Playmaker Café, Indonesia
October 20, 2020

The Opportunity: The Playmaker Café is a trendy dining and entertainment destination in Thamrin, Jakarta. Opened in October 2019 and founded by the famous football presenter Ophan Lamara, Playmaker Café is a popular hangout spot for locals and tour...


Te Deseo, Texas
May 26, 2020

The Opportunity: Opened in 2019, Te Deseo is an authentic Latin American restaurant located in the Harwood District in downtown Dallas, Texas. Owned and operated by the Harwood Hospitality Group, Te Deseo combines fine dining with chic décor and li...


Old Elephant House, New Zealand
February 27, 2020

The Opportunity: Opened in 1922 and expanded in 1973, Auckland Zoo occupies a 40-acre lot near Auckland’s Central Business District. The zoo’s former elephant house was recently converted into a unique restaurant and versatile event space called th...


Urban Foundry, India
January 15, 2019

The Opportunity: With several locations in Mumbai and Pune in India’s Maharashtra state, The Urban Foundry is a unique bar and eatery with an industrial aesthetic that incorporates brick, metal and glass materials. The Foundry’s new location featur...


Pourhouse Uptown, Minneapolis, MN
June 18, 2018

The Opportunity: : First opened in downtown Minneapolis in 2012, Pourhouse offers a unique atmosphere that combines live bands, DJ dance parties and screenings of major sports games. With its recent opening of Pourhouse Uptown, there are now three P...


Cafe Havana, Philippines
April 25, 2018

The Opportunity: : Founded by hospitality pioneer Larry J. Cruz, Café Havana is a traditional Cuban restaurant located in the Makati district of Manila. In its quest to celebrate all things Cuban, Café Havana features a nightly lineup of live salsa ...


Wonders Bar & Grill, Texas
January 25, 2018

The Opportunity: : Wonders Bar Grill is a newly opened pub, restaurant, sports bar and live music venue in downtown Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. Owners Dayyan and Darren Wonders hired David Rotter, a Systems Integrator at E2I Design, to create a us...


Bistro 82, Michigan
June 11, 2015

The Challenge: The Detroit area has always been known for its resiliency, which was resoundingly evident at the Valentine’s Day opening of Bistro 82 in the suburb of Royal Oak, Mich. Completely remodeled and renovated, the two-story establishment ...