The Restaurant Design Company works with entrepreneurs, restaurant groups, and hospitality developers to create new food & beverage concepts, prototypes, and environments.


New Builds, Renovations, & Prototypes

Through strategy, positioning, and design, we deliver packaged restaurant concepts for your team to evaluate, assess, and price.


We Deliver an Integrated Experience for F&B Concept Creation

•F&B Visioning
•Brand Positioning
•Guest Experience Strategy
•Space Planning & Scoping
•Concept Development
•Architectural Design

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David Pilkenton

Principal & Director

The Restaurant Design Company was founded by David Pilkenton in 2016.

David launched his career at Streetsense, designing and creating destination and branded F&B concepts found in Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, and Four Seasons properties.

David directs the strategy and creative direction of projects, working with his team to craft guest-driven food & beverage experiences for his clients.

Join Us

Though we don't have any specific openings at the moment, we're always looking for like-minded individuals.

To enter our orbit, please email your resume and portfolio (Maximum 8 MB) to office@restaurantdesignco.com. Please be local to New York City. Thank you.