has been fun for the entire shop, the upholstery department very much enjoyed the new materials in [...]

Rearranging Restaurant Furniture

How often do you walk into your favorite restaurant and find they've rearranged?  *awkward pause while I anticipate inquisitive looks* Yeah, me either. Everything is in exactly the same place, or there has been a recent remodel with entirely new fixtures, lighting has changed, etc... and the booths still might be in the [...]

March 14th, 2018|booth seating, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|

What’s new in the shop… this year

We love making booths.  Our upholstery department has been having a great time with some new custom booths, with some great fabrics and finishes that we all can't help but get excited about! Sue does most of our sewing, which cracks me up because it [...]

What’s new in the shop…

Booths!  Our upholstery team is hard at it with some fantastic seating in the works.  They have turned out some beautiful pieces lately! These ladies (and gentlemen) are cranking out booths with efficiency and accuracy, and we are so proud [...]

Bar Building

We've been making beautiful (oops, not supposed to say that about your own work.  Well it's true.) back bars for years.  Just one example that we've made several variations of for the Olive Garden: We've been making bar tops for less time, that's true, however, one can't help but [...]

September 18th, 2017|backbar display, bars, Made in the USA, Restaurant Fixtures, woodworking|

New booth design!

We love designing custom pieces for our customers.  So when we had the opportunity to work with the design team for one of our favorite repeat customers on a new booth design we were thrilled to make them some prototypes. This is a new style of booth back for us with the fabric foldover.  Paired with [...]

July 24th, 2017|booth seating, Made in the USA, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|

Project Completed: Harry’s Cafe

Harry's opened in Lakeville 19 years ago, and has been a local favorite ever since.  They have a large menu, and serve a large menu very well. Harry and his staff were terrific to work with!  We appreciate the business, thanks for keeping it local! [...]

Project Complete: Tampa Hard Rock

We love unique projects.  No customer is as bold with their look as The Hard Rock Cafe is. The Tampa airport Hard Rock Cafe was one of the most creative jobs that we've ever executed.  Taking the conceptual plans from the design team and applying them to reality with [...]