With the world turned on its head (especially in the restaurant and hospitality industries), we at Shea have pulled together some of the resources that we’ve found most helpful as we work to stay up to date on understanding what’s going on inside the industry, and to keep tabs on how we can all can […]
As COVID-19 social-distancing regulations continue to be put in place, restaurants have ceased their dining-in operations, but many are still looking to the future. Shea Principal Tanya Spaulding gave Twin Cities Business magazine the scoop on how a collaborative design office makes it work when everyone needs to distance themselves–and how Shea keeps up the […]
During this unprecedented and uncertain time, the restaurant and hospitality industry is deeply impacted by the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 situation—most recently by the statewide closure of all restaurants, bars, and gathering spaces to help stop the spread of the virus. We at Shea are offering any support possible to our clients and partners, […]
At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community: “Three Future […]
With its pay-what-you-can philosophy, Provision Community Restaurant is like none other in the Twin Cities. The Shea-designed eatery serves the community at two seatings, three evenings and one brunch each week. Working with partner organizations to source fresh ingredients, the Provision chefs create delicious dishes for patrons to share at community tables and pay what […]
We’re proud to announce that Shea is on Interior Design‘s list of 2020 Top Giants! It’s a huge honor, and we’re in great company! See the full list here.
The seven-story Element Hotel by Westin is open in Bloomington, near the Mall of America, and it’s the largest ground-up, Shea-designed building to date! We’re thrilled to have partnered with Terratron and Marriott to make the project a reality and are excited to show it off. With 142 guest rooms, the extended-stay hotel is more […]
The 2020 James Beard Award semifinalist list has been released, and we’re thrilled to announce that it’s packed with our partners. Gavin Kaysen’s 2019 tasting-menu gem Demi earned a Best New Restaurant nod, and the chef himself is in the Outstanding Chef category. Spoon & Stable’s Diane Moua is an Outstanding Pastry Chef finalist, and […]
P.S. Steak was the Eater 2019 Award winner for design, and with good reason–the Shea team worked closely with managing group Jester Concepts to create a dramatic space that would pay homage to the storied building’s historic roots. The Eater crew did a deep dive into the design, getting the scoop from Shea on process […]
Isaac Becker’s fourth Minneapolis restaurant, Snack Bar, opened in October, and has been given a three-star nod by the Star Tribune. Praised for its pizza, pasta, and small plates, the restaurant is also heralded for its Shea-designed, intimate space that feels perpetually convivial and energetic. Read the full review here.
At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community: “Design Trend: […]
Last weekend’s Charlie Awards honored the best in food in the Twin Cities, and Shea clients stole the stage. Popol Vuh, the Northeast spot bringing Mexican cuisine to a new level, won for Outstanding Restaurant, while Lat 14’s Trish Galvin took the Best Bartender honor. To see the full list of winners and get the […]
Baldamar is the steakhouse that’s been bringing the heat in Roseville since it opened late last fall, and the Business Journal has taken note. The swanky, Shea-designed space is this week’s featured Hot Spot, garnering praise for its spacious dining room, luxe bar, private dining spaces, and polished vibes. See the full piece here.
Standout sushi spot Yumi Japanese Restaurant + Bar has officially expanded from its original Excelsior location, opening this week in a Shea-designed space in St. Paul’s Cathedral Hill neighborhood. The new restaurant has undergone a complete transformation from its longtime tenure as Fabulous Fern’s, with modern, clean lines and an open kitchen to show off […]
Madison, Alabama is going to be the proud home of a brand-new J. Alexander’s restaurant at the end of 2020. A recent press release announced that the Shea-designed restaurant will be joining the Town Madison development, clocking in at 7,350 square feet with space for 200 guests. Serving its signature American classics and award-winning wines, […]
Surdyk’s has been Northeast Minneapolis’ longtime star when it comes to liquor and cheese, but it’s going to be bringing a dose of glamour to the neighborhood with its new cafe and wine bar, Sidebar. Designed by Shea, the 60-seat restaurant is the third-generation Surdyks’ stamp on the brand, and will feature a centerpiece bar […]
The two-level food hall in the historic downtown Minneapolis Dayton’s store is moving into construction, under Shea’s watchful eye. As part of a major renovation project of the former retail juggernaut, Shea’s design for the lower and first levels will become a reality, with a three-story atrium and several dozen food vendors. Get the full […]
At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community: “In 2020, […]
We’re excited to announce that Shea is partnering with father-son duo Paul and Marshall Johnson to create Pine Mountain, a new hospitality destination in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Set in the heart of the Ozarks, Pine Mountain will be the place to be for bikers exploring trails, couples looking for a romantic getaway, and active families. […]